Leading in 三 单 元 Many products for sale seem to scream at us , ” Buy me !Buy me ! ” Advertising is a big business in our world with many products. Competing for our attention. Think of the last time you bought clothes .you probably noticed the variety of colors. Patterns, fabrics and brands you could choose from. Which kind of soft drink would you like to have today or what king of compute do you want? Advertisers are skilled in the srt of marking their products look the best to appeal to our senses .but products aren’ t always what they seem . Sometimes advertising is deceptive and as consumers, we must be careful about what we choose tobua .it is important to learn to compare products and identify our purpose in purchasing the things we need . But the good thing about advertising is that it helps people to make decisions and refine their choices. In the United States, the Ad Council creates timely public service messages to the nation.Their purpose is to raise awareness of public problems that citizens can respond to. Inspiring ads cause individuals to take action and even save lives. Pollution in American, for example, has been reduced over the years because of the creative public service advertisements that the council provides.” please, please don’t be a little bug, cause every ‘little bit ’ hurts.” Many families have taught their children to place little in the trash can in response to this catchy phrase, which has affected generations as each succeeding generation has taught their children not to litter. 四 单 元 Nature imposes difficult conditions upon the earth from time to time . The tornado and forest fire destroy natural resources ,homes and other structures ,and very often harm or kill people . Technological tragedies happen with little or no warning as we see trains crash and airplanes fall from the sky shortly after take-off. As tragic as calamities are , they seem to bring out the best in human nature . people trained in emergency care arrive at the scene and begin assisting the injured .Others come with equipment to remove debris. Men , women ,and young people willingly come to the scene of an accident , hoping to be of help in some way . These selfless acts of kindness make our world a better place . compassion eases the wounds of calamities. American Airlines flight number 587 crashed less than three minutes after taking off from JFK Airport in New York in November,20
  01. Witnesses saw an engine fire develop on the plane’s number one engine located under the left wing of the aircraft .seconds later ,the airliner crashed into eight homes ,completely destroying four of them .All 260 people aboard the airplane were killed along with six people at the crash site ,leaving many people to mourn the loss of their loved ones .the residents (people who live in the area of the crash ) rallied together to comfort those grieving, while others removed bodies from the wreckage and did the necessary clean-up. 五单元 Success can be reached in different ways by people in different careers. Bill Gates began at age to program computers,His vision for personal computing has been central to the success of Microsoft Corporation, the company he founded with his childhood friend in 1975 . The former CEO of General Electric, Jack Welch, is a business legend. A famous quote by Mr. Welch is,” Chang before you have to. ” He believes in leading by example and encourages his employees to do their best every day. Michael Jordan said,”I accept failure, but I can’t accept not trying.” He is one of the best athletes to ever play team sports. His great smile, athletic achievements, and pleasant personality have made him one of the most famous athletes in the world. Michael Jordan spent a lot of time playing basketball as a child but in senior middle school he was
taken off the team . Instead of giving up , he worked through adversity and became the greatest basketball player yet . Celine Dion came from humble beginnings in a rural French Canadian town in Canada .The youngest of fourteen children ,her voice is internationally known on such soundtracks as Beauty and Beast and Titanic . Ronaldo is Brazil’s greatest talent in soccer since Pele .he began his professional career in the season 90-91, playing for the Social Ramous Club .FIFA ( Federation Internationale de Football Associction ) voted him best player of the year in both 1996 and 1997 .In 2002 , he won the Golden Shoe Award of the FIFA World Cup with 8 goals scored. 六 单 元 Physical activity improves our bodies ’ health . A recent study , published in The New England Journal of Medicine , suggests that maintaining a heaithy level of physical fitness through exercise can help people live longer . The findings also provide updated support to Charles Darwin ’ s “ survival of the fittest ” theory . But repetitive exercise can become boring , leading to discouragement , frustration , even quitting .Selecting an activity that provides enjoyment as well as physical exercise , however , can be the answer . Many people have turned to sports . Sports can provide a challenge physically as well as mentally ? and increase one ’ s physical activity while providing social interaction , a sense of accomplishment and enjoyment . First held as part of the 1896 Olympics in Athens , Greece ,and then brought to Boston , Massachusetts in 1897 ,the Marathon is now an important part of culture in many cities across America . Marathon running , usually a 40 km (
  26.2 miles ) race , is becoming increasingly popular with both men and women for its challenge of perseverance , requiring both physical and mental endurance , and its feat of accomplishment . For firsttime runners it is the culmination of a dream ? a personal goal obtained after months of physical and psychological preparation and training . For veteran marathoners it’ s an opportunity to improve their Personal Best ? competing against their own fastest time . 七单元 A family begins with two people. Love deepens and grows between a couple and soon a wedding 1takes place the takes place, beginnings of a family. Children are born, growing and 2maturing with every passing maturing year. When grown up, they, too, fall in love and marry. The 3process of creating process a family begins again, adding generations to the family. A day in the life of a family is 4filled filled with work and school, errands and chores. At the end of a busy day we can find children5 excitedly sharing the events of their day with Mom and Dad. It is a 6time time for working together and playing together. Reading to the children,7singing songs, singing doing homework together, and playing games are some 8activities that take place activities during family time. A television 9show may show be what each family member needs to10relax relax and enjoy some quiet time together. Strong family relationships are developed by spending quality time together. 八单元 Have you ever listed everything the computer does to enhance life? Form finding the research to doing research, from business use to home use ,from communicating with friends and family to searching for a job, computers simplify our lives and allow us to learn and discover things with the click of a mouse. The Internet is like a highway system, moving bits of information across telephone lines and cables with such speed that when we type in the web address or search for websites, within seconds the information appears on the computer screen. The invention of the computer and the Internet has revolutionized how we live and work. How did we ever get along with computers? There is opposition in all things and the computer is not an exception. While it provides us with many good things at our fingertips, there are those who create
programs that infect the computer with “viruses” which destroy its memory and frustrate the computer owner. Anti-virus programs, however, are 10avaliable to combat the problem. Cybercrime also rising as Internet privacy is violated in a variety of ways, creating the need for better Internet security systems to be developed. 单词
  1. company loyalty made him turn down many attractive job offers.
  2. miller ’ s fascination with medieval art dates from her childhood .
  3. his statement that he had nothing to do with the affair was greeted with some suspicion.
  4. there are good novelists, despite the terrible flood of bad novels and poor work
  5. the shops are well stocked with food, clothing and other consumer items
  6. something is worrying me ,but I can’t define exactly what it is
  7. she had a clear image of how she would look in twenty years’ time
  8. the agency is more concerned with making arty ads than understanding its clients
  9. the dead soldier was identified only by his uniform and personal belongings
  10. food and clothing are the bare necessities of life 1 .we gave up the house ,because of economic considerations 2 .the value of the painting was estimated at several thousand dollars
  3. the new tax will not have any measurable impact on the lives of most people. 4 .the example set by their commander inspired the troops totake the hill despite heavy enemy fire 5 .the company’s main function is to maximize and efficiency profit 6 .the profit ? sharing plan is designed to motivate the staff to work hard 7 .the rights of the individual are perhaps the most important rights in a free society 8 .thousands of soldiers are working to distribute food and blankets to the refugees.
  9. police are anxious to hear any information concerning the suspect ’ s whereabouts 10 .drug and alcohol abuse contributed to brian’s early death
  1. The driver gave a signal that he was goning to turn right..
  2. It was reported that 41people were killde in a plane crash in the Himalayas last week.
  3. The shipscaptain radiode that it was in distress.
  4. The skaters moved over the ice with a smooth, effortless grace.
  5. The bomo was taken away and the soldiers exploded it at a safe distance from the houses.
  6. They were on their way to the Shropshire Union Canal when their car was involved in a collision with a truck.
  7. The Central Bank lowered interest rates by 2 percent.
  8. He beamed s cheerful welcome as he opened the door for the distingguished guest.
  9. He used to scatter his toys all over the floor and I had to pick them up.
  10. The destruction of the world forests concerns everyone in some way.
  11. Look at that little boy wandering about ?perhaps hes lost his mother.
  12. The were unloading new furniture from a truck.
  13. Do not pack the cakes at the bottom of the box or they will get crushed.
  14. I have not the slightest idea of what you are talking about.
  15. We bought him a present to show our appreciation for work he had done.
  16. The company has taken giant steps forward since the new manager came.
  17. Our garage entrance is not very wide and it is quite difficult to steer the car through it.
  18. She knelt down on the mat and began to pray or good luck. forword
  19. The reporter leaped holding out her microphone as soon as she spotted the flim star.
  20. The driver slammed on the brakes
when a child ran in front of his car.
  21. The economy in that country was sinking deeper and deeper into crisis.
  22. My father was a historian and his specialty was the history of Germany.
  23. They decided to close the museum purely and simply because it cost too much to run.
  24. The local government has decided on new measures to discourage car use in favour of public transportation.
  25. It’s pretty unlikely that they’ ll turn up now-it’s nearly ten o’clock.
  26. The interchange of ideas aids an understanding of group dynamics.
  27. She says it ’ s a good film and recommends it to all her friends, though she hasn’t actually seen it.
  28. Stop shouting and let’s discuss this reasonably.
  29. People now have perceived that green issues are important to our future.
  30. Kathy and Eric run this small hotel as a/an “extended home”, which should give you a good idea of the atmosphere of warmth and hospitality there.
  31. With one bound the dog was over the fence.
  32. We don’t have sufficient resources to sustain our campaign for long.
  33. She realized that being unable to speak a foreign language was a major obstacle to her career.
  34. The actor said that he felt quite restored after the holiday, and was ready to work again.
  35. I’m only 16, and I’m afraid I can’ t sign these papers without my parents’ approval.
  36. The shift in the balance of power in the region has far-reaching consequences.
  37. I’d like to emphasize the point that we are ready to meet with the management at any time.
  38. You won’t have to undergo a medical examination, or any probing questions about your health or occupation.
  39. When you’re young you think you are invincible, you feel you can achieve anything.
  40. She was making a public appearance signing copies of her latest novel.
  1. The audience cheered and clapped enthusiastically as the curtain came down.
  2. Torrence expects to defend her title successfully in the next Olmpics .
  3. Would you quit your job if you inherited lots of money from your parents ?
  4. Jack has spent years in the development and perfection of his wine-making techniques .
  5. As an advanced journalist , she has interviewed cerebrities and political leaders on her radio program for over 25 years .
  6. According to a survey of 1000 city residents , garbage



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