第二节（共 10 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 15 分）
阅读下面短文，在空白处填入 1 个适当的单词或括号内单词的正确形式。
In the far north of Sweden is Sarek National Park, a beautiful and wild place. For many years, few people have ever seen Sarek apart from the Sami, the local residents of the park. Most of them used to look after reindeer 56_______ live off them. In 1909, Sarek was made a national park to keep 57________ (it) natural state. Only the Sami 58 ________ (allow) to live there and continue their traditional way of living, and all new development is banned 59_________ the park boundaries. Admiring the superb scenery at the mountain edge, I feel so 60________ (bless) to be alive.
As an exchange student in London, Xie Lei encountered some difficulties. At first, she often got confused because people there spoke fast. 61_______ (solve) the problem, she lived with a host family, who helped with her 62 ________ (adapt) to a new culture. Gradually, she got used to the life there. Another challenge for her was the 63________ (academy) requirements. Thanks to her tutor, she learned how to write an essay and participate actively in class. 64 _______ seemed difficult before now appears normal to her. She is now acting as a cultural messenger 65________ (build) a bridge between China and Britain.