Unit 1 Growing Up
Part II Language Focus
7.off and on
11.t urn in
1.has been assigned to the newspaper’s Paris office.
2.was so extraordinary that I didn’t know whether to believe him or
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2.and tedious, What’s more, out of date ideas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/2c4506e8aa956bec0975f46527d3240c8547a137.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
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
7) hangs out
8) right away
10) or something
12) going ahead
1) It seemed that his failure in the examination was still on his mind.
2) He was completely choked up by the sight of his team losing in the final minutes of the game.
3) She was so lost in study that she forgot to have dinner.
4) Something has come up and I am afraid I won’t be able to accomplish the project on time.
5) The cost of equipping the new hospital was estimated at $2 million.
3. Complete the sentences.
1) were postponed the awful is estimated
2) reference not available an kind of
3) not much of a teacher skips go ahead
1.more or less
2.kind of/ sort of
4.kind of/ sort of
5.more or less
1.Translate the sentences.
1) Half an hour had gone by, but the last bus hadn’t come yet. We had