Learning about language
the functions of the infinitive
? A: Do you know Marty? ? B: Of course, he is the strongest man ________________(learn from) in ou
r class. ? A: Really? I’m eager __________(know) something about him. ? B: OK! He suffers from a kind of muscle disease and is too weak ________(run) or climb stairs. ? A: I’m sorry __________(hear) that! ? B: But he is outgoing and has learned __________(adapt) to his disability. His ambition is ____________ (work) for a computer company. It is difficult ________(realize) his dream.
? A: _________________(achieve ) his ambition, he must have made great efforts. ? B: Yes. He is busy preparing software and has no time ________________(sit around) feeling sorry for himself. And he always appeals to other people _______(give) the disabled encouragement _______ (live) as rich and full a life as normal people do. ? A: I admire him and want _________ (learn) from him.
1. Which of the following places do the disabled go least often?
A.The park B. The restaurant C. The cinema D. The net cafe E. The supermarket 2. How can we make it possible for them to go there? I’ve never see a movie in Speical access to the cinema the cinema Earphones Seating Toilets Car parking
1. What is the writer’s purpose of writing the letter? 2. How can they provide access for those in wheelchairs? 3. What can people with hearing trouble do with the earphone? 4. Why should there be a space at the end of each row? 5. What advantages will it bring to the cinema if they design good access for the disabled?
1. What is the writer’s purpose of writing the letter? To aks the designers to consider the matter of easy use of the cinema by the disabled. 2. How can they provide access for those in wheelchairs? There should be lifts to all parts of the cinema. 3. What can people with hearing trouble do with the earphone? This will allow hearing-impaired to enjoy the company of their hearing friends.
4. Why should there be a space at the end of each row? The people in wheelchairs can sit besides their friends. 5. What advantages will it bring to the cinema if they design good access for the disabled? People will praise your cinema and more people will be able to go there.
1.From the text we know that Alice Major advised the architect to consider _____ things. A Two B. three C. four D. five 2.If the lifts are at the back of the cinema in cold, unattractive areas, this will make disabled people feel they are _____ other customers. A. more important than B. as important as C. twice as important as D. less important than 3. What does “hearing-impaired” mean? A. 耳聋的 B. 听力受损的 C. 耳朵修理的
4.Which of the following is not true ? A.The buttons in the lift should be easy for people in wheelchairs to reach. B. There should be earphones beside some seats in a special area. C. There should be toilets for the disabled near the entrance to the cinema. D. There should be car parking spaces for the the disabled and elderly.
5. The writer wrote the letter to _____. A.Remind the architect of the disabled B.Protect the rights of the disabled C.Show the attitude of being treated equally to the able-bodied people D.All of above
1. In particular, I would like you to consider the following things. 1) It was a good concert ---- I enjoyed the last song in particular. Especially, specially, in particular specially He came earlier _________to find a seat in the front. especially It’s very cold here, ________ in winter. In terms of seaons, I like the autumn in Beijing in particular ____________. especially He likes to eat some fruits before dinner, _________ some apple.
be particular about / over 对……挑剔的
My niece cares more for new clothes than anything else in the world , so she is very ____about what she wears . D A special B strict
C especial D particular
2. Access to the cinema for people in wheelchairs and those who have difficulty walking. access n. 接近; 进入; 使用 access to 进入/到达…的通路/方法; 拥有…的机会
accessible adj. 可接近的; 可进入的; 可使用的 1) Because of the snow, the village D was not ______ by car. A. acceptable B. approachable C. available D. accessible
The only access to the farmhouse is to cross the fields. have / gain no access to education Only the high officials have access to the building.
3. have little/ some/ great difficulty (in) doing sth = have little/ some/ great difficulty with sth I have some difficulty in speaking English. There is some difficulty in speaking English
have difficulty (in) doing sth. 做某事有困难 have trouble (in) doing sth. 做某事有麻烦 have a hard time (in) doing sth. 做某事很艰难 have an easy time (in) doing sth. 做某事轻而易举 have fun (in) doing sth. 做某事很开心
4. This will allow hearing –impaired customers to enjoy the company of their hearing friends rather than having to sit in a special area. enjoy the company 享受由…的陪伴的乐趣 company Here: 集体名词 being together with another or others 同伴、陪伴 1)可数名词：firms 公司 2)keep company with …/ keep sb company 陪伴某人 in company with sb 与….一同，一起
1)person who goes with 同伴,伙伴
四个同伴: four companions 2)种类，颜色，大小等相配的东西
Here's the glove for my left hand but where's the companion?
2) dignity: Only a truly free person has human dignity. 高贵, 尊严 She kept her dignity despite the booing. 端庄的仪态
The Queen conferred the dignity of a peerage on him. 高贵的职衔 女王封他为贵族 She doesn’t stand on her dignity and treat the rest of us as servants . 摆架子
How can we do more to help the disabled in real life?