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William Shakespeare was a writer of plays and poems.Some of his most famous plays are Hamlet,Romeo and Juliet,Macbeth.He wrote thirty﹣seven plays in all.They are still popular today.

He was born in England.At school he liked watching plays.He decided to be an actor when he finished school at the age of fourteen.In 1582,he married a farmer's daughter.She was eight years older than he was.Their first child was a daughter.Later they had twins.In 1585,Shakespeare left his hometown,Stratford﹣upon﹣Avon.His wife and children stayed behind.No one knows why he left or what he did between 1585and 1592.

At twenty﹣eight,he moved to London and joined a theatre company which opened the Globe Theatre in 1599.He became an actor,and he also wrote plays.He usually acted in his own plays.He made almost no money from his writing.But he made a lot of money from acting.With the money he bought a large house in his hometown.

At the age of forty﹣nine,Shakespeare retired(退休)and went to live in Stratford﹣upon﹣Avon.He died at the age of fifty﹣two in 1616.He left his money to his family.He left the genius(天才)to the world.You still see his plays in English and in many other languages.He is one of the most famous writers in the world.

【1】Shakespeare wrote many famous plays except_____.

A. Hamlet   B. Macbeth

C. Romeo and Juliet   D. Man and Superman

【2】Shakespeare decided to be an actor in_____.

A. 1578   B. 1582   C. 1599   D. 1616

【3】In 1585,Shakespeare left his hometown Stratford﹣upon﹣Avon_____.

A. with his wife   B. with his daughter

C. with his wife and childrenD.alone

【4】Shakespeare got much money from_____.

A. writing  B.plays C.actingD.retirement

【5】According to the passage,which of the following is TRUE?_____

A. Shakespeare had two children.

B. Shakespeare wrote both plays and poems.

C. Shakespeare left his money to the Globe Theatre.

D. Shakespeare wrote plays in English and some other languages.

【考点】
【答案】

【1】D

【2】A

【3】D

【4】C

【5】B

【解析】

这篇短文中作者主要讲述了莎士比亚的简短、辉煌的一生.主要介绍了他的人生经历,家庭情况以及留给后人的伟大作品.

【1】细节理解题.根据第一段句子Some of his most famous plays are Hamlet,Romeo and Juliet,Macbeth.他最著名的戏剧是哈姆雷特,罗密欧与朱丽叶,麦克白.可知莎士比亚的作品不包含Man and Superman,故选D.

【2】细节理解题,根据He died at the age of fifty﹣two in 1616.他于1616年去世,享年52岁,由此可推出他出生于1564年;结合He decided to be an actor when he finished school at the age of fourteen他在14岁时完成学业,决定成为一名演员,推出他想成为一名演员是在1578年(1564+14=1578),故选A.

【3】细节推理题.根据第二段第二行句子In 1585,Shakespeare left his hometown,Stratford﹣upon﹣Avon.His wife and children stayed behind.1585年,莎士比亚离开了他的家乡﹣﹣埃文河畔斯特拉特福.他的妻子和孩子们被留下.可知他抛妻弃子单独离开了,故选D.

【4】细节理解题.根据第三段第二行句子But he made a lot of money from acting.但是他从表演中赚了很多钱.可知他通过演出赚了不少钱,故选C.

【5】细节判断题.根据第二段Their first child was a daughter.Later they had twins.可知他有三个孩子,A错误;第一段第一句William Shakespeare was a writer of plays and poems.可知B正确;根据最后一段He left his money to his family.可知C错误;最后一段You still see his plays in English and in many other languages.是说我们今天可以看到被翻译成英语和其他的一些语言的他的作品,而不是说他用英语和许多其他语言写了很多作品,D项理解错误;故选B.

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