“I have rights. I have the right of education. I have the right to play. I have the right to sing. I have the right to talk. I have the right to go to market. I have the right to...”
That was Malala Yousafzai. She was 1 about girls’ rights to an education, something 2 by the Taliban militant group.
About a year after that interview, 15-year old Malala was shot 3 the head by a Taliban gunman. She 4 , and continued her work to help young women get an education. On Friday, at age 17, Malala became the youngest person ever awarded a Nobel Peace prize. She 5 it with Kailash Satyarthi of India. The 60-year-old activist has led peaceful demonstrations 6 child slavery and forced labor.
The 7 that the award is shared is significant. Malala is a Pakistani Muslim. Satyarthi is an Indian Hindu. Their nations are 8 . Malala says the award gives a message to people of love between Pakistan and India and between different 9 .
Malala came to the press conference 10 from school. She spoke mostly without note, she talked for about 15 minutes, and she described how she’d been in the 11 lesson at 10:15 in the morning, and she knew it was a(an) 12 day, she knew the Nobel Peace awards were going to be announced, and at 10:15 she had said to 13 , that she didn’t expect that she was going to get the award.
Then a teacher came to the chemistry class 14 she was, and she was 15 to one side told that she had won the award, but she decided 16 that that she would stay and finish her lesson.
She had a physics lesson before coming and 17 the speech. And she talked about how she felt honored to have received this award.
“I’m feeling honored that I’m being 18 as a Nobel laureate (获奖者), and I have been honored with this-this 19 award to the Nobel Peace Prize. And I’m proud that I’m the first Pakistani and the first young woman or the first young person who’s getting this 20 . It’s a great honor for me.”
1.A.taking up B.holding up C.summing up D.speaking up
2.A.supported B.approved C.objected D.opposed
3.A.in B.at C.on D.to
4.A.died B.snuggled C.escaped D.survived
5.A.speaks B.shares C.gets D.accepts
6.A.for B.towards C.against D.through
7.A.news B.information C.idea D.fact
8.A.friends B.rivals C.relatives D.neighbors
9.A.religions B.cultures C.countries D.areas
10.A.slowly B.hurriedly C.quickly D.directly
11.A.math B.chemistry C.physics D.geography
12.A.important B.necessary C.wonderful D.useful
13.A.her B.them C.herself D.themselves
14.A.who B.which C.where D.what
15.A.taken B.fetched C.brought D.carried
16.A.beyond B.beneath C.beside D.despite
17.A.giving B.offering C.leading D.talking
18.A.advised B.realized C.chosen D.asked
19.A.splendid B.precious C.concise D.enormous
20.A.reward B.bonus C.award D.praise