reading Unit 2 Reaching out across the ocean Language point
1 form the foundation for mankind’s greatest endeavour 形成人们努力（探索世界）的基础 2 inspire explorers to search for s.p. 激起探索者寻找某地的热情 Inspire sb (to do sth) 激励某人做…
朋友鼓励他在试一次。 His friends inspired him to try again. search…for… 探索；搜查 search for He searched the thief for the lost necklace. They search for the thief in the town.
search through • 把...仔细搜寻一遍 He searched through all the drawers for the key. n in search of • 寻求, 搜查 • make a search for He moved to Paris in search for a better life.
3 It is well known that … 众所周知 =It is known to all that… =As is known ,… 众所周知，地球是圆的。 It is well known that the earth is round.
5 have contact with 与…有联系 • be in contact with • be out of contact with • lose contact with • make contact with
6 find one’s way 找到路 lose/fight/push/weave one’s way 与……交换 6 in exchange for I gave her a sweater in exchange for a skirt.
7 along/on/ off the coast 体验到；遇到 8 meet with I met with kindness wherever I went. 与…会面/会见 The president is to meet with journalists this afternoon.
9developinto the world’s trading center 发展成为世界贸易中心 10 lead…to 促进，导致; 通往 The street leads (you) to the station. His carelessness led to the fire. 11 be taken prisoner 被抓
vt. 起始于,溯源到 • date from =date back to 这座建筑是1823年所建。 The building dates from/ back to 1823. 这种风俗起源于16世纪。 The custom dates from/back to the 16th century.
n. 意志, 决心, 意向, 遗嘱 • will (+to do) Her will to live enable her to recover.