1.In life, our stupidest course of action is to cling too much to what we have and refuse to let go.
2.I am willing to work in the IT industry, but have no idea how to go about it.
3.Many people are aware of the importance of living in harmony with nature.
4.Problems like the generation gap cannot be swept under the carpet.
5.I never did understand what was eating away at her.
6. He has been at peace with the world all his life.
7. He did not speak out what he thought. For one thing, she might not understand. For another, he was afraid that she might not forgive him.
8. As years rolled by, he became increasingly interested in Chinese culture.
1.Such a sight always moves me and sets me thinking.
2.Stop blaming her——you’d have done the same thing under similar circumstances.
3.We should be appreciative of what we have instead of taking everything for granted.
4.He may promise to change, but it’s the same old story of saying one thing and doing another.
5.I racked my brains about how to break the terrible news to him.
6.It will be impossible for me to repay my parents for everything they have done for me.
7.For now, it remains to me to thank you once more for joining us and wish you good luck in
8.I said right from the beginning that he would cause us trouble.
1.Rumor has it that his new book is based on a true story about a family in a small Tennessee
2.He teaches in a middle school, but he does some translation work on the side to bring in extra
3.It’s good to be confident, but there is a difference between self-confidence and conceit.
4.Only those who stick it out can achieve success. Those who give up halfway will never realize
5. A true hero has courage, a noble purpose and a willingness to make sacrifices.
6.Anyone who picks up this novel and reads the first paragraph will be hard pressed to put it
7.In a sense, life is like swimming; I you keep holding on to the sides of the pool, you will never
8.The future of a nation depends in a large measure upon the quality of education and training. Unit four
1.Only those who have lived through a similar experience can fully appreciate this.
2.Scientists have been hard pressed to figure out how these particles form and interact with one
3.I’d like to express my special thanks to everyone who has contributed over the years in one
way or another.
4.The individual success of the employees in a team environment results in success for the
5.The war, although successful in military teams, left the company almost in ruins.
6.He decided to channel his energies into something useful, instead of sitting in front of the TV
set all day long.
7.There is a difference between strength and courage. It takes strength to survive. It takes
courage to live.
8.She was by nature a very affectionate person, always ready to give a helping hand to others. Unit five
1.He consults for our company and we often consult him when we encounter problems in our
2.Don’t try to cheat---you’ll never get away with it.
3.My father is always optimistic, regardless of the difficulties that he may face. He is a positive
role model for us.
4.The novel describes the ups and downs of a big family during China’s 1920s and 1930s.
5.It is not enough to act in good faith. We also need to act reasonably.
6.You may score good marks by burning the midnight oil before the exams, but in the long run
you have to study hard every day to achieve academic excellence.
7.Don’t stare at the computer screen for too long. Raise your eyes once in a while and look into
8.It’s to your advantage to learn from the mistakes of others.
1.It is only by trial and error that we learn and make progress.
2.You should know that the education of the heart is very important. It will distinguish you from
3. A person who strives for perfection tends to have a low threshold of pain. Things around
4.They regard honesty as a matter of principle and they are willing to sacrifice everything for its
5.People judge you by the company you keep. You are inviting trouble if you get into bad
6.Speaking your mind without regard to others people’s feelings is not a virtue.
7.Her sensitivity exposes her to more suffering and pain than ordinary people can imagine.
8.We must awaken people to the need to protect our environment.