1、Children who play truant from school are unimaginative.
语言点 who play truant from school是children的定语从句，主句核心结构是Children are unimaginative.
2、A quiet day's fishing, or eight hours in a cinema seeing the same film over and over again, is usually as far as they get.
语言点 is是这个句子的真正谓语;as they get是比较状语从句。
3、They have all been put to shame by a boy who, while playing truant, travelled 1,600 miles.
而有这么一个小男孩，他在逃学期间旅行了 1600英里，从而使上述所有逃学的孩子们 都相形见绌了。
语言点 put sb. to shame使某人相形见础。
4、He hitchhiked to Dover and, towards evening, went into a boat to find somewhere to sleep.
5、When he woke up next morning, he discovered that the boat had, in the meantime, travdted to Calais.
语言点 in the meantime是插入语，说明驶往加莱的时间。
6、No one noticed the boy as he crept off.
语言点 creep off爬出来
7、From there, he hitchhiked to Paris in a lorry.
语言点 hitchhike to somewhere搭车去某地
8、The driver gave him a few biscuits and a cup of coffee and left him just outside the city.
9、The next car the boy stopped did not take him into the centre of Paris as he hoped it would, but to Perpignan on the French-Spanish border.
语言点 as he hoped it would 在此是指“像男孩希望去的地方”。
10、There he was picked up by a policeman and sent back to England by the local authorities.
语言点 be picked up by sb.被某人抓住了
11、He has surely set up a record for the thousands of children who dream of evading school.
1、An ancient bus stopped by a dry river bed and a party of famous actors and actresses got off.
2、Dressed in dark glasses and old clothes, they had taken special precautions so that no one should recognize them.
语言点 dressed in dark glasses and old clothes 部分作状语，描述了they的着装。
3、But as they soon discovered, disguises can sometimes be too perfect
语言点 “too +形容词”说明的意思往往是超过了合理范围，还会画蛇添足，适得其反。
4、"This is a wonderful place for a picnic," said Gloria Gleam.
语言点 This is a +形容词+名词+ for sth.对于……来说这一个……
例句：This is a terrible place for learning and living.
5、"It couldn"t be better, Gloria,"Brinksley Meers agreed.
语言点 It couldn't be better.没有比这里更好的地方了。(见Lesson 24)
6、"No newspaper men, no film fans! Why don"t we come more often ?
7、Meanwhile, two other actors, Rockwall Slinger and Merlin Greeves, had carried two large food baskets to a shady spot under some trees.
8、When they had all made themselves comfortable, a stranger appeared.
9、He looked very angry.
10、"Now you get out of here, all of you!"he shouted."I"m sheriff here."
11、"Do you see that notice? It says “No Camping”—in case you can't read!"
12、"Look, sheriff," said Rockwall,"don't be too hard on us. I'm Rockwall Slinger and this is Merlin Greeves."
语言点 don't be too hard on sb.不要让某人太难堪了
13、"Oh, is it ? " said the sheriff with a sneer.
14、"Well, I，m Brinksley Meers, and my other name is Gloria Gleam. Now you get out of here fast!"
1、When a light passenger plane flew off course some time ago, it crashed in the mountains and its pilot was killed.
语言点 fly off course飞离航线;pilot was killed飞行员丧生。
2、The only passengers, a young woman and her two baby daughters, were unhurt.
语言点 only的;baby daughter女婴;baby boy男婴;baby face娃娃脸
3、It was the middle of winter.
4、Snow lay thick on the ground.
语言点 on the ground突出雪和地面是接触的。
5、The woman knew that the nearest village was miles away.
6、When it grew dark, she turned a suitcase into a bed and put the children inside it, covering them with all the clothes she could find.
语言点 turn sth. into sth.把某物改为某物：My teacher turned a plain board into blackboard.我的老师把一块平板改成了黑板。
7、During the night, it got terribly cold.
8、The woman kept as near as she could to the children and even tried to get into the case herself, but it was too small.
语言点1 she could为比较状语从句，表示“尽可能地”。
语言点2 try to get into somewhere努力进人某地
9、Early next morning, she heard planes passing overhead and wondered how she could send a signal.
语言点 passing overhead现在分词作宾补，意思是“飞过头顶”。
10、Then she had an idea.
11、She stamped out the letters "SOS"，in the snow.
语言点 stamp out the letters踩出字母
12、Fortunately, a pilot saw the signal and sent a message by radio to the nearest town.
13、It was not long before a helicopter arrived on the scene to rescue the survivors of the plane crash.
语言点 to rescue...动词不定式作目的状语。