词汇（words and phrases）：
1 strict 严格的
be strict with sb (in doing sth) （在某方面）严格要求某人
tim’s parents are strict with him (in studying).
2 worth 值得的 be worth doing 值得做某事
this book is worth reading. 这本书很值得一读。
3 regard…as… 把……当作….
the orphan（孤儿） regarded the woman as his mother.
4 in place of = instead of 代替， 取代
he was chosen to play in place of that pianist. 他被选中去代替那个钢琴家演奏。
5 dry （v）擦干 = make sth dry
would you mind drying the dishes for me, linda?
6 make up one’s mind to do = decide to do = make a decision to do 决定做某事
john makes up his mind to be a pianist. john决定成为一名钢琴家。
7 rely on / depend on 依赖， 依靠 don’t always rely on your parents.
8 charity 慈善机构 he plays for many charities.
9 a 4-year-old boy 一个四岁的男孩
peter is 4 years old. = peter is a 4-year-old boy.
10 at the age of 4 四岁的时候 he began his piano studies at the age of 4.
11 come at a price 付出代价 lang lang’s success came at a price.
12 express sth to sb 向某人表达……
lang lang always expresses his gratitude to his parents.
13 nothing but 只有
there is nothing but a book on the desk. 桌上除了一本书，什么也没有。
i have nothing to do but watching tv. 我除了看电视无事可做。
14 fall ill / fall sick / be ill / be sick 生病
miss li fell in yesterday and she couldn’t go to work.
15 not only…but also… = both and 不但….而且….; 既……也……;
not only peter but also i will go there. = both peter and i will go there.
16 lang lang is one of the youngest and most famous pianists of our time.
17 lang lang gives about 150 performances a year.
= lang lang performs about 150 times a year. 朗朗一年大约有150场的演出。
18 coco is good at dancing. = coco does well in dancing. coco 擅长于跳舞。
19 your books are on the ground, please pick them up.
20 mum is getting ready for supper now. 妈妈正在准备晚餐。