III. 1. rewarding 2. communicate 3. access 4. embarrassing 5. positive 6. commitment 7. virtual 8. benefits 9. minimum 10. opportunities
IV. 1. up 2. into 3. from 4. with 5. to 6. up 7. of 8. in 9. for 10.with
V. 1.G 2.B 3.E 4.I 5.H 6.K 7.M 8.O 9.F 10.C
1. Universities in the east are better equipped, while those in the west are relatively poor.
2. Allan Clark kept talking the price up, while Wilkinson kept knocking it down.
3. The husband spent all his money drinking, while his wife saved all hers for the family.
4. Some guests spoke pleasantly and behaved politely, while others wee insulting and impolite.
5. Outwardly Sara was friendly towards all those concerned, while inwardly she was angry.
1. Not only did Mr. Smith learn the Chinese language, but he also bridged the gap between his culture and ours.
2. Not only did we learn the technology through the online course, but we also learned to communicate with friends in English.
3. Not only did we lose all our money, but we also came close to losing our lives.
4. Not only do the workers want a pay increase, but they also want reduced working hours.
5. Not only is the house expensive, but it is also too far away from my company.
1. Not only can students choose when and where to learn for an online course, but they can also take time to think through answers before making a reply.
2. She is excited by the idea of online learning while be considers it meaningless and useless.
3. Communicating with native English speakers is a very rewarding experience from which we can learn a lot.
4. Today, more and more people have access to the Internet through which they look for the information they need.
5. He wants her to give up working and stay home to look after the children. She feels, however, that this is too much for her.
6. Now that we have finished the course, we shall start doing more revision work.
1. B 2.A 3.B 4.B 5.C 6,C 7.B 8.A 9.a 10.B 11.A 12.A 13.B 14.A 15.B
XII. I am proud to say that I succeeded in learning a foreign language. It was a real challenge and, needless to say, it took a lot of practice. I carried a small dictionary with me everywhere I went as well as a notebook in which I listed new words I came across. I also managed my time carefully so that I met the standards of the course and finished assignments on time. After years of persistence, I reaped the benefits of all my hard work.
1. 1.C 2.B 3.D 4. A 5. B
Comprehension of the Text
1.C 2.A 3.B 4.C 5.D 6.B 7.C 8.D
1. community 2. effective 3. unique 4. committed 5. reinforce 6. perspective 7. explicit 8. challenge 9. hindered 10. arose
1. for 2. with 3. on 4. on 5. on 6. of 7. in 8. up 9. of 10.In
1. appeals 2. identity 3. concern 4. disgusting 5. upset 6. influence 7. offensive 8. burst 9. stuff 10. thorough
1. off/ down 2. off 3. as 4. on 5. for 6. on/upon 7. to 8. over 9. in 10.of
V. 1.H 2.F 3.D 4.K 5.B 6.C 7.L 8.I 9.O 10. N
1. Kate saw her brother Bill as she was getting off the school bus. Or: As she was getting off the school bus, Kate saw her brother Bill.
2. As she was standing up from he seat, mother dropped the glass to the ground. Or: Mother dropped the glass to the ground as she was standing up from her seat.
3. A policeman fired at a thief as the thief was bolting out of the house. Or: As the thief was bolting out of the house, a policeman fired at him.
4. As she ran to catch the school bus, Sandy thought of her talk with her mother. Or: Sandy thought of he talk with her mother as she ran to catch the school bus.
5. As the teacher entered the classroom, all the students shouted “Happy birthday” to him. Or: All the students shouted “Happy Birthday” to him as the teacher entered the classroom.
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 schoolmaster shot an angry glance at the naughty first grader while talking with his parents.
1. As she was about to turn off the music, her father burst into he room and shouted at her, “Can’t you turn down the music a little bit?”
2. the owner of the bar kept watching the girl dancing while pretending not to.
3. Rock music appealed to Sandy so much that she turned it up, paying no attention to her father’s objection.
4. As usual, when his parents don’t like what he wears, they start bugging him.
5. At the meeting they discussed how to keep the lines of communication open between teachers and students.
6. It makes my blood boil to think of these young boys and girls who are forced by their parents to beg for money along the streets.
1. B 2.B 3.A 4.A 5.A 6.A 7.A 8.B 9.C 10.B 11.A 12.A 13.A 14.C 15.A 16.C 17.B 18.A 19.A 20.C
XII. The first thing you should do t make tea is to boil water. While waiting for it to boil, you can get your teapot out and put the right amount of tea leaves into it. When the water has come to boil, pour it into the teapot. Then wait for a few minutes to let the leaves steep. Next? Enjoy the tea.
I. 1.F 2.F 3.O 4.O 5.F plus O 6.O 7.O 8.O
Comprehension of the Text
II. 1.C 2.A 3.B 4.D 5.D 6.C 7.B 8.A
1. entitled 2. ruin 3. evaluate 4. trend 5. attitude 6. tend 7. curiosity 8. applying 9. response 10. concept
1. to 2. in 3. between 4.about 5. across 6.to 7.to 8.in 9.to 10.for