1. What aspect does your school need to improve? Include reasons and details to support your response.
Personally, I would say my school should improve its facilities. To begin with, they should build a indoor swimming pool. Students are usually busy with various kinds of assignments like, presentations, papers, and even group project. Actually, swimming is a kind of aerobics that can help them to release their pressure from study, and they will feel refreshed and energetic after swimming. Plus, the university can hold extramural swimming competition, thus it can attract lots of students, and strengthen university's reputation accordingly. After that, the university will have a larger enrollment, and generate more revenue, the administration can use the money to make the university better.
2. What type of music do you enjoy most? Include reasons and details to support your response.
I would say I enjoy rap most, it is a very popular type of music, especially loved by young people. I think there are quite a few reasons why I love this type of music. Firstly, as a college student, I am overwhelmed by different kinds of assignment like presentations, problem sets, papers and sometime I have to stay up late to cram for exams, listening rap is a very good way for me to release pressure from study, and it actually helps to improve my study efficiency. presentation, problem sets, papers Secondly, By listening to rap, it makes it so easy for me to forget about the pitfalls I have in college life and envisage the bright future.
3. Describe a character in a book, movie or TV program that deeply impressed you. Explain why you like this character. Include reasons and details to support your response.
I would like to talk about the main character in movie Forest Gump. Actually, the movie stars Tom hanks. This movies won many Oscar awards and it is regarded as one of the greatest movies of all times. Forest Gump is a simple minded person, and he only got an IQ of 75, which is way below average. Despite of the setback, he is actually a very optimistic person, as can be show in the catchphrase, My momma always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get. The movie depicts a period span 30 years, and in these many years, Forest Gump achieved fame and financial success, of course, it is not possible for him to achieve that without his determination, willpower and perseverance.
4. Describe an interesting clothing style in your country and explain why it is interesting.
I would like to talk about Qipao, a typical and traditional costumes for Chinese women. Though women in China don't wear it often, however, they do wear Qipao on special occasions, like when attending parties, or even wedding ceremonies. It dates back to ancient China, and it became popular among the royal palaces of the Qing Dynasty. Usually it is made of silk, and very nicely embroidered, and it has very broad sleeves and edges, and Qipao can very vividly show a woman's body frame and elegance.
5. Describe a special friend in your childhood and explain why the friend was important to you.
Well, I would my special friend in my childhood is my grandpa. He is the one who taught me how to be a person with love from day one, and sets a very good example for me with his kindly heart, to care about others, be compassionate about the unlucky ones. Plus, though he had lots of setbacks in his life, he never complained about anything, and he just hunkered down and made an effort to make his life better, he once worked as a village teacher but he worked his way up to be a professor in a college. His passion and attitude for life are so contagious that I always look up to him.
6. People face many difficulties in life. Which one of the following time periods is the most difficult for you? Childhood, teenage-hood or adulthood?
Personally, I would say the toughest period during one's life is adulthood. Not like the childhood, we are pursuing our degrees in universities or already doing a job to make a living. In school, we are constantly under lots of pressure, the assignments like problem sets, presentations, research papers are killing us. After graduation, we have to fulfill all kinds of responsibilities as a professional. On the other hand, being a child or an adolescent is much easier, they just have fun and do not have to worry about anything.
7. Talk about an activity you enjoyed doing with your family when you were a child, explain you answer in details.
My most memorable experience when I was a kid is to take the vacation on the beach with the whole family. Since, my home town is not far from a coastal city in China. We went there, enjoyed bathing in the sun while appreciating the beautiful scenery alone the seashore, like the blossom and palm trees and stuff. We tried out the sea food like salmon, tuna and even some lobsters, it was from that time that I fell in love with seafood. Apart from that, the most exciting stuff I did when visiting this nice and beautiful city was sea and water activities like snorkeling, wakeboarding and even jet skiing with my dad. Even though I remembered that I got a little sun, it was well worth it.
8. A friend of yours wants to take a gap year and have a job before he enters university. What do you think are the advantage and disadvantage of his decision?
Well, there are lots of benefits one can get out of a job. Starting to work at an early age helps to make someone a responsible person, by working with co-workers, you can develop social skills and willingness to cooperate with others, which are fairly important for one's future career, and that might give you a better shot to land a sweet job after graduation in college. On the other hand, one cannot neglect the disadvantages, there a not a lot of jobs that are available to high school graduates, even though one might find a job, it is likely to be remedial job that don't pay you well.
9. Now many people like to shop online. Please analyze the advantages and disadvantages of online shopping.
Well, shopping online is a very convenient and fun, with just a click of the button, the next moment you know, your order is delivered right at your door. It is also easy to compare the prices offered by different on-line stores however, there are lots of drags shopping online. However, there are some pitfalls, the most noteworthy one is that you cannot try the product in person, cuz you can only check the pictures or videos of a product without being able to try it out yourself, and after placing the order, you might find they are of low quality, thus you have to return it, and that will cost you lots of time. Besides that, online stores have a bad reputation for crappy stuff, like fake iphon