第一部分 WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS:


exciting adj.令人兴奋的
receive a letter 收到信
firm n. 商行,公司
a great number of 许多
different adj. 不同的
Alice Springs 艾利斯.斯普林斯
Darwin 达尔文
Perth 珀斯
abroad adv. 在国外

第二部分 TEXT:


I have just received a letter from my brother, Tim. He is in Australia. He has been there for six months. Tim is an engineer. He is working for a big firm and he has already visited a great number of different places in Australia. He has just bought an Australian car and has gone to Alice springs, a small town in the centre of Australia. He will soon visit Darwin. From there, he will fly to Perth. My brother has never been abroad before, so he is fending this trip very exciting.

参考译文

我刚刚收到弟弟蒂姆的来信,他正在澳大利亚。他在那儿已经住了6个月了。蒂姆是个工程师,正在一家大公司工作,并且已经去过澳大利亚的不少地方了。他刚买了一辆澳大利亚小汽车,现在去了澳大利亚中部的小镇艾利斯斯普林斯。他不久还将到达达尔文去,从那里,他再飞往珀斯。我弟弟以前从未出过国,因此,他觉得这次旅行非常激动人心。

第三部分 LANGUAGE POINTS:


1. 公司的表达:firm,company

2. a great number of+可数名词 意为:许多=a great many

3. 去过什么地方,应该说:have been to some place

4. abroad 是副词,可以与一些动词搭配

5. find+n.+adj. 觉得什么怎么样

第四部分 KEY STRUCTURES AND USAGE:

现在完成时态:助动词have/has+动词过去分词
e.g. I have just received a letter from my brother, Tim.
He has been there for six months.
He has just bought an Australian car and has gone to Alice Springs.

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Exercises:


一、中译英
法律公司

许多人
许多钱

你去过香港吗?
你去过那里吗?

他去过南方。
他现在去了南方。(注意这两个句子的区别)

出国
到国外旅行
到国外留学
居住在国外

我觉得这本书非常有趣。
你有没有觉得这部电影很让人失望?

下个月我打算去西藏旅行。

(现在完成时态的练习,注意要用到的时间副词)
我刚刚坐火车到。
他已经走了。
从那以后,我没有得到他的音讯。
火车还没有到。
到现在为止,天气还不错。

二、旅行可以给我们带来些什么呢?

KEY:
一、law firm

a great many people
a great amount of money

Have you ever been to Hong Kong?
Have you ever been there?

He has been to the south.
He has gone to the south.

go abroad
travel abroad
study abroad
live abroad

I find this book very interesting.
Did you find the film disappointing?

I'm planning to take a trip to Tibet next month.

I have just arrived by train.
He has alreadyleft.
I haven't heard from him since then.
The train has not arrived yet.
The weather has been good so far.

二、Travel broadens one's mind; visit new places; meet new people; try different food; experience new cultures


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