【New words and expressions】 生词和短语
costume ball: 化妆舞会
== be made up of
be composed of ---强调有什么成分所组成
Water is composed of oxygen and hydrogen
constitute ---- 由部分构成整体
G.B and Northern Ireland constitute The United Kingdom.
The committee consists of 10 members.
= Ten members constitute the committee.
Our class consists of 100 students.
== Our class is made up of more than 100 students.
The United Kingdom consists of G.B and Northern Ireland.
== The United Kingdom comprises G.B and Northern Ireland.
The house consists of six rooms.
The costume is quite effective.
His words was effective.
What our parents do is influential to children.
The drug is efficaious
Their experiment is fruitful.
In spite of discomforts he is determined to stay here.
★flee (fled, fled)
The people fled in panic when the bull got loose.
He was able to escape from the house.
I am sorry your name escaped me.
They tried to escape death.
slam the door
Listen to the tape then answer the question below.
What did the man expect to find under the stairs?
After her husband had gone to work. Mrs.
Richards sent her children to school and went upstairs to her
bedroom. She was too excited to do any housework that morning, for
in the evening she would be going to a fancy-dress part with her
husband. She intended to dress up as a ghost and as she had made her
costume the night before, she was impatient to try it on. Though the
costume consisted only of a sheet, it was very effective. After
putting it on, Mrs. Richards went downstairs. She wanted to find out
whether it would be comfortable to wear.
Just as Mrs. Richards was entering the dinning
room, there was a knock on the front door. She knew that it must be
the baker. She had told him to come straight in if ever she failed
to open the door and to leave the bread on the kitchen table. Not
wanting to frighten the poor man, Mrs. Richards quickly hid in the
small storeroom under the stairs. She heard the front door open and
heavy footsteps in the hall. Suddenly the door of the storeroom was