Unit 5 Canada The True North同步试题练习题（必修三）
Canada ─ “The True North”重点词汇讲与练
surround v： extend on all sides of ; encircle
eg. Trees surround our house.
The police surrounded the thief。
The wall surrounds our school.
2.extremely adv： to a very high degree.
eg. That’s extremely interesting.
We got on extremely well.
I am extremely sorry.
within prep： not more than
eg. She returned within an hour.
If you don’t hear anything within three days， phone again.
They finished the house within half a year.
He lives within five minutes’ walk.
slightly adv： to a slight degree
eg. The patient is slightly better today.
I know her slightly.
She speeded up slightly.
I feel slightly ill today.
5. distance n： separation in space or time [C][U][（+to/from/between）]
eg. It is a long distance from New York to Hongkong.
The distance between the two places is twenty kilometers.
What is the distance to Guangzhou？
词组in the distance： 在远处
They saw a few houses in the distance.
There is light in the distance.
6．wealthy adj： rich
eg. He was the eldest son of a wealthy family.
It is a wealthy city in the country.
He is a wealthy man.
7.dawn n： the first glimpse of light in the morning
eg. The dawns here are beautiful.
We must get up at dawn.
They take the boat out every day at dawn.
The scenery is beautiful at dawn.
8. downtown adv or adj： in the business center of a city or a town
eg. They went downtown to do some shopping.
It is a downtown city.
9. flow vi： to move freely
eg. The river Thames flows into the North Sea.
The river flows rapidly.
After the concert the people flowed out of the hall.
The blood flowed out.
a） n： outer area
eg. Their house is on the border of the river.
They picked on the border of the lake.
Her handkerchief has a white border.
b） n： boundary of country
eg. They were near the border between France and Germany.
It is a border city.
They will ask for your passport at the border.
11. terrify ： make someone feel terrified
eg. He was terrified of being left alone in the room.
You terrified me just now!
The thunderstorm terrified the child.
a） adj： relating to a public office
eg. He gave me an official letter.
The official language of the country is English.
Is the news official？
b） n： person who holds a position of authority
eg. The government officials are having a meeting.
He is an official at the local bank.
The mayor is an elected official.
a） n： visit other places or journey through which performances are given
eg. Mr. Adams made a tour around East Asia last year.
He joined a bicycling tour.
The film star is on tour in our city.
b） v： make a tour
eg. We’ll tour around Italy for our holiday this summer.
Many Americans tour by car
14．settle v： make one’s home in a place.