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新目标英语九年级Unit 4 Section B录音(音频+文本+翻译)

Unit 4 I used to be afraid of the dark.

Section B 1c Listen and check (√) the sentences you hear.
Girl: My six-year-old brother started school this week.
Boy: Oh, that’s good. Life was great when I was six.
Girl: Really? Why?
Boy: Oh, school was really easy.
Girl: Not for me. I didn’t use to like tests. Now I don’t worry about tests, but I really used to be very nervous about them.
Boy: But the tests in primary school were easy!
Girl: Well, yes, they weren’t too difficult. But I guess I wasn’t used to them yet. I think I still like high school more than primary school.
Boy: But we used to play every day after school. Now we just study all the time.
Girl: Yeah, but we used to have to wear the school uniform. Now we can wear whatever we like.
Boy: I don’t mind wearing a school uniform. I don’t like thinking about what to wear every day! I do remember one bad thing about primary school though. I used to hate P.E. class. Now I love it.
Girl: Oh, me, too!

听录音,标出(√)你所听到的句子。
女孩:我六岁大的弟弟这周开始上学。
男孩:哦,那很好。我六岁时生活很美好。
女孩:真的吗?为什么?
男孩:哦,上学很简单。
女孩:对我来说不是这样的。我过去不喜欢考试。现在我不担心考试,但是我过去对考试真的感到非常紧张。
男孩:但是在小学考试很容易!
女孩:嗯,是的,小学考试不太难。但我认为我还是不习惯考试。我想比起小学来我还是更喜欢中学。
男孩:但我们过去常常每天放学后就玩耍。现在我们却总是在学习。
女孩:是的,但是我们过去必须穿校服。现在我们可以穿我们喜欢的衣服。
男孩:我并不介意穿校服。我不喜欢去考虑每天穿什么!可是我确实记得一件关于小学的不好的事情。我过去讨厌上体育课。但现在我喜欢它。
女孩:哦,我也是!

1d  Listen again.What do the girl and the boy say about things in the past and now? Fill in the chart.
Girl: My six-year-old brother started school this week.
Boy: Oh, that’s good. Life was great when I was six.
Girl: Really? Why?
Boy: Oh, school was really easy.
Girl: Not for me. I didn’t use to like tests. Now I don’t worry about tests, but I really used to be very nervous about them.
Boy: But the tests in primary school were easy!
Girl: Well, yes, they weren’t too difficult. But I guess I wasn’t used to them yet. I think I still like high school more than primary school.
Boy: But we used to play every day after school. Now we just study all the time.
Girl: Yeah, but we used to have to wear the school uniform. Now we can wear whatever we like.
Boy: I don’t mind wearing a school uniform. I don’t like thinking about what to wear every day! I do remember one bad thing about primary school though. I used to hate P.E. class. Now I love it.
Girl: Oh, me, too!

2b Read the passage and put the sentences [A-D] in the correct places. 阅读短文,把句子 [A-D] 放到正确的位置。

He Studies Harder Than He Used to
他比过去更努力学习

Li Wen is a normal 15-year-old boy from the countryside. He works very hard and does well in school. It is hard to believe that he used to have difficulties in school. When he was a little boy, he seldom caused any problems, and his family spent a lot of time together. _____________. His parents moved to the city to look for jobs, and his grandparents came to take care of him. But he missed his parents so much and he often felt lonely and unhappy.
李文是一个普通的 15 岁农村男孩。他学习非常努力,在学校表现良好。很难相信他过去在学校常常遇到困难。当他是个小男孩的时候,很少惹麻烦,他与家人们常常生活在一起。______________。他的父母进入城市寻找工作,因此他的爷爷奶奶来照顾他。但是他非常想念他的父母,他经常感到孤独而苦恼。

Li Wen’s unhappiness began to influence his schoolwork. He became less interested in studying. Sometimes he was absent from classes and failed his examinations. Finally, Li Wen’s parents made decision to send him to a boarding school. However, Li Wen was shy and not able to make friends quickly in school. He found life there difficult. One day he told his teacher that he wanted to leave the school. _____________ and she called his parents. She advised them to talk with their son in person. So his parents took a 24-hour train and a 5-hour bus ride to get to Li Wen’s school.
李文的苦恼开始影响他的学业。他对学习越来越不感兴趣。有时他甚至旷课,考试不及格。最后,李文的父母决定送他去寄宿学校。但是,李文很害羞,无法很快在学校里交朋友。他发现很难适应那里的生活。一天,他对老师说他想要退学。___________,就给他的父母打了电话。她建议他们亲自与自己的儿子谈谈。因此,他的父母亲乘坐了 24 小时的火车和 5 小时的巴士来到了李文的学校。

_________. “It was exactly what I needed,” he said. “Now I understand that even though they are busy, they are always thinking of me. They take pride in everything good that I do.”
__________。“这就是我需要的,”他说。“现在我明白了,即使他们很忙,他们也总是想着我。他们对我所做的每一件好事都感到自豪。”

After that, Li Wen’s parents had much more communication with their son than they used to. ________. He became more outgoing and made some good friends in school. He even joined the school basketball team and became active in many other activies. “I’m much happier now, and I work even harder than I used to. I know my parents love me and they’re always proud of me,” says Li Wen. “It’s very important for parents to be there for their children.”

此后,李文的父母与他们的儿子之间进行的交流比过去多得多。__________。他变得更外向,在学校里交了一些好朋友。他甚至加入了学校篮球队,并且在其他许多活动中变得更积极。“我现在更开心了,学习甚至比过去更努力。我知道我的父母爱我,他们总是为我感到自豪,”李文说。“对父母来说,陪伴在他们的孩子身边非常重要。”

Missing language 空缺的句子
A. They had a long talk 他们进行了一次长谈
B. Now Li Wen has really changed 现在李文真的变了
C. However, things began to change a few years ago 然而,几年前情况开始变了
D. His teacher was worried about him 他的老师担心他

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