新2代理网站  Mr. Black was young and able. The boss liked him. Last month he was sent to China on business. Before he went back from China, he decided to buy something for Tony, the son of his boss. At first he didn' t know what to buy for the boy. Suddenly he remembered that the boy liked birds very much, so he went to the bird market. He was glad to find that there were so many kinds of birds there. He bought four beautiful birds, then he told the boy about it on the telephone.

新2代理网站  As soon as Mr. Black returned to London by air, he went to Tony with the four birds. But on his way to the boss ’s home.one of them flew out of the cage(籠子)and there were only three birds left in it.Then Mr.Black bought a local(當地的)bird to take the place of the missing Chinese one.

  Tony of course was very happy when he saw the birds.But soon he found one of them was different from the other three.He asked, “It’s a local bird,isn’t it,Mr.Black?’’

新2代理网站  “Yes, it is”Mr.black answered,“It’s an interpreter (譯員).”

  參考譯文

  布萊克先生很年輕也很能干。老板很喜歡他。上個月他因公務被派往中國。在離開中國以前,他決定為老板的兒子托尼買點東西。開始,他不知道該為小孩買點什么。突然他記起他很喜歡鳥,所以他決定去鳥市。他很高興地發現那有很多鳥。他買了4只漂亮的鳥,然后在電話里告訴了托尼。

新2代理网站  布萊克先生坐飛機一回到倫敦,就帶上4只鳥去找托尼。但是在去老板家的路上,1只鳥飛出了籠子,只剩下3只了。布萊克先生就買了一只當地的鳥代替那只飛走的中國鳥。

  托尼看見那些鳥的時候很高興。但他很快發現其中的1只和另外3只不一樣。他問: “這是一只本地的鳥,不是嗎,布菜克先生?”

新2代理网站  “是的。”布萊克先生回答道,“它是一個譯員。”

  Why did the boss send Mr. Black to China on business?

  A.Mr. Black had never been to China before.

  B.Mr. Black was an able and hard-working man.

  C.Mr. Black could buy something interesting for Tony.

  答案及解析

新2代理网站  B【解析】Black很能干,工作也很努力,他的老板很賞識他,所以才送他去中國出差。

新2代理网站  How did Mr. Black return to London?

新2代理网站  A.By train.

  B.By ship.

新2代理网站  C.By plane.

新2代理网站  參考解析:C【解析】by air意為“乘飛機”。

  Whom did Mr. Black buy a present for?

  A.His boss.

新2代理网站  B.The son of his boss.

  C.Mr. Black' s wife.

新2代理网站  參考解析:B【解析】Black買鳥是為了送給老板的兒子Tony。

  Mr. Black said the local bird was an interpreter because __

新2代理网站  A.the three Chinese birds didn't know English

新2代理网站  B.it was different from the Chinese birds

  C.he was making a joke

  參考解析:C【解析】Black說這只當地鳥是譯員,顯然是在開玩笑。

新2代理网站  What happened to one of the four birds?

  A.It was dead on the way to London.

  B.It flew away from the cage.

  C.It was stolen by someone.

  參考解析:B【解析】4只鳥中有一只飛走了。