1.【题干】Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write a short essay on the importance of reading ability and how to develop it. 120-180 words.
【答案】I am keen lovers of books of note, be it a novel, an autobiography or a poetry. At this moment, I'd like to introduce. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Harari, a long time bestseller in all online bookstores and a high-rated masterpiece among readers around the globe.
I think that reading is indispensable to our growth. As I read through the pages, I knew much about how our ancestors collected raw food, built residence, conducted water, made weapons, which all are to ensure survival and reproduction, and how they become God from an insignificant species in the animal kingdom at that times. Reading experiences such as: these equip me with knowledge, broaden my horizon, and always update my view of the world.
In all, reading is importance of all of us, especially college students. So it is high time that we read on are a regular basis, say, one book a week. And only in this way can we live up to the social expectations of becoming socialist successors.
【答案】In recent years, a growing number of Chinese cities have started constructing subways. Developing subways helps reduce the amount of traffic jams and air pollution. Subway has advantages of safety, fast speed and comfort. A growing number of people choose subway as a main mode of transportation on their way to work or school. Nowadays, it is becoming increasingly convenient to ride subways in China. In some cities, people can take the subway as long as they have cards or cellphone. A large number of local senior citizens are eligible for free subway rides.