托福真题回顾–口语(11月19日)

NOV 19

Task 1

Nowadays traffic congestions are increasing, what can we do to reduce the cars in the city?

Task 2

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: it is never too late to get a degree in university.

Task 3

阅读

标题:shut the gym down

原因1:to update locker rooms and shower facilities

原因2:students can use an off-campus gym freely

听力
态度:girl disagrees

原因1:unnecessary to shut the whole gym down, just shut the area they are working on, and students can change their clothes and take shower in their dorms cuz dorms are close to the gym

原因2:the off-campus gym is far away from campus, it will take 30 mins to there and another 30 mins back to school, plus students will always feel exhausted after working out, so they may not willing to walk anymore.

Task 4

阅读

标题:create grouping

定义:group the items in a new way in order to increase the sales

听力
例子:the professor uses watch as an example to illustrate this concept. He said that in the past, watches are seen as expensive and luxury jewelry, always use gems or expensive metal to make watches and people are willing to pay big money on them. One company started to make watches, they use plastic materials instead of metal, and they made their watches fun and fashion, people will pay less money to get a watch like that and it also changed the way people buy it, instead of just buy one watch a time, people are more tend to buy several watches a time cuz they are cheap.

Task 5

听力
问题:the girl has a time confliction between her tutoring program and her history class this semester

解决方案1:change her history class to next semester

优点1:can continue her tutoring program

缺点1:next semester the history class will change from ancient to modern, which she’s not interested in

解决方案2:ask her classmates from math class to help her out

优点2:she can take history classes this semester

缺点2:she cannot keep tutoring kids math anymore.

Task 6

听力
话题:fish will encounter some challenges while they swim in really fast current, how will they solve the problem?

要点1:hard for them to stop at a spot

例子1:Like catfish, they have really muscular and big fins, which can help them to swim against the current

要点2:difficult for fish to get food

例子2:Like trout, instead of swim in the center of the water, where current always faster than other places, they will stay at the bank of the river, so they can avoid the current and get enough food to survive.

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