五分钟新概念｜ One man in a boat
Lesson 20 One man in a boat
Fishing is my favorite sport. I often fishfor hours without catching anything， but this does notworry me. Some fishermen are unlucky. Instead of catching fish， they catch old boots and rubbish. I am even less lucky. I nevercatch anything - not even old boots. After having spent whole mornings on theriver， I always go home with an empty bag. 'You mustgive up fishing！' my friends say. 'It's a waste oftime. 'But they don't realize one important thing. I'mnot really interested in fishing. I am only interested in sitting in a boat anddoing nothing at all！
I often fish for hours without catchinganything.
不辞而别： leave without saying goodbye
一无所知：without knowing anything (about …)
有B 必先有A：You can’t do B without doing A
You can't make an omelette without breakingeggs.
After having spent whole mornings on theriver…
1. spend sth on sth.
She spent ￡100 on anew dress.
How long did you spend on your homework？
2. spend sth. in doing sth.
Most of her life was spent in caring forot***.
…I always go home with an empty bag.
Who's the man with the beard？
Who's the man with the umbrella？
Who's the woman with the little boy？
FOUR 关于 动名词
I am only interested in sitting in a boat anddoing nothing at all！
-ing 形式作名词时称为动名词， 其性质和名词一样
否定：not doing （He apologized for not writing to you. 他为没给你写信而表示道歉。）
Dancing is fun. I love it.
Walking quickly is difficult.
Washing the car makes him dirty.
Instead of catching fish， they catch old boots and rubbish.
You must give up fishing！
I'm not really interested in fishing.
I am only interested in sitting in a boat anddoing nothing at all. （以上为介词后的动名词）
常见的带动名词的介词有 before，after， instead of， without，：
before doing sth.
after doing sth.
instead of doing sth.
without doing sth.
I like listening to music.
I can’t imagineliving in a world without music. (以上为动词后的动名词)
Seeing is believing.眼见为实
My hobby is playing tennis.我的爱好是打网球。
游泳池：swimming pool (相当于说：The pool is used for swimming)