|2010年高考英语试题及答案 word 版·全国卷II|
|文章作者：命题中心 文章来源：高考英语网 点击数： 更新时间：2010-06-08||
When you’re lying on the white sands of the Mexican Riviera, the stresses (压力) of the world seem a million miles away. Hey. stop! This is no vacation - yon have to finish something!
Here lies the problem fat travel writer and food critic (评论家) Edie Jarolim. “I always loved traveling and always liked to eat, but it never occurred to me that I could make money doing both of those things, ” Jarolim said. Now you can read her travel advice everywhere—in Arts and Antiques. in Brides. or in one of her three books. The Complete Idiot Travel Guide to Mexico’s Beach Resorts.
Her job in travel writing began Some eight years ago. After getting a PhD in English in Canada. she took a test for Frommer’s travel guides, passed it, and got the job. After working at Frommer’s, Jarolim worked for a while at Rough Guides in London, then Fodor’s, where she fell so in love with a description of the Southwest of the U. S. that she moved there.
Now as a travel writer, she spends one-third of her year on the road. The rest of the time is spent completing her tasks and writing reviews of restaurants at home in Tucson, Arizona.
As adventurous as the job sounds, the hard part is fact-checking all the information. Sure, it’s great to write about a tourist attraction, but you’d better get the local (当地的 ) museum hours correct or you could really ruin someone’s vacation.
46. Which country does Jarolim have in now?
A. Mexico. B. The U. S. C. The U. K D. Canada
47. What is most difficult for Jarolim?
A. Working in different places to collect information
B. Checking all the facts to be written in the guides.
C. Finishing her work as soon as possible.
D. Passing a test to write travel guides.
48. What do we know about Jarolim from the text?
A. She is successful in her job.
B. She finds her life full of stresses.
C. She spends half of her time traveling.
D. She is especially interested in museums.
49. What would he the best title for the text?
A. Adventures in Travel Writing B. Working as a Food Critic
C. Travel Guides on the Market D. Vacationing for a Living
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