Model sentences–4. 陳述

Posted: 2014 年 01 月 10 日 in Writing

XII. 陳述

1.    It is quite clear that personal computers improve the efficiency and accuracy of even very talented people.

2.    The 16th and 17th centuries witnessed a sweeping change in the scientific view of the universe.

3.    The people we remember best are the ones who broke the rules.

4.    The most important quality for a leader to have is not the ability to plan and solve problems but rather the ability to communicate ideas and inspire people to work.

5.    John faces the biggest challenge of his career.

6.    In our modern society, people must constantly learn to gain a competitive edge.

7.    The teacher was faced with the task of breaking the news to the student’s parents.

8.    In some countries, TV and radio programs are carefully censored for offensive language and behavior.

9.    Many parts of the world are losing important natural resources, such as forests, animals, or clean water.

10.  The stark truth is that in much of the world where isn’t enough water, and where there is, it is being wasted, mismanaged and polluted on a grand scale.

11.  Symptoms of the water crisis are everywhere.

12.  Movies are popular all over the world.

13.  Everywhere there are clear signs that people are becoming more respectful of one another’s differences.

14.  The number of single men over 40 years old in the community is increasing.

15.  The number of patients with respiratory illness has been increasing.

16.  Each urbanite produces an average of 440 kg of rubbish annually, far more than our current urban sewage facilities can handle.

17.  In this age of automation, many people complain that humans are becoming subservient to machines.

18.  As the global population expands, more conflict over who gets access to water seems inevitable.

19.  Location has traditionally been one of the most important determinants of a business’s success.

20.  Thrift has long been seen as a virtue in Asia.

21.  Among all the newspapers, Wall Street Journal is my favorite.

22.  As a photographer, I find soap bubbles particularly attractive.

23.  The drug affects different people in different ways.

24.  Computers have pervaded modern society and affected nearly every aspect of daily life.

25.  In recent decades, TV viewing outside the school appears to have more influence on student learning and conduct.

26.  During the past few years, the city has undergone a physical and economic transformation on an record-breaking scale, and at an astonishing speed.

27.  Over the years, the computer has become an integral tool for conducting research.

28.  Lakes and streams have become so acidified that the populations of trout, salmon, and other fish are being destroyed.

29.  Most experiences in our lives that seemed difficult at the time become valuable lessons for the future.

30.  For the past three months, things have gone from bad to worse.

31.  Little by little, humans encroach upon fragile wetlands and wear out sprawling grasslands.

32.  As habitats changed, some species survived by adapting, while others died out quickly.

33.  As a society evolves and changes, so will its ethics and the resultant behavior.

34.  Things have changed a lot since we were young.

35.  The society has changed over the years, especially in the way in which it views risks.

36.  Under these propitious conditions, Britain was able to emerge in the 18th century as the world’s leading commercial power, vanquishing its foreign rivals and extending its imperial sway across the globe.

37.  The world becomes smaller because of better communications and transportation.

38.  What used to be a quiet village has gradually turned into a busy holiday resort.

39.  As technologies change, many workers will lose their jobs.

40.  Programs such as Sesame Street can produce desirable effects on children.

41.  Any company that tries to control employees’ behavior through a strict system of rewards and punishments will soon find such controls have a negative effect on employee morale.

42.  This aspect of your business-school education is one of the most crucial and far-reaching, for once out of school, your network contacts will serve you for the rest of your career.

43.  Before World War II, a high school education was adequate for satisfying most people’s needs, but new problems began to emerge and only college education could provide the kind of knowledge and skills necessary to deal with new challenges.

44.  The lack of these skills among children leads to social and emotional difficulties, aggressive behavior, peer withdrawal, and academic difficulties.

45.  What happened to manual workers may happen to all other workers.



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