Part 3 Reading and Writing(第三部分读写)
VI．Reading comprehension(阅读理解) (共50分)
A．Choose the best answer(根据短文内容，选择最恰当的答案)(12分)
74．How many family members are there in Mandy’s host family?
A)4． B)5． C)6． D)7．
75．Mandy writes in her e．mail that the__________ lesson is her favourite．
A)Thai speaking B)boxing C)Thai writing D)cooking
76．Next month，Mandy is going to visit__________．
A)Pattaya beach B)Phuket Island
C)Phairat’s hometown D)Bangkok
77．According to the e-mail，__________has been a symbol of Thailand for many years.
A) B) C) D)
78．From the e-mail we know that Mandy is__________ when she stays In Thailand.
A)bored B)quiet C)excited D)proud
79．What is the possible subject of the e-mail?
A)Study trip in Thai land B)Food culture in Thailand
C)Elephant riding in Thailand D)International schools in Thailand
B．Choose the best words and complete the passage(选择最恰当的单词完成短文)(12分)
You can reach almost any goal if you want to—but sometimes it takes great efforts to realize your dream.
That was quite true for me．When I was 17 years old，I broke my father’s___80___．He had saved enough from an average income to send me to college to become a lawyer．Three months later I was home telling him that I had left college — and for the first time I saw him ___81___.
“Son，I’m always going to love you even though you’ll never achieve anything，’’he said with tears(眼泪)in his eyes．
When I walked out of that room，I was burning with something within my body．Not everyone has the chance to feel it．I did not just want to___83___ — I had to．
But I couldn't see how to do it and all the time my father’s words were in my mind. I become a salesperson．It was not___84___ because I knew almost nothing about marketing.
Then a man introduced me to the Edwards training course．I went and learned a lot of useful___84___．I tried my best to put them to work．Soon after that，I started tasting the sweet fruits of Success for the first time．
Some time later，I told the manager of my company that I would like to meet with Mr．Edwards．They arranged it for me．When the day came，I told him，“Mr. Edwards，my goal is to be able to train people just as you trained me．’’___85___，he agreed to let me try．
All that came true because I set goals to make it happen．Sticking to the goal was the most important．
80．A)promise B)record C)heart D)law
81．A)shout B)cry C)laugh D)relax
82．A)succeed B)argue C)stop D)move
83．A)fair B)easy C)serious D)safe
84．A)poems B)dialogues C)excuses D)skills
85．A)Luckily B)Usually C)Clearly D)Suddenly