Unit 4 Wildlife protection
I 语言知识及应用 (共两节，满分45分)
第一节 完形填空 (共20小题；每小题1.5分，满分30分) 【湖南省长沙市长郡中学2017届高三入学考试】
People from every corner flooded into the streets that Christmas Eve. “Frosty the Snowman,” and “Jingle Bells” __1___in stores; on the pavements, the street singers performed happily. Everyone, was 2 by someone else, delighted and cheerful. I was alone.
As one of 8 kids of a Brazilian family, brought up in America's crowded apartment, I'd spent several years searching for aloneness. Now, 3 , at 27, a college student after the 4 with my girlfriend , every cell inside me wanted to be alone, 5 not at Christmas. My family had 6 to Brazil and my friends were 7 with their own lives. Dusk was approaching, and the fact that I had to return to my 8 home made me sad. Lights from windows blinked, and I hoped someone would 9 from one of those homes to invite me inside with a Christmas tree decorated with shiny fake snow and 10 presents.
At a market, I felt more 11 when people were buying lots of goods, which 12 the gifts we received as children in my mind . I missed my family and wanted to cry for wanting to be alone and for having achieved it.
Outside the church , a manger(小耶稣) had been set 13 . I stood with others watching the scene, some of them 14 themselves, praying. As I walked home, I realized that leaving Brazil was still a painful experience as I struggled with 15 I had become in 15 years in America. I'd mourned the 16 , but for the first time, I recognized what I’d gained. I was independent, 17 and healthy. My life was still ahead, full of 18 .
Sometimes the best gift is the one that you give yourself. That Christmas, I gave myself 19 for what I'd obtained up to now and promise to go forward. It is the best gift I've ever got, the one that I most 20 .
1. A. shared B. played C. served D. held
2. A. accompanied B. employed C. attended D. supported
3. A. usually B. extremely C. really D. eventually
4. A. breakup B. date C. sympathy D. concern
5. A. so B. but C. and D. or
6. A. moved B. slipped C. came Unit 4 Wildlife protection
重点单词 1．protection n．保护→protect v．保护→protective adj.保护的，防护的
2．decrease vi. & vt.减少；(使)变小或变少
3．loss n．损失；遗失；丧失→lose v．遗失，丢失→loser n．输家；失败者→lost adj.遗失的，失去的
4．hunt vt. & vi.打猎；猎取；搜寻
7．contain vt.包含；容纳；容忍→container n．容器
8．powerful adj.强大的；有力的→powerfully adv.有力地→power v．给……提供动力
11．succeed vi.成功 vt.接替；继任
13．harm n. & vt.损害；危害→harmful adj.有害的
14．bite vt. & vi.咬；叮；刺痛→bit(过去式)→bitten(过去分词)
16．fierce adj.凶猛的；猛烈的→fiercely adv.猛烈地→fierceness n．猛烈
重点短语 1．die out 灭亡；逐渐消失
2．in peace 和平地；安详地；和睦地
3．in danger(of) 在危险中，垂危
4．in relief 如释重负
5．burst into laughter 突然笑起来
7．pay attention to 注意
8．come into being 形成；产生
9．according to 按照；根据……所说
10．do harm to 危害
11．without mercy 毫不留情地
12．respond to 对……作出回答
（高考书面表达必备） 1．Please take me to a distant land where I can find the animal that gave fur to make this sweater.
2．There Daisy saw an antelope looking sad.
3．It shows the importance of wildlife protection，but I'd like to help as the WWF suggests.
Unit 4 Wildlife protection
1.Laws have been made to prevent people from killing__________animals and birds.
A.distant B.wild C.secure D.fierce
2.The farmers suffered a heavy___________because of the terrible storm.
A.zone B.harm C.loss D.insect
3.The cruel king showed no ____________ and killed all the prisoners.
A.relief B.ending C.pain D.mercy
4.I waved my hand to catch her___________，but she just ignored me.
A.attention B.character C.carpet D.style
5.According to a study，little children often feel ___________near their parents.
A.magical B.secure C.faithful D.universal
6.I just wonder how he can feed a family of eight on such a low __________.
A.basis B.stage C.income D.track
7.To their________，someone had found the keys and handed them in.
A.mercy B.incident C.attention D.relief
8.On the floor lay four or five boxes __________ toys and books.
A.decreasing B.employing C.containing D.affecting
9.I would__________ it if you would let me deal with this by myself.
A.appreciate B.inspect C.protect D.replace
10.The government insists that the dam will not do any_________to the environment.
A.reserve B.application C.bargain D.harm
【答案】1---5 B C D A B 6---10 C D C A D
1． So little time________we have that we must hurry up.
2．Such a fierce dog________he have that we had to wait outside before we could get into his yard.
3．Only when he returned________we told that the war had ended and the army had come back.
4． Only when Ann heard the bell ringing，________she see that she didn’t write her name on the paper.
5． For a moment nothing happened; then________(come) cheers from the excited audience.
6．According to a report on Daily Mail，it’s on Wednesday________people start feeling really unhappy.
7．I have no idea why it is________he will go there with her.
8． Where do you think it is ________we can buy that best－seller?
9．It was not until 7：30________he got home yesterday, so his parents were very worried.
10．How time flies! It’s in two months________we’ll say goodbye to our high school life.