Accept life as it is. I learned how to do it from my father.__1__， he did not teach me acceptance when he was strong and healthy, but rather when he was __2__ and ill.
My father was __3__ a strong man who loved being active, but a terrible illness __4__ all that away. Now he can no longer walk, and he must sit quietly in a chair all day. Even talking is __5__. One night, I went to visit him with my sisters. We started __6__ about life, and I told them about one of my __7__. I said that we must very often give things up __8__ we grow — our youth, our beauty, our friends — but it always __9__ that after we give something up, we gain something new in its place. Then suddenly my father __10__ up. He said, “But, Peter, I gave up __11__ ! What did I gain？” I thought and thought, but I couldn’t think of anything to say. __12__， he answered his own question: “I __13__ the love of my family，” I looked at my sisters and saw tears in their eyes, along with hope and thankfulness.
I was also __14__ by his words. After that, when I began to feel irritated (愤怒的) at someone, I __15__ remember his words and become __16__ . If he could replace his great pain with a feeling of love for others, then I should be __17__ to give up my small irritations. In this __18__， I learned the power of acceptance from my father.
Sometimes I __19__ what other things I could have learned from him if I had listened more carefully when I was a boy. For now, though, I am __20__ for this one word.
5. A．difficult B．stressful
Module 1课时跟踪练(二) Introduction & Reading — Language Points
1．The Great Wall is a symbol (象征) of ancient Chinese civilisation.
2．She had to face (面对) the fact that her life had changed forever.
3．Her sculpture (雕塑) will be on show at the museum until the end of this month.
4．The museum, situated (位于) in the center of the city, is popular with the young.
5．How the ancient (古代的) Egyptians built the pyramids puzzled people for centuries.
6．Mozart’s birthplace (出生地) and the house where he composed “The Magic Flute” are both museums now.
7．The government has begun a new project (工程) at the airport to make passengers more comfortable.
8．As Chinese, we should take pride in our great civilisation (文明) from thousands of years ago.
9．The Alps Range (山脉) is famous for its beautiful scenery.
10．Located in Paris, the Louvre is one of the world’s largest art galleries (美术馆).
1．This restaurant has become popular for its wide ranges of foods that suit all tastes and pockets. ranges→range
2．The ground is covering with water. It must have rained last night.covering→covered
3．The parking lot, which is situating in the centre of the town, is not so large.situating→situated
4．She is no more than a teacher; she is also an intimate friend to us. 去掉no
5．Nearly 70% of the fund are supplied by the government.are→is
6．The open-air celebration has been put off because the bad weather.because后加of
1．Among the students is_sitting_an_old_professor.
2．Three-quarters of the water has_been_wasted.
3．I was bitten by a dog once and I’ve been afraid of them ever_since.
4．I_was_faced_with the awful job of breaking the news to the girl’s family.
5．The school is just across_the_hospital.
6．To finish my graduation paper, I referred to a_wide_range_of_books.
7．Green is usually regarded as a_symbol_of_life while red stands for joy and victory.
8．The little girl has many friends, such_as Jane, Rose and Tom.
9．In order to meet the deadline, Professor Smith along with his assistants is_working_on_the_project day and night.
10．Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of_all_time.
Paris is the capital and largest city of France, 1.situated (situate) on the River Seine. The Eiffel Tower is 2.the famous symbol of Paris. The Louvre is also located in Paris. The city is also famous 3.for its restaurants, cafés and theatres.
Barcelona is the second 4.largest (large) city of Spain and 5.is_situated (situate) on the northeast coast. The Church of the Sagrada Familia is one of Barcelona’s most famous 6.landmarks (landmark)．
Florence is an Italian city 7.becoming (beModule 1课时跟踪练(三) Other Parts of the Module
1．What is the feature (特点) of today’s TV program?
2．On Tuesday the country’s parliament (议会) voted to establish its own army.
3．Many representatives (代表) of the older generation were there.
4．The country is right now governed (统治) by a group of army officers.
5．The hospital has an ideal geographical (地理的) location.
6．Flooding is likely in some coastal regions (地区) of the northeast during the early part of the week.
7．On the opposite (对面的) wall is hanging one map as well as dozens of pictures.
8．Is there an agreement (协议) on how much aid will be sent?
1．Little on little, we began to get to know the representative.on→by
2．Prices are always rising these days. Up to now, the petrol price has increased to 20%.increased后的to→by
3．The whole population of the city were excited about the victory of Guangzhou Evergrande.were→was
4．On the one hand, they’d love to go abroad; but on other hand, they don’t want to leave their hometown.other前加the
5．The book belonged to me.belonged→belongs
6．The new building is twice as taller as the old one beside it.taller→tall_
in terms of， belong to， opposite， compared with， on the other hand， increase to， little by little， refer to， have a population of， govern
1．On the one hand, hospitals lose money. But, on_the_other_hand,_if people are healthy, don’t think of it as losing money; think of it as saving lives.
2．John hadn’t been able to stop smoddenly; he had to control his smoking desire_little_by_little.
3．You must not be governed by the opinions of others; instead, you should sticr own view.
4．India has_a_population_of more than 1 billion.
5．In_terms_of speed and comfort, a bicycle can’t be compared with other means of transportation like car and train.
6．I got nervous when the woman seated opposite kept staring at me.
7.The number of the workers in this factory has increased_to 300.
8．What I have to say refers_to all of you.
9．The dictionary as well as grammar books that have bookmarks in them belongs_to Jane.
10．Though I am improving in my study, I still have a long way to go compared_with some of my classmates.