题目： Your foreign friend is considering coming to you country to visit, but he/she doesn’t know how to plan the trip. What suggestions do you give him/her?
1. Taking the high speed train might be the best way to travel far within a short period.
2. Using shared bike is an environment-friendly, because it doesn’t emit air pollutants.
题目：Some people like participating in performance like theatrical or musical show. Others prefer to be in audience watching those plays. Which do you prefer?
1. Compared with being an audience, being an actress in the show gives me more senses of achievement.
2. Furthermore, I am an outgoing person and I am willing to show myself in public.
题目：Some people prefer sending messages while others prefer making phone calls directly, which one do you prefer?
1. It’s more formal to make phone calls.
2. Making phone calls is time-efficient under emergencies.
题目：People are encouraged to use reusable bags and bring their own bags when going shopping, and there will be a fee imposed to plastic bags. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this policy.
1. It raises awareness of environmental protection.
2. It makes contributions to the revenue of government.
1. Day after day, buying plastic bags might be very pricey.
3. Charging citizens is quite unmerciful.
题目： Your friend wants to come to your country and what things do you suggest him to do and not to do to be polite and respectful.
1. Give seats to the ones who are in need.
2. Respect the rules while visiting Chinese temples.
题目： Some people prefer to give their opinions immediately. Others prefer to wait and listen to others’ opinions before giving their own. Which one do you think is better?
1. Give more precise and detailed opinions.
2. Be aware of the flawless of our point of view.
题目：Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? With the popularity of the technology that focuses on entertainment, people read fewer books than before.
1. With the development of technology, a variety of entertainment provides people with a wider range of things to do.
2. Besides, people can get the same pleasure and knowledge which they want to obtain from reading books in other ways that are maybe more convenient and efficient with the modern technology.
题目：Which of following aspects do you think contributes most to country's success
1.many business opportunities
2.well rounded medical care system
3.a developed educational system
1. Students would have a well-round knowledge system.
2. It inspires students’ creativity and imagination.
题目：Someone choose to work in a small company or organization with a few workers. Others prefer to work in a large company or organization with thousands of employees. Which do you think is better?
1. time flexibility
2. it doesn't require a long time to make a decision.
题目： If you are to choose between 2 apartments to live in next semester, one apartment is near the campus but slightly expensive, the other is a little far from the campus but cheaper, which one do you prefer and why?
1. It saves a long time to move around on campus.
2. Students can take a part-time job to pay for the rent.
题目：The university wants to provide student more entertainments and three choices provided below, which do you prefer and why.
1.theater performance by the student actors
2.concert provided by professional musician
3.lecture from a professor
1. students could be exposed to the cutting-edge innovation.
2. There would be a range of class activities which are attractive for students.
题目：The university decides to remodel the dormitory and add a new space to it. Which space do you recommend to add in your dormitory?
2. Study room
3. Game room
3. game room
1. Students are always under a huge pressure. Playing games would be a great way to have a break.
2. it required cooperation among players and cultivates team spirit.
题目：Among the following jobs, which one do you is most interesting one and why?
1. airplane pilot
1. More opportunities to work in different places, and sometime could work overseas.
2. Experience different life.
题目：A photography club is planning to hold an activity.
A. going to an exhibition B. listening to a lecture C. taking a trip
1. learn different techniques from masters
2. Share students’ artwork to others, build up their confidence.
题目：Parents should teach their kids to learn how to manage money, and what do you think is the most important thing for it, and explain why it’s important.
make a reasonable plan before making decisions.
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Your foreign friend is considering coming to you country to visit, but he/she doesn’t know how to plan the trip. What suggestions do you give him/her?
2. 180311CN S1 (new)
What do you think about smartphones to students? Here are three benefits of smartphones to students，which do you think is good to students?
1. Taking photos
2. Listen to music
3. Recording courses
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Describe one advantage or disadvantage of building universities in small town or rural areas.
4. 180310CN S2 (new)
A big cooperation is planning to invest in a factory in your hometown. This factory will create many job opportunities for people, but also bring a lot of pollution at the same time. Do you agree or disagree?
5. 180311CN S2 (new)
Some parents think they should protect students from making mistakes. Some think they should let them make mistakes. What do you think?
6. 180324CN S2 (new)
What do you think of the idea? Children should listen or read news at an early age?
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Do you agree or disagree that government should pass a law to fine people who use mobile phones when crossing the street.
8. 171015CN S2 (new)
Children will be unwilling to learn musical instrument since they need to keep practicing.What should parents do?
1. Force child to learn musical instrument.
2. Let child choose whether to learn musical instrument.
9. 171104CN S2 (new)
When giving feedbacks to students, some teachers would like to talk to their students in person, while some teachers would give written comments to students. Which do you prefer and why ?
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The university is going to increase the price junk food, to make more money, and use the money to add more kinds of healthy food. Do you agree or disagree?
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Some students enjoy decorating their surroundings; other choose to keep their surroundings simple and free of any decorations. Which do you prefer and why?
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Some students like teachers who often supervise their study and work, while others like teachers who allow them to study independently and check their work occationally. Which one do you prefer? Explain your reasons.
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Some people like participating in performance like theatrical or musical show. Others prefer to be in audience watching those plays. Which do you prefer?
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Describe a behavior that many people may do in public that you find inconsiderate.
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Parents should teach their kids to learn how to manage money, and what do you think is the most important thing for it, and explain why it’s important.
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Some people prefer sending messages while others prefer making phone calls directly, which one do you prefer?
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Some people want to change their appearance, even by surgery. Do you agree or disagree? Give your reasons.
18. 170923CN S1 (new)
A photography club is planning to hold an activity.
A. going to an exhibition B. listening to a lecture C. taking a trip
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If the government is going to invest in the following fields, which of the following do you think is the most worthy one?
1. land exploration
3. health care
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If you are going to have an interview with a famous people in your community, which of the following people will you choose?
1.businessman 2.professor 3.artist
Give detailed information to support your answer and explain why.
21. 170702CN S1 (new)
Which of the following creative activities do you feel like to get involved in? 1. Pottery making
3. Art creation
Choose one and explain why.
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Among the following jobs, which one do you is most interesting one and why? 1. airplane pilot
23. 170715CN(下午) S1 (new)
People are encouraged to use reusable bags and bring their own bags when going shopping, and there will be a fee imposed to plastic bags. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this policy.
24. 170909CN S1 (new)
If universities are given financial support to develop researches, which one do you think would receive more benefits.
1、To predict weather more accurately. 2、To clean rivers and ocean.
3、To deal with out space.
25. 170827CN S1 (new)
Your university has acquired a piece of land next to the campus. There have been three options for the use of the land. Which do you prefer? Why?
1 the athletic facilities and stadiums.
2 a park with nature trails
3 centers for students and hotel for campus guests
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The university international office is going to hold a social events. Which one of the following choices do you think is the best?
1. international food fair
2. international music festival
3. international film festival
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The university currently requires all the students to take the physical education course to get graduate. Which of the following choice will you choose? A, soccer B, dancing
28. 170415CN S1 (new)
Which of the following areas of current events do you most like to read? Politics
Arts and films
29. 170423CN S1 (new)
Your friend wants to come to your country and what things do you suggest him to do and not to do to be polite and respectful.
30. 170506CN S1 (new)
The university decides to remodel the dormitory and add a new space to it. Which space do you recommend to add in your dormitory?
2. Study room
3. Game room
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There is going to have students’ TV show. Which show would you like to watch. Please Give your reasons.
A. B. C.
Interview school leaders
Students’ debate on political and social topics
Comedy about school life
32. 170610CN S1 (new)
Our degree requires you to take one course, which one would you choose? 1. Energy and environment
2. Health and nutrition
3. Solar system
33. 170107CN S1 (new)
The university wants to provide student more entertainments and three choices provided below, which do you prefer and why.
1、theater performance by the student actors
2、concert provided by professional musician
3、lecture from a professor
34. 170304CN S1 (new)
Recall an argument that you have ever had with others and describe the details of the conflict.
35. 170610CN S2 (new)
Some people prefer to give their opinions immediately. Others prefer to wait and listen to others’ opinions before giving their own. Which one do you think is better?
36. 170625CN S2 (new)
Which one do you agree? Children born with talent should be treated in a different way or they should be treated in the same way as average children.
37. 170701CN S2 (new)
Some people believe old people should not take risk and participate adventurous events as the young people. Do you agree? Why?
38. 170702CN S2 (new)
Some people believe that we should not discuss about the private activities of the
popular people, like movie stars and singers. Do you agree? Why?
39. 170527CN S2 (new)
You have been very busy and unable to prepare for the exam tomorrow. You can either stay up late to study and sleep less or just study less and get full night’s sleep. Which will you choose?
40. 170218CN S2 (new)
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? With the popularity of the technology that focuses on entertainment, people read fewer books than before.
41. 170226CN S2 (new)
Some students think that they are graded by participating in the discussion class, while others think that they are graded only by written work, such as paper. Which opinion would you prefer and give your reasons.
42. 170304CN S2 (new)
If you are to choose between 2 apartments to live in next semester, one apartment is near the campus but slightly expensive, the other is a little far from the campus but cheaper, which one do you prefer and why?
43. 170311CN S2 (new)
You live in a crowded city with only one green space-the city park. The government recently proposes to build a housing complex on this only green space. Do you think this is a good idea?
44. 170401CN S2 (new)
Imagine that you have been accepted by two different universities, one university is well-known for its excellent academic program, but it’s expensive, while another is less well-know, but has offered you with scholarship to pay for your intuition fee. Which university would you prefer, explain why.
45. 170520CN S2 (new)
Many people think that students study course materials more effectively by taking exams, while others think that students learn more effective through doing other activities such as writing paper or completing projects, which do you think is more effective for students to learn.
46. 170114CN S1 (new)
You will need to accomplish an assignment to do a presentation. Which will you choose?
1. Act out a scene from a play(with a partner)
2. Explain your review of a novel you recently you read
3. Read a selection of poem
47. 170218CN S1 (new)
Which of following aspects do you think contributes most to country's success 1.many business opportunities
2.well rounded medical care system
3.a developed educational system
48. 170114CN S2 (new)
Someone choose to work in a small company or organization with a few workers. Others prefer to work in a large company or organization with thousands of employees. Which do you think is better?
阅读：Laundry Room Renovation
原因2 : Greenwood 要绕过校园。花费的时间很长，尤其是衣服多
The university decides to renovate the laundry room because of the limited space. The student in the listening disagrees with it.
1. The place is full of students on Saturdays. There is always a long queue.
2. It is quite time-consuming.
阅读：标题：cancel the right to visit school garden
原因 1 ： people always pick up flowers in the garden and this is the place only for reseachers.
原因 2 : students can go to other place not far away to enjoy the scenery.
原因 1 : we do not know this is just for researchers, they can just put up rules and we will obey them
原因 2 : other parks are so far away from here and lots of students do not have cars to go there and the transportation is limited , it is not easy to find a one like this.
The university decides to cancel the right to visit school garden, because people always pick up flowers there and students prefer another place to enjoy the scenery.
The student in the conversation disagrees with it.
1. We do not know this is just for researchers…
2. Other parks are so far away from here…
原因 2：扩建对于学校来说是一笔不小的投资，而且学校需要花钱来 建设和维护这些座位，这项支出无法通过卖票快速补回。
The student proposes that the seating in the theater should be enlarged because many students cannot get the tickets and selling tickets might increase the revenue.
The student disagrees with it.
1. Few students tend to buy tickets except for ceremonies.
2. The construction and maintenance fees are quite high.
标题：Dining Hall to close during Spring Break
变化：The school is planning to close the dining hall during the spring break. 1. There are not enough students on campus. 2. Student could go to the restaurant in town to have some food.
原因1：There are some students on campus during the spring break. They have to stay here to study or work. In fact, the school could have another option. To open the dining hall for only an hour or to provide a smaller menu.
原因2：Going to town for food would be too time-consuming. Students want to make the best use of their time finishing their big assignments or something.
The school plans to close dining hall during spring break because there are not enough students on campus and student could go to the restaurant in town to have some food.
The man doesn’t like the idea.
1. There are some students on campus during the spring break…
2. Going to town for food would be too time-consuming.
例子：有一个位于沙漠中的地方叫 Bodelie, 该地的空气中有大量的 dust, 包含沙子和矿物质，当它被风吹入空中并随雨雪沉降在南美的时候，给当地的作物提供了充分的矿物质和营养。
The professor talks about atomosphere deposition which indicates that…
In the lecture, the professor mentioned a place called Bodelie which is full of dusts…
标题：Nest mate recognition
例子：一种在 pine tree 筑巢的蚂蚁，在觅食时，可以靠气温辨别其 它的蚂蚁是不是也来自pine tree. 如果其它蚂蚁身上有pine tree的 味道，那么说明来自同一个巢穴，可以分享食物，或者让另一只蚂蚁 把食物搬回去;但是如果另一只蚂蚁身上有不熟悉的气味，说明它是 其他巢穴的蚂蚁，就不会分享食物给它。
The professor talks about nest mate recognition, which refers that…
In the lecture, he uses a kind of ant that lives on pine tree as an example.
定义：In the really harsh natural environment, some animals will use dormancy to protect themselves from the nature. In a word, they will avoid exposure to certain elements in the environment and use slow metabolism to preserve energy.
例子：Professor used an example of the lungfish to demonstrate the term, lungfish lives in the shallow lakes that faces the possible consequences of drying up. If the lake dries up, then the lungfish is cooked, so they will explore certain method to prevent that from happening. So basically what the lungfish do is to dig a hole through the mud at the bottom of the lake, its body will be curled up and berried in the mud, so the covered mud could be a proactive coat for the lungfish that keeps them away from the heat and also keep the moisture inside the body. The lungfish will keep the body still and breathe really slow, the heart beat is slowing down as well. Usually the lungfish relies on eating crabs and small fish to survive but since it lives in the shelter, it doesn’t need to eat anything at all. They can survive in this shelter for months, or even years until the lake returns.
The professor introduces dormancy which means …
In the lecture, lungfish is used as an example to illustrate the term.
定义：Animals respond to sounds and noises known as stimuli created by the environment, they have developed capacity to distinguish the stimuli as to whether or not they are dangerous is known as stimulates discrimination.
例子：Professor used an example of seal, it is an animal threatened by whales. However, only one type of whale will eat seal, the other types eat fish. The whales make rather slightly different noises that can be distinguished by seals. Whether the seal is about to run for its life depends on the noise it hears. The type of whale that eats seal makes a simple anonymous sound with one note, when the seal hears it, it will run away. The other type of whales that pray on fish make a complex sound, when the seal hears it, it will continue eating rather than wasting energy and time on running.
The professor introduces Stimulates Discrimination which means …
In the lecture, the professor uses an example of seal to illustrate the term.
问题：The woman is concerned about her living situation. Because her sister will come to live with her. The thing is her apartment is too small for two of them to live.
解决方案1：She can put a bed in the living room and live with her sister in the old small apartment.
缺点1：have no privacy
解决方案2：She can find a new and bigger apartment herself.
优点2：They will have bigger rooms separately
缺点 2：她最近工作和学习很忙，她妹妹又很着急搬过来。而是搬家 也很麻烦。
The student is having a problem about living situation. Her sister is moving to live with her while the apartment is too small to accommodate two people. There are two possible solutions.
1. She can put a bed in the living room and live with her sister in the old small apartment.
2. She can find a new and bigger apartment herself.
If I were her, I would go with the first solution because…
问题： The man wants to practice guitar while his neighbors think he is too noisy.
解决方案1：play in the music classroom
优点1：no one will think he is noisy
缺点1： he cannot practice a lot, and he can only play a few songs
解决方案2： move to a different dorm room
优点2：some place people do not care about noise，and the place do exist
缺点2： he will have a new roommate, and moving is has so many troubles
The student wants to practice guitar while his neighbors think it is too noisy for them. There are two possible solutions.
1. play in the music classroom
2. move to a different dorm room
If I were him, I would go with the second solution because…