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Uncommon Vocabulary

celebrate celebration a birthday bash (= a birthday party)

Use the vocabulary from: Part One Topic 13: Restaurants; Part One Topic 23: Happiness; Part One Topic 36: Food; Part One Topic 37: Birthdays.

Grammar Point

Use a mix of past tenses:

It was my 18th birthday; at that time I was studying at…

I had never had a birthday party before so I was quite thrilled.

Use a future tense + past tense:

I think I will ever forget the cake that my friends had bought.

Experience 6: A party

Describe a party you have been to.

You should say:

Where the party was held

Who attended the party

What you liked about the party

Whether you often go to parties.

Suggestion



Use exactly the same content, vocabulary and grammar as Experience 5: A happy event.

Experience 7: A special meal

Describe a special meal you have eaten.

You should say:

Where you had this meal

What food you had

Why it was special

Whether this type of meal is common in your country.

Suggestion



Use exactly the same content, vocabulary and grammar as Experience 5: A happy event. Focus more on the food aspect. Use: Part One Topic 13: Restaurants; Part One Topic 36: Food.


Experience 8: A wedding you have attended

Describe a wedding you have attended.

You should say:

When it was

Who got married

What happened at the wedding

Whether this was a typical wedding in your country.

Suggestion



This topic is not very flexible. Choose any wedding or invent one.

Uncommon Vocabulary

Use Part One Topic 32: Weddings.

Grammar Point

Use a mix of past tenses:

I had never attended a wedding reception before so I was quite thrilled.

Some guests were quite drunk towards the end because they had been drinking all day.

Experience 9: Some important advice

Describe some important advice you received.

You should say:

Who gave you this advice

What the advice was

Why it was important

How this advice helped you.

Suggestion



At first this topic appears to be quite difficult. The easiest choice is to talk about a teacher who advised you to learn another language (NOT English). If you talk about this then you can use vocabulary from other topics.

Uncommon Vocabulary

recommendation guidance suggestion beneficial

Use Part One Topic 9: Learning English; Part One Topic 21: Learning languages; People 6: A teacher; Experience 1: Something difficult that you did well.

Experience 10: Some help that you received

Describe some help that you received.

You should say:

Who helped you

What the help was

Why you needed this help

How you felt after receiving this help.

Suggestion



Exactly the same as Experience 9: Some important advice.

Experience 11: Some important news

Describe some important news that you have received.

You should say:

What the news was

How you heard about this news

Why it was important

Whether it influenced you.

Suggestion



It should be quite easy to talk about passing an exam. Choose an important exam like the "Zhong Kao”. If you do this it will give you a good opportunity to paraphrase.


Date: 2015-12-17; view: 1068


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