amusing. adj. 好笑的
amusing 强调好笑，interesting 强调有趣(广义的)，不好笑也Okay.
experience n. 经历(可数); 经验(不可数)
I have a number of experience. 我有很多经验
I have a number of experiences. 我有很多经历
wave v. 招手
wave to sb
On the way, a young man waved to me. I stopped and he asked me for a lift.
lift n. 搭便车（名词）
I take a lift. 我搭了一个便车。
give sb a lift让某人搭便车
reply n. 回复
reply to the anser
native language. 母语
journey n. 旅行
trip: 短距离的旅行或者出差，go on business = go on a trip
tour: 单纯为了玩，tourist. 游客
整个旅途：During the journey.
五分钟旅途：five minutes’ walk（意思是走五分钟就到了） ≈ five minutes’ journey（五分钟路程，不管用什么方式）
I had an amusing experience last year. After I had left a small village in the south of France, I drove on to the next town. 去年我有过一次有趣的经历。在离开法国南部的一个小村庄后，我继续驶往下一个城镇。
After I had left …, I drove on … 这是一个由
on—— 这个单词用得极好！on 加在动词之后表示继续的意思，“我”离开村庄之后就 继续 驶往下一个目的地，具有连贯性。
《My heart will go on》 我心永恒
go on. 继续
On the way, a young man waved to me. I stopped and he asked me for a list. 途中，一个青年人向我招手。我把车停下，他向我提出要求搭车。
As soon as he had got into the car, I said good morning to him in French and he replied in the same language. 他一上车，我就用法语向他问早上好，他也用同样的发育回答我。
As soon as … 一……就…… 时间状语从句，发生在前的动作用 had done, 发生在后的动作用 done。
As soon as I had recevied the letter, I gave her a ring. 我一收到信就回了她电话。
As soon as I had entered the room, I took off my coat right now.
Apart from a few words, I do not know an French at all. 除了个别几个单词外，我根本不会法语。
apart from. 除了……以外，不……
except for: 放句首或者句中
not … at all 一点都不
Neither of us spoke during the joruney. 途中我们（俩）谁也没说话。
neither of sb两个人中任何一个都不（自带否定含义，不和 not 混用）
either of us两个人中任何一个都
none of us
I had nearly reached the town, when the young man suddenly said, very slowly, ‘Do you speak English?’ As I soon learnt, he was English himself ! 就要到达那个镇时，那青年突然开了口，慢慢说道：“你会讲英语吗？” 我很快了解到，他自己就是英国人！
as I soon learnt 我很快了解到。
As we know, it is the coldest day in the winter! What a day! 正如我所知道的，那是一年中最冷的天！冷就一个字！
He was English himself !
I am Chinese myself ! 我就是个中国人！
连词：As soon as, After, Before等这种明显带有时间先后顺序的词。
except, except for, apart from区别
Neither of us spoke. We ___ .
a. neither spoke b. either spoke
c. both didn’t speak d. neither didn’t speak
either / neither 一般不说成 we / I either/neither… ，而说 neitehr / either of sb，neither 不和 not连用
hitch hiker. 搭便车的远足者