单词背得越多越好吗,不一定,刘毅词汇丛书一改传统的背词方法,生动活泼。

1.以课为单元,容易安排学习进度,避免了背词典式学习方法的冗长
2.单词不以首字母为顺序排列,避免了联想式记忆
3.适当列出了各单词的衍生词,同义词及反义词,举一反三,事半功倍
4.每个单词配以例句及译文

  要想在六级中取得好成绩,词汇是关键,而词汇的增加并非一蹴而就的,只要采用系统的方法,就可以缩短增加词汇的时间,切记要随时活用所学的单词,唯有如此,这些词汇才会确确实实地成为你自己的。
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★amicable adj.友善的[同]amiable

MEANING:having or showing a friendly attitude,affable,agreeable
TYPICAL USE:The amicable flash of her white teeth was very impressive.她友善地露齿一笑,给人很深刻的印象。

★blizzard n.大风雪,暴风雪[同]snowstorm

MEANING:a long severe snowfall
TYPICAL USE:The soldiers are very exhausted for they have advanced forward without rest in a blizzard.士兵们精疲力倦,因为他们在暴风雪中没有休息地继续前进。

★cruise v.往返航行,海上游弋[同]voyage

MEANING:sail or travel about from place to place on pleasure or business
TYPICAL USE:If I were rich, I would like to cruise in the Southern Pacific for six months in a private yacht.假如我有钱的话,我要乘私人游艇在南太平洋上航行六个月。

★eradicate v.根除,歼灭[同]extirpate

MEANING:get rid of entirely,destroy complterly,annihilate,uproot
TYPICAL USE:Yellow fever has been eradicated in the United States but it still exits in some countries.黄热病在美国已经根除绝迹.但在一些国家却依然存在。

★glimmer n.微光[同]gleam

MEANING:a faint,unsteady light,glow,flicker
TYPICAL USE:The doctor's report gave us only a glimmer of hope.医生的报告仅给我们一丝的希望。

★lump n.堆,团,大量[同]block

MEANING:a mass of something solid without a special size or shape,bump
TYPICAL USE:On his desk,many articles and documents are always piled in great lump.在他的桌上,许多东西和文件总是被准成一大维。

★ransack v.细细搜索[同]rummage

MEANING:search thoroughly through,scour
TYPICAL USE:The woman ransacked the house for her lost jewelry.那女人仔细搜察房屋以找寻遗失约珠宝。

★slash v.(以剑、刀等)砍[同]gash

MEANING:make long,quick cuts with something sharp
TYPICAL USE:He slashed a path through the high grass with a long knife.他用一把长的刀子在高的草丛中开辟一条小径。

★slump v.陷,猛然落下[同]depress

MEANING:drop or fall heavily or suddenly
TYPICAL USE:Out feet slumped repeatedly through the melting ice.经过融化的冰时,我们的脚一再地陷落。

★vogue n.时尚,流行[同]fashion

MEANING:popularity or acceptance,mode
TYPICAL USE:That pop-song had a great vogue at one time.那首通俗歌曲有一阵子非常流行。


小测验:从今天所学中选出最适当的一个单词填入空格中:
1. Enemy soldiers _____ the city and carried off its treasures.
2. Tired from his long walk,he _____ into a chair.
3. We saw the _____ of a distant light though the trees.
4. He used to have a great _____ as a film actor,but no one goes to the cinima to see him now.
5. What the Ice Age did was to _____ the abundant mammalian life in the northern hemisphere.

答案:1.ransacked 2.slumped 3. glimmer 4.vogue 5.eradicate