假设你校英语社团举办以“讲求文明,从我做起”为主题的征文活动,请你以“On the Way to School”为题,写一篇英语短文。
On the Way to School
On the Way to School
These days, breaking traffic rules and littering are not uncommon, causing serious harm to life and the environment. Changing this situation requires considerable effort on the part of everyone. As for me, it should start on my way to school.
I will keep traffic rules in mind all the way. If I ride a bike, I’ll always keep to the right and never cross a road until the traffic light turns green. If I walk, I’ll never forget to use the pedestrian crossing. Meanwhile, I will regard it as my duty to help keep our environment clean and healthy. Not only will I keep from littering and spitting anywhere. I will also help clean up the roadside litter whenever possible. I hope my behavior will make a difference.
假设你是新华中学的学生李华, 你的美国朋友Tom一周前给你发电子邮件, 询问你暑假里的打算, 但你因准备期末考试未能及时回复。请根据以下要点给他回封邮件:
今年的书面表达题目延续山东省一贯的提纲作文命题习惯, 时隔一年之后重新回到“书信题”的大框架中, 考了一篇“以道歉信为外因, 以活动安排
为主体段”的提纲作文, 相当于20xx年山东卷(道歉信)和20xx年四川卷(假期安排)的合体。这种作文是我们平时经常练习的, 因此套路很完善、套话很丰富。此外, 本文中需要同学们翻译的难句不多, 因此, 只要在备考过程中有意识地了解过高考英语作文的提分方法, 掌握了常用的亮点词汇、加分句型和过渡词, 并加以针对性训练, 这篇应该不难写。
How is everything going on with you? (问候)You asked me in your last letter about my plan for the coming summer vacation. (写信背景)I am sorry that I didn’t reply without delay. (写信目的)
How I wish I would read and reply to your e-mail as soon as I received it. However, I was busy preparing for my final exam at that time, which was of vital importance for me. As a result, I had no choice but to completely focus on my study. I believe that if you were me, you would make the same choice. (第二段为道歉信常见套路)
By the way, I have a busy schedule for my summer vacation. (主题句)First and foremost, I will do a part-time job so that my interpersonal skills will be
improved. (拓展句1)In addition, I will take a short trip to Beijing to take a summer course in the New Oriental School. (拓展句2)Last but not least, maybe I will work as a volunteer for the school as a teaching assistant. (拓展句3)
That is my plan for the summer vacation. What’s yours? I am looking forward to your earliest reply. (以合理的客套话结尾)
It’s useful and necessary to discuss learning habits. There is a famous saying that“Good habits lead to good endings.”, which shows the importance of habits. “An apple a day keeps doctor away.”also shows how a healthy everyday habit helps to build up our body. In the same way, good learning habits can help us gain great learning results including high scores and abundant knowledge.
As middle school students, learning habits form our ways of thinking and attitudes towards the content of our learning. Obviously, a good habit can help us to speed up to reach our destinations. As we can see, cultivating a good habit is so important that I would like to introduce one kind of good learning habit—keeping a learning diary everyday. We can start the habit by writing learning summary and recording something impressive and meaningful. Keep it in mind, and gradually we can gain this good learning habit and benefit from it.
To be honest, I also find that I still have some bad learning habits. For example, I can just concentrate on reading for a short time. It does no good to study. So I will conquer this problem by making more effort on concentration practice.
I believe that through constant efforts, good learning habits will lead me to greater success.
Dear Sir or Madam,
Dear Sir or Madam,
I’m a student from Chongqing, China. I am writing to ask you to pay attention to the situation of Finless Porpoises. They are under threats of humans and as a result, the numbers have fallen to no more than 1,000.If the situation remains the same, within 10 years, Yangtze Finless Porpoises will become extinct forever.
In order to protect Finless Porpoises, we sincerely hope you can help take some measures. You can finance Finless Porpoises projects, in which way we can
establish the Finless Porpoise conservation station and volunteer stations as soon
as possible to carry out annual routine observation and investigation. What’s more, it is another effective way to appeal to the news media along the middle-lower reaches of the Yangtze River for a joint interview to publicize the importance of porpoise conservation. Besides, sewage emissions should be reduced as soon as possible. We hope that with your help, all people throw themselves into loving care for the fate of Yangtze Finless Porpoises.
I am looking forward to your early reply.
参考词汇:中秋节 the Mid-Autumn Festival
农历 lunar calendar
赏月 enjoy the full moon
月饼 moon cake
The Mid-Autumn Festival
The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th of the eighth month of our Chinese
The Mid-Autumn Festival
The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th of the eighth month of our Chinese lunar calendar. As one of the traditional Chinese festivals, it has been enjoying great popularity in our country. Usually, no matter how far away or how busy we are, we will try to come home for the celebration. The moon that night looks the brightest in the whole lunar month. What we love most is the time we enjoy the full moon together. With the beautiful moon up in the sky, we sit together and eat moon cakes and fruit, sharing our stories. In addition to these traditional activities, we have a wider range of choices such as travelling and visiting our relatives or friends.
副主席vice president 竞选run for
Good afternoon, my dear friends.
My name is Li Jin. Thank you.
Good afternoon, my dear friends.
My name is Li Jin. I am very glad and feel it my honor to run for the vice
president of the English club. I think I can be qualified for the president for the following reasons.
I am outgoing and good at communicating with others. As a result, I am popular among my classmates and teachers. Besides, I am fluent in English and have won several first prizes in oral English contests. More importantly, I am a person full of passion for a variety of things.
If I am lucky enough to be elected, I will make every effort to serve for the benefits of students and our club. I will organize various activities in our university, such as holding lectures and English parties, which I am sure will be beneficial to improving students’ English. Meanwhile, I will also organize some activities between universities, such as holding English debates and speeches, through which we can raise students’ awareness of competition.
I sincerely hope you can give me a chance.
How are you?
I’m writing to ask you to do me a favour. I have made some Chinese knots myself, which can be used as decorations. I hope you can help me sell them in your Internet store.
These Chinese knots are made from good red silk, each one about three centimeters across. As we all know, a Chinese knot means reunion, friendliness, warmth, peace and love, so I think they will sell well. Each Chinese knot I will send to you is worth about 1 dollar. Among them there are two intended for you. Would you like to sell them for me?
Looking forward to your reply.
I am an 18-year-old middle school student.
I am an 18-year-old middle school student. I have been busy with my study and seldom helped my parents with the housework. Feeling quite sorry for that, I begin to think about what to do to help.
Last Sunday, when my parents went out shopping, I suddenly got an idea: why not give the rooms a thorough cleaning? Firstly I collected all the books, newspapers and other things scattered in the rooms and put them in place. Then I wiped the dust off all the furniture. After that, I swept and mopped the floors.
At this very moment, my parents came back and were quite surprised to see all the rooms tidy and floors shining. My mother gave me a hug and I could see satisfaction in her eyes. Tired as I was, I never felt so happy.
Thirty volunteers will be chosen all over the world and be sent to the Mars in 2015.Those volunteers, who must be willing to get along well with others, should be over 18 and be prepared for the chance that he/she won’t return to the earth. Experts think that it is tough for human beings to live on the Mars, because they will face the bitter cold weather, loneliness and fear. However, some volunteers say that they are tired of the life on the earth, and want to experience the new life on Mars. They also think that if they succeed, they will be heroes of the human. (2013·新课标全国卷Ⅰ)
How are you doing?
I’m writing to tell you that my uncle Li Ming is going to your city for a conference, and I’ve asked him to bring you the Chinese painting you have asked for before.
Also, I’d like you to do me a favor. Would you please meet my uncle at the airport and take him to his hotel since this is his first visit to the U.S.? Thank you in advance.
His flight number is CA985, and it will arrive at 11:30 am, August 6.My uncle is tall and he is wearing glasses. And he will be in a blue jacket.
Looking forward to your reply.
Last Monday, my father said goodbye to my mother and me and went on a business trip. He would be away for three days. Just the next morning, I found my mother wasn’t feeling well. She had a cold. I immediately went to get her some medicine and then prepared some noodles for her. With my special care, my mother recovered quickly. When my father came back home, my mother told him what had happened. He praised me for what I had done.
I feel very happy that I have done something for my mother.
参考词汇:铺路pave the way
From the picture we can see a family of three walking on a long red carpet. The son, well dressed, waves proudly in the middle while the father behind bends forward to hold the jacket and the mother in front rolls out the carpet, sweating.
It shows a common phenomenon nowadays that children are the focus of families, shouldering the hope of their parents. Parents arrange everything for their children and spare no effort to pave the way for their success. As a consequence,
children become so reliant on their parents that they have no independent thought or creative ideas.
Such a situation is of great concern. In my opinion, overprotection and too much care are extremely bad for children’s development. Instead of doing everything for them, parents should encourage their children to overcome difficulties and inspire them to develop by themselves. Only in this way can they grow up to be independent and become truly successful.
请根据你对以下两幅图的理解,以“Actions Speak Louder than Words”为题,用英语写一篇作文。
Actions Speak Louder than Words
Actions Speak Louder than Words
People celebrate Earth Day differently. In Picture 1,a man is trying to put up a banner on a lonely tree surrounded by stumps, but in vain, while Picture 2 shows a couple happily planting trees.
The message conveyed here is clear:“Actions speak louder than words”.Our earth is suffering severe damage. Should we just pay lip service or take practical measures to protect it? The answer is definitely the latter. Immediate actions should be taken, like stopping cutting down trees, to better the environment.
Actions are important in other fields, too. Instead of shouting empty slogans, it is more meaningful to donate books and sports goods to children in need. We should strictly and voluntarily obey traffic rules, stopping at the red light rather than complaining about traffic jams. Only when we match our words with actions can we make a difference in whatever we hope to accomplish.
语中的写作提示与要求。图画内容是关于庆祝地球日的两种做法:拉条幅和植树的实际行动。图画内容表明行动胜于空谈。写作指示语明确要求以“Actions speak louder than words”为题,因此,写作时重点分为两个部分:(1)重点描述图画内容,指明在保护环境中行动的重要意义,并就保护环境提出几点可行性建议;(2)将“行动胜于空谈”延伸到生活中其他方面。
You are discussing the following picture with your English friend Jim. Now
you are telling him how you understand the picture and what makes you think so.
I think the picture is telling us that there is usually a difference between one’s dream and reality. People need to learn to face the reality. Everyone has his dream. However, it is not so easy for people to realize their dreams every time. Just like the man in the picture, instead of the big fish he wishes for, he actually catches a small one. In my opinion, people need to learn to accept the reality and keep on trying. With another try, they may gain what they dream of.
星光中学(Xingguang High School)近期举行了一次登山活动。假定你是学校英语报记者,请写一篇短文,报道此次活动。内容包括:
In order to encourage the students to take outdoor exercise, our school organized a mountain-climbing on April 10.Hundreds of us took part in it.
It was a nice day. At 8:00 am, we gathered at the foot of Daqing Mountain and set out for the top in high spirits. All the way we were chatting, singing and laughing, enjoying the fresh air and the beautiful scenery. When some fell behind, others would come and offer help. About 2 hours later, we all reached the top. Bathed in sunshine, we jumped and cheered with joy.
The activity benefited us a lot. Not only did it get us close to nature and give us relaxation from heavy school work, it also promoted the friendship among us. What a wonderful time!
请以“One Thing I’m Proud of”为题, 用英语写一篇100~120个词的短文。记述一件你自己认为得意的事情。要求如下:
One Thing I’m Proud of
One Thing I’m Proud of
I still remember how I became a good table tennis player.
The first day I went to high school, I saw some of my classmates playing table tennis. Amazed at how skillful they were, I was determined to be just as good. Later on, I often watched them carefully to learn their techniques. Then I kept practising until I became confident enough to challenge the good players. At the final of the term I became one of the best players in my class.
I am really proud of this experience, because it helps me realise that we all can fulfill our potential and achieve our goals through hard work, it also helps me better understand the proverb“Practice makes perfect”.
A mother said, “My son is always on the phone, sleeping, out with his friends, or in his room. He never has time to talk to me.”
This mother is not the only one that has the problem of the generation gap. Due to different attitudes and opinions, a solid generation gap appears. The teenagers think their parents don’t understand them so they prefer to talk to their friends rather than tell their parents their problems.
In a sense, the generation gap is a sign of social progress, but it also results in difficulties in communication. Both the parents and the teenagers should make every effort to solve the problem. As teenagers, what matters most is to respect parents. As parents, they had better regard children as their friends and put themselves in children’s shoes.
In a word, the more they communicate with each other, the better they’ll know each other.
We all know that“sticks and stones may break our bones”,but we should also be aware that words can hurt people, too.
My deskmate admires my fluent English very much and I usually feel encouraged by his compliments.
One day, when we learned the new word“eccentric”in class, we were asked to make a sentence with it. I volunteered to do it by saying“My deskmate is an eccentric boy whose clothes never fit him.”Hearing this, the whole class burst into laughter and my deskmate’s face turned red. After class, I learned from the teacher that my deskmate would have dropped out of school if he hadn’t been helped by others. My mindless words must have hurt him deeply.
Not until then did I realize words could be powerful in both positive and negative ways. We should avoid hurting others if we can’t always be encouraging when we speak.
Section C (25 marks)
Directions: Write an English composition according to the instructions given below.
Last summer, I had an English match on environmental protection at the Youth Club of my city. How unforgettable the experience was for me!
The match’s aim was to let more people know the bad environmental conditions we are facing and the urgency of protecting it. All participants were required to answer the questions in English in ten minutes.
When I was chosen to attend the match, I felt nervous at first, for my English was not good. But after a deep thinking I made a decision that I should go for it. That was a very good opportunity for me to improve my English and know more about the environmental protection which is of great importance to us human beings. I began to learn English very hard, which was hard work, but I enjoyed it. To my great delight, the first prize came to me. I knew no matter you are a loser or a winner, the process is more valuable than the result.
To many people even the word“work”sounds unpleasant, not necessarily because they are lazy. The same man, who dislikes his job in the factory or even in
the office, may work hard at the weekend, painting the house or digging the garden.
What is the reason, then? In most cases, it is because these people simply do not enjoy the job they are doing. It does not give them any real satisfaction. It may be quite easy, like making up wooden boxes, but it is very boring. Very often they are doing a job which is just a small part of a much larger one, such as attaching a door handle to a car. But the part they play in actually making the car is so small that they can never say: I have made something!
Yet in modern society somebody has to do ordinary jobs such as cleaning streets because this is the way society is organized. No matter how ordinary a job is, it plays a part in society and therefore deserves our due respect. Society cannot function a single day without the“dull and boring”jobs.
Demonstrating a phenomenon that the majority of citizens consider an ordinary job boring or even valueless, the passage highlights the importance of mundane and sundry jobs in society and asks for our respect for these jobs.
Cleaners, the most“well-known”“ordinary”workers, are confronted with numerous hardships while doing their share. When the city is still sleeping soundly before the dawn comes on, it is the cleaners who sweep the floors or streets in spite of the chilly wind or the heavy rain. When the scenic spots are contaminated with different kinds of garbage after the sun sets, it is the cleaners who deal with the pollution despite the stink.
Were there no cleaners, an inevitable deterioration in environment would occur. Undoubtedly, the streets would be full of disgusting rubbish with rats or flies here and there. What’s worse, with natural environment degrading, citizens would suffer from the spread of diseases, a horrible disaster that could be devastating.
From my perspective, ordinary jobs are anything but ordinary in contemporary society. For one thing, these jobs, with essential functions respectively, contribute to the achievement of various ecological, economic, and social goals that humanity has set for itself. For another, these jobs, which are worth our enthusiasm and respect, also provide a chance to realize our value or fulfill our dreams.