This book was written in order to givestudents as many examples and ideas as possible to show them how they coulddevelop their answers. Remember that the test is going to be very short (around12 minutes).As a result, you、should seize everyopportunity to show how good your vocabulary is:
本书的目的是为了给学生尽可能多的例子和思路,向他们展示如何拓展自己的回 答。请记住,口试的时间很短(大约 12 分钟),所以你应该抓住每一个机会来展示你拥 有丰富的词汇量:
.Use sophisticated vocabulary 使用高级词汇
.Display specialized terminology 展示专业术语
.Do not repeat yourself=USE SYNONYMS! 切勿重复二使用同义词!
In this book, you will find a list ofsynonyms at the beginning of each topic: make sure you learn them.
Here are the most important words for youto describe your actions and feelings: 以下是描述行为或情感时最重要的单词: .difficult= challenging =complex= complicated= tough I find ittough to express myself in English.
.important =necessary=essential=fundamental =vital =indispensable. Good pronunciation is vital.
.interesting= fascinating= captivating
This book is absolutely fascinating. Ican’t wait to finish it!
.useful= practical =handy= convenient
I bought this electronic dictionary. It’svery handy in class.
.boring =dull= monotonous =tiresome
You sound so boring!Your voice alwayssounds monotonous.
.good for your future/health/studies=beneficial positive Going to the U.S.will be beneficial to me.
.nice =pleasant =enjoyable
I had dinner with Stacy last night. We hada pleasant conversation about...
.popular=common =widespread=well-acceptedEnglish is very widespread nowadays, even in Asia.
I bought this cell phone because I find itvery stylish.
.amazing=stunning=splendid=spectacular Ilove this place. The view is stunning!
.happy=pleased=satisfied=glad=delighted=ecstatic(=overjoyed) I was delighted to hear from her!
I tried skiing for the first time lastweekend. It was absolutely thrilling!
.fun=entertaining=relaxing=enjoyable=pleasantPlaying basketball is fun!Reading is entertaining.
.to relax=to take it easy=to unwind=tochill I’ve been under so much pressure. I need to unwind.
.to represent=to symbolize=to stand for=toreflect The Great Wall reflects our historical heritage.
.to think=to believe=to assume=to guess=toreckon I reckon he’11 become a successful man soon.
.a place=an area=a region=a spot=alocation=a site What a great site to picnic!