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1 that 引导的主语从句通常用it作形式主语,而将主语从句置于句末。例如:

 

  ①It was obvious that the driver could not control his car. 很明显驾驶员不能控制他的车子了。

 

  ②It is luck that he is still alive. 他仍然活着,真是走运。

 

  ③It is clear to me that he was telling the truth then. 他当时在讲真话,我对这点十分清楚。

 

  注意:在正式文体中,为了强调从句,有时也可将从句置于句首,但主句为疑问句时只能将从句后置。所以,以上各例句可分别改写为:

 

  ①→That the driver could not control his car was obvious.

 

  ②→That he is still alive is luck.

 

  ③ That he was telling the truth then is clear to me.

 

  疑问句:

 

  ①→Was it obvious that the driver could not control his car?

 

  ② Is it luck that he is still alive?

 

  ③→Is it clear to you that he was telling the truth then?

 

2 We must face the fact that we are short of water. 我们必须面对缺水这个事实。

 

  Soon we received the order that we (should) stop fighting at once.不久我们就接到了立刻停止战斗的命令。

 

注意:如果主句的主语部分含有同位语从句,而主句的谓语部分单词又很少时,可以把主句的谓语部分提前,使同位语从句与先行词分开,以避免头重脚轻的情况。例如:

 

  Word came that Saddam Hussein had been captured. 有消息传来萨达姆·侯赛因已被捉。

 

 

 

 

 

 

41. It must be noted that learning must be done by a person himself.
必须指出学习只能靠自己。
42. A large number of people tend to live under the illusion that they had completed their education when they finished their schooling. Obviously, they seem to fail to take into account the basic fact that a person's education is a most important aspect of his life.
许多人存在这样的误解,认为离开学校就意味着结束了他们的教育。显然,他们忽视了教育是人生重要部分这一基本事实。
43. As for me, I'm in favor of the opinion that education is not completed with graduation, for the following reasons:
就我而言,我同意教育不应该随着毕业而结束的观点,有以下原因:
44. It is commonly accepted that no college or university can educate its students by the time they graduate.
人们普遍认为高校是不可能在毕业的时候教会他们的学生所有知识的。
45. Even the best possible graduate needs to continue learning before she or he becomes an educated person.
即使最优秀的毕业生,要想成为一个博学的人也要不断地学习。
46. It is commonly thought that our society had dramatically changed by modern science and technology, and human had made extraordinary progress in knowledge and technology over the recent decades.
人们普遍认为我们的现代科技使我们的社会发生了巨大的变化,近几十年人类在科技方面取得了惊人的进步。
47. Now people in growing numbers are beginning to believe that learning new skills and knowledge contributes directly to enhancing their job opportunities or promotion opportunities.
现在越来越多的人开始相信学习新的技术和知识能直接帮助他们获得工作就会或提升的机会。
48. An investigation shows that many older people express a strong desire to continue studying in university or college.
一项调查显示许多老人都有到大学继续学习的愿望。
49. For the majority of people, reading or learning a new skill has become the focus of their lives and the source of their happiness and contentment after their retirement.
对大多数人来讲,退休以后,阅读或学习一项新技术已成为他们生活的中心和快乐的来源。
50. For people who want to adopt a healthy and meaningful life style, it is important to find time to learn certain new knowledge. Just as an old saying goes: it is never too late to learn.
对于那些想过上健康而有意义的生活的人们来说,找时间学习一些新知识是很重要的,正如那句老话:活到老,学到老。

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

  Im a teacher of Renmin University of China and Id like to contribute to Project Hope by offering financial aid to a child in a remote part of your province. Therefore,I would be most grateful if you could send me information regarding such a child who has met the following requirements:

  First,he must be very poor and truly in need of help. Second,he must have the strong desire to improve things around him. Third, he must be healthy, happy and optimistic. Last but not the least is that he must be willing to return to his hometown to do something for it after graduation from university.

  I would send him money every year from this year on until he finishes his higher education.Your prompt reply to this letter would be highly appreciated. Im looking forward to hearing from you soon.

  Sincerely Yours,

                                                                                                                         Li Ming

 

  译文

 

  亲爱的先生/女士:

  我是中国人民大学的一名老师。我想为希望工程做点贡献,打算资助你省边远地区的一个孩子。因此,如果你能提供符合以下条件的一个孩子信息给我,我将不胜感激

 

  第一,他必须很穷,真的需要帮助。第二,他必须有强烈的愿望,想要改善他周围的事物。第三,他必须健康、快乐,并且乐观。最后一点但很重要的一点是,大学毕业后他必须愿意回到他的家乡为家乡做贡献。

  我将从今年开始每年都给他寄钱,直到他完成高等教育盼望你尽快回信

  李明

 

  黄金句型

 

  Id like to contribute to...  我想为……做贡献。

  I would be most grateful if you...  如果你……我将不胜感激。

  Last but not the least is that...  最后一点但很重要的一点是……

  Your... would be highly appreciated.  盼望你……

  Im looking forward to hearing from you soon.  盼望你的来信。



I told her everything that had happened to me in Dr Webber’s secret brain-research Lab. out on the other side of Crystal Town. I showed her the photos I had   1   taken with a hidden micro-camera. I told her about my best friendPlummetwho had   2   with me. I told her how he was afraid to come to the police. She   3  again.

    Don’t you w0rry, Mr. Serge. You’ve got nothing to   4  from us. If you can take us to this Research Lab, we will come with you   5   and close the place down. This Dr Webber sounds very   6  . Her w0rds were like music to my ears. I   7  with relief. Twenty minutes later, we were on a   8  boat, racing back across Piccadilly Lake, on our way back to the Research Lab, with six officers, all   9  with nerve guns.

The   10   of Dr Webber being shot with a nerve gun and arrested made me very   11  . but I was also frightened.   12   back to that place was the last thing I wanted to do. I suddenly felt very   13  . I lay down in the back of the boat and watched the paraliders (滑翔机)and balloons   14   by over head. They must have banned (禁止)mot0r vehicles from the London sky   15   I was away.

    It was much m0re   16   up there. Better than the noisy jetcars and helicopters (直升飞机)that used to block out the   17 . My eyes closed and I fell asleep. I slept until I heard a voice   18   in my ear.

    Serge! Wake up!

    It was Plummet, talking into my tiny micro-radio. He had been   19   me from the roof of a nearby tower-block.

      20 ! You’re in trouble!

 

1. A. quickly        B. secretly       C. excitedly     D. frequently

  2. A. escaped          B. stayed         C. suffered      D. struggled

  3. A. stopped          B. cried          C. rested        D. smiled

  4. A. fear             B. ask        C. keep          D. steal

  5. A. after all        B. on time    C. at last          D. right now

  6. A. interesting         B. powerful       C. dangerous      D. strange

  7. A. chatted          B. sighted    C. laughed       D. said

  8. A. research         B. fishing        C. travel        D. police

  9. A. covered          B. armed          C. carried           D. brought

  10. A. thought         B. idea           C. sight         D. dream

  11. A. sleepy          B. surprised      C. happy         D. nervous

  12. A. Walking         B. Sailing    C. Going         D. Running

  13. A. hopeless        B. tired          C. excited       D. sick

  14. A. flying          B. passing    C. moving    D. floating

  15. A. while              B. because    C. where         D. since

  16. A. peaceful        B. beautiful      C. gentle        D. natural

  17. A. Lab             B. boat           C. sky        D. place

  18. A. shouting        B. whispering     C. speaking      D. sounding

  19. A. calling         B. watching       C. following     D. expecting

  20. A. Hurry up        B. Get up         C. Wake up       D. Look up

 

 

 

 

 

IS THERE LIFE ON EARTH?

                                                                                

                                                                              Art Buchwald

          

                                          

      There was great  excitement on  the planet of Venus this week. ________  the

     first  time  Venusian scientists  managed  to land  a  satellite  on  the  planet

     Earth,  and it has been  sending back  signals as well as.  photographs  ever

     since.

5       The  satellite  was  directed into  an  area known  ________  Manhattan  (named

    after the great  Venusian  astronomer Prof. Manhattan, who first  discovered

    it  with  his  telescope 20,000  light  years  ago).

            Because  ________ excellent weather conditions  and extremely strong  signals,

     Venusian scientists were able to get  valuable information as to the feasibility

10  of  a  manned  flying saucer landing on Earth. A press conference was held

      at the  Venus  Institute of  Technology.

            "We have come to the conclusion, based on  last week's  satellite  land-

      ing, "Prof. Zog said, "that there is no life on Earth. "

           "How do you  know this?"  the  science reporter  of the Venus Evening

15  Star asked.

            "For one thing, Earth's surface in the area  of   Manhattan is composed

      of solid concrete and nothing can grow there. For  another, the  atmosphere

      is  filled  with carbon monoxide and other  deadly gases  and nobody could

      possibly ________ this air and survive. "

20         "What does  this mean  as  far  as our  flying  saucer  program  is  concerned?"

             "We shall have to take our own oxygen  with  us, which  means a  much

      heavier flying saucer than we originally planned. "

            "Are there any other hazards that you  discdvered in your studies? "

25        "________ a look  at  this  photo. You  see   this  dark  black  cloud  hovering

      over  the  surface of  Earth? We call  this the Consolidated  Edison  Belt. We

      don't  know  ________  it is made of, but  it  could  give  us a lot  of  trouble  and

      we shall have to make further tests before we send a Venus Being there."

             "Over here you will  notice  what  seems to be  a  river,  but  the  satellite

30  findings   indicate   it  is  polluted   and  the   water   is  unfit   to  drink.  This

      means  We  shall  have to carry our own water,  which  will add even  greater

      weight to the  saucer. "

             "Sir, what ara all those tiny black spots on the photographs? "

             "We're  not  certain.  They seem  to be  metal  particles  that  move along

35   certain  paths. They emit  gases,  make   noise and  keep  crashing  into  each

       other. There  are  so  many  of  these  paths  and so many metal particles that

       it is impossible to land a flying saucer without its being smashed by one. "

            "What are those stalagmite projections sticking up?"

            "They're   some   type  of  granite  formations  that  give  ________ light at  night.

40   Prof. Glom has named  them  skyscrapers  since they seem to be scraping the

       skies. "  

             "If  all  you  say  is  true,  won't  this  set  back the  flying saucer program

       several years? " 

             "Yes, but we  shall proceed  as soon as  the Grubstart  gives us the added

45   funds."        

             "Prof .  Zog,  why  are  we  spending  billions  and  billions  of   zilches to

       land a flying saucer on Earth when there is no life there? "  

             "Because if we  Venusians  can  learn  to breathe  in an  Earth  atmospherh

       sphere, ________ we can live anywhere. "

 

Brazil advances to Women's Football World Cup Final

Brazil has reached the championship game of the Women's World Cup football tournament in China. VOA's Jim Stevenson reports from Hangzhou, where Brazil's 4-0 victory Thursday snapped a 51-game unbeaten streak held by the heavily favored United States.

Most coaches will say there is a risk-taking element in the campaign to win the Women's World Cup. Unfortunately for U.S. coach Greg Ryan,______________________ Ryan inserted veteran goalkeeper Brianna Scurry for the semifinal in place of Hope Solo. He also made clear before the game he wanted the referee to call early fouls on the hard-hitting Brazilians.

But the South Americans were on the scoreboard first in the 20th minute. U.S. defender Leslie Osborne headed an own goal past Scurry while trying to deflect a Brazilian corner kick. Then from long range in the 27th minute, Marta sent in a shot that caught Scurry off guard.

____________________________________. Two of those resulted in the expulsion of midfielder Shannon Boxx near the end of the half, leaving the U.S. women one player short for the rest of the game.

Cristiane added an easy 56th minute score. A 79th minute tap by Marta completed the stunning result. Ryan says he has no regrets.

"I am disappointed for my players because they have put so much into this," he said. "But in terms of me personally, this has never been about me. ______________________________________________________. So I feel good about what I have done with this team. And of course we will be second guessed."

Brazil is aiming for its first Women's World Cup title, and is already guaranteed its best finish after placing third in 1999. Brazilian coach Jorge Barcellos says desire has been just as important as talent in reaching the championship game.

"We can say nothing is impossible," he said. "That is what I am always telling to my players. I think that is also part of the reason we had success tonight. So for Brazil, it is a perfect victory, a perfect win today. And I would like to congratulate my players because they have a strong wish, a strong desire to win the match."

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

his larger wagers fell short.

As for fouls, it was the United States that received four yellow cards

This has always been about the team doing the best that they can, and me trying to put them in situations where they can be successful

Brazil will face defending champion Germany in the final Sunday in Shangahi. The United States and Norway will battle for third place earlier that day.

 

 

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