A group of frogs were traveling through the forests, but unluckily two of them fell into a hole. The other frogs tried to help them. When they saw how 1 the hole was, they cried to the two frogs that they could not be saved. The two frogs didn’t 2 and tried their best to jump up out of the hole. The other frogs 3 saying that they were sure to die. 4 , one of the two frogs, who heard what the other frogs were saying, 5 . Then he fell down and died.
The other frog, however, 6 to jump as hard as he could, and at last made it out. When he 7 , the other frogs asked, “Didn’t you hear us?” The frog, who had a poor 8 , explained, “ thought you were encouraging me all the time.”
The story teaches us a 9 : There is power(气力) of life and death in the tongue. An 10 word to those who are down can help them out while a discouraging word can kill them.
( )1. A. small B. deep C. big D. wide
( )2. A. care B. refuse C. insist D. think
( )3. A. kept B. finished C. practiced D. stopped
( )4. A. Luckily B. Finally C. Suddenly D. Happily\
( )5. A. went on B. ran away C. jumped out D. gave up
( )6. A. happened B. continued C. planned D. wanted
( )7. A. got out B. ran away C. got off D. woke up
( )8. A. smelling B. eyesight C. hearing D. looking
( )9. A. way B. skill C. sentence D. lesson
( )10. A. interesting B. exciting C. excellent D. encouraging
Everybody dreams. Some people think dreams can tell us about the future. Other people think dreams tell us about ourselves. It’s like our 1 is talking to us. Why are dreams 2 strange and hard to understand? Some people think our brain uses 3 to talk to us. When we fly, swim, or fall down in our dreams, it has a 4 meaning. Lots of doctors help people 5 their dreams. They find that dreams tell us about our 6 and fears.
These days, many scientists 7 that dreams are very important. During the day, we have many 8 , and our brain receives a lot of information. When we dream, our brain 9 information that is not important, and puts the most important information into our 10 . As we learn more about the brain, we may find answers to our questions about dreams.
( )1. A. body B. spirit C. brain D. heart
( )2. A. never B. seldom C. ever D. often
( )3. A. symbols B. examples C. numbers D. pictures
( )4. A. special B. serious C. similar D. great
( )5. A. finish B. forget C. understand D. continue
( )6. A. hopes B. rights C. positions D. abilities
( )7. A. reply B. believe C. doubt D. worry
( )8. A. experiences B. dreams C. mistakes D. inventions
( )9. A. passes on B. looks into C. throws away D. asks for
( )10. A. feelings B. stories C. lives D. memories