真题演练:

Animation(动画)means making things which are lifeless come
Alive and move. At earliest times, people have always been fascinated by 1._______
movement. But not until this century we managed to capture 2.________
movement, to record it, and in the case of animation, to reinterpret it and
recreate it. To do all this, we use a movie camera and a projector. In the
world of animation, everything is impossible. You can make 3.________
the characters you create do exactly what you want them to do. A famous
early cartoon character was Felix the Cat, creating by Pat Sullivan in 4.__________
America in the early nineteen twenties. Felix was a marvelous cat. He
could do all sorts of things no natural cat could do as taking off his tail,
using it for a handle and then putting it back. The famous Walt Disney 5.________
cartoon characteristics came to life after 1928. Popeye the Sailorman and 6._______
his girl friend Olive Oyl are born at the Max Fleischer studios in 1933. But 7.________
to be an animator, you don’t have to be a profession. It is possible for 8._______
anyone to make a simple animated film without use a camera at all. All 9.________
what you have to do is draw directly on to blank film and then run the film 10._____
through a projector.

参考答案及解析:

1.At -> Since
介词误用,属词法错误题。此介词短语充当句子的时间状语,整个句子的时态是现在完成时,故介词应用since。
2.we 前加have
句法错误。状语not until…提前,后面的主句主谓倒装,根据上下文和谓语managed可推断该句应为完成时。
3.everything -> nothing 或 impossible -> possible
逻辑反义词,属逻辑错误。根据上下文和文章中心内容,此处应该说的是“在卡通动画世界里,没有什么是不可能的”。
4.creating -> created
非谓语动词误用,属词法错误。此处的非谓语动词与它的逻辑主语Felix the Cat(菲力克斯猫)是被动关系,所以用过去分词。
5.for -> like或as
介词错误。“把….当….用”应该说为 use…like / as.
6.characteristics -> characters
近形词混淆,属词法错误。Characteristic意为“特点、特性”,而此处指的是“卡通人物”,故用characters.
7.are -> were
8.profession -> professional
近形词混淆。Profession是名词,意为“职业”,而这里指的意思应该是“专业人员”,professional作形容词时意为“专业的”,作名词时意为“专业人员”。
9.use -> using
非谓语动词误用。介词后面应该跟名词或动名词。
10.what -> that 或 /

2007年12月英语六级短文改错(六)