Unit 1 Growing Up
Part II Language Focus
7.off and on
1.has been assigned to the newspaper’s Paris office.
2.was so extraordinary that I didn’t know whether to believe him or not.
3.a clear image of how she would look in twenty years’ time.
4.gave the command the soldiers opened fire.
5.buying bikes we’ll keep turning them out.
1.reputation, rigid, to inspire
2.and tedious, What’s more, out of date ideas
http://m.sodocs.net/doc/1bab087125d3240c844769eae009581b6bd9bda2.htmlpose, career, avoid showing, hardly hold back Ⅱ.
Comprehensive Exercises Ⅰ. Cloze
6.off and on
1.As it was a formal dinner party, I wore formal dress, as Mother told me to.
2.His girlfriend advised him to get out of/get rid of his bad habit of smoking before it took hold.
3.Anticipating that the demand for electricity will be high during the next few months, they have decided to increase its production.
4.It is said that Bill has been fired for continually violating the company’s safety rules. /Bill is said to have been fired for continually violating the company’s safety rules.
5.It is reported that the government has taken proper measures to avoid the possibility of a severe water shortage. /The local government is reported to have
taken proper measures to avoid the possibility of a severe water shortage.
Susan lost her legs because of / in a car accident. For a time, she didn’t know how to face up to the fact that she would never (be able to) walk again.
One day, while scanning (through) some magazines, a true story caught her eye /she was attracted by a true story. It gave a vivid description of how a disabled girl became a writer. Greatly inspired, Susan began to feel that she, too, would finally be bale to lead a useful life.
Unit 2 Friendship
1. Fill in the gaps with words or phrases given in the box.
3) every now and then
4) are urging/ urged