本文选自由吴应时和何景霖共同编著的《应景新概念英语3》,是学习新概念英语第三册的辅助学习笔记,提供知识点精讲及解析,是学习者的良师益友。

 

第一段词汇解析

①happens = occurs。

②precisely = exactly。

③preparing = getting ready, cooking。

④catastrophes = disasters, accidents。

⑤smashing = breaking。

⑥in the process = at the same time。

⑦reduce you to tears = make you cry。

 

第二段词汇解析

①scale,n.规模,比例,鳞: v.衡量。

②draw up 在这里由停下来之意引申到使靠拢,再引申到追赶上,这个词组的所有意思总结如下: 1.拉起,提,吊起; 2.使靠近,合拢,拉过来; 3.停住车、马; 4.起草,拟定; 5.驱散,吸收; 6.逼近; 7.使(自己)站直。

③piled up = accumulated, amassed。

  

Notes 学习笔记

词组归纳

1.go wrong

2.get out of control

3.a great number of

4.set up

5.a chain of

6.prepare a meal

7.keep an eye on

8.at the same time

9.a prelude to

10.series of

11.on the phone

12.pull off

13.in the process

14.hang up

15.attend to

16.get burnt

17.reduce you to tears

18.on a big scale

19.rush hour

20.happen to be

21.get into a panic

22.fly through the air

23.pull up

24.draw up

25.all of a sudden

26.load with

27.slide off

28.pile up

29.on the move

30.in the meantime

31.sweep up

32.benefit from