needed, which took twenty minutes. That morning, however, the process didn’t quickly. After forty minutes of aimlessly walking in the field, we needed twenty dozen. I was completely frustrated and “If the store wants its last twenty dozen, they can pick it themselves!” Dad “Just think, my little girl, only ten dozen left for each of us and then we’re ” Such is Dad—whatever problem he 25 , he never gives up.
Dad remained optimistic. He to be grateful for other things like good health and food on our plates. Only then did I truly begin to Dad and his faith guided us through the hard times.
Dad is also a living example of real From dawn to dark, he works countless hours to our family. He always puts our happiness his own, and never fails to cheer me on at my sports games his exhaustion after long days. His loving and selfless nature has inspired me to become more sympathetic and , putting others first.
Dad, the life I have learned from you will stay with me forever. You are my father, teacher, friend and, most importantly, my hero. 16．A. teacher B. gardener C. farmer D. grocer 17．A. stormy B. lively C. disappearing D. burning 18．A. order B. form C. gap D. position 19．A. repeatedly B. normally C. finally D. really 20．A. go B. begin C. occur D. change 21．A. yet B. still C. even D. nearly 22．A. surprised B. nervous C. angry D. frightened 23．A. apologized B. cried C. complained D. laughed 24．A. lost B. done C. gone D. touched 25．A. meets with B. brings up C. works out D. thinks about 26．A. Thankfully B. Hopefully C. Unfortunately D. Strangely 27．A. or B. for C. so D. but 28．A. happened B. seemed C. continued D. aimed 29．A. face B. appreciate C. examine D. question 30．A. love B. pride C. friendship D. honesty 31．A. support B. settle C. start D. impress 32．A. after B. before C. beside D. under 33．A. in spite of B. in terms of C. in control of D. in place of 34．A. careful B. regretful C. considerate D. humorous 35．A. history B. motto C. patterns D. lessons
Guide to Stockholm University Library
Our library offers different types of studying places and provides a good studying environment. Zones
The library is divided into different zones. The upper floor is a quiet zone with over a thousand places for silent reading, and places where you can sit and work with your own computer. The reading places consist mostly of tables and chairs. The ground floor is the zone where you can talk. Here you can find sofas and armchairs for group work. Computers
You can use your own computer to connect to the wi-fi specially prepared for notebook computers; you can also use library computers, which contain the most commonly used applications, such as Microsoft Office. They are situated in the area known as the Experimental Field on the ground floor.
1．----I’m going to Venice next week.
----______. Carnival will be held then. Have fun! A. You’re crazy B. You’re lucky C. You’d better not D. You never know 2．If you are in trouble, Mike is always willing to _______ a hand. A. lend B. shake C .wave D. want
3．I think watching TV every evening is a waste of time—there are ____ meaningful things to do. A. less B. more C. the least D. the most 4．----Mary’s been offered a job in a university, but she doesn’t want to take it. ----______? It’s a very good chance. A. Guess what B. So what C. Who cares D. But why 5．_____ small, the company has about 1000 buyers in over 30 countries. A. As B. If C. Although D. Once 6．We have launched another man-made satellite, ______ is announced in today’s newspaper. A. that B. which C. who D. what 7．While she was in Paris, she developed a _____ for fine art. A. way B. relation C. taste D. habit 8．I had hoped to take a holiday this year but I wasn’t able to ______. A. get away B. drop in C. check out D. hold on 9．No one _____ be more generous; he has a heart of gold. A. could B. must C. dare D. need
10． In some languages, 100 words make up half of all words _______in daily conversations. A. using B. to use C. having used D. used 11．It was not until near the end of the letter ____ she mentioned her own plan. A. that B. where C. why D. when 12． At our factory there are a few machines similar to _______ described in this magazine. A. them B. these C. those D. ones
13．The water supply has been cut off temporarily because the workers ____ one of the main pipes. A. had repaired B. have repaired C. repaired D. are repairing
14．If he had spent more time practicing speaking English before, he _____ able to speak it much better now. A. will be B. would be C. has been D. would have been 15．_____ I want to tell you is the deep love and respect I have for my parents. A. That B. Which C. Whether D. What
As I held my father’s hands one night, I couldn’t help but notice their calluses (老茧) and roughness. His hands tell the story of his life as a , including all his struggles.
One summer, I remember, a drought (旱灾) hit Ontario, turning it into a desert. On one of those hot mornings I was picking sweet corn with my dad to fill the last from the grocery shore. Fifty dozen was all we