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Lesson Six . Pattern Drills. air: v . The large television networks in France has aired a number of stories on Jefferson this week. The whole issue was thoroughly aired at the meeting. One day a week her mother cleaned and aired each room.
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Pattern Drills air: v. The large television networks in France has aired a number of stories on Jefferson this week. The whole issue was thoroughly aired at the meeting. One day a week her mother cleaned and aired each room. When the shirts were clean, I ironed them myself, aired them and placed them in drawers.
Pattern Drills Center a leisure center / a financial center / the city center the man at the center of the controversy Center the design on the style before you start. The discussion centered on environmental problem is going on and on. All his concerns were centered around himself rather than his girlfriend.
当我当医生时, 我工作的中心就是帮助他们克服疾病. When I was a doctor, my work was centered on helping the patients overcome illness.
Text A Cambridge -- the University Town
Text –related Information • University Town • Cambridge University • The Black Death • Town and gown
Text-related Information University Town The Black Death: In North America, a college town or university town is a community (often literally a town, but possibly a small or medium sized city, or in some cases a neighborhood or a district of a city) which is dominated by its university population. The university may be large, or there may be several smaller institutions such as liberal arts colleges clustered, or the residential population may be small, but college towns in all cases are so dubbed because the educational institution(s) presence pervades economic and social life. Many local residents may be employed by the university, many businesses cater primarily to the university, and indeed the students population may outnumber the local population outright.
Text-related Information University Town The Black Death: In Europe, a university town is generally characterized by having an old university. The economy of the city is closely related with the university activity and highly supported by the entire university structure which may include university hospitals and clinics, university printing houses, libraries, laboratories, business, incubators, student rooms, dinning halls, students' unions, student societies, and academic festivities. Moreover, the history of the city is often connected with the history of the university itself. Many European university towns have not been merely important places of scientific and educational contrubutions, but also centers of political, cultural and social influence to its respective society throughout the centuries.
Text-related Information The Black Death: University of Cambridge is one of the oldest universities in the world, and one of the largest in the United Kingdom. It has a world-wide reputation for outstanding academic achievement and the high quality of research undertaken in a wide range of science and arts subjects. The University pioneers work in the understanding of disease, the creation of new materials, advances in telecommunications and research into the origins of the universe.
Text-related Information The Black Death: University of Cambridge trains doctors, vets, architects, engineers and teachers. At all levels about half of the students at Cambridge study arts and humanities subjects, many of whom have gone on to become prominent figures in the arts, print and broadcast media. The University's achievements in the sciences can be measured by the sixty or more Nobel Prizes awarded to its members over the years.
Text-related Information The Black Death: Cambridge’s President The apple tree under which Newton discovered the Law of Gravity
Text-related Information The Black Death: Cambridge campus
Text-related Information The Black Death: Cambridge -University Town
Text-related Information The Black Death: the worst plague(瘟疫) occurred in 1334 and is estimated to have killed three quarters of the population of Europe and Asia. It started in Constantionople and spread throughout Europe. It lasted almost 20 years. The Black Death:
Text-related Information Town and gown: town here means the people in the town; while gown means the people of the university, that is the teachers and students. Teachers and students used to wear gowns, mostly black, on university campuses. Now academic dress is usually worn only on formal occasions. The Black Death: students in gown
fill Crowds of well-wishers filled the streets. His wartime experiences would fill a book! All the seats were filled and a number of people were standing. Numerous pictures fill every available space.
state Rembert again stated his intention to resign from Parliament. The government needs to clearly state its policy on UN intervention. The witness stated that he had not seen the woman before.
as well e.g. • Anna’s face paled with disappointment; perhaps with anger as well. -- 你喜欢这个城市的什么? -- 它的历史, 它的气候, 还有这儿的美食. -- What do you like about the city? -- it’s history, it’s climate and its delicious food as well.
It is his best interests as well as yours. Wearing the right shoes and clothes as well as being fit can make all the difference. Translate 他发表了一些历史小说,还有一些儿童故事书. He has published some historical novels as well as some story-books for children.
Translation Exercises, p118 • Our country had built three cinemas by the end of last month. • By the time we got to the airport, the plane had already taken off. • She did not give the book back to me yesterday because she hadn’t finished it. • When the foreign visitors got to the factory nursery, the children were achveing their lunch.
5. The child started crying before the mother said a word of reprimand. 6. They never received any of the books they had ordered. 7. When we sat down to dinner, the others had already left the dining hall. 8. They didn’t find that one page of the examination paper was missing until the exam had already started.
9. When I came back last night, I noticed that the lights were still on in my room. I was puzzled because I was certain that I had turned them off when I left the room
10. –What did you do yesterday afternoon? -- I went to the Beijing Library to borrow some books. -- what did you borrow? -- Nothing, because by the time I got there, the library had already closed.
Words to live by I’ll give you some advice about life. Eat more roughage; Do more than others expect you to do and do it pains; Remember what life tells you; Don’t take to heart every thing you hear. Don’t spend all that you have. Don’t sleep as long as you want; Whenever you say” I love you”, please say it honestly; Whenever you say” I’m sorry”, please look into the other person’s eyes; Fall in love at first sight; Don’t neglect dreams; Love deeply and ardently, even if there is pain, but this is the way to make your life complete; Find a way to settle, not to dispute; Never judge people by their appearance; Speak slowly, but think quickly;When someone asks you a question you don’t want to answer, smile and say, “Why do you want to know?”
Remember that the man who can shoulder the most risk will gain the deepest love and the supreme accomplishment; Call you mother on the phone. If you can’t, you may think of her in your heart; When someone sneezes， say, “God bless you”; If you fail, don’t forget to learn your lesson; Remember the three “ respects”. Respect yourself, respect others, stand on dignity and pay attention to your behavior; Don’t let a little dispute break up a great friendship; Whenever you find your wrongdoing, be quick with reparation! Whenever you make a phone call smile when you pick up the phone, because someone can feel it! Marry a person who likes talking; because when you get old, you’ll find that chatting to be a great advantage; Find time for yourself. Life will change what you are but not who you are; Remember that silence is golden; Read more books and watch less television;
Live a noble and honest life. Reviving past times in your old age will help you to enjoy your life again; Trust God, but don’t forget to lock the door; The harmonizing atmosphere of a family is valuable; Try your best to let family harmony flow smoothly; When you quarrel with a close friend, talk about the main dish, don’t quibble over the appetizers; You cannot hold onto yesterday; Figure out the meaning of someone’s words;Share your knowledge to continue a timeless tradition; Treat our earth in a friendly way, don’t fool around with mother nature; Do the thing you should do; Don’t trust a lover who kisses you without closing their eyes; Go to a place you’ve never been to every year.
If you earn much money, the best way to spend it is on charitable deeds while you are alive; Remember, not all the best harvest is luck; Understand rules completely and change them reasonably; Remember, the best love is to love others unconditionally rather than make demands on them; Comment on the success you have attained by looking in the past at the target you wanted to achieve most; In love and cooking, you must give 100％ effort， but expect little appreciation。
Assignment • Review Text A • Do exercises: • • Ex. 3-9, pp. 151-154; • • Translation (Ex. 15, p.158)