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1____The Daily Mirror and the Daily Express both sell about four million copies every 
day. Apart from the national papers, there is, 2 Local newspapers have a weekly circulation of 13 million. Almost every town and country area has one. Nearly all of them hold their own fmancially and many of them are very profitable. 
These papers are written almost entirely for readers interested in local events, birth, deaths, council meetings and sports. 3 Editors prefer to rely on a small staff of people who all know the district well. A great deal of local news is regularly supplied by clubs and churches in the neighborhood and it does not get out of date as quickly as national news. If there is no room for it in this week' s edition, an item can sometimes be held over until the following week. 
The editor must never forget that the success of any newspaper depends on advertising. 4 But if the newspaper is well written and the news items have been carefully chosen to attract local readers, the businessmen are grateful for the opportunity to keep their products in the public eyes. 
Local newspapers do not often comment on problems of national importance and editors rarely hold with taking sides on political questions.5 A newspaper can sometimes persuade the council to take action to provide better shopping facilities, improve transport in the area, and so on. 


A.Newspapers in Britain usually have great profits.
B.But they can often be of service to the community in expressing public feelings on local issues.
C.however, another branch of the British press which sells almost as many as copies.
D.The content is naturally influenced by the kind of community they serve.
E.Visitors to Britain are sometimes surprised to learn that newspapers there have such a large circulation.
F.So local businesses are very interested in advertising in local papers.
G.He is usually anxious to keep the good will of local businessmen for this reason.
1.[选词填空]________
    • 解题思路:文章第一段第二句提到了英国两家报纸以及其巨大的发行量,后面又说本地报纸发行量同样惊人,所以空格处应选择一个可以做主题句的句子,E项符合题意,故选E。
    2.[选词填空]________
      • 解题思路:从“Apart from the national papers”这个句子可以看出下面将要开始谈除了全国发行的报纸以外的另一种报纸,空缺处后又提到了local newspapers发行量也很巨大,选项F可以起到承前启后的作用。故选c。
      3.[选词填空]________
        • 解题思路:最后一段第一句说本地报纸通常不对国家的重大问题发表评论,但空格处后面却提到有时候它们能够说服本地的理事会采取一些行动,可见此处需要选一个可以表示转折的句子,故选B。
        4.[选词填空]________
          • 解题思路:第二段开头说到本地报纸所写的几乎全是当地读者感兴趣的事件,联系上下文,选项D“内容自然也受到它们所服务的社区的影响”符合逻辑。故选D。
          5.[选词填空]________
            • 解题思路:第三段开头说“The editor must never forget that the successof any newspaper depends on advertisin9…”.因此编辑也要获得商人的好感,所以选G来体现出这种因果关系。
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            • 参考答案:E,C,B,D,G