UNIT 1 UNIVERSITY LIFE
TEXT A Ali Goes to University
TEXT B How College Is Different from High School
UNIT 2 MEMORIES
TEXT A The First Day of Middle School
TEXT B The Brewer's Son
UNIT3 HUMAN LOVE
TEXT A The Greatest of These
TEXT B Working Christmas Day
UNIT 4 TECHNOLOGY
TEXT A Mobile Phones
TEXT B Trains: Past,Present and Future
UNIT 5 LANGUAGE
TEXT A Why the British Are So Bad at Foreign Languages
TEXT B The Meaning of Words
UNIT 6 PEOPLE AN D SOCIETY
TEXT A The Language Was Universal
TEXT B Severing the Human Connection
UNIT 7 COMMUNITY
TEXT A What Community Really Means
TEXT B Sidewalks Can Make a Town a Neighbourhood
UNIT 8 ENTREPRENEURSHIP
TEXTA Hunks of Junk
TEXT B Ten Keys to Success
The library is one of the most frequented places on a Western campus.Students turn to it(1)for research,workshop discussions,downloading aprofessor's PPT presentation,and many(2)other services.
College libraries in the US and UK offer a variety of resources.(3)For instance,apostgraduate student at Yale University can borrow as many as 225 books(4)at a time.
In addition to(5)borrowing books,there are online and digital resources.Thesecan include an academic database search of popular and scholarly material,such asLexisNexis Academic,(6)which offers items from newspapers,magazines,etc.
(7)Although books and journal articles are the most frequently requested items,some libraries provide audio and video recordings,(8)maps and microforms of allkinds.At some schools,professors and tutors unload their teaching PPTs to thelibrary Web to give easier access for(9)students.
Another(10)useful service in Western college libraries is the Interlibrary Loan.This allows a student at(11)one school to borrow books from another school.Theloan request is made(12)through the student's college library,which gets the book,(13)gives it to the user,and arranges for its(14)return.
Technology has brought more services to students and has made librariesattractive.Some universities have mobile text services to ask thelibrarian for(15)information.
4 GRAMMAR FOCUS
Rewrite the following sentences and begin each with there.
1)There is a man sitting on that fence.
2)There was a student coming to see you.
3)There is at least one book about the travels of Marco Polo in our library.
4)There must be something wrong.
5)Was there anyone around?
6)There will be a good film on at the Rex next week.
7)There were several trains coming into the station at the same time.