Part One: Read aloud the following passage. You will have one minute to prepare and thirty seconds to read.
Several studies have shown that humor seems to help sick people get back their health faster. The idea is not new. But today, doctors are still trying to figure out exactly how this works. In some hospitals, doctors do scientific experiments with laughter. They show funny films like Mr. Bean to patients who have diseases to make them laugh. Actors dress up in silly clothes and tell funny jokes. Smiles and laughter seem to make illness less painful. In addition, the hospital atmosphere is more cheerful for everyone.
Part Two: Make quick responses to the sentences you hear:
1. How do you go to school everyday?
2. Why don’t you wear that new coat?
3. Watch your steps, please.
4. Hey, please don’t use my dictionary without asking.
5. Oh, I’m really sorry, I’ve knocked over your tea.
Part Three: Ask two questions about each situation given below. At least one special question should be asked about each situation:
(1-2) You want to buy a digital camera. You are now at the camera counter in a department store. You ask the shop assistant…
(3-4) Your friend Li Mei has just returned from her trip to Qingdao. You ask her …
Part Four: You will have one minute to prepare and another minute to talk on this topic in at least six sentences.
Do you think it necessary for teenagers to keep off fast food such as fried chicken and potato chips? Why or why not?
Part Five: you will have one minute to prepare and another minute to talk about the following pictures in at least seven sentences. Begin your talk with the sentence given.
Yesterday was Xiao Ming’s seventeenth birthday.