2 The prizes of life are at the end of each journey, not near the beginning; and it is not given to me to know how many steps are necessary in order to reach my goal. Failure I may still encounter at the thousandth step, yet success hides behind the next bend in the road. Never will I know how close it lies unless I turn the corner.生命的奖赏远在旅途终点，而非起点附近。我不知道要走多少步才能达到目标。踏上第一千步的时候，仍然可能遭到失败。但成功就藏在拐角后面，除非拐了弯，我永远不知道还有多远。
3 Yuan Longping is one of China’s most famous scientists Yuan Longping is one of China’s most famous scientists. He was born in 1930 in a poor farmer’s family. After he graduated from college, he did thousands of research to find ways to grow more rice. Finally, he grows what is called super hybrid rice.Yuan Longping is a simple but great man. That’s why I like him. Although he made a great achievement, he considers himself a farmer. He is quite satisfied with his
4 life and doesn’t care about being famous life and doesn’t care about being famous. He feels it gives him less freedom to do his research. What’s more, he is also a determined man. Once he made a decision, nothing can stop him.If we have a dream, we should try our best to realize it. Just like Yuan Longping. And now, we have to work hard to prepare for the college entrance examinations.
6 Vocabulary 1.许多学生支持这个观点。 Many a student is in favor of this point of view.2.我们昨天晚上看的电影非常有趣。The film we saw last night was nothing but interesting.3.寒假就要来临了。The winter vacation is round the corner.4.大多数接受采访的人更喜欢在家里看电视，而不愿意去电影院。The majority of the interviewees prefer watching TV at home to going to the cinema.
7 5.知道你9月份要来我非常高兴。I'm more than glad to learn that you are coming in September.6.走了10英里的路后，我们都感到很累。After covering 10 miles, we all felt worn out.7.一些学生认为他们应该把零花钱攒起来买书。Some students think that they should set aside some of their pocket money for books.8.他把所有的空闲时间都用来读书。He deevotes all his spare time to reading.
8 Rewrite these sentences. 1 The products are very good.The products are of high quality.2 Jack is clever. He often thinks of new ideas.Jack is clever. He often comes up with new ideas.3 Thank you very much for your help.We appreciate your help very much./ Your help is much appreciated.
9 richhelpsurprisingsometimeslook afteras long asbe made up ofbe interested ina few days agobe satisfied withat the same timetry one's best to dowealthydo sb. a favoramazingoccasionallyattend toon condition thatconsist ofbe crazy aboutthe other dayexpress one's satisfaction withmeanwhilespare no efforts to do
10 怎样运用复杂结构： Sentence structure 1. 改变时态、语态 There goes the bell. (高级) The bell is ringing now. (一般)There goes the bell. (高级)People suggest that the conference be put off. (一般)It is suggested that the conference be put off. (高级)
11 A terrible accident happeded yesterday, with nine people killed. (高级) A terrible accident happened yesterday. Nine people were killed.(一般)A terrible accident happeded yesterday, with nine people killed. (高级)3. 使用过去分词She walked out of the room and many students followed her. (一般)Followed by many students, she… . (高级)
12 On his arriving/ arrival, please give…. (高级) When he arrives please give me an . (一般)On his arriving/ arrival, please give…. (高级)If the weather permits, I’ll come tomorrow. (一般)Weather permitting, I’ll come tomorrow. (高级)Now our school has three teachers. They teach 48 pupils. (一般)Now our School has three teachers, teaching 48 pupils. (高级)
13 The fact that he didn’t turn up disappointed everybody. (高级) 5. 使用名词性从句It disappointed everybody that he didn’t turn up. (一般)The fact that he didn’t turn up disappointed everybody. (高级)I happened to have met him. (一般)It happened that I had met him. (高级)
14 No matter what he says, I won’t believe. (高级) 6. 使用状语从句I won’t believe what he says. (一般)No matter what he says, I won’t believe. (高级)The meal was very nice. We all enjoyed it very much. (一般)The meal was so nice that we all…. (高级)
15 7. 使用定语从句I studied Chinese, maths, English, physics, chemistry and computer at school. (一般)The subjects I studied at school included Chinese, maths, English…. (高级)
16 It is what Yang Liwei has done that encourages…. (高级) 8. 使用强调句、倒装句、感叹句What Yang Liwei has done encourages us a lot. (一般)It is what Yang Liwei has done that encourages…. (高级)Though I’m weak, I will make the effort. (一般)Weak as I am, I’ll make the effort. (高级)We were glad to see the crops and vegetables growing very well. (一般)How glad we were to see the crops and...! (高级)
17 The expressions in our composition. 分词作状语袁隆平是一个朴实但很伟大的人，1930年他出生于一个贫穷的农民家庭。Yuan Longping is a simple but great man. He was born into a poor farmer's family in1930.Born into a poor farmer's family in 1930, Yuan Longping is a simple but great man.袁隆平研制出了“超级杂交水稻”，这种稻种产出了以前两倍的收成。Dr Yuan grows what is called super hybrid rice. The special strain of rice makes it possible to produce harvests twice as large as before.He succeeded in growing what is called super hybrid rice, making it possible for farmers to produce harvests twice as large as before.
18 Famous scientist as he is, he regards himself as an ordinary farmer. 应用倒装句虽然袁隆平是一个著名的科学家，但是他却认为自己是一个普通的农民。Although he is one of China's most famous scientists and makes such a great contribution, he still considers himself a farmer.Famous scientist as he is, he regards himself as an ordinary farmer.我非常崇拜他，不仅是因为他的成功，还包括他对生活的态度。I respect him very much not only for his success, but also for his attitude to life.Not only do his great achievements deserve my admiration, but also his attitude towards life.
19 It is his determination that makes his dream come true. 应用强调句他靠着他的决心，使他的梦想成为了现实。He depends on his determination to make his dream come true.It is his determination that makes his dream come true.袁隆平的杂交水稻使世界摆脱了饥饿。The hybrid rice rid the world of hunger.It is the hybrid rice that rid the world of hunger.
20 SampleYuan LongpingBorn in Beijing, Yuan Longping is a simple but great man. Famous scientist as he is, he regards himself as an ordinary farmer. Since he graduated from college, he has been determined to find a way to increase rice harvest. Finally, he succeeded in growing what is called super hybrid rice, making it possible for farmers to produce harvests twice as large as before.
21 Not only do his great achievements deserve my admiration, but his attitude towards life. He cares little about being famous or spending money on himself. Furthermore, he is so unselfish that he is now circulating his knowledge in some less developed countries to help them.As Dr Yuan proves, the secret to success is having a dream and the determination to realize it. I certainly have a dream, and from now on I will spare no efforts to achieve it.
22 Practice makes perfect. 李越被评为我们班的”每周之星“，因为她星期六下午，不顾天气的炎热，为班级选购歌咏比赛服装。我们都被她的努力所感动，我们也尽了自己最大的努力并且在歌咏比赛中取得了一等奖。李越一直是一个热心的人，很关心班级。她总是在课余时间帮助他人。这个荣誉她当之无愧，我们大家都应该向她学习。
23 Li Yue has been awarded the title of “Star Student of the Week” for what she did for our class. On the hot afternoon of last Saturday, Li Yue went downtown and walked from one store to another, looking for the costumes we would wear in the singing contest. Deeply moved by her efforts, we tried our best and won the first prize in the contest.Li Yue is always warm-hearted and cares a lot about the class. Besides, she often devotes her spare time to helping others. She deserves the honor and we should learn from her.
24 Thanks for your attending! HomeworkTry to collect more excellent expressions which can beautify your compositon .Do the exercises in Unit 2Thanks for your attending!
25 Thanks for your attending! Homework1.Finish the short passage.2.Try to collect more excellent expressions which can beautify your compositon .3.Do the exercises in Unit 2Thanks for your attending!
26 Could you imagine a simple farmer is one of China’s most famous scientists? It sounds as it is impossible , but it is a fact. Yuan longping was born into a poor farmer’s family in Facing the lack of rice, he grows what is called super hybrid rice.I admire him for his being content with his simple life. Although he is simple, he is a great man with strong determination.His devotion to growing rice inspires me to work hard. I learn that once I make up my mind to do something, I should stick to it. Only when we determine to do something can we achieve some achievements.
27 Yuan longping, a simple but great man, is a well-known agriculturalist in China. He developed the hybrid rice in the 1970s, which was considered to help rid the world of hunger. He is a real hero in my heart. There is no doubt that he contributed a lot to our country. He is still modest and hardworking though he has lots of achievements. The hybrid rice wouldn’t come into existence without his patience and confidence. His experiences teach us that we should never give up no matter how hard the problem is. Even if we succeed, we should keep on working. Remember the most important thing: Everyone can make a difference.