Welcome to North Road Medical Centre!We are open from 8 ： 30 a ． m． until 6 P ． m． Monday to
Fri ． day ． Appointments( 预 约 )with the doctors and nurses are acceptable both morning
afternoon ．Howev— er ，a same-day appointment maynot necessarily be with your usual doctor ．
may be seen by any member of the team ．
If you decide to register( 注册 )with us，please speak to one of our receptionists( 接诊员 )
will need to complete a registration form ． Each new patient is asked to answer some medical
questions ． You should also make an appointment to see one of the nurses for a health check soon
after registerin9 ． There is sometimes a delay in handing over medical records from your earlier
doctor ， and this appointment gives us valuable information about your health ．
The Out of Hours Service is reachable from 6 ： 30 P ． m． until 8 a ． m． Monday to Friday ；
at weekends from 6 ： 30 P ． m． Friday t0 8 a ． m． Monday． Telephone 0845 —345— 8995 to talk to the
Out of Hours Serv — ice ． They will have a doctor get in touch with you ．
For medical advice ， you can call NHS Direct(24 hours)on 0845 — 4647 0r through the Internet
at www ． nhsdirect ． nhs ． com． You can always get advice over the telephone ．
If you are too ill to come to the medical centre ， You can ask for a home Visit over the
telephone.Most visits by doctors are made between12 noon and 3 P.m． If you are able to phone
11a.m。 ,this helps us to plan the day ．
40． What can be learnt from paragraph 1?
A ．The centre opens all week round ．
B ．Doctors and nurses work six hours a day.
C. Appointments are not accepted in the afternoon.
D ．A same-day appointment may not be with the usual doctor
4 1 ． What is a new patient advised to do alter registration?
A． Take a health check ．
B. Hand over medical records ・
C ． Ask some medical questions ．
D ． Complete an information form ．
42． If you need the help of the Out of Hours Service ，you may ——．
A． call 0845 — 345— 8995 B ． telephone 0845 4647 ．
C ． get in touch with a doctor D ．visit the NHS Direct website
43． When do most doctors go for a home visit?
A ． Before 11 a.m ． B ．From 6 ：30 P.m ．t0 8 a.m ．
C ． From 8 ： 30 a.m ． t0 6 P.m ． D．Between 12 noon and 3 P.m ．
In 2008， the United States Department of Agriculture(USDA)wanted to know if all the school
lun-ches served to students were healthy ．The answer was a bi9 ， fat NO!
The USDAfound that most American schools served lunches with too much fat and salt ．They
also found that most of the fruits and vegetables in the lunches came from cans( 罐头 ) ．Canned
fruits and vege — tables are not as good as fresh ones ．
The USDAgives schools food and money to make lunches ．But schools makeup their own menus．Some
make healthy lunches ．Most do not ．Nowthe USDAwants all schools to serve more healthy lunches ．They
want schools to follow the USDA ’s guidelines for balanced( 均衡 )meals ．
Mike Sanders ， in charge of the USDA in 2008 ， said the USDA should teach school workers how
to make healthier lunches ．“ A good school lunch is just as important as a good textbook ，” Sanders
said ． He said that children also need to learn about healthy foods ．
The USDA is working on a new program--Fresh Start ． It will give schools more fresh fruits
and vegeta-bles ． Fresh Start will also help schools change their lunches to make them healthier ． To
find the best way to change lunches ，the USDAheld meetings with parents ，school leaders ，doctors ，
and cooks ．
Children already eat healthy lunches at Chief Joseph School in North Saratoga ， Oregon． They
have whole ． wheat bread with low-fat cheese ． and low-fat milk ．
44． What did the USDA find about lunches in most American schools in 2008 7
A． They were mostly fruits and vegetables ．
B ． They contained too much fat and salt ．
C． Most of them were canned food ．
D． Most of them were healthy ．
45． What are schools required to do to make the lunches healthy?
A． Provide balanced meals． B．Make up new guidelines ．
C． Design their own menus D． Cook with more vegetables ．
46． What was Mike Sanders?
A． An office secretary ． B． A school headmaster ．
C． The head of the USDA ．D． The director of Fresh Start ．
47． What is the goal of the Fresh Start program?
A． Selling fresh fruits and vegetables ． B． Employing good cooks for schools ．
C.Helping improVe the school lunches ． D． Finding a better way to talk with parents
Magic( 魔法 )often forces US not to believe our own eyes or even appears to be breaking the
laws of physics or nature! The word “ magic ” has many different meanings ． When a bird appears in
a hat or when someone declares that he could see into the future--both can be called magic ． When
a sick person sudden-1y becomes well or a well person(or eVen animal)becomes ill, magic is the
cause ． The British author Terry Pratchett uses magic a great deal in his popular Discworld series
of books ．
Magic has alwaYs been used for fun ． People enjoy working out in which cup the little ball
is or how he knows which card l was thinking of ． Harry Houdini was one of the first world-famous
magicians — famous for escaping from deadly situations ．Recently David Copperfield ，or David Blane ，
has become very popular for his “ unbelievable abilities ”， such as making the Statue of Liberty
disappear or rise ．
Magical rings and three — headed dogs may not be real ，but does this mean nothing magical
really ex — ists? Can you always explain how the magician has done the card trick? Maybe it is
better not to explain ， but to leave a little magic in our lives ． Pick a card ． any card ．．．
48・ The author explains what magic is in paragraph 1 by ．
A． using examples
B ． giving causes and effects
C ． 1isting the time of magical events
D ． comparing a healthy person with a sick one
49． Who is mentioned as a great escape artist?
A． David Blane B． Harry Houdini ．
C． Terry Pratchett D． David Copperfield
50 ． What does the author think of magic?
A ．It changes our lives B． It provides people with fun ．
C .It breaks the laws of physics D． It explains strange things in our lives ．
五、补全对话（共 5 句；每句满分为 3 分，共 15 分。）
提示： Peter 给 Johnson 教授打电话请病假，接电话的是教授的助手 Sally 。
P： Hello!This is Peter speaking ． May I speak to Professor Johnson 5 1 ， please?
S：I ’msorry ．Professor Johnson is not here at the moment． This is his assistant ，Sally ． May
I help you 52 ?
P： Yes． Please tell the professor that l ’ d like to ask for sick leave for tomorrow ．
S： Sorry to hear that ． May I ask what ’ s the matter 53 with you?
P： I ’m running a fever ． I ’ ve caught a cold ．
S： Oh， is it serious54 ?
P： N0， not very serious ， but the doctor told me to stay in bed and have a good rest ．
S： I see ． I ’ 11 tell Professor Johnson 55 as soon as he comes back ．
P： Thank you ．Goodbye!