课文详注 Further notes on the text
2．the month after next, 再下个月。
after next 表示“下下个”，如：the week after next 下下个星期。
语法 Grammar in use
（1） this week（这周）, next week（下周）, the week after next（下下周）, this month（这个月）, next month（下个月）, the month after next（下下个月）, this year（今年）, next year（明年）, the year after next（后年）。
（2） in a day's time（一天以后）, in a year's time（一年以后）, in two weeks time（两周后）, in three months' time（3个月后）等等。
词汇学习 Word study
He's just returned from abroad. 他刚从国外回来。
He'll return to London the week after next. 下下个星期他将返回伦敦。
Spring will return soon. 很快就又是春天了。
He returned to his copy of the New York Times. 他又重读起他那份《纽约时报》来。
I'm going to return these books to the library. 我要把这些书还给图书馆。
I lent him my records and he never returned them! 我把自己的唱片借给他，而他却从未归还！
Nigel is a very lucky man. 奈杰尔是个很幸运的人。
She was lucky to get such a well-paid job. 她能得到这样一个报酬优厚的工作真幸运。
He didn't really know the answer -- it was just a lucky guess. 他并非真知道答案——那不过是个侥幸的猜测。
It's lucky he's here. 他碰巧在这儿。
练习答案 Key to written exercises
1 He will go to New York next week.
2 She will go to Sydney next month.
3 I will go to Paris the year after next.
4 We will go to Stockholm next year.
5 They will go to Geneva the week after next.
1 No, Helen won't return to Geneva next year. She'll return to Bombay.
2 No, I won't fly to London tomorrow. I'll fly to Geneva.
3 No, Tom and I won't go to Madrid next year. We'll go to London. w
4 No, Tom won't arrive from Moscow next month. He'll arrive from Madrid.
5 No, Carol and Helen won't stay in New York next month. They'll stay in Moscow.