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2008-7-17
旺旺英语语音精品报
 
 => 每日单词 
 
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bereave 
(vt.) 使孤寂;使凄凉

The children were bereaved by the death of their parents.
那些失去双亲的孩子是可怜和孤独的。

consecrate 

(vt.) 奉……为神圣;尊崇

This battlefield is consecrated to the memory of the soldiers who died here.
这个战场被视为圣地以纪念死于该处的战士。

 
 
 => 每日短语 


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lose one's temper

发脾气;动怒

Don't lose your temper in front of the class.
别在班上发脾气。

 
 => 每日会话 

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A man walks up
Man: No need. Here, I have two extra quarters. Just take ’em.
Wei: Thanks a lot. Do you come here often?
Man: Every day. I find the sound of the machines soothing.
Wei: And you don't have any clothes to wash?
Man: Nope. I just sit here and read.
Wei: You must see a lot of familiar faces in here.
Man: You can say that again. All walks of life wash the grime off their shirt collars here.

(续上期)

一位男士走来
男士:不用了。拿去,我有两个多出来的两毛五硬币。拿去吧。
小薇:太感谢了。你常来这里吗?
男士:每天。我发现洗衣机的声音非常让人平静。
小薇:你没有衣服要洗?
男士:没有。我就是来这坐着看书。
小薇:你一定在这儿见过不少熟面孔。
男士:没错。各行各业的人都会来这里洗衣服。


重点解说:

★ quarter (n.) 二角五分的硬币
★ soothing (a.) 安慰的,缓和的
★ familiar (a.) 熟悉的
★ You can say that again. 你说得没错。
★ all walks of life 来自各行各业的人
★ grime (n.) 污垢

 
 => 每日背诵小段落 

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Foreign insurance companies are, overall, faring well in the Chinese market and have played an active role in bringing international best practices to the local insurance industry. So far, 36 foreign insurance firms have set up 57 operational entities in China, including 20 life insurers, 14 property insurers and 2 reinsures.

总体来说,外国保险公司在中国市场的表现良好,他们在将国际的最好惯例带入本土保险行业方面扮演着积极的角色。到目前为止,已经有36家外国保险公司在中国设立了57家经营实体,包括了20家人寿保险公司,14家财产保险公司,还有两家再保险公司。

 
 => 简明语法


其他部分倒装

1)  so… that 句型中的so 位于句首时,需倒装。
   So frightened was he that he did not dare to move an inch.

2) 在某些表示祝愿的句型中:
  May you all be happy.

3) 在虚拟语气条件句中从句谓语动词有were, had, should等词,可将if 省略,把 were, had, should 移到主语之前,采取部分倒装。
  Were I you, I would try it again.

典型例题:
1) Not until the early years of the 19th century___ what heat is  
A. man did know  B. man knew  C. didn't man know  D. did man know
答案为D. 否定词Not在句首,要求用部分倒装的句子结构。

2) Not until I began to work ___ how much time I had wasted. 
A. didn't I realize  B. did I realize  C. I didn't realize D. I realize
 答案为B。

3) Do you know Tom bought a new car?
 I don't know, ___.
 A. nor don't I care  B. nor do I care 
 C. I don't care neither D. I don't care also
 解析:答案为B. 句中的nor引出部分倒装结构,表示"也不"。由 so, neither, nor引导的倒装句,表示前一情况的重复出现。其中, so用于肯定句, 而 neither, nor 用在否定句中。



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