新版新视野大学英语读写教程第四册答案unit 7-unit 8
Comprehension o f the text
1. They hid behind their curtains and peered at the travelers cautiously.
2. It means that the small town was a stage where the different travelers who passed by were actors
revealing themselves to the audience-the villagers.
3. Probably there were different ways of greetings between them, so there might be some misunderstandings or inappropriate responses.
4. Because she wanted to sing and dance so much that she thought the money was given as a
discouragement rather than an encouragement.
5. When she left her hometown of Eatonville for Jacksonville at thirteen, she experienced a huge change and she was aware that she was black.
6. It means that she was not emotionally disturbed by the fact that she was a descendent of slaves. She
felt good about herself.
7. The writer compared herself to a brown bag of mixed items propped up against a wall with other bags.
8. As is described, the contents revealed are nothing but common objects. It suggests that for ordinary
people, no matter whether they are white or black, they share something in common.
1. cautiously 2. bribing 3. disapprove(d) 4. tendency 5. permanent
6. depression 7. fragrance 8. guarantee 9. exclusively 10. generously
1. peering at 2. be broken off 3. disapproved of 4. prop up 5. In the
6. in company with 7. in that 8. pay the price 9. belong to 10. more
1. L 2.O3. H 4. D 5.1 6. E 7. N 8. K 9. G 10. B
1 ．plans 2. lifestyle 3. fact 4. policies 5. rules
6. concentration 7. world 8. voice 9. inheritance 10. content
1. devalued 2. demobilized 3. deregulated 4. decentralized
5. destabilizing 6. depersonalized 7. de-emphasize 8. decoded
1. retirees 2. interviewees 3. trainee 4. employees
5. escapees 6. addressee 7. devotee 8. divorcee
1. I know she isn't really interested in window-shopping, but she doesn't mind waiting while I have a
2. If people don't mind my not having a degree, I could give a few music lessons!
3. People don't mind paying a lot more for good software because they can see the benefits of using it.
4.1 don't mind if people perceive me as arrogant. You need certain degree of it to succeed.
5. We don't mind if it takes time for people to express their hopes, goals, fears, and needs in their
1. No friends came to see her; she shut herself off, in the old familiar world of bedroom and drawing
2. No cigarette end could give us any clue to or sign of anyone having ever been there.
3. No gas, no water and no electricity in the hospital! How could you expect the children to survive
4. No other information is given about the book itself, although there is a brief biographical, note about
5. No effort has been made to investigate the "disappearances" that have occurred over the past three
1. 1 don't mind his staying out so late as long as he behaves himself.
2. 1 prefer his plan to others in that I think no plan is more practical than his.
3. They broke off business relations with that company as it suffered huge losses in the last fiscal year
and went bankrupt.
4. Now that you don't like him, why did you invite him to your birthday party in the first place?
5. Though we knew our chances to win were slim, we were more or less depressed when we lost in the game.
6. Perhaps this was the price that has to be paid for progress-who knows?
1.B 2.C 3．B 4. D 5．A 6. D 7．A 8.B 9.B 10.C
11.A 12.B 13.A 14.B 15.B 16.D 17.C 18.D 19.D 20.A
Small in size and light in weight, electronic dictionaries are convenient to use．They are easy to carry and students can take them anywhere they go. Whenever they come across a new word in reading, they can
find out its meaning with the help of an electronic dictionary. An electronic dictionary usually contains
the information of several paper dictionaries．When students have one such dictionary, they actually
have more than one dictionary in hand．Meanwhile，electronic dictionaries are time-saving. They save
students from turning pages over to find the word．Instead, they only need to key in the word and the
meaning will appear on the screen. Considering all the above factors，no wonder more and more students
are using electronic dictionaries nowadays．
1. F. It is basically factual that the value of youth enabled people to make money.
2. F. It states a fact that what manufacturers claim has caused worries from doctors.
3. F. It is basically factual that a woman was doubtful about the effect of Imedeen before.
4. F. It is basically factual that a doctor questions the methods used in the study.
5. O. From "it is difficult to..." we know it is an opinion.
Comprehension of the text
1.F 2.T 3.T 4.F 5.F 6.F 7.T 8.T
1. appeal 2. nutrition 3. denied 4. ingredients 5. stimulated
6. perceived 7. accelerate 8. controversy 9. extracts 10. ridiculous
Exercises on Web course only:
11. renew 12. multiply 13. utilized 14. demonstrate
1. look into 2. poured out 3. beat back 4. When it comes to
5. have to do with 6. specialize in 7. was tied up with 8. symbolic of
9. do the trick 10. attached (great) importance to