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人教版高中英语必修一Unit 2《English around the world》(Period One Warming Up Reading)同步测试1

Unit 2 English around the world Warming Up & Reading (Ⅰ) 基础落实 Period One Ⅰ.课文理解 1.Where did most of the English speakers live at the end of the 16th century? A.America. C.South Asia. B.England. D.South Africa. 2.When did English begin to be spoken in many other countries? A.In the 17th century. B.At the end of the 16th century. C.Between about AD 450 and 1150. D.In the 19th century. 3.According to the text,which of the following statements is TRUE? A.Languages always stay the same. B.Languages change only after wars. C.Languages no longer change. D.Languages change when cultures change. 4.From Paragraph 3,we can learn that from AD 450 to 1150,English sounded more like _______. A.German C.French B.Chinese D.Russian 5.Why does India have a very large number of fluent English speakers? A.Because Indians like learning English very much. B.Because India has the largest number of English learners. C.Because Britain ruled India from 1765 to 1947. D.Because India has a close relationship with Britain. Ⅱ.课文缩写 As you know,English has changed over time.Why?1.________ all languages change and develop when cultures meet and 2.____________ with each other.At first,English was 3.________ more on German than the English we speak 4.____________.Then 5.________ new settlers came and enriched the English language and especially its 6.________.So by the 1600’s Shakespeare was able to 7.________________ a wider vocabulary than ever before.In 1620 some British settlers moved to America.Later in the 18th century some British people were taken to Australia too.English began to be spoken in both countries. Finally by the 19th century the language was settled.At that time two big changes in English 8.________ happened:first Samuel Johnson wrote his dictionary and later Noah Webster wrote The American Dictionary of the English Language.The 9.________ gave a separate 10.________ to American English spelling. Ⅲ.用适当的介、副词填空 1.________ the end of the 16th century,about five ________ seven million people spoke English. 2.Later ________ the next century,people ________ England made voyages to conquer other parts of the world and because ________ that,English began to be spoken in many other countries. 3. Today, more people speak English ________ their first, second or a foreign language than ever before. 4.I’d like to come ________ to your apartment. 5.So why has English changed ________ time? 6.________ first the English spoken in England ____ about AD 450 and 1150 was very differe