Section Ⅱ Use of English
( 15 minutes)
Read the following text and fill each of the numbered spaces with ONE suitable word.
Write your answers on ANSWER SHEET 1.
"The more gadgets there are, the (31)things seem to get. " said Honore Ervin, co-author of The Et- iquette Girls: Things You Need to Be Told. "Just because it' s there (32) __ your disposal, doesn' t mean you have to use it 24/7. "
A recent (33) __ by market research company Synovate showed that 70 percent of 1,000 respondents (34) __ the poorest etiquette in cell phone users over other devices. The worst habit? Loud phone conversa- tions in public places, or "cell yell, " (35)__ to 72 percent of the Americans polled.
"People use (36)__ anywhere and everywhere, " Ervin said. "At the movies--turn (37)_ your cell phone. I don' t want to pay $10 to be sitting next to some guy chitchatting to his girlfriend (38) __ his cell phone. " This rudeness has deteriorated public spaces, according to Lew Friedland, a communication profes- sor (39)_ the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He (40) __ the lack of manners a kind of uncon- scious rudeness, ( 41 ) __ many people are not ( 42 ) __ of what they' re doing or the others around
“people use (36)___anywhere and everywhere,” Ervin said. “At the movies-turn(37)__ your cell phone. I don’t want to pay $ 10 to be sitting next to some guy chitchatting to his girlfriend (38)___his cell phone.” This rudeness has deteriorated public spaces, accroding to Lew Friedland, a communication professor(39)___the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He (40)___ the lack of manners a kind of unconscious rudeness, (41)__
Many people are not (42)____of what they’re doing or the others around them.
"I think it' s really noticeable in any plane, train or bus (43) __ you' re subjected against your will (44)someone else' s conversation, " he said. "You can listen to intimate details of their uncle' s illness, problems with their lovers and (45)_ they' re having for sinner. " "It (46)_ what was a public common space and starts to (47) __ it up into small private space. "
A short time ago, if cell phone users (48) __ politely asked to talk quietly, they would (49) __ with chagrin, he said. "Now more and more people are essentially treating you like you don' t understand that loud cell phone use is (50)_ in public. "