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

①此状语(不是从句)中有一个 that 引导的宾语从句作 assuming 的宾语, of course

是插入语。

②cramped and stuffy = very crowded and with warm stale air (from body heat)。

③monotonous = regular, tiring and with an uninteresting lack of variety。

④lulls = makes…sleep。

⑤in snatches = from time to time。

⑥destination = the place you are travelling to。

⑦stretch your legs = get some exercise。

⑧sacrifice = give up or lose。

 

第二段词汇解析

①escapist,逃避现实者,这里是引申义。

②arduous = laborious。

 

Notes 学习笔记

词组归纳

1.prefer to

2.more than

3.get cramped

4.take your mind off sth.

5.lull sb. to sleep

6.in snatches

7.go to sleep

8.manage to do sth.

9.star at

10.for inspection

11.more often than not

12.service station

13.by comparison

14.a great variety of

15.stretch your legs

16.the pleasure of

17.nothing can match

18.settle back

19.cloud plains

20.stretch out

21.prevent from

22.recover from