? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? except 除了… besides 除了…之外 Mediterranean 地中海 complain 抱怨 continuely 不断地 bitterly 刺骨地 sunshine 阳光 settle 定居
1.Except: prep. 除了…之外，若不是，除非 （不包括
e.g. The restaurant is open everyday Everyone Sunday.
me got the invitation.
The two books are the same
for the covers.
Besides adv.此外 prep.除…之外（包括本身） e.g. John is one of my good friends. , he is also my working partner. He had no friends us.（我们是他的朋友） fruit and vegetables, we need meat.
2. Mediterranean: n.地中海 =Mediterranean sea, adj. 地中海的，地中海民族的 e.g. a Mediterranean climate Mediterranean country
3. complain: v.抱怨，悲叹，控诉 e.g. ---How was your holiday? ---Nothing to complain.
Complaint: n.诉苦，抱怨，牢骚，委屈，疾病 e.g. There are complaints about the books the students are using.
settle: v. 1 定居， e.g. After years of travel, they decided to settle here. The little bird settled on a branch（树枝）. Settle sth with sb 2 解决纠纷，结束 e.g. It’s time for me to settle the misunderstanding with him. I want to settle the problem with you. 3 settle down: 安静 e.g. The speaker waited until the audience settled down. After the exam, the students began to settle down again.
Continuous: adj.连续的，持续的 e.g. They talked for hours. The meeting has for days in the UN.
5. bitterly: sour/ sweet/ bitter/ hot/ spicy adv.苦苦地， 悲痛地，厉害地 e.g. When she left, he was bitterly disappointed. The wife wept bitterly at the sad news. Bitter-sweet: adj.又苦由甜的，苦乐参半的 e.g. I can’t help thinking of the bitter-sweet days when I was with you.
6. sunshine: sunlight n.阳光 e.g. You are my sunshine after the rain. The failure took the sunshine out of her life. Sunbath e:日光浴，太阳灯浴 At sunrise日出时/ sundown=sunset日落时
map 1: My old friend, Harrison, had lived in the Mediterranean for many years before he returned to England. He had often dreamed of retiring in England and had planned to settle down in the country. He had no sooner returned than he bought a house and went to live there.
Almost immediately he began to complain about the weather, for even though it was still summer, it rained continually and it was often bitterly cold.
e.g. Almost immediately he began to cry when he found his wallet was missing. After he called 911, almost immediately he heard a lovely voice.
map 3: After so many years of sunshine, Harrison got a shock. He acted as if he had never lived in England before. In the end, it was more than he could bear.
6. after so many years of …. e.g. After so many years of poor living condition, he is not as healthy as before. After five years in jail, now he wants to start over After so many years in Shanghai, she is not used to the climate of Chongqing.
? ? 2. no sooner
…than… /hardly…when…/ once/
? as soon as
? e.g. He had no sooner arrived than he was asked to leave again. ? No sooner had he arrived than he was asked to leave again. ? Hardly ? e.g. I hardly know her. ? I’m so tired that I can hardly stay awake. ? Hardly…when… ? e.g. He had hardly arrived at the airport when the plane took off. ? Hardly had he arrived at the airport when the plane took off. ?
? 9. in the end/ finally/ at last/ eventually/ consequently/ ? it was more than….. ? e.g. It was more than he could handle. (处理） ? It was more than she could bear ? The teacher gave us more materials than we could finish overnight.
map 4: He had hardly had time to settle down when he sold the house and left the country. The dream he had had for so many years ended there. Harrison had thought of everything except the weather.
My old friends, Harrison, had lived in the _______ for many years _______he returned to England. He had often dreamed of _______in England and had planned to _______down in the country. He had no_______returned _______he bought a house and went to live there. Almost _______he began to _______about the weather, for even though it was still summer, it rained _______ and it was often _______cold. After so _______years of sunshine, Harrison got a _______. He acted as _______he had never lived in England before. In the _______, it was _______than he could bear. He had _______ had time to settle down _______ he sold the house and left the country. The dream he had had for _______many years ended there. Harrison had thought of everything _______the weather.
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