Nowadays, there is a tendency for the youth to watch American TV dramas, such as "Prison Break", “The Big Bang Theory”… Some people believe that watching American TV dramas can enhance their language sense. Others think watching American TV dramas has nothing to do with learning. Instead, it's bad for children. What's your opinion？
Please write an article within no less than 300 words to present your opinion on the topic. You can add a title by yourself.
Addison said,“Every man should have a purpose in life. A man without a purpose lives on, like a cabbage in a field, but he knows no life.” According to him, having a purpose in life is very important for us. With Addison’s words as your point, write an essay with no less than 300 words. You can add a title by yourself.
Directions: Think carefully about the following issue:
When we find that someone we admire has done something terribly wrong or behaved unexpectedly, we feel greatly disappointed. But constant discovery leads to our realization that great ideas and great deeds come from imperfect people like ourselves.
Write an essay on the following question with no less than 300 words, in which you develop your point of view on this issue. Support your position with reasoning and examples taken from your readings, studies, experience, or observations.
Do we benefit from learning about the flaws of people we admire and respect?
A01.Describe a famous person.
Cues: Who is the person? Why is the person famous? What do you think you can learn from him/her?
A02.Describe your experience in learning a useful skill (such as cooking, speaking a foreign language etc.)
Cues: How and when did you learn the skill? Why did you learn it? Was it a challenge to you?
A03.Describe a difficult thing that you did well.
Cues: What was the difficult thing? When did you do it? What did you learn from it?
A04.Describe a useful website that you like to visit.
Cues: When did you first find this website? How often do you visit website? Why do you think this website is useful?
A05.Describe a book you enjoy.
Cues: What is the book? What is the book about？Why do you enjoy reading it?
A06.Describe something you bought but seldom used it.
Cues: What is it? When did you buy it? Why didn’t you use it frequently? What can you learn from this experience?
A07.Describe a wrong decision you made.
Cues: When did you make it? What was the situation? What do you think that decision was a mistake?
A08.Describe your favorite weather.
Cues: What kind of weather is it? What do you usually do in this weather? Why do you like this type of weather？
A09.Describe a sports event that you watched or took part in.
Cues: When was this event held? Where was it held? In what sense was it so impressive to you?
A10.Describe your future work.
Cues: What is it? What constitutes its specific charm? How can you get it?
B01.Describe a sports star you admire.
Cues: Who is she/he? What makes you feel her/him so admirable? Have you got some inspirations from her/him?
B02.Describe an old person you know and respect.
Cues: How do you know him/ her? What respectable qualities does he/she have? Do you have these qualities?
B03.Describe a photo you like.
Cues: When and where was it taken? Who were in the photo? Why do you like it?
B04.Describe someone who is helpful to you.
Cues: Who was she/he? How helpful is she/he to you? What would you like to do for paying her/him back?
B05.Describe a picnic that you had outdoors.
Cues: Where was it? Who was with you? What was it like?
B06.Describe a good teacher you had.
Cues: What did she/he teach? Why do you think he/she is a good teacher? Do you want to become a teacher in the future, and why?
B07.Describe your favorite English song?
Cues: What is the song? Who is the singer? Why do you like it?
B08.Describe an interesting course that you’ve had in high school.
Cues: What was the course? How long have you studied the course? Why do you think it interesting?
B09.Describe a kind of sports you like most
Cues: What is it? How often do you play? Why do you enjoy it?
B10.Describe a close friend.
Cues: Who is he/she? What is he/she like? Why is she/he your close friend?
C01.Describe an important decision that you have made.
Cues: What is it? Why is it important to you? What suggestions would you like to provide to others about decision-making?
C02.Describe the most unforgettable toy you had when you were a child.
Cues: What was the toy like? Who gave it to you, and when? In what sense was it unforgettable?
C03.Describe an astonishing world event which recently occurred.
Cues: What is it? Why is it astonishing? What’s your comment?
C04.Describe a tourist attraction you want to visit.
Cues: Where is the tourist attraction? What do you want to do there? Why do you want to visit the tourist attraction?
C05.Describe your favorite restaurant.
Cues: Where is it? How often do you go there? Why do you like this place?
C06.Describe an impressive family that you have visited.
Cues: How many people are there in the family? Who are they? When did you visit them? What are particularly impressive to you in relation to your family?
C07.If you are given a choice to study another foreign language, what would you like to choose?
Cues: What’s the language? How would you like to study it? Why would you choose this language?
C08.Describe an electronic product you enjoy using in your life.
Cues: What is it? How do you use it? What special features does it have?
C09.Describe a memorable experience you have had.
Cues: What was the experience? Where and when did it take place? How has it influenced you afterwards?
C10.Describe an unforgettable conversation you had. .
Cues: Where and when did you have the conversation? What did you talk about? Why was it unforgettable？