【Grammar Tip】

Along with saving gas, it's a much better way to enjoy the beautiful spring weather!

along with: together with / in addition to

原句等同:In addition to saving gas, it's a much better way to enjoy the beautiful spring weather.

The visitors will be shown a collection of photos and a short video.
→ The guests will be shown a collection of photos along with a short video.

Henry's mother sent him a check in addition to some new clothes for his birthday.
→ Henry's mother sent him a check along with some new clothes for his birthday.


【Chat Room】

up for something 想要做某件事
如:Are you up for a movie?Yes, I'm up for it.

up to something 有能力去做某件事
如:Are you up for a movie?I'm not up to it. (如感冒時,我沒精神、精力去看電影)


【Word Bank】

gasoline (n) 汽油
 I need tp fill up the car with gasoline before I get to work.

kilometer (n) 公里
 Since she lives less than two kilometers away, Sarah walks to school every day.

usage (n) 用量;使用
 Cut back on your electricity usage and you'll save money each month.

engine (n) 引擎
 Tony left the car engine running too long and now we're out of gas.


【More Information】

mileage (n) (燃料的)行駛哩數
hood (n) 車蓋;蓋子
evaporation (n)蒸發;消散

barbecue 烤肉
climate 氣候
throw back 擲還;反彈
heat 溫度;熱度
along with 與...一起;除...之外

cut back on 大量削減
compact 小巧的、小型的
slang 俚語


【Michelle's Room】

mile 英哩;哪部車的里程數用" on "
1. 你車子的里程數是多少呢?
  What's the mileage on your car?
2. 小型車很受歡迎,因為同樣的汽油量可以跑更高的里程數
  Compact cars are popular because they get better gas mileage.

gasoline 簡稱gas
3. 過去幾個月汽油的價格漲了5%
  The price of gasoline has gone up 5% in the past few months.
4. 這家加油站提供全套的服務
  The gas station provides full service.
5. 我們的汽油不夠了,我們停下來去加油吧
  We're running low on gas. Let's stop and get some.

usage (n) 使用;用量;使用方法 use (v) 使用
6. 如果我們從泡澡改為淋浴,每天的用水量就可以減少
  Daily water usage can be reduced if we take showers instead of baths.
7. 這本書提到英語俚語的使用方式
  The book talks about the usage of English slang.



【Other】
gas
 【礦】瓦斯
 可燃氣;煤氣;沼氣
 【口】汽油
 【口】胃氣;脹氣
 
 可用於一般汽車或是廚房等,很多地方

gasoline
 汽油
 
 僅用於汽車




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