1. 밑줄 친 부분 중 어법상 옳지 않은 것은?
One conviction that many have
about the future is ① that it is full of uncertainties. Government leaders try ② to give assurances, but however ③
beautiful may these sound, most
people have a feeling of impending doom. They see this in the wars, the hunger,
and the disease outbreaks in news reports. They make
big plans for tomorrow ④ while feeling uneasy about what is to come.
2. 우리말을 영어로 옮긴 것으로 옳은 것은?
① 경찰이 그들의 수사 결과들을 발표해야 할 때이다.
® It’s time the police released
the findings of their investigation.
② 그들은 계약서의 수정사항들을 공급업체와 상의해야 한다.
® They need to discuss to
revisions to the contract with the supplier.
③ 아픈 발에는 따뜻한 물에 담그는 것보다 더 좋은 것이 없다.
® Something is better for
aching feet than soaking them in warm water.
④ 우리는 그녀가 시험에서 1등을 하면 차를 주기로 약속했다.
We promised giving her a car if she tops the exam.
1. 밑줄 친 부분과 의미가 가장
One explanation for why humans unfairly consider donkeys to be obstinate
creatures is that we expect them to act like horses and become irritated when
they do not.
2. 다음 대화의 빈칸에 들어갈 말로 가장 적절한 것은?
A: Can you take care of
our houseplants while we’re away?
B: Sure, I’d be happy to.
What type of care do they need?
A: Just come over once a
week and water them.
B: How many plants do you
A: We have six, but
they’re all by the front door. Don’t forget, OK?
__________________. I’ll be there every week to water them.
wouldn’t think twice
haven’t heard a word about it
don’t have a clue
④ You have my word
1. 주어진 글 다음에 이어질 내용을 문맥상 가장 자연스럽게
William Faulkner is a celebrated writer from the United States.
He is famous for his novels, many of which deal with the dramatic economic and
cultural changes in the American South after the Civil War.
(A) Following his first success, he went on to publish several more novels
and eventually moved to Hollywood to write screenplays in order to earn more
(B) He was able to publish two books, but neither received any critical
acclaim. However, his third novel, The Sound and the Fury, was praised
by critics and finally created some attention for his work.
(C) What many Faulkner fans don’t realize, though, is that he began as a
poet. He wrote poetry until his early 20s, but his works were consistently
refused by publishers. After several years of rejection and frustration,
Faulkner gave up poetry and began to write novels.
① (C) – (A) – (B)
② (A) – (C) – (B)
③ (B) – (A) – (C)
④ (C) – (B) – (A)
글의 내용과 일치하지 않는 것은?
Affecting only about one in 4 million children worldwide, progeria is a condition that produces the
appearance of premature
aging and dramatically reduces life expectancy to about 13 years. Although babies with progeria appear normal at birth, they begin to show signs of the disease before the end of their first year. They grow and
gain weight at a much slower rate
than others their age, their
skin begins to look thin and wrinkled, and their features appear pinched and small
in proportion to the size of
their heads, which fail to grow hair. They develop normal intelligence as they
mature, but the symptoms of the condition, like stiff joints and cardiovascular disease, prevent them from experiencing a normal childhood. There
is currently no cure or any treatment for progeria, but scientists have discovered that this terrible
disorder is caused by the mutation of a gene called LMNA. Normally, LMNA produces a protein that stabilizes the
nuclei found in cells. However, in
children with progeria, the
protein produces the opposite effect, resulting
in the rapid deterioration of the cardiovascular, muscular, and
① Progeria is a relatively rare childhood disease caused by
a genetic mutation.
② A child suffering from progeria will be affected
physically but not mentally.
③ Symptoms of progeria are not immediately recognizable in
④ Lack of the LMNA gene can lead to the gradual breakdown of