Unit 2 The Olympic Games
短文填空 Before they began to build the dam，people already knew that there were going to be several .As a result of the dam， problems the water
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An oil lamp is twinkling with a happy smile in the
dark.Around it are some words “Love is similar to a light shining brighter in the dark”.
寓意理解 Love is considered more precious in more difficult situations
and more needed by those who are in urgent need of help.
Ⅰ.词义辨析 1.The Olympic winner will receive a gold B as an award.
2.A new A.regular
bus service to Tianjin Airport started to operate B.physical C.usual C D.former of research and D.style D D.host the Olympic
two months ago.
3.We drew this conclusion on the
A.motto B.glory C.basis 4.We all know that the Great Britain will
Games in 2012.
A.charge 5.It is my A.doubt 6.Taking A.physical A C B.volunteer C.admit to check that all doors and windows are locked B.poster C.responsibility D.evidence D.fluent
after everybody leaves. exercises regularly will do good to our health. B.stubborn C.legal
7.The taxi driver was A.replaced B.fined
$50 for ignoring the red light. C.debated D.removed D a rest.
8.You’ve been working all morning—I think you
into the pub in this
9.Children under 18 will not be country. A.designed
B.decorated C.competed C
D.admitted in the sales. D.motto
10.I might buy a TV，if I can find a A.medal B.pain
take part in；stand for；as well；in charge；one after another； on a regular basis；compete against；as a matter of fact；pick up； apart from 1.As a fulltime student，you should attend classes on a regular basis . 2.We’re going to the cinema tonight，why don’t you come along as well？
3.No，I wasn’t annoyed.As a matter of fact，I was very glad to see
them. 4.She soon picked up some French when she went to live in France. 5.Do you know how many countries took part in the last Olympic Games?
6. Apart from the injuries to his face and hands，he broke both
legs. 7.“My name is Dean E.Beller.” “What does the E stand for？” 8.In my opinion，this firm is too small to compete against large ones in trade.
9.Who will be in charge here when the manager is away?
10.It was the time of break and students came out of classroom
one after another.
Ⅲ.完成句子 1.Our Greek cities used to compete against each other (过去常常互相比赛) just for the honour of winning.(compete) 2.Only athletes who have reached the agreed standard for their event will be admitted as competitors (才能参加比赛).(admit) 3.She said to her father that she would not marry anyone who
could not run faster than her (嫁给没她跑得快的人).(marry)
Ⅳ.模仿造句 1.I lived in what you call “Ancient Greece” and I used to write
about the Olympic Games a long time ago.
[翻译]我们生活在所谓的“信息时代”。 We live in what we call “the Information Age”.
2.How often do you hold your Games? [翻译]你多长时间接到你姐姐一次信？ How often do you hear from your sister? 3.How can the runners enjoy competing in winter? [翻译]这对兄弟喜欢去听音乐会。 The brothers always enjoy going to the concert. 4.It’s in the Summer Olympics that you have the running races， together with swimming，sailing and all the team sports. [翻译]现代奥运会是于1786年开始的吗？
Was it in 1786 that the modern Olympics started?
5.No other countries could join in，nor could slaves or women! [翻译]她那天晚上没有回来，也没有打个电话。
She did not return that night，nor did she make a phone call.
1.admit vt. 承认；准许……进入或使用；接收；容纳 The narrow window admits little light into the room. 窗户狭窄，只有少量光线可以照进房间。 The theatre only admits 1,000 people. 这个戏院只能容纳1 000人。 搭配 admit to sth.承认…… After questioning he admitted to the murder. 经过盘问后他承认自己是凶手。 句型 admit (to) doing/having done承认做过某事 admit...to be...承认……是……
She admits to being strict with her children.
她承认对自己的孩子很严厉。 A quarter of all workers admit to taking time off when they are not ill.
You must admit the task to be difficult.你必须承认这个任务很难。 提示
admit后可接that从句，还可构成it’s generally admitted that...句式。
He admitted that he had taken the money away. 他承认他拿走了那些钱。
It was generally admitted that the government had acted too quickly.
be admitted to/in/into被录取；被接收；参加
This ticket will admit three to the concert. 这张票可使三个人进去看演唱会。 You will not be admitted to the theatre after the performance has