意群阅读(Reading in thought groups)
E.g. (The little boy Johnnie) (had been up) (with a packet of mints) (and said) (he wouldn’t’t go out to play)(until the post had come.)
运用上下文的线索理解生词 (using context clues for word meanings)
a. The harbor is protected by a jetty-a wall built out into the water.
b. Jane is indecisive, that is, she can’t make up her mind.
a. He had a wan look. He was so pale and weak that we thought he was ill.
b. I am a resolute man. Once I set up a goal, I won’t give it up easily.
a. The door was so low that I hit my head on the lintel.
b. Mark got on the motorbike, I sat behind him on the pillion, and we roared off into the night.
a. Just before the exam Carl’s hands shook and sweated so much that he could not hold a pen. His heart beat fast and his stomach ached, even though he knew the subject very well. He really had a strange phobia about taking tests.
a. Select any of these periodicals: Time, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest or the New Yorker.
b. She is studying glaucoma and other diseases of the eye.