f: What's the matter, Luke? You look stressed out.
m: I'm under a lot of pressure at work.
f: You need a long vacation.
m: I know, but I really don't have the time
you need to do it.
i need your help.
you need to learn English.
vacation: on vacation
where's Peter? i haven't seen him for ages.
well, he is on vacation somewhere.
he is vacationing.
he is on vacation in Thailand.
he is vacationing in Thailand.
stressd out= under tress
he is stressed out. = he is under stress.
what's the matter ?
he is crying, what's the matter with him? / what's wrong with him?
there's nothing wrong (the matter) with him.
why is he crying ?there must be something wrong (the matter) with him.
don't worry. there's nothing wrong (the matter) with him.
he is at work.
he is at rest now.
let's take a rest.
i feel tired, i should take a rest.
what time is it by your watch? / what time do you have?
it's 8 by my watch.
my watch says 8.
1. Babe is getting better and better.
his english is getting worse and worse.
his english is getting better and better.
he is getting worse and worse.
Babe is getting taller and taller.
2. Rage is getting more and more intelligent everyday.
he is more intelligent than David.
he has become a good student./ boy.
he has become very good.
you should do the work carefully. /with care.
he is becoming quicker and quicker.
he does work more quickly than i.
3.Gorger studies very hard, he , therefore, has good grades.
Gorger studies very hard, as a result , he has good grades.
he studies hard , so his academic performance is good.
he studies hard , so he does well in his studies.
4.i like to read books. i don't , however, like love stories.
i like to read books. i , however, don't like love stories.
i like to read books. however , i don't like love stories.
5. those who are hard worker are also successful.
6. Kanny is crying again, what's wrong with her this time?
Australia is a unique country.
it's the world's largest island , but it's also the world's smallest continent.
in fact Australia is the only country that is also a continent.
it's about the size of the United States,but it has a population of only 16.5 million.
if it sounds like an interesting place to visit, that's because it is.
failure is the mother of success.
Australia failure value w (注意发音)
her way of dealing wit this problem is unique.
he is the only one that knows the answer.
he is the only one/ person that i respect.
it is the size of ...:= as large as:
his head is (about) the size of a watermelon.= his head is as large as a watermelon.
this table is the size of that one.
it's about the size of the United States.=it's as large as the United States.
the city has a population of 2 million.
how large is the population of the city?
what's the population of the city?
sound smell taste look feel 感官动词
it smells good.
it tastes bitter.
it feels silky.
it sounds great.
she looks beautiful.
it looks like a rat.
it sounds like a good idea.
1. Paul is the only boy in our class that is from nanjing.
Chinese food is the only kind of food that Marry likes.
2. if they look like intelligent children, that's because they are.
that balleter looks graceful when she dances.
that piece of cloth feels like silk.
computers are becoming a part of our everyday life.
in fact, they are almost every where.
in many countries, more and more companies are replacing people with computers.
telephone companies are no exception.
when making a long distant call on a pay phone in America ,you will no longer talk to an operator.instead, a computer will answer.it will tell you what to do.
on wonder, people say that computers are taking over the world.
a part of:
jogging has become a park of my everyday life.
i jog every morning.
everyday & every day:
that's my everyday life.
he goes to school every day.
in fact = as a matter of fact:
he is not nice, in fact he is very bad.
he is not nice, as a matter of fact he is very bad.
John is lazy, he is not competent for his job.
the boss is planning to replace him with David.
he is (not) competent for the job.
cut out for the job (被动) 胜任的，合适的
i like John, John works very hard, he is cut out for his job.he is competent for his job.
John is competent for the job.
John is cut out for the job.
everybody should do it! Peter is no exception.
everybody should go out, you are no exception.
you are an exception.
when ..ing...,----- while if once though
when i am free ,i will help you.
when (being) free,i'll help you.
while i was writing a letter, i was singing.
while writing a letter, i was singing.
though i am tired, i will help you.
though tired, i will help you.
he is no longer here.
he is not nice, instead ,he is bad.
he studies hard, on wonder his teacher likes him.
f: this is the operator.is mr. Ken Wang there, please?
m: yes. this is he.
f: i have a collect call from England.
m: who is calling?
f: it's a mr. John Smith. do you accept charges?
f: hold on ,please.
i am Peter Lai,nice to meet you.
this is Peter Lai, i'd like to talk to John Smith.( 电话用语)
this is Peter Lai,is John Smith/ Marry there, please?( 电话用语)
yes. this is he./ yes. this is he speaking. ( 电话用语)
hello! this is this is Peter Lai,is Marry there, please?( 电话用语)
yes, this is she.( 电话用语)
hello! this is this is Peter Lai,is John Smith there, please?( 电话用语)
yes, this is he.( 电话用语)
collect call 由对方付费的电话
i collect stamps.
operator, i'd like to make a collect call to China, please.
you can call me collect.你可以打电话给我，由我来付钱=you can make a collect call to me.
it's a mr. John Smith: 表示不确定的
mr. John Smith is coming this afternoon.（确定）
what's the charge?
free of charge:
there's a park in my neighborhood.
you may park your car here.
don't park your car in the park.
the parking here is free of charge.
the parking here is free.
this is Peter Lai,is John Smith/ Marry there, please?( 电话用语)
hold on, please. (电话用语)
1. we love to listen to the football game on the radio.
i talked to her on the phone for two hours.
i heard you on the radio last night.
i saw you on TV.
2.when unhappy, she cried.
3.i want to buy a TV, however, the TV (which) i want is very expensive.
i have a book. the book is good.
i have a car. the car is old.
4.if tired, you should take a rest.
i feel tired, i need to take a rest.
5. while working, he whistles.
6. Bill gave Fred a collect call .
this sentence means Fred will pay for the call.
the teachings of Confucious（孔夫子） tell us to be humble (谦虚的) .
people should not think too highly of themselves.
on matter how great one is,there's always someone greater.
therefore, we should alway be humble in our words and actions.
we should always remember the saying: pride comes before a fall.
i believe in the teachings of confucious.
believe (相信) & believe in (信仰)
he told that he was poor.
father told me to study hard.
father told me to finish the work by five.
modest = humble
he is modest. = he is not arrogant.
the man is arrogant, that's why he has few friends.
he is arrogant ,no wonder he has few friends.
think highly of:
we think highly of him, because he is nice.
we think highly of him, because he is a man of his word.(言而有信)
we look down upon him, because he tells lies.
no matter how...= however
it's very hot today.
he studies very hard.
no matter how beautiful she is, i don't like her.
no matter how hard you try ,you will not success.
on matter how great one is,there's always someone greater.= however great one is,there's always someone greater.
he is nice, however, i don't like him.
i take pride in his performance.
i am proud of his performance.
1.no matter how/ however clever you think you are, there's always some one more clever./cleverer.
no matter how / however hard you try to beat me, you will lose.
2. as a result, we should always be polite to our teachers.
for that reason, we ought to be thoughtful and kind to others.
so we ought to respect our parents.
m: congratuations on your promotion, sheila.
f: thanks. but it's nothing.
m: don't be so humble.
f: well, in fact, i am a bit proud of myself.
please give my best regards to your father.
please remember me to your father.
-i passed my exam.
-congratulations on passing the exam.
congratulations ON beating John on the contest.
he was promoted head of the department(系主任).
he was promoted class leader(班长).
he was promoted manager.
i've heard you won the championship.
thanks, but it's nothing.
it's a bit cold today.
it's a little bit cold today.
it's a little cold today.
1. no matter how difficult the test is , Nancy always does well.
test(测验,小考) exam(大考) quiz(小考,抽考)
i will take 2 tests tomorrow.
i will take the exam the day after tomorrow.
i have too many quizs to take.
he did well on the examanation.
he did well in the speech contest.
2. whatever (no matter what) he does, he always does a good jobl.
no matter how nice he is, i don't like him.
whatever happens, i will support you.
whenever i see him, i feel happy.
3. however fast he swims, i can swim faster.
4. whenever i ride my bicycle, i feel happy.
5. you play the piano very well, therefore, i think you should study music in university.