清石高考复习方案. 第一部分 基础复习. Unit 13-14 Senior Book3. 课前热身. SB3Unit13-14. 1. 曼哈顿是于 1626 年从当地的印第安人 ( 即美国土著人 ) 手中买来的，只花了价值约为 24 美元的为数不多的货物。 In 1626 the island of Manhattan was bought from local Indians, Native Americans, for a handful of goods worth about $24.
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Unit 13-14 Senior Book3
In 1626 the island of Manhattan was bought from local Indians, Native Americans, for a handful of goods worth about $24.
By 1820 the population of New York had grown to about 125,000, making it the largest city in the U.S.A.
In 1858 an area of poor housing, factories and farm buildings was torn down and Central Park was created, reaching from 59th Street to 110th Street and across three avenues.
It is thought that they arrived more that 30,000 years ago by crossing a land bridge from Asia to America.
Now that they could ride horses, it became easier to hunt the bison, a type of cattle which used to exist in huge numbers on the plains of America.
From 1830 onwards in the USA and from about 1870 in Canada, settlers began to move westwards and to take possession of the plains as their own.
Thus one simple fact, a change in the number of bison, had an effect on the whole wildlife chain of the plains.
Born a free man, he was now in chains.
Kunta had been seized in the forest and then hit on the head with a hard object.
Once in a while sailors came down, Kunta thought, to carry sick men upstairs for treatment.
His newspaper provided him with some money in order that he might travel to Gambia for his research.
The moment he reached the country, he started his search.
1.at the point(指位置，在某点处)
at this point 在此刻，在此地
on the point of doing sth.正要做某事
carry / gain one's point达到目的
get/see/miss the point of sth.
in point of fact 事实上，实际上
make a point of doing sth.坚持做某事
2.reason with sb.与……辩论
reason sb. into/out of sth.
as soon as...
the year 在……那一年
the month 在……那个月连词引导一个从句
4.once in a while
once upon a time
once more=once again
at once 立刻，马上
all at once 突然；忽然
6.be worth over $1000 值1000多美元
be worth a visit/visiting 值得参观
be worth what sb. do 值得某人所干的事
be worth the price 值这个钱
be worthy of being done
be worthy to be done值的干
7.pass through 穿过；通过；路过
go through 经过；穿过；经历(痛苦，困难)；
get through 完成；(考试)及格；接通(电话)
live through 活过；经历过……
look through 浏览；翻阅；查找
8.from now on/onwards 从现在起
from 1980 onwards 从1980年起
from that time on /onwards
from then on从那时起
9.give in 投降；让步；屈服
give up 放弃；停止
give out 散发；分发(试卷);筋疲力尽；耗尽
10.hit/strikesb.in the face/eyes/right leg
Catch/seize/take sb. by the arm/hand
Lead the cow by the nose牵着牛鼻子
1.The picture looks better in the distance.
2.We go out for a walk in a short while.
正确的说法是：at the distance。
正确的说法是：once in a while。
1. at the distance
=at some distance 在远处
in the distance 在遥远的地方(指很远)
at the distance of 5 metres
2.once in a while 间或；偶尔
in a short while 一会儿；不久
for a while 一会儿
【例1】Marie Curie took little notice the honors that were given to her in her later years. ［上海2002春］
A.of B.on C.about D.from
【例2】The sunlight came in the windows in the roof and lit up the whole room.［上海2001］
A.through B.across C.on D.over
【解析】 take notice of (注意到)是固定短语，take no/little notice of (没有，很少)注意到。答案：A。
【例3】—How long _______at this job?
A.were you employed B.have you been employed
C.had you been employed D.will you be employed
【例4】She____ his number in the phone book to make sure that she had got it right.［NMET 1997］
A. looked up B. looked for C. picked out D. picked up
【解析】look up sth. in the book (dictionary)是“在书或字典中查找……”；look for 是“寻找”，“等待”的意思；pick out是“选出”的意思；pick up 意为“拾起”，“拿起”。答案：A。
—He was nearly drowned once.
—was in 1998 when he was in middle school.［NMET 2002春］
A.that;It B.this; This
【例4】—Why don't we take a little break?
—Didn't we just have?［NMET 2002］
A.it B.that C.one D.this
【例5】In fact,is a hard job for the police to keep order in an important football match.［上海2001］
A.this B.that C.there D.it
【解析】此题考查代词的用法。本题用代词one代替上文的a little break。it指上文的那个物，而不指上文中提到的名词。答案：C。
【解析】it做形式主语，指代“to keep order in an important football match”。答案：D。
Unit 13-14 Senior Book3