The most effective way of English learning is to cram enough vocabulary into ones mind.
On the linguistic level, traditional English teaching method that focuses on grammar and word learning is among the factors to blame for the awkward expressions of Chinese English majors.
Words serve as the vehicle of thoughts, as well as of culture.
The texts of Advanced English, which span over half a century, wrap up the（ ）issues of the English-speaking countries.
Chewing of these texts can help students to be appreciative and creativein English language.
Ignoring the culture embedded in classical texts is like leaving a treasure trove with empty hands.
The focus of Advanced English study is, rather than word---grammar---exercise, textual analysis and perctption, appreciation and enriched, logical writing.
The majority of todays young Chinese English learners are adept at employing rhetorical devices in their writing.
In the study of Advanced, English, understanding of the text alter from literal to inferential, from information obtaining to analytical.
The humanistic spirit of each text in this course inspires us to look at a broader world and think critically.
Suddenly they see the moment for one of their best anecdotes, but in a flash the conversation has moved on and the opportunity is lost.
A:short amusing story
C:long tedious talk
答案: 【short amusing story】
However intricate the ways in which animals communicate with each other, they do not indulge in anything that deserves the name of conversation.
The conversation had swung from Australian convictsof the 19th century to the English peasants of the 12th century.
Perhaps it is worth trying to speak it, but it should not be laid down as an edict , and made immuneto change from below.
The phrase has always been used a little pejorativelyand even facetiously by the lower classes.
The Kings English is a model—a rich and instructive one--but it ought not to be an ultimatum.
A:something that provokes or annoys
B:the general opinion about the character, qualities, etc.
C:state of being in demand
D:final statement of conditions to be accepted
答案: 【final statement of conditions to be accepted】
It was an Australian who had given her such a definition of "the Kings English," which produced some rather tartremarks about what one could expect from the descendants of convicts.
One could have expected that it would be abo then that the phrase would be coined.
After five centuries of growth, o1f tusslingwith the French of the Normans and the Angevins and the Plantagenets and at last absorbing it, the conquered in the end conqueredthe conqueror.
A:come to a lower level or state
B:raise to a higher grad
C:have a hard struggle or fight
D:make the greatest possible use of
答案: 【have a hard struggle or fight】
When E. M. Forster writes of “the sinistercorridor of our age”, we sit up at the vividness of the phrase, the force and even terror in the image.
A:happeningin the same time
答案: 【suggesting evil】
Let all our neighbors know that we shall join with them to oppose aggression or subversionanywhere in the Americas.
Let both sides seek to invokethe wonders of science instead of its terrors.
D:take the form of
答案: 【call forth】
For I have sworn before you and Almighty God the same solemn oath our forebears prescribednearly a century and three-quarters ago.
A:order or direct
答案: 【order or direct】
…we offer not a pledge but a request: that both sides begin anew the quest for peace,…
答案: 【swallow up】
Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicatedisease, tap the ocean depths and encourage the arts and commerce.
A:go round in circle
B:put an end to; destroy
C:draw together into a small space
D:cut into many small parts
答案: 【put an end to; destroy】
We observetoday not a victory of party but a celebration of freedom.
…and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed…
Since this country was founded, each generation of Americans has been summoned to give testimonyto its national loyalty.
Let both sides, for the first time, formulate serious and precise proposals for the inspectionand control of arms