In the 1840's the world's first stamps for letters were used in England. Ever since then, many people all 1 the world have enjoyed 2 stamps. Boys and girls' and older people, 3 .collect them. It's easy 4 collecting stamps. Ask your friends or parents to save 5 envelopes for you. When you get them, keep the ones 6 stamps 7 you like.
Don't try to pull the stamps 8 the envelopes. Cut off the stamp corner of the envelope. Leave the stamp corner in water 9 . 10 , the stamps will come right off the 11 . Then put the wet stamps on soft paper. Put more soft paper 12 them. Place a book on tap to keep the stamps 13 curling (卷) as they 14 .
15 you have many stamps, you may want to sort(分类) them. They can 16 by colour, size, place, or by how much they 17 for. They can also be sorted by the kinds of pictures on 18 . Every picture on a stamp has 19 in it.
20 stamp tells a story.
1. A. in B. over C. of D. on
2. A. collect B. to collect C. collecting D. collected
3. A. also B. too C. either D. at the same time
4. A. to finish B. to avoid C. to start D. like
5. A. use B. to use C. using D. used
6. A. have B. to have C. having D. with
7. A. it B. one C. that D. what
8. A. leaving B. away C. of D. off
9. A. at a night B. during the day C. all night D. day and night
10. A. In the afternoon B. By the morning C. Tomorrow D. In the day
11. A. letter B. envelope C. paper D. comer
12. A. over B. above C. under D. below
13. A. to B. for C. from D. in
14. A. dry B. dried C. wet D. hot
15. A. When B. While C. As D. For
16. A. sort B. sorted C. to sort D. be sorted
17. A. get B. buy C. sell D. to sell
18. A. it B. them C. those D. which
19. A. meaning B. animals C. plants D. flowers
20. A. The B. All C. Each D. One
1. B 2. C 3. B 4. C 5. D 6. D 7. C 8. D 9. C 10. B 11. C 12. A 13. C 14. A 15. A 16. D 17.C 18. B 19. A 20. C