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芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸 QQ 747883097 TL 028 8194 2202 2011 芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸 芸芸芸芸 2008 芸 12 芸芸芸芸芸芸芸 芸芸芸 芸芸芸芸芸芸 芸芸芸芸芸芸芸 芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸 2008 芸 12 芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸(A 芸芸 Part I Writing (30 minutes) Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write a short essay entitled How to Improve Students’ Mental Health. You should write at least 150 words following the outline given below in Chinese: 1. 大大大大大大大大大大大大 2. 大大大大大大大…… 3. 大大大大大大…… How to Improve Students’ Mental Health _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Part II Reading Comprehension (Skimming and Scanning) (15 minutes) Directions: In this part, you will have 15 minutes to go over the passage quickly and answer the questions on Answer Sheet 1.For questions 1-7, choose the best answer from the four choices marked [A], [B], [C] and [D]. For questions 8-10, complete the sentences with the information given in the passage. Supersize Surprise Ask anyone why there is an obesity epidemic and they will tell you that it’s all down to eating too much and burning too few calories. That explanation appeals to common sense and has dominated efforts to get to the root of
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芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸 QQ 747883097 TL 028 8194 2202 2011 芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸芸 芸芸芸芸 the obesity epidemic and reverse it. Yet obesity researchers are increasingly dissatisfied with it. Many now believe that something else must have changed in our environment to precipitate (大大) such dramatic rises in obesity over the past 40 years or so. Nobody is saying that the “big two” — reduced physical activity and increased availability of food — are not important contributors to the epidemic, but they cannot explain it all. Earlier this year a review paper by 20 obesity experts set out the 7 most plausible alternative explanations for the epidemic. Here they are. 1. Not enough sleep It is widely believed that sleep is for the brain, not the body. Could a shortage of shut-eye also be helping to make us fat? Several large-scale studies suggest there may be a link. People who sleep less than 7 hours a night tend to have a higher body mass index than people who sleep more, according to data gathered by the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Similarly, the US Nurses’ Health Study, which tracked 68,000 women for 16 years,
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