What Should I Say to the Person Who Has Cancer?
It is normal to feel that you don't know what to say to someone who has cancer. You might only know the person casually, or you may have worked (1) or lived near each other for many years and have a closer relationship. The most important (2) you can do is to acknowledge the situation in some way - whatever is most comfortable for you. You can show interest and concern, you can express encouragement, or you (3) offer support. Sometimes the simplest expressions of concern are the (4) meaningful.
While it is good to be encouraging, it is also important (5) to show false optimism or to tell the person with cancer to always have a positive attitude. Doing (6) things may discount their fears, concerns, or sad feelings. It is also tempting to say that you know (7) the person feels. While you may know this is a difficult time, no one can know exactly how the person with (8) feels.
Humor can be an important way (9) coping. It is also another source of support and encouragement. Let the person with cancer (10) the lead; it is healthy if they find something funny about a side effect, like hair loss or increased appetite, and you can certainly join (11) in a good laugh. This can be a great way to relieve stress and to take a break from the (12) serious nature of the situation.
When the person with cancer looks good, let them know! Refrain (忍住)(13) comments when their appearance isn't as good, such as "You're looking pale," or "You've lost weight." Cancer and its treatment can be very unpredictable. Be prepared for good days and bad (14).
Refrain from telling the person with cancer stories about family members or friends who have had cancer. Everyone is different, and these stories may not be helpful. Instead, it is better simply to tell them you know (15) about cancer because you've been through it with someone else.
1 Ahard B together C often D once
2 Aword B thing C decision D event
3 Ashould B need C can D must
4 Amore B least C less D most
5 Anot B just C how D still
6 Aother B whatever C these D useful
7 A how B when C why D whether
8 A disease B feelings C concerns D cancer
9 Ainto Bto Cof D on
10 Aturn B take C call D move
11 A him B her C them D theirs
12 A more B less C some D any
13 A upon B out C towards D from
14 A months B days C times D periods
15 A nothing B anything C something D that
答案：BBCDA CADCB CADBC
Marriage of Some Japanese Couples
Some Japanese still get married by parents’ arrangement.Yoshio and Hiromis Tanaka，a young Japanese couple living in the United States，told the story of their (51) marriage.“We didn’t marry，for love in the western sense. we married in the (52) Japanese way. Our parents arranged our marriage through a matchmaker.
In Japan，we believe that marriage is (53)affecting the whole family rather than a matter concerning only the young couple. (54), we think it is very important to match people according to their social background，education and so on. When our parents thought it was time for us to get married，they went to a local (55)and asked her for some suggestions.They discussed the details and looked at the photos she sent, and then our parents asked her to arrange a(an) (56)for us.
A Japanese marriage interview is held in a(n) (57)place，such as a hotel or a restaurant，and is (58)by the boy and the girl，their parents and the matchmaker.Information about the couple and their families is (59) over a cup of tea or a meal.Then the boy and the girl are (60)for a short time to know each other. When they return home, they have to tell the family whether they want to meet again or not.
Yoshi (61)，“When our parents realized we were (62)about each other，they started to make arrangements for our wedding.My family paid money to (63).This is the money to help pay for the wedding ceremony and for setting up the house (64).We also gave her family a beautiful ornament(装饰物) to put in the (65)room of their house，so everyone knew that Hiromis was going to marry.”
51.A.arranged B.planned C.prepared D.performed
52.A.cultural B.traditional C.new D.old
53.A.anything B.nothing C.everything D.something
54.A.So B.Though C.Then D.But
55.A.minister B.dealer C.matchmaker D.inhabitant
56.A.examination B.bargain C.interview D.debate
57.A.public B.secret C.dangerous D.expensive
58.A.hosted B.attended C.held D.arranged
59.A.destroyed B.recorded C.imitated D.exchanged
60.A.left alone B.shut up C.driven away D.put together
61.A.refused B.explained C.continued D.stopped
62.A.anxious B.serious C.furious D.worried
63.A.Yoshio B.Yoshio’s C.Hiromis D.Hiromis’s
64.A.backwards B.forwards C.afterwards D.inwards
65.A.best B.cleanest C.warmest D.quietest