我们往往被告知，在雅思口语当中，越简单的答案，越能够得到考官的青睐。K.I.S.S(Keep it simple stupid)原则也深深为广大烤鸭认同。把考官当做一个6岁的孩子来和其聊天，也不失为一种将难题简化、深入浅出的极佳方式。但是，如果从头到尾用简单句——万年不变的一般现在时、主谓宾结构、主动语态，是很难刺激考官听觉的。这种simple，并不是keep it simple中的simple。Simple的正确打开方式：加入多样化的语法结构和表达方式。这并不意味着让答案变得complex，而是impressive and unique。
基本结构：主语 + have + v.-ed
标志性时间词：since + 具体时间点/过去的动作/段时间 + ago, for + 段时间
基本结构：主语 + have been + v.-ing
标志性时间词：so far, up till now, all night, all day, thewhole day, since + 具体时间点/过去的动作/段时间 + ago, for + 段时间
1)考官问题：Are you a student or doyou work?
普通烤鸭：I’m a student. I study in Changjun MiddleSchool.
用心烤鸭：I’m a student. I have been studying in Changjun Middle school for two and a halfyears.
2)考官问题：Did you like scienceclasses when you were young?
普通烤鸭：Yes. When I was young, I liked scienceclasses very much. My science teacher was very funny.
用心烤鸭：Yes, I’vebeen really keen on science since I had my first science class at the ageof seven. I’ve learned a lot about it since then.
3)考官问题：What are the mostpopular subjects in China?
普通烤鸭：I think Chinese and Math are the most popularsubjects in our country. They’re very interesting.
用心烤鸭：As far as I know, English has been one of the most popularsubjects in our country for at least two decades. I mean, since the 1990s, thegovernment has tried to promote thelanguage levels of the public as the country is opening up to the world.
4)考官问题：Why did you choose that university?
普通烤鸭：Because my parents told me that theuniversity was very famous and they hope I can get a good education.
用心烤鸭：Because xxx university has long been considered to be one of the most prestigiousuniversities in China and my parents wanted to make sure that I get a goodeducation.
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have / has been dreamingof doing代替want to do
sb have / has beenconsidered to be adj.代替 sb. is adj.
sb. had been askingfor sth. before …代替 sb. wanted sth. when …
have / has beenworking/learning …
1) Part 2地点题：Describe a foreign country youwould like to go. / Describe a special journey you would like to go in the future. /Describe a place near water.
普通烤鸭：I wanted to travel to Philippines when I sawthe beautiful pictures.
用心烤鸭：I’ve been dreamingof visiting Philippinessince I first learned about it from a magazine called National Geography.
2) Part 2人物题：Describe a person you admire who isolder than you. / Describe a person in the news that you would like to meet. /Describe a family member.
普通烤鸭：I’d like to talk about my tutor. She isworking in xxx university and she’s an expert.
用心烤鸭：I’d like to talk about my tutor / a popularlanguage teacher, Ever, who has beenworking in xxx university for 3 decades and has become an expert in the field.
3) Part 2人物题：Describe a family member.
普通烤鸭：My father is reliable and amiable. We canalways rely on him.
用心烤鸭：My father has long been considered to be an amiable and reliable person, who wecan always rely on.
4) Part 2物品题： Describe a product you bought and felt happy.
普通烤鸭：I wanted to have a Barbie doll at that time.
用心烤鸭：I’d been dreaming of having a Barbie doll since Ifirst saw it in a boutique.
5) Part 2物品题：Describe a perfect job.
普通烤鸭：I want to become a dentist.
用心烤鸭：I’d been dreaming of becoming a dentist sincechildhood.
6) Part 2事件题：Describe a recent happy event.
普通烤鸭：I wanted my parents to throw a party for meand my parents said no. Two months later, they finally agreed.
用心烤鸭：I had been asking my parents for a birthday partyfor 2 months before my parents finally said yes.