Unit 2 Making Plans
1. prepare for預備……，為……做準備
He is preparing for his lessons.
They begin to prepare for the evening party.
We have to prepare for the worst.
2. how about…（后接詞活動詞ing形式等）怎么樣？
How about another cup of tea?再來一杯茶怎么樣？
How about coming with us to the theatre？
I am going to have orange juice. How about you?
3.get up 1）起床 2）站起來，起立
At what time do you get up every day?
I usually get up at six.
The students get up when their teacher comes into the classroom.
He is a very famous football star.
Columbus is famous for his discovery of America.
5.get married結婚（后接to, 不接with）
His daughter got married last month.
When did you get married?
She got married to a rich man from her hometown.
6.go to college上大學
Her father didn’t go to college because of the war.
He went to college at sixteen.
7.first of all首先，第一
First of all, you must be honest.
First of all let us write down our names on the cards.
You have to find out the answer for yourself.
No one could find out his telephone number.
I’ll find out where they live.
9.at the same time同時；但與此同時，然而
They arrived at the theatre at the same time.
He is not honest, but, at the same time, we cannot deny that he is clever.
I hear he is going to Qingdao on holiday, but I cannot make sure.
Will you make sure that she has returned?
He looked behind him to make sure (that)no one was following him.
The old man makes sure that all the lights are off before he goes to bed.
Make sure you wake me up at five o’clock.
He worked on the new methods of reaching the moon for years.
She is working on a new book.
12.make a mistake (mistakes)做錯，犯錯誤
I think you’ve made a mistake.
How did you make so many mistakes?
We are worrying about her health.
You have nothing to worry about.
Why worry about the future？
14.ask for help求援，請求幫助
He wrote to friends in Shanghai, asking for help.
They didn’t ask for anyone’s help.
15.in front of在……的前面
There is a park in front of our school.
He placed the box in front of me.
My seat is just in front of Mary’s.
注意：in front of表示“有距離的前面”，in the front of表示“在……的前部”。
They were playing in front of the car.
He is sitting in the front of the car with the driver.
There are at least twenty girl students in our class.
This kind of shirts will cost at least 50 dollars.
This is very important. You should at least tell me.
17.speak in English用英語交談，講英語
They always speak in English.
She spoke in German and in broken English.
We should speak in English as often as possible