四.选择填空 ( 共15 小题;每小题1分，满分15分)
( )21. —Michael has a temperature, so he isn’t able to come. —____
A. I’m sorry to hear that. B. I’m disappointed.
C. Good luck. D. Take it easy.
( )22. —Why do you ____ very happy this afternoon?
—Because we are going to spend the evening at Lily’s house.
A. taste B. sound C. look D. smell
( )23. Do you have difficulty ____ English?
A. to learn B. of learning C. learning D. learn
( )24. New York is one of ____ in the world.
A. the large cities B. the large city C. the largest cities D. the largest city
( )25. —What ____ news! —Yes, all of the children were ____.
A. excited; exciting B. exciting; excited
C. excited; excited D. exciting; exciting
( )26. Helen is 15 years old, and Joan is 15, too. So Helen is ____ Joan.
A. as big as B. as older as C. as old as D. so old as
( )27. She didn’t sing the song ____ at the party last night.
A. enough good B. well enough C. enough well D. good enough
( )28. Tom didn’t go hiking with his classmates ____ his illness.
A. because B. because of C. as D. since
( )29. Mr. Li makes me ____, because it is bad for my health.
A. don’t smoke B. not smoke C. not smoking D. not to smoke
( )30. When the teacher asks him, he always ____.
A. keep silent B. keep silently C. keeps silent D. keeps silently
( )31. If you are ____ trouble, please call me ____ 72335611.
A. in; in B. at; at C. at; in D. in; at
( )32. He feels lonely because he has no close friends ____.
A. to talk B. to talk with C. talking D. talking with
( )33. The man refused to say sorry to me, ____ it was his mistakes.
A. because B. when C. after D. even though
( )34. —I’m always afraid of giving a speech in front of the class.
—____ You can do it well.
A. I’m sorry to hear that. B. Take it easy.
C. You are too nervous. D. Good luck.
( )35 I don’t know ____ or not the film is suitable for children.
A. if B. whether C. weather D. which
Everyone needs friends. We all like to 36 close to someone. It is nice to have a friend to talk, laugh and do things with. 37 , sometimes we need to be alone. We don’t always want people 38 . But we would feel lonely if we never had a friend.
No two people are 39 . Friends sometimes don’t get on well. That doesn’t mean 40 they no longer like each other. Most of the time they will make peace with each other，and become 41 again.
Sometimes friends move away. Then we feel very 42 . We miss them very much, but we can 43 them and write to them. It could be possible that we could even see them again. And we can also 44 new friends.
There’s more good news for people who have friends. They live longer than people who don’t have. Why? It could be that they are 45 . Being happy helps you stay well and it could be good just knowing that someone cares about you.
( )36. A. look B. watch C. feel D. see
( )37. A. Hardly B. Nearly C. Suddenly D. Certainly
( )38. A. alone B. away C. all over D. around
( )39. A. friendly B. kind C. just the same D.quite different
( )40. A. that B. whether C. how D. why
( )41. A. enemies B. strangers C. students D. friends
( )42. A. angry B. sad C. happy D. alone
( )43. A. call B. ask C. tell D. talk with
( )44. A. look for B. find C. make D. know
( )45. A. happier B. stronger C. kinder D. richer