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New Horizon College English Book IV

Key to Unit Four

福建师范大学外国语学院

Section A

The Telecommunications Revolution
Section B

The Informa

tion Superhighway

Contents

Section A

1. Vocabulary

2. Sentence Structure
3. Translation

Vocabulary
III. Complete the following sentences with the help of the first letters.

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1. The local government has given priority to the construction of infrastructure so
as to attract more foreign in___________ . vestment

2. He placed his house at my d___________ during my holidays. isposal
ondensed 3. The writer has c__________ a great deal of material into just over 100 pages and presented it in a reasonably readable style.

4. An absence of s trategic ____________ vision and insufficient customer focus were two
other areas identified as key problems facing this wireless phone service company.

5. The San Francisco-based company said the contract is expected to generate
evenue r_________ of $250 million in the first year.

Vocabulary
III. Complete the following sentences with the help of the first letters.

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6. We had only two weeks to tour Malaysia, which was hardly enough to
s___________ the surface. cratch

7. Monopolies in industries like railways and various u___________ need breaking tilities
up. nvested 8. To head off competition, the telecommunications companies have i__________ heavily in high technology.

9. BT’s prices for national and international calls are now among the lowest in the
owhere world, although local call prices are n____________ near the cheapest.

10. Manufacturers currently are working to establish industry standards for digital
t_____________ and reception of the signals. ransmission

Vocabulary

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IV. Replace the underlined words or expressions in the following sentences with expressions from the text that best keep the original meaning.
1. We are afraid our company is developing far more slowly than many of our competitors in using modern technology. is lagging far behind 2. For the time being, they have no choice but to use the old technology, but they will soon turn to new technologies. are stuck with 3. By choosing the most advanced technology, Shanghai aims to become one of the top financial centers in the world. going for 4. They haven’t met again for all these years, but they continue to send messages to each other. remain in contact 5. We must make sure that we make changes in response to new developments in computer technology, otherwise we will soon lag behind. keep pace with

Vocabulary
6. The professor promises that she will have a computer for you to use for the whole year. at your disposal 7. They discovered that the oldest part of the building has existed since the early 16th century. dates from

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IV. Replace the underlined words or expressions in the following sentences with expressions from the text that best keep the original meaning.

8. There’s far more to be done--- they’ve only dealt with a very small part of the problem. scratched the surface of 9. Congestion makes things worse: Cars caught in traffic jams pollute three times as much as those on the open road. stuck in 10. In the meantime, consumers are forced to make a choice between just two US and two UK airlines, which provide 95 percent of transatlantic services from Heathrow. choose between

Vocabulary
V. Fill in the blanks in the following passage by selecting suitable words from the Word Bank. You may not use any of the words more than once.

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Word Bank
A) attends E) telecommunications I) advantage M) charge B) highlights F) superhighway J) privacy N) disposal C) buy G) assess K) transformation O) potential D) invest H) access L) transmits

Mr. Li runs a small trade company in Sichuan Province. He used to be worried about the sales of his goods, but now he simply logs on to the Internet and L) transmits the information about his company to almost anywhere. He now _____1______ N) disposal than before. He has even started to has so many resources at his ___2______ D) invest in foreign countries and make money almost anywhere. ____3_____ E) telecommunications revolution has certainly changed the way we look The _________4_________ H) access to the at the world. And, most importantly, it allows people to get equal ____5_____ information. People in less developed areas of the world are taking _______6____ I) advantage

Vocabulary
Word Bank
A) attends E) telecommunications I) advantage M) charge B) highlights F) superhighway J) privacy N) disposal C) buy G) assess K) transformation O) potential

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D) invest H) access L) transmits

of the benefits as well. One person says, “I used to have a small farm, but now I am doing international business.” this is just one of the many benefits of the information F) superhighway There are, however, some O) potential challenges we will have _______7_______. ____8_____ J) privacy in the to face. For example, there is a great deal of concern over ____9____ B) highlights Information Age. Mr. Li _______10______ this point. Hopefully, we can solve this problem in the near future.

Sentence Structure
IX. “Rather than” is used like a conjunction to link words or expressions of the same type. Combine the following sentences using “rather than”. .
1. Concentrate on indoor delights and you’ll be much better appreciated. Don’t concentrate on outdoor fights. Concentrate on indoor delights rather than outdoor fights and you’ll be much better appreciated.

2. As a result of the development of computer technology many people may eventually be able to work at home. They don’t have to go to the office. As a result of the development of computer technology many people may eventually be able to work at home rather than go to the office.

Sentence Structure
3 . Some people say that the pupils’ achievements this term will be measured by a formal test. They are not to be measured by their teacher’s assessment.
Some people say that the pupils’ achievements this term will be measured by a formal test rather than their teacher’s assessment. 4. They argued that their products should be developed on the basis of need. Products should not be developed on the basis of profit. They argued that their products should be developed on the basis of need rather than profit. 5. During weekends the businessmen may spend time establishing friendship and mutual trust. They would not discuss any particular item of business.

During weekends the businessmen may spend time establishing friendship and mutual trust rather than discussing any particular item of business.

Sentence Structure
X. Complete the following sentences by translating the Chinese into English, using “twice as …. as”, “three times as ….. as ” , etc..
1. Prices are going up so rapidly. ___________________________(现在汽油的价格 是几年前的两倍).

Petrol now is twice as expensive as it was a few years ago.

2. Have you visited their house? _____________________________________(他 们的屋子大约是我们的三倍大小).

Theirs is about 3 times as big as ours.

Sentence Structure
3. The company estimates its annual revenue per average customer at about $2000 as compared to $860 in the United States. That’s partly due to the fact that ________________(拉丁美洲电话客户的通话时间是北美洲客户的二到四倍).

Latin American customers talk 2 to 4 times as long on the phone as people in North America.
4. In spite of the fact that _______________________(移动电话的资费通常是固定 电话资费的两倍), they are still very popular, especially among the young people.

the fee for cell phones is typically twice as much as for calls made over fixed lines.

Sentence Structure

5. Fiber-optic cable is a tremendously efficient carrier of information. Lasers shooting light through glass fiber ________________________________(可以传递高达标 准电话线25万倍的数据).

can transmit 250,000 times as much data as a standard telephone wire.

Translation
Ⅺ. Translate the following sentences into English.
rather than

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spend their money on

1.我父母不是对我的教育投资,而是把钱花在了买新住房上。(rather than) invest in my education

Rather than invest in my education, my parents spent their money on a new house.

Translation

twice as much as 2.如今,人们用于休闲娱乐的开支是过去的两倍。(twice as ……as )

Today, people are spending twice as much on entertainment and relaxation as they did in the past.

Translation

Keep pace with 3.一家公司要成功,它必须跟上市场的发展。( keep pace with)

In order to be successful, a business must keep pace with developments in the marketplace.

Translation
Her fluency in English give an advantage over

4. 与申请这个职位的其他女孩相比,她流利的英语是个优势。( give an advantage over )

Her fluency in English gave her an advantage over other girls for the job.

Translation

nowhere 5. 对于学生而言,没有任何地方比图书馆更好了,在那里所有的图 书都任由他们使用。(at one’s disposal) at one’s disposal For students, nowhere is better than the library, where all the books are at their disposal.

Translation
strengthen communication make full use of

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expand cooperation in more areas

6.我们要充分利用好这个平台,加强交流,拓展合作领域, 共谋发展大计。(make use of )

seek further development through joint efforts

We should make full use of the platform to strengthen communication, expand cooperation in more areas and seek further development through joint efforts.

Vocabulary

Section B

III. Complete the following sentences with the help of the first letters. ransmit information much more quickly than ever before. 1. Now people can t________ 2. Every effort has been made to i_________ that all information was correct at nsure the time of publication. 3. A c__________ part of Germany’s success is their system of finding and rucial looking after new talent. 4. When carrying out such exercises, students are actively involved in the learning process and they receive constant f__________ about their progress. eedback orrespondence and writing replies. 5. I start my day by reading c_____________ 6. In his academic career, Professor Smith had s__________ pecialized in international politics with an emphasis on the politic of East Europe. utor 7. In our university, each student has a personal t_________ whom they normally meet two or three times a term for an individual review of general progress. 8. The town is built by the side of a hill, h__________ the name Hillside. ence 9. Beginning in fourth grade, students are expected to spend a considerable p__________ of the academic day working independently. ortion 10. With piles of f_________ to be dealt with, he should not have gone to the iles movie with you.

Vocabulary

Section B

IV. Replace the underlined words or expressions in the following sentences with expressions from the text that best keep the original meaning. 1. Medical experts have different opinions concerning the treatment of the disease. differ on 2. In this passage , the writer used “deaf and dumb” places to mean the areas without telecommunications facilities. refer to 3. In comparison to our small apartment, our uncle’s house seemed like a palace. Compared to 4. After he had worked as a doctor for some years, he decided to focus his study on children’s diseases. specialize in 5. Advanced technologies will soon make usual many transactions and exchanges on the Internet. make routine

Vocabulary

Section B

IV. Replace the underlined words or expressions in the following sentences with expressions from the text that best keep the original meaning. 6. The teacher encouraged the students in class to provide a solution to the problem. come up with 7. In Berkeley, California, Community Memory Project has been launched to make sure that anyone is able to use high technology. have access to 8. Something should be done in order for the information superhighway to become a reality. Some steps should be taken 9. During the summer vacation he enrolled in a language program to improve his language proficiency. signed up for 10. To leave the decision to be made by the inexperienced is a risk, if not a waste of time. in the hands of


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