Task 1: Your college friend wants to switch his bicycle to a car and he plans to work part-time to earn the money. What advice do you have for him?
Task 2: Your university is planning to allow people in the community to take courses with students. This course will be free for them and they will not receive feedback or grades about their papers. Do you think this is a good program and why?
1.What characteristic in a house or apartment do you think is the most impo rtant for making it a good place to live? C hoose one quality or characteristic. Explain why you think it is important.
2.What are the advantages of moving to a new place to study and work?
3.When traveling, which of the following will you choose to better learn about a place?
1) walking on the street
2) taking an organized trip
3) visiting museum
4.Parents need to make sure their children lead healthy lives. What can parents do to help their children have healthy lifestyles?
5.Should students be required to evaluate their professors at the end of the semester?
6.Which of the following do you think is the most important quality for an employee?
1) Performance during the interview
2) Previous work experience
3) Education background
7.If you have opportunities to do something for good causes, which of the following would you choose?
1) distributing meals for needy people
2) helping children build playground
3) seeing people in hospital
8.Talk about the advantage and disadvantage of universities located in small town or rural areas.
9.Which of the following three would you choose to take?
1) Painting class
2) Science class
10.Your school decides to teach students time management and study habits. Talk about the advantage and disadvantage of this.
11.The university decides to remodel the dormitory and add a new space to it. Which space do you recommend to add in your dormitory?
2) Study room
3) Game room
12.Your local community center wants to add some new workshops or programs for children. Which of the following do you think would be the most beneficial for children’s development?
1) Art craft workshop
2) Technology workshop
3) Athletic programs
13.You will need to accomplish an assignment to do a presentation. Which will you choose?
1) Act out a scene from a play with a partner
2) Explain your review of a novel you recently you read
3) Read a selection of poem
14.Some professors prefer to give regular quizzes. Some prefer to give surprising quizzes. Please talk about the advantages and/or disadvantages of surprising quizzes.
15.Final is coming, and your friend often oversleeps and misses the class. Will you help your friend to study while you also have a lot of exams?
16.Your friend wants to attend a summer school to graduate one year earlier from the university. Talk about an advantage and /or a disadvantage of doing this.
17.Which of the following qualities do you think is the most important for business leaders?
1) Outgoing and friendly
18.Your friend wants to come to your country and what things do you suggest him doing and not doing to be polite and respectful?
19.If your friend wants to keep a pet, what do you think he should prepare?
20.Choose an accomplishment that required you to work very hard. Explain what the accomplishment was and why it was important to you.