unit2 The United Kingdom 1consist vi. Learning and personality do not always consist together.  consist of be consistent with 2clarify vt. I am happy to clarify any points that are still unclear. A bank spokesman was unable to clarify the situation. 3accomplish vt. The explorer accomplished the voyage in three weeks. finishaccomplishcompleteconcludeend 4convenience n Any help from you will be greatly appreciated.Please give me a reply at your earliest convenience.  for convenience convenience food convenient adj. if when it is convenient 5attract vt. Suddenlya round of applause attracts their attention.  attract sb to sth have no much attraction for sb be attractive to attraction n[U] [C] attractive adj. 6possibility n. [U] & [C] A hundred years ago few people believed in the possibility of flying.  possible adj. There is a no possibility that... There is a possibility that we will win the competition. 7quarrel n& vt. Mary quarrelled with her brother over their father's will.  quarrel with sb over about sth at one's convenience convenience store It is convenient for sb to do sth consist with consistent adj.
have a quarrel with sb over about sth 8arrange vt.& vi. She arranged all her business affairs before going on holiday.  arrangement n[C] & [U] arrange to do... arrange sth for sb arrange with sb about... I've arranged with the neighbours about feeding the cats. arrange for sb sth to do sth make an arrangement arrangements for 1divide...into  divide among divide between divide separatepartdivorce 2break away(from Modern music has broken away from 18th century rules.  break down break into break off break through 3to one's credit 4leave out You left out the possibility that the train might be late.  leave...to with Before we went on a journeywe left the cat with my cousin. 5take the place of (take one's place  in place in place of in sb's place take place out of place adj. in the first place replace break in break into a loud laugh song break out break up
. §Õ 1Now when people refer to England you find Wales included as well. 2What interested her most was the longitude line. 3It's a pity that the industrial cities built in the nineteenth century do not attract visitors. . §Õ
§Ø Sightseeing in the United Kingdom After the weddingmy cousin and his wife went to the United Kingdom for nationwide sightseeing. He faxed a letter to me in English yesterday. ________1________ my delighthe no longer made any tense error. And his description ________2________(rough)clarified my questions about the UKits currencyits administrationthe institution which divides ________3________into four provinces and the historical conflicts and quarrels when Southern Ireland broke away from the UK. Unwilling to leave out any ________4________(attract)my cousin arranged his enjoyable journey carefully. One attractive place he visited was a castle in the countryside of Scotlandwhich lies near a port. It used to be the headquarters of the Communism Union but ________5________(break) down during the war. Finding nothing could take________6________ place of this splendid architecturepeople accomplished rebuilding it in 1952. It was to their credit that all furnished rooms are ________7________(consist) with what they used to be. My cousin ________8________ (thrill) by its collections consisting of statues plus royal uniforms ________9________(fold) in glass tanks. Though there was no possibility to buy some of these exhibits it was ________10________(convenience) to take photoswhich he sent me along with his fax.
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. 1. It was sad to me that they, so poor themselves, ________bring me food. 2. The two countries are going to meet to break ________ some barriers to trade between them. 3. Sam has been appointed manager of the engineering department to take________place of George. 4. Oldfashioned phones matter when wireless networks break ________in disasters. 5. The secretary arranged a(n) ________(convenience) time and place for the applicants to have an interview. 6. He had to pause from time to time to wipe the sweat from his forehead, because the airconditioning system broke ________. 7. Thousands of foreigners ________(attract) to the Shanghai World Expo the day it opened. 8. Even the best writers sometimes find themselves ________(lose) for words. 9. Chinese Dama mainly ________(consist) of married woman between the age 4060beat Wall Street tycoons() in gold buying in 2013. 10. It's beyond our prehension that Jim, who tops the class in English, ________ have difficulty translating such a simple sentence. 11. In the job interviewsjob applicants often find themselves ________ (ask) unexpected questions, some very difficult to answer. 12. I missed ________ meeting. Would you please give me ________ brief description about it? 13. ________(attract) more touriststravel agencies from both China and the DPRK have developed a package of new products. 14. ________(divide) into six groups, the students began to discuss the topic left over last time. 15. Only teachers are permitted to enter the readingroom, that is to say, the readingroom is only ________(access) to teachers. . 1. He found that there was not any possibility for him ________ () because he had been addicted to it. 2. ________(), I came across Mr. Smith in the countryside who was doing some research in ricegrowing. 3. Undoubtedly, they were so absorbed in their business that they ________(). 4. Neither side is to blame for it, because discussions between the two sides ________() and they are
dissatisfied with each other. 5. ________(¨®), the famous writer has contributed himself to creating detective stories. 6. ________() that you missed the famous expert's lecture about the history of the United Kingdom. 7. Actually, my sister and I ________(¨°), but many people around us are often confused by our appearance. 8. You had better not waste time on computer games and TV programs if you are going to ________(§Þ ). 9. Although, nationwide, the two colleges ________(§Û§»), they have trained and brought up many excellent graduates for our society. 10. My heart was full of thrill when I learned that plastics ________ () in many ways and are widely used all over the world. . 1. My husband arranged me to ride in a hot air balloon for my birthday. 2. The problems he referred to requiring careful discussion. 3. To his delighting, he got the first place in the maths exam. 4. Computers can not take place of human brains, and nor can other machines. 5. Hiking is an outdoor activity which consist of walking in natural environments. 6. Divide into four groups, the whole class began to discuss the topic.
. 1. England is the largest of the four countries, and for convenience it is divided roughly________three zones. 2. It is a pity that the industrial cities________(build) in the nineteenth century do not attract visitors. 3. There you will find________more about British history and culture. 4. ________(worry) about the time available, Zhang Pingyu had made a list of the sites she wanted to see in London. 5. ________her great surprise, Zhang Pingyu found the Queen's jewels________(guard) by special royal soldiers. 6. ________interested her most was the longitude line. 7. When she saw many visitors________(enjoy) looking at the beautiful old Chinese pots and other objects on show, she felt very proud of her country. 8. The next day Pingyu was leaving London________Windsor Castle. . England is the largest of the four countries, and ________ convenience it is divided ________(rough) into three zones. The zone nearest France is called the South of England, the middle zone is called the Midlands and the one nearest to Scotland is known ________ the North. You find most of the population settled in the south, ________ most of the industrial cities in the Midlands and the North of England. Although, nationwide, these cities are not as large as ________ in China, they have worldfamous football teams and some of them even have two! It is a pity ________ the industrial cities ________(build) in the nineteenth century do not attract visitors. For historical architecture you have to go to older but ________(small) towns built by the Romans. There you ________(find) out more about British history and culture. The greatest historical treasure of all is London with ________ museums, art collections, theaters, parks and buildings.
. §Õ §à 1We are so__delighted_to_have_the_opportunity_to_visit__the provincial museum. §Ý¦É 2 The museum__consists_of_three_parts__ one for historical architecture one for painting collections and another for statues. 3All of them will__bring_you_much_delight__. 4__For_convenience__all of us will__be_divided_into__three groups to see them. ¦É 5Don't__break_away_from__your groupin case you__leave_out__important attractions. ¦ÉÈÉ 6I wish all of you__an_enjoyable_time__. 3 ¦Ï We are so delighted to have the opportunity to visit the provincial museum.The museum consists of three parts, one for historical architecture one for painting collections and another for statues, all of which will bring you much delight.For convenience, all of us will be divided into three groups to see them and don't break away from your group, in case you leave out important attractions.I wish all of you an enjoyable time.
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