今天推薦的文章是這篇－Coral can help sunburn prevention（「珊瑚可以幫助預防曬傷」）文章中有好幾句「關代子句」跟關代被省略後的「分詞構句」的句型：
*Coral is an animal that thrives in shallow water, where it can absorb vital sunlight, but that also makes it vulnerable to strong ultraviolet rays.
Coral is an animal (that thrives in shallow water)-> 限定關代子句, (where it can absorb vital sunlight, but that also makes it vulnerable to strong ultraviolet rays)-> 非限定關代子句. 限定指的是沒有它會死，非限定是沒有它也不會怎樣。
* It's long been known that algae living inside coral produces a sunscreen that protects it.
* It's long been known that (名詞子句開始 algae (living 省略關代／主動動詞加ing形式 inside coral) produces a sunscreen (that protects it).
*After studying samples from the Great Barrier Reef, they found that fish feeding off the coral are also able to withstand powerful ultraviolet rays, leading them to believe that the protective amino acids - the key ingredient - pass up the food chain.
*After studying (省略跟主要子句相同之主詞they／主動動詞加ing形式) samples from the Great Barrier Reef, they found that (名詞子句開始 fish feeding (省略關代／主動動詞加ing形式) off the coral are also able to withstand powerful ultraviolet rays, leading (省略關代which／主動動詞加ing形式) them to believe that (名詞子句開始the protective amino acids - the key ingredient (同位格)- pass up the food chain).
* A home is a place (where children learn basic manners such as respect, love and caring)-> 限定關代子句.
* People (who can speak a foreign language-> 關代子句) can have more job opportunities than people who cannot.
* People (consuming huge amounts of fast food-> 關代子句) run a greater risk of developing conditions such as heart disease and obesity.
* Animals (living in extreme conditions-> 關代子句省略關代) often have special features (that help them survive-> ）關代子句).
* Cancer is one of the most common diseases in modern society, (which kills millions of people each year-> 非限定關代子句).
* Many drivers use their mobile phones while driving, causing (關代子句省略關代) increasing numbers of road accidents.
* People (living a hectic lifestyle關代子句) run a greater risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, (which is a common problem in many countries)-> 非限定關代子句.
* Scientists have discovered the cure for many diseases (which did not have cure-> 關代子句), leading (關代子句省略關代) to a much higher rate of recovery.
* Many international developers build tourist villages in developing countries, (creating more job opportunities for local people-> 關代子句省略關代.
長期累積下來，對英文的學術句型越來越熟悉以後，當然就可以寫出自然不造作的英文寫作。千萬不要硬抄連自己都不是很懂所謂來自名師的句子（例如：A glance of the table... 或Given is a chart showing...），那樣的學習態度大有問題，硬要背出來但是又寫錯只會貽笑大方的。