Scholars, moralists, and writers have warned men to steer clear of1 beautiful women since antiquity2. Homer＇s Odysseus3 tied himself to his ship＇s mast to avoid being lured to his death by the mythic Sirens4. The Sirens aren＇t alone.
Mr.Dawson was an old grouch 1,and everyone in town knew it.Kids knew not to go into his yard to pick a delicious apple,even off the ground,because old Dawson,they said,would come after you with his ball bullet 2 gun.
Part V Cloze （15 minutes） Directions： There are 20 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 2 with a single line through the centre.
In Li Zhen＇s ninth-grade mathematics class last week,the morning drill1was geometry.Students at the middle school affiliated2with Jing＇An Teachers＇College were asked toexplain therelative size of geometric shapes by using Euclid＇s theorem of parallelograms3.
This ink-wash painting was done when the famed Chinese artist Qi Baishi （1864. 1957） in his 80s in 1946. It portrays a falcon1 on a pine branch and the couplet2 reads ＂A Long Life, A Peaceful World＂ in seal style3. It is considered to be one of the largest by the late artist.
When it comes to how they raise their children,mothers today tend to follow the same practices as their own mothers did,according to a new study that looked at parenting practices across two generations.Fathers,on the other hand,don＇t seem to use their moms＇ as parenting role models,at least for some practices.
1.我要对此事进行调查研究。原译：I will make investigations and research into this matter.改译：I will make an investigation in to the matter.点评：改译更简洁,不带汉语味。2.我妻子经常逛儿童书店。原译：My wife often visits the children bookstores.改译：My wife often visits children’s bookstores.点评：children后面的所有格不能少。