11. Describe a place that you like best in your city. Please state why you like it with specific examples and details.
Personally speaking, my favorite place in my city is the national library based on following reasons.
Firstly, there are many books to my taste, such as fashion magazines, inspirational books, and professional books. Reading does good to our mind. As a student, we should always recharge ourselves by knowledge in order to meet the need of talents in this society.
Secondly, I always go to the library with my friends. You know, it's my glad to share knowledge with other people. Going to the library not only can we acquire knowledge but also can promote our friendship to some degree.
【音频】My favorite place in my city is the New Oriental Restaurant. The New Oriental restaurant is the largest restaurant in our city and it provides all kinds of food, from sea food to curry, and from sushi to barbeque. Though I am a picky gourmet, the New Oriental can make me satisfy. Besides, the New Oriental is accessible by several buses and subway lines and it hence can be reached within half an hour from my home, even during rush hour. The price of the New Oriental is very reasonable and the waiters there provide well rounded service. I love the NO.
12. When you are together with your friends, which place would you like to go? Explain why.
【音频】When I am with my good friends, we will definitely go do some sports together. Most of my friends love basketball, and we are all pretty good at it. We will play 3 on 3, or three point shootout. It's great fun and good to have some sweat. We used to play basketball every week when we were still at school. Although we play less often now, it is still a great work out. We can lose ourselves in the game. Playing basketball is also good for health too.
13. Do you like to eat at home or at the restaurant? Which do you prefer? Explain the reason.
Personally speaking, I definitely prefer having meals at home for the following reasons. In the first place, it is cheaper to have meals at home. In the second place, it is more convenient to have meals at home, cuz you don't need to take bus or taxi to go to the restaurant. Especially, it is a big deal when there is a traffic jam.
Finally, having meals at home will save a plenty of time. You don't have to spend much time on yours way to restaurant. According to some statistics, you just need 1 hour if you eat at home while you will need at least 2 hours if you eat out.
【音频】I prefer eating at home to dining out for many reasons. For one thing, it's much cheaper to eat at home. For a student like me, it can easily cause budget tension by frequently eating out. Furthermore, I can prepare the food just the way I like it. Sometimes it can be fun to experiment on different kinds of food and reason which types suit me. In addition, it may be a creative process that can provide you a feeling of satisfaction. So I like eating at home and I seldom eating out unless for special occasions.
14. Describe a public area that you visit frequently. Please state why you visit it frequently and include specific examples and details in your explanation.
【音频】I usually go to Beihai Park when I have the time. I can go for a stroll in the park to relax. The park has a lot of trees, and interesting and winding paths, where I can wander listlessly and contemplate my own thoughts or admire the various stages of nature. Sometimes I just like to feel the breeze on my face and savor its coolness. It gives me a sense of freedom. It also has a lake on which I can go boating. I often go to the park with my friends on weekends. And we'll have a picnic if we stay there for the whole day.
15. Some students prefer to choose universities located in big cities. Others would like to study in universities located in small towns. Please state your opinion and explain why.
I definitely prefer to study in a big city. The most common reason for us to study is to find a good job, and there are much more job opportunities in big cities than the small town. If I study in the big cities, I can do a part time job while studying, and seize the opportunity to work there after I graduate from university. In addition, the big city can provide us a plenty of internship opportunities to me. Moreover, jobs in big cities can offer more decent salary. So that's why I think big city is more attractive for me to study.
【音频】I definitely prefer to study in a big city. The most common reason for us to study is to find a good job, and there are much more job opportunities in big cities than the small town. If I study in the big cities, I can do a part time job while studying, and seize the opportunity to work there after I graduate from university. Moreover, jobs in big cities can offer more decent salary. So that's why I think big cities are much more attractive for me to study in.