Unit 1
1. idle 2. justify 3. discount 4. distinct 5. minute
6.accused 7. object 8. contaminate 9. sustain 10. worship
1. accusing... of 2. end up 3. came upon 4. at her worst 5. pay for
6. run a risk of 7. participate in 8. other than 9. object to/objected 10. at best
1. K 2. G 3. C 4. E 5. N 6.O 7.I 8. L 9. A 10. D
1. delay 2. pain 3. hardship 4. suffering 5. fever
6. defeat 7. poverty 8. treatment 9. noise 10. agony
Word building
1. justify 2. glorify 3. exemplifies 4. classified
5. purified 6. intensify 7. identify 8. terrified
1. bravery 2. jewelry 3. delivery 4. machinery
5. robbery 6. nursery 7. scenery 8. discovery
Sentence Structure
1. other than for funerals and weddings
2. other than to live an independent life
3. other than that they appealed to his eye . . `
4. but other than that, he'll eat just about everything .
5. other than that it's somewhere in the town center
1. shouldn't have been to the cinema last night
2. would have; told him the answer
3. they needn't have gone at all
4. must have had too much work to do
5. might have been injured seriously
XI. -
1. The plant does not grow well in soils other than the one in which it has been developed.
2. Research findings show that we spend about two hours dreaming every night, no matter what we
may have done during the day.
3.Some people tend to justify their failure by blaming others for not trying their best.
4.We remain tree to our commitment: Whatever we promised to do; we would do it.
5.Even Beethoven's father discounted the possibility that his son would one day become the greatest musician in the world. The same is true of Edison, who seemed to his teacher to be quite dull.
6. They were accused by authorities of threatening the state security.
1 .B 2.A 3.C 4.D 5. B 6.A 7.B 8.A 9. C 10.A
II.D 12.C 13. D 14.A 15. C 16.D 17.B 18.C I9. A 20.D
Section B
Reading Skills.
1. I was a black and was looked down on because of the ugly shadow of racism in 1976.
2. It means that the man was different from others for he was honest and paid debts.
3. The farmer's attitude toward me changed when he learned that I was the son of an honest man who
was different from other blacks.
4. Because American social morality has changed for the worse.
5. Because people believe in honesty and this helps me in my life.
Comprehension o f the Text
1.F 2.T 3.F 4.T 5.T 6.T 7.F 8.T
1 . melted 2. restore 3. initiative 4. obligation, 5. induce
6. lest 7. relief 8. furnish 9. enquire 10. meanwhile
Exercises on Web course only:
11. deposit 12: intent 13. behave 14.amused 15. glue
1. kept his word 2: shrugged off 3. melted away 4. enquire into 5. cool off
6. pave the way for 7. hold up 8. fall apart 9. wipe away 10. on credit

unit 2
Section A
Comprehension o f the text
1. He lived a poor and miserable life during his childhood.
2. Because no one in Britain appeared to appreciate his talent for comedy. His comic figures did not
conform to British standards.
3. Because his dress and behavior didn't seem that English.
4. It was the first movie in which Chaplin spoke.
5. He used his physical senses to invent his art as he went along without a prepared script.
6. His transformation of lifeless objects into other kinds of objects, plus the skill with which he
executed it again and again.
7. She brought stability and happiness to him and became a center of calm in his family.
8. Comic.
1. coarse 2. betrayed 3. incident 4. postponed 5. execute
6. surrounding 7. applause 8. extraordinary 9. clumsy 10. sparked
1. for 2. against 3. up 4. about 5. up
6. to 7. down 8. down 9. in 10. on
l. I 2.J 3.B 4.D 5.E 6.G 7.F 8.L 9.N 10.A
Collocation<br />VI.
1. service 2. help/hand 3. influence 4. guarantee 5. visit
6. span . 7. welcome 8. spirit 9. duties 10. buildings
Word Building
1. artist 2. terrorist 3. novelist 4. activists
5. biologists 6. idealist 7. capitalists 8. tourist
1. terrorism 2. industrialism 3. realism 4. idealism
5. criticism 6. heroism 7. racism 8. Modernism
sentence structure
1. If I had known that you were coming, I would have met you at the airport.
2. If he had tried to leave the country, he would have been stopped at the border.
3. If we had found him earlier, we could have saved his life.
4. If I had caught that plane, I would have been killed in the air crash.
5. If he had been in good health, he could have written many books.
1. it is a wonder to find
2. It is a surprise for us to find
3. it is a waste of time to argue with him
4. It's a comfort to know
5. It is a relief for us to learn
1. If the characters in this comedy had been more humorous, it would have attracted a larger audience.
2. She has never lost faith in her own ability, so it is a possibility for her to become a successful actress.
3. I never had formal training, I just learned as I went along.
4. As their products find their way into the international market, their brand is gaining in popularity.
5. She could make up a story by saying she was knocked unconscious by thieves and that all her
money was gone, but she doubted whether she could make it sound believable.
6. No one was certain whether he postponed the visit on purpose, but this brought more criticism of him.
1 .If the characters in this comedy had been more humorous,it would have attracted a larger audience.‘
2. She has never lost faith in her own ability, so it is a possibility for her to become a successful actress.
3 .I never had formal training,I just learned as I went along?
4. As their products find their way into the international market,their brand is gaining in popularity.
5 .She could make up a story by saying she was knocked unconscious by thieves and that all her
money was gone,but she doubted whether she could make it sound believable.
6 .No one was certain whether he postponed the visit on purpose, but this brought more criticism of him.
6. 1977年,查理?卓别林在圣诞节那天去世了,身后留下了悲伤的家人和朋友,以及全世界数
1 .C 2. B 3.C 4.B 5.A 6. C 7. D 8. A 9. D 10. C
11 .D 12. A 13.A 14.C 15.B 16. D 17.A 18.C 19. B 20. A
Structured Writing
Charlie Chaplin is a great comic for his native land Britain, but even more so for the world. On the
stage he often wore tiny moustaches, huge pants and tailcoats that were perhaps more characteristic of
Europeans and may be not much of the British. Since more than half of the roles Chaplin played were
in silent films, people throughout the world had no difficulty understanding his films. With sound
movies, Chaplin created a nonsense language that sounded like no known nationality and was accepted
and appreciated by people all over the world. For most of his lifetime he did not stay in his mother
country; he traveled throughout the world to appear on stage for people of different nationalities.
1. F. It is basically a fact though the sentence contains some words for opinions.
Words representing opinions: a most revolutionary thing
Words representing facts: six months ago; ran for mayor of Embu, Kenya, and won
2. F? It is basically a fact though the sentence contains some words for opinions.
Words representing opinions: even more surprising
Words representing facts: was voted in by her colleagues on the District Council, all men
3. O. It is basically an opinion though the sentence contains some words for facts.
Words representing opinions: suddenly became a symbol of the increasingly powerful political force
Words representing facts: thousands of women in this farming area two hours northeast of Nairobi
4. F. It is basically a fact though the sentence contains some words for opinions.
Words representing opinions: many women had not been taught the basics of political participation
Words representing facts: One veteran female political activist said
What the veteran female political activist said was a fact. So the sentence is basically factual.
5. O. It is basically an opinion though the sentence contains some words for facts.
Words representing opinions: not a new phenomenon
Words representing facts: political activity among Kenyan women
Comprehension of the 5-ext
1.T 2.F 3.F 4.T 5.F 6.T 7.F 8.T
1. fierce 2. launched 3. colleagues 4. illegal 5. funded
6. jealous 7. refresh 8. substantial 9. sow 10. ridiculous
1. Could we take a walk? I feel like a little exercise.
2. Ms. Mbogo had made a bold decision: to run for mayor of Embu, Kenya.
3. Some leaders in Kenya were afraid of losing their power, so they tried everything to shut' Kenyan
women out of politics.
4. She decided long ago that she would study the subject in earnest as soon as she left school.
5. He was arrested because he was paid to spy on our air bases.
6. After almost four hours of fierce negotiation, the President had the upper hand.
7. Victims of traffic accidents make up almost a quarter of the hospital's patients.
8. Ms. Mbogo's victory was important because all her male colleagues voted her in.
9. Two young men were originally hired to watch over the house as it was being built.
10. It is reported that government troops tried to break up the protest by firing their guns in the air. style
unit 3
Section A
1. raw 2. convicted 3. compensation 4. notify 5. provisions
6. receipt 7. paste 8. altered 9. thrive 10. certify
Exercises on Web course only:
11. donation 12. roast 13. rent 14. champion 15. temptation
1. up 2. to 3. down 4. of 5. out
6. into 7. for 8. on 9. through 10. of
1. M 2. E 3. G 4. A 5. H 6. C 7.1 8. K 9.0 10. D
Collocation<br />VI.
1. respect 2. degree 3. money 4. living 5. praise
6. place 7. success 8. scholarship 9. job 10. reputation
Word Building
1. longish 2. animal-like 3. selfish 4. honey-like
5. ball-like 6. boyish 7. yellowish 8. bookish
1. politicians 2. technician 3. comedian 4. musicians
5. physicians 6. electricians 7. beautician 8. magician
sentence structure
1. The wanted man is believed to be living in New York.
2. Many people are said to be homeless after the floods.
3. Three men are said to have been arrested after the explosion.
4. The prisoner is thought to have escaped by climbing over the wall.
5. Four people are reported to have been seriously injured in the accident.
1. He tried sending her flowers, but it didn't have any effect.
2. I don't regret telling her what I thought, even if I upset her.
3. The window was broken because I forgot to close it when I left.
4. We regret to inform you that the materials you ordered are out of stock.
5. He welcomed the new student and then went on to explain the college regulations.
1. Seven or eight officials are reported to have taken bribes and the mayor has decided to look into the
affair in person.
2. These workers regret yielding to the management's advice and going back to work. Now they are
again faced with the threat of losing their jobs.
3. You only need to fill out a form to get your membership, which entitles you to a discount on goods.
4. Their car broke down halfway for no reason. As a result they arrived three hours later than they had
5. The official got involved in a scandal and was forced to resign weeks later.
6. The man living on welfare began to build up his own market, one step at a time and his business is
1 .B 2. C 3. A 4. D 5.B 6. A 7. D 8. C 9. A 10. B
11 .D 12.A 13.C 14.B 15.D 16.B 17.C 18.A 19:D 20.B
structured Writing
It is difficult to get a welfare client’s wheelchair repaired.Once my wheelchair needed repairing,
and I notified my caseworker. She gave me a lecture that I hadn’t taken good care of my wheelchair.
Then she told me that I must have the patience to wait until she had the time to report my wheelchair
conditions to my medical worker. Then the medical worker called the wheelchair repair companies
to get the cheapest bid and informed the main welfare office at the state capital.It took them another
several days to consider the matter. When they finally got my wheelchair repaired,I had been confined
to bed for more than half a month.
Section B
Reading Skills
1. "The stacks of paper" is being personified as someone who can bear witness to something.
2. "Western ears" symbolize people from Western countries.
3. "A gallery of human faces" symbolizes a gathering of people of different origins.
4. As we know a portrait does not have life. It is in a figurative way to say "a living portrait".
5. The word "like" tells us that this part is a simile, comparing hats to small crowns.
6. "Two tiny birds" are clearly a metaphor for the girl's two small hands, showing that it was with
loving care that the blind man held the girl's hands.
Comprehension of the Text
1. The stacks of paper bore witness to a huge amount of work waiting to be done, even though I had
been working seven days a week.
2. I remember feeling annoyed at this dense collection of humanity.
3. Then the truth struck me. He was blind.
4. As we waited for our drinks, the blind man said, "The music seems out of tune to our Western ears,
but it has charm."
5. They are motionless, waiting for the performance to start.
6. The first performance ended just as we finished dessert, and I excused myself and went to talk to
the theater manager.
7. A few minutes later he was standing next to one of the dancers, her little crowned head hardly
reaching his chest.
8. About a week after our trip, the chairman told me the Chinese executive had called to express great
satisfaction with the trip.
Vocubulary III.
1. skimmed 2. steer 3. chartered 4. angle 5. veil
6. magic 7. realm 8. annoy 9. dense 10. highlighted
1. Many of these poems bear witness to his years spent in India, England, and China.
2. The other players in the team are better than me, but I'm slowly catching up.
3. 1 was loaded with many parcels, unable to walk any faster.
4. The place was deserted and there was no sign of human beings living there.
5. These instruments should be switched on and checked before we start our work.
6. My friend was dressed in a black coat whereas I was in jeans.
7. All those connected with the mission were in prayer for her, but her life was not spared.
8. May I excuse myself for a while, Mr. Davis?
9. Have you ever noticed that at yesterday's concert one of the violinists was out of tune?
10. All too soon it was over and we left feeling we had just skimmed the surface of this fascinating
unit 4
Section A
1. investment 2. disposal 3. condensed 4. strategic 5. revenue
6. scratch 7. utilities 8. invested 9. nowhere 10. transmission
1. is lagging far behind 2. are stuck with 3. going for 4. remain in contact
5. keep pace with 6. at your disposal 7. dates from 8. scratched the surface of
9. stuck in 10. choose between
1.L 2.N 3.D 4.E 5.H 6.1 7.F 8.0 9.1 10.B
Collocation<br />VI.
1. exchange 2. growth 3. opportunities 4. understanding 5. benefits
6. peace 7. development 8. career 9. will 10. status
Word Building
1. superpower 2. superabundant 3. supermarket 4. super-speed
5. supercomputer 6. superman 7. superstar 8. super-efficient
1. auto-timer 2. auto-focus 3. autograph 4. auto-reverse
5. autobiography 6. automakers 7. autoloading 8. autocriticism
sentence structure
1. Concentrate on indoor delights rather than outdoor fights and you'll be much better appreciated.
2. As a result of the development of computer technology many people may eventually be able to
work at home rather than go to the office.
3. Some people say that the pupils' achievements this term will be measured by a formal test rather
than their teacher's assessment.
4. They argued that their products should be developed on the basis of need rather than profit.
5. During weekends the businessmen may spend time establishing friendship and mutual trust rather
than discussing any particular item of business.
1. Petrol now is twice as expensive as it was a few years ago.
2. Theirs is about three times as big as ours.
3. Latin American customers talk two to four times as long on the phone as people in North America.
4. the fee for cell phones is typically twice as much as for calls made over fixed lines
5. can transmit 250,000 times as much data as a standard telephone wire
1. Rather than invest in my education, my parents spent their money on a new house.
2. Today, people are spending twice as much on entertainment and relaxation as they did in the past.
3. In order to be successful, a business must keep pace with developments in the marketplace.
4. Her fluency in English gave her an advantage over other girls for the job.
5. For students, nowhere is better than the library, where all the books are at their disposal.
6. We should make full use of the platform to strengthen communication, expand cooperation in more
areas and seek further development through joint efforts.
1 .C 2. D 3. A 4. B 5. B 6. C 7. D 8. B 9. C 10. D
11.A 12.C 13.B 14.D 15.C 16.D 17.B 18.A 19.C 20.C
Structured Writing
Compare the new welfare system with the old one and you would find a world of difference between
the two. Under the new welfare system, the law encourages welfare clients to work on their own for a
gradual shift away from welfare, and this is not the case in the past. Welfare clients now can develop
their talents to make money. In the past, they often cheated to bleed the system for a few extra dollars.
Now caseworkers will gladly help their clients find appropriate jobs rather than act like detectives to
try to seek out any unreported properties. Today many welfare clients have made a choice to live a life
of complete honesty and they tell the truth to caseworkers and declare any extra income they make.
In cases like this, caseworkers will feel greatly relieved because they don't need to search for any
cheating as in the past.
Section B
Readinq Skills
1. Your home computer or TV can provide whatever you need whenever you like.
2. You can learn language easily via computer over distance.
3. Poor people must also have access to high technology as it is essential for their education, work and
daily lives.
4. Some companies provide the technology of information highway to the rich first as that is business.
5. Advocates of universal access have already launched a number of projects of their own for the poor.
Comprehension o f the text
1.F 2.F 3.T 4.T 5.F 6.T 7.T 8.T
1. transmit 2. insure 3. crucial 4. feedback 5. correspondence
6. specialized 7. tutor 8. hence 9. portion 10. files
Exercises on Web course only:
11. format/file 12. dose 13. terminal 14. correspondent
1. differ on 2. refer to 3. Compared to 4. specialize in
5. make routine 6. come up with 7. has access to 8. Some steps should be taken
9. signed up for 10. in the hands of
unit 5
Section A
Comprehension o f the text
1. Because 22 million people live alone, which suggests that it is an overwhelming phenomenon in the
United States.
2. Because they can find inspiration in solitude.
3. The more positive one is toward oneself, the less the need for staying with others.
4. It depends. If they live with their friends, the friends' temporary leaving will be received as a
welcome change. However, if they live alone, the temporary absence of friends may leave them
with a feeling of emptiness.
5. Because the need to talk is the most basic need of a solitary person.
6. They may call friends to tell them important things, or talk to themselves, their pets, the television,
or even to strangers.
7. To stay rational, settle down in a comfortable way and find pleasure from the current life,. wait for
anything happy that may happen.
8. The writer thinks that as ordinary people's solitary life differs from that of great minds (like poets
and philosophers), they should cherish the thought that "since we are here, we may as well accept it
and make the best of it".
1. humble 2. slippery 3. tame 4. inspiration 5. crept
6. apology 7. observation 8. dictate 9. inadequate 10. solitary
Exercises on Web course only:
1l. choked 12. waterproof 13. poetry 14. commodity
1. cast out 2. all by himself 3. stay up late 4. was fond of 5. at one sitting
6. filled up with 7. speaks highly of 8. set forth 9. at length 10. for the time being
1.K 2.H 3.M 4.B 5.A 6.0 7.J 8.D 9.F 10.1
Collocation<br />VI.
1. efficiency 2. status 3. performance 4. standard 5. coordination
6. sense 7. career 8. quality 9. supply 10. accuracy
Word Cjuifdin8
1. underestimated 2. underpaid 3. overslept 4. Underdeveloped
5. overestimated 6. overcharged 7. underweight 8. overloaded
1. simplified 2. electrician 3. recovery 4. childlike
5. autobiography 6. underline 7. terrorist 8. overreact
sentence structure
1. The distance between them is not so great as to be unbridgeable.
2. The unity of the masses with the party is never so strong as it is now.
3. The punishment was harsh because Maggie would lose her position, but it was not so bad as losing
her pay.
4. I've heard the terrible noise once or twice before, but never so loud as this one.
5. Men are never so peaceful, so graceful with each other as they are now.
1. You might as well go there to see whether there is the information you need.
2. We might as well call it freedom.
3.You might as well ring and tell them you're going to visit them.
4. We might as well walk home.
5. We might as well find an easier one to read.
1. This little man is not so innocent as he appears.
2. There's nothing I can do about the problem, so you might as well turn to Professor Wang for help.
3. Both sides speak highly of the fruits in their cooperation in different areas, and hope that the
cooperation can be furthered.
4. On the one hand, an image of being close to the people can get a new policy more easily accepted.
On the other hand, it will "encourage people to speak their minds and come up with constructive
5. His sense of loneliness rose and fell and he sometimes would talk at length to himself and his pets
and the television.
6. After all, money is not everything. The richest people are not necessarily the happiest.
1 .B 2.D 3.A 4.B 5.C 6.C 7.D 8.D 9. B 10. A
11 .C 12. B 13.A 14.C 15.D 16.B 17.C 18.A 19.D 20.C
Structured Writing
XV. Some people prefer to live alone whereas some others have to live alone for one reason or another.
Those people believing in inspirational solitude argue that no companion is more companionable than
solitude. Literary giants such as William Wordsworth, John Milton and Henry Thoreau enjoyed living
alone on purpose. Hunters or explorers enjoy themselves as they venture out to tame the great wild
areas. On the other hand, there are some other people who have to live alone due to various reasons:
being divorced, widowed or never married. Many of them feel bitter to live in solitude. They have no
one to talk to and as a result they talk at length to themselves and to their pets and to the television.
Section B
Reading skills
1.A 2.C 3.B 4.C
Comprehension o f the text
II.1.F 2.T 3.T 4.F 5.F 6.T 7.T 8.F
1. abstract 2. holy 3. Nevertheless 4. odds 5. complicate
6. tolerate 7. depression 8. resorting 9. exclaimed 10. disorder
Exercises on Web course only:
11. chew 12. vibrate 13. stale 14. jury
1. When he received the admission notice from the university, he knew it was time he struck out on his own.
2. I had to keep the video camera readily accessible in case I saw something that needed to be filmed.
3. Every time she tried to argue with her identical twin Katie, she would end up crying her eyes out.
4. Serious violence has sprung from the conflict over insignificant, irritating differences.
5. There are many people who believe sincerely that you can train children for life without resorting
to punishment.
6. Alan signed a dorm contract with his roommate to head off possible conflicts.
7. He was required to fill in a form before the job interview.
8. Her major concern is how she will make sure the people on the teams get along with one another.
9. Against all the odds, it has worked, and this is a measure of just how strong they both were as
individuals when they came to the marriage ten years ago.
10. What I'd like to do is to help them to see that they don't need to give up on the computer, that they
can actually be the master of it.
Unit 6
Section A
1. Substantial 2. concerning 3. negotiation 4. exaggerate 5. withdrawn
6. commissions 7. financed 8. secure 9. impose 10. donation
1. by 2. in 3. of 4. to 5. up
6. on/upon 7. with 8. in 9. in 10. between
1.O 2.E 3.G 4.1 5.J 6.B 7.K 8.N 9.M 10.D
Collocation<br />VI.
1. approaches 2. reward 3. protection 4. honor 5. advice
6. access 7. advantages 8. help 9. sympathy 10. understanding
Word Building
1. foresight 2. forewarned 3. foreground 4. postgraduate
5. post-race 6. foresaw 7. post-Christmas 8. post-election
1. e-shopper 2. e-merchant 3. e-journal 4. e-classroom
5. e-commerce 6. e-mail 7. e-dictionaries 8. e-cash
sentence structure
1. It's pointless to go there next Monday-there's a public holiday.
2. It is easy to talk about having high moral standards, but, in practice, what would one really do in
such a situation?
3. It is interesting to see different cultures and ways of life.
4. It is really astonishing that she refuses to talk to you.
5. It is important that she come straight to me when she arrives.
1. Suppose you object to carrying out a particular managem_ent order and you are afraid of the
manager, what would you do?
2. Suppose you have just got married and you are about to work abroad for three years, how would
you explain it to your newly-married wife?
3. Suppose someone couldn't understand why you didn't arrest Harry, would you explain to remove
the doubts?
4. Suppose your tenant fails to pay the rent in time, would you throw him out?
5. Suppose you are a very heavy smoker and are anxious to break the habit, where could you get help?
1. Suppose you found out that your colleague takes bribes, would you just ignore it?
2. We've given up on him because he is so stubborn. It is pointless to argue with him.
3. He hit upon a good method to speed up the progress of the experiment, but opinions differed among
members of the group on it.
4. Today I'm able to square my profession with my interest, which I wasn't able to do before.
5. The ability to visually distinguish between red and green is essential to becoming a driver.
6. The team consisted of seven people who met on a regular basis to share their information with each
1 .A 2. D 3.C 4.B 5.B 6. D 7.A 8.C 9.C 10.A
11 .B 12.D 13.B 14.A 15.C 16.D 17.B 18.C 19.D 20.B
Typically there are two kinds of people who choose to live alone on purpose. The first group of people
is artists. They believe in the inspiration in solitude. One of my friends is a writer. He enjoys the time
when he is alone because he can stay up late to read and, above all, concentrate on his writing without
fear of being interrupted by others. On his wall he posts a quotation from Thoreau: "I never found
the companion that was so companionable as solitude." The second group consists of people who
are disappointed with their marriage or family life. A woman I know has been living alone since her
husband left her five years ago. She is not waiting for his return but she is just disappointed with life.
Reading Skills
1. They act out various types of situations to bring the people in the training camp into some real life
2. Because the journalists are inexperienced in deciding whom to shoot, whether or not to shoot and
when to shoot. As a result, they "killed" innocent people because of mistakes of judgment.
3. They probably don't want to take on more responsibilities.
4. They want armed officers to ensure social security instead of protecting themselves by carrying guns.
5. The policeman has been so much occupied with some extra duties that they wouldn't have time
even for answering questions.
Comprehension o f the text
1.F 2.F 3.T 4.F 5.F 6.T 7.F 8.T
1. tackle 2. imitating 3. dimmed 4. fake 5. impressive
6. encountered 7. ccluivalent 8. widespread 9. priority 10. residents
Exercises on Web court only:
11. temporary 12. apparently 13. innocent 14. prosperous
1. up 2. away 3. up 4. up 5. up
6. out 7. to 8. on 9. up 10. from
Exercises on Web course only:
11. of 12. of 13. in 14. to
unit 7
Section A
1. discounted 2. biased 3. variation 4. potential 5. Confronted
6. migrate 7. descended 8. distinct 9. superficial 10. extensive
1. to date 2. in effect 3. nothing less than 4. As of
5. in combination with 6. In addition to 7. shed new light on 8. is... confined to
9. serve as 10. adapt to
1.K 2.0 3.C 4.F 5.J 6.1 7.G 8.A 9.M 10.E
Collocation<br />VI.
1. awards 2. challenges 3. component 4. advances 5. changes
6. advantage 7. influence 8. effect 9. objective 10. threat
Word Building
1. privacy 2. intimacy 3. frequency 4. fluency
5. secrecy 6. urgency 7. consistency 8. dependency
1. politics 2. classics 3. electronics 4. economics
5. psychology 6. methodology 7. technology 8. biology
sentence structure
1. Being healthy is more than a question of not being ill.
2. I was more than a little upset at not being invited to the wedding.
3. This story is more than interesting; it is educational as well.
4. Hepworth is more than a filmmaker; he had learnt to find stories that would have genuine popular
5. Compared our achievements today with what we started out to be, it is more than a miracle brought
about by years of exceptionally hard work.
1. What was needed was nothing less than a new industrial revolution.
2. This is nothing less than a call to restore the vitality of the American Dream.
3. Their dream was nothing less than a revolutionary project to bring computers and ordinary people
together. ,
4. The experience of sightseeing in the wonderful island is nothing less than exciting and I am moved
to tears.
5. He was very concerned that she should not be tired or bored; he wanted to make sure that the
holiday would be nothing less than perfect for her.
1. In the process of creating the genetic map, these scientists realized that cooperation was more than
an attractive option; it was a responsibility.
2. Their research findings were nothing less than a miracle. As a result of their findings, new light has
been shed on the history of human genes.
3. In fact, only hard work in combination with proper methods will give you an advantage over others.
4. The judge said the punishment would serve as a warning to others.
5. The risk of infection is confined to those who have close contact with the patients.
6. From such an analysis we are in a better position to understand what has happened and what to do
about it.
1 .A 2. B 3. C 4. D 5.D 6.C 7.B 8.A 9. D 10. C
11,B 12.A 13.A 14.B 15.D 16.C 17.D 18.B 19.A 20.B
Structured Writing
Sticking to high moral standards is easier said than done. Once, a young British car sales manager
who had just finished courses on business ethics was sent to sell cars to an African country. The
negotiations had been going on for months without any real results.He was at his wits' end. Finallyxhe
hit upon a solution.One day he bought a popular novel and slipped a check of #20,000 in the book.
Then he presented it to the minister in charge of transportation. This minister examined its contents,
pretending he didn’t see the check at all.Then he said with a smile:"Young man,I hear London is at
its best in May.”The sales manager, who was quick-witted, replied: "My company in London will be
most honored to welcome your visit!”A short time later, the deal was approved in London!
Section B
Reading Skills
1. The writer holds a doubtful attitude toward this opinion, calling it a popular myth. We can find the
writer's doubtful attitude in Paragraph 1.
2. They are the supportive style and the stimulating style. We can find the information in Paragraph 4.
3. Four groups of children: one with supportive parents, one with stimulating parents, one whose
parents combining both qualities and a final group who offered neither. We can find the information
in Paragraph 6.
4. Eleven seconds a day in Holland and less than a minute a day in the United States. We can find the
information in Paragraph 10.
5. The environmental factors such as better parenting and educational techniques. We can find the
information in Paragraph 15, the last paragraph.Comprehension o f the 5ext
1.B 2.C 3.A 4.B 5.B 6.C 7.B 8.C
III. 1. supervising 2. fascinate3. guarantee 4. explore 5.sophisticated
6. identified 7. steer 8. beneficial 9. demonstrate 10. implication
IV 1. up 2. out 3. up 4. in 5. over 6. on 7. in5. 8. into 9. from 10. in
Unit 8
Section A
Comprehension o f the text
1. They hid behind their curtains and peered at the travelers cautiously.
2. It means that the small town was a stage where the different travelers who passed by were actors
revealing themselves to the audience-the villagers.
3. Probably there were different ways of greetings between them, so there might be some
misunderstandings or inappropriate responses.
4. Because she wanted to sing and dance so much that she thought the money was given as a
discouragement rather than an encouragement.
5. When she left her hometown of Eatonville for Jacksonville at thirteen, she experienced a huge
change and she was aware that she was black.
6. It means that she was not emotionally disturbed by the fact that she was a descendent of slaves. She
felt good about herself.
7. The writer compared herself to a brown bag of mixed items propped up against a wall with other
8. As is described, the contents revealed are nothing but common objects. It suggests that for ordinary
people, no matter whether they are white or black, they share something in common.
1. cautiously 2. bribing 3. disapprove(d) 4. tendency 5. permanent
6. depression 7. fragrance 8. guarantee 9. exclusively 10. generously
IV. .
1. peering at 2. be broken off 3. disapproved of 4. prop up 5. In the main
6. in company with 7. in that 8. pay the price 9. belong to 10. more or less
1. L 2.O3. H 4. D 5.1 6. E 7. N 8. K 9. G 10. B
Collocation<br />VI.
1 .plans 2. lifestyle 3. fact 4. policies 5. rules
6. concentration 7. world 8. voice 9. inheritance 10. content
Word Building
1. devalued 2. demobilized 3. deregulated 4. decentralized
5. destabilizing 6. depersonalized 7. de-emphasize 8. decoded
1. retirees 2. interviewees 3. trainee 4. employees
5. escapees 6. addressee 7. devotee 8. divorcee
sentence structure
1. I know she isn't really interested in window-shopping, but she doesn't mind waiting while I have a
2. If people don't mind my not having a degree, I could give a few music lessons!
3. People don't mind paying a lot more for good software because they can see the benefits of using it.
4.1 don't mind if people perceive me as arrogant. You need certain degree of it to succeed.
5. We don't mind if it takes time for people to express their hopes, goals, fears, and needs in their
1. No friends came to see her; she shut herself off, in the old familiar world of bedroom and drawing
2. No cigarette end could give us any clue to or sign of anyone having ever been there.
3. No gas, no water and no electricity in the hospital! How could you expect the children to survive
4. No other information is given about the book itself, although there is a brief biographical, note about
the writer.
5. No effort has been made to investigate the "disappearances" that have occurred over the past three
1. 1 don't mind his staying out so late as long as he behaves himself.
2. 1 prefer his plan to others in that I think no plan is more practical than his.
3. They broke off business relations with that company as it suffered huge losses in the last fiscal year
and went bankrupt.
4. Now that you don't like him, why did you invite him to your birthday party in the first place?
5. Though we knew our chances to win were slim, we were more or less depressed when we lost in the
6. Perhaps this was the price that has to be paid for progress-who knows?
1.B 2.C 3.B 4. D 5.A 6. D 7.A 8.B 9.B 10.C
11.A 12.B 13.A 14.B 15.B 16.D 17.C 18.D 19.D 20.A
Structured Writing
Small in size and light in weight, electronic dictionaries are convenient to use.They are easy to carry and
students can take them anywhere they go. Whenever they come across a new word in reading, they can
find out its meaning with the help of an electronic dictionary. An electronic dictionary usually contains
the information of several paper dictionaries.When students have one such dictionary, they actually
have more than one dictionary in hand.Meanwhile,electronic dictionaries are time-saving. They save
students from turning pages over to find the word.Instead, they only need to key in the word and the
meaning will appear on the screen. Considering all the above factors,no wonder more and more students
are using electronic dictionaries nowadays.
Section B
Readinq skills
1. F. It is basically factual that the value of youth enabled people to make money.
2. F. It states a fact that what manufacturers claim has caused worries from doctors.
3. F. It is basically factual that a woman was doubtful about the effect of Imedeen before.
4. F. It is basically factual that a doctor questions the methods used in the study.
5. O. From "it is difficult to..." we know it is an opinion.
Comprehension of the text
1.F 2.T 3.T 4.F 5.F 6.F 7.T 8.T
1. appeal 2. nutrition 3. denied 4. ingredients 5. stimulated
6. perceived 7. accelerate 8. controversy 9. extracts 10. ridiculous
Exercises on Web course only:
11. renew 12. multiply 13. utilized 14. demonstrate
1. look into 2. poured out 3. beat back 4. When it comes to
5. have to do with 6. specialize in 7. was tied up with 8. symbolic of
9. do the trick 10. attached (great) importance to
unit 9
Section A
1. violated 2. delicate 3. contended 4. invasion 5. illustration
6. attendance 7. concessions 8. unique 9. contemplated 10. excess
11. banned 12. symbol 13. figured 14 assemble
1. made some concessions 2. putting…before 3. be untroubled about
4. take it to court
5. came into service 6.in response to 7. rather than 8. focused … on
9. it depends 10. In a flash
1.L 2.J 3.E 4.I 5.D 6.N 7.B 8.O 9.A 10.G
Collocation .
1. calming 2. long-term 3. negative 4. destructive 5. marginal
6. harmful 7. disastrous 8. emotional 9. similar 10. stimulating
Word Building
1. endurance 2. tolerance 3. defiance 4. attendance
5. acceptance 6. admittance 7. Reliance 8. Observance
1. unanimous 2. unify 3. unicycle 4. unique
5. uniform 6. unite 7. union 8. unity
1. 尽管他们做出了巨大的努力,但目前为止,博物馆每天的参观者仍然 还是很少。(for all; so far)
For all their great efforts, the museum's daily attendance has so far still been very low.
2. 作为对政府检查员批评的回应,公司改变了一些做法,而不是放弃自 己的规定。(in response to; rather than)
In response to criticism by government inspectors, the company changed some of its practices rather than gave up its rules.
3. 警方提醒乘客,不要将钱和贵重物品放在提包里,以防被盗。 (warn against)
The police warned the passengers against putting money and precious things in bags lest they should be stolen.
4. 调查应集中于父母和孩子们如何看待学校满足他们需求的那些办 法。(focus on)
Surveys ought to focus on how parents and children perceive the ways in which the school satisfies their needs.
5. 一瞬间,特斯(Tess)由一个天真的女孩变成了一个成熟、受过 良好教育的女子。 (in a flash)
In a flash, Tess changed from an innocent girl to a mature and well-educated woman.
6. 我能证实200列新火车正在制造中,第一批将在今年五月投入运营 。 (come into service)
I can confirm that 200 new trains are being manufactured and that the first of those trains will come into service in May this year.

1. For all their explanations, the union still believed the company's dress and appearance code offends individual liberty and violates the labor law.
尽管他们做了解释,工会仍然认为公司的着装规定侵犯了个人自由, 也违反了劳工法。
2. Management has granted a 10% pay rise in response to union pressure but refused to make any further concession.
在工会的压力下,资方已同意提高10%的薪酬,但是拒绝做出进一步 的让步。
3. We can reform our public health care system, which still gives us, for all its flaws, the best health care in the world.
我们可以改革我们的公共卫生医疗体系,该体系虽然有缺陷,但仍为 我们提供了世界上最好的卫生保健服务。
4. If he has the money and no good excuse for not paying what he owes you, the only solution may be to take him to court.
如果他有钱,而且没有充足的理由不偿还欠你的钱,那将他告上法庭 也许是唯一的解决办法了。
5. Efforts to resolve the conflict in the Middle East, which has caused more than 100 deaths since February of last year, have so far been fruitless.
直到目前,解决中东冲突的各项努力都没有任何成效;中东冲突自去 年二月以来,已造成100多人死亡。
6. In this chapter we focus on how to arrange your gathered material in the form of an argument.
unit 10
Section A
1. incorporate 2. triggered 3. perspectives 4. cultivating 5. confine 6. capacity 7. Controversial 8. consciousness 9. recommend10. application
11. sort 12. maturity 13. mechanisms 14 adaptive
1. to 2. at 3. to 4. aside 5. to 6. on/onpon 7. through 8. of 9. of 10. in
1.F 2.J 3.G 4.D 5.M 6.A 7.K 8.C 9.O 10.H
Collocation .
1. constant 2. enormous 3. blood 4. intense 5. work6. economic 7. international 8. personal 9. external 10.military
Word Building
1. multicolored 2. multicultural 3. multimedia 4. multinational
5.multidimensional 6. multimillion 7. multiparty 8.
1. semi-permanent 2. semi-final 3. semi-automatic 4. semi-detached
5. semi-darkness 6. semi-official 7. semi-skilled 8. semi-retired
sentence structure
1. 无论你的智商有多高,你的看法都受到个人经历的局限,因此要学会吸纳他人有用的观点。(no matter...)
No matter how high your IQ is, your view is limited by the
experience you have had and so you should learn to incorporate the useful perspectives of others.
2. 这个游戏非常有趣,他们谁也没有注意到时间的流逝。(Use inverted order of "so... that...";take note of)
So interesting was the game that none of them took note of the passage of time.
3. 我一直在整理这些旧文件,看看哪些有用,哪些需要扔掉。(sort through)
I've been sorting through these old documents to see which are useful and which can be thrown away.
4. 随着年龄越来越大,你应该考虑未来的计划。(reflect on)
As you get older you should reflect on future plans.
5. 他在演出中的亮相简直是个轰动。(nothing less than)
His appearance in the show was nothing less than a sensation.
6. 他们每个月都从工资中留出一笔钱,用于孩子将来的教育。(set aside)
Every month they set aside a particular amount of money from their salary for the sake of their kid's education in the future.
1. No matter how promising your situation, or how creative you can be, hard work is always essential to your success.
2. So strong are his first impressions that sometimes they defy revision even when many other people think differently.
3. Our aim is nothing less than to make China the best trained and educated nation in Asia.
4. On international relations China would continue to develop relations with foreign countries in seeking a favorable international environment for its reform and to make contributions to world peace and development.
5. I'll keep at it—whatever the challenges might be—and never give up until I achieve success.
6. The latest research seems to imply that without the software of emotional maturity and self-knowledge, the hardware of academic training alone is worth less and less.
1 .B 2. A 3. C 4. A 5.D 6.C 7.B 8.A 9. D 10. C
11,A 12.D 13.C 14.B 15.C 16.D 17.D 18.C 19.A 20.B


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