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1 Doctor’s Dilemma: Treat or Let Die
Unit 3 Doctor’s Dilemma: Treat or Let Die

2 Discussion 1. What decision would you make if you were her parent, husband, or the judge? 2. Is society obligated to preserve life at any cost? Or is there a point when nature should be allowed t take its course?

3 dilemma Faced with that dilemma, he was perplexed. 他面对进退两难的局面,不知如何是好。
The bad weather put us in a dilemma. 糟糕的天气使我们进退两难

4 What does it mean? What are these?
wonder drugs, daring surgical procedures, radiation therapies, and intensive-care What do they represent? Medical advances Rewrite the paragraph in simpler English: With the development of modern medicine, there are more and more changes in people’s life. But modern medicine also causes problems.

5 Improve the following sentences, using the technique above
He studied very hard and made great progress. He knew he had to study harder. Fast development in telecommunication changes our life.

6 outstrip Demand is outstripping current production. 现在需求逐渐超过了生产能力.
We soon outstripped the slower runners. 我们很快就超过那些跑得慢的人. It is a case of the student outstripping the teacher. 这是一个学生超过老师的例子。

7 Limbo Management kept her promotion in limbo for months.
有好几个月领导将她的升迁之事放置一边 I'm in limbo, waiting to know if I've got the job or not. 我心神不定,等着知道是否已得到了那份工作。 By not specifying today which of the21 plants would be closed, Mr. Stempel put the lives of thousands of workers in limbo. 由于斯坦普尔先生今天未指明在21个厂中关闭哪一个,使得数千工人的生活没有着落。

8 paramount The reduction of unemployment should be paramount.
降低失业率应是头等大事。 This matter is of paramount importance. 此事至关重要。

9 pose Pollution poses a threat to the continued existence of this species. 污染对这一物种的继续生存造成了威胁。 Heavy traffic poses a problem in many old towns 交通拥挤是许多旧城镇的难题。

10 now that Now that I am free, I can enjoy music for a while.
既然有空,我可以享受一下音乐。 Now that prices are rising so fast, all my money is draining away.  由于价格上涨太快,我的钱都快花光了。 Now that she has a job in France she can gratify her desire to see Europe.  既然现在她在法国工作,那就可以满足她游览欧洲的愿望了。 Now that I've paid the tax demand and the children's school fees, I'll be head-over-heels in debt for the next six months.  由于我已缴了应纳的税和孩子们的学杂费,在以后的6个月中我将债台高筑。 Now that I'm 90, I find the exertions of travelling too great.  我已经年届90,出远门已力不从心。

11 momentum As the rock rolled down the mountainside, it gathered momentum.  石头滚下山时,它的动量增加。 The struggle for independence is gaining momentum every day.  为独立而斗争的势头日益增长。

12 opt He opted to go to Paris rather than London. 他决定去巴黎, 不去伦敦.
Most people opt for buying their own homes rather than renting them.  大多数人愿意买房子而不愿意租房子.

13 Replace the italicized parts
In China, home computer ownership is expected to exceed that of the US and Europe combined. 2. The company has been placed in a state of uncertainty as the board decides what to do next. 3. He wrote quickly, but from time to time he stopped and looked out of the window. 4. Thousands of refugees left the country following the outbreak of civil war. 5. An airline spokesman stated that the safety of passengers was absolutely of the most importance. outstripped limbo ceased in the wake of paramount

14 Replace the italicized parts
6. The use of animals in scientific tests raises difficult moral questions. 7. TV coverage of the match had to be extended when it went into over-time. 8. He’s good person to be with if ever you’re in a tough situation. 9. He seemed to be a born liar. 10. The operation was rather painful, but I felt a lot better afterwards. ethical prolonged thorny congenital subsequently

15 grapple salvage frontier acquit allegedly defect euthanasia deformity lingering handicap
1. In the Netherlands __________ has already been legalized. 2. Some observers doubt whether the peace process can be ________. 3. Lack of essential minerals can cause ________ in unborn children. 4. All the cars are tested for ________ before they leave the factory. 5. We help people with mental or physical ________ to find work. euthanasia salvaged deformity defects handicaps

16 grapple salvage frontier acquit allegedly defect euthanasia deformity lingering handicap
6. She had a(n) ________ sense of guilt for some time after breaking off her relationship with Henry. 7. The Government has to ________ with the problem of unemployment. 8. He was arrested for ________ stabbing his former wife. 9. To her relief she was ________ of all the charges laid against her. 10. The ________ of medical knowledge are being pushed farther outwards as time goes on. lingering grapple allegedly acquitted frontiers

17 Translation 精力充沛、快乐轻松的人和沮丧、紧张、易怒的人相比不容易患感冒。当大脑“轻松愉快”的时候,它会向各个器官发出有助于保持身体健康的信号。保持健康的情绪可以有效地降低感冒、肺炎甚至癌症发生的可能性。另外,心情轻松愉快的人往往比消极紧张的人有更好的保健习惯、他们更容易有充足的睡眠,进行有规律的身体锻炼,而且他们体内某种紧张激素的含量较低。

18 People who are energetic, happy, and relaxed are less likely to catch a cold than those who are depressed, nervous, or angry. When the brain is “happy”, it sends messages to our organs that help keep the body healthy and sound. Your chance of developing the common cold, pneumonia, or even cancer may very well be decreased by keeping your brain in a healthy state. In addition, happy and relaxed people are prone to better health practices than their negative and stressed counterparts. They are more likely to get plenty of sleep and to engaged in regular exercise, and have been shown to have lower levels of certain stress hormones.

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