The Angel among Us Information About Shen • Born in Yulin County. • Born in 1989. • Always uses her computer skills to help her family to promote livelihood, help the farmers to sell their farm produce, as well as help the disadvantaged with their homework. • p. 123, line 46. lack ideas for making… lack N= be lacking in N Ex: She lacks creative ideas=She is lacking in creative ideas. contribution dedication to N: 貢獻,奉獻 devotion S1 +be the last N to VR (that) S2 +V • 最不可能的, 絕對不會… • It is impossible (for sb.) to VR =Sb. be the least likely to VR Ex: 如花is the last girl to marry me. =如花is the last girl that I will marry. • 前後主詞一致,則用the last person/one to VR • Ex: Jack is the last person/one to betray friends. • 或者也可將person/one省略, 變成the last to VR • Ex: Jack is the last to betray friends. • Ex: I am the last (person/one) to cheat on exams. • Last but not least最後,但同等重要的是… • What should we do to do with global warming? Firstly, take mass transportation more often…………… Secondly, eat more vegetables and fruits………. Last but not least, the officials concerned should take precautions to enact laws against enterprises that emit poisonous gases…… • 為了強調“最不可能”,可以把the last N提前到句 首,變成The last N…is… • Ex: The last thing that I will do is give up on the entrance exam. • Ex: The last thing that馬英九wants to do is (to) make his wife annoyed. Ex: The last thing that I will do is major in Mathematics. Ex: The last man that I will marry is you. late, last? • Late-later-latest用於時間 • Late-latter-last用於順序 • 兩年後:two years later 最新消息: the latest news 前者後者: the former, the latter • It is important imperative necessary essential urgent vital advisable that S (should) VR • S1 suggest that S2 (should) VR recommend insist require demand order maintain advise propose give the order make a request How do we use “as”? 1.身為: As a third grader, I have to study hard. 2. 當…之時: As he woke up, he found himself lying on the bed. 3. 因為: As Jane is pretty, many people like her. 4.隨著: As time goes by, the grief over your lover’s death will fade away. 5. 雖然: Tired as Jay was, he went on with his work. Phrases related with “born” • born and bred土生土長的 Ex: a born and bred American • in all one’s born days有生以來 Ex: I have never seen such a beauty in all my born days. • early born 早產的 late born晚產的 • newly born新生的 • born a.天生的ex: a born singer/leader/actor/actress. • be born in+出生的地方 • be born on+日期 • because of =thanks/owing/due to= =on account of =by virtue of =on the strength/score/grounds of =in consequence of take advantage of=avail oneself of =make good/full use of ex:avail oneself of the new computer training programs • turn out to VR/ that SV: 結果是… • Ex: My cousin turns out to be the home wrecker. = It turns out that my cousin is the home wrecker. for oneself=for one’s own sake為了自己 • By=via=through=by way/means of藉由 • for oneself=for one’s own sake為了自己 ex:He built the house for himself.他為了自己蓋了這 間房子. • by oneself=on one’s own靠自己 ex:He built the house by himself/on his own.他靠自己的 力量蓋了這間房子. • in addition to N/V-ing=besides =apart/aside from N/V-ing除了…還… • 說服: convince/persuade 人 to do sth of N/V-ing that SV = talk 人 into V-ing • the + adj/p.p表…的人 Ex: the jobless/homeless/young/old/rich/poor/missing/living Who Wants to be the Millionaire? Notice: Close your textbooks and handouts! I will read the items twice. Do not raise hands before I count to three. Answer the question in correct sentences. Three groups. No sentences that we made in the class. Special gifts! • Make corrections: (1)three years latter. (2)the lattest news (3)Both Vivian and Jane are pretty; however, the formmer is wicked, while the latter is kind. Let’s give the winners a big hand!*^_______^* Come to me and have your chocolates! Photos by Shen • 以上照片取自 http://tw.myblog.yahoo.com/i2taiwan (草根台灣臉譜) Works Cited • http://tw.myblog.yahoo.com/i2taiwan -some photographs by Shen http://wd-pro.com/blog/post/8/ -website by Shen for the disadvantaged kids zh-tw.facebook.com/pages/沈芯菱 /170530909670605 -her Facebook page Thank you!