Jonny：Hey！I'm just practicing Tai Chi(太極)．Would you like to join me?
Peter：I know nothing about it. Is it difficult?
Jonny：It seems easy，but you need a lot of practice. You just follow me like this.
Peter：OK. Don't laugh__1__ me. I may look funny.
Jonny：Bend your knees slightly and reach out your arms like tree branches，naturally and__2__(soft)．Try to keep your body straight. Move slowly，then be sure to keep your balance and don't let your body shake.
Peter：I cannot control my body well. My legs become__3__(pain)．
Jonny：Keep __4__(hold)your position for a while. It helps develop your strength and flexibility. Raise your leg and let__5__ stay in the air for seconds.
Peter：I feel my legs shaking. I cannot do this any longer.
Jonny：Be patient！Tai Chi__6__(call)“shadow boxing” in English. It asks you to act like water：to be flexible as well__7__ strong. In real competition，a Tai Chi master borrows the strength of the competitor and uses this energy to fight back. The__8__(hard)you try to beat him，the more likely you will get hit. He controls you!
Peter：Unbelievable！Oh. . . ，__9__ you don't mind，I'll stop and take a deep__10__．
1．解析：laugh at sb. “嘲笑某人”。
7．解析：as well as 是固定搭配，意為“也，還”。
8．解析：此處為the harder. . . the more. . . 結構，表示“越．. . 就越．. . ”。
10．解析：take a deep breath“深呼吸”。
“Get up！” my mother would shout. “Help me iron my shirt. I have 30 minutes to get to work. ”
My sisters and I would rise，__1__(peek)at the dark outside that little white house on the black side of town.
I would plug in the iron，then press Mom's jeans and white shirt—the uniform she__2__(wear)to the aircraft factory. __3__(puzzle)，I wondered why Mom could not prepare her clothes herself.
I grew up，and Mom came to visit: “Where's your iron？” “Back of the linen closet”，I told her. “I don't use it at all. I hate__4__(iron)．I never understood why you couldn't iron your own clothes when we were growing up. ”
“Neenie，” she said，“you have no idea__5__ we went through in those factories. But I knew I could not quit because I had four girls to take care of. ”
She explained she needed our help to arm her with the faith__6__(return)for shift work. Dull labor for__7__ brilliant woman.
“One day my supervisor got much__8__(crazy)at me，” she recalled，“and made me go outside and pick up trash. ” He ruled over her__9__ absolute power.
Then I understood. It was women like my mother—and many women today—who did the hard jobs，so their children can sit at computers and watch programmes__10__(glad)．
5．解析：根據語境，與前面的have no idea呼應，用what，作后面的句子中的賓語。
10．解析：修飾前面的動詞sit and watch，用副詞作狀語。
Just up the road from my home is a field，with two horses in it. From a distance，each horse looks like any other horse. But if you get a__1__(close)look you will notice one of them is blind. Instead of abandoning him，his owner has made him a safe and comfortable barn to live in. And if you stand nearby and listen，you will hear the sound of a bell__2__(come)from__3__smaller horses. Attached to__4__(it)halter is a small，coppercolored bell assisting the blind friend to follow him.
__5__ you watch them，you'll find the horse with the bell always checking on the blind one，and that the blind horse will listen for the bell and then slowly walk to__6__the other one is，trusting he will not__7__(lead)astray. When the horse with the bell returns to the barn each evening，he will stop__8__(frequent)to look back，making sure that the__9__isn't too far behind to hear the bell.
Life does not throw us away just because we are not perfect or because we have problems or challenges. Sometimes we are the blind horse being guided by the little ringing bell of our acquaintances；__10__other times we are the guide horse，who helps others to find their way.
1．解析：形容詞比較級，get a closer look指“近距離地看一看”。
2．解析：the sound與come from是主動關系，用現在分詞作補語。hear. . . doing. . . “聽見……正在做……” 。
7．解析：he與lead之間為被動關系，lead astray “引入歧途”。
10．解析：at other times“在其他時候”，為固定搭配。
My dear grandson，your mother tells me that you started smoking some time ago and now you are finding it difficult to give it up. By the way，did you know that this is__1__you become addicted in three different ways？Firstly，you can become physically addicted to nicotine，__2__is one of the hundreds of harmful chemicals in cigarettes. This means that after a while your body becomes accustomed to__3__(have)nicotine in it. So when the drug leaves your body，you get withdrawal symptoms. I remember__4__(feel) bad-tempered and sometimes even __5__ pain. Secondly，you become addicted through habit. As you know，if you do the same thing over and over again，you begin to do__6__automatically. Lastly，you can become__7__(mental)addicted. I believed I was happier and__8__(relax)after having a cigarette，so I began to think that I could only feel good when I smoked. I was addicted in all three ways，__9__ it was very difficult to quit. But I__10__finally manage.
3．解析：become accustomed to “習慣于”，此處to為介詞，介詞后應用動名詞。
4．解析：remember to do“記得去做……”，remember doing“記得做過……”，此處應為后者，填feeling。
5．解析：in pain “在痛苦中”，為固定搭配。
6．解析：代詞it指代the same thing。
An elderly teacher，with a pupil by his side，took a walk through a forest. Suddenly he__1__(stop)and pointed to four plants close at hand. The first was just beginning to appear slowly above the ground，the second had rooted itself pretty well into the earth，the third was a small short tree，while the fourth was__2__ fullsized tree. The tutor said to his young__3__(company)，“Pull up the first plant. ” The boy did so eagerly，__4__(use)only his fingers.
“Now pull up the second. ” The youth obeyed__5__ found that the task was__6__(difficult)．
“Do the same__7__ the third，” he urged. The boy had to use all his strength to uproot it.
“Now，” said the instructor，“try your hand with the fourth. ” The pupil put his arms around the trunk of the tall tree and couldn't even shake__8__ leaves. “This，my son，is just__9__ happens with our bad habits. When they are young，we can remove them easily；but when they are old，it's hard to pull them out of the ground，__10__ we pray and struggle ever so sincerely！”
2．解析：分析句子結構可知，這里和前面的a small short tree一致，所以用不定冠詞表泛指。
One day the king of the Gods，Zeus，decided that he would populate the world with women as well as men. So he ordered Hephaistos，the God of crafts，__1__(create)the first woman. Hephaistos thought a great deal and eventually came up__2__ a solution using water and earth. The first woman's arrival on the earth was the opportunity for a splendid party and the gods decided to celebrate by giving her some presents. So they each gave her one talent：for example，Aphrodite，the Goddess of love，gave her beauty；Apollo，the God of music，gave her musical ability；and Hermes，the messenger of the Gods，gave her persuasion. As a result Zeus decided that she would be called Pandora，which means “allgifted”．
So Pandora was sent to the earth to live with the rest of mankind. __3__ she went she was given a box which she was ordered never to open under__4__circumstances. However，being__5__(nature)curious，Pandora，opened the box，and all the evils of the world such as war，disease，famine and floods__6__were contained within it escaped and spread over the earth. Pandora was horrified to see such things escaping but she found it impossible to close the lid. At last when almost the entire contents of the box__7__(escape)，and there was only one thing lying at the bottom of the box，Pandora managed to close the lid. Immediately there was a tiny voice__8__(call)“Let me out！Let me out！” Frightened as__9__ was，Pandora cautiously opened the box in time to see the small object within—Hope—wing its way out into the world. So that was__10__ the earth was filled with evil as a result of Pandora's curiosity. Fortunately，there is HOPE on earth as well.
1．解析：order sb. to do sth. “命令某人做某事”，order后接帶to的動詞不定式作賓語補足語。
2．解析：come up with“想出，提出(主意、答案等)”，為固定短語。
4．解析：表示“在任何情況下”用under any circumstances。
I was always told that the three Ps，patience，positive thinking and perseverance(堅持不懈)，were a sure path__1__success. But this advice does not always work as planned. My high school maths exam is one example. The exam，__2__was originally to be held in our classroom，__3__(change)to the library at the last minute. This，__4__，didn't bother me because maths had always been my strongest subject. I patiently walked to the library，took my seat and did some deep breathing to help relax__5__．But my mood changed quickly when I saw the first question. I had no idea how to do it. I tried to stay__6__(positive)and persevered until I finally found the__7__(solve)．With the problem__8__(solve)，I felt proud of my achievement.
__9__(fortunate)，I then noticed that I had just 10 minutes left__10__(complete)the rest.
1．解析：the path to success“通往成功的道路”。
3．解析：主語the exam與change之間為被動關系，結合時態，用was changed。