Ian:I thought we were going to relax and have a good time tonight. Sam:I'd like to, but I don't want to disturb Ann. Ian: How long has she been like this? Sam:She hasn't left her room for two weeks. I'm worried about her. Ian:You're her twin brother. You can think of something to help her out. Sam:Ever since she was little, she's gotten this way before exams. It's hopeless to change her. Ian: What was that noise? Sam: It couldn't be. She's coming out!
Kodak, the world's largest maker of photographic film, last week cut earnings forecasts by more than half. Depressed sales in the US and Europe resulted from a "more competitive pricing environment" and the increasing popularity of digital photography. Kodak said economic weakness, reduced tourism and the geopolitical mess will continue to affect sales and earnings for the rest of the year.
（三）基本句型（Basic Sentence Patterns）：英语中千变万化的句子归根结底都是由以下五种基本句型组合、扩展、变化而来的： 1）主 + 动（SV）例如： I work. 我工作。 2）主 + 动 + 表（SVP）例如： John is busy. 约翰忙。 3）主 + 动 + 宾（SVO）例如： She studies English. 她学英语。 4）主 + 动 + 宾 + 补（SVOC）例如： Time would prove me right. 时间会证明我是对的。 5）主 + 动 + 间宾 + 直宾（SVOiOd）例如： My mother made me a new dress. 我母亲给我做了一件新衣裳。