Unit 8 People and Color
Questions • What color is your favorite? • What do you often associate with the different colors?
New words • general adj. general knowledge / the general public In general 普遍地 In general，the bus is here before 8 o’clock. ------ generalize v. 概括，从。中得到结论 It’s wrong to ~ that all the young people are rude. • prefer vt. like doing sth better ----- preferred / preferring
1)prefer A to B 和B比更喜欢A I prefer coffee to tea. 2) prefer doing / to do sth.更喜欢或宁愿做 I prefer living in a small but quiet city. ------ preference n. 喜爱，偏爱 She has a ~ for purple. have no strong/ particular preference remind vt. • to make sb. remember someone or sth. remind sb of sth / sb / that…
The view ~s me of my mother. 2)to tell or cause to remember 提醒 -- remind sb about sth -- remind sb to do sth / that… Please ~ him to take the medicine. associate v. connect sth in the mind associate sb/sth. With I have never associated you with that man. ~ rain with grief 看到雨就想起悲伤 be associated with =be connected with ---association n. 协会，社团；联系；联想
object n. cultural objects 文物 目标 attain one’s object • active adj. • an active volcano / an active boy • take an ~ part in doing sth • sign n. 标记，记号 math signs / traffic signs The traffic signs tell you how to drive along the road.
v. 签名，签字 sign a cheque sign in 登记 / sign for 签收 • manufacture n./v.用机器大量制造，生产 Cost will determine the methods of ～. generalizev. draw a general conclusion It’s wrong to ~ that all young people are rude. ------ generally ad. / generalization n. including prep. Once upon a time, there was an island where all the feelings lived ,~ love and happiness.
conclusionn. • arrive at /come to /draw a conclusion • From these facts we can draw some conclusions about how the pyramids were built. • in conclusion • In conclusion ,I would like to say how much I have enjoyed myself today. • ---conclude v. 推断，断定
affectv.1)影响 • This is a disease that affects the central nervous system. • 2) 故作，假装 • to affect a foreign accent • 3)使产生强烈感情，使感动 • We all deeply affected by the news of her death. • --affectation n.装模做样，矫揉造作
moreover ad. • I don’t like skating ; moreover, the ice is too thin. • He is not honest . Moreover, he has no sense of responsibility.
Phrases and Expressions • except for • Except for one old lady, the bus was empty. • except prep. not including ,but not • Everyone is ready except him. • The house was just as I left it except that everything was covered with dust.
as if /though • 1)好像（暗示是否属实） • You look as if you have had a good time . • It sounds as though she’s been really ill. • 2)仿佛，好像(暗示可能) • It looks as if it is going to rain.