Hollywood movies are regularly filled with sex and violence. They can be exciting films but sometimes all you want is a little light-hearted entertainm ent.
Have you heard of Bollywood? All singing, all dancing and unrealistic, it is the perfect alternative to normal Hollywood movies. Bollywood is the Indian film industry, based in Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay. 1.____ Yet Bollywood is the largest producer of films in the world. This year the Indian Filmgare Awards, Bollywood's Oscars, turn 50 years old.
The typical Bollywood movie usually has the following ingredients: a cup of romance, a tea-spoon of comedy, a dash of international sight-seeing, served with a huge slice of singing and dancing. There will also be one brave hero, one beautiful heroine and one baddie. 2._____
Bollywood films are full of ideal things and free of daily worries. 3._____ The actors change clothes and locations within a single song. But the audience don't mind. To Indian movie lovers, especially the poor, such films are a gateway to heaven and the stars are their gods. The films take them to a magical world away from their everyday troubles. The films tell them the impossible is possible and that true love conquers all.
4.____ Behind the beautiful scenes, Bollywood still emphasizes traditional family values. In most films, if two lovers want to break an arran ged marriage, they can't just run away. They must win over their parents.
Bollywood is a decent refreshing replacement for those over-stimulating Hollywood films. 5.___ They will take you to a brighter, cheerier and more colorful world, where it's still cool to dance around a tree and sing a love song.
A．Bollywood has gradually won its reputation on the world stage.
B．There is never any mention of politics, poverty or war.
C．Most Chinese school kids have probably never seen an Indian film.
D．Bollywood films are mostly comic romances with light-hearted incidental music.
E. Bollywood pays great attention to traditional values.
F．The result is a fun-filled musical.
G．So if you’ re tired of all that Hollywood actions, check out the following Bollywood films.
The sea has always interested man. From it they can get food, minerals, and treasure. 1._____ But he could not go far beneath its surface 2._____. However, he is not a fish. He must breathe air, so he can't stay under the water's surface for any length of time. To explore deep water, man faces even more dangers and problems. A diver who wants to stay under water for more than a few minutes must breat he air or a special mixture of gases 3._____. He can carry a tank of air on his back and breathe through a nose and mouth piece. Water weighs 800 times as much as air. Tons of water pushes against a diver deep in the sea 4._____. When a diver is under great pressure, his blood takes in some of the gases he breathes. As he rises to surface, the water pressures less. If the diver rises too quickly, the gases in his blood form bubbles (气泡). The diver is then suffering from the bends (潜水夫病).The bends can cause a diver to double up in pain 5._____.
A. His body is under great pressure.
B. Scientists are trying to find more about the sea.
C. For thousands of years, he could sail on it.
D. They can even kill him.
E. He can wear a diving suit and have air pumped to him from above.
F. The water pressure can cause a diver to breathe with difficulty.
G. Man wants to explore deep into the sea.
Sharks have lived in the world’s oceans for millions of years. A shark has an extremely good sense of smell. It can find small amounts of substances in the water, such as blood, body liquids and chemicals produced by animals. These powerful senses help them find their food. 1.________.
Sharks grow slowly. About forty percent of the different kinds of sharks lay eggs. 2. _____ Some sharks carry their young inside their bodies as humans do. Some sharks are not able to reproduce until they are twenty years old. Most reproduce only every two years. And they give birth to fewer than ten young sharks. For this reason, over-fishing of sharks is of special danger to the future of the animal.
3. ______. They eat injured and diseased fish. Their hunting activities mean that the numbers of other fish in the ocean do not become too great. This protects the plants and other forms of life that exist in the oceans.
People hunt sharks for sport, food, medicine and their skin. Experts say the international market for some kinds of sharks has increased greatly because many parts of a shark are valuable. 4._______. Shark liver oil is a popular source of Vitamin. The skin of a shark can be used like leather. In Asia, people enjoy a kind of soup made from shark fins. Experts say a fisherman can earn a lot of money for even one kilogram of shark fins.
Sharks are among the oldest animals on Earth.5.______ If too many sharks in one area are killed, the group of shark may never return to normal population levels.
A. The others give birth to li ve young.
B. Sharks are important for the health of the world’s oceans.
C. This is a threat to other form of life in the ocean.
D. Collectors pay thousands of dollars for the jaws of a shark.
E. Sharks are valuable to us and we can m ake full use of them.
F. But some sharks ar e in danger of disappearing from Earth.
G. Sharks eat fish, other sharks, and plants that live in the ocean
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