1.[阅读选择]It was also in the 1600s that professional ballet began. King Louis XIV of France.himself a devoted dancer.founded the Royal Academy of Dance. The five basic feet positions from which all ballet steps begin were finalized. In the late 1700s another important change occurred. Ballet began to tell a story on its own. It was no longer simply dance to be performed between acts of plays. Elaborate wigs and costumes were eliminated. By the early 1800s dancers learned to rise on their toes to make it appear that they were floating.
An important influence in early ballet was_____.
答案解析：细节题。对照原文It was also in the 1600s that professional ballet began. King Louis XIV of France,himself a devoted dancer,founded the Royal Academy of Dance。这里出现的时间1600s在原文中是比较早的，提到的人物是King Louis XIV，选D。
1.[阅读选择]Secondary school had its own share of challenges. I was a tall kid and wasn't good at any sport,except looking. I loved basketball and tennis. The first day I held a racket,and I was disgraced by my opponent. He won six straight sets without sweat and there I was， sweating badly like I’d run a marathon，,whereas I hadn't even made a single point.
Stanley was disgraced by his classmate in a ___________.