What can I call you ?
-I’m from… , which is…（灵活使用定语从句）；I was born and raised here.
Question and Answer (3 topics, ie. 10-12 questions)
答题结构：Reason+Example+Detail (when/where/who/what/how) +Feeling
2、Part2 (1 topic)
1min preparation and 2min speaking (180-200 words)
Topic: person, event, place and object
What it was: 书名+种类（国籍、类型）作者+梗概
It’s called, ummm I’m not sure how to put it in English, you know, it’s name is quite complicated.
But it’s called… in Chinese and it’s about…
Thanks for your time and good day.
I’m a sophomore student majoring in law at the China University Political Science and Law.
Do you like music ?
–Reasons (let my hair down/ be on cloud nine/ be over the moon/ relate the lyrics)
–Examples (I’m keen on Je m’appelle Hellen)
Ummm my mind goes blank, let me think about it… oh, what I’m trying to say is…
Ummm I mean, it’s on the tongue, I just cannot think of it, let me see, oh I mean
并列 and/also/besides/ apart from that/ on top of that
举例 for instance/ such as/ let’s say
① range and accurary
② paraphrase 改述
1° 放弃：ummm anyway+其他会说的内容
2° 解释：I’m not sure how to put it in English, but I’m trying to say is…
3° 换词（改为简单词汇）eg. binge-watch → sink into/ collapse into
③ less common and idiomatic vocabulary
EG. I’m fascinated by… which sparks my curiosity about…/ which is impressive for me.
② 主语从句（What… is…）
EG. What intrigues me is that…
③ 强调句（It is… that…）
EG. It is the ridiculous content that I cannot make sense of.
④ 最高级：one of… I have ever…
eg. What I love most about this movie is the main character Peter, who is the bravest hero I’ve ever known.
eg. This place is not as nice as what I have expected.
eg. Never have I seen a person who is as fancy as her.
⑥ so that 句式
So lovely is the song that…
I love chocolate so much that I cannot live without it.
When I took the first bite of mutton, I was like, how tender/juicy it is !
There are lots of restaurants serving the local dishes which you won’t be able to find in other cities.
记得击穿h清辅音（eg. stop him）&注意划分词组。
elements: beat/ catchy tune/ inspiring lyrics/ driving rhythms/ soothing melody
feelings: lively/ tuneful/ calming/ soothing/ tone deaf/ therapeutic/ relate to sth.
chill n.冰冷 v.放松（relax）
I like → I’m really into/ obsessed with…
be intrigued by
be fascinated by
sth. spark one’s curiosity
gain a deeper understanding of sth.
provide sb. with novel perspectives to view sth.
get the adrenaline flowing in my body 肾上腺素飙升
It’s all Greek to me.
I’m all at sea. = I’m confused or not sure what to do.
I cannot make sense of it.
show off 炫耀
a lovely accessory to complement to my outfit/look
seek attention 吸引他人注目
adorn/decorate myself with jewelry 用…装扮自己
raise a smile on the face of
appeal to potential mates
show my social status
satisfy the need of self-expression
show one’s taste
be allergic to
get lost easily
get in the way
weigh me down
spoil the surprise 破坏惊喜
would have done = used to do
I rarely wear jewelry cause I don’t have any, no matter rings or bracelets.
You know, they usually cost a lot and seem a waste of money to me.
rivers, mountains, volcanoess
plate movement 板块运动
physical geography 自然地理
human geography 人文地理
polar night 极夜
coral reef 珊瑚礁
northern light/ aurora 北极光
coastal scenery 海滨风景
geographical coordinates 地理坐标
spiral galaxy 星系
I would like to see the stars close up.
It goes far beyond the Earth.
It is filled with planets, stars, and other celestial bodies we haven’t discovered.
chocolate bars 巧克力棒
have a sweet tooth 喜欢甜食
cannot live a day without it
melt-in-my mouth feeling 在嘴里融化的感觉
irresistible smell 无法抗拒的气味
scent /aroma/ fragrance/ smell/ flavour(食物)
impressive/mind-blowing/thrilling = get the adrenaline flowing
pose a threat to 对…产生威胁
irritate = annoy
It makes me feel good when I’m in a bad mood.
It’s too heavy（油腻的） for me.
leave me a pleasant mood
What’s your favorite flavour？
-Actually I adore almost every type. If I have to take a pick, then I’ll go for…
retail outlets (grocery stores)
… is a glaring/starring example of a small business in my country.
market share 市场份额
daily/ once or twice a week
sth. is (not) to one’s taste
on the tip of my tongue 在我嘴边
Well, I’d like to talk about … who/which …
Speaking of …, I’d like to talk about …
改述题目，替换题目关键词（love → have a passion for）
So this is the …
Well, I guess …
Yeah, that’s all.
Thanks a lot. Thank you.
If I got the chance to his concert, I would defeinitely go to see one.
He’s a (国籍)(职业)，who is one of the most …
He has achieved all kinds of awards，no matter …
He works as a … in
He is in his early/middle/late (年龄 eg.forties)
well-built/ have a musular build
gorgeous eyes/ bready eyes/ rosy cheeks/ dimples
I remember the first time I saw/met/heard of/knew about him was …
Well, if my memory serves right, it was probably +时间/地点
At that time, …
I was impressed by … which was quite …
I came across … 偶然遇见
I guess no one can be as versatille as he is.
fact：细节拓展（For instance/ Specifically）
E.G. To be specific, I mean, he’s skillful at playing violin as well as …
再述观点/自身感受：So, that’s why/ I would say …（改词/改句式）
E.G. I’m always feeling cared and repected.
In terms of…
With regard to/ Regarding…
When it comes to…
Oh, I forgot to mention that..
be renowned all over the world
a household name 家喻户晓
blue and white procelain 青花瓷
absolute pitch 绝对音感
my all-time favorite …
interesting → entertaining
So breathtakign the scenery that I totally got hooked.
take my eyes off her
fix one’s eyes on
trendy, stylish and faishionable
keep track of 紧追…潮流
have clothes that can be easily matched together
stick to one type of style
develop one’s personal style
have a good taste 有品味
have an eye for style 有眼光
She has developed her personal style and never follows the trend blindly.
She’s just naturally good at picking and pairing the right clothes that match perfectly together.
a real individual
love to stand out
sleek back hairstyle
brave and bold 大胆的
has a quite strong personality
She’s a person with a lot of personality. 她是一个很有魅力的人。
Bonsai trees 盆栽
fruit in autumn
bloom in spring
water lily 睡莲
blue enchantress 蓝色妖姬
spend a lot on taking care
cut dead leaves
a glow of pride = a sense of achievement 成就感
a way to save money on groceries 节省农产品消费
keep the boredom at bay = kill the time
a pastime/recreation/diversion 消遣
entertain oneself 自娱自乐
It’s satisfying for him to see all the flowers bloom.
fail to keep flowers alive
salt and pepper hair
cultivate new species 培育新品种
I have never seen a person loving flowers as much as him.
lit candles 点燃的蜡烛
colourful cone-shaped party hats 尖头帽
tuck into sth.
dance to house music
paly ageless party games (ie. charades)
butterflies in one’s stomach
be anxious/awkward about
have a real blast
have a whale of a time
a household name 家喻户晓的
speak highly of 高度赞扬
be rated to 9.8 评分9.8
I mean, the character pretended to be serious but he was joking at the same time.
burst into laughters
sought-after skill 受欢迎的技能
special effects 特效
science fiction movie 科幻电影
vending machine 自助售货机
loving and caring
be resilient/adaptable to 对…适应性强的
smoky voice 烟嗓
brag (about) 吹嘘
bubbly personality 个性活泼