Students in many countries are learning English. Some of these students are small children. Others are teenagers(少年). Many are adults. Some learn at school, others by themselves. A few learn English by hearing the language over the radio, on TV, or in films. One must work hard to learn another language.
Why do all these people want to learn English? It is difficult to answer this question. Many boys and girls learn English at school because it is one of their subjects required(要求) for study. They study their own language. Maths and English. Some people learn it because it is useful for their work. Many people learn English for their higher studies, because they want to go to college or university(大学). Some of their books are written in English. Other people learn English because they want to read newspapers and magazines in English.
( ) 1. People learn English ________.
A. at school B. over the radio
C. on TV D. not all in the same way
( ) 2. It is ________ to answer why so many people want to learn English.
A. hard B. easy C. pleased D. angry
( ) 3. Different kinds of people want to learn English __________.
A. together with other subjects
B. for different reasons
C. for their work
D. for higher studies at colleges
( ) 4. From this passage we know that _____________.
A. we can learn English easily
B. English is very difficult to learn
C. English is learned by most people in the world
D.English is a useful language but one must work hard to learn it
( ) 5. From this passage we know that ___________.
A. We don't need to learn any foreign language
B. We can do well in all work without English
C. English is the most important subject in schools
D. We should learn English because we need to face the world.