Sixteen-year-old Maria was waiting in line at the airport in Santo Domingo.She was leaving her native country to join her sister in the United States.She spoke English very well.Though she was very happy she could go abroad,she was feeling sad at leaving her family and fiends.As she was thinking all about this,she suddenly heard the airline employee asking her to pick up her luggage and put it on the scales（称）.Maria pulled and pulled.The bag was too heavy and she just couldn’t lift it up.The man behind her got very impatient.He,too,was waiting to check in his luggage.
“What’s wrong with this girl?”He said,“Why doesn’t she hurry up?”He moved forward and placed his bag on the counter,hoping to check in first.He was in a hurry to get a good seat.
Maria was very angry,but she was very polite.And in her best English she said,“Why are you so upset?There are enough seats for everyone on the plane.If you are in such a hurry,why can’t you give me a hand with my luggage?”
The man was surprised to hear Maria speak English.He quickly picked up his luggage and stepped back.Everyone was looking at him with disapproval.(224 words)
6.Maria’s story happened ________.Maria的故事发生在什么时候？
A.when she was leaving America
B.on her way back to Santo Domingo
C.before she left the USA
D.when she arrived at the airport她到达机场后。
7.You believer that the work of the airline employee mentioned in the story is to _______ at the airport.
A.help carry people’s luggage
B.ask people to pick up the luggage
C.check people’s luggage检查旅客的行李
D.take care of people’s luggage
8.“Why are you so upset?”Maria said to the man.She wanted to tell him that he should not be _______.
9.“Everyone was looking at him with disapproval.”This sentence means that the people around felt _______.
A.worried about Maria
B.worried about the man
C.sorry for Maria’s manners
D.sorry for the man’s manners
10.The author mentioned Maria’s age at the beginning of the story in order to show that _________.
A.she was young but behaved properly她很小，但行为很得体。
B.she would not have left home alone
C.everyone around her was wrong
D.it was not good that nobody offered to help her