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【第六届通译杯比赛辅导】初赛题目分类介绍之听力填空题2


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练习一:


The technology (1) ______, Apple, has reported lower-than-expected sales of iPhones in the last quarter, thanks in part to the economic (2) _________in China. Sales grew at the slowest rate since the device was launched in 2007. Apple's (3) ________, nonetheless, rose for the quarter to more than (4) ________ dollars. Rory Cellan-Jones reports. “At first (5) __________, Apple has delivered another great set of results, with record quarterly profits and revenue. But (6) _________ will centre on sales of the iPhone, the product which has (7) ___________ the computer maker into the world's most valuable business. As for the coming months, Apple is forecasting the first fall in (8) ________ since the iPhone's launch. If sales of the product, which accounts for two thirds of its revenue, have pit, the (9) _________ to unveil something that can (10)       it will increase.”

 


1. giant
2. slowdown
3. profits
4. 18 billion
5. sight
6. concerns
7. transformed
8. revenues
9. pressure
10. replace


练习二:


We know global warming is bad: The temperature of the air on the Earth’s surface is projected to increase at a rate more (1)     than any temperature change that has taken place in the last ten thousand years.
Since species have adapted to climate change in the past, why can’t they simply adapt to these changes?
Thanks to (2)     changes due to agriculture and (3)      and pollution, many species are already weakened to begin with. Plus, in the past, climate change has happened slowly enough that many species had enough time to (4)      the locations where they grow and reproduce. But the current projected rate of surface temperature change would (5)      for plants to move at a rate of 3.5 miles per year. (The fastest plant species only migrate at the rate of 1.3 miles a year.)
Though they’re not quite as rooted, animals cannot just pick up and move to more inclement environs if their (6)      can’t move with them. And it doesn’t help that all of the different ways we use land means that the Earth is pretty much a mosaic of different ecosystems rather than larger, contiguous (7)     .
So even if a species is able to (8)      quickly enough, it has nowhere to go and nothing to eat. The Earth’s species simply don’t have enough time and (9)      to adapt to such rapid climate change, and that’s why many aren’t expected to (10)      if global warming continues at its currently projected rate.

 


1. rapid
2. ecosystem
3. deforestation
4. shift
5. require
6. food source
7. habitats
8. migrate
9. resources
10. survive


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