Unit 3 Grammar: The use of “ it ”. -----By Chenghongtao. Read and analyze the following sentences. S1. What is this ? It is a cellphone. S2. What is that ? It is his dictionary. S3. Whose book is this? It is Mr Cheng’s. S4. Where is your English book ? It is here.
Question: What does “it” in these sentences refer to?
Draw a conclusion: it ---词性? ______
It is clear /obvious /true /possible /certain /amazing/ridiculous等+ that从句.
It is obvious that he has known the bad news.
It is true that I don’t like her sheep voice at all.
It is certain that Yaoming plays basketball
better than Yijianlian.
It is possible that Rockets can’t enter the playoffs.
A. calls B. called C. call D. would call
A. will happen B. happens
C. should happen D. happened
It’s necessary/strange/natural/ important/pity/no wonder/impossible + that Clause 从句中的动词要用虚拟, 即(should)+动词原形
It is strange that_______________________.
It is a great pity that___________________.
It is natural that___________________________.
It is necessary that___________________________.
he ( should ) say so
he ( should ) think so
a bird ( should ) rest in trees
he be sent to Beijing right away
It is important that you should spend some time learning English
It is strange that he should take so much money with him today.
It is amazing that Yuanlongping often goes swimming and swims fast.
It is necessary that you should ask your teacher for some advice.
It is +no use/no good/not any good/not any use+ doing sth.
It is impossible to finish the task in an hour.
It takes long time to learn English well.
It is difficult for me to answer this question.
It is a pity that you did not take part in the party.
Don’t you think it useful to learn a foreign
We think it necessary to practice oral English
The students consider it no use reading wonder/impossible + that Clause
aloud in the morning.
He made it certain that she had gone abroad.
I think it very strange that he goes for a
walk almost every night.
She thought it no good worrying about him.