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1. ( ) The theory Tommy proposed is ______ in several aspects; that’s why it was not accepted by other scientists.

(A)flawless (B)dominant (C)deficient (D)efficient

2. ( ) Our airline provides a 24-hour customer service line for your ________. Thus, you can contact us anytime you like.

(A)privacy (B)agency (C)convenience (D)cruelty

3. ( ) From a ________ point of view, it is a good idea to give words of encouragement because they always inspire people.

(A)mythological (B)psychological (C)typical (D)historical

4. ( ) The job requires a three-year contract so you had better ________ before signing the contract.

(A)give it a try (B)give it a thought (C)make a decision (D)try your best

5. ( ) Mrs. Polly was worried to death when she couldn’t __________ where her diamond necklace for a whole week.

(A)construct (B)locate (C)recover (D)gather

6. ( ) To me, Ms. Wang is not ________ an English teacher, she is also my mentor, who always offers inspiring life lessons

when I am in need.
(A)indeed (B)merely (C)consequently (D)definitely

7. ( ) It is said that drinking ______ red wine may do good to blood circulation.

(A)moderate (B)excessive (C)considerate (D)mature

8. ( ) It is suggested that the mother and baby stay together once the child is born so that they can start to ________.

(A)chat (B)recognize (C)bond (D)affect

9. ( ) The country didn’t _____ the peace agreement and attacked its neighboring countries.

(A)observe (B)detail (C)participate (D)coincide

10. ( ) With great performance, Aaron has received ________ from three universities. He was very delighted.

(A)accounts (B)accompany (C)acceptances (D)accessory

11. ( ) Traveling is a good way for us to _____ different cultures and broaden our horizons.

(A) assume (B) explore (C) occupy (D) inspire

12. ( ) If you _____ a traffic law, such as drinking and driving, you may not drive for some time.

(A) destroy (B) violate (C) attack (D) invade

13. ( ) Eyes are sensitive to light. Looking at the sun _____ could damage our eyes.

(A) hardly (B) specially (C) totally (D) directly

14. ( ) Typhoon Maggie brought to I-lan County a huge amount of rainfall, much greater than the _____ rainfall of the season in the area.

(A) average (B) considerate (C) promising (D) enjoyable

15. ( ) The driver refused to _____ with the police officer by showing his driver’s license, which left the police officer no choice

but to take him back to the police station.
(A)cooperate (B)commute (C)coordinate (D)commemorate

16. ( ) To _____ the quality of his life, Benjamin decided to commit less to work and devote more time to the family.

(A)diminish (B)stimulate (C)enhance (D)embrace

17. ( ) Over time, driving will become _____; you speed up or brake even without thinking.

(A)adequate (B)automatic (C)amateur (D)accurate

18. ( ) John ______ at me and immediately I knew he was just kidding.

(A)winked (B)wept (C)glared (D)wrecked

19. ( ) Jack is very proud of his fancy new motorcycle. He has been _____ to all his friends about how cool it looks and how fast it runs.

(A) boasting (B) proposing (C) gossiping (D) confessing

20. ( ) In the ________, the temperature varies greatly from day to night.

(A)desert (B)pollution (C)reduction (D)feature

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In the fall of 1973, in an effort to bring attention to the conflict between Egypt and Israel, World Hello Day was born. The objective is to promote peace all over the world, and to (21) barriers between every nationality. Since then, World Hello Day—November 21st of every year— (22) observed by people in 180 countries.

Taking part couldn’t be (23) . All one has to do is say hello to 10 people on the day. However, in response to the (24) of this event, the concepts of fostering peace and harmony do not have to be confined to one day a year. We can (25) the spirit going by communicating often and consciously. It is a simple act that anyone can do and it (26) us that communication is more effective than conflict.

( )21. (A) skip over (B) come across (C) look into (D) break down

( )22. (A) is (B) has been (C) was (D) had been

( )23. (A) quicker (B) sooner (C) easier (D) better

( )24. (A) aim (B) tone (C) key (D) peak

( )25. (A) push (B) keep (C) bring (D) make

( )26. (A) keeps (B) stays (C) remains (D) reminds


Programs like the Work and Travel USA and Working Holiday encourage young people to explore our planet. In addition to making money and (27) valulable work experience, those who take part (28) these programs can develop global perspectives, get a real taste of foreign cultures, and enhance their ability to solve problems. However, without a full understnading of these programs and a positive attitude, no one is (29) a memorable, worthwhile trip. (30) is interested in these programs should be prepared for hard work, unexpected situatiions, and even problems like racial (31) . When you are physically and mentally ready, go and see for yourself how (32) the world is.

27. (A) to gain (B) gained (C) gains (D) gaining

28. (A) at (B) in (C) of (D) on

29. (A) graduated (B) guaranteed (C) gratitude (D) sincerely

30. (A) Whatever (B) Whichever (C) Whoever (D) Whenever

31. (A) administration (B) education (C) discrimination (D) generation

32. (A) amazenment (B) amazed (C) amazes (D) amazing


He nodded toward the window with the sunshine streaming in. “You see that?” You can go out there outside, anytime. You can run

(33) the block and go crazy. I can’t do that. I can’t go out. I can’t run. I can’t be out there without (34) of getting sick. But you know what? I (35) that window more than you do.

“Yes, ” Morrie said. “I look out that window every day.” I (36) the change in the trees and how strong the wind is blowing. It’s like I can see time (37) through that windowpane. Because I know my time is almost done, I am (38) to nature like I’m seeing it for the first time.

33. (A) ups and downs (B) up and down (C) inside our (D) not at all

34. (A) fall (B) feel (C) fear (D) folk

35. (A) appear (B) appreciate (C) aplause (D) arrange

36. (A) act (B) notice (C) learn (D) believe

37. (A) passed (B) passes (C) to pass (D) passing

38. (A) drown (B) drunk (C) dried (D) attended

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(A) scared (B) shared (C) illness (D) lifetime (E) open

(AB) religious (AC) national (AD) saddened (AE) srrounded (BC) shocked

When Morrie was told that he had just two years to live, he decided to accept the fact that he was dying over time. At one point, he called his family together and they held a “living funeral” with Morrie so they could all celebrate the wonderful things in his __39__. He read __40__ books and learned the Buddhist ways of accepting death. He also appeared on __41__ television, talking from a personal view about the process of dying.

Mitch Albom was one of Morrie's students and he arranged to meet with Morrie when he heard of his __42__. Mitch was __43__ at the change in Morrie when he saw him at Morrie's house. However, over the following visits Mitch had learned so much from Morrie. They talked of life and death, of loving their families and the special times they __44__ with others. Morrie was __45__ that so many people who visited him were unhappy with their life. What's worse, many of them were __46__ of death. “I may be dying, but I am __47__ by loving, caring souls.” Morrie said. He taught me that death is not something to be afraid of. What is more important is to live and die happily in peace. For Mitch this means being more __48__ to life and paying more attention to his loved ones as if he were to die at any time.

(39) _______ (40)_______ (41)_______ (42)_______ (43)_______

(44) _______ (45)_______ (46)_______ (47)_______ (48)_______

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It is easy for us to tell our friends from our enemies. But can other animals do the same? Elephants can! They can use their sense of vision and smell to tell the difference between people who pose a threat and those who do not.

In Kenya, researchers found that elephants react differently to clothing worn by men of the Maasai and Kamba ethnic groups. Young Maasai men spear animals and thus pose a threat to elephants; Kamba men are mainly farmers and are not a danger to elephants.

In an experiment conducted by animal scientists, elephants were first presented with clean clothing or clothing that had been worn for five days by either a Maasai or a Kamba man. When the elephants detected the smell of clothing worn by a Maasai man, they moved away from the smell faster and took longer to relax than when they detected the smells of either clothing worn by Kamba men or clothing that had not been worn at all.

Garment color also plays a role, though in a different way. In the same study, when the elephants saw red clothing not worn before, they reacted angrily, as red is typically worn by Maasai men. Rather than running away as they did with the smell, the elephants acted aggressively toward the red clothing.

The researchers believe that the elephants’ emotional reactions are due to their different interpretations of the smells and the sights. Smelling a potential danger means that a threat is nearby and the best thing to do is run away and hide. Seeing a potential threat without its smell means that risk is low. Therefore, instead of showing fear and running away, the elephants express their anger and become aggressive.

49. According to the passage, which of the following statements is true about Kamba and Maasai people?

(A) Both Kamba and Maasai people traditionally wear red clothing. (B) Kamba people raise elephants for farming.

(C) Both Kamba and Maasai people are elephant hunters. (D) Maasai people are a threat to elephants.

50. How did the elephants react to smell in the study?

(A) They attacked a man with the smell of new clothing.

(B) They were frightened and ran away when they smelled their enemies.

(C) They became anxious when they smelled Kamba-scented clothing.

(D) They needed time to relax when smelling something unfamiliar.

51. What is the main idea of this passage?

(A) Scientists are now able to control elephants’ emotions. (B) Elephants attack people who wear red clothing.

(C) Elephants use sight and smell to detect danger. (D) Some Kenyan tribes understand elephants’ emotions very well.

52. What can be inferred about the elephant’s behavior from this passage?

(A) Elephants learn from their experiences. (B) Elephants are more intelligent than other animals.

(C) Elephants have sharper sense of smell than sight. (D) Elephants tend to attack rather than escape when in danger.


tuesdays with Morrie, written by the American writer Mitch Albom, tells the true story of a teacher-­student relationship. Morrie Schwartz was Mitch Albom’s favorite professor when Albom was a college student in the late 1970s. Then, the two men lost touch. Two decades later, Albom visited his old teacher again. By then, Schwartz was dying.

For weeks, the two men met on Tuesdays to discuss the art of living. “Dying is one thing to be sad about,” Schwartz told Albom, “but living unhappily is another thing.” He advised the younger man to reject popular culture, with its emphasis on appearances and material goods. Instead, he urged a life based on moral choices—and on love. “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in,” Schwartz said.

And Schwartz did just that. Although he was dying, he did not want pity. He preferred to see friends and to try to do good. “I decided I’m going to live, or at least try to live, the way I want—with dignity, with courage, with humor, with composure,” he told Albom.

How did he do that?

“Once you learn how to die, you learn how to live,” Schwartz explained. “To know you’re going to die . . . you can actually be more involved in your life while you’re living.”

Albom taped his talks with Schwartz and turned them into tuesdays With Morrie, a book that has sold more than 11 million copies since its publication in 1997. Obviously, people were eager for the book’s message about living positively and with purpose in a superficial world. As one critic wrote, the book was gratefully received as “a gift to mankind.”

53.( ) This article is mainly about ________.

(A) the reason why Albom met his college teacher again (B) the disease that took away Schwartz’s life
(C) the touching relationship between Schwartz and Albom (D) tuesdays with Morrie and the story behind it

54. ( ) According to the article, which of the following statements is true?

(A) Schwartz and Albom met on Tuesdays to talk about art in their lives.
(B) Schwartz had been seriously sick by the time he met Albom again.
(C) Albom and Schwartz had been in contact with each other for twenty years.
(D) Schwartz wrote down his ideas and words with Albom’s help.

55.( ) Schwartz advised that ________.

(A) Albom accept popular culture (B) people work harder to achieve their goals
(C) people learn how to love and be loved (D) Albom write a book on the matters they talked about

56.( ) The word composure is close to ________ in meaning.

(A) excitement (B) peace (C) indifference (D) care


答案: (1)D (2)B (3)C (4)B (5)C

Working or traveling in another country can often be difficult when one cannot speak the language. English is often thought of as the language of international communication, however only ten percent of the world’s population can speak English. What if everyone could speak a common language? There would certainly be fewer misunderstandings. These were the thoughts of Dr. Ludovic Lazar Zamenhof, who, in 1887, invented a language called Esperanto that he hoped would be spoken by everyone.

Dr. Zamenhof lived in Bialystok, a town in Poland where several different languages were spoken. He grew up hearing Polish, Russian, German, and Yiddish being spoken and was eventually fluent in ten languages. Zamenhof felt that an inability to communicate caused tension between the different national groups in his hometown. He did not want people to stop speaking in their native tongues, so he decided to create a language that he hoped everyone could speak as a second language. It used parts of European languages and its name—Esperanto—meant “one who hopes.”

At first, Esperanto was quite popular and in the 1920s it was suggested that the League of Nations (which was the first international organization) should use it. France, however, objected as they thought that French should be the language of international relations. In the 1930s and 40s, Esperanto began to suffer. The Russian leader Josef Stalin called it “the language of spies” and the German leader Adolf Hitler was suspicious of those who spoke the language. Esperanto speakers in Russia and Germany were imprisoned and killed. Even in The U.S., people who spoke Esperanto were suspected of being Russian spies.

Despite these problems, Esperanto has continued to grow. At present, it is thought that there are around two million Esperanto speakers. In order to promote contact among Esperanto speakers, The Universal Esperanto Association (UEA) was founded. It is by far the largest international organization promoting the use of Esperanto. Every year Esperanto speakers from around the world gather for the UEA’s Universal Congress of Esperanto. The Congress, which takes place in a different country each year, includes theater performances, lectures, and sightseeing all in Esperanto.

57.( ) The passage is mainly about ______.

(A) why Esperanto is still a popular language spoken worldwide(B) how Esperanto was created
(C) the promotion of Esperanto (D) the rise and fall of Esperanto

58.( ) Why did Dr. Zamenhof create Esperanto?

(A) He hoped everyone could speak it as a second language.

(B) He wanted to challenge himself.

(C) The League of Nations requested that he do so.
(D) He didn’t like it when English is used as the language of international communication.

59.( ) Which of the following statements is NOT true about Esperanto?

(A) It lost momentum in later stages. (B) Its name meant “one who hopes.”
(C) All the Europeans embraced it. (D) It was suggested that the League of Nations use it.
60.( ) Which of the following best describes the tone of this passage?
(A) Sarcastic. (B) Humorous. (C) Indifferent. (D) Informational.


  1. 翻譯題(8%)



1. Brown教授建議他的學生應該要為心靈的東西挪出空間。

2. 讀完這封信之後,Serena放聲大笑。(...burst into...)




1. 2.

3. 4.


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  1. 翻譯題(8%)

1. Professor Brown suggests that his students make room for spiritual substances.

2. Serena burt into laughter after reading this letter.


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