Find and keep your friendship

  Every one of us ,rich or poor, should at least have one or two good friends. Your friends will listen to you when you speak, will take care of you when you are sick, and will be together with you in your journey through life.

  Everyone needs friends. Friendship can make us happier. How can we find a good friend and get on well with each other? Here is some advice.

  ★ Make friends with a person who is easy to get along with.

  ★ You should make friends with a person who has something in common with you.

  ★ Give your friend a hand when he or she is in trouble .Friends should always be ready to help each other.

  ★ Believe in each other. This is the most important thing in a friendship.

  ★ Even the best friends may have quarrel (争吵)sometimes. If this happens ,don’t let your quarrel last too long. Try to make up with(和好) your friends soon.

  Friendship is a kind of treasure in our life. It is like a bottle of wine, the longer it is kept, the better it will be.

  1.Rich people don’t need friends.

  2.If your friends are in trouble, you should help them.

  3.Make friends with people who are not difficult to get along with.

  4.Don’t believe in your friends.

  5.Best friends don’t have a quarrel.

  1.F 2.T 3.T 4.F 5.F


  A mascot(吉祥物)is very important to an event. Do you know what the mascot of Shanghai World Expo 2010 is?

  Well,it is haibao, It can be seen almost everywhere in China now. The inspiration for the design comes from a Chinese word “ren” which means people in English. It really looks like a man putting up his hands and saying hello to everyone. The name, Haibao, comes from the Chinese phrase “Si Hai Zhi Bao”. “Hai” means the sea in English, and it also implies(隐含)that it was born in Shanghai. “Bao’ is a lucky name in Chinese traditional culture. The name not only means the treasure(宝藏)of the sea, but also means the treasure of Shanghai.

  Every part of Haibao’s body has its special meaning. For example, Haibao’s hair is like the wave of the sea. Its smiling face shows its friendliness. Haibao was designed by two artists, one from Shanghai and the other from Taiwan. The design is very successful. It is very easy to remember and it also shows the theme of Shanghai World Expo, “Better City, Better Life’.Haibao is confident, lovely and lively, It is a good anbassodor(形象大使)of Shanghai World Expo. It is welcoming friends all over the world with its opening arms and friendly smile.

  1.What’s the meaning of the name “Haibao”in the passage?

  A. It means sea water.

  B. It means the Chinese word “ren”.

  C. It means the treasure of the sea and Shanghai.

  D. It means a smiling face.

  2.How many artists designed the mascot?

  A. Two. B. Three. C. Five. D. Eight.

  3.What is the themeo f Shanghai World Expo 2010?

  A. Better City, Better Life.

  B. One World ,One Dream.

  C. Welcome Home.

  D. Share the Spirit.

  4.Which of the following is NOT TRUE according to the passage?

  A. Haibao has curly hair and a smiling face.

  B. Haibao looks like a man saying hello to everyone.

  C. The artists who designed Haibao come from the same place.

  D. Haibao is a lucky name in Chinese culture.

  1. C 2. A 3. A 4.C


  Dear Mr / Ms,

  We are very pleased to welcome President William Taylor and Manager James Rogers to Beijing and Shanghai in April for about a week. We offer the following itinerary (行程表) for your consideration.

  Monday, April 18

  4:00 pm Arrive in Beijing and be met at the airport by President of Asia Trading Co. (亚洲贸易公司)

  4:15 pm Leave for Great Wall Hotel

  7:30 pm Dinner

  Tuesday, April 19

  9:30 am Discussion at Asia Trading Co. Building

  2:00 pm ~ 7:00 pm Group discussions

  8:00 pm Cocktail (鸡尾酒) party

  Wednesday, April 20

  9:00 am Discussion

  12:00 noon Sign the Letter of Intent (签订意向书)

  1:30 pm Beijing Duck Dinner

  3:30 pm Visit the Summer Palace

  6:00 pm Take a plane for Shanghai

  Yours faithfully

  1. William Taylor and James Rogers will arrive in Beijing on __________.

  A. Sunday B. Monday C. Tuesday D. Wednesday

  2. They will at 9:30 am on April 19.

  A. arrive at Great Wall Hotel

  B. have a cocktail party

  C. visit the Summer Palace

  D. have a discussion

  3. Their group discussions will last hours.

  A. 4 B. 5 C. 6 D. 7

  4. They will go to Shanghai on Wednesday.

  A. by car B. by train C. by air D. by ship

  5. The letter is mainly about __________.

  A. a plan of a journey (行程)

  B. a business meeting

  C. an important discussion

  D. a business between two companies

  1.B 2.D 3.B 4.C 5.A