Directions: After reading the passages below,
ﬁll in the blanks to make the passages coherent and grammatically correct.
For the blanks with a given word, ﬁll in each blank with the proper form of the given word;
for the other blanks, use one word that best ﬁts each blank.
Many people believe that classical music is not relevant music is not relevant
to young people today. (1)_____, this issue frequently causes heated debate.
Some people say that classical music is associated only (2)_____ old people .For example,
if you look at the audience at a classical concert, the majority is over the age of ﬁfty.
(3)_____ say it is more popular than we ﬁrst imagine.
Many young people listen to classical music without realizing.
It is often used in ﬁlms and advertisements. For example，
a famous piece of classical music was used as the theme music for the 1990 World Cup.
Not many people could have given its name, (4)_____ millions enjoyed it.
Also, some people point out that young people produce new music based on classical ideas:
for example, it is said that rap music was invented by a classical musician in 1912,
but it is now used by young people in pop music. However,
young people point to the fact (5)_____ classical music has been outstripped by technology.
To play a classical instrument, such as a violin, you need to study hard and practise for hours.
Nowadays, you don’t need to get aching arms from practising. A teenager can write
and make music(6)_____（use）a computer program in the comfort of their own bedroom.
A final point to in mind is that the term “classical music”
is used to refer to a great variety of music, from jazz to pieces for large orchestras.
This makes it even more difﬁcult to say (7)_____ classical music is relevant to young people.
So, it may be only a minority of young people who play classical instruments,
but when it comes to enjoying classical music, it depends on the piece of music.
It may be (8)_____ relevant to young people in the modern world than they realize!
答案：1.However 2.with 3.Others 4.but 5.that 6.using 7.whether 8.more