课文详注 Further notes on the text
1．How are you today？你今天好吗？
Fine, thank you.
I'm fine, thank you.
I'm very well, thank you.
如问及对方的先生或太太的情况，可以说 How is Tony？或How's Emma？等。
相应的回答可为 He's fine，thanks 或 She's very well，thankyou等。
是And how are you？的简略说法。在回答对方问候健康的话之后反问时用。
语法 Grammar in use
How are you?
How is Helen today?
How have you been?
（2）How do you do？（你好吗？）是正式介绍中的一句套话，从不用来询问健康：
How are things?
a young nurse 一位年轻的护士
an old mechanic 一位老机械师
a lazy housewife 一个懒惰的家庭主妇
a thin woman 一个瘦瘦的女人
词汇学习 Word study
Look at that man. Is he thin?
Look carefully before you cross the street.
The room looks on the sea.
Two windows look to the south.
How is Steven today?
a fine view 美好的景色
a fine teacher 一位优秀教师
He is a man with fine manners.
练习答案 Key to written exercises
1 Mr. Blake isn't a student. He's a teacher.
2 This isn't my umbrella. It's your umbrella.
3 Sophie isn't a teacher. She's a keyboard operator.
4 Steven isn't cold. He's hot.
5 Naoko isn't Chinese. She's Japanese.
6 This isn't a German car. It's a Swedish car.
1 Look at that man. He's very fat.
2 Look at that woman. She's very thin.
3 Look at that policeman. He's very tall.
4 Look at that policewoman. She's very short.
5 Look at that mechanic. He's very dirty.
6 Look at that nurse. She's very clean.
7 Look at Steven. He's very hot.
8 Look at Emma. She's very cold.
9 Look at that milkman. He's very old.
10 Look at that air hostess. She's very young.
11 Look at that hairdresser. He's very busy.