Ted was ill last week. He had to stay at 1.h . He felt bored, and he was also worried about his lessons and the basketball game. In the evening, some of his 2.c came to his house. Ted was very 3.h to see them. Cindy brought him some exciting CDs and DVDs. She said they would take turns to 4.h him with his lessons. As for the basketball game, Jim would take his place. They hoped Ted could get well and get 5.b
to school soon.
Thomas Edison was a great American 1.i . When he was a child, he was always 2.a questions and trying out new ideas. No matter 3.h hard it was, he never gave up. Young Tom was in school for only three months. His teacher didn't understand why he had so many strange questions. Most of them were not about his lessons. The teacher didn't want to teach Tom any 4.m . He asked Tom's mother to take the boy home. Tom's mother taught him to read and write, and she found him to be a very good pupil. He learnt very fast and became very 5.i in science.
Takeout food(外卖) is very popular in the world. More than 60 percent of the people in China order takeout food at 1.l twice a week, according to a recent survey.
The survey was given to 2,000 people in different cities across the country. Among them, 55.6 percent said it's hard to stop 2.b takeout food. But 63.8 percent said they hoped that the managers improve the quality of the food, 3.e the ingredients(食材) used to make the food.
The survey participants(参与者) gave many 4.r for ordering takeout food. Some said they are too busy to cook; 5.o said takeout food was much cheaper. And some people simply don't know how to cook.
Have you ever dreamed of flying to school like Harry Potter? Of course, you're 1.p not a magician. But Speeder could make your dreams 2.c true. Speeder is a flying motorcycle. A US company made it. The company calls it the world's first flying motorcycle.
Speeder can take off and land anywhere. It flies at 240 km per hour at a height of 4,500 3.m in the sky. To reach that speed, Speeder mainly uses diesel fuel (柴油) to fly. The company will do more research on 4.h
to use clean energy to power Speeder in the future.
Speeder riders must weigh 5.l than 109 kg. If a rider is too heavy, it will be hard for the motorcycle to take off.
One day a man bought a lot of coconuts (椰子) and put them all on his horse. He was moving them to his friend's house. On the way, the man 1.m a boy. “How long would it take to get to the house?” he asked the boy.
“If you go 2.s ,” the boy said, “you will get there very soon. But if you go fast, it will take you all day.”
“What a funny reply!” said the man. He did not listen to the boy. He made his horse run as fast as 3.p . Some coconuts fell off. He had to stop to 4.p them up. Then he made his horse run fast again. But the coconuts fell off again, and he stopped again.
He did this many 5.t , and it was night when he finally got to his friend's house.
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