TOEFL IBT SPEAKING

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1. Describe a book that you believe is the most useful to you. Please explain
the reason and include specific examples and details in your explanation.

1. 说出你认为对你最有用的一本书,并解释原因。
The most important book for me is my undergraduate major textbook which is called marketing. Because as we all know that marketing is a kind of major which cuts across the boundaries of many different disciplines, so it broadens my knowledge scope, such as the aspects of advertising and trade. On the other hand, well, a plenty of cases are included in this book, in addition, many definitions can explained very acceptable so it definitely helps me to get a deeply understanding of my major.

2. Which of the following statements do your agree with? Please give specific
reasons for your opinion. Some believe that TV programs have a positive
influence on modern society. Others, however, think that the influence of TV
programs is negative.

2. 电视对于现代社会有正面作用还是负面作用,选择其中之一并解释原因。
As far as I am concerned, television has more positive effects towards the modern society than its negative sides. First, from the news broadcasting in the television, we can know what is happening in the outside world even without stepping out our living room with television in it. And second, watching television with family members after supper is a good way to relax after a hard day's work. What's more, its visual effect makes people feel less stressed and has a great influence on the way people think and talk.

3. Describe the most important decision that you have made in your life. Why
was it important to you? Use specific examples and details to support your
explanation.

3. Describe the most important decision that you made in your life.
Personally speaking, the most important decision that I have made in my life is to choose marketing as my major in university, as we all know that marketing is a kind of major which cuts across the boundaries of many different disciplines, so in order to learn it well, I have to learn various subjects such as international trade and brand management. What's more, i'm little timidity in front of challenges such as doing the presentation and negotiation, I guess most of the people may have this kind of stage fright, So marketing is a major can definitely anneal myself. During the studies in university, I learned hard and practiced as much as I could. Finally, I got the highest GPA in my grade.

4. Some people believe that the high school should teach music and art as
other basic science. Some people think that providing music and art
education for high school students is not necessary. What is your opinion
and why?

4. Do you think the high school should teach music and art as other basic science?
I bet no one could deny that the main responsibility of a high school is to help its students develop various abilities not only the academic abilities. In other words, music and art should be viewed as basic science. Firstly, It is very important to get fully educated for students. Music and art can help the students appreciate beauty in our lives, and that will broaden knowledge scope of students. Also Music and art do good to students' mentality. A sound mentality is essential to the student's future.

5. What do you do in your spare time? Please include specific details in your
statement.

5. 空闲时间用来做什么?
When I have time to kill, I usually like to surf the internet to pay close attention to new fashion trade. Such as the fashion week, respectively, new york fashion week, paris fashion week, London fashion week and milian fashion week. The rest of time, I usually go to the library to find some valuable books and a park to relax myself. There are many books to my taste, such as fashion magazines, inspirational books, and professional books. These books can make me healthier and energetic. And last thing I'd like to do when I am free is to eat out with my family members. You may be surprised to know that I have tried all the restaurants in our community!

6. Some people think that it's necessary to prohibit people from using phone
calls in some places. Others believe that it's inconvenient if phone calls are
forbidden in some places. Which opinion do you prefer? Explain why. Your
statement should include specific examples and details.

6. 打手机该不该在一些地方禁止?
I strongly agree with the opinion that the use of a mobile phone should be forbidden in some places, such as library and airplanes. The most common reason for people going to a library is to find a silent environment to read their favorite books without interruption. But if you receive a phone call in the library or just send out messages, the mobile phone will ring. Though people have personal right to use their mobile phone, the others are not supposed to be involved in the unnecessary disturbance. And I do not think it is very polite unless you can turn down the volume. Another place is airplane. As we all know that it is very dangerous to have a phone call in airplane. It may causes interference between the signals. Therefore mobile phone should be forbidden in airplanes unless there is a new technique can avoid it.

7. Describe a celebration or moment which has made a deep impression on
you. Please explain the impression and include specific examples and
details in you explanation.

7. 描述一件自己印象深刻的celebration或者moment。
Speaking of celebrations, there is one day of the year that is second to none in china, it is the first day of the year in lunar calendar, which is called the Spring Festival by most Chinese people. Even if you are indifferent with festive events, you can not resist the charm of a family reunion dinner which marks the defining feature of the Spring Festival. And during the dinner, family members make toasts for each other in order to wish for joy, peace, health and fortune for the next year.

8. Which of the following acts have more influence on you, newspaper, TV, or
teachers? Explain the reason with specific details.

8. Which one acts more influence on you newspaper, TV or teachers?
I definitely think that it is TV that influences me most among the three.
First, from the news broadcasting in the television, we can know what is happening in the outside world even without stepping out our living room with television in it. I just want to keep myself informed of what's going on in the world.
And second, watching television with family members after supper is a good way to relax after a hard day's work. What's more, its visual effect makes me feel less stressed and has a great influence on the way I think and talk. So that's why I think it influences me most.

9. Describe a social or politics celebration event in your culture. Specific
examples and details are necessary in your statement.

9. Describe a social or politics celebration events in your culture.
Speaking of social celebration in my culture, there is one day of the year that is second to none, the Chinese New Year, which is also called the Spring Festival by most Chinese People. Even if you are indifferent with festive events, you can not resist the charm of a family reunion dinner which marks the defining feature of the Spring Festival. And family members make toasts for each other in order to wish for joy, peace, health and fortune for the next year.

10. Whether the government should assist to build museum and theater? Give your opinion and include specific examples and details in your explanation.

10.政府是否应该资助建博物馆和剧院。说出你的观点和理由。
There's no doubt that government should responsible for the people by means of regulation and investment. The main responsibility for the government is to benefit the people in any aspects. We cannot emphasize the importance of schools, museums and theatres too much. Cuz Museums and theatres serve as exhibition centers for people to know about the history and culture of the country. What I am saying is that museums and theatres do good to our mind and quality. Hence, government should provide fund to build museums and theaters.

11. Describe a place that you like best in your city. Please state why you like itwith specific examples and details.

11.说出你所居住的城市中你最喜欢的地方,给出原因。
Personally speaking, My favorite place in my city is the national library based on following reasons.
Firstly, there are many books to my taste, such as fashion magazines, inspirational books, and professional books. Reading does good to our mind. As a student, we should always recharge ourselves by knowledge in order to meet the need of talents in this society.
Secondly, I always go to the library with my friends. You know, it's a my glad to share knowledge with other people. Going to the library not only can we acquire knowledge but also can promote our friendship to some degree.

12. When you are together with your friends, which place would you like to go?
Explain why.

12.你和朋友在一起的时候喜欢去哪个地方?为什么?

13. Do you like to eat at home or at the restaurant? Which do you prefer and
explain the reason.

13.你是喜欢自己在家里吃还是去外面餐馆吃?为什么?
Personally speaking, I definitely prefer having meals at home for the following reasons. In the first place, it is cheaper to have meals at home. In the second place, it is more convenient to have meals at home, cuz you don't need to take bus or taxi to go to the restaurant. Especially, it is a big deal when there is a traffic jam.
Finally, having meals at home will save a plenty of time. You don't have to spend much time on yours way to restaurant. According to some statistics, you just need 1 hour if you eat at home while you will need at least 2 hours if you eat out.

14. Describe a public area that you visit frequently. Please state why you visit it frequently and include specific examples and details in your explanation.

14.你通常喜欢去什么park或者public area。

15. Some students prefer to choose universities located in big cities. Others
would like to study in universities located in small towns. Please state your
opinion and explain why.

15.喜欢到大城市读书还是小城市读书。
I definitely prefer to study in a big city. The most common reason for us to study is to find a good job, and there are much more job opportunities in big cities than the small town. If I study in the big cities, I can do a part time job while studying, and seize the opportunity to work there after I graduate from university. In addition, the big city can provide us a plenty of internship opportunities to me. Moreover, jobs in big cities can offer more decent salary. So that's why I think big city is more attractive for me to study.

16. Usually, novels, magazines and poetry are considered the three major forms of literature. Which one do you prefer and explain why you prefer this
literature form. Please include specific examples and details in your
explanation.

16.杂志,小说,诗歌,喜欢哪个
Personally speaking, I prefer magazines to fictions or poems. Cuz they are good in some way and fill current trends and demands in different ways. I just want to keep myself informed of what's going on in the world. I read five or six magazines per month and I buy two magazines regularly—fashion and beauty magazines. Cuz they are worth reading for their entertainment news and fashion and beauty tips. Which I most prefer is a magazine called 'enjoy yourself', it makes me more confident in myself.

17. Some students tend to live alone, while others may want to share their
rooms with their roommates. Which way of living do you think is better for
students and why?

17.喜欢一个人住还是和室友住
I definitely prefer to live alone. Cuz I enjoy a comparatively quiet environment to relax myself after a day's hard work. I can do what I want to do such as singing, reading , listening to music and telephone to somebody no matter where and when. I can adore my room with various adornments. Moreover, I am a neat freak, I could not bear there is any dirt in my dorm room. But there's always a mess up at my roommate's area.

18. When you are together with your friends, which place do you prefer to eat, the restaurant, café or at home? Use specific examples to support your
statement.

18.和朋友在一起,喜欢在restaurant,café还是在家
Personally speaking, I definitely prefer staying at home with my friends for the following reasons. Firstly, we can totally relax at home after a week's hard work. we don't need to care the weather and the temperature outdoor and then we can enjoy our time more relaxed. Secondly, it is convenient for we friends have a close chat including some secrets of us at home. More importantly, we can do what we want to do such as watching tv and listening to music.

19. Some believe that computer have improved our lives while others think
computers have caused a variety of problems. Which do you prefer? Please
give your opinion and include specific examples and details.

19.Computer have improved our lives while others think computers have caused problems
in my opinion I think computer does have more positive effects towards our lives than its negative sides. First, we can keep in touch more closely with the help of computer. For example, by using Emails or MSN, I can leave messages to my friends in the United States no matter when. But before computer was invented, one have to wait nearly several months to get a letter from friends abroad. Second, with computer, we can get information from all over the world easier and more convenient. I just want to keep myself informed of what's going on in the world. They can equip me with knowledge and information.

20. Describe the characteristics of a good teacher. Please state with specific
examples and details.

20.老师的character
As far as I am concerned, a good teacher should have the following qualities: confident, kind and patient enough. The teacher should be confident both of himself and his students. Every time he walks in the classroom, he should bring a strong feeling of authority, and makes his students feel a definite sense of trust. And the teachers should be kind to his students. If a teacher is too strict, his students would be afraid to ask questions, and that will decrease the efficiency of their study. In addition, a good teacher should never lose their patience in class when students ask questions repeatedly. Most of all, a good teacher should update his knowledge cuz further learning can make a good teacher re-discover the beauty of the teaching profession.

21. Some people prefer to work in the offices. Others would like to take the work to home. Which do you prefer and explain why.

21.是说愿意在办公室工作还是在家工作,为什么。
I definitely prefer to work at office. As we all know that home is a kind of place can provide you a comfortable environment to relax but it is not for working. In the office, there is a good working atmosphere to encourage you. What's more, office can provide you the facilities and any document you need for your work. Working at office can make you concentrate on what you are handling with, you can manage your work and issues more efficiency, on the contrary, working at home makes you feel more and more sleepy.

22. Who is the person you admire the most? Please give specific details and examples in your explanation.

22.说一个你敬佩的人的好性格
I will introduce my teacher Mr.Yu to you. He is an English teacher and a president of new oriental school's. there are many good qualities reflected by him such as persistence and kind.
Firstly, his persistence to his dream is mostly attracts me. He spares no efforts to realize his dream of peking university for many years.
Secondly, he is very kind to the talents and services to the ordinary people. The reasons for the new oriental's growing not only because there are so many excellent teacher's willing to join in but also because these talents willing to stay in this place where is full of passion and dream.
You can not help being attracted by his magnetic personality which seems contagious to people around him.

23. Some people believe that higher education is for all students. Other people believe that higher education is only suitable for certain students. Which opinion do you think is better and why?

23.大学是应该向所有人开放还是只对一部分学生开放
I definitely think that the university should be open to all students. It is a right for every student who needs education to enter into universities no matter he/she is rich or poor. The more well-educated students the universities produce, the fast speed of development our society will have. To suddenly think of a word is already not quite remember who said: Only to rely on investment equipment and infrastructure is not a long-term development way for a strong state, trying to improve the whole national quality and to invest in training people in education is the long-term development path.

24. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Please give specific reasons for your opinion. Parents should restrict the TV programs that are watched by their kids instead of letting the kids watch TV programs freely.

24.Whether parents should lead their children to watch TV or the children should choose
I think parents should lead their children to watch TV. First of all, according to some statistics, most of the children don't have the ability to distinguish fantasy and reality in front of the advertisement in TV, so children are not mature enough to realize which TV programs are suit for them. Without a proper guide, children may have been misled by some unhealthy TV programs. Moreover, parents play an important role in helping children distinguish true and false, good and evil, beauty and ugly by comparing the situation in TV programs and reality,. Besides, parents are also responsible for preventing children from being obsessed in watching TV.

25. Describe the most efficient transportation in your country. Please state your reason and include specific examples and details in your explanation.

25.The most efficient transportation in your country。
The most efficient transportation in my country, I'd say, is subway. Compared with cars and other transportations, subway is mostly convenient. It almost covers every corner in our city. And second, it has high speed compared with bicycle, you don't have to worry about your time, traffic jam and parking space. What's more, subway is more eco-friendly than car, it has nothing to do with air pollution at all. So frankly speaking, subway is the best transportation for you in china.

26. Describe one of the most important inventions in recent 100 years. Explain why it is so important. Your explanation should include specific examples
and details.

26.说近100年最important的invention之一
As far as I am concerned, television is the most important invention of the last 100 years. First, from the news broadcasting in the television, we can know what is happening in the outside world even without stepping out our living room with television in it. And second, watching television with family members after supper is a good way to relax after a hard day's work. What's more, its visual effect makes people feel less stressed and has a great influence on the way people think and talk.

27. Some believe that in comparison with those never attended college, people attended college will be more successful in career. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Please give specific reasons for your opinion.

27.attend college是否比不读college容易successful in career ,why?
I definitely agree to statement that attending college will make one more successful in career. As we all know that there are many factors contribute to success, such as your personality, knowledge and experience accumulation and opportunities. However, the education level is a fundamental to success for the following reasons. First of all, you can get well-educated in a certain area. And this experience will make you fully prepared for your future career. secondly, the learning process will broaden your horizon, enhance your various abilities and give you a chance to make more professional talents. All of these are a precious wealth to your success.

28. Describe the characteristics of friends, use specific examples to support your statement.

28.Characteristics of friends;
In my opinion a good friend should have the following qualities: supportive and caring.
It is a well known saying that a friend in need is a friend indeed. Therefore, a friend should stand by you in the hour of any sort of need. They can be my friends in sunshine and in shade. They can make me feel a definite sense of trust. Then he/she should be very caring. When I am suffering hard times, or confronting difficulties, he/she can give me a hand and help me overcome the troubles. Also, I'd love to spend more time with someone who can make me laugh and is fun to be around.

29. Someone suggests school to cut the Recycling. Do you agree or disagree with this suggestion, explain why.

29.Someone suggests school to cut the Recycling
I tend to disagree with cutting the recycling in school. Firstly, recycling can remind students of the importance of environmental protection. With a recycling system, students will discard garbage into the special recycling garbage boxes instead of throw them away randomly in campus. In addition, school can employ workers to deal with the garbage regularly, it can also provide a job chance for people with low-income. So for these two reasons, I support that the recycling in school should continue.

30. To be a leader or a follower, which do you prefer? Please give your opinion with specific examples and details.

30.你是愿意当leader还是当follower
Of course, I would like to be the leader for the following reasons. Firstly, to be a leader definitely improves my various abilities, such as communication, organization, leadership and handling ability. These are essential to lead a team with many complex troubles. And second, in college, I always as a leader of various student unions and student associations. So I do not like to be regulated by others, the only way to get rid of this status is to be the leader and regulate others myself.
Frankly speaking, although to be a leader is a hard work, it will has a great influence on the future career.

31. Which one do you think is better to help do research, internet or academic books? Explain why.

31.Which one do you think is better to help do research, internet or academic books?
As far as I am concerned, relying on academic books is a best way to do research. What I want to say is the internet could serve as a starting point, helps you to zero in the material you need, but that you would almost certainly have to access other sources to do the research well such as the academic books. Cuz academic books have more detail information you need, on the contrary, internet only has a brief abstraction and most of the time, you should pay to get the good stuff.

32. Some believe that TV, newspaper and radio have more influence on individuals than their relatives and friends, while others believe not. Which statement do you prefer? Please give your opinion with specific examples and details.

32.人是被电视,报纸,广播上的信息影响得多,还是家人朋友得影响多
in my opinion, it is my family members and friends who influence me most. The information provided by newspaper, TV, radio or other formats of media can just let us know what has happened and only equip us with knowledge, they are incapable of giving me spiritual satisfaction. Speaking of some issues, we need more specific suggestions. Family members and friends can offer us this kind of information and can give us adequate help to meet the issues.

33. If you get a chance to choose a job, what will you do? What's your reason for choosing this job? Please give your statement and include specific
examples and details in your opinion.

33.理想的职业
Personally speaking, the most ideal career for me is to be a teacher. I have dreamed to be a teacher since I was still in middle school. The reasons for why this profession really attracts me is well, firstly, I am proud of to share knowledge with others and I can do my best to assist others to realize their dreams. As my father always tell me to do something constructive and beneficial for ordinary people. On the other hand, teaching is my cup of tea also this is a challenge profession to me. It can not only improve my various abilities but also help me to conquer the stage fright.

34. Would you like to take a long vacation or several short vacations in a year?Explain why.

34.Take a long vacation or several short vacations in a year?
in my opinion, I definitely prefer to take a long vacation instead of several short ones. If the vacation is as long as about two month, I can separate it into two parts. In the first part, I will go abroad, visiting the place I have dreamed all the time,for example yellow stone park. When I get back, I still have one or two weeks to have a rest before go back to work. So I would not be very tired and be able to keep energetic while working.

35. What do you think are the characteristics of a good parent?

35.What do you think are the characteristics of a good parent?
As far as I am concerned, a good parent should has the following qualities such as responsible, patience and be well-educated. We do admit that parents are the first and most important teacher of children. They will have a significant influence on mentality and attitude of children toward the world. So a parent should be well-educated and responsible for children. We also can not deny that feeding a baby is a hard work, it needs great patience and responsibility.

36. Do you prefer to study alone on work assignment from class or to study in
groups?

36.Do you prefer to study alone on work assignment from class or to study in group?
in my opinion, I would prefer to study in a group on work assignment from class.
Cuz firstly, working in a group means we can have partners to cooperate with and that will increase the working efficiency. Besides, we can discuss with each other, with the purpose of expand our scope of knowledge. Finally, we can encourage each other to attain the goal especially when there are difficulties. Of course, the process of cooperation could develop our sense of teamwork and team spirit.

37. Everyone has a goal to fulfill. What's your goal and explain why you want to fulfill this goal. Please include specific examples and details in your explanation.

Frankly speaking, I would like to be a teacher as my future career. I have dreamed to be a teacher since I was still in the primary school. Cuz training is my cup of tea. I am very glad and proud of to share my knowledge and views with others. Well, secondly, with the fast speed of development in China, the demand of professional talent is a pressing issue, so I would like to contribute my effort to the development of China. As my father always tell me to do something constructive and beneficial to the ordinary people.
To tell you the truth

38. Describe one of your challenging experiences. Explain why it is challenging and how you conquered this challenge. Please include specific examples and details in your explanation.

38.描述一次challenging experience,以及如何解决这个challenge
Frankly speaking, what the most challenging experience for me is as a leader in my brand management assignment group. This assignment required us to build a virtual brand. As a leader, I pay a significant amount of energy on this assignment. I allocated task to my group members and discussed issue with them. This process of learning definitely develops my abilities such as leadership, coordination and problem handling.

39. Some students would choose to study a subject because it brings plenty of job opportunities. Instead, others would choose to study a subject which
really interests them, although it probably doesn't sell well in the job
market. Which opinion do you agree with? Explain why.

39.应该选择工作好找的专业还是应该选择自己感兴趣的专业
I surely prefer to choose a major which is easy to find a good job in the future, like finance or marketing for example. No one could deny that the most common reason for us attending university is to get well prepared for a good job in the future. So whether or not it will lead to a good job, should be put into the first place when we choose our major. If we find a good job with decent payment, we can use the money we have earned from it to satisfy our interests then.

40. Which is your favorite type of movie: action, drama, or others? Please
include specific details and examples in your explanation.

40.喜欢看那种电影,为什么:Comedy, drama...
My favorite kind of movie is loving movie. Such as Titanic, a wonderful movie, captured many young people's hearts with its fascinating music and touching plots.
A word comes to my mind, it is love that makes the world go round. Watching this kind of loving movies is just like reading a text book which teaches me how to love and be loved. Moreover, we can learn more from it, such as loyalty and treasure.

41. Choose one of your favorite methods to relax and explain why it is your
favorite. Please include specific details in your explanation.

41.What will you do to relax yourself?

42. Is it important for students to attend class regularly or study by oneself?
Explain why.

42.Is it important for students to attend class regularly or study by oneself?
I do not think it is necessary for students to attend class regularly. Cuz the situations vary from person to person. For example, some students are good at math but poor at English, in my opinion, he/she should skip some of the math classes and using the extra time improving his/her English. Moreover, there are some students can not concentrate in classroom because it is very noisy with too many students in it. For them, studying in a library on their own would be more efficient. If they have any questions, they could solve them simply by asking professors during office hours face to face.

43. Describe a most happy event in your childhood. Please include specific
examples and details in your explanation.

43.Describe an enjoyable event in your childhood

44. Describe a school that you have attended.

44.描述一个你参加过的学校
I will introduce one of the schools I have attended. That is the New Oriental School. The New Oriental was founded by Yu Minhong over ten years ago. The aim of the school is to help students get high score in the Tofle or GRE test which permit them to go abroad and take a further study more easily. The New Oriental is full of passion, it has a powerful faculty and subsidiary schools throughout the country. Frankly speaking, It helps me a lot really.

45. Some universities provide physical education. Others believe that physical
education is not necessary. What do you think and why?

45.学校应不应该在普通课程中加入Sport courses?
I bet no one could deny that the main responsibility of a high school is to help its students develop various abilities not only the academic abilities. And being healthy is the prerequisite for students to achieve their goals. So attending sports courses into the university's education program is very important. Besides, doing sports is a good way to relax after a hard day's work with lab research or papers for students. That will help increase the efficiency of their study definitely.

46. Everyone has to leave home sometimes. What do you miss most when you are away from home? Please include specific examples and details in your
explanation.

46.What do you miss most when you are away from home?
It is my parents whom I miss most when I am away from home, for example, I usually lodging in the university. I miss the food my parents cook for me, and I miss their laugh. In the university, I have to handle problems by my own efforts, by my own decision at most of the time, it definitely improves my independent ability. What the most important of all, to be frank, I deeply understand their pain about life. Thus, I miss them a lot.

47. Some people believe that we should help those in an emergency. Others
think that we should first make clear of the situation, then decide whether
to assist or not. What's your opinion? Please include specific details in your
explanation.

47.人们往往认为应该在危急时刻帮助别人,但另一种观点认为你首先应该看清楚情况
I definitely agree that one should observe the situation before helping others when there is a danger. Firstly, you must keep a clear mind if you are able to help solving the emergency, otherwise you may do nothing but even put yourself in danger. For example, if the rescue needs more people or other tools, you should stop and think about where to get them. In addition, some imprudent actions may deteriorate the situation. If you move a patient with heart attacking frequently, it can even cause death. So I think one should observe before helping others.

48. Describe a special opportunity given to you. Why does this opportunity so
special to you? Your explanation should include specific details and
examples.

48.Describe a special opportunity given to you.
There is a special opportunity that I have received still means a lot to me. I still could not forget that is a class assignment, the teacher required us to work together. My roommates were consistent to recommend me as a team leader in this assignment. I was really surprised by that. To be a leader is a precious challenge for me to improve my own various abilities. Definitely, under our efforts, we accomplished assignment successful.

49. What kind of qualities should a good leader possess?Please state your
opinion and give specific details and examples in your explanation.

49.good leader应有哪些qualities?-20

50. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Please explain your
opinion. People should always tell the truth.

50.同不同意People should always tell the truth.
I definitely agree to the statement that people should always tell the truth. This is in part because tell the truth is a basic quality to a good man. Another reason is that what I dream is to be a teacher as my future career. The basic quality of the teacher is to tell the truth on knowledge. A teacher should set a good example to not only students but also this society. It is problematic for a teacher who is not tells the truth to raise a student who has a sound mentality.

51. Describe an object which is very important to you and explain why it is of
special value to you. Please include specific details in your explanation.

51.Describe an object which is very important to you.-1
My professional book marketing

52. Some people tend to judge a person on the basis of first observation. Some
people believe it takes a long time to know a person well. Which approach
to knowing people do you think is better and why?

52.Do you agree that we can judge a person by the appearance at the first glance?
I don't agree with the statement that one can judge a person simply by the appearance at the first glance. However, a first impression is very important. For example, if you would like to employ a position at a company, the interviewers would judge you by the appearance at the first glance, cuz they do not have a plenty of time to understand you. In the contrary, there is saying goes Time will tell a person's real character, so only judge a person from one side is problematic.

53. What kind of job would you like to choose? What's your reason for choosing
this job? Please include specific examples and details in your explanation.

53.如果有机会你会选择job or career?—33

54. If you unexpectedly receive a large amount of money, what will you do with
it? Would you spend it for practical purposes or simply for fun? State your
opinion and explain your reasons.

54.若果有一大笔钱,你会做practice thing or happy thing?
If I have a large amount of money I will use them doing some practice things, like setting up a charity for the poor who dreamed of attending schools. Well, There is a Harvard's saying goes enter to grow in wisdom, depart to serve better thy country and thy kind. The saying always reminds me to do something constructive and beneficial to the ordinary people and help them to realize their dream of education. I bet no one can deny that getting education is a legal right for everyone.

55. What do you think the students should do in their vocations? Please include
specific examples and details in your statement.

55.学生放假应该做些什么?
As far as I am concerned, the first thing students should do during the vacation is to have a good rest. Like watching TV, playing basketball and do on. If the students relaxed well, they can be more efficient in the next term and get better scores in the final exam. The second thing is to recharge themselves by various knowledge or attend some practice activities in order to improve their various abilities and rich their inner qualities.

56. Describe an enjoyable event in your childhood. Why do you think it was
enjoyable? Please include specific examples and details in your explanation.

56.描述一件童年很happy的event,然后explain why it is memorable

57. When communicating with your friends and families, you can rely on letters,
email or telephone calls. Which method of communicating do you think is
better and why?

57.Communicate with your family and friends by letter and e-mail or by telephone?
I definitely prefer to communicate with my family and friends by telephone among the three based on the following reasons. Firstly, using telephone can express my feeling directly and receive their feedback immediately. As you know, it costs time to wait their reply by letter and e-mail. Secondly, it is very convenient for me by telephone. Cuz wherever I am, my phone always with me. but you need a paper and pen by letter and a computer by e-mail. So telephone is my best choice among the three.

58. What is your best time in a year? Please state your reasons and include
specific examples and details in your explanation.

58.Favorite time of a year

59. One should live a relaxed life instead of always hurrying. Do you agree or
disagree which the above statement? Why or why nor? Use specific reasons
and examples to support your answer.

59.Have a relaxed and unhurried life, yes or no?
I definitely agree to the statement that one should have a relaxed and unhurried life. Even though we must work hard in order to make our dreams come true, it is not a good idea to be exhausted every day. Cuz firstly We Chinese have an old saying, only the person who know how to relax well can work efficiency. A good rest will definitely increase one's efficiency when he/she is back to work. secondly, the purpose of life is to live happy not to live unhappy.

60. Describe your favorite room. Your statement should include specific
examples and details.

60.Favorite room
My favorite room in my house is my study room. There are various books in my study room, such as fashion magazines, inspirational books and so on. Also there is a computer in my study room. The reasons why it is my favorite room is because in my spare time I usually like to surf the internet to pay close attention to new fashion trade or find some valuable books to recharge myself. These books can make me healthier and energetic.

61. When travelling, some people prefer to reach the destination directly. Some
others prefer to stop and look around the scenery along the way. What kind
of way of travelling do you think is better and why?

61.在旅行时,有些人喜欢直接到达目的地,有些人却喜欢沿途一路上观光。
in my opinion, I prefer to go straightly to my destination. The reason I would like to talk about is that, I think it will be a waste of time if you see here and there on the road of your journey. If we go directly to our aim area, we can quickly change to another one. Secondly, going straight to our destination can save money for us. If we wander around on the road, it would definitely costs mare money, ant thus we could not afford such large amount of expense.

62. When you choose to eat at the restaurant or café, what are the features that
you care about most? Explain why.

62.当你去restaurant或cafe得时候最care about的features有那些
The feature I care most about a restaurant or café is its location. The location of it should be in a place which has several buses, subway lines and sufficient parking space at least. So I can get there very convenient. What's more, the location of it should be not too noisy, in that case, we will have a quiet surrounding to enjoy our meals. Then my friends and I can have a pleasant feeling to communicate with each other.

63. Some believe that a city should keep its old buildings. Others think some
new buildings are needed to replace the old buildings. What's your opinion?
Explain why.

63.城市建设中应该保持old building呢还是应该用new building replace old building
I think old buildings should be protected and maintained for the following reasons. Firstly, these old buildings symbolize the sprit of china and preserve history of China for us.Take Beijing for example, which is one of the most ancient cities in China. And there are many world-renowned historical relics in Beijing such as the Great Wall, Summer Palace, Forbidden city and so on. Secondly, They are the most attractive factors for tourists throughout the world come to visit. It must a big support to boost economy. Therefore, we should try to bring the funding into the budget to do whatever is necessary.

64. In case of problems, some prefer to get advice from family and friends.
Others prefer to learn through personal experience. Which method is better
and why?

64 Get advice from family and friends or learning through personal experience
In my opinion, I would definitely prefer to take advices from my family and friends rather than listen to myself. Because As my friends for example, my classmates, all have similar experience with me, they would give me an efficient advice and guide me to avoid some horrible circumstance they have faced. These would be much better than try everything myself according to my own experience. As for my parents, they are the most intimate persons in my life, so sometimes they know me even better than myself, and then efficient advices are come to effect.

65. Do you agree or disagree: Students should wear uniform in school? Please
include specific details and examples in your opinion.

65.Do you agree or disagree: Students should wear uniform. in school?
I definitely agree to the statement that students should wear uniform in school.
Firstly, the neat and tidy school uniform can provide an unified image of the school. And if the students have some activities outside school like taking a picnic for instance, uniform allows the teacher to recognize his/her students much easier. Secondly, the primate responsibility for students is to learn well, if the students concern more about clothing, they would have less time to study.

66. Some students prefer the internet-based teaching. Others prefer to study in
traditional classrooms. Which method of studying do you prefer and why?

66.你选择online courses还是traditional courses
In my opinion, I prefer traditional courses better for the following reasons.
Firstly, attending traditional courses means we have teachers to interact and classmates to discuss or cooperate with. It will make your studying more interesting and efficient. Secondly, you would get a better understanding on questions if a teacher can explain the question for you face to face. In a word, traditional courses are better than online courses.

67. Subject which will lead to better job or subject which you are interested.
Which subject will you choose? Why?

67.Subject which will lead to better job or subject which you are interested.

68. Some think the college education is very important. Others believe that
college education is not of vital importance in one's life. What's your opinion
and why?

68.有些人觉得在大学的学习是很重要的,有的人觉得它并不怎么重要,你的观点?

69. Describe a letter or poem or other piece of art that is important to you. Why was it so important to you? Please include specific examples and details in your statement.

69.Describe a letter or poem or ...that is important to you
There is a letter which plays a significant role in my life. It is the letter written by my parents in my 18 birthday. Firstly, I was touched by their love expressed in the letter. I deeply understand their painstaking efforts from that letter. What's more, they taught me to be a responsible person in that letter. They definitely set a good example for me in my life. I will never forget that letter, which let me feel grow up 1 minute.

70. Which place do you like to live, the forest, desert, or plain? Use specific
reason to explain your opinion.

70.森林,沙漠,平原...你喜欢住在哪种环境里?
I prefer to live near the forest best among the three. Firstly, forests have various sorts of trees and animals. I am very curious about these special trees and animals. so I would like to live near the forest. Secondly, green is my favorite color, I enjoy it very much, especially after a hard day's work. the green can let me fully relax myself. Personally speaking, forest is a best place for me to live and relax.

71. Describe an experience when you asked help from others. How did they help
you?

71.说说你向别人要求帮助的经历,别人是怎么样帮助你的
I still remember there was an assignment which required us to do some interview in the street. As you know, it is a hard work for a stranger to assist you. In order to gain stranger's trust, firstly, I told them my purpose of the interview sincerely, and then gave them a gift to thanks them for a cooperation. Finally, most of them were willing to assist us. Well, this assignment definitely improves my various abilities such as communication and so on.

72. If you have a chance to choose your job, would you like to choose a job with
high salary or that can get personal satisfaction? Why?

72.赚钱的工作还是personal satisfaction高的工作
Personally speaking, I would like to choose a job which can provide me a high personal satisfaction. Firstly, success for me is a kind of process rather than a result such as a plenty of money. Money and reputation are incidental results to my success. So a high personal satisfaction can let me enjoy this process. Secondly, a high personal satisfaction can give me lots of passion to continue my job. In other words, passion and satisfaction of a job are dynamic to my career not money.

73. Some believe that the students should do some part-time jobs or summer
interns to determine their future career. Do you agree or disagree with the
opinion and why?

73.学生在工作之前应该做part-time job或者summer intern来确定自己是否合适那份工作,同意否?
In my opinion, every student should do a part-time job or apply for a summer intern before graduate. Firstly, During the intern, we can learn a lot of things much more practical than what we learn in school. For example, a student of finance will put in many efforts in math while studying in school, but during the intern he/she will find the math formulas could do little help. Besides, we can check if we are really fit for the job we dreamed. Take me for instance, I dreamed to be a sales clerk in the supermarket when I was still a child. But when I really work as a sales cleark as my summer intern I found the work was tedious and tired.

74. Describe some kind of skill that you'd like to learn most. Why? Please
include specific examples and details in your explanation.

74.最想学的一个技能
The skill I want to learn most is cooking as the following reasons. Firstly, I'm going to study abroad, so cooking is very necessary for me when i live alone. As we all know that it is very costly for me to eat out always. So cooking is a economical way. Secondly, if I could cook well, I would cook for my foreign friends. Let them know the culture of cooking in my country. Besides these, I can do some part time jobs to earn my pocket money.

75. Some believe that the students should take a one-year break before
attending college. Do you agree or disagree with the opinion and why?

75.是否同意学生进入大学前有一个one-year的break
I tend to agree that students having a one-year break before entering college. First of all, a long-term break will be beneficial for students both physically and mentally cuz many years of study and exams before college really cost energy, after graduating from high school,. Students can use the break to enjoy life and decide their future development. In addition, it's also a good chance for poor students to use the break to earn a certain tuition for their college study. It must be a good chance to improve students' various abilities.

76. Describe some good news that made you happy and explain why. Please
include specific examples and details in your explanation.

76.some good news and why(自己写)
I'll tell you a good news of myself. I have just received an offer which tells me that I was accepted to be a student of master of luxury and fashion management in France. It is my dream major which I want to learn. I definitely made a great effort to realize this dream. What's more, the reasons why this major means a lot to me is because luxury profession talents are very essential to the development of Chinese local luxury industries. So I really wanna contribute my efforts to Chinese local luxury industries.

77. Some people believe that first-year college students should live in a dorm
building that homes only freshmen. Others may prefer the idea that
first-year students must live together with students in 2nd, 3rd, or even 4th
grade. Which opinion do you agree with? Explain why.

77.新生是和其它年级混住还是单独一个楼
In my opinion, it is better for freshmen living in the same dormitory with students from senior grades. Firstly Living together offers the students from different grades to communicate more often. This is especially helpful for freshmen. If the freshmen have any problem about study, they could simple go upstairs or downstairs asking for help from their predecessor. Secondly, it is very convenient for students to make more friends from different grades. It can enlarge their personal relationship.

78. Do you agree or disagree that students will learn more when they have
discussions, why?

78.同意或不同意students will learn more when they have discussions
I will definitely agree to the statement that students will learn more when they have discussion. Cuz firstly, we can discuss with each other, with the purpose of expand our scope of knowledge. Of course, the process of cooperation and discussions could develop our sense of team spirit and communication ability. Secondly, through the discussions, you can know others' problems on subjects, these would avoid you the same problems they have faced.

79. Do you agree or disagree the opinion "the most important lesson can't be
learned in class"?

79.Do you agree or disagree: "The most important lesson can't be learned in class."
I agree to the statement that the most important lesson cannot be learned in class. The lesson we have learn in class is some basic knowledge and basic academic skills. What we learn in the society is much more practical and important as well. For example, you will never learn how to deal with the relationship among co-workers in classroom, but it is crucial to manage this kind of relationship if you want to survive in the fierce competition in a company. And this kind of skill could only be taught in the society.

80. Should the university education be free? Why?

80.Should the university education be free?
I don't agree with the statement about university education for free. First of all, although it is a right for every student who needs education to enter into universities no matter he/she is rich or poor but free education can cause tension on teaching resources and available facilities. Without any charge of tuition for college students, universities will suffer a great budget and resources pressure. So under this circumstance, an essential measure should be taken by government such as intensify education funding to meet the demand of universities. Therefore, I don't think it's wise to make university education for free but it is accessible for university to cut tuition.

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