Grace Kao, a professor at Penn said she was not surprised by the findings. &ldquo This may be the first time that some of these students have interacted, and lived, with someone of a different race,&rdquo she said.
Directions: There are 75 blanks in the following passages. For each blank there are four choices marked A), B), C) and D) on the right side of the paper. You should choose the ONE that best fits into the passages. Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 7 with a single line through the centre.
Most Americans recognize that universities contribute to the nation&rsquo s well-being through their scientific research, but many fear that foreign students threaten American competitiveness by taking their knowledge and skills back home. They fail to grasp that welcoming foreign students and like immigrants throughout history-strength the nation and second, foreign students who study in the United States become ambassadors for many of its most cherished(珍视) values when they return home. Or at least they understand them better. In America as elsewhere, few Instruments of foreign policy are as effective in promoting peace and stability as welcoming international university students.
In the end, the superintendents agreed to provide the data we sought, which is, after all, public information. There is, in our view, no real dispute here, we are all seeking the same thing, which is schools that better serve our children and our nation by encouraging students to tackle tough subjects under the guidance of gifted teachers. And if we keep working toward that goal, someday, perhaps a list won&rsquo t be necessary.
Most students attend a university mainly to -75- the knowledge needed for their chosen -76-. Educationists believe that this aim should not be the -77- one. Universities have always aimed to produce men and women -78- judgment and wisdom as well as knowledge. For this reason, they -79- students to meet others with differing -85- and to read widely to -86- their understanding in many fields of study. -87- a secondary school course, a student should be interested enough in a subject to enjoy gaining knowledge for its own -88-. He should be prepared to -89- sacrifices to study his chosen -85- in depth. He should have an ambition to make some -86- contribution to man's knowledge.
5. C people are reluctant to point out kid&rsquo s wrongdoings. 此题难度较大，需要阅读中跳跃的范围较大，要直接跳到原文第二页的第65行 For Andrew Fuller, the child-centric nature of our society has affected everyone, &ldquo The rules are different now from when today&rsquo s parents were growing up.
The ULg is actively taking part in projects in the five competitiveness clusters (Skywin, Wagralim, Mecatech, Biowin and Logistics in Wallonia), and it sees to interuniversity coordination for two oh them ( skywin and logistics in Wallonia).ULg knows that it hold a share in the future of regional economic growth and the ‘Marshall Plan’ counts on one asset.
When it came to putting on a show, nobody else in the computer industry, or any other industry for that matter, could match Steve Jobs. His product launches, at which he would stand alone on a black stage and produce as if by magic an &ldquo incredible&rdquo new electronic gadget (小器具)in front of an amazed crowd, were the performances of a master showman. All computers do is fetch and work with numbers, he once explained, but do it fast enough and &ldquo the results appear to be magic&rdquo . Mr Jobs, who died recently aged 56, spent his life packaging that magic into elegantly designed, easy-to-use products.
And as it turns out, even today with job growth near zero over 9 million job hunters are being hired every month.
Directions: For this part, you are allowed 85 minutes to write a short essay on the topic of Due Attention Should Be Given To Spelling. You should write at least 675 words following the outline given below:
In those circumstances, it's difficult to know whether to approach the child directly or the parent first. There are two schools of thought.
We tend to look on nature conservation as some kind of favour that human beings are granting to the natural world. The error here is far too deep: not only do humans need nature for themselves, but the very idea that humanity and the natural world are separable things is profoundly damaging.
As a manager, Tiffany is responsible for interviewing applicants for some of the positions with her one interview, she noticed that the candidate never made direct eye contact. She was puzzled and somewhat disappointed because she liked the individual otherwise.
Directions: In this section, you will hear a passage three times. When the passage is read for the first time, you should listen carefully for its general idea. When the passage is read for the second time, you are required to fill in the blanks numbered from 86 to 98 with the exact words you have just heard. For blanks numbered from 99 to 96 you are required to fill in the missing information. For these blanks you can other use the exact words you have just heard or write down the main points in your are words. Finally, when the passage is read for the third time, you should check what you have written.
Ranking schools is always controversial, and this year a group of 88 superintendents(地区教育主管)from five states wrote to ask that their schools be excluded from the calculation.&ldquo It is impossible to know which high schools are &lsquo the best&rsquo in the nation, &rdquo their letter read. in part. &ldquo Determining whether different schools do or don&rsquo t offer a high quality of education requires a look at man different measures, including students&rsquo overall academic accomplishments and their subsequent performance in college. And taking into consideration the unique needs of their communities.&rdquo
But with low-income students projected to make up an ever-larger share of the college-bound population in coming years, some schools are re-examing whether that aid, typically known as &ldquo merit aid&rdquo , is the most effective use of precious institutional dollars.
Directions: There are 75 blanks in the following passage. For each blank there are four choices marked A),B),C) and D)on the right side of the paper. You should choose the ONE that best fits into the passage. Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 7 with a single line through the centre.
Tao Hui has a keen sensibility to analyze how social environment affects the formation of human character. This sensibility is part of his nature, and he has therefore situated himself in the sensibility and stated the following analysis: I try to provide phenomena or emotions that I have created, and blend such emotions into the phenomena. You can pick out the parts you like. I genuinely dislike a dichotomous, black-and-white way of making judgement because it is very limiting.
67. What does the author mean by saying the 76st century equivalent of being caught naked (Lines 8-9,)?