1.Describe a museum that you enjoyed visiting. You should say: what kind of museum it was when you went there
【正确答案】 what you saw and did there and explain why you enjoyed visiting this museum. Recently I went to Paris and visited the Museum of Perfume. It was a great experience for me. The exhibits of the museum were perfume from different ages and countries. In fact, the idea of displaying perfume and perfume bottles was a bit unusual to me. The first time I visited the museum was last February. It was located in Paris, France where I had business deals at that time. I got some leisure time after a fruitful meeting. Then I decided to visit one of the notable places of the city, so I went to this museum. It was a private museum that was founded in 1983. The mansion where the museum was looked nice with its Napoleonic style. I was attracted by its name at first and I thought that it might be a majestic shop that sold perfume. But later, when I got there, I was thrilled to find that the museum had an extraordinary collection of perfume and perfume brands that I could never name. Luckily, I got a guided tour and came to know about the history of perfume and a whole bunch of perfume brands. I liked this museum because it wasn't the same as the ones I usually see. This place showed perfume exclusively, which made it unique. Besides, the perfume bottles were fairly exquisite and they were an eye-opener to me. Last but not least, free admission and the convenient location made it more attractive to visitors.
2.Describe a historic building you know. You should say: what and where this building is when it was built what happened there in the past and explain why this building is so important in history.
【正确答案】 I'd like to talk about the Great Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China. Located in the Ci'en Temple, the pagoda was built in mid-7th century during the Tang Dynasty and no ……此处隐藏5747个字……shed his writing up to a strictly concise journalistic style which became the trademark of his works. I admire this writing style very much and once tried to imitate it, I'm fond of his short stories more than his novels, such as "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place", "Hills like White Elephant", which captured the subtle incidents of life and implicitly expressed the writer's sharp observation on human nature. Hemingway's Nobel-winning The Old Man and the Sea is my favourite book. There is a line that goes like this "A man is not born to be defeated; you may destroy him, but you can't defeat him." These words always encourage me to stand up against adversities in honor of human beings' dignity.