I. 1. 1) swallow 2) dumb
3) Overall 4) glorious
5) welfare 6) repeatedly
7) interference 8) fading
9) junior 10) frank
11) distract 12) at any rate
13) has narrowed down 14) in unison
15) has come over
2. 1) The security council consists of five generals and four police officers.
2) The new hotel will be in a location overlooking the lake.
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3) I was embarrassed by her comments about my clothes.
4) Do you have any proof that it was Henry who stole the computer?
5) The boy was exhausted after the long cycle ride.
3. 1) That exceptional stamp was handed down by your grandfather , and is worth a fortune. You should have known better than to trade it for a few drinks.
2) Company executives are always looking out for talented college graduates to hire as junior employees.
3) The doctor in charge of his case asked him to fill out one form after another, but kept him in suspense as to what they were for.
1. adequate 2. anxious
3. certain 4. content
5. crazy 6. likely
7. fortunate 8. keen
1. be admitted 2. live
3. be postponed 4. buy
5. be banned 6. be
1. 1) I do whatever I can 2) Whatever does that mean
2. 3) Whatever had happened 4) Whatev
er it is that you like
3. 1) You ought to know better than to go swimming right after lunch.
2) Aunt Betty certainly knows better than to invest all her money in one company's stock.
3) Jenny is old enough to know better than to spend all her time playing computer games.
4) Allen should have known better than to lend such a large sum of money to that untrustworthy cousin of his.
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1. welfare 2. constant
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3. frank 4. talent
5. embarrassing 6. dumb
7. repeatedly 8. constant
9. interference 10. bet
11. Overall 12. trade
1. send 2. should
3. picture 4. His
5. as 6. worse
7. too 8. consider
9. But 10. However
11. from 12.it13. jacket 14. after
George, the son of Mr. Johnson, liked listening to heavy metal music in the evenings, and the noise interrupted the sleep of other residents in the community. Eventually the exhausted neigh?bors lost their patience and decided on direct interference. They called Mr. Johnson to tell him in a frank manner what they were thinking. Embarrassed. Mr. Johnson scolded his son: "What has come over you? You should know better than to disturb others for the sake of your own interest." As a result George traded his records for computer games software from his classmates. Overall. the whole thing has worked out quite satisfactorily.
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l.d 2. a
3. b 4. c
5.d 6. b
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1. sake 2. acknowledged
3. aware 4. embraced
5. mood 6. to the contrary
7. polished off 8. beneath
9. legal 10. rare
11. justify 12. define
13. disturbs 14. notion
15. look forward to 16. respond
17. have ... to yourself 18. Let go of
19. for her sake 20. contrary
Part IV Theme-Related Language Learning Tasks
Mother: Nancy, you've been home from school for three days now. Why don't you clean up your
Nancy: We don't have to clean up our rooms at school.
Mother: That's all very well, Nancy. But while you're at home, your Dad and I would like you to
keep your room clean.
Nancy: What difference does it make? It's my room.
Mother: That's as may be, but you might give a thought to your father. He's frightened to death of
the plague and now says if it is going to start anywhere in the country, it's going to start in
Nancy: Mother, you people aren't interested in anything that's relevant. Do you realize how the
major corporations are polluting our environment?
Mother: Your father and I are very worried about it. But right now we're more concerned with the
pollution in your room.
Nancy: For heaven's sake, Mother, I'm grown up now. Why do you have to treat me like a child? Mother: We're not treating you like a child. But it's very hard for us to think of you as an adult when
you go round throwing all your clothes on the floor.