Unit 1 XI
No matter how experienced a speaker you are, and how well you have prepared your speech, you will have difficulty making a speech at such a noisy reception.
Just as all his sister’s friends cared about him, Jimmy cared about them.
Car manufacturers stamp a vehicle identification number at several places on new cars to help track down stolen vehicles.
If you dare tell on me when the teacher gets back I won’t say a word to you any more. 有些老年5 人愿意独自过日子，但大多数老人选择和儿女一起生活。
Some elderly people prefer to live on their own while the great majority choose to live with their children.
Here is something that needs to be reckoned with: how to get the necessary finances to establish the company.
Unit 2 XI
The defendant, a woman of only 30, kept insisting on her own innocence.
All tings considered, dates, beans and some leafy green vegetables are the best sources of iron.
No beverages are served with meals because they interfere with digestion.
Taking the popularity of the region into consideration, it is advisable to book hotels in advance.
If you have a feeling of wanting to throw up after taking this drug, stop taking it immediately and consult your doctors as soon as possible.
Summing up the discussion, he said both parties should consider the most effective way to solve the problem.
Unit 3 XI
1 在思维方面，与他的行为一样，他是非常传统的。In his thinking, as in his behavior, he is very traditional.
Once the teachers agree to accept the new teaching program, they have to face the strain it puts on them.
In the long run, it is worthwhile to pursue one’s study after graduating from university instead of going to work directly.
As the school operates on the Character First principle, moral values and academic achievements are stressed equally.
It is said that the meeting, which is scheduled to be held this month, will be put off till next month.
The school sees its job as preparing its students for life by cultivating a comprehensive set of principles that can benefit all of them.
Unit 4 XI
1 从个方面考虑，这座城市都是世界上最令人激动的城市。Everything considered, this city is the world’s most exciting city.
Though with no approval from his parents, he went ahead with his plan to study abroad.
The bridge was named after the hero who gave his life for the cause of people.
It is said that the painter used his mother as the model in the painting whose face represented suffering yet strength.
5 这位作家于1950年因出版一本小说而一举成名，小说的灵感来自于他和一位姑娘在农场的经历。The writer instantly rose to fame in 1950 with the publication of a novel inspired by his experience with a girl on a farm.
6 有个故事说，US是“山姆大叔”的缩写，“山姆大叔”原名叫山姆、威尔逊，他曾和一名男子一起工作，这名男子和美国政府签定了一份合同，给军队提供肉食。One story says that “US”was short for “Uncle Sam”whose real name was Sam Wilson, who had once worked with a man who had signed a contract with the government to provide meat to the US Army.
Unit 5 XI
Not until he saw his mother dying in bed, did he realize how much he loved her.
Taking into account of his recent physical condition, I think he has done quite well in the exam.
Mrs. Clark lies in bed motionless, and I wondered briefly if she is still alive.
The building was darkened except for a single light burning in a third-storey window.
These soldiers have received very strict training and are well equipped to fulfill the new task.
He reached for the phone, picked it up, and dialed the hotel’s number.
Unit 6 XI
We should try our best to forecast earthquakes so that destruction of property caused by them could be prevented as much as possible.
A farmer noticed large schools of fish swimming near the surface of the water, which, he said, indicated the possible occurrence of an earthquake.
Keep an English-English dictionary handy, and when you cannot understand a word with accuracy, you may refer to it any time.
If necessary, people who live in the area where an earthquake is about to occur may sleep in tents.
A master’s degree does make a great difference to a student who wants to get a job.
In addition to the knowledge about earthquakes, the book tells us how to prepare for them.