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15.Nowadays, many students always go into raptures at the mere mention of the coming life of high school or college they will begin. Unfortunately, for most young people, it is not pleasant experience on their first day on campus.


16. In view of the seriousness of this problem effective measures should be taken before things get worse.


17. The majority of students believe that part-time job will provide them with more opportunities to develop their interpersonal skills which may put them in a favorable position in the future job markets.


18. It is indisputable that there are millions of people who still have a miserable life and have to face the dangers of starvation and exposure.


19. Although this view is wildly held there is little evidence that education can be obtained at any age and at any place.


20. No one can deny the fact that a person's education is the most important aspect of his life.


21. People equate success in life with the ability of operating computer.


22. In the last decades, advances in medical technology have made it possible for people to live longer than in the past.


23. In fact, we have to admit the fact that the quality of life is as important as life itself.


24. We should spare no effort to beautify our environment.


25. People believe that computer skills will enhance their job opportunities or promotion opportunities.






(  ) 46. Many people attend various public lectures, chiefly ______ themselves familiar with the

   latest development of different fields.

     A. getting B. to get C. to have got D. got

(  ) 47.  It is no longer a problem _______ the poor children in this district can go to school.

     A. that          B. whether       C. so           D. because

(  ) 48. Of all the applicants, ______ do you think is fit for the position?

     A. who B. whoever C. whomever D. whichever

(  ) 49.  Part of the work is to be finished today and ______ by this weekend.

     A. another B. the others C. the rest D. the other

(  ) 50.  Generally speaking, the harder one works, _______.

     A. the better he gets result B. the better result he gets

     C. he gets better result D. does he get better result



彩色新概念英语第三册: Lesson 6 Smash-and-grab 砸橱窗抢劫

Lesson 6    Smash-and-grab  砸橱窗抢劫

The expensive shops in a famous arcade near Piccadilly   were just opening.


 At this time of the morning, the arcade was almost empty. 


at the time of  adv....的时候

arcade[B:5keid]n.[]拱廊, 有拱廊的街道


 Mr. Taylor, the owner of a jewellery shop was admiring a new window display. 


 Two of his assistants had been working busily since eight o'clock and had only just finished. 


only just  刚刚, 恰好

 Diamond necklaces and rings had been beautifully arranged on a background of black velvet.


arrange[E5reindV]v.安排, 排列, 协商

range[reindV]n.山脉, 行列, 范围, 射程

  After gazing at the display for several minutes, Mr. Taylor went back into his shop. 


gaze at  v.盯住

go back  v.回去

 The silence was suddenly broken when a large car, with its headlights on and its horn blaring, roared down the arcade. 



 It came to a stop outside the jeweller's. 


came to a stop 固定词组,相当于come to an end stop

 One man stayed at the wheel while two others with black stockings over their faces jumped out and smashed the window of the shop with iron bars. 


at the wheel 指驾驶座

 While this was going on, Mr. Taylor was upstairs. 


 He and his staff began throwing furniture out of the window. Chairs and tables went flying into the arcade. 


 One of the thieves was struck by a heavy statue, but he was too busy helping himself to diamonds to notice any pain.


 The raid was all over in three minutes, for the men scrambled back into the car and it moved off at a fantastic speed.


all over  adv.全部结束, 到处, 浑身, <>完全象

move off  v.离开, , 畅销

 Just as it was leaving, Mr. Taylor rushed out and ran after it throwing ashtrays and vases, but it was impossible to stop the thieves. 


run after v.追捕, 追求, 跟踪

 They had got away with thousands of pounds worth of diamonds. 


get away  v.逃脱, 离开, ...送走

thousands of  数千的


Multiple choice questions】多项选择题


1  While Mr. Taylor was admiring the new window display, ______ .

a. his two assistants were arranging jewellery in the window

b. some thieves were on their way to raid his shop

c. he was standing inside his shop

d. his staff were finishing their work for the day

2  The car headlights were on and its horm blaring ______.

a. as the thieves wanted to warn people out of their way

b. as a special signal to ther assistants

c. so the thieves could see where theywere going

d. to break the earlymorning silence

3  The thieves chose to raid Mr. Taylor’s shop because______.

a. it was early in the morning and not many shops were open

b. they did not expect Mr. Taylor and his staff to try and stop them

c. it usually had a treat deal of valuable jewellery on display

d. they had a very fast car to get away in


4  The expensive shops in______were just opening. (ll.1-2)

a, Piccadilly’s famous arcade    b. a Piccadilly famous arcade

c. a famous Piccadilly arcade    d. the famous arcade off Piccadilly

5  He______the display for several minutes before re-entering his shop. (ll.7-8)

a. was gazing at    b. gazed at     c. had gazed at    d. had been gazing at

6  Using bars made ______iron, the thieves smashed the shop window. (l.11)

a. of    b. from    c by    d. with

7  He and his staff began______furniture out of the window. (l.12)

a. to throw    b. by throwing    c. and threw    d. the throwing of

8  Had he not been so busy taking the diamonds, he______the blow. (ll.13-14)

a. would feel    b. had been feeling    c. had felt    d. woud have felt


9  To make the car ‘roar down the arcade’, the driver must have______. (ll.9-10)

a. accelerated    b. sped    c. run    d. reversed

10  Two others, their faces______black stockings, jumped out. (ll.10-11)

a. covered with    b. overdressed with    c. overlooked by    d. made up in

11 ______, Mr. Taylor was upstairs. (ll.11-12)

a. For the time being    b. Meanwhile    c. As it happened    d. For a while

12  Chairs and tables were______into the arcade. (ll.12-13)

a. flown    b. emptied    c. hurled    d. projected



46. B chiefly是副词不影响核心结构,可忽略。本题考不定式表目的

47. A  句中it是形式主语,代替 that引导的主语从句。

48. A   do you think是插入语可忽略

49. C 在四个选项中只有the rest可以代替可数名词或不可数名词,其它三个只代替可数名词。上句work是不可数名词,所以答案是C.

50. B

1. B

on one’s way to do

He is on the way to become a lawyer

2. A

warn sb. out of one’s way

in one’s way

3. C

4. C


an old village school

5. B 做句子结构题时要和原文加以对比

6. A

7. A

begin doing sth. / begin to do sth.

8 D


9 A

accelerated 加速

speed 加快动作和工作的进程 speed up

Eg: We’d better speed up, if we want to get there in time.

The driver accelerated to pass the other car.

The car sped along the road


Eg: The car reversed through the gate.

10 A

two others their faces 同位语关系


I fell rather overdressed in this smart suit.

overlooked: 俯瞰

made up in 无这种表达方式

11. B

For the time being  = temporarily

Meanwhile = at the same time

As it happened 这类事情的发生  

For a while = for a moment



flown fly的过去分词,vi.不能用于被动语态 go flying , send sth. flying

Eg: A gust of  wind sent the paper flying in all directions.

emptied  倒空, 与题意不符

hurled :用力的去投掷

projected sent up 发射


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