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True or False 1.There were one million people in Tangshan at that time. T 2.The earthquake began 10 kilometres directly bellow the city. F 3.Not only the people but also the animals were shocked greatly. T 4.There was only one quake at that time. 5.Before the earthquake there wasn’t anything strange happening. F
1.Why didn’t the chickens and pigs eat before the earthquake? Because they were too nervous. 2.How long did the first quake last?
15seconds 3.Why were so many people killed or injured? Because they were sleeping when the earthquake happened. 4.Which sentence in the reading can be replaced by the following one? “No matter where they went, they found that everything was nearly in ruins.” Everywhere they looked nearly everything was destroyed. 5.Translate the last sentence in the first paragraph.
Mice ran out of the fields.Fish jumped out of bowls and ponds.
People saw bright lights in the sky and heard the sound of planes.
The chickens and even the pigs were too nervous to eat .
The well walls had deep cracks in them . A smelly gas came out of the cracks.
75% of its factories and buildings and 90% of its homes were gone. Bricks covered the ground like red autumn leaves.
The railway tracks became useless pieces of steel.
Huge crack cut
Two dams fell and most of the bridges also fell or were not safe for travelling .
Para.4 How were the people helped by the army?
☆ ☆ The army organized teams to dig out those who were trapped and to bury those who were dead. Miners were rescued from the coal mines. Shelters were built for survivors whose homes had been destroyed.
Fresh water was taken to the city.
1、It seemed that … 例句熟记 It seemed that the world was at an end . It seems to me that you don’t have much choice . 归纳规则 It seems (to sb.)(that) (在某人看来)似乎、好像。动词seem 可以根据语境的不同选择不同的时态。 It seems that sb. …= sb. seems to be / do 也有类似用法。 动词 appear
① A: He seems to be ill . B: It seems that he is ill .
② A: It seemed that he had left the city . B: He seemed to have left the city .
2、All …not … 例句熟记 All hope was not lost . All that glitters (发光）is not gold . All my friends do not smoke . 归纳规则 英语 not all …(all …not )为部分否定以（或不完全否定）， 表示“并非都……”，“不是所有的都……”。 否定句中出现下列词： all , both , every , everybody . everything, always , altogether , entirely , wholly 等，则表示“并非都是”。
巩固运用 完成句子 ① ② Neither of us （我们俩都没有） could help laughing .
All of these things are not （这些东西不全是）mine .
What will you think of after you have seen the pictures ?