earlier, ahead of time, in advance
be on time, be on schedule
behind schedule, late, delay, put off, postpone
M: I'm sorry, Madam, the plane is somewhat behind the schedule. Take a seat. I'll inform you as soon as we know something definite.
W: Thank you. I'd rather look around and I'll be back in several minutes.
Q: What can be concluded about the plane?
1. W: Good morning, I'm here to see Mr. Addison.
M: Mr. Addison went to Washington last Monday for a conference, and will be back on
Thursday night. If you like, you may come again on Friday morning.
Q: When will Mr. Addison return?
两大类场景：campus life(校园生活)；daily life(日常生活)
1. campus life(校园生活)
2. daily life(日常生活)
Passage Twenty-five (Exploration of the Titanic) After resting on the ocean floor, split asunder and rusting, for nearly three-quarters of a century, a great ship seemed to
Passage Twenty-seven (Analysis and Interpretation of the News) The newspaper must provide for the reader the facts, unalloyed, unslanted, objectively selected facts. But in