九年级云南 第 1 期
6 LEARNING ENGLISH
hard life when she was young. She had to leave school when she was
only 12 years old, but she always loved learning and reading books.
All of Butto’s friends knew how much she enjoyed learning new
things. They told her about a course (课程) at a college and suggested
her giving it a try. Butto said that it was never too late to go back to
school, and she decided to do it when she was 81 years old. Finally, she
got a degree in 2021.
Some people thought that teachers helped Butto study, but it was
not true. Butto often helped other students at school, and teachers often
told others to learn from her. She was an example to other students.
( )21. Jihad Butto has seven children.
( )22. At the age of 12, Butto left her family.
( )23. Butto just started to enjoy learning when she was old.
( )24. Butto’s friends advised her to take a course in a college.
( )25. From Butto, we can learn that it is never too late to learn.
Do you know the virtual (虚拟的) study room? People meet online
and livestream (直播) how they study. That makes them feel like being
in a library themselves. And it has become a popular way to study
Yue Yetu started a virtual study room last year. “At first, I tried the
virtual study room to look for a partner to prepare for an English exam
together. But later, I found it could help me stay ▲ and study hard,”
Lots of people, including teenagers and adults, study in Yue’s virtual
study room every day. So after she passed her exam, Yue didn’t close it.
And she even kept the room open (开放的) 24 hours. “Many people said
they got a lot of help from the study room,” Yue said. “I think this is the
meaning of creating such an online space.”
( )26. The virtual study room makes people feel like being .
A. at home B. at school
C. in a park D. in a library
( )27. Why did Yue Yetu try the virtual study room at first?
A. To ask for advice. B. To make new friends.
C. To find a study partner. D. To have English classes.
( )28. Which word can be put in ▲ ?
A. warm B. active
C. strong D. healthy
( )29. What do we know about Yue’s virtual study room?
A. It is still open now.
B. It is not free for adults.
C. It is open for 12 hours a day.
D. It is only open for teenagers.
( )30. What does the passage mainly talk about?
A. How to set up a virtual study room.
B. Why the virtual study room is popular.
C. A new learning way: studying in the virtual study room.
D. A girl student preparing for an English exam online.
Behind our house there lay half a mou of vacant
land (空地). Mom said, “Since you all like to eat
peanuts, why not plant some here?” Soon we started
buying seeds, planting them and watering the plants. We
gathered in a good harvest (收获) just after a couple of
Dad said, “How about giving a party to celebrate the harvest?” We
all agreed. Mom made several dishes out of the peanuts. The party was
held in our yard.
“Do you like peanuts?” asked Dad.
“Yes, we do!” we answered.
“Which of you could name the good things of peanuts?”
“Peanuts taste good,” said my elder sister.
“Peanuts produce oil,” said my elder brother.
“Peanuts are so cheap,” said I, “that anyone can buy and eat them.”
“It’s true that peanuts have many uses,” said Dad, “but unlike nicelooking peaches and apples, peanuts bury themselves underground and
you cannot tell whether or not they bear any nuts (果实) until you touch
“That’s true,” we said.
“So you must take after peanuts, because they’re useful though not
nice-looking. That’s what I expect of you,” Dad said.
( )31. The party was held in the .
A. kitchen B. hall C. yard D. living room
( )32. There were probably children in the family.
A. two B. three C. four D. five
( )33. thought peanuts were cheap and anyone could buy and
A. The mother B. The father
C. The writer D. The elder brother
( )34. The underlined word “bear” means “ ” in Chinese.
A. 显示 B. 证实 C. 承受 D. 结出
( )35. What’s the best title for the passage?
A. Peanuts B. Parties C. Journeys D. Friends
Every year in late March, lots of people would
like to visit Tibet to enjoy the flowers of peach
trees. Mu went there this year. But he went there in
a special way.
32-year-old Mu had an idea of visiting Tibet by
driving a coffee van (咖啡车). When he had the trip,
he could sell coffee on his way to make money. It took him about six
months to make the van good enough to go. And then he left Chongqing
in late February.
However, the trip was not as wonderful as he thought. Days later,
there was a heavy snow. Mu had to stay in the mountains for two days.
He ate and slept in the van. He had problems getting water and food. But
Mu kept going when the weather was fine.
When there were a lot of cars on the road, Mu would stop and sell
coffee. He also made special drinks. People liked his drinks too.
In March, Mu arrived in Tibet. He stayed there for a few weeks. Mu
was tired, but when he saw the flowers, he felt his trip was great. “Tibet
is so beautiful that I want to come here again,” Mu said.
( )36. Why would lots of people like to go to Tibet in March?
A. To try delicious food. B. To make money.
C. To pick fruit. D. To enjoy the flowers.
( )37. What did Mu do during his trip to Tibet?
A. He made many friends. B. He sold coffee.
C. He climbed mountains. D. He bought special drinks.
( )38. What problems did Mu meet during his trip?
① He didn’t have a van.
② He had no place to sleep.
③ He didn’t have enough water or food.
④ The weather was terrible.
A. ①② B. ②③ C. ③④ D. ①④
( )39. When did Mu arrive in Tibet?
A. In February. B. In March.
C. In April. D. In May.
( )40. How was Mu’s trip?
A. Tiring but enjoyable. B. Tiring and boring.
C. Easy and enjoyable. D. Easy but boring.
Learning is a lifelong journey. Everyone should keep learning
something new every day. Here are some steps to help you become a
Learn where your talents and interests lie. You can try different things
so that you’ll find you’re not only good at a few things. (41)
Don’t force yourself to learn things because they are important or
necessary. (42) Learn things that you need to learn and you
love to learn.
(43) The habit will help you learn a lot. You should read
all kinds of books. They will show you a larger world with different
people and different cultures.
Pay close attention to the world. When you are free, go outside
and observe (观察) both the usual and the unusual things around you.
Teach others. To teach is to learn twice. (45) It can
improve your understanding of the knowledge and help you keep it in
A. Read every day.
B. Follow your heart.
C. You need to get much practice.
D. So teaching is also a great way.
E. Don’t be afraid of asking questions.
F. It’s possible that you’re good at many things.
G. Observing is an important skill in lifelong learning.
第四部分 写作 （共三节，满分20分）
46. It’s important for us to spend our time . (wise)
47. A railway Oxford with Reading. (connect)
48. The young man has the to do the work. (able)
49. Mr. Wang handed out the new to all the students.
50. The students are interested in Chinese and they are
than before. (active)
51. Please what I am saying. (注意)
52. As a student, you should carefully in class. (做
53. For me, learning something I enjoy is a . (终身
54. Kevin is a . He wants to improve his reading
55. He was afraid to ask questions because of his .
How to improve English reading and writing
中非常重要的两部分。请以“How to improve English reading
要求： 1. 语言流畅、书写规范、卷面整洁，词数不少于60个；