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2009-03-12 23:54:22|  分类: 四六级考试 |  标签: |举报 |字号 订阅

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独立写作:

  People should not pay for the public transportation. Do you agree or disagree?

 

 独立写作:Agree or disagree: it is important for families to regularly eat their meals together. 

2009年2月14日托福机经写作:独立写作:To be well-informed, one should get information from different news sources. Do you agree or disagree?

 

  2009年2月22日托福机经写作:

  独立写作:

  Do you agree or disagree with the follow statement: should the purpose of television be all educative, not entertaining?


2009年2月28日托福机经写作:

 独立写作:Teachers should be paid at least as much as doctors, lawyers or business leaders are paid. Do you agree or disagree?

 独立写作: ”It is better to use ones knowledge and experience to solve the problems than ask others for advice." Do you agree or disagree?

 Your school has received a gift of money. What do you think is the best way for your school to spend this money? Use specific reasons and details to support your choice.

 

 It is no doubt a lucky event for a school to receive a large amount of donation. However, an emerging question faced by the school officials is: how to spend it? In my opinion, the administrator of the school should make a good planning on the usage of the gift money.

 

Some person believes that the school should use the money to improve teacher’s salary and benefit. I do think this is a possible way to spend the money, for it can motivate the staffs and finally lead to a high quality teaching. However, besides immediate benefits, we should pay some attention to our long term goal. Thus, investing the gift money on the infrastructure and facility of the school is a wise choice.

 

With the rapid development of economy and technology, our schools become increasingly “complex”. Teachers in a modernized school are armed with many sophisticated machines, such as digital projectors, electronic writing boards and computer based video on demand systems. With these modern facilities, teachers can easily bring the whole world to students without stepping out the classroom. Nevertheless, the cost of these fancy equipments is high, sometimes even beyond the budget. In this case, to purchase some expensive equipments that are not usually on budget will be ideal choice for the school to spend a large amount of extra money.

 

Another possible way of spending money is to buy more computers for students. We are in an era of information and it is not easy for students to find a good job without proper computer skills. Therefore, for all students, mastering enough computer skill in school is an essential preparation for their future career. Though computer is relative cheaper than it was in 10 years ago, not all family can afford a set of completed computer system. Thus, purchasing more computers for public schools creates more opportunities for students from low income family, letting them break the cycle of social immobility and finally change the fate of their own and their families. Anyway, schools are not only places where people receive education, but also the institutes to boost the social justice and eliminate the social inequality.

 

In conclusion, I do not think there is a universal way to spend the money, for each school has their specified situations. However, under any circumstance, an appropriate budget is necessary before pending the money. Beyond immediate interests, we should not neglect our long term benefits. Actually a well balance between our short term and long term goal will be the guarantee for the maximum output of the gift money.


A company has announced that it wishes to build a large factory near your community. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this new influence on your community. Do you support or oppose the factory? Explain your position.

 

When a factory is built near a community it has positive and negative effects in and around the community. However the positive effects go beyond the negative effects, therefore I believe that building a factory near our community is a great idea.

 

Having a factory near the neighborhood will stimulate the local economy; it will create jobs inside our community and will have positive effects abroad. The local economy will be the first thing affected by a factory. It will create a lot of vacant positions for the persons in the community that previously could not, for various reasons, find a regular job. Factories for the most part also pay high wages and offer people the chance to build and expand on their skills, thus helping them in the future. Since factories pay above normal wages, people will also spend more, thus generating more revenue and stimulate the local economy. This will in turn create more demand for certain products and services, which will also generate more jobs to keep up with the needs of the workers in the factory.

 

Having a factory near our community would also create wealth from outside the community by trading with nearby provinces, cities and countries. Trading goods and or services with nearby cities, provinces and countries is a great way to increase the amount of money coming into the community which will also help build good business relationships and increase the chance of more diverse jobs coming to the city. As the demand for certain goods and services increases, more people will have to work in the factory to meet the demand.

 

Since people will have a lot more money to spend, it will increase their cost of living and will allow them to upgrade different things in their life (for example, houses, cars, and or appliances). People will be able to spend more money on different entertainment venues which will also keep money flowing into the community. With the community on the rise people will start to come from outside the community which will help diversify the people and their skill sets.

 

Though factories in community can produce some harmful effects such as pollution, with all the revenue generated from factory work, increased living conditions the factory owners can take some of the revenue and decrease the amount of pollution by building state of the art facilities that invite less environmental problems. Therefore, I believe that building a factory near the community is overall a good news for residents.


What are some important qualities of a good supervisor (boss)? Use specific details and examples to explain why these qualities are important.

 

What makes a good boss? I understand that many persons wish that they had a nice boss. However, in my opinion, a good boss should firstly be a good leader. A good leader is not necessarily a nice person, but he or she must have some leadership qualities.

 

The weightiness of a good leader to any organizations, regardless big or small, can not be overemphasized. Being a leader, a person should be decisive, but not arbitrary. He or she must have the very ability to focus on the most essential part of a complex event and make the right decision at the right moment. Besides, a good leader is always taking sound advices from his subordinates, but he or she never easily affected by other’s opinion. We Chinese have an old saying: “Three cobblers with their wits combined equal Zhuge Liang, the master mind”. This tells us the importance of collective wisdom. However, the leader should be the very person to make the final decision and cobblers should never take the place of Zhuge Liang.

 

Secondly a good leader must be an informative and resourceful person. Imagine, once in a big company, a team received a tough task and they had to accomplish it in a very short time. In the course of the project, the team member encountered some nutty problems, what would they refer to? Of course, their team leader would be the only person they can depend on. At this time, a supervisor should provide the team members with enough support, with his or her expertise and experience. Only by doing this the team leader could become a true leader and be love by his underlings.

 

Many persons like that type of boss who always lead by his own example. Yes, a boss who always does things personally is always welcome. But in many cases, an individual’s energy is limited, and to mobilize all members’ power to form a joint effort is a task of the boss. Thus, a good leader in some term is just like a conductor of an orchestra, who must harmonize every single voice part to orchestrate the most beautiful melody. 

 

Finally I would like to conclude my essay as follows: I do want to have a nice boss, who can share our happiness in life. But before this, he or she must be firstly a qualified leader. After all, we are choosing our supervisor, not friends or lovers. At the end of the day, my boss must have the ability to lead us to get the job done.

It is sometimes said that borrowing money from a friend can harm or damage the friendship. Do you agree? Why or why not? Use reasons and specific examples to explain your answer.

Friendship is valuable for everyone, so is money. Sometimes it happened that a friend asks me for some money. Usually this kind of things embarrasses me a lot, for I don’t know what to do. The only situation that I will lend money to my friend is that he or she comes cross actually very difficult problems. I believe borrowing money from friends harms.

 

Just think about a very common situation: one of your friends borrowed some money from you and doesn’t return it for a long time, so what will you do? Asking him to get back the money or just leaving it as it is? If I chose the former one, it makes me even more uncomfortable in case that my friend just forgets to return the money. What I have done just ruins our relationship. However, if my friend doesn’t return the money on purpose, it may be the end of our friendship. As a consequence, I will never lend money to my friends unless absolutely necessary.

 

On the other hand, think about the reverse situation. When I try to borrow some money from one of my close friend, he or she will be troubled by the same question as I do. Nobody tends to put his or her friends in trouble, neither do I. Thus, I will never even try to borrow money from my buddies.

However, when a friend meets some problems and money is really crucial for him, I will lend him the money he or she needs and I will never inquire him or her for return. I believe my friend will pay me back at the convenient time. For example, if my friend needs a large amount of money to save his father’s life, I will give him the money without any hesitation. There is an old Chinese proverb: “Give a man money for his emergency, but not for his richness.” We should help our friends in trouble, but we can’t make a poor man become rich.

Finally, I would like to restate my opinion: In most cases, borrowing money will damage the friendship. I will try to avoid borrowing money from any friends of mine. Some may believe that true friendship will stand any forms of test. That’s may be true, but if you treasure something so much, why risk to test it in a dangerous situation? If you believe the friendship is vital for you, just carefully protect it, don’t let anything harm it.

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?
  Good teachers are more important to a child's development than good parents.

  Parents and teachers are both important people to a child. Some people say, 'Good teachers are more important to a child's development than good parents.' However, I do not agree with this statement.

  Parents are the first educators of a child.' Indeed, when a person is born into this world, the first people he is in contact with everyday are his parents, whereas a teacher can only come during a later stage in the child's life, and may leave him after just a few years.All through the child's childhood and puberty, parents exert a subtle influence on him, teaching him what to look up to and what to become.

  In the early years of a child's life, his parents are the ones to teach him the basics of life and the principals of living. They are the ones to teach him how to pronounce the first word, how to stand up and take a few steps, how to greet elders, and in the process of which, they give him the first glimpse of life----how learning, strength of character and etiquette are essential to one person. These are what my father and mother taught me when I was too young to go to school.

  Good parents set a good example for a child to abide by, whereas bad parents usually do not have well-behaving children. Isn't it said, 'Like father, like son'? Parents are the first people a child learns to respect, because they are his guardians, his elders tied by blood. Being a good parent doesn't necessarily mean that he or she must be knowledgable, or must be able to speak big, wise words that may be difficult to understand. If a parent can teach the child how to behave by behaving himself, he is a good parent even if he is illiterate, or is poor. Thus, a child's character is usually shaped and molded before he attends school under the influence of his parents, and that is more than a good teacher can do to the child with the bearings of knowledge.

  Good parents are essential to a child's development in that they are the first ever to teach him and that what they deliver is more about life and spirit than knowledge. What they can do is more than what a good teacher can. It suffices to say that good parents are the most important people to a child's development, and not good teachers.

If you were an employer, which kind of worker would you prefer to hire: an inexperienced worker at a lower salary or an experienced worker at a higher salary? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.

 

In contemporary, numerous people assert that working experience is important when get a new job, besides, ones who with the work experience will be more competitive than the ones who just graduated from the university. At the meanwhile, some people cast doubt on the opinion mentioned above and they insisted the workers who have less experience will be more creative and active. Additionally, the most crucial factor is that those workers require fewer salaries.
In my opinion, i will choose an inexperienced worker at a lower salary, because company could save money and the workers have more passion when they doing tasks than others, what's more they are hard-working and creative.
Firstly, the company could save money because the workers require fewer wages. As we all now, the financial crisis problem is serious now, so many individuals can't expect the usual wages they have receive before, hiring inexperienced workers could save some money and decrease the number of lay- offs. According the method that hires some inexperienced workers the government could also have less pressure to handle the laid-off problems.
Further more, to enhance the surviving ability of the company, the money saved could be used in some investment and cutting-edge programs. Consequently, the company is able to earn more money.

Secondly,the workers may have more passions than others. When they begin to work,every task for they is unfamilar and chanllenge. Numerous individuals enjoy chanllenge works and enjoy doing such works well with greater intensity. Such new works could stimulate nad encourage the workers to conquer the stack problems, at last, with the passions, the works could also be done efficient.
Lastly, the workers know themselves have less experience, to be more competitive, they must working harder than others to make up the short coming. What's more, because they are unfamilar with the tasks or even never tackle these issues, they may not in the cycle of old methods to solve problems. That is to say, the workers may solve problem in creative ways and do better than anyone.
To sum up, the workers who has less experience are better than the ones who have more experience.

 

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