Unit 8 The Great Minds
Honey from the African forest is not only a kind of natural sugar,it is also delicious. Most people, and many animals, like__1___(eat) it. However, the only way for them to get that honey is to find a wild __2____ (bee) nest and take the honey from it. Often, these nests are high up in trees, and it is difficult to find them. In ____3__ (part) of Africa, though, people and animals ____4___ (look) for honey have a strange and unexpected __5__(help)——a little bird called a honey guide.
The honey guide does not ____6___ (actual) like honey, but it does like the wax in the ___7____(beehive). The little bird cannot reach this wax, which is deep inside the bees’ nest. So, when it finds a ___8____ (suit) nest,it looks for someone to help it. The honey guide gives a loud cry that ___9___ (attract) the attention of both passing animals and people. Once it has their attention,it flies through the forest, ___10___(wait) from time to time for the curious animal or person as it leads them to the nest.
4.解析为因句中已有谓语动词have，所以people and animals后面应为后置定语，与look为主谓关系，因此look应为其-ing形式。
5.解析为此处应给help加-er构成helper(帮忙的人)，指的是后面的a honey guide。
Life Without Limits
_____1___No arms to wrap around some?one, no hands to experience touch, or to hold another hand with, Or what about being born without legs? Having no ability to dance, walk, run, or even stand on two feet. Now put both of those scenarios together:no arms and no legs. What would you do? ____2____
Born in 1982 in Melbourne, Australia, without any medical explanation or warning, Nich?olas Vujicic came into the world with neither arms nor legs. Having had an uneventful preg?nancy and no family history to expect this condition, imagine the shock his parents felt when they saw their first born,brand new baby boy,only to find he was what the world would con?sider imperfect and abnormal. How would their son live a normal,happy life?___3____ Little did they know that this beautiful limbless baby would one day be someone who would inspire and motivate people from all walks of life,touching lives all over the world.
___4___He adapted to his situation and found ways to accomplish tasks that most people could only do by using their limbs, such as cleaning teeth, brushing hair, typing on a comput?er ,swimming,playing sports,and much more.___5___In grade seven Nick was elected captain of his school and worked with the student council on various fund-raising events for local charities and disability campaigns.
ABy the age of 19,Nick had started to fulfill his dream of encouraging others by sha?ring his story through motivational speaking.
BAs time went by, Nick began to embrace his situation and achieve greater things.
CHow would that affect your everyday life?
DImagine being born without arms.
EAs Nick grew up, he learned to deal with his disability and started to be able to do more and more things on his own.
FWhat could he ever do or become when living with what the world would see as such a massive disability?