Q:How many members are there in you family?
A:Well,there're three persons in my family,my parents and me.
Q: What's your father? Describe his personality and character.
A: My father is a doctor. He is a workaholic. Actually, he is not only strict with me but also cares about me.
be strict with表示“对某人严格”；care about sb.表示“关心，在乎某人”。
Q: What's your mother? Describe her personality
A : Well , my mom works for a school . In fact , she takes charge in the account business of the school. She is very kind and patient
in fact表示“事实上”，相当于actually;take charge in表示“负责，管理”，相当于be in charge of。
Q: Who do you like the most, your father or your mother? Why?
A : Actually , I love them both . But my mother is more careful and patient than my father .Tips:
careful and patient表示“细心和耐心的”。
Q: Is family education important?
A : Well , it will make a deep influence on the children , and even when they grow up .That's why parents should pay more attention to them.
make a deep influence on表示“在……上有深远的影响”；pay more attention to表示“对……更关注”。
Q: Parents are the best teachers, do you agree or disagree? Why?
A: Absolutely, It is said that most of children have the same habits as their parents.
Q: What is the best way to raise a child?
A: It's hard to say what the best way is, but I think love is a good cure to teach children.
Q: When the parents get old, most of them are sent to the rest house or nursing homes, as they have problems living together with their children. Do you think that it is reasona-ble? Is it common in your country?
A: Well, I think it's reasonable. You know, professional nurses can take good care of the elderly persons. So it can set the children's heart at rest.
set the chidren's heart at rest表示“可以让孩子们放心”。
Q: Should children live independently after they have become adults?
A: Actually, it's a good idea. Coz adults often desire to have the space of their own.
Certainly, it's also important for them to keep in touch with their parents.
desire to表示“想要，渴望”；keep in touch with表示“与……保持联系”。
Q : What kind of social welfare is available for elderly citizens in your city / country ?
A: A lot, actually. First of all, they can take pensions; secondly, each public facility is nearly for free; last but not least, the medical treatment is free of charge.
fist of all表示“首先”；last but not least表示“最后”；for free表示“免费”。
Q: Should parents punish children physically?
A: I'm against the way, coz children will suffer from an incurable pain psychologically
Q : What is the best way to take care of the elderly ?
A: I think it is a pretty good way to send them to nursing houses, if they don't oppose,coz not only can the children work on but also they will have a considerate care from professionals
nursing house表示“敬老院”；not only放在句首时需用倒装语序，所以can的位置提到了the children的前面。
Q: What is your opinion on the concept of divorce? Does it affect the children?
A: It's a disaster, especially to innocent children. As we all know, children need a com-plete and happy family. Divorce will break up their happiness. I'm against divorce.
Q: Are you satisfied with your family life? Would you ever want to change it?
A: Sure. I'm so happy to live in such a warm family. I live with my parents. They take good care of my life and vice versa. Actually I don't think it's better to change a bit.Tips:
take care of表示“照顾，照看”，相当于look after。
Q: Do you live in a small family or a big family? Which one do you like?
A: I'm still living in a small one. Also it's my taste, coz I like to have more private space and I'm not good at getting along well with someone else.
private space表示“私人空间”；get along well with sb.表示“与某人相处得好”。
Q: Would you prefer to live in a city or a village? Why?
A : I just graduated and to hunt for a job matters to me . It is out of the question for me to live in the place where there is less job opportunity. So I believe that it is my sensible choice to live in big cities.
hunt for = look for,表示“寻找”；out of the question表示“不可能”，而形式相近的out of question则表示“没问题”。
Q:Do you own something that was expensive to buy?
A: I'm crazy about basketball, and I'm a Jordan fan. The most expensive I' ve bought is
a pair of Jordan Air VII Shoes . It cost me 1 , 480 yuan .
be crazy about=be partial to,表示“很喜欢……”；cast表示“花多少钱”。
Q: Do people in your country often buy expensive items?
A: I don't think so, coz thrift is time-honored virtue in China. Of course, I don't mean it's bad to hit something expensive. To be honest, it's a good way to stimulate the development of luxuries.
thrift表示“勤俭，节约”；stimulate表示“刺激”；development of luxuries表示“奢侈品的发展”。
Q:Do you own something as a special gift to you?
A : I've received a painting from my friend , who's lived in Canada . It's the first artwork he made himself.
Q:Do you own any items that are very old?
A: I' ve got a lot of medals printed Chairman Mao in China. It's said that they're so yal-uable.
medals printed Chairman Mao表示“毛主席像章”。
Q:How important are possessions to you?
A:They're really important,but on some special occasions like fire,I don't think any-thing is more important than life.
on some special occasions表示在很多特别的场合
Q: Who does the housework in your family?
A: My parents share with all the housework. I'll help them after I finish my homework.你认为哪种家务最重要
Q:Do you think which kind of housework is the most important?
A:Actually it's hard to say what's more important than something else.I guess washing dishes and cleaning toilet are equally important.
Q:Do most people in your country have telephone?
A: Yes, of course. Telephone is so popular in China. Or say, we can't live without it.
Q:How often do you use telephones?
A: Sure. Almost everyday I talk with my relatives and friends over the phone. Mind you,
I think it's a great device.
Q: Who does most often use phone in your home?
A: I guess it's me, coz I need to talk about my homework with my classmates, and some-times with my relatives. You know, my sister is studying in Austria.
Q: Are mobile phones common in your country?
A: Absolutely, especially young people like it so much. They' re not only a communica-tions device, but also something"in".
Q: For what reasons do people use mobile phones?
A: It depends. Some use it for cor communication with relatives and friends; some are for showing off their wealth. There're a lot of expensive cellular phones. It's at least 50,000 yuan.
use sth. for “把什么东西用作……”；show off表示“炫耀”。
Q: Are there places where mobile phones shouldn't be used?
A: Yes, of course. I don't think they can be used in hospitals, test rooms and aircraft.
Q:How do you deal with your pin money?
A: You know, I save them up first, and then buy something I want, like Jordan Air Shoes or something else.
save up表示“存钱”；buy sth.I want表示“买些我想要的东西”。
Q: Who give you the pin money in your family?
A: My parents used to give me some, but today I work as a part-time bar staff at week-ends. So I can earn money on my own.
work as表示“工作性质”；at weekends表示“在周末”。
Q : What are your neighbors like ?
A: They're pretty nice, actually. You know, I live with my parents in a military commu-nity , where most are soldiers or officials . So , we're so close .
Q:Do you like the surrounding area?
A: Sure. There're several gardens and a lot of facilities like supermarket, fitness center and medical center. I think it's suitable for working and living.
facilities表示“设备，设施”；be suitable for表示“适合……”。
Q:How long have you lived there?
A : I have been living there since I was born , but I have moved three times in the commu-nity
I have been living there since I was born.表示“自从我出生就住在那里”，这里用的是 have been living,而不是 have lived,表示不仅以前住在这儿，以后也住在这儿。
Q: What do you think of the area in which you live?
A: It's a lovely place. It's got a complete facility and nice neighbors. I'm so lucky to live there .
be so lucky to表示“能做某事很幸运”。