Read the passage and answer the questions.
1．Which two events does the writer mention?
2．How did the writer end up missing both events?
Life Is Full of the Unexpected
In May 2001,1 found a job in New York at the World Trade Center. On September 11, 2001,1 arrived at my building at around 8:30 a.m. I was about to g up when I decided to get a coffee first. I went to my favorite 潍坊癫痫频繁发作如何治疗coffee place even though it was two blocks east from my office. As I was waiting in line with other office workers I heard a Loud sound. Before I could join the others outside to see what was going on,the first plane had already hit my office building. We start in disbelief at the black smoke rising above the burning building. I felt lucky to be alive.
Almost 10 years later,l woke up at感冒发烧会诱发癫痫病吗 10: 00 a.m. on February 21,2011 and realized that my alarm never went off. I jumped out of bed and went straight to the airport. . But by the time L got to the airport,my plane to New Zealand had already taken off. \"This is the first holiday I\'ve taken in a year, and now I\'ve missed my plane. What bad luck! \"I thought to myself. The other planes were full so I had to wait till the next day. The next morning,I heard about the earthquake in New Zealand the day before. My bad luck had unexpectedly turned into a good thing.
Find words from the passage with opposite meanings to the words below. Then write a sentence with each word.
Retell one of the events to your partner. Use these words and phrases to help you.
in disbelief 怀疑地
take off 起飞
arrive at 到达
be about to 刚要；即将
even though 尽管
e.g.On September 11，2001，I arrived at my...