When you wave (挥手) to a friend, you are using sign language. When you smile at someone, you mean to be 1 . When you put one finger (手指) in front of your 2 , you mean "Be quiet."
Yet, people in different countries may use different sign languages.
Once an Englishman was in Italy. He could speak 3 Italian. One day while he was walking in the street, he felt 4 and went into a restaurant (餐馆). When the waiter came, the Englishman 5 his mouth, put his fingers into it and took them out again and moved his lips (嘴唇). In this way, he 6 to say, "Bring me something to eat." But the waiter brought him a lot of things to 7 . First tea, then coffee, then milk, but no food. The Englishman was 8 that he was not able to tell the waiter he was hungry. He was 9 to leave the restaurant when another man came in and put his hands on his stomach (肚子). And this sign was 10 enough for the waiter. In a few minutes, the waiter brought him a large plate of bread and meat. At last the Englishman had his meal in the same way.
1. A. niceB. friendlyC. fineD. well
2. A. eyeB. handC. mouthD. arm
3. A. a littleB. fewC. a fewD. a little
4. A. hungry B. tired C. sad D. worried
5. A. washed B. opened C. closedD. touched
6. A. dared B. meant C. had D. decided
7. A. eat B. drink C. carry D. play
8. A. happy B. glad C. sorry D. afraid
9. A. quick B. slow C. ready D. quiet
10. A. good B. bad C. bright D. wrong
KEY: 1-5 BCDAB 6-10 BBCCA
We spent a day in the country and picked a lot of flowers. Our car was full of 1 inside. On the way home my wife saw a bookshelf outside a furniture (家具) shop. "Buy it," she said at once. "We'll 2 it home on the roof-rack (车顶架). I've always wanted one like that."
Ten minutes __3__ we were back with the bookshelf. 1 drove slowly. Other drivers seemed more polite than usual that evening. The 4 even stopped traffic to let us through .
After a while my wife said, "There's a long line of cars 5 . Why don't they overtake (超车)?"
Just at that time a police car did overtake, and two officers inside asked us to 6 their car through the busy traffic. The police car stopped at our village church(教堂).
One of the officers came to me and said, "Do you need any more 7 now?" I didn't quite understand. So I said, "You've been very 8 . We live just down the road."
He was looking at our things, first at the flowers, then at the bookshelf. "Well, well," he said and 9 , "It's a bookshelf you've got here! We thought it was— er, something else."
My wife began to laugh. Suddenly I understood 10 the police drove here.
1. A. booksB. flowersC. fruitsD.vegetables
2. A. takeB. carryC. sendD. hold
3. A. beforeB. afterC. laterD. ago
4. A. driversB. policeC. cleanersD. sellers
5. A. behindB. beforeC. besideD. back
6. A. takeB. followC. moveD. drive
7. A. timeB. moneyC. helpD. water
8. A. kindB. cleverC. politeD. popular
9. A. laughedB. criedC. shoutedD. jumped
10. A. how B. whatC. whoD. why
KEY: 1-5 BBCBA 6-10 BCAAD
Sam had a dog, Its name was Tod. It was very helpful, but it ate too much . So he didn't like it. He wanted to __1__ Tod. He __2__ Tod and put it in a small boat . He rowed(划)the boat to the __3__ of a big river. Just as he __4__ the poor animal into the river, the boat began to go down. __5__ the man and Tod __56__ into the river.
Tod was able to swim, __7__ Sam couldn't. The dog bit(咬) the rope(绳子) and broke it . It tried its best to swim to __8__ Sam. The man was saved, so he was very thankful (感激的)to the dog, he didn't want to kill the dog __9__. From then on, he gave the dog as __10__ as it wanted.
1. A. sell B. buy C. beat D. kill
2. A. tied B. pulled C. pushed D. closed
3. A. front B. foot C. side D. middle
4. A. threw B. carried C. sent D. brought
5. A. Neither B. Nor C. Each D. Both
6. A. fell B. dropped C. lost D. jumped
7. A. because B. tho ugh C. but D. when
8. A. kill B. save C. meet D. hit
9. A. no more B. any more C. no longer D. not more
10. A. little B. few C. many D. much
KEY: 1-5 DADAD 6-10 ACBBD