Category 2: Describing people (3 test items)
1. Describe a well-known person. You should say,Who he/she is?What makes him/her famous?Why you admire him/her?Discussion:1. Do you want to become famous?2. How to become a well-known person in China?3. What kind of people can become famous in China?4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of being famous?5. What do you think of the privacy of a well-known person?6. What do you think of the relationship between a well-know person and advertising?7. Would you be influenced by the well-known persons in TV commercials?8. Do you often talk about singers with your friends? What do you often talk about?
2. Describing a friend in your school time/ you like most. You should say,
Who he/she is?When did you became friends?Why do you like him/her or why doyou think that he/she is important to you?How he/she influences you.Discussion:1. What are the differences between adults and children in terms of making friends?2. Can adults make friends with children?3. What do you think are the most important factors when making friends?4. What are the possible factors that cause the break-up of friendship?5. Why is it difficult for adults to make friends?6. What will the friendship become like when getting old?
3. Describing a person whom you like to work or study with. You should say,
Who is he/she?When did you work/study together?What do you often do together?Why do you like to work with him/her?/ What can you learn from him/her?Why is he/she particular?Discussion:1. Do you like to work alone or with a partner?2. What do you think of teamwork and team spirit?3. What kind of people are good to work with?4. Do you like group work or group learning?8. What is your opinion on efficiency?9. What are the advantages of studying by yourself?10. What do you thin k of efficiency?
Category 3: Describing places (2 test items)
1. Describe a restaurant or a cafe. You should say,Where it is?What it looks like?What kind of services is provided?What kind of food you like there/ What kind of food is famous?Why you like it?Discussion:1. Do you like cooking?2. Will you cook for your friends when they visit you?3. Who cooks in a Chinese family?4. What do you think of the advantages and disadvantages of fast food?5. Why is fast food so popular?6. Where would Chinese go when they eat out?7. What changes would take place in terms of Chinese eating habits?8. What food is popular?9. What is the difference between fresh food and canned food?10. What can we do to solve the problem of food shortage?11. What are the advantages and disadvantages of family food?