★New words and expressions
catch fish：抓鱼；catch thief:抓小偷
catch a cold:感冒；catch a bus:赶上车；catch one's breath:屏住呼吸；catch sight of=see;catch fire:着火；catch one's eyes:吸引某人注意力
a pair of boots
v.You are wasting time.
n.a waste of
It is a waste of time/money/food.
eg:I realized that I was wrong.
实现：realize one's dream
One man in a boat
Fishing is my favourite sport.I often fish for hours without catching anything.But this does not worry me.Some fisherman are unlucky.Instead of catching fish,they catch old boots and rubbish.I am even less lucky.I never catch anything-not even old boots.After having spent whole morning on the river,I always go home with an empty bay.'You must give up fishing!'my friends say.'It's a waste of time.'But they don't realize one important thing.I'm not really interested in fishing.I am only interested in sitting in a boat and doing nothing at all!
eg:I have bought some fish.
eg:There are a lot of fishes in the sea.
☆...without catching anything.
eg:He went out without saying any words.
Without asking for money,the boy went to school.
eg:I go to school instead of staying at home.
I bought books instead of buying dresses.
adj.be worried about:主语为宾语而感到担心
A is less...than B.“不如”
eg:After I go to school,I learned a lot of knowledge.
=After going to school,I learned a lot of knowledge.(主语都是I)
☆give up doing=stop doing:放弃做某事
give up smoking:戒烟
☆be keen on,be fond of,be interested in,enjoy+doing:喜欢
☆be up to,be capable of:胜任