Happiness, according to Prof. Smith, is the ability to make the most of what you have.
How did you manage to persuade these students to take the speed-reading course?
You'd better keep the book where your 15-year-old son can't get his hands on it.
She asked her students to think for themselves rather than telling them what to think
High-achieving students do not necessarily put in more time on their studies than their lower-scoring classmates
A very curious boy, Tom is interested not only in whats but also in whys and hows
Working hard is important, but knowing how to make the most of one's abilities counts for much more
The story was so funny that Bill kept laughing all the time while reading it.
It's no simple/easy matter to learn a foreign language well. Even though I have learned English for a few years, I still can't express myself effectively in the language.
I don't want you simply to agree or disagree with me. I need someone who can give me good advice, ideas, and so on
11. 自我们的收音机停止生产后，我们已转产移动电话(mobile phones)。
Since our production of radios came to a halt, we have switched to the
production of mobile phones.
12.在谈及美国英语和英国英语的差别时，他说：“美国和英国毕竟是两个不同的国家。”Referring to the differences between American English and British English, he said, "The United States and Britain are, after all, two different countries."
The driver is responsible for this accident. His car knocked down a tree and
a man on his bike.
Our original plan was to see such famous sights as the Great Wall, the Palace Museum and the Summer Palace in Beijing.
Prof. Smith encourages his students to think for themselves. "I am just as happy," he often says, "even if you challenge me or completely disagree with me."
We called on him to take part in our conversation about pop music, but as soon as he joined in, he introduced a new topic and referred to the NBA finals of the previous week.
All the people present were amazed that the 10-year-old boy was playing the violin so skillfully.
The students broke into loud cheers when they heard that their teacher had fought back from the shadow of death.
Even in her wildest dreams, Mother could never have imagined that her son would become a worldfamous pianist.
As far as I know, all they have to do is come and see the child they want to bring up and fill up a form.
People came one after another to congratulate them on the successful building of another big bridge over the Huangpu River.
After the car accident, Stevie reevaluated his goals in life and decided to pay more attention to the world outside.
As he learned more and more about the world, he finally got tired of going after fame and wealth.
The little girl's songs brought sunshine to the old man and helped him bear the hardships of life.
25.望着老人那张满是皱纹的脸真叫人难过，因为它说明了老人一辈子所经历的一切。It was really sad to watch the old man's wrinkled face, which spoke of all that he had borne/endured in his life.
The recording company had never been so pleased with any singer. For them, Stevie Wonder was a real find.
27.在医生和护士们的帮助下，那位病人恢复得很快，几星期后便再一次地站了起来。With the help of the doctor and the nurses, the patient recovered quickly and in a few weeks was able to stand on his feet once more.
Six years passed, then seven and eight, and nothing was heard of that French artist. It seemed certain that he had left the country for only God knows where.
(conveniences of life)。
They had no running water where they lived. Nor did they have any conveniences of life such as gas and electricity.
Driven by a strong will, Alex finally fulfilled the task he had undertaken.
He was very ill that summer, but as soon as he felt better in the fall, he resumed his writing and finished his last novel in two months.
Sickly and weak as Grandma is, she has taken on all the housework in the family.
He is not content with what he has already got. What a pity he never understands that happiness lies in contentment.
They are Mary's sons Robert and Lawrence. One is named after her father, the other is named after her grandfather.
David is a young writer with a high opinion of himself. He thinks that his writing style is unique and refined. But unfortunately, that is not the case.
You may have different opinions about it, but I hate the idea of urging people to drink, especially at a dinner party.
She is very active in classroom activities. I am sure that she will make a good teacher.
All I want to say is that as individuals we enjoy many different rights but we have no right to do anything harmful to society.
这就是为什么他们不可能或至少很难找到一个两人都喜欢的地方去休假的原因。Robert didn't usually get much exercise during the year, while his wife Mary was on her feet most of the time. That was why it was impossible, or difficult at least, for them to choose a place they both liked for their holiday.
We are prepared to give way a little to them on minor problems, but we will never compromise with them on major questions of principle.