107 初等考試 英文 36~40詳解
36 The emergence of the fatal _____, SARS, in late 2002 greatly endangered the global public health.
The emergence of the Internet has changed the world greatly.
emerge 出現，浮現；露出 嶄露頭角
Something emerged from the sea. 有東西浮出了海面。
fatal = deadly 致命的
She made a fatal mistake/error.
a fatal blow
endangered 瀕臨絕種的 endangered species 瀕臨絕種的物種
disaster：災難 natural disasters
destruction 破壞；毀滅 the destruction of the rainforests
37 The soft wind and the bright moon _____ the poet to write a beautiful poem.
poem 詩 He wrote a poem about his parents.
poetry （總稱）詩，詩歌 English poetry
despise 鄙視，蔑視；厭惡 I despise people who cheat.
depict 描繪，描述，描寫 In the book, he depicts his father as a tyrant.在那本書裡，他把自己的父親描寫成了一個暴君。
She called to inquire when her car would be ready.她打電話詢問她的車何時能準備好。
His speech inspired us to try again . 他的演講鼓舞了我們再作嘗試。
•inspiration 靈感 a flash of inspiration 靈光一閃
38 Jason Wu has become a _____ fashion designer after he designed many dresses for Michelle Obama.
38. ans: c
–not real 假的 false eyelashes 假睫毛
–not correct 錯誤的 True or false? 對還是錯？
–false alarm 假警報；虛驚一場 She thought she was pregnant, but it turned out to be a false alarm (= she was not).她以為自己懷孕了，但後來發現是一場虛驚。
to be frank, …/ frankly speaking, …老實說…
39 Because of global warming, the world is likely to keep on breaking high _____ marks.
39. ans: b
•environment 環境 We should protect the environment.
•environmentally friendly 環保的
–On average, the temperature on Mars is about minus 80 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 60 degrees Celsius). 火星的平均溫度大約為華氏負80度。
–Celsius /ˈsel.si.əs/ 攝氏
–The book talks about the origin of the universe.
•universal 普遍的；共同的; 通用的
–English is considered as a universal language.
TLC - Waterfalls
Don't go chasing waterfalls
Please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you're used to
I know that you're gonna have it your way or nothing at all
But I think you're moving too fast
40 At the end of the semester, the students _____ the teacher’s hard work by giving her a thank-you card.
•assume /əˈsuːm/ 假定,臆斷，想當然地認為
–I assumed (that) you knew each other because you went to the same school. 我以為你們互相認識是因為以前上同一間學校。
–They make the naive assumption that because it‘s popular it must be good. 他們天真地以為，只要流行就是好東西。
•account (n.) 帳戶，戶口
•account (v.) 認為是；視為(formal)
–He was accounted a first-rate actor . 他被認為是一流演員。
•account for 解釋；說明；對……負有責任
–Eventually, you will need to account for your behavior. 最後你還是得為自己的行為做出解釋。
–The disease accounted for over 10,000 deaths last year. 去前這個疾病造成逾萬人死亡。
–We‘re now approaching the Eiffel Tower. 我們正接近埃菲爾鐵塔。
–The girl was terrified when the man approached her.
–With exams approaching, it's a good idea to review your class notes.
–I really appreciated the information you gave me.
–I don't want everyone to know, so if you could keep it to yourself I'd appreciate it.
•I would appreciate it if… 我將不勝感激
–I would appreciate it if you would come.
–Children rarely show any appreciation of/for what their parents do for them.孩子對父母為自己所做的一切鮮少表現出感激之情。
–These flowers are a token of my appreciation of/for all your help.你們給予我那麼多幫助，這些鮮花聊表謝意。
recognize the value of sth = admire
–Living in the city has taught me to appreciate the differences between people.