What is your favorite freetime activity? Use reasons and details to support your answer. What is your favorite style of music? Use reasons and details to support your answer. What is your favorite movie. Use reasons and details to support your answer. What has been the most challenging experience of your life? Use reasons to support your answer. What was the most important event of your childhood? Use reasons and details in your response. Describe a social or political event that your country celebrates. Use details to support your response. If you had to live on a deserted island, what three things would you bring with you and why? If you had the chance to learn one new thing, what would it be and why? In your opinion, who would be a good role model for the youth of today? Describe a gift you have received. Use details to support your response. Explain a situation in which you received good advice. Use reasons to support your response. If someone were visiting you from another country, what kind of meal would you prepare for them? If someone ordered you to do something you didn’t want to do, how would you feel? Give reasons and examples.
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What are the characteristics of a good neighbor? Use reasons and examples to support your response Example
Which person has helped you the most to get to where you are today? Use reasons and examples to support your response. Example
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Many people have helped me to get to where I am today, but my brother has made the biggest difference of them all.
My brother has helped me the most to get to where I am today
Free choice 3.62 There are many places I like to go to relax, but mostly I like to go to a park to relax for the following two reasons. The first reason is because I can get a fresh air when I go to a park because there are many trees in the park. For example, me and my girlfriend always go to a park for every Sundays. The second reason is I like to sleep on the grass when I go to a park. After that, I really feel rested and I can clean everything on my mind. In conclusion, for these reasons, I like to go to a park to relax. Answer to question Comprehensibility Organization Pronunciation Grammar Vocabulary
Free-Choice 3.52 There are many things that I miss the most when I’m away from home, but the most thing that I miss is my parents for the following reasons. First, I miss them because as I’m living in the United States, I miss their support. For example, when I go somewhere and do some mistake, and I come home and realize I did a big mistake, I need a support from my parents to make me calm. Second thing, I miss their caring . For example, when I go for a job outside and when I come home I have to prepare and cook for my food, any, my parents I don’t have to cook. Therefore, I miss my parents the most. Answer to question Comprehensibility Organization Pronunciation Grammar Vocabulary
Free-Choice 3.15 There are many musicians in the world, but Shakira is my favorite for two reasons. First, because Shakira has a good personality. Shakira like to speak with everybody. She likes to smile with everybody. She likes to () with people from everybody and she doesn’t care if the person is from another culture. And second because Shakira song has an important message. For example () has a message against abortion, which is so good. In conclusion, these two qualities of Shakira makes her so important for me. Answer to question Comprehensibility Organization Pronunciation Grammar Vocabulary