新大学英语听说教程第二册口语部分

Question and answering 问与答

U1

1.Do you like sports? What is your favorite sport?/Which ball game do you like

best?

Of course I like sports. My favorite sport is jogging. It is a very good form of exercise that can make hearts stronger. It is also a text of one?s will power. Moreover it can help people to relax while keeping fit. So I enjoy jogging best.

2.What sports do most young people go in for?

I think young people go in for sports such as jogging. It is a very good form of exercise that can make hearts stronger. It is also a text of one?s will power. Moreover it can help them to relax while keeping fit. So most young people enjoy jogging.

3.What sports are suitable for old people?

I think jogging is suitable for old people. It is a very good form of exercise that can make hearts stronger. It is also a text of one?s will power. Moreover it can help people to relax while keeping fit. So it is good for the elderly.

4. Do you like jogging? Why or why not?

I think jogging is suitable for old people. It is a very good form of exercise that can make hearts stronger. It is also a text of one?s will power. Moreover it can help people to relax while keeping fit. So I enjoy it very much.

5. Could you name some ball games? Which one do you like best?

Ball games are the sports such as tennis, table tennis, badminton, football, basketball and so on. I like table tennis and consider it is a good form of exercise. It can help people live an active life and help them to keep fit. Moreover, it is also a kind of relax. So I like it best.

6. Why do people need to play sports?

First, doing sports regularly can help lose weight and get figure back. Secondly it is a test of one?s will power during the exercise and I believed we can make our heart stronger by doing more sports. Finally, today people may spend more time sitting in a chair all day, which has made them very lazy. So playing sports can help people live an active and healthy life.

7. What do you know about the Olympic game ?

Over 2700 years ago the first Olympics were held in Athens. Now it has become the world?s most important athletic events and a symbol of the sporting friendship of all the people in the world. Usually, the Olympics are held every for years in a different city in the world.

U2

1. Do you like the climate of the city where you live? Why or why not?

I don?t like the climate of the city I live. It is too hot in summer and too cold in winter. It rains too often in a long period of summer. I really can?t stand this wet climate.

2. What the weather like now?

Now it is sunny with a slight wind. The sky is so blue, no clouds, no fog. The temperature is really mild right now but I think it will be very hot at noon. The temperature will reach a high of 30 degree.

3. What?s the weather forecast for today?

The forecast says it is sunny today with a slight wind. The temperature will be mild in the morning, but it will be very hot at noon. The .temperature will reach a high of 30 degree. However, it will rain off and on at night and the temperature will cool off.

4. How do you get weather information?

I often tune in to the TV to check on the weather report. Sometimes, I just read the newspaper to get the information about weather. Knowing weather conditions can help me organize my work and make the plan for the day.

5. Which season do you like best? Why?

I like autumn best because the temperature is neither too high nor too low. It is always sunny in autumn and I don?t need to pat attention to the sudden rain. I always feel comfortable in autumn.

6. What is the average temperature here in summer?

The average temperature here in summer is about 30 degree. It is very hot both at noon and in the morning. Sometimes the temperature will reach a high of 40 degree. It is really unbearable in summer here.

7. Is weather forecasting important in modern life? Why or why not?

Weather forecasting is important because an unexpected tornado may destroy homes, cause flood, and claim death and injury. With knowledge of what the weather will be like, people can better prepare against possible rain or snow or intense heat when they go out for work or travel. What? more, people can better organize their work and make plans for the day.

8. Do you think it is possible to give accurate weather forecast?

Weather scientists analyze data from satellites and then predict the weather for the coming days. The information about weather is announced on the radio or TV, but sometimes weather forecasts are not accurate. But I think it is possible to give accurate weather forecast with the development of science technology.

U3

1. Where do you usually have your meals? What do you think of the food there?

I usually have meals at the school canteen, not only because the food there is cheap and delicious, but also because it is clean, spacious, and well-ventilated. There is always a variety of things to choose from, and service there is very good

2. What do you have for breakfast, lunch and supper?

For breakfast, sometimes, I have baked pancakes and milk. Sometimes, I have hamburgers and instant noodles for a change. For lunch, I usually have rice with one meat dish and a vegetable soup. For supper, I occasionally have dumplings and noodles.

3. Do you sometimes eat out? What kind of place do you like to go to?

I sometimes eat out in a restaurant where the food is good, though it costs more. I prefer to choose the restaurant which is clean, spacious and well-ventilated. Moreover, the service there must be good.

4. What is your favorite dish/drink?

My favorite dish is sushi, which uses natural flavors. It contains little oil or cream but much vitamins and minerals. It is both good in taste and in health. Therefore, sushi is my favorite food.

5. What is your favorite food? Why do you like it?

My favorite food is sushi, which uses natural flavors. It contains little oil or cream but

much vitamins and minerals. It is both good in taste and in health. Therefore, sushi is my favorite food.

6. Are you picky about the food you eat?

I?m not very pick about the food. But I prefer healthy food which is rich in vitamins and minerals and low in calories. I don?t like fast food because it?s junk food that may taste good but has little body-building nutrition.

7. What are good table manners in the place where you are from?

I guess good table manners where I?m from are no differe nt from those in most other parts of China. They include cleanliness, politeness, and sensitivity. Also we should not waste food because it is a symbol of impolite

8. Are there any differences or similarities between good Chinese table manners and western table manners?

There are great differences between Chinese table manners and western table manners? In the West, everyone has their own plate of food while in China the dishes are placed on the table and everybody shares. Chinese are very proud of their culture of cuisine and will do their best to show their hospitality, so they may prepare a lot of food that can not be eaten up. But in the west the waste of food is a symbol of impolite.

9. Do you like fast food? Why or why not?

No, I do not like fast food, because it?s junk food that may taste good but has little body-building nutrition. I prefer healthy food, which is rich in vitamins and minerals and low in calories.

10. What do different people like?

Usually, children fancy fast food. They feel that it tastes good and even delicious. Young people may like Italian or Japanese food, such as pizza, spaghetti, macaroni and sushi. Generally speaking, most people nowadays prefer health food, which is rich in vitamins and minerals and low in calories.

U4

1. How are you feeling today?

I? m feeling extremely well. To tell the truth, I sleep like a dog last night. I fall asleep as soon as my head hits the pillow. It seems that I did n?t have any nightmare at night.

2. Did you sleep well last night?

To tell the truth, I sleep like a dog last night. I fall asleep as soon as my head hits the pillow. It seems that I did n?t have any nightmare at night. I feel energetic this morning.

3. Do you have problems going to sleep? How long have you had this problem?

I don?t have any problems going to sleep. To tell the truth, I sleep like a dog last night.

I fall asleep as soon as my head hits the pillow. It seems that I did n?t have any nightmare at night.

4. Have you gained/ lost weight recently? What are you going to do about it?

I?ve lost about 1 kilogram this past month. I think I must do something to gain weight in order to keep fit. I should eat I prefer healthy food, which is rich in vitamins and minerals. In addition, taking regular exercises is important to my health.

5. Do you get much exercise?

To tell the truth, I seldom exercise. I only jogging sometimes or play table tennis for a short period of time. But I think regular exercise is important to or health. From now on, I plan to exercise more to keep fit.

6. What do you think we can do to keep fit?

In my opinion, there are many ways to keep fit. First, we should take regular exercises. We can walk to some places instead of taking a bus. Second, as a saying goes that "An apple a day keeps the doctor away", maintaining a healthy diet is important to our health. Finally, keeping a good mood is essential to our health.

7. Do you think health is more important than good grades or a successful career? Why or why not?

As far as I am concerned, health is more important than good grades .There is a old saying "body is the capital of revolution". If we don't have a health body, we could not have enough energy to struggle with challenges in life and work. Grade is important but too much stress from intense competition is one of the main causes of insomnia, digestion and overweight. So we should be more health conscious. We should be responsible to our own health.

U7

1. Which is most important to you in deciding what to buy, brand name, quality, or price? Why?

Price is my first conside ration. As a student, I?m not earning as much income yet, so I don?t have enough money to spend on expensive brand names. Quality comes second in my shopping decisions. With good quality, you get more value for what you buy. Famous brand names are nice, of course. But when you weigh (up) all the advantages and disadvantages carefully, you have to give up certain things in order to focus on others.

2. Do you spend much money on fashion? Why or why not?

No. For one thing, fashion changes quickly with people?s ideas and tastes, and changing fashion is nothing but a waste of time and money. For another, we should never go blindly after fashion but create our own image

3. What kind of clothes do you like to wear? Why?

I like to wear cotton T-shirts, not only because they are comfortable, inexpensive and long-wearing, but also because I feel more smart and cool with T-shirts on.

4. Do you find it important to follow the latest fashion?

I think it is important to follow the latest fashion because clothes make the man. Clothes can create an image for the person who wears them. They send a message about a person?s taste, values, personality, status and so on. That?s why people say “you are what you wear”. On a more practical level, clothes may also help make a person look better and feel better

5. Why do many young people today go after famous name brands in everything they buy?

It has a great deal to do with the influence of advertising and peer pressure. Many young people want to be cool. They want to be in fashion. They want to show that they have good taste. So they will choose to buy things that are heavily advertised by famous and attractive models. They also want to be popular with their friends. If their friends often talk about or use products under certain brands, they will want to have the same things.

6. What do you think of those people who judge others by the close they where?

It is very common for people to judge others by the clothes they wear. As the saying goes, “Clothes make the man” Clothes can create an image for the person who wears them. They send a message about a person?s taste, values, personality, status and so on. That?s why people say “you are what you wear”.

7. Do you believe in the say ing “Clothes make the man”? Why or why not?

Yes. There is something true in the saying. Clothes can create an image for the person who wears them. They send a message about a person?s taste, values, personality, status and so on. That?s why people say “you are what you wear”. On a more practical level, clothes may also help make a person look better and feel better (and feel more decent).

U8

1.What kinds of lottery tickets are available in China?

There are welfare lottery tickets, sports lottery tickets and soccer lottery tickets available in our country. They are issued to raise money for a worthy cause.

2. Why do people buy lottery tickets? Do all of them dream of winning a lottery? Generally speaking, different people have different purposes in buying lottery tickets. Some of them want to try their luck; some who buy lottery tickets dream of winning a large sum of money easily and still some others want to help the state with its social welfare projects.

3.Do you buy lottery tickets? Why or why not?

I often but lottery tickets because lottery tickets do good to our society. Lottery tickets are issued to raise money for state projects, such as railways, highways, nuclear power stations, etc. Also, lottery tickets are issued to raise money for charity causes. The money raised from lottery sales will be used to help the poor and the needy. So I buy them in order to help the poor.

4. What is the intention of the Chinese government in issuing welfare lottery tickets? Lottery tickets are issued to raise money for state projects, such as railways, highways, nuclear power stations, etc. Also, lottery tickets are issued to raise money for charity causes. The money raised from lottery sales will be used to help the poor and the needy.

5. Have you or your relatives ever won a lottery? If so, what did you or they do with the prize money?

Yes, my relatives have won a lottery. They save a part of the money for their own while use the other to help with charity cause. The money will be raised to help the needy.

6. Many Americans buy lottery tickets. Can you guess how winners in the US spend their prize money?

Different people spend their prize money in different way. Some of them quit their job to enjoy a life without work. Some of them save the money in the bank. Still some others want to help the state with its social welfare projects.

7. Some people quit their jobs and stay idle after winning a lottery. Do you think it is wise to do so?

It is not a wise idea for the winner to quit work after winning the lottery. Money does not necessarily bring happiness one gets from one?s work.

8. How do people spend the prize money?/What would you do if you won a million yuan in a lottery?

I will use part of it for furthering study and buy an apartment for my parents. On the other hand, I plan to donate a large part of it to social welfare causes. If so, many people who need money to survive may get some help.

U9

1. What is an unusual happening? Give an example.

An unusual happening is mostly something strange, something that seems to be difficult to explain. For example, I witness that a child fell down from a fire-stored building but completely unhurt. It is really unbelievable. That must be an usual thing.

2. Have you had any unusual experiences? Have you read or heard about any unusual happenings? If yes, give an example.

Yes ,I have read an usual thing in newspaper. It is reported that a child fell down from a fire-stored building but completely unhurt. The children is so lucky but It is still a thing unbelievable.

3. How do you react if something unusual happens to you? Would you be afraid,

excited or indifferent?

I will be filled with excitement at the sight. I will also feel puzzled when witnessing unusual things so I could hardly believe my eyes. It may be a total mystery to me.

4. How would people in general feel about an unusual happening?

They may be filled with wonder or fear. Sometimes, witnessing such an unusual happening may change one?s view on life. Or even make someone think more deeply about life. However, it may be an unforgettable experience in everyone?s life.

5. How would witnessing an unusual happening affect a person emotionally and psychologically?

They may be filled with wonder or fear. Sometimes, witnessing such an unusual happening may change one?s view on life. Or even make someone think more deeply about life. However, it may be an unforgettable experience in everyone?s life.

6. Many people have experienced witness objects and the reappear. Can you explain why that happens.

I feel so puzzled about that. It is maybe a dream or a lie. I consider such a story is really beyond my imagination. It is a total mystery to me how things sometimes disappear and suddenly turns up again

U10

1. What are natural disasters? And what are man-made disasters?

Earthquakes, floods and droughts are natural disasters because they are caused by forces of nature, and beyond the control of humans while plane crashes, traffic accidents, shipwrecks and fires belong to man-made disasters because they are caused by human fault

2.What damage can they cause?

Generally speaking, natural disasters, such as earthquake, typhoon, tornado, tsunami, and flood, can cause huge damage to human lives and property, claiming hundreds of lives and leaving thousands of people homeless.

3. Describe an accident or a disaster you yourself have experienced or one you have read about. When, where and how did it happen.

I read in today?s newspaper a plan crashed shortly after takeoff in American, which

claimed more than 100 people lives. The disaster was caused by the human?s mistake and cause great damage of human lives and property.

4. What are the chances of survival in an accident/a disaster?

Chances of survival in an accident/a disaster are almost zero, so we need to be careful with our safety. We should follow the rules and live a healthy life. We may reduce the chance of an accident/a disaster

5. How can we reduce the damage caused by such natural disasters as earthquake and volcano eruptions?

First we must have some preparation against those conditions. Then we should be calm in disasters and use the right way to flee. Last but not least we should develop the technology to make a accurate forecast of those disasters.

6. What can we do to help people in a disaster-stricken area?

We should do our best to help those who are in need of help. We can do things such as donating money and clothes to people in a disaster-stricken area or show our sympathy for them. They need us and we have the responsibility to give our hands to them.

7.What should we do to prevent man-made accident or disasters?

First, we should keep in mind that rules is the most important thing .Take traffic accident as an example, people who fail to follow traffic rules when crossing the street may be hit by car. Second, we should be more safety conscious. Finally, it is necessary to learn some skills protect us.

8. What are usual causes of traffic accidents?

Usually traffic accidents are caused by human faults. For example, some traffic accidents are often caused by drunk driving,others are caused by speeding, and still some other traffic accidents are caused by forced overtaking. Sometimes, people who fail to follow traffic rules when crossing the street may be hit by a car.

U11

1.Can you name some famous people you know about?

I know great inventors like Edison, great physics such as Newton and Einstein,famous authors like Helen Keller and Shakespeare. I especially like the film stat names Tom Cruise.

2. Who impresses you most? Why?

I?ve read the auto-biography of Helen Keller and I am deeply impressed by her unique insight into life. Her famous writing “Three Days to See” is a reflection of her attitude and values of life. I admire her for her perseverance in the pursuit of her dream and happy life.

3. Do you know anything about Alan Greenspan?

Greenspan is an American economist. As chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, what he says and does unavoidably affects the American economy. Even Greenspan can?t prevent the American economy from recession after what happened on September 11th, 2001.

4. How come his name is on everyone?s lips in the United States?

Greenspan is an American economist. As chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, what he says and does unavoidably affects the American economy. Even Greenspan can?t prevent the American economy from recession after what happened on September 11th, 2001.

2. Generally speaking, what do people who become famous have in common?

I look up to them for their devotion to the cause of peace, space exploration, sports and public health. All of them are hardworking, warm hearted. They never give up their dream.

6. Do you want to be famous? Why or why not?

I don?t want to be famous. Famous people have more trouble than common people. They are famous at the loss of freedom, even safety. I just want to be a common person and life a simple life.

U12

1.What are the four great inventions in ancient China?

The four great inventions in ancient China were compass, papermaking, powder and

printing.

2.What do you think were the most important inventions in the last century? Can

you name some?

I think the most important inventions in the 20th century were the computer and the internet.

3.One of the inventions in the 20th century is the walkman. Do you like to listen to

music or English on a walkman? Why or why not?

I like to listen to music or English an a walkman because the Walkman is great for listening to tapes or CDs. You can easily carry it around wherever you go.It keeps what you are listening to to yourself without disturbing others.

4.How often do you use the walkman? And for what purpose?

I use the walkman everyday because I think it is really convenient.I use it to play cassettes and CDs, or for listen to the radio and make recordings. I think it is helpful for my English study.

5.How many type of walkman are now available in the market?

There are four types of walkman available in the market, Cassette walkman, CD walkman, mp3 and MD. They are more and more advanced now and are a part of people?s lives.

6.Can you guess why the machine is called …walkman?? Do you think it is an

appropriate name?

I think the name means you can take the machine everywhere even walking. The name “Walkman” is easy to pronounce, and easy to remember. It catches the basic features of the machine. So I think it is an appropriate name.

7.Do you know who invented the machine? If not, can you make agues of the

inventor?s nationality?

It is Akio Morita, the chairman of Sony, who invented the machine. He was annoyed because his children constantly played loud music. He told his company engineers to devise some machine to make the music only audible to the user. They did, and the Walkman was born. This totally changed the way we listen to music.

8.What do you think its disadvantages?

Walkman may be harmful to your hearing if you listen to the Walkman too much, especially when you turn it to full volume. More over, it can be dangerous to listen to a Walkman while cycling. Compared to a full-size radio or tape recorder, the Walkman is much lighter and more compact, but the sound quality is probably not as good.

9. Have you dreamed of becoming an inventor?

When I was still young I used to dream of being an inventor. I respect inventors, because they are not only creative and imaginative, but also hard-working and persevering

9.Suppose you were an inventor, what would like to invent?

If I were an inventor, I would like to create some medicine that will cure cancer. If so, many people will get away from the suffering of cancer and regain health. The world will be more wonderful without cancer.

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