1. 北京) at my classmates’ faces, I read the same excitement in their eyes. (2010
A. Looking B. Look C. To look D. Looked
2. He had wonderful childhood, ________with his mother to all corners of the word. (2010安徽)
A. travel B. to travel C. traveled D. traveling
3. The lady walked around the shops, 江西) an eye out for bargains. (2010
A. keep B. kept C. keeping D. to keep
4. The lawyer listened with full attention, 四川) to miss any point. (2010
A. not trying B. trying not C. to try not D. not to try
Keys: 1-4 ADCB
While waiting at the dentist’s, I read a short story.
→ ___(1)_____, I read a short story.
Before being in the army, he was an engineer.
→ ____(2)____ in the army, he was an engineer.
When she arrived at the party, she found all the people gone.
→ ___(3)_____, she found all the people gone.
When she completed the project, she was promoted.
→____(4)____, she was promoted.
Reading carefully, you’ll learn something new.
→ ___(5)_____, you’ll learn something new.
Being tired, he couldn’t go any further.
→ ____(6)____, he couldn’t go any further.
4. 作让步状语，常置于句首，其前可加上although, though, even if或even though等词。如：
Having failed many times, he didn’t lose heart.
→ ____(7)____, he didn’t lose heart.
5. 作结果状语，常置于句末，其前可加 thereby, thus, therefore等表示结果的词。如：
The book sold more than 500,000 copies a year, making it one of the best-sellers at that time.
Using the rich local natural resources, they develop their economy.
They all stood there, watching closely as the magician did the tricks.
→They all stood there, and ____(8)____ closely as the magician did the tricks.
Keys: (One possible version)
(1) While I was waiting at the dentist’s (2) Before he was (3) On arriving at the party (4) Upon completing the project (5) If you read carefully (6) As he was tired (7) Though he had failed many times (8) watched
1. ______ (已做好充分准备), we were ready for the journey.
2. ____ (由于不知道) anything about the accident, he went to work as usual.
3. ________ (由于病得严重) , the poor woman had to lie in bed all day.
4. The bus was held up by the snowstorm, ________ (于是导致了延误).
5. ________ (走出房间), he found the boy still there.
6. They trained hard these days, ______(希望赢得比赛).
7. _________________________(尽管工作很努力)，he couldn’t make enough money to pay off his debt.
8. _________________________(出国前)，he studied in Peking University.
1. Suffered from heart trouble for years, Professor White has to take some medicine with him wherever he goes.
2. Being admitted what she has said, I still don’t think that she has tried her best to do me a favor.
3. It has rained nonstop for half a month, completely ruined out holiday.
4. He sat back on the chair, took a book and began to read, to look rather at ease.
5. Suddenly, a tall man driving a golden carriage seized the girl and took her away, disappeared into the woods.