1) People attend college or university for many different reasons (for example, new experiences, career preparation, increased knowledge).Why do you think people attend college or university? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
人们上大学为很多目的， 比如有人为准备工作经验，有人为增长知识。 你认为人们为什么上大学?
44) In general, people are living longer now. Discuss the causes of this phenomenon. Use specific reasons and details to develop your essay
2) Many people visit museums when they travel to new places. Why do you think people visit museums? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
3) Why do you think some people are attracted to dangerous sports or other dangerous activities? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
4) People work because they need money to live. What are some other reasons that people work? Discuss one or more of these reasons. Use specific examples and details to support your answer.
5) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The most important aspect of a job is the money a person earns. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
6) People listen to music for different reasons and at different times. Why is music important to many people? Use specific reasons and examples to support your choice.
7) Is the ability to read and write more important today than in the past? Why or why not? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
8) Movies are popular all over the world. Explain why movies are so popular. Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer.
9) What do you want most in a friend — someone who is intelligent, or someone who has a sense of humor, or someone who is reliable? Which one of these characteristics is most important to you? Use reasons and specific examples to explain your choice.
10) Some people prefer to spend most of their time alone. Others like to be with friends most of the time. Do you prefer to spend your time alone or with friends? Use specific reasons to support your answer.
有些人喜欢单独度过闲暇， 而另外有些人喜欢和朋友一起度过时间。 你喜欢哪个?
11) Some people prefer to spend time with one or two close friends. Others choose to spend time with a large number of friends. Compare the advantages of each choice. Which of these two ways of spending time do you prefer? Use specific reasons to support your answer.
12) Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? One should never judge a person by external appearances. Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.