Why do you remember Hello Kitty, Snoopy and all the other playful animals? What makes you love them? Well, maybe because th ey’re like the p eople around you. Think about it! Yo u may just find a friend or classmate who is like them. Is he or she:
As sweet as Hello Kitty: She likes to eat
cakes. She loves to make new friends.
She asks friends to her tea parties. She is
warm and sunny and will always help you.
As clever as Snoopy: He went to school when he was nine. He learned to use a typewriter in two years! He thinks a lot. He i s so clever that you like to be with him.
As sarcastic (讽刺的)as Garfield: He sits happily in the seat and says sharp words to y ou. Sometimes he is not nice. He doesn’t really like you? He thinks you’re a fool? No, in his heart, he loves you. He is a friend with hard words but a warm heart.
As naughty as Mashimaro: He doesn’t look like a good boy. He has sleepy eyes and looks naughty. He always plays tricks on people. So you get angry with him and don’t lik e him very much. His mind is active and full of ideas. He tries to be big and catch your eye. But he’s still a child.
1. If you want to make a friend like Snoopy, he or she must be ________ at least.
A. clever B. naughty
C. active D. sweet
2. Tom’s friend is always warm-hearted with sharp words. He is just like _______.
A. Hello Kitty B. Mashimaro
C. Snoopy D. Garfield
3. The underlined words “plays tricks on” probably mean _______.
A. plays games with B. makes mistakes
C. makes fun of D. makes friends with
4. Cathy is a kind-hearted girl. She is always ready to help others. Her favourite food is cake. Her friends all call her_________.
A. Hello Kitty B. Snooy
C. Mashimaro D. Garfield
5. According to t he passage, people love cartoon animals because _______.
A. they are the animals that often make people laugh
B. their personalities are like the people around them
C. the cartoon animals are sunny, warm and full of ideas
D. they always help people and think a lot
A. So she couldn’t go to school.
B. I heard about her story and wrote to her.
C. She has already c ome back to school with the help of Project Hope.
D. How long have you studied English?
E. How long have you known each other?
F. Do you get on well with her?
G. Can you tell me about it?
A: I’ve heard that you have got a new friend from a village in Sichuan Province.
B: Yes. Her name is Cui Xiaoxiao. She is thirteen.
A: Oh, she is as old as us! 1
B: Let me see…only three weeks. 2 And then we made friends.
A: Her story? 3
B: OK. She was a good student and she worked very hard. But her family is poor. 4
A: Really? Well, where is she now? Is she still at home?
B: No. 5
A: Oh, I’ve heard about Project Hope. It has helped lots of poor students like her.
B: You’re right. And we should also help the poor children.
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