外国名人 Describe an interesting person from another country
Who this person is
What this person does
Why this person is interesting
How you think of this person
雅思口语part 2 话题参考范文：外国名人
There are many interesting people in the world.Here I would like to talk about a famous person whom I find interesting.He is Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder of Facebook.He was born in New York, USA in 1984.He launched Facebook in February, 2004, from his dormitory in Harvard University.Now he is one of the richest people in the world.He is currently the CEO and Chairman of Facebook.
His life story is very interesting and motivating.He is a prodigy and started writing software programs during school years.He developed many communication tools and game software during his teenage years.He pursued his passion for programming and Facebook is one of his greatest achievements.I think he is a role model for the youth.He has achieved great heights of success and he does a lot to give back to the community.Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have announced that they will donate a majority of their wealth to charity.
He donates generously to several causes.He has started his own organization, called Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, to focus on health and education.I think we can learn a lot from his life and his work.His life teaches us–that if we follow our passion we can reach great heights. Also, we should remember to give back to the community in any way we can
Do you think communicating with foreigners is a good way to learn about foreign culture?
Yes, I think communicating with foreigners is a good way to learn about foreign cultures. I think we can learn a lot about the way they talk, their language, their likes and dislikes and many other things about their country and culture by having a conversation with them.
What are the disadvantages of working for an international company?
There are not many disadvantages. However, since such companies open up in megacities, people have to move away from home. Another disadvantage maybe the work hours. People may to work in shifts and according to another country’s working hours.
What kinds of problems do people face when they travel or live in a foreign country?
People may face many problems when travelling or living in another country. They may face language and communication problems. They may also face problems with accommodation, food and weather. People may also feel homesick. Sometimes people get a culture shock.
Do you like to make friends with people from other countries?
Yes, I like to make friends with people from other countries I have many relatives living abroad and through them, I have made many friends in other countries. I get to learn about their culture and way of life.
Do you have any international friends?
No, I do not have international friends but one of my friend’s brother lives in Canada. He recently moved to there and my friend told me that his brother has made new friends in Canada. He also said that he will introduce his new friends to me.
How do the cultural differences hinder the growth of an organization/company?
I think nowadays the world is becoming a global village and people have started understanding each other’s culture better than before. But sometimes when people do not understand eat other may be due to language or some cultural rituals it will hamper their team work which be eventually bad for the company.
How do sports help to break the barriers of the cultural differences?
Sports play an important role in breaking the cultural barriers. When people from different cultures play together in a team, they work together towards winning and forget about the cultural differences they have. This spirit of sportsmanship helps in bringing down the walls of differences.