Section A. Learning a Foreign Language
《读写教程I 》:Ex. II, p. 7
1. The kind and patient teacher and her positive method of praising all students often.
2. In junior middle school, his English teacher was kind and patient. He liked to answer questions in class and he made much progress in English. But, in his senior middle school, his teacher punished those who gave wrong answers. He didn ' t want
to answer questions any more in class. As a result, he did not make much progress in English.
3. In college and junior middle school, his English teachers were both patient and kind, but he didn ' t have as many chances to answer questions in college as he did in junior middle school.
4. It requires much time, commitment and discipline to keep up with the flow of the course.
5. Hard work.
6. He could take all the time he needed to consider his ideas and write a reply before posting it on the screen.
7. Learning a foreign language taught him the value of hard work and gave him insights into another culture.
8. He could communicate with many more people than before.
《读写教程I 》:Ex. III, p. 7
《读写教程I 》:Ex. IV, p. 8
《读写教程I 》: Ex. V, p. 8
1. Climbing to the top of the tower, we saw a beautiful sight.
2. Not wanting to meet John there, he refused to attend the party.
3. Turning to the right, you will find a path leading to the cottage.
4. It rained for two weeks, completely ruining our holidays.
5. Staring into space, the small girl felt frustrated at what the teacher asked her.
《读写教程I 》:Ex. VI, p. 8
1. Not only does he easily accept other people ' s opinions, but he is also patient.
2. Not only does she sing beautifully but she also dances wonderfully.
3. Not only did we lose all our money, but we also came close to losing our lives.
4. Not only did we learn the technology through an online course but we also learned to communicate with friends in English.
5. Not only did Smith learn the Chinese language but also bridged the gap between his culture and ours.
《读写教程I 》:Ex. VII, p. 9
1. We can reap a lot from the rewarding experience of communicating with native speakers of English.
2. With the mayor's help, we were at last allowed access to those people who suffered from the traffic accident.
3. Bob and Frank didn ' t get along well with each other. It was embarrassing that they were to work in the same department.
4. As a boy, I used to intimidate my sister into crying by telling her that a wolf was coming.
5. It is not easy to do scientific research; it requires time, energy and money as well as discipline and commitment.
Section BKeys to Successful Online Learning
Comprehension of the Text
《读写教程I 》: Ex. XIV, p. 20
《读写教程I 》: Ex. XV, p. 20
Section A. A Busy Weekday Morning
《读写教程I 》: Ex. II, p. 31
1. Rock music woke up her up.
2. He didn ' t like the music his daughter listened to; he thought it was horrible stuff.
3. No, because she thought the music had a really powerful message.
4. Because her mother or father would bang on the door to rush her.
5. She was going to have a music class because her mother reminded her to take the instrument
6. No. Instead, she thought her mother was bugging her.
7. She was serious and letting her daughter know she was speaking to her as her parent.
8. They suggest that there is a gap between the two generations.
《读写教程I 》: Ex. III, p. 32
《读写教程I 》: Ex. IV, p. 32
《读写教程I 》: Ex. V, p. 32
1. Kate saw her brother Bill as she was getting off the school bus.
2. As she was standing up from her seat, Mother dropped her glass.
3. A policeman fired at the thief as he was bolting out of the house.
4. As she ran to catch the school bus, Sandy thought of her talk with her mother.
5. All the students shouted “ Happy birthday ” to the teacher as he entered the
《读写教程I 》: Ex. VI, p. 33
1. She listened to her favorite rock music while singing along with the words.
2. She was putting on her jeans while asking me to hand her the sweater.
3. He banged on the door while opening it.
4. In the bathroom she put on some makeup while looking in the mirror.
5. The school master looked angrily at the naughty student while talking with his parents.
《读写教程I 》: Ex. VII, p. 33
1. Mr. Finch burst into her room and shouted at her, “ Can't you turn down the music a little
2. I like rock music because it usually has a strong rhythm and a powerful message.
3. As usual, when his parents don ' t like what he wears, they start to bug him.
4. Generation gaps exist in the United States as well as in China.
5. As her mother bugged Sandy much more than before, she argued with her mother a lot more than
Section BParent Talk
Comprehension of the Text
《读写教程I 》: Ex. XIV, p. 43
《读写教程I 》: Ex. XV, p. 43
1. It makes my blood boil when I read about violence among young people.
2. This kind of jeans is old-fashioned now; young people do not like to wear them any more.
3. This computer often freezes. I want to get rid of it.
4. Our youngsters ' way of expressing their identity is different from ours.
5. In America the news is full of stories about teenagers who are in trouble with drugs.
6. On her way to work, Jane was still thinking about / thought about her daughter.
7. Don ' t press your young daughter too hard, or she ' ll drop out of high school.
8. Come and see me in my office after class, and we ' ll talk over your problems.
Section A. A Good Heart to Lean on
《读写教程I 》: Ex. II, p. 57
1. He felt embarrassed to be seen with his father, because his father was severely crippled and very
2. His father always said: “ You set the pace. I will try to adjust to you. ”
3. He means that it is a matter of pride for his father to have almost never missed
a day and have made it to the office even when/if others could not.
4. In very bad weather his father went to work with the help of the writer and his sisters, who would
pull their father through the street on a child ' s wagon with steel runners to the subway station.
5. In an office building on top of a subway station in Manhattan.
6. Having a “ good heart ” is the p roper standard to judge people by, according to the writer
now he is grown up.
7. One example is: when a local baseball team found itself without a manager, he kept it going.
Another example is that he liked to go to dances and parties, although he could just sit and
8. He now feels sorry about having been reluctant to be seen walking together with his crippled and
《读写教程I 》:Ex. III, p. 57
《读写教程I 》:Ex. IV, p. 58
《读写教程I 》: Ex. V, p. 58
1. He borrowed my laptop computer even though I told him not to.
2. It was an exciting game even though no goals were scored.
3. He was treated exactly like all the workers even though he had just joined the company.
4. They gave money to Project Hope even though they themselves were not rich by any standard.
5. There was never enough money to support his family even though he was hard-working and did
two jobs at the same time.
1. Though understanding no Chinese, the American girl was able to communicate with the other
students in her class.
2. Once having left the museum, you must buy another ticket to re-enter.
3. When doing the writing exercise for this course, you should remember that you are writing
according to specific structure.
4. Until finished, the problem was a continuous worry to me.
5. While working at the computer, the young man was listening to music over the radio all the time. 《读写教程I 》: Ex. VII, p. 59
1. Now that you are planning to move to Canada, you must try to adjust to a cold weather.
2. He promised to help us to buy the house, but with a little reluctance.
3. This is an important meeting. Please see to it that you are not late for it.
4. He is an experienced businessman; he has engaged in foreign trade for quite a few years.
5. She urged me to accept the new post, although the job is not very well paid.
Section B. The Right Son at the Right Time
1. They found the man.
2. He reached the airport in time.
3. The old man saw the young man (his son).
4. The young man sat by the old man the whole night.
5. A message came saying the real son was arriving.
Comprehension of the Text
《读写教程I 》: Ex. XIV, p. 69
《读写教程I 》: Ex. XV, p. 69
1. The government has called for an immediate examination of the activities of the
2. We used medicine and in a few minutes Mrs. Johnson suddenly came to.
3. My father has a huge lot of magazines to which I return now and then.
4. Whatever your reason, I shall hold to my idea that people should be allowed to have private lives.
5. To our surprise the stranger turned out to be an old friend of my mother ' s.
6. He's not in the office; he's now on his way to London for a meeting.
7. When setting out on a long walk, always wear suitable shoes.
8. He was too disappointed by this lack of success to try again.
Section A. How to Make a Good Impression
《读写教程I 》: Ex. II, p.79
1. Weshow our true feelings through unspoken communication, i.e. through our eyes, faces, bodies
2. We can use such good qualities as physical appearance, energy, rate of speech, pitch and tone of
voice, gestures, expression through the eyes, and the ability to hold the interest of other people.
3. These books advise us to stride into a room and impress others with our qualities, to greet them
with “ power handshakes” , and to fix our eyes on the other person, which is often viewed as strange and sometimes offensive.
4. We should never change from one situation to another, whether we are having a conversation, or
addressing a garden club, or being interviewed for a job.
5. He means that what they say does not match the way they look or what they do.
6. The author believes that, if you agreed these are similar, you would keep your eyes on the lion,
and would not look at your feet or at the ceiling.
7. Look at those in the room and give a natural smile.
8. He believes that it is we who can be ourselves at our best, not anyone else.
《读写教程I 》: Ex. III, p.79
《读写教程I 》: Ex. IV, p.80
1. are committed to
2. takes; seriously
3. absorbed in
4. focus on
5. made up his mind