I. Word dictation.
II. Word transformation.
1. purgatory ? adj.
2. devastating? n.
III.Grammatical mistake correction. 1. Mayblum continued to descent. 2. Finally I found my way to home. 3. You don’t need tell me that. I knew it already.
4. I don’t like dance. So does my brother. 5. The test was finished, we began our holiday.
1. purgatorial 2. devastation 3. illusive 4. persuasion 5. strengthen
1. descent?descend 2. to home?home
3. need tell me?need to tell 4. So?Neither/Nor
5. was finished?finished
1. He just received junior education off and on when he was a
2. Her mother’s early death from cancer devastated Amy.
3. Oil spills devastate the natural environment, endanger public health, imperil drinking water and disrupt the economy. 4. What we leave behind is not as important as how we have lived.
5. I meet up with another writer and we went our way through downtown.
Translation in Textbook
1. Thanks to modern technology, the film about that ancient battle gives the audience the illusion of being on the battlefield themselves.
2. That ancient city was devastated by the fire, but fortunately the stone tablet survived.
3. Thanks to modern technology, the film about the ancient war gives the audience the illusion of being on the battlefield themselves.
4. In that earthquake, we heard many stories of teachers who had refused to leave their students behind and laid down their lives.
5. The construction of Yuyuan Garden began in 1558, but it was not completed until 1578 because building went off and on for lack of money.
6. In 1980, when I met up with her, she had just returned from abroad with a master’s degree.
7. It was my first visit to N.Y., but I managed to find my way to the little company.
8. It’s hard to make it to the top in the movie industry, but as a director Xie Jin did it.