Can you guess it ?. It is a very young country in the world, which has only a history of 200~300 years. There is a Statue of Liberty in the east coast. It is about 46 meters high. The head office of the UN was set up there. Two World Wars didn’t take place there.
It is a very young country in the world,
which has only a history of 200~300 years.
There is a Statue of Liberty in the east
coast. It is about 46 meters high. The head
office of the UN was set up there. Two
World Wars didn’t take place there.
Now it is the strongest country of the world.
about the USA?
1. Which flag is American flag?
A. B. C.
A. New York
B. Washington D.C
C. Los Angeles
B F G
A C E
--- Geoge W. Bush
was the first President
(and is marked on the
US one dollar bill).
the 45th President.
A. 1789 B. 1777 C. 1786
The introduction of California
The history of
settlement of California
1. Why is there strong Spanish influence in
A. Because there were many Spanish staying
B. Because Spanish was one of the settlers
C. Because the local people loved Spanish culture.
D. Because California was once ruled by Span.
A. Native people were killed or forced into
B. Many native people died from diseases
brought by Europeans.
C. None of the native people could survive
the terrible times.
D. Both A and B.
the text? _____
A. During the Gold Rush Period many people went
to California in the hope of becoming rich .
B. Actually very few gold miners became rich.
C. During the Gold Rush Period many Chinese
immigrants arrived in California only to find
D. California became a state of the US two
years after the gold was discovered there.
4. From the passage we can infer that _______
A. between the late 19th century and the early 20th
century Italian and Danish immigrants came to
California to make wine.
B. by the 1920s many Jewish people came to California
because they were attracted by the film industry.
C. Mexican people came to California to work in the
ship and aircraft industries.
D. there will be more racial or cultural groups in
California because more and more people from
different parts of the world are still coming to
5. During Gold Rush Period, many achieved
their dream of being rich.
6. In the late 19th century, Chinese immigrants
arrived in California.
7. It is believed that before long the mix of
nationalities will be so great that there will
be no major racial or culture groups.
1. California is the third largest state in the …
The Yellow River is the second longest river
可以修饰形容词最高级的词: far / by far /much
可以修饰比较级的词: no / a little / a bit / any /
You’re standing too near the camera. Can you
A. a bit far B. a little farther
C. a bit of farther D. a little far
The population of China______ large. And 70%
of the population of China_______ peasants.
large / small。
What’s the population of ….?
What’s the population of Guangdong?
have a population of …. 有多少人口
China has a population of 1.3 billion.
an increase / growth in population 人口增长
a diversity of vegetables
diversify one’s skills / interests
We should diversify the syllabus (教学大纲)
to attract more students.
A company should diversify.
were living in California at least fifteen
thousand years ago.
It is likely/possible/probable that …
sb/sth is likely to do sth
e.g. She is ______ to succeed.
= It is likely that she will succeed.
This is a ________ story.
辨析: likely, possible, probable
按可能性程度, probable可能性最大, 其次为likely,
最小为possible, 但需要注意的是, likely的主语可以
是人, 但possible, probable却只能用形式主语it.
1) inadditionto: 除此之外, 另外, 加之
e.g. I met my past teacher and some former
classmates __________ in the supermarket.
______________cakes and candies, guests
were also provided with fruits.
English is a ____________ language.
This is one of the schools _______ in 1980s.
andtodaythereare more Native Americans
e.g. There are three types of tiger living in China
The picture hanging (thatishanging)on the
wall is painted by my nephew.
We have to come up with a mix of policies to
please the voters. (折中)
You can mix yellow and blue together to
We can not mix work with pleasure.
mixture n.混合物, 混合体
The drink is a mixture of 3 different sorts of
a mixture of sadness and anger / water and oil
Oil and water don’t mix.
Oil doesn’t mix with water.
Tom and John mix like oil and water.
I got /was mixed up at first. 头脑混乱
He was mixed up in the scandal. (丑闻)
Don’t get mixed up with them.
Success is a ____ of a sharp mind and hard
training rather than just talking.
A. mixture B. thought C. time D. action