8B Unit 7
site n. 建筑工地construction site
e.g. Protective helmets must be worn on site. 在工地必须戴防护帽 。
narrow adj. 狭窄的;狭隘的
e.g. The bridge is too narrow for two cars to pass. 这桥太窄,并排通不过两辆车 。
【知识拓展】narrow的反义词是wide widen (v.)
e.g. The stream is too wide for me to jump across. 这条溪流太宽了,我跳不过去。
pleased adj. 高兴的;满意的例如:
The teacher was very pleased to see his students again after being away from them for forty years.
【词组】:be pleased with (对……)感到高兴,满意= be satisfied with…
Everybody in his family seems to be pleased with the new house. 他家每一个人看起来对新房子都很满意 。【知识拓展】pleasure n. 愉快;快乐pleasant a. 令人愉快的pleasant weather
e.g. His grandchildren afforded him his greatest pleasure in his old age.
attention n. 注意;专心;留心;注意力
e.g. Small children have a very short attention span. 幼儿的注意力持续时间很短 。
【同根词】:attend v. 出席;照顾attend school/ a meeting
~ to sb. 照顾某人
alone adv.独自;adj. 独自的
e.g. I don’t like going out at night alone.
e.g. Finally the two of us were alone together.
lonely表示“寂寞的”,可说明人,也可说明life, days, years.可用作表语或定语.
e.g. He has been very lonely since his wife left him.
a lonely(孤单的) traveler a lonely(荒凉的) island
pretend v.假装pretend to do sth 假装做某事
e.g. He pretended to his family that everything was fine.
I’ve received a gift from him, but I’m not going to accept it.我收到了他送的礼物,但是我不准备接受 。【词义辨析】:accept, receive
1. accept 意思是“接受”,指经过考,由主管意志决定接受,动作者本身是主动的 。
He couldn’t accept our suggestions but our gifts.他不能接受我们的建议,但接受了我们的礼品 。
2. receive 意思是:“接到”,指收到某物这动作,本身有一定的被动性,不包含本身是否愿意接受的意思 。
He did not receive a good education at university. 他没有受过良好的大学教育 。
【同根词】:acceptance n. 接受,承诺,赞同acceptable adj.可接受的
【反义词】:reject v. 拒绝接受refuse v. 拒绝
The army doctors rejected him, would not accept him as medically fit.
fair adj. 平等待人的;公正的例如:
It was not fair for him to get so little money. 他得到这么少的钱是不公平的。
【反义词】:unfair adj. 不公平的例如:
The government has passed laws to prevent unfair competition. 政府已通过法律来防止不公平竞争 。
patient adj. 有耐心的例如:
She is so kind and always patient with those naughty children.
【同根词】:patient; impatient; patience
As a nursery te acher, you mustn’t be impatient with the children.作为幼儿园教师,你不该对孩子急躁。
I have no patience with him again. 我对他不再有耐心了 。
at work 在工作
They kept hard at work last week and went to the forest park for a barbecue to relax.
on one’s own 独立地(近义词:alone adv. 独自)
Li Ming has made many decisions on his own. 李明独自作出了许多决定 。
thank goodness 谢天谢地
Thank goodness! I didn’t lose my ticket. It’s in my pocket. 谢天谢地!我的票没丢,在我口袋里。
feel like 想做某事
I am going make some coffee. Do you feel like a cup? 我要煮些咖啡,你要来一杯吗?
I. Fill in the blanks with the given words in their proper forms.
1.My aunt bought a new dress for me. I'm very ___________________ (please) with it.
2.Was it (real) cheerful to ask him to do all the work?
3.Look at the two buildings beside the square. The ___________________ (high) one is Building B.
4.The young man works as a helper on many building __________________ (site).
5.Mary Shelley was a famous Romantic __________________ ( poem).
6.Of all the countries in Europe, many people think ________ is the most romantic one. (French)
7.Have you been to the Tower Bridge? It’s a famous ________ in the city of London. (attract)
8.The newly-built Changjiang tunnel-bridge ________ people in the city centre to get to Chongming
Island in about one and a half hours. (able)
9.The ________ area in the middle of the country develops quickly and the farmers are living a better
life now. (agriculture)
10.You must visit the mountain regions in that country, for the ________ views are really wonderful.
11.Which river is ________, the Yellow River or the Yangtze River? (narrow)
12.The customer was not ________ with the service, so she had an argument with the waiter. (please)
13.It will be ________ if someone gets to know the topic before the oral test begins. (fair)
14.Chanel (香奈儿) is one of the ________ among the perfume brand. (lead)
15.Ms White never seems ________. She always answers every question carefully. (patient)。