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    • 综合英语教程 第三册 Unit 2 Trends 英语系
      • Part One
      • Listening-Centered Activities
      • Key to Exercises
      • 1.D 2. C 3.A 4. D 5. B
      • II. 6.B 7. D 8. A 9. C 10. A
      • III.
      • 11. For many different reasons
      • 12. by rich cultural life
      • 13. traffic is slow and difficult.
      • 14. plenty of money
      • 15. thousands of visitors
      • Part Two
      • Reading_centered Activities
      • Text One
      • Previewing
      • Warm up questions:
      • 1). Can you define the word “ trend ” ?
      • 2). What are the new trends in clothes / hairstyles this year?
      • Background information
      • Elvis Presley:
      • Born January 8, 1935, in East Tupelo, Mississippi, Presley was the son of Gladys and Vernon Presley, a sewing machine operator and a truck driver. Elvis Presley was the first real rock and roll star. A white southerner who singing blues laced with country and country tinged with gospel, Presley brought together music from both sides of the color
      • line. Presley performed this music with a natural hip swiveling sexuality that made him a teen idol and a role model for generations of cool rebels.
    • Key points Words and expressions 1.fashion-wise 2. you name it 3.all in all 4. alternative 5. diverse 6. embody 7. exotic 8.flatter 9. inspire 10. transform 11. visual 12. trend 13.be/ have done with Back
      • Examples of the above key words and expressions:
      • 1. fashion-wise : follow the new trend of fashion.
      • “ -wise” (with n s forming adj s and adv s): in the manner or direction of.
      • e.g. Turn the handle clockwise.
      • to walk crabwise.
      • 2. You name it : (infml) every thing, place, etc you can name or think of.
    • e.g. She can make anything: chairs, tables, cupboards----you name it. Clothes, furniture, books ----you name it , they sell it! 3 . All in all : when every thing is considered . e.g. All in all , it was a lot of fun for everyone who went. His reaction to the doctor’s treatment was, all in all , satisfactory. He has his faults, but all in all he is a conscientious man. 4. Alternative: n. a chance to choose or decide between two or more possible things, courses or action.
      • e.g. You have the alternative of fighting or being taken prisoner.
      • I had no alternative but to walk out.
      • adj. That may be used , had, done instead of another; other
      • e.g. We returned by the alternative road.
      • Have you got an alternative suggestion?
      • 5. Diverse : adj. of different kinds; varied
      • e.g. The wild life in Africa is extremely diverse .
      • People of Europe speak diverse languages.
      • The programme deals with subjects as diverse as pop music and ancient Greek drama.
    • return 6. Embodies: v. express or give visible form to (ideas, feelings, etc.); include or contain sth. The new model embodies the latest refinements. The testimony is embodied in the court record. 7. Exotic : introduced from another country, not native; striking or attractive because unusual. 奇异的;异国风情的 e.g. She travels to all kinds of exotic locations all over the world.
      • 8. Flatter: v. to praise too much or insincerely in order to gain advantage; to make look better or more beautiful.
      • e.g. I guess he was just flattering me.
      • The newspaper wrote about his performance in very flattering terms.
      • The black dress flattered her figure.
      • 9. Inspire sb.with sth / inspire sth in sb : fill sb. with thoughts, feelings or aims
      • e.g. His speech inspired us to try again.
      • You inspired me to greater efforts.
      • A fair and kind employer inspired loyalty.
      • 10 . t ransform : v. completely change the appearance or character of sth./ sb.
      • e.g Water can transform a desert into a garden.
      • Fatherhood transformed him into a more responsible person.
      • 11. Visual: adj. Connected with or used in seeing.
      • e.g. The animals’ visual organs are different from ours.
      • The visual arts include painting and dancing, as opposed to music.
      • 12. Trend: n. general tendency or direction.
      • You seem to have set a new trend .
      • There has been a trend towards simpler styles in women’s dresses.
      • 13. Be / have done with sth / sb. : no longer work at sth or be involved with sb/ sth.
      • e.g. Let’s spend another hour painting and then have done with it.
      • Have you done with the newspaper?
      • 1 . Designers seem to be at their most inventive and visually stunning when producing their spring collection:
      • Designers seem to have the greatest inspiration and are able to design extremely new and attractive styles when producing their spring collection.
      • 当设计师们设计春款系列时, 他们似乎极具创造性和视觉美感。
      Difficult Sentences
      • 2 . This spring, bright, bold, eye-catching colors are your ticket to being the most fashionable gal :
      • This spring, clothes with very bright colors are essential things you need to make yourself the most fashionable girl .
      • 今年春天,亮丽的、醒目的和惹眼的色彩是你成为最时髦的人的窍门。
      • 3. All walks of designers went on an African odyssey this spring:
      • This spring , designers of different styles and from different places designed clothes of similar feature -----wild African style.
      • 4 . Also popular were sequins and metallic embroidery adding dazzle to basic T-shirts, vests, skirts and dresses and show-stopping glamour to eveningwear.
      • 同样流行的还有圆形的闪光金属片以及金属色的刺绣,它们使T恤衫、背心、裙子和长裙增加了眩目效果,并使晚装增添了惊艳四座的魅力。
      • 该句由于主语较长而使用了倒装句型。 adding dazzle to… 是定语,修饰 sequins and metallic embroidery.
      • 5. They stopped just above waist, and were seen in a multitude of bright colors:
      • They just reached above the waist and were available in many different bright colors.
      • 而且它们刚刚齐腰,有很多亮丽的色彩可供选择。
      • 6.    There’s no need for a shopping spree, a few key items or accessories can transform your wardrobe into a spring sensation.
      • You don’t have to buy a lot of clothes; add a few accessories to the clothes you already have and you will look very fashionable .
      • 没有必要疯狂购物,衣物上加些配饰就可以使你的衣橱变得春意盎然。
      • I. Comprehension of the Text
      • 1. The designers seem to be full of creative ideas and are able to design the most attractive clothes in spring.
      • 2. By wearing very bright and eye-catching color clothes.
      • 3. Yes. Big and bold prints are in fashion this spring.
      • 4. Metallic colors are suitable for any skin tone and go with many colors.
      • 5. No. A few key item and accessories will make you look attractive and fashionable.
      • II . Vocabulary
      • 1.flattering 2. tropical
      • 3. revealed 4. alternative
      • 5. Visual 6. transform
      • 7. all in all 8. conservative
      • 9. trend 10. stripes
      • 11. inspired 12. featured
      • III. Translation
      • Task 1
      • Translation ( from English to Chinese )
      • 1. 今年春天,亮丽的、醒目的和惹眼的色彩是你成为最时髦的人的砝码。
      • 2. 历来保守的设计师们发布了一些非常“狂野”的系列,而年轻的设计师们则用醒目、艳丽的设计来呈现狂野之风。
      • 3. 金属色适合任何肤色并会使之光彩照人,易于和其它颜色进行搭配。
      • 4. 在今年春季,可以买到从斜纹软呢、毛皮到毛织品和开士米绒线的各类披风和长围巾。
      • 5. 不要害羞,这一时刻已然来到---脱下所有厚重的衣服,在白天穿上非常性感艳丽的衣服,到了晚上就换上迷人的服饰
      • Task 2
      • Translation (from Chinese to English ).
      • 6 . The children’s age range from 5 to 15.
      • 7 . His noble example inspired the rest of us to greater efforts.
      • 8 . The country’s constitution embodies the ideals of freedom and equality.
      • 9 . Clothes, furniture, books ----you name it, they sell it !
      • 10 . He has his faults, but all in all he is a conscientious man.
      • Text Two
      • I. Background Information
      • SOHO : In i nformation technology, SOHO is a term for the small office or home office environment and business culture. A number of organizations, businesses, and publications now exist to support people who work or have businesses in this environment. The term "virtual office" is sometimes used as a synonym.
      • II. Comprehension of the Text
      • 1. Many people are out of job and those who are having jobs have to accept what they are given .
      • 2. It permits you to separate your personal life from business. You can leave your work where it is without the trouble of clean-up for other home activities.
      • .3.They drive America’s economic growth and have created most of the new jobs in the past 20 years.
      • 4. By working at home they can balance between work and family. Moreover, they earn 28% more than the average office workers.
      • 5. They can have more independence, more challenge and more results; they have the freedom to grow, experiment and learn.
      • II . Vocabulary
      • 1.necessity 2.measure 3.distraction 4.expansion 5. solely
      • 6.labeled 7.in the long run
      • 8. make do with 9. identified
      • 10. represented 11. due to
      • 12. assume
      • III. Translation
      •   Task 1
      • Translation ( from English to Chinese )
      • 1. 在当今这个大公司一直在考虑裁员的时代,你还有什麽其它选择吗?
      • 2 .在这种削减开支成为法则的当今经济气候下,自己干就成了战胜这些困难的途径。
      • 3. 你可以将手头的工作就地方下,而不需要为了就餐或休息而腾出地方。
      • 4. 小型企业占所有企业的 90% 多,其经济产量要大于德国、法国或英国。
      • 5. 当然,部分原因可能是自己创业的人通常都是那些更有经验和更有雄心的人。
      • Task 2
      • Translation (from Chinese to English ).
      • 6. It was at this point that her acting career really took off.
      • 7. There is no meat, so we have to make do with bread.
      • 8. It’ll be cheaper in the long run to use real leather because it will last longer.
      • 9. Is there any necessity for another election?
      • 10. The government has promised to take measures to help the unemployed.
      • Part Four Grammar-Centered Activities
      • 1. He might do many good things for the people of the city - if he was elected.
      • 2. Poor management , insufficient supply of raw material, and shortage of skilled workers - these were the main causes of the failure of the factory.
      • 3.Three countries - Spain, Italy and Hungary - abstained.
      • 4.He is teaching two courses ( Linguistics and Theoretical Grammar ) this semester.
      • 5.Bai Juyi ( 772-846 )was a great poet of the Tang Dynasty.
      • 6. His old problems - such as asthma and high blood pressure - are still worrying him.
      • 7.People have a culture of hand-me –down furniture. It is passed on from grandmother to mother to you.
      • 8.Nobody likes a hard - hearted man.
      • 9.A PLO ( Palestinian Liberation Organization )delegation is to visit China next month.
      • 10. Different as they were - in background and personality - these two great soldiers had much in common.
      • Part Five Writing-Centered Activities
      • Dear Sirs ,  
      • We have received your letter of March 2 with thanks.      As requested , we are enclosing a fresh invoice for our services offered on August25 , 2006 , previously billed under our invoice No.829 , which you could not find.      Since the account is long overdue , we would very much appreciate your prompt processing of payment on your side.      Yours faithfully ,