题组训练 3 用适当的连词填空 1．The police officers in our city work hard __________/ ______ the rest of us can live a safe life. 2．She worked hard ________ everything would be ready in time. 3．He had his
camera ready_________ he saw something that would make a good picture. 4．Jack wasn’t saying anything，but the teacher smiled at him _________/_________ he had done something very clever. 5．_________ there is a will，there is a way. ◆语法填空 A Maurice Sendak died last Tuesday at a hospital in Danbury，Connecticut，four days after suffering a stroke.1______ was eightythree years old. For over sixty years，his artistic skill brought 2. ______ (rich) imaginative worlds filled with children，animals and magical creatures to life.Two of his works—Where the Wild Things Are and In the Night Kitchen—helped redefine modern children’s literature. Maurice Sendak was born in nineteen twentyeight in 3. ______ Brooklyn area of New York City.4. ______ his parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland.They met in New York. 5． ______a child， Maurice was often sick.As a result， he stayed at home and read books and drew pictures 6. _________ (entertain) himself. As an author and illustrator ， Maurice Sendak became known for stories 7. ______/______were often dark and intense.For example，Outside Over There is about a baby kidnapped by goblins while her 8. ______/______ (old) sister is not paying attention.The sister must leave the safety of home to rescue the baby from a strange and dreamlike world.Maurice Sendak said he got the idea for Outside Over There from a reallife kidnapping that ended 9. ______ tragedy.In nineteen thirtytwo，the son of a famous pilot Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped from home and 10. _________ (murder)．
B Anyone who has benefited from the advice and experience of an older and wiser person is likely to immediately identify 1. ______ the author of the American best seller Tuesdays with Morrie.It tells in detail the subject matter of a series of meeting the writer， Mitch Albom， had with his college professor of 20 years 2. ______ (early)．The old man taught Albom valuable lessons about life and death while at the same time fighting a 3. ______ (lose) battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Albom was already a successful sportswriter when he by chance saw a television interview with Morrie Schwartz，his spiritual advisor in 4. ______ college days.The two men quickly resumed the regular 5. _________ (discuss) sessions they used to have，and with Schwartz’s condition visibly worsening day by day， Albom listened attentively as the old man put him straight on 6. ______is important in life. Tuesdays with Morrie 7. _______________(praise) for its accessible style since it was published.The writer presents Morrie’s inspiring attitude to depressing topics such as death in 8. ______ downtoearth manner.There are 9. ______ profound new insights to be discovered in this book，but perhaps its best achievement is its tendency for reminding readers of the basic truths they have always known，10. ______ may have forgotten or have simply chosen to ignore，in today’s world.