第一部分 WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS:

move 移动,迁居
beggar n. 乞丐
knock at the door 敲门
in return for... 作为报答
stand on one's head 倒立
a piece of cheese 一块奶酪
pocket n. 衣服口袋

第二部分 TEXT:


I have just moved to a house in Bridge Street. Yesterday a beggar knocked at my door. He asked me for a meal and a glass of beer. In return for this, the beggar stood on his head and sang songs. I gave him a meal. He ate the food and drank the beer. Then he put a piece of cheese in his pocket and went away. Later a neighbour told me about him. Everybody knows him. His name is Percy Buttons. He calls at every house in the street once a month and always asks for a meal and a glass of beer.


参考译文

我刚刚搬进了大桥街的一所房子。昨天一个乞丐来敲我的门,问我要一顿饭和一杯啤酒。作为回报,那乞丐头顶地倒立起来,嘴里还唱着歌。我给了他一顿饭。他把食物吃完,又喝了酒。然后把一块乳酪装进衣袋里走了。后来,一位邻居告诉了我他的情况。大家都认识他,他叫珀西.巴顿斯。他每月对这条街上的每户人家光顾一次,总是请求给他一顿饭和一杯啤酒。

第三部分 LANGUAGE POINTS:


1. ask sb. for sth. 意为:向某人要什么东西

2. knock vi.(不及物动词) 与at连用,knock at the door
knock n. 在后面跟宾语仍要用介词at

3. In return for this, the beggar stood on his head and sang songs. in return for 介词短语,意为:作为对什么的报答/报偿,用不定式来表示:to return the favour;

4. cheese 是不可数名词,表示一块奶酪:a piece of cheese

5. He calls at every house in the street once a month. call at 意为:拜访,光顾,也可以表达为:call in; once a month 意为:每个月一次
其他call 的搭配:call by 顺便去;call on sb. 拜访人

第四部分 KEY STRUCTURES AND USAGE:


1. 表示时间顺序的词:then, later

2. 用在可数名词前,表示数量的修饰词:a(an), some, a few,many, a great number of, a great many, lots of

用在不可数名词前,表示数量的修饰词:some, a little, much, a great deal of, a lot of

表示计量单位:a glass of milk; two bags of flour; a bar of soap; a cup of tea; a piece of cloth

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Exercises:


一、中译英
你可以向他请求帮助。

你听到敲门声了吗?
(knock的多种用法)
现在已经六点半了,咱们就收工吧。
商店售货员在结账的时候给了百分之十的优惠。
汽车把这孩子撞到了。

倒立

一件家具
一套家具
两块奶酪

你可以来也可以给我打电话。
在回家的路上,我会顺便去一趟商店。
我明天将去拜访他。

两个月一次
一个月两次
一周三次

绝活
给点零钱吧
乞丐没得挑三拣四。


KEY:
一、You can ask him for help.

Did you hear the knock at the door?
It's past 6 now so let's knock off. knock off 休息
The shop assistant knocked 10% off the bill. knock off 打折扣
The car knocked the boy over. knock sb. over 把sb. 撞倒了

stand on one's head

a piece of furniture
a set of furniture
two pieces of cheese

You can call in or ring me up.
I'll call by at the shops on my way home. call by 顺便去
I shall call on him tomorrow.

once every two months
twice a month
three times a week

stunt
spare some change
Beggars can't be choosers.


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