Melbourne，with a population of over 3.5 million，is the second largest city in Australia. It is clean，safe，dynamic and exciting，and well known internationally for its universities and other educational institutions.
The city has well-planned tree-lined beautiful parks and gardens. It has a good transport system of roads，buses，trains，and trams(电车). The La Trobe University(拉特罗布大学) campus is connected to the Central Business District by trams，express buses，and bus and train connections.
Melbourne is a culturally rich city，and is home to large communities of people from all parts of Europe，the Americas，Africa，and Asia. The city is famous for its restaurants，theatres，music，opera，ballet，art，culture，and shops，and a lively and dynamic nightlife. Melbourne people are enthusiastic about sports，and the city hosts many famous international sports events. Near Melbourne there are beautiful coastlines with excellent beaches，national parks，forests，wineries(葡萄酒厂) ，winter snowfields and summer resorts.
The climate is temperate and comfortable，with warm summers and cool winters. In summer，maximum daytime temperatures range from 26℃to 36℃，and in winter from 12℃ to 18℃.1]he weather in
Melbourne can be variable from day to day. In 2002.Melbourne was rated the world’s best city to live in by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
1. Melbourne is well-known in the world for its__________________.
A) large population
B) educational institutions
C) transport system
D) beautiful parks and gardens
2.According to the passage，Melbourne is a city where_________.
A) rich people choose to live
B) the best wine is produced
C) various cultures exist
D) Asian food is popular
3. Melbourne people are very interested in_________.
4. The word temperate in the sentence “The climate is temperate…”(Line 10) ，most probably means ________.
5. The best title for the passage might be_________.
A) An Ideal Place for Shopping
B) A City with the Best Climate
C) The World’s Best City to Live in
D) The World’s Most Beautiful City
Terms and Conditions of Employment
These terms and conditions should be read before you sign your contract.
Salary：Your starting salary is：$15，000.This is reviewed annually.
Hours： work are eight hours a day，Monday through Friday. You will start work on Feb.21，2008.On the first morning，report to your line manager John Knight.
Health and safety：Please read the safety regulations attached. If you have any questions，contact the health and safety officer，whose name is at the top of the regulation sheet. If you have health problems，please inform the Senior Nurse，Chris Thomas. If you cannot work because of illness，please telephone the factory.
Annual leave：During your first year of employment you ale allowed twenty days’ leave. This should be arranged with your line manager.
Overtime(加班) ：If you work more than forty hours a week，you will be paid at the current overtime rate. Your line manager will keep a record of the overtime you work. If you work on public holidays，you will be paid at the current rates. If you prefer，time can be taken instead of extra pay for public holidays and overtime.
Clothing：The Supplies Department provides overalls(工作服) .Inform Supplies of your size two days before you need them. You can also order any other equipment you need for your job from Supplies.
6. According to the contract，the salary of the employee_________.
A) is paid weekly
B) is adjusted every quarter
C) is re-examined from year to year
D) is fixed for the whole contract period
7. If employees have any health problem，they should_________.
A) telephone the factory
B) inform the Senior Nurse
C) report to t11eir line manager
D) contact the health and safety officer
8. The line manager is responsible for____________.
A) giving a pay raise
B) signing a contract
C) arranging annual leave
D) helping with personal affairs
9. If employees work on public holidays，usually they will get_________.
A) extra days off
B) extra money
C) a pay raise
D) paid holidays
10. When they need overalls for their job，employees should inform the Supplies Department of_________.
A) the size
B) the color
C) the style
D) the quantity
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