( )1.wedding A．vi.& vt.低声说，低语
( )2.teenager B．n.树枝
( )3.specific C．vi.& vt.吞下，咽下
( )4.effort D．vt.象征
( )5.represent E．n.记忆，回忆
( )6.memory F．adj.具体的，特定的
( )7.envelope G．n.青少年，十几岁的孩子
( )8.branch H．n.努力，力气
( )9.whisper I．n.婚礼
( )10.swallow J．n.信封
A.普遍地 B.就……而言 C.再三地 D.不再,E.去世 F.努力
( )1.He once knew her，but they are no longer friends.
( )2.Everybody should make an effort to reduce pollution.
( )3.The house came to him when his parents passed away.
( )4.Women in general like to shop for new clothes.
( )5.As far as I know，we will have a test next Monday.
( )6.He kept on telling us the same story over and over.
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1．Why did the writer still remember the wind?
A．Because it was on Christmas.
B．Because his granny arrived.
C．Because his granny's white hair was messy.
D．Because he was young.
2．How did the writer's granny help him?
A．Write a letter to Father Christmas.
B．Give him some presents.
C．Give him an envelope.
D．Write the envelope.
3．What did the writer find in his stocking on Christmas morning?
A．A ballet dancer. B．Some presents.
C．Small toys and sweets. D．Sugar biscuits.
4．How did the granny feel when she found David's mouth full of pudding?
5．When the writer grew up，what made Christmas magical to him?
D．The memory of his granny.
1．The writer's granny arrived in December.( )
2．When Granny moved in，she was quiet because she was not happy.( )
3．Granny was patient with the writer.( )
4．On Christmas Eve，Granny stayed with the writer until he fell asleep.( )
5．Auntie Kath was the writer's cousin.( )
第三步 研读——能力升华 接轨高考
Granny arrived in the middle of November on a 1.________(wind)day.2.______some reasons，I didn't know she was sick.Granny spent most of time on the sofa by the fire，quiet but happy.I wrote a letter to Father Christmas 3.______(tell)him about the presents I wanted and Granny helped me write “Father Christmas，the North
Pole” on the envelope. In December，our 4.__________(excite)grew.Granny had the 5.______(patient)to sing a song to me over and over.On Christmas Eve，Granny and I put a stocking and sang songs to me 6. ______ I fell asleep.
On Christmas，Granny gave me a music box with a ballet dancer in it.Granny stayed inside the house watching us 7. ______(play)．We put silly paper hats and ate Christmas pudding.David put so much pudding in his mouth，8. ______made us laugh.
A few weeks after the Christmas，Granny passed away.Although I no 9.______(long)believe in Father Christmas，my memory of Granny makes Christmas 10.______(magic)．