一、Working with words and Expressiongs
1)A lot of chidren are near-sighted .We cannot emphasize the importance of protecting our eyes too much.
2)Their experiment stretched over aperiod of ten years .At last ,their efforts paid off.
3)Communication is the only remedy against conflict within the family.
4)You’d better confine yoursummary to the main idea;don’t try to talk about the trivial things.
5)Truly remarkable progress has been made in a short period of time ,which is the result of the hard work of everyone involved.
6)Thank you for you kind help- Ithink I owe you a favour.
7)When he sleeps by the window on hot summer afternoons , he tends to lower the curtain to keep out the sun.
8)Joseph did give me a quick reply this time , but I wonder why he made no response to my last question.
9)History will reveal the truth in the future and they will realize what
a wrong thing they did.
10)The camel is characterized by an ability to go without water for days.
11)It is hard to picture him as a government official because he looks so funny , but I bet he makes a good one .
12)Men should open up their minds and adopt a correct attitude towards women.
13)Since all of us were tired ,Martin proposed that we take a short rest before continuing our work .
14)Seeing a big snake under table ,Sophia could not help trembling from head to foot.
1)Rosa was singled out for praise by the teacher because her art project was so creative.
2)Rebecca told us most of the story but kept back the bit about herself because she didn’t want to make her good deed known.
3)The local people tell me it is all but impossible to climb up to the top of the snowy mountain .
4)Marilyn Monroe went to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
5)In Heaven let us be two birds flying ever together ,and on earth two trees with branches interlocked forever.
6)Last but not least ,I would like to thank all of you ,and in particular the Chairman ,Dr.Rogers, for his full support over the last three years.
7)Oliver is a respected engineer ,manager and teacher ,but first and foremost he is a kind father and loving husband ,which is something he takes great pride in.
8)When he took in what was happening and realized something was wrong ,he decided to get away quickly.
二、Increasing Your Word Power
1)You are monitor of the class,so you should be responsible for keeping the class in order while the teacher is away.
2)Yesterday they boarded the plane bound for New York and you can meet them there today.
3)HE doesn’t seem to be aware of our listless attitude towards his suggertion.
4)She wrote a letter of thanks to Greg,saying she was very appreciative of his concern for her health.
5) He is thirsty for knowledge and spends most of his spare time reading all kinds of books.
6) These young men will prove worthy of our trust.
7) Since he is eighteen now ,I feel that he is capable of taking care of himself at college.
8)Finland is noted for its large number of lakes.
9)She has found a job here ,so she can be financially independent of her
10) I don’t think she is suitable for the job because she is very careless with her work.
1)I know how you feel ,because I have a similar problem.
2)I think my mother and I are very much alike in mangy ways.
3)She looked lovingly at the sleeping child.
4)The lettle boy was so tired that he was sound asleep within seconds.
5)She greeted us with a cheerful smile.
6)She was glad that the birthday party was a success.
7)Don’t be afraid ,We’re not going tu hurt you.
8) Two frightened children were hiding in a corner of the room.
9)A brother in Australia is Mary’s only living relative.
10)Not konwing whether he was dead or alive ,I was growing more and more worried.
I’m always touched by a scene like this ,which sets me thinking.
Don’t blame her-you yourself would have done it under similar circumstances.
We should feel grateful for what we have instead of taking everything for granted.
He may promise to change ,but it’s the same old story of saying one thing and doing another.
I racked my brains about how to break the terrible news to him.
I shall never be able to repay my parents for whatever they have done for me.
For now ,it remains to me to express my gratitude to you all once more for your participation and wish you good luck in your work.
I said right from the beginning that he would get us into trouble.