How did the war, which brought terrible disasters to mankind, impact on such a poet.
Mothers are sometimes blind to the faults of their beloved children which will cause the children to make the same mistake again.
As a new immigrant in this completely strange country she always felt isolated.
Acting before thinking often results in failure, so we should think before we leap.
The time for talking is past, we must take a positive action to protect our environment
Young people sometimes complain of not being able to communicate with their parents.
She has been longing to take up residence in a Chinese village for a few years. Now her dream has come true.
Domestic animals are used to depending on humans, so it is difficult for them to survive in the wild.
He was suddenly overtaken by a fear that he would be laid off by the company because of bad economy.
I figure he'll be back soon since he promised to have dinner with me.
UNIT2 Passage A
The reporter pressed the spokesman to make explanation of this military attack.
His election speech failed to convince the voters that he was the right person for the senator
While I admit that there are problems, I do not think these problems can not be saved.
His firth debate on TV made a deep impression on the audience
All things are interrelated and interact with each other.
The lecturer at the conference turned out to be the daughter of an old friend of mine.
It is 5 years since his retirement, but he has remained active in the academic circles.
If you do have financial difficulties, you can apply for a student loan.
This scientist had worked hard at this new material for 10 years before he made his own way in the end.
The chief airplane manufacturers in the world are pushing the envelope to make faster and longer range airplanes to compete for bigger share of the market.
Thoughts are expressed by means of language.
I have bought so many new books this year that it is really difficult for me to keep count of them.
The old lady feels assured that her son will come back home today to celebrate her birthday.
His mother insisted that his pocket money should not exceed 100 yuan per month.
We bought a car cost last month which was registered under my name.
A great man can dominate others by force of character.
According to the latest report, Chinese tourists do not have to apply for an entry visa to some Southeast Asian countries.
The color of the envelope suggests that the letter might be from a woman.
Trains can't rival planes for speed, but many people prefer to travel by train.
People are much more likely to accept this administration mode once they see that it really works.
UNIT4 Passage A
In 1980s this band shot to fame with that single album.
Task a risk ,and you maybe lose but the chances of winning increase.
Scientists are pushing themselves to the limits in their research for finding a AIDS killer.
Now we know the point of the internet: we can learn about everything happened in the world by clicking the mouse. 5. 一些人认为政府迟早会将克隆人类的研究纳入规范。
Some people think that sooner or later the government will regulate the research of human cloning.
George is nuts about the Chinese culture and has decided to learn Chinese in an evening school.
The reporters got wind of Diana's visit to the city and rushed to the airport for the news.
After two months of restless effort, the police finally tracked the criminal down in a southern city.
The two companies have already agreed in principle to go ahead with the project.
If your quality isn't improving for real, I don't think you will be competitive in the market.
It’s one thing to understand the principle; it’s another thing to put it into p ractice.
It’s reported that jogging makes you three times less likely to suffer from a heart attack.
Almost half of the British people have no idea what the euro is worth in relation to the pound, according to the latest survey.
The area should have been made into a park for everyone to enjoy but now some apartment buildings stand there.
I’m wondering whether all the related information could add up to a clear picture of him
He drinks more wine than is good for his health.
He knew that at this moment his parents were eagerly waiting for him to return home for the New Year.
What appeals to us is not only his intelligence but also his sense of humor.
The latest movie made by that internationally famous director turned out to be a total failure.
It seems that some youngsters don't have patience with anything.
UNIT6 Passage A
He breathed/heaved a sigh of sorrow, telling us that he had seen a better day when he was a young.
H e has a strong sense of responsibility, and that’s why he is chosen to take control of this project.
Wherever you go, be it for business of entertainment, it is always a good idea to know about the place as much as you can.
Let’s be careful. The situation m ay be about to repeat itself.
In fact, the air quality of a house has a great deal to do with children’s health, and adults’ he alth for that matter. Passage B
Why is it that people spend so much time and money on traveling?
Traveling by air is quick and safe. No wonder it is a popular choice for travelers.
Most of the students in my collage have enrolled in the course of web page design and the computer center is always filled with people day and night.
It has always been my dream to have friends all over the world. Thanks to the Internet, my dream has come true.
UNIT7 Passage A
A lot of people believe that sleeping pills help them sleep. All I can think is, "if they only knew.
My dream came true when I first flew up into the blue sky in an airplane.
The country boy was exposed to many strange things in the city. He felt greatly shocked as if he had entered a future world.
Within only one year after graduation from college, he went from a student who pursued his dream to a person who didn't care about a thing.
I have been given permission to do the interview in that area, and that's not something that everyone gets.
With the beginning of the war came ten years of killing and destruction.
We shall continue to do what we have always been doing.
Most of them had been up since the morning before yesterday. But none of them will sleep tonight either.
Born and raised in Chengdu, Li Ming still remembers the time when he lived in a/the quadrangle.
How dare you treat a young child in such a cruel manner in broad daylight?
UNIT8 Passage A
His thefts in recent months paled in comparison with the case.
Several years have passed since the traffic accident, and he still can't shake away the guilty feeling.
Though we had put forward the proposal to reduce cost, the board members didn't appear to take it seriously.
The bare hills around haven't reminded the villagers of the importance of protecting the environment.
It is unlikely for his hearty laughter to ring in our office again.
As long as there is a chance for peace, we must take advantage of it for the sake of our younger generation as well as for all the people present here.
The historic handshake between them opened the door to peace and marked the end of violence.
Although his peace policy received broad support, the cause for peace was still fraught with difficulties and pain.