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【大幅换新】12月托福口语机经预测

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>>Preference(共27题)

1. Imagine that you need to find housing next semester and have found two possible apartments. The first apartment is within walking distance to campus, but the rent is a little expensive. The second apartment is farther away from campus, but the rent is more affordable. Which apartment do you think is better? Explain why.

 

2. Some teachers give their students feedback on assignments by talking to them in person during a student-teacher meeting. Other teachers give feedback to students through written comments. Which do you think is better, and why?

 

3. When taking notes during a lecture or meeting, some people prefer to write them by hand on paper. Other people prefer to take notes by typing them on a laptop or other device. Which do you prefer? Explain why, using details and examples.

 

4. Your city owns a large piece of vacant land in the city center and wants to do something useful with it. Some people want to rent it to a company that will create job opportunities for local residents. Other people prefer to use the land to create a large park and community garden. Which option do you think would be best? Explain why, using details and examples in your response.

 

5. Universities frequently employ graduate students to help with university classes. Some people think that graduate students should be able to teach lower-level classes in their fields of specialization. Others think that graduate students should only tutor students or help professors grade papers but not have full responsibility for teaching a class. Which view do you agree with? Explain why, using details and examples.

 

6. Some cities have policies that encourage preservation of older buildings. Other cities have policies that encourage the replacement of older buildings with new ones. Which approach do you think is better and why? You may use specific examples and details.

 

7. When traveling, some people like to keep a record of their experiences -for example, by keeping a journal or by taking pictures. Other people prefer not to keep such records when traveling. Which do you prefer and why?

 

8. Some people prefer to resolve problems with friends directly by speaking to them face to face or on the phone. Others prefer to address problems with friends in writing by sending them an e-mail or a text message. Which do you prefer and why?

 

9. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? People are more interested in reading negative news stories than positive ones. Explain why. Use specific examples and details in your response.

 

10. Some people prefer to be constantly busy and always have something to do. Others prefer not to be busy all the time but to spend some periods of time doing nothing. Which approach do you think is better? Explain why.

 

11. When learning to use a new product, some people prefer to read the instruction manual. Others prefer to figure out how to use the product on their own. Which do you prefer and why?

 

12. Some people believe that music education in school should focus only on classical and other traditional forms of music. Other people believe that students should also learn about current popular music in school. Which view do you agree with? Use details and examples to explain your opinion.

 

13. Some people enjoy having friends drop by for an unplanned or surprise visit. Others prefer that friends let them know in advance before coming to visit. Which do you prefer? Explain why.

 

14. When visiting an art museum, some people prefer to go with their friends or colleagues and discuss the artwork. Others prefer to go alone so they can view the displayed artwork by themselves. Which do you prefer? Explain why. Give specific details and examples in your response.

 

15. Imagine you have been offered two jobs. One job pays a very high salary but requires you to work very long hours and weekends. The other job pays a lower salary but does not require you to work outside of regular business hours. Which job would you choose? Explain why.

 

16. Some elementary schools are establishing policies that prohibit teachers from giving homework to children, so all assignments are completed during the school day rather than at home after school. Do you agree with such policies? Explain why or why not, using details and examples to support your answer.

 

17. Some people like to throw away old things like old books and old newspaper, while others like to keep these old things. Which do you prefer? Why?

 

18. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The best decisions are made by groups rather than individuals providing a well-supported opinion, using details and examples to explain who makes the best decisions.

 

19. Family members and friends often disagree on controversial issues such as politics. Some people think it is important to try to convince friends and family to change their opinions. Others think that they should respect others' opinions and not try to change them. Which view do you agree with? Use details and examples to explain your opinion.

 

20. Some people prefer to shop for groceries at speciality shops such as butcher shops and bakeries. Others prefer to shop for everything at once at a supermarket. Which do you think is better and why? Use details and examples to support your answer.

 

21. Some recent university graduates choose to spend a period of time doing volunteer or community service before they start their careers. Others think it is better to start working as soon as possible after graduation. Which view do you agree with?

 

22. Friends or colleagues sometimes need to have a serious talk about a problem, such as a misunderstanding. Some people prefer to have these important discussions in a public place, such as a café or restaurant. Others prefer to have such talks in a more private place or at home. Which do you prefer? Explain why.

 

23. When discussing controversial or upsetting problems, some like to use the phone, while others like to write an email or a letter. Which do you prefer and why?

 

24. Some people think university administrators should make all the decisions about policies, such as which courses students need to take in order to graduate. Other people think students should be allowed to vote on university policies that affect them, such as graduation requirements and budget decisions. Which view do you agree with and why? Use details and examples in your response.

 

25. Some students prefer to receive a grade for a class that is based on many short assignments. Others prefer to receive a grade that is based on one or two long assignments. Which do you think is better and why?

 

26. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The best way to teach children how to behave is to praise their good behavior but not to criticize their bad behavior.

 

27. Some people like to purchase digital products as soon as they are introduced to the market, while others prefer to buy them after they have been on the market for a while. Which type of person are you and why?