To save time, many Americans buy foods which can be quickly made ready for the table. On holidays, families enjoy delicious meals. For example, on Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday in November, family members get together for a turkey dinner with pumpkin pie(南瓜派).
The United States is known around the world for its fast food, such as hamburgers, sandwiches, pizzas, salad bars, and many kinds of ice cream. People can easily find fast food chains(连锁店),such as McDonalds’ and KFC, in most of the big cities in the world.
These years, many people have taken more and more care of their health while eating. They come to know eating too much meat will make them overweight. Many of them are also worried about food addictives(添加剂). Some of them may be harmful to the body.
1. Many Americans buy _______ to save time.
A. ready-made food B. food to cook at home
C. inexpensive food D. foreign food
2. Thanksgiving Day is on _________.
A. November 4th B. Every the 4th Tuesday in November
C. the fourth Thursday in November D. Every November the fourth
3. Pizza is a kind of __________ food.
A. take-away B. home-cooking C. fast D. Chinese
4. What does the word ‘overweight’ mean? It means______________
A. thinner B. fatter C. worse D. better
5. People are worried about_________. Which is not true?
A. overweight B. their health C. food addictives D. fast food
1. A 2. C 3. C 4. B 5. D
Choose the best answer.
On Saturdays, most people are busy ______ for their homes. Some of them go to the stores, some go to the supermarkets. But in America, most shoppers enjoy shopping in the shopping malls.
A mall is a group of many shops. There you can buy clothes, furniture, and everything you need. Shopping malls provide parking for your cars. Usually, the mall is under one roof so the shoppers do not get cold or wet from rain, wind, or snow.
After shopping, you may get tired. You can walk into the sitting-rooms for a short rest. If you can go into the dining rooms in the malls, then you can have a good meal. Now more and more Americans like to go shopping there.
1. Most American are busy_________ for their homes on Saturdays.
A. doing sports B. doing housework C. watching TV D. shopping
2. Most people like to do shopping _______.
A. on weekends B. on Sundays C. every day D. every week
3. In America, most people enjoy shopping in ____.
A. supermarkets B. shops C. the stores D. shopping malls
4. People don’t have to worry about rain or wind, because the mall is _______.
A. under one roof B. on the ground floor
C. in the open air D. without roof
5. In a shopping mall, you can find ________ to park your car.
A. a big house B. a place C. a small shop D. a room
1. D 2. A 3. D 4. A 5. B