When my first child was born, my mother-in-law said to me: ‘Motherhood is a wonderful just as long as you remember that A Mother’s Place is in the Wrong. No matter what you do, your children will blame you.’
Sine that time, almost nine years ago, I have carefully monitored mothers and their growing offspring to verify this maxim, and found that indeed it contains much truth.
If, on the other hand, a mother sends her little lamb to the local neighborhood school, the little lamb will grumble tears later that his parents did not give a fig for education and that is why he was illiterate and on the dole.
If a woman has a job, her children will speak mournfully of the experience of being latch-key kids who never knew what it was to come home to the joy and security of mum baking bread in the kitchen.
If she considers it to e best to end the marriage, they will accuse her of causing them ‘parental deprivation syndrome’ and obligation them to grow up in ‘a one-parent situation’.
Truly, a mother’s place is in the wrong place---and, yea, it goes on even unto the third generation. When your children encounter trouble or difficulties as adults, in their own marriages or in their personalities, whom do you blame? You’ve got it in one: Mother.
1. Having thought about her mother-in-law advice, the author _________________.
A was inclined to doubt the advice B interviewed women whose children had grown up
C decided to put the advice to the test D asked adults about their children
2. The passage suggests that the local schools ___________________.
A make children feel insecurity B have a poor educational record
C allow children too much freedom D are for the children of ‘suburban cabbages’
3. According to the passage, a woman who divorces her husband will ____________________.
A be backed by her children B be blamed by her children
C usually blame her husband D soon lose the children’s affection
4. It can be concluded from the passage that mothers _________________.
A are willing to take the blame B are blamed unfairly
C can not be blameless D cannot avoid blame
The worldwide consumption of bakery food products is increasing. Many populations that formerly relied solely on rice or coarser grains as their main source of carbohydrates show a preference for compounded bakery products as new industry and increased incomes make them more widely accessible. Japan is an outstanding example of countries following this trend. The United States has shown a steady downward trend in per capita consumption of cereal-based foods for many years, and the consumption of sweet bakery foods, such as cakes or pastry, has been increasingly displacing bread consumption.
Probably 95% of the white bread sold in the United States is enriched with thiamine, niacin, and iron, and about 30 of the states have laws requiring white bread enrichment. Formerly, calcium and vitamin D were frequently added to enriched bread, but lack of consumer demand and questionable nutritional benefit led to gradual phasing out of these enrichments. India has attempted to encourage consumption of protein-enriched bread, with some success. Except for research projects, little has been done in other countries, however. In areas where bakery products comprise a large proportion of the diet, they could provide an ideal vehicle for nutritional supplementation. The need for better quality in the daily diet occurs mostly in the developing counties, where carbohydrates foods --- usually cereals --- are the basic components of the diet and therefore the logical protein carriers.
1. Japan is used in this passage t illustrate a fashion in many countries ___________.
A to enrich bread B to invest more in food industry
C to increase consumption of bakery foods
D to increase a reliance on rice and grains
2. Because of little demand and questionable value ____________.
A calcium and vitamin D are no longer added to bread
B cereal-based foods are being replaced by bakery products
C rice and coarser grains being replaced by bakery products
D little has been done to encourage consumption of enriched bread
3. According to the passage, popular cereals could be the best way in developing countries to ___.
A supplement the diet B displace rice consumption
C increase reliance on carbohydrates D phase out necessary bread enrichments
4. From the passage, we learn that there is a worldwide trend towards _____________.
A enriching the nutritional value of bread
B increasing the consumption of protein
C using bakery products as a source of carbohydrates
D using grains, such as rice, as a source of carbohydrates
独立主格的结构一： 名词(代词)+ 分词 [现在分词、过去分词]
Silver is the best conductor of electricity, copper __ it closely.
A followed B following C to follow D being followed
All things __, the planned trip will have to be called off.
A considered B be considered C considering D having considered
独立主格的结构2：with + 名词(代词)+ 分词 [句子当中作状语]
After the Arab states won independence, great emphasis was laid on expanding education, with girls as well as boys __ to go to school.
A to be encouraged B been encouraged C being encouraged D be encouraged
43.No matter how frequently __, the works of Beethoven always attract large audiences.
A performed B performing C to be performed D being performed
perform vt. 表演，演出，演奏;
to be performed 将要被演奏; being performed 正在被演奏;
62. I remember __ to help us if we ever got into trouble.
A once offering B him once offering C him to offer D to offer him
48. Your hair wants __. You'd better have it done tomorrow.
A cut B cutting C to cut D being cut
18. This room is so dirty that it wants __.
A cleaning B to clean C being cleaned D cleaned
25. There's a man at the reception desk who seems very angry and I think he means __ trouble.
A making B to make C to have made D having made
41. It is not difficult to ________ the idea that machines may communicate information to us.
A) admit B) receive C) accept D) convince(C)
42. I have not the least ________ of hurting your feelings.
A) concept B) intention C) mind D) purpose(B)
43. As the shortage of certain metals approaches, others must be found to take their ________.
A) share B) place C) role D) shape(B)
44. The new power station is reported ________ within three years.
A) to have completed B) to have been completed
C) having Been completed D) to complete(B)
45. Mary is in bed with a fever and she can’t hope to ________ the cold in a few day.
A) get over B) get away C) get off D) get out(A)
46. Although the weather was very had, the buses still ran on ________.
A) list B) plan C) schedule D) arrangement(C)
47. The situation today is obviously quite different from ________ it was only 50 years ago.
A) what B) which C) when D) such(A)
48. Soon, Americans hope, the rains will return and ease the hardship ________ U.S. farmers.
A) faced B) faces C) facing D) to face(C)
49. Ever since the family moved to the suburbs last year, they ________ better health.
A) could have enjoyed B) have been enjoying C) had enjoyed D) are enjoying(B)
50. It is much easier to talk about social change than to ________.
A) bring it on B) bring it about C) burning it up D) bring it out(B)
51. Jane was hit on the head by the robber and was knocked ________.
A) mindless B) unaware C) brainless D) unconscious(D)
52. He likes doing some reading at home to the cinema.
A) than to go B) than going C) more than going D) rather than to go(C)
53. ________ neglecting our education, my father sent my brother and me to a summer school.
A) Accused of B) Accusing of C) That he was accused of D) To be accused of(A)
54. I bought a new house last year, but I ________ my old house yet, so at the moment I have two houses.
A) did not sell B) do not sell C) had not sold D) have not sold(D)
55. She didn’t regret paying 200 dollars for the bookcase. As a matter or a fact, she would gladly have paid ________ for it.
A) as much twice B) much as twice C) as twice much D) twice as much(D)
56. By the time you get to Beijing tomorrow, I ________ for Shanghai.
A) am leaving B) should have left C) will leave D) have already left(B)