课文详注 Further notes on the text
1．One of the most famous monuments in the world, the Statue of Liberty, was presented to… by the people of France.
（1）one of 引导的短语（其后面名词要用复数）与 the Statue of…为同位语。
（2）the people 通常指某个国家的人民，指复数的“人们”时通常不用 the：
It was officially presented to the American people by Bartholdi.
He never pays attention to what people say.
A lot of / Few people went to their wedding.
2．The actual figure was made of copper…
made of 指用某种材料制成，并且原材料的性质或形状没变，从成品可以看出其原材料。
3．it was taken to pieces
take…to pieces 为固定短语，表示“把……拆开／拆散”：
When the machine broke down again, some mechanics took it to pieces.
This machine is too large to be transported in whole. It has to be taken to pieces first.
4．the statue had been put together again
put… together 为固定短语（是take…to pieces的反义词），表示“把……装配／组合起来”：
They managed to put the machine together.
I can't put the broken vase together.
5．to make their homes in America
make one's home 表示“定居”、“居住”：
Ian (has) left England and made his home in China.
词汇学习 Word study
The actual figure was supported by a metal framework.
Feeling weak, she supported herself against a desk and rested for a short time.
He made the right decision. Unfortunately, nobody supported him.
I supported his opinion that another bridge should be built over the river.
You need a high income these days to support a large family.
My son can support himself now.
We will send a present to our former headmaster.
The Statue of Liberty was presented to the United States of America in the nineteenth century by the people of France.
前一句中，present 是名词，重音在第1个音节上；后一句中，present 是动词，重音在第2个音节上。
练习答案 Key to written exercises
1 'exported… 'imported
(Note: the direct contrast between EXported and IMported in this sentence makes it necessary to stress the prefixes of these verbs. Normally, of course, the stress would be: ex'ported…im'ported.)
2 'records… 'exports
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