Mrs. Smith complained to me that she often found it simply impossible to communicate with her 16-year-old daughter.
2) 我坚信，阅读简写的(simplified) 英文小说是扩大我们词汇量的一种轻松愉快的方法。
I firmly believe that reading simplified English novels is an easy and enjoyable way of enlarging our vocabulary.
3) 我认为我们在保护环境不受污染(pollution) 方面还做得不够。
I don’t think we’re doing enough to protect our environment from pollution.
In addition to/Apart from writing compositions on a weekly basis, our English teacher assigned us eight books to read during the summer vacation.
We’ve learned from reliable sources that a native English speaker is going to teach us spok en English next term/semester.
Seeing English movies on a regular basis will not only improve your ear, but will also help you build your speaking skills.
If you have any question s about these learning strategies, please feel free to ask me. And I’ll explain them in greater detail.
The Canadian girl is good at seizing every opportunity to speak Chinese. That’s why she has gained a good command of spoken Chinese in less than three years.
Fortunately there was a hospital nearby and we took him there at once.
2) 胜利登上乔治岛(George Island) 后，船长向指挥部(the headquarters) 发了一份无线电报。
After succeeding in landing on George Island, the captain sent a radio message to the headquarters. 3) 他决心继续他的实验，不过这一次他将用另一种方法来做。
He is determined to continue his experiment but this time he'll do it another way.
When she read the novel, she couldn't help thinking of the five years she had spent in the countryside.
Mary thought it difficult to carry out her plan all by herself.
We didn't think he could cover the distance in a quarter of an hour, but he succeeded in doing it.
Even after his doctor told him he had lung cancer, Chichester would not give up his old dream of sailing round the world.
8) 我正忙着做一种新的捕鼠(rats) 装置时，马克走来拖着我出去看花展了。
I was busy making a new device for catching rats when Mark came and dragged me out to a flower show.
That famous actor seemed content to play a minor part in the play.
National Day is round the corner. Let's give our bedroom a thorough clean.
She agreed, very reluctantly, to be operated on by a young doctor.
They've arranged for us to visit the Great Wall tomorrow. I'm sure we'll have a good time there (we'll enjoy ourselves there).
After reading the letter the old man was so disappointed that he tore it into little bits with trembling fingers.
6) 老两口为他们的子感到骄傲，因为他在第28届奥运会上获得了两枚金牌和一枚铜(bronze) 牌。
The old couple were proud of their grandson, who won two gold medals and a bronze at the 28th Olympic Games.
Even if his grandmother could not come to his birthday party, she would send him a lovely present. Tom was sure of that.
It was Mary's twentieth birthday yesterday. Her father sent her a pair of boots. Her mother bought her
a box of chocolates. And her boyfriend brought her a bunch of roses.
Jane picked up a magazine from the bookshelf and started reading here and there at random.
With this letter I enclose some illustrations for the story.
The ancient building was enclosed by a high wall.
4) 格林大夫忙着研制一种治艾滋病(AIDS) 的药物，但从下月起他就能安排时间在星期一上午看二十个左右的病人了。
Dr. Green is busy working on a cure for AIDS, but from next month on he'll be able to fit in twenty patients or so on Monday morning.
5) 他讲了个故事来说明为什么在详细查看其条款(provisions) 之前决不要在任何合同上签字。
He told a story to illustrate why you should never sign any contract before you have examined its provisions in detail.
She was embarrassed when they kept telling her she had a genius for mathematics.
God knows when that dumb kid of ours is going to graduate from high school.
8) 亨利的最近一部小说和他女儿的第一本书都于三个月前出版，令他们惊讶的是，后者已经售出一百多万册。Henry's latest novel and his daughter's first book were both published three months ago, and to their astonishment, the latter has already sold over a million copies.
It was reported that the building of the railway had been held up by a flood.
The strike resulted in the management's accepting the workers' demands.
The coalminers decided to go on strike for better working conditions.
I'd like very much to buy the English dictionary. Unfortunately, I haven't got enough money on me.
I'd like to talk over with you about the English translation of the article before sending it to Mr. Hobbs.
The foreign expert hopes to achieve all his aims in three years.
What do you think a scientist must do in order to keep up with the latest developments in his field? 8) 作者认为，如果优秀工人经常得到加薪和提拔，他们就会有更大的生产积极性。
The author thinks that if excellent workers get frequent pay increases and promotions, they will have greater incentive to produce.
Gases such as carbon monoxide, emitted by factories and automobiles, have seriously polluted the atmosphere.
The industrial engineer's letter indicates that he doubts the feasibility of the plan.
Many parents in the United States set aside a fund for their children's education before they are born.
I have made sure that her conclusion is based on facts.
The medical team, composed of three doctors and two nurses, set off for the mountain area a few days ago.
The village is named after the high mountain that stands in front of it.
He was ill for about a month, which has really set him back in his studies.
The war that broke out between the North and the South in 1861 is known in history as the American
Book2 Unit1 翻译
Their argument ended when she slammed the door and left without a word.
The guests at the dinner party were slightly surprised at the commanding tone of the American.
Johnny has outgrown the fear of staying at home alone.
4. 当全部乘客都向出口处(exit) 走去时，他却独自留在座位上，好像不愿意离开这架飞机似的。
While all the other passengers made for the exit, he alone remained in his seat as if unwilling to leave the plane.
The letter is to be handed to Dr. Wilson himself.
While she felt like joining in the argument, Nancy was too shy to open her mouth.
What do you think is the likeliest time to find him at home?
8. 猎人一看见有只狐狸从树丛中出现并向他设下(lay) 的陷阱(trap) 方向跑去，脸上顿时闪出了兴奋的表情。The hunter’s face lit up with excitement as soon as he saw a fox emerge from among the bushes and run in the direction of / make for the trap he had laid.
Book2 Unit4 翻译
The little girl ran so fast that she was thrown off balance and fell over / down.
2) 他致力于研究工作的精神(devotion to research) 给我留下了很深印象，但我对他那些深奥的理论丝毫不感兴趣。
I was impressed by his devotion to research but I did not have the slightest interest in his profound theories.
Be sure not to say anything capable of being misunderstood.
I was so bewildered by their conflicting advice that I did not know how to act/what to do.
At first this complicated problem frustrated them, but after thinking it over carefully they finally worked out a solution.
The head of the sports delegation beamed with delight when a young pioneer presented him with a bunch of flowers.
I really don't see why our English teacher should single out our monitor for praise since we have all done quite well this term.
8) 我相信比较高级的| (higher) |动物是由比较低级的|（lower）|动物进化而来|（develop from）|的这一学说。
I believe in the theory that the higher animals developed from the lower ones.
Book2 Unit5 翻译
If the rich countries spent more money on green industries, instead of on building up military machines and nuclear weapons, many of today's widespread pollution problems would gradually disappear.
The burning of coal not only consumes the oxygen in the house but also gives out poisonous gases.
Apparently, finding alternative energy sources is essential to the steady development of our economy.
4) 太阳能电池（solar cell）能吸收并把它变成电。
Solar cells can absorb sunlight and convert it into electricity.
If the temperature on the Earth continues to go up from year to year, the polar ice caps will begin to melt and, in all likelihood, half of the buildings in coastal cities will disappear beneath splashing sea waves.
Because these creatures are small and tend to hide beneath leafy plants, they are not always visible to the naked eye.
As a result of exposure to atomic radiation, he finally collapsed at work.
There is distinct evidence of the connection between heavy pressure of work and some disorders of the body.
Book2 Unit7 翻译
Under the leadership of the local government, the villagers rose to the serious food crisis caused by the floods.
The exhibition is very popular and is attracting a steady stream of visitors.
When Mom came upstairs to check on us kids, I turned over and pretended to be asleep.
4) 对阿姆斯特德来说，向毒贩展开斗争是个挑战。虽然她感到紧不安，但她决心勇敢地面对这些人。Waging a battle against the drug pushers was a challenge to Armstead. She felt rather nervous but she decided to confront them.
The old lady told me to be cautious and not to talk to the guys hanging out on the street corner.
A health organization prompted the local government to raise a three-million-dollar fund for a new hospital.
Opening the door, the man who had set fire to the church found himself confronted by a dozen policemen with guns.
It is reported that the fire which raged for more than two hours started in an abandoned warehouse / store.
Book2 Unit8 翻译
Vast amounts of investment have enabled the economy of the area to grow rapidly.
They launched a campaign to raise money for a new hospital.
Success lies in diligence. Dr. Nolen is a case in point.
Men of high moral standards, they are never to be tempted into taking such expensive gifts.
There are indications that numerous factories are faced with a very difficult situation.
The police arrested the criminal on a charge of armed robbery several hours after they found an important clue to his identity.
Investigation has revealed that retirement tends to cause psychological troubles for some people.
8) 医疗队并没有一味抱怨当地医院较差的工作条件。比如，好几位医生就曾用自己的钱购置了简单的医疗器械。The medical team did more than complain about the relatively poor working conditions at the local hospital. For instance, several doctors bought simple medical instruments with their own money.