1.What characteristic in a house or apartment do you think is the most important for making it a good place to live? Choose one quality or characteristic. Explain why you think it is important.
2.What are the advantages of moving to a new place to study and work?
3.When traveling, which of the following will you choose to better learn about a place?
1) walking on the street
2) taking an organized trip
3) visiting museum
4.If universities are given financial support to develop research, which following field do you think should receive most financial support?1. To predict weather more accurately; 2. To clean rivers and ocean; 3. To explore outer space
5.Your government plans to invest in one of the following three areas. Which do you think is the most rewarding one? 1. Land exploration; 2. Education; 3. Health care
6.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
7.Some professors prefer to give regular quizzes. Some prefer to give surprising quizzes. Please talk about the advantages and/or disadvantages of surprising quizzes.
8.Final is coming, and your friend often oversleeps and misses the class. Will you help your friend to study while you also have a lot of exams?
1.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Parents should force their kids to continue learning to play the musical instrument when the kids want to give up.
2.Some people prefer to resolve problems with friends directly face to face or on the phone. Some others prefer to resolve problems by writing, sending E-mail or text message. Which one do you prefer? Why?
3.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It’s getting harder and harder to save money than before.
4.Some students prefer to do things which they are good at. Some students force themselves to do what they are not good at? Which do you prefer? Why?
5.Do you agree or disagree with the statement that it’s easier to teach elementary school kids than college students?
6.What is your opinion on the following statement: students should be allowed to take snacks and beverage into classrooms?
7.When giving feedback 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?
8.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Business conferences should meet in person instead of using video calls.
1.Most adults believe that modern children (5-10 years old) behave worse than those in the past. What action parents should take do you think will have the most positive effect on children to help them be have better like respecting and treating others kindly?
1）limit the types of the TV programs and movies they watch
2）spend more time talking with children
3）supervise and monitor children while they are playing with their friends
Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
2.People who cannot accept criticism will not succeed working in teams.
3.In modern times, grandparents cannot give their grandchildren useful advice because the world of today and the world of 50 years ago are too different
4.Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?
The most important characteristic to a successful politician or leader is good communication skills.
5.If you are selecting a leader for a student organization, honesty is the most important to consider in deciding whom to vote for.
6.You have long been friend with someone. If they do something that you don’t like, should you still be friends with him or her?
7.It is impossible to always be completely honest with your friends.
8.Do you agree that it is better to work for business owned by someone else than to work for the business of one’s own family
9.Some people think that we should keep away from others to improve our relationship, because being away from people reminds us of how important they are. Others think we should always stay with others to have good relationship because we can communicate with them more often. What do you think?
10.Modern agriculture methods damage the environment, but providing food for the growing population around the world is more important than protecting the environment.
11.Do you agree or disagree: Company should pay for employees to get university degree? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
12.Some people think that success is most important in their life. Others think that it's more important to be happy when they fail. Who do you agree with and why?
13.Some young people are free in the evenings or have days off at school, which way can bring them the most benefit?
1）to accumulate work experience by a part-time job or volunteering in a community
2）learning to play a sport
3）learning to play a musical instrument
14.Some people like to buy and eat their meals at restaurants frequently, while others like to do this at home. Which do you prefer? Why?
15.Which one of the following values is the most important to share with a young child (5-10 years old)?
3) Being well organized
16.When people spend a lot of time watching sports on television or following their favorite team, it has negative effects on their lives