中考初三英语作文：朋友 A Friend of Mine
A Friend of Mine
I have several friends. Wang Lin is my best friend. He is eleven years old. He comes from Beijing.
Wang Lin came here three years ago. He came with his parents. His father is an engineer and his mother is a middle school teacher. He has no brothers or sisters. He is the only child of his parents.
We are classmates at school, so we see much of each other.He is fond of English and I am good at maths. We always help each other. Both of us have made GREat proGREss in our studies.
We have made up our minds to study harder and win still GREater success in our studies.
1.So + 形容词+ be + 主词+ that + 从句(如此……以致于……) 例如：
So precious is time that we can’t afford to waste it.
2.形容词+ as +主语+ be，主语+ 谓语(虽然……) 例如：
Rich as our country is, the qualities of our living are by no means satisfactory.
3.The + 比较级+主语+谓语，the +比较级+主语+谓语(愈……愈……) 例如：
The harder you work, the more progress you make.
4.It is time + 主语+ 过去式(该是……的时候了) 例如：
It is time the authorities concerned took proper steps to solve the traffic problems.
注意：此句型可以转化为简单句句型：It is time for sth./for sb to do…. 例如：
It is time for lunch.
5.To be frank/ To tell the truth, …. (老实说, ……) 例如:
To be frank/ To tell the truth, whether you like it or not, you have no other choice.
6.it took him a year to do….( 他用了1年的时间来做……) 例如：
Asfar as we know, it took him more than a year to write the book.
It took them a long time to realize they had made a mistake.