A fantastic movie Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, 1. by Hayao Miyazaki, finally 2. in Taiwan during the winter vacation of 2009. People all over the world 3. his new work for five years since the last one Howl’s Moving Castle. Hayao Miyazaki was born in Japan on January 5, 1941. Because of his tough childhood, his works 4. love, bravery, and care about the environment. He thinks that children now are always occupied with too much TV and computers. They do not take time to enjoy the beauty of the nature anymore. That’s why he never gives up inspiring children to care for 5. the people who love them
5. the places where they are living through his movies, such as Nausicaa, Laputa, Princess Mononoke, and Spirited Away. He once 6. that he was happy that children came to see his movies in the theater, but he was unhappy that they spent too much time sitting indoors. “I hope they can go outside to expose themselves to the nature more often,” he said.
【題組】1. (A) which was made (B)was made (C) makes (D) which made
Mark was a good friend of mine and a former high school classmate. He moved away to New York to study in New York University and 7. . I have not seen him for over 25 years. Last Sunday, he suddenly 8. . We were both excited and decided to meet at a restaurant close to our high school to relive the past good time.
When we finally met for dinner, 9. . The tall thin guy I remembered was now a tall, chubby middle-aged man who was starting to go bald. I then thought, “Wow! Twenty-five years is quite a long time.” I started to wonder how much I had changed since our high school days. Then Mark suddenly said, “you know, Fred. You look almost exactly the same as you did twenty-five years ago. 10. I have changed a lot. Everyone changes over the years, but you look the same.”
I sat back and smiled as I thought that not everyone changes over the years.
【題組】7. (A) I promised to vist him every year
(B) he came back to town after a few years
(C) we have not seen each other ever since
(D) we will keep in touch from time to time
18.【題組】8. (A) called and asked me to fly to New York
(B) called me and said he would be in town for business
(C) called and asked me to pick him up at the airport
(D) showed up at my door and I let him stay at my house
19.【題組】9. (A) I was not surprised to see that Mark had changed so much
(B) I was not surprised that Mark looked still so tall and young
(C) I could not believe my eyes as Mark had changed so much
(D) I could not believe my eyes as Mark looked the same as before