What’s your full name?
Where are you from?
Which part of the country are you from?
When do you usually get up?
What’s your favorite time of day?
Do you prefer to stay alone or stay with your friends?
Hometown & Accommodation:
Do you live in a house or a flat?
Why do you want to live here?
How long have you been living here?
Where’s your hometown?
Describe the place you live in.
What do you feel about the place you live in?
Wha t’s your hometown like?
Are you working or studying?
What major are you going to choose?
What’s your major?
What are you studying?
What do you learn in school?
Do you like your major?
Do you think your major course is easy to learn?
What subject do you learn?
Why do you want to learn this subject?
How does the education system change in China?
What do you want to be in the future?
Why do you study English?
How does your teacher teach English?
What teaching style do you like?
Do you prefer group learning or individual learning?
How do you study English?
Where do you usually study English? With whom?
Do the young and the elderly learn English in different ways? What are the differences?
Do you think your job is easy to do? Why?
What’s your job responsibility?
Do you have sports?
Does you community have any sports equipment?
What sport do you do?
What sport are you going to learn in the future?
Are there any good sports facilities in your community?
What sport do you want to do in the future?
Society & Culture:
Have you received any gift?
When do people give gifts in your country?
When will you give gifts?
Do you think it's difficult to choose a gift?
Have you ever made a gift by yourself to somebody?
Do most people ride bicycles?
Did you learn to ride a bike when you were young?
Are there any benefits of bicycle riding?
Why so many people ride bicycles in your country?
Do you think bike riding is safe?
What are the differences between being a child and being an adult? Leisure activities:
When did you go shopping last time?
Do you like going to a party?
What do you dislike most about a party?
Do you like shopping?
What do you dislike most about shopping?
When do you usually go shopping?
Do you prefer small shops or shopping malls? Why?
Food & Cooking:
What’s your favorite dish?
Who is the best cook among the people around you?
Who cooks in your family?
Do you cook?
Is it necessary for everyone to learn to cook? Why?
1 .A well known person
2. A visitor to your home/
3. An old person you admire/a famous person/celebrity
5. A school friend / teenager/
6. Someone who is good at cooking
7. A comic actor (NEW)
8. A smart person (NEW)
1. A gift/ an electronic device
2. A Book
3. A Work of Art
4. A Childhood Toy
5. A Childhood Song
6. Clothing for Special Occasions
7. An Interesting Lecture or Speech
8. An important letter you wrote/received
9. An old product (NEW)
2. Tourist attraction
3. An ideal home or apartment/a house you like
4.A place with a lot of water
5. A place you visited in order to know its culture (NEW)
1. Something you succeeded in doing/an important stage in your life
2. An Organization/ A Time When You Helped Someone
3. Something You Would Like to Learn/a course you would like to learn/ science lesson in school
4. An educational trip / A Long Journey/a outdoor meal
5. Your Favorite Season
6. A Childhood Game
7. A Traffic Jam
8. An outdoor meal
9. A trip you spent far away from home (NEW)
10. A life-changing experience (NEW)
1. A film
2. A News
3. A Performance
4. A TV program
5. A Healthy Habit
6. An advertisement
Describe a friend you’d like to spend your time with
In what way did he/she help you with your academic study or work?
What are the pressures you have to face in your life?
How do you deal with them?
Do you prefer to study alone or together with others?
What would happen if one always works independently?
What are the disadvantages of working in a group?
What do you think are the effects of computer and mobile phone on families?
Which one is more important, family or friends?
Who should assume more responsibilities in the family?
Describe an elderly person you admire
What’s the living situation of the elde rly people in China?
What sorts of jobs are available for the elderly people?
Describe a person who is good at cooking
Describe a famous person you would like to meet
Do you want to become famous? Why?
Will people change their personality after they become famous?
What sort of people do young people admire?
Describe a person you have helped
Comment on relationship between neighbors in China
Do you think richer people are more selfish?
Describe a long journey
What should be prepared before the journey?
What can people learn through travel?
Do you prefer to travel alone or in group?
Describe a sport event
Do Chinese schools place strong emphasis on physical education?
What are the differences between competition within the classroom and athletic competition?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of holding sporting events in school?
Which one is better, team sport or individual sport?
Do you think it’s a good idea for schools to offer scholarship to students in order to encourage sports among students?
Describe the stage of your life that you enjoyed most
How do people give helps to students who will graduate from university soon?
In China, when do people hold celebrations?
Describe a change in your life
What are the changes in your education?
Describe an educational trip
What’s the importance of study trip?
Is it a good way?
Should parents help children with their study?
What’s the trend of studying at home?
Describe a traffic jam
How do you feel in times of traffic jam?
What are the traffic problems in your city?
Should different amount of taxes be levied on cars with different engine capacity?
How has traffic affected our environment?
What other choices do you have if you are stuck in a traffic jam?
Can public transport alleviate traffic congestions?
Do you think the government should take sole responsibility for solving traffic problems?
Can motorways and highways help to solve traffic problems?
When is traffic jam most serious?
What did the government do to solve the problem?
Should the government impose a heavier tax in an effort to solve traffic jam?
Describe a successful experience
Describe a performance
What are the influences of music on culture?
What are the influences of wide use of TV on traditional artistic performance?
Describe the most important stage in your life
At what age is marriage legal in China?
At what age should children start to take family responsibility?
Talk about the generation gap between elderly people and young adults
What job is deemed suitable for the elderly people?
What’s the general attitude towards the elderly people?
Describe a song you knew when you were a child
Have you ever been to a music concert before?
What kind of music suits people of different age groups?
Describe a book you have read
What are the differences of reading habits between teenagers and the elderly people?
How has technology changed the way people read?
Describe a piece of advertisement that makes you want to buy something
What are some possible mass media that feature advertisement?
Should we impose restrictions on advertisements?
Will advertisements be more popular?
Describe a piece of art
What are the differences in the arts liked by elderly people and young adults?
Should the government support arts?
What sorts of arts are valuable?
Describe an advice
What sorts of advices are useful to young people?
Do young people prefer to listen to parents or their friends?
Are the advices given by the elderly people useful?
Describe an advertisement
Do you think we should restrict advertisements?
Some of the adverts are not appropriate for children. How to solve this problem?
What’s the relationship between mass media and advertisements?
Describe a piece of radio program
Which one do you prefer, radio programs or TV programs?
Describe a text message you received on your mobile phone
Describe a TV program
What are the pros and cons of TV and radio respectively?
Why do young people prefer TV?
Describe a piece of music
How has western music influenced eastern one?
Do you buy advertised products?
Is the government responsible to build libraries?
How has means of communication changed over the past decade?
Part 3 题库
Describe a special gift
How do young people help the elderly people?
Are people now more kindhearted than before?
Describe a piece of music you liked when you were a child
How can teaching children music help them in their early childhood?
What type of music should people listen to at different ages? When is the first time you heard the song that impressed you the most? What type of music should people listen to?
Will music be played in public?
Describe a toy when you were a child
Talk about a childhood game
Describe an interesting speech or lecture
Who was the speaker?
Should children take part in the talks?
Why are Chinese people afraid to give public speeches?
Describe your favorite law
Why do people want to become a lawyer instead of a policeman?
Are policemen considered a good job in China?
What makes a good policeman?
What kind of people tends to commit crimes in China?
Talk about the occupation of lawyer
What kind of crimes could be forgiven?
Describe a speech
What makes a good speaker?
What sort of speeches should be made available in university? What kind of people should be invited give speeches to kids? Describe one clothes you always wear in special occasions
Have people changed the way they dress?
Why is uniform compulsory in companies?
Describe a course you want to learn when you were a child
Do you think children can learn more at school or at home?
Do you think adults should be responsible for teaching children academic skills?
How is learning for children and adults different on computers?
Describe a childhood activity/game
What can kids learn from the activity?
How has athletic competition shaped children’s character?
Is competition required in all jobs?
How should countries cooperate with each other?
Is it important for kids to play games?
What sort of games do adults play?
Describe a foreign language you want to learn
Describe a toy
Do you think many kids have too many toys now?
Should girls play with dolls and boy play with soccer games?
What are the advantages of kids exchanging toys?
Describe a gift you gave to your friends
Do Chinese people prefer to buy gifts or make them?
Which do you prefer?
When do Chinese people usually send presents?
Why do you think homemade presents are better than ones that are bought from shops?
Do you think it’s a good idea to reward children with their gifts?
Please list the advantages and disadvantages of rewarding people in a company?
What are the ways to reward employees?
Describe something you’d like to learn in the future
Do kids learn more from home or school?
Should adults take major responsibilities in kids learning academic skills?
Describe a piece of interesting news
Do a lot of Chinese people read newspaper regularly?
Are people more concerned of international news or domestic news?
Should TV commercials be more interesting?
What makes a good journalist?
Is online news playing an ever increasingly important role in people’s daily life?
How to make news more appealing?
Describe something that is good for health
How to define a healthy lifestyle?
Do you think Chinese people’s lifestyle is healthy?
How have media advertisements influenced peo ple’s health?
Describe something that is good for people’s health.
Is there any other way for people to stay healthy besides workout on a regular basis?
Where can people go to work out?
Are sports facilities available in public space?
Will people go to these places?
Describe an exciting experience
What’s the meaning of university library to you?
Describe a course you want to learn
Which major proves most popular in China?
Do you think it’s difficult?
Do you like to learn?
Why do girls not like to choose engineering as their major?
Should university do away with arts classes?
Describe a traditional art
Name a number of traditional cultural performances
What are the differences in dancing between boys and girls?
What’s your fa vorite music?
Describe a special thing you want to buy in the future
Will the special thing help you in your study?
Do you like to go shopping?
What are the effective ways of advertising?
Describe a season
Talk about the negative influences of global warming
Describe something that will help you to learn foreign languages Talk about the advantages of learning a foreign language
Describe a large organization
What are the advantages of large and small organizations
What’s your view towar ds the fact that most factories are far away from downtown area?
What are the advantages of large multi-national companies?
Why do many people like to work in small companies?
Describe a book you have read recently
What books do Chinese kids read?
What are the ways should parents use to make them like reading?
What are the differences between traditional reading and online reading?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of reading and watching TV?
Describe a phone call
Talk about advantages and disadvantages of mobile phone
Do people like to hear people talking loud in public?
Describe something you would like to learn
What should kids learn before they go to school?
Which one is better, school education or parental education?
Describe a photo
Do Chinese people like taking photos?
When do people take photos usually?
Why do people tear apart the photos they have taken?
Describe a piece of law
Why are there fewer policemen than lawyers?
What are the differences between policemen and lawyers?
Describe a house/apartment that you have seen or you like
Describe a workplace
What are the advantages of working at night?
Describe a library
Is it a campus or public one?
Which parts of the library do you like and dislike?
Describe a tourist attraction
What are the types of tourist attractions in China?
Is the travel with tour guide good?
Will people change their attitude towards tour guide?
What measures did the government take to protect tourist attraction?
Would you recommend this tourist attraction?
How do people visit historical places nowadays?
Do you think we should visit historical places for free?
Do you think people can learn anything from visiting historical places?
Describe the favorite part in your hometown
How often do you go there?
Are there more Chinese people living in the city or in the countryside?
What are the benefits of studying in the city?
What kind of people likes to live in the city?
What are the major differences between living in the city and countryside?
Should more entertainment parlors be built in the city?
Describe a historical site
What are the types of historical sites?
Why do people nowadays dislike visiting a historical site?
In what ways can people get to know history?
Do you think TV programs that focus on history can make people interested in history more?