Directions: In this part, there are three incomplete texts with 20 questions (Ranging from 56 to75). Above each text there are three or four phrases to be completed. First, use the choices provided in the box to complete the phrases. Second, use the completed phrases to fill in the blanks of the text. Note you should blacken the letters that indicate your answers on the Answer Sheet.
A. not so simple
B.finding the total
C. for doing anything
A. the truth is 56
B. but must be coaxed into 57
C. is a prerequisite 58
Of course, 59 . This century, the work of cognitive psychologists has illuminated the subtle forms of daily learning on which intellectual progress depends. Children were observed as they slowly grasped-or, as the case might be, bumped into-concepts that adults take for quantity is unchanged as water pours from a short glass into a tall thin one. Psychologists have since demonstrated that young children, asked to count the pencils in a pile, readily report the number of blue or red pencils, 60 . Such studies have suggested that the rudiments(基本原理)of mathematics are mastered gradually, and with effort. They have also suggested that the very concept of abstract numbers-the idea of a oneness, a twoness, a twoness that applies to any class_ 61 more mathematically demanding than setting a table-is itself far from of objects and innate.
A. 62 roots, grasses, fruit, and bark
B. 63 their trunks with water
C. use a wide 64 of sounds
Asian elephants live in the tropical forests and grasslands of southeast Asia.
Their ideal meals 65 . Much of Asian elephants' time is spent searching for food.Actually these animals may travel 50 miles a day to find food. Asian elephants also enjoy taking dips in the water. To cool down their backsides, the animals will 66 and spray it over themselves like a hose.
Asian elephants are gentle and super-social. Related females live with their young in herds.Adult males go off on their own. For communication with each other, they 67 . Some of their vocalizations can be heard more than a mile away.
A. playing video games or 68 television
B. 69 by email, instant messaging and social media
C. taken the time to sit down and 70 something
D.receiving a 71 in the post
Not too long ago, many children enjoyed reading a good book in their spare time. Nowadays,adolescents are more likely to be seen 72 . Some people even claim they can't go without watching their favorite TV programme-which is a bit extreme! Similarly, sending letters has become a thing of the past. It has been 73 . I think this is a huge shame; for me, there is nothing better than 74 . It shows someone has 75 ；this is much more personal than a conversation online. For some people-especially the older generation-new methods of communication aren't so accessible.