Throughout history,people have often selected where they want to live based on the natural resources that are available in the area.26 Some of these resources include water,food sources such as fruits and vegetables,and animals that can be caught or hunted.
A region’s natural resources determine the way of life of its people.27|On the other hand，poor soil will either send people looking for better places,or attract people with other purposes for the land,such as setting up businesses or factories.
28 People who wish to make a living as fishermen can do so by the pcean,but cannot do so in the desert.Desert people have many traditional and|mique foods,which cannot be found in the forest.Each area attracts people based on their interests and purposes.
Areas that have rich water resources will naturally have more people,frraditionally,villages，towns and cities built near water have been the most luccessful.People there are able to use the water resources to meet their daily lieeds.29 Places that are hard to reach，such as high mountains or dry Beserts,will have fewer people living in them.
30 For too long,people have destroyed natural resources,using up those[resources that cannot be easily replaced.On the earth,we are lucky to have many resources that are renewable,such as sun,wind,water,and trees.As more and more focus is placed on the use of renewable resources,it will become easier to|>rotect our planet from further harm.
A．It is easy to find new resources in nature.
B.Renewable resources are those that can be replaced easily.
c.While you may not think of oceans as natural resources,they are.
D.for example,regions with rich soil can support fanning societies.
E.They can also use the water to help them move goods to other areas.
F.Natural resources are useful to people,and they come from the earth.
Business English Helps
English plays an important role in the workplace.When it is used in the correct and proper 31,it can help to promote a career or a business.Some may 32 or want to study business English 33 they start their careers.Those who are already working have the 34 to see what they can and cannot do 35 in English in their current job.
Business English provides you with valuable skills needed for your work.For example,you will learn 36 to negotiate.Being able to deal with a 37 and knowing how to bargain and 38 an agreement can make a 39
difference to the outcome.
Business English learning encourages professional and efficient communication,and promotes service to customers and business partners,40 is a great advantage for any business.
A.big E.reach I.way
B.need F.which J.how
C.what G conflict K.small
D.before H.effectively L.opportunity
If something bad just happened(happen)to your friend,what would you do?Would you mention it to him and say you feel sorry about it?Would you offer support or advice?According to Ruth Clark,such 41(treat)could mean well,but it might not be what he 42(real)wants or needs.
Clark asked some college students to imagine some 43(pleasant)situations,e.g.,a low exam grade or the dad’s 44(lose)of his job.The students were then 45(ask)how they would like to be treated by a friend who learned of the bad situation from someone else.The results were a little 46(surprise).Some said they would want and expect their friend to mention the 47(annoy)situation,but most of the students in the study 48(respond)that they would like the friend not to do it.The students made the 49(decide)for themselves whether to discuss their problem with a friend.So,there is value in being a silent 50(listen)around a troubled friend.
51.某英文报社正在举行题为“fight against haze（雾霾）”的征文活动。请你就此题目写一篇英文短文应征，内容包括：•雾霾会造成哪些危害•我们可以采取哪些对措施