1.(I have five children， so our house is always noisy.(1) ， I love gardening and my garden helps me relax.
For a long time， I(2) the garden of peace and quiet When the children followed me into the garden， I would expect (3) to be out of sight. And I would hand out tasks.
"Here： you(4) the onions， you dig the holes， and. " Soon they would be (5) or their arms would be sore(酸痛的)， and they would leave me to myself.
But during a recent spring， (6) I was working in the garden， my 13﹣year﹣old son， Josiah noticed me. He(7) a tool and began helping. Working as a team， we finished the job in no time at all. I(8) Josiah， realising that I'd enjoyed working with him.
The same thing happened﹣one or two of the(9) would appear and join in the gardening from time to time. Each time， I would feel(10) that the work was lighter because of their help.
One day， when I was picking the peas(豌豆) and having a taste(11) ， Abby saw me and ran over. I put several peas into her mouth. She just loved how (12) they were.
"Mama， i want the others to try them too."
Suddenly， I realised I had been wrong for long. I'd tried to keep the(13) of gardening to myself， and here was a child who couldn't wait to (14) with others. "Sure， honey， let's pick some. Well make a wonderful supper."
Now I enjoy all of the gardens beauties with the children. We bring the(15) back home， preparing and cooking the produce together， because we know that everything is better when shared
(1)A. FinallyB. QuicklyC. LuckilyD. Immediately
(2)A. paintedB. guardedC. refusedD. described
(3)A. itB. himC. heD. them
(4)A. waterB.eatC. sellD. cook
(5)A. hotB. shyC. sorryD. nervous
(6)A. soB. ifC. whileD. unless
(7)A. waited forB. picked upC. pointed atD. looked after
(8)A. hatedB. forgotC. savedD. thanked
(9)A. friendsB. childrenC. visitorsD. neighbours
(10)A. boredB. sillyC. afraidD. surprised
(11)A. aloneB. sadlyC. togetherD. instead
(12)A. safeB. tastyC. famousD. expensive
(13)A. traditionB. standardC. happinessD. background
(14)A. liveB. agreeC. workD. share
(15)A. meatB. breadC. fruitsD. drinks
2.(6分)Eating your way around the world
Australia： Try a pie floater?
Feeling hungry? No visit to South Australia is complete without trying the local food﹣a pie floater They are traditionally sold at roadside food shops， some of which stay open all night. It is a meat pie floating in a thick green pea soup. Finally， the pie is covered with plenty of bright red tomato ketchup(番茄醬). Enjoy!
Vietnam ：Soup for breakfast
The food stands in the streets of Ho Chi Minh City， Vietnam， open early in the morning and stay busy till late at night， selling fast food to hungry passers﹣by. The most famous dish is pho， a noodle soup with slices of beef or chicken and different vegetables. It's usually eaten for breakfast﹣many Vietnamese people say they cannot start the day without this delicious food!
Belgium： Home of French fries
You can find French fried potatoes all over the world， but as Belgians will tell you， they， not the French， invented this popular street food back in the 17th century. French fries， eaten from a paper cone are the Belgians favorite food. The secret of perfect French fries is that they are fried (油炸) twice in hot oil， to give a perfect， golden outside.