1.I do not think everybody will find my kind of humour funny.
(1)这是一个含有 that 引导的宾语从句的复合句.请注意汉语与英语在表示否定时位置的不同.在英语中，有一种否定转移现象，主句在形式上是否定的，而在意义上实际上是否定从句.这种情况常出现在think，believe，imagine，suppose 等作主句谓语的句子中.
e.g.I don’t suppose he cares，does he?我看他不在乎，对吧?
She doesn’t believe he is at school.她认为他不在学校.
e.g.We couldn’t believe he was at home.我们真不能相信他当时在家.
We didn’t believe he was at home.我们认为他不在家.
Will you find Mary her tennis racket?你愿意替玛丽找一找网球拍吗?
We found him (to be) dishonest.我们觉得他不诚实.
He found the door closed.他发现门被关上了.
He found a wallet lying on the ground.他发现一只钱包躺在地上.
I find it difficult to understand him.我觉得难以理解他.
2.What comedians have in common with the players in a comedy is their way of playing with words.在喜剧中，喜剧演员同其他演员的共同之处是玩文字游戏.
She has nothing in common with her sister.她和姐姐毫无共同之处.
(3)in common 意思是“公有，公用”.
They two own the factory in common.他俩共有这家工厂.
3.I cycled as fast as I could.我尽可能快地骑.
(1)as fast as...意思是“尽可能快地……”.as...as意思是“如同……一样”，表正面比较，第一个as为副词，修饰中间的形容词和副词，第二个as后接名词时，作介词用;接从句时是连词，从句常为比较状语从句.否定形式是not so/as...as...意思是“不如……那样……”，“没有……那么……”.
It is as white as snow.像雪一样白.
I am as tall as you (are).我跟你一般高.
e.g.I cycled in front of him.我骑车绕到他的前面.
Last night，I watched a cycle race.昨晚，我观看了一场自行车比赛.
I had to brake hard and I hit another cyclist.我不得不拼命刹车，结果撞上了另一个骑车的人.
4.I was still so angry that I went up to tell him what I thought of him.
e.g.He is so kind that I like him very much.他是如此和善，以至于我很喜欢他.
(2)go up to意思是“走上前去”，由so构成的短语：
go in for从事于，酷爱go all out全力以赴go against违背go ahead前进
All things went well.万事大吉.
1.Mark Twain was a________(幽默的)writer and his works always make readers laugh.
2.Because of the war，many people became________(无家可归的)in Libya.
3.The________(喝醉的)driver was punished severely by the police.
4.The thief________(溜进)into the house without anyone noticing him.
5.Seeing my arrival，he came over and________(低语)something in my ear.
6.Well，you've acted________(愚蠢地)and you will pay for it.
7.French has many________(多山的)regions for skiing in winter.
8.Some kids are very________(挑剔的)about food，that is，they don't have a balanced diet.
答案：1.humourous 2.homeless 3.drunk 4.slid
5.whispered 6.foolishly 7.mountainous 8.particular
badly off，pick out，cut off，up to now，feel/be content with
1.Certainly，when the heat comes to a certain degree，a red light will flash and the electricity will be______________automatically.
2.I felt at ease with the villagers and______________my life there.
3.Her house is easily______________from the rest;it has a large black gate.
4.We were so______________when I was a child that we had a meat dish for dinner only on Sunday.
5.I have heard nothing from him______________.
答案：1.cut off 2.felt/was content with 3.picked out
4.badly off 5.up to now
1.Jones was ill，so she missed her chance of______________(主演)the school play last month.
2.What worries us is that this is the third time____________(电源被切断)this week.
3.The picture was taken a long time ago.I wonder______________(是否能辨认出我父亲).
4.Solar energy is friendly to the environment，but it hasn't been made the best of______________(直到现在).
5.A lot of language learning，______________(正如发现的那样)，is happening in the first year of life，so parents should talk much to their children during that period.
6.He spent four years getting a degree，______________(结果发现)there were no jobs for graduates.
答案：1.starring in 2.the electricity has been cut off 3.if you can pick out my father 4.up to now 5.as has been discovered 6.only to find
(一)1.There is something in particular for our English teacher.
2.He is always employing amusing ways to direct us to learn English.
3.He has convinced us of the importance of English reading.
4.We are willing to read any materials he picks out for us.
5.When we feel bored with life，he is always telling us that we should be content with what we have owned.
There is something in particular for our English teacher，who is always employing amusing ways to direct us to learn English.He has convinced us of the importance of English reading;as a result，we are willing to read any materials he picks out for us.When we feel bored with life，he is always telling us that we should be content with what we have owned.What a teacher!