句型 7 …before…特殊用法（1）“没来得及……就……”
___________________________________________________________ to save his baby.
>我还没有来得及阻止，他已经跑了。He _______________________________________________. 让我非常失望的是，我还没有来得及和我最喜欢的歌手打招呼，她就已经离开了。
To my great disappointment, my favorite singer ___________________________________________. 句型 8 …before…特殊用法（2）“过了多久才……”或“动作进行到什么程度才……”
他们西行 50 英里才看到一个村庄。
_______________ about fifty miles to the west _____________________________.
工人们连续工作 3 天才使一切恢复正常。
The workers worked day and night about three days __________________________________.
他几乎撞到我了才意识到。He ______________________before he ___________________. 我们走了很长的路才找到一点水。We _______________a long way _______________ some water. 不知不觉，五年过去了。_________________________before I knew it.
句型 9 It was + 时间段+before….“过了多久才（怎么样）……” It was not long before….“不久，就……” It will (not) be +时间段+before….“要过多久（不久）……才……”(before 从句谓语动词要用一般时态) 不久他就意识到他处境的危险。______________ before he _______________ of his position. 五天后他才回来。_________________ before he ________________. 再过半年你才能毕业。____________________ before you_______________________. 他们大概不久就会互相了解。____________________before they___________________. 句型 10 in case of…(+n.) “以防；万一”； in case that…“以防，万一……”（谓语动词用一般现在时态或 should+动词原形） 万一起火的话，我们该怎么办？______________________, what should we do? 万一我忘了，请提醒我。Please remind me about it in case ______________________. 万一 John 来，请叫他等一等。____________________________, please tell him to wait. 带上雨伞，以防下雨。Please take your umbrella ________________________________. 1. It was evening ________ we reached the little town of Winchester. A. that B. until C. since D. before 2. Several weeks had gone by ________ realized the painting was missing. A. as B. before C. since D. when 3. The America Civil War lasted four years ______ the North won in the end. A. after B. before C. when D. then 4. It was some time _______ we realized the truth. A. when B. until C. since D. before 5. -Why didn‘t you tell him about the meeting？ -He rushed out of the classroom _______ I could say a word. A. before B. until C. when D. after 6. -How long do you think it will be __ china sends a manned spaceship to the moon？ -Perhaps two or three years. A. when B. until C. that D. before 7. He made a mistake, but then he corrected the situation _____ it got worse. A. until B. when C. before D. as 8. The field research will take Joan and Paul about five months; it will be a long time _____ we meet them again. A. after B. before C. since D. when 9. It ________ long before we _______ the result of the experiment. A. will not be...will know B. is...will know C. will not be...know D. is...know
10. Scientists say it may be five or six years ______ it is possible to test this medicine on human patients. A. since B. after C. before D. when 11. It was two years ________he realized the truth. w.w.w.k.s.5.u.c.o.m 12. It will be two years ________ the economic situation improves. 13. It was two years later ________ he realized the truth. 14. It is /has been two years ________ he lived here. 15. It was midnight ________ he arrived home. 16. It was at midnight ________ he arrived home. 17. It was not until midnight _______ he arrived home. A. before B. when C. since D. that 完形填空训练
夹叙夹议的文章是高考完形填空中最热点的一类体裁。所选文章语言地道、寓意深刻、可读性强。此类完形填 空一般有以下三种结构特点： 1．事例——观点。先叙述作者自己亲历或所见所闻的一件事情，然后针对这件事情发表自己对生活的看法，或 揭示生活的真理。 2．观点——事例。先提出一种观点或看法，然后围绕这一观点或看法用具体的事例来说明，一般是一个事例， 有时也会用几个事例从不同的侧面加以说明。 3．观点——事例——观点。提出一种观点或看法，然后用事例说明，最后再进一步阐述或总结自己的观点。 解题时，要做到： 1．读好短文首句，琢磨文章内容。完形填空的首句一般不设空，是完整的一句话，信息就从这里开始，它暗示 或告诉读者下文将会说什么。正确地利用首句信息对于把握文章的大意是极其重要和有效的。 2．感受文体风格，领会作者意图。文章的写作风格往往能表现出作者的思想倾向和情感态度，因此分析作者是 否一直用某种态度叙述某件事情，就能正确把握反映作者思想情感的关键词。 [2010·全国Ⅰ改编]
It was a busy morning, about 8：30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80s came to the hospital. I heard him saying to the nurse that he was in a hurry for a appointment(约会) at 9：30. The nurse had him take a __1__ in the waiting area, __2__ him it would be at least 40 minutes before someone would be able to see him. I saw him looking at his watch and decided, since I was not busy—my patient didn’t __3__ at the appointed hour, I would examine his wound. While taking care of his wound, I asked him if he had another doctor’s appointment. The gentleman said no and told me that he __4__ to go to the nursing home to eat breakfast with his wife. He told me that she had been __5__ for a while and that she had a special disease. I asked if she would be __6__ if he was a bit late. He replied that she no longer knew who he was, that she had not been able to __7__ him for five years now. I was __8__， and asked him, “And you still go every morning, even though she doesn’t know who you are？” He smiled and said, “She doesn’t know me, but I know who she is.” I had to hold back __9__ as he left. Now I realize that in marriages, true love is __10__ of all that is. The happiest people don’t __11__ have the best of everything; they just try the best of everything they have. __12__ isn’t about how to live through the storm, but how to dance in the rain. ( )1.A.breath B．test C．seat D．break ( )2.A.persuading B．promising C．understanding D．telling ( )3.A.turn up B．show off C．come on D．go away ( )4.A.needed B．forgot C．agreed D．happened ( )5.A.late B．well C．around D．There ( )6.A.lonely B．worried C．doubtful D．hungry ( )7.A.recognize B．answer C．believe D．expect ( )8.A.moved B．disappointed C．surprised D．satisfied ( )9.A.curiosity B．tears C．words D．judgment ( )10.A.agreement B．expression C．acceptance D．exhibition ( )11.A.necessarily B．completely C．naturally D．frequently ( )12.A.Adventure B．Beauty C．Trust D．Life
1．C in the waiting area 暗示护士请老人就坐，即 take a seat。 2． 护士让他在候诊室坐下， D 告诉他在给他看病之前至少要等 40 分钟。 persuade 劝说， 说明； promise 承诺，许诺；understand 理解。故 D 项 tell 符合上下文文意。 3．A turn up 出现，露面；show off 炫耀；come on 来吧，快点；go away 走开。 4．A 老人说他需要到养老院和妻子一起吃早餐。need to do sth 需要做某事。 5．D 妻子在养老院那儿已经住了一段时间。 6．B 我询问如果他去晚了，妻子是否担忧他。 7．A 下文“even though she doesn’t know who you are”说明妻子失去判断力，认不出自己的丈夫。 8．C 对此我感到非常惊讶。 9．B 他离开时，我强忍自己的泪水。我太感动了。 10．C 在婚姻中，真正相爱就是接受现存的一切，包括妻子生病不能辨认自己。 11．A 最幸福的人并不必要拥有一切。necessarily 必要地；completely 完全地；naturally 自然地； frequently 频繁地。 12．D 人生的真谛并不是如何经历暴风雨，而是雨中舞蹈，展示真实的自己。
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