Translation Unit1 VIII. 1. Not only can students choose when and where to learn for an online course, but they can also take time to think through answers before making a reply. 2. She is excited by the idea of online learning while be considers it meaningless and useless. 3. Communicating with native English speakers is a very rewarding experience from which we can learn a lot. 4. Today, more and more people have access to the Internet through which they look for the information they need. 5. He wants her to give up working and stay home to look after the children. She feels, however, that this is too much for her. 6. Now that we have finished the course, we shall start doing more revision work. Unit3 VIII. 1. I have decided to accept the new post, even though the job is not very well paid. 2. The job has been taken to be very simple until (it is) actually started. 3. Now that you are planning to move to Canada, you must try to adjust to cold weather in winter. 4. He promised to help us to buy the house, but with a little reluctance. 5. This is an important meeting. Please see to it that you are not late for it. 6. He is experienced businessman who has engaged in foreign trade for quite a few years. Unit4 VII. 1. she was so absorbed in reading the book that she was not conscious of someone coming in. 2. He was late for almost an hour for the first meeting, leaving a bad
impression on everyone. 3. Consciously or unconsciously, we make up our minds about people through their eyes, faces, bodies, and attitudes. 4. Professor Zhou was committed to the cause of language teaching all his life. 5. Many how-to books advise you that if you want to make a good impression, the trick is to be consistently you, at your best. 6. The media sometimes sends mixed messages, but most people believe what they see over what they hear. Unit6 VIII. 1. The police got to the station five minutes after the explosion, and so did the reporters. 2. Even if you disagree with her, she is worth listening to. 3. The news reporters were given nothing but bare facts by the officials in charge of the investigation. 4. The room was well decorated, but the color of the curtain did not go well with the overall style. 5. Whenever we go back to the place where my husband was born, we always make the rounds of his relatives. 6. Contrary to his hope, his girlfriend’s parents are not as approachable as his parents.