TopicYour friend is concerned about a presentation that he has to give to the class. What advice would you give to help your friend to prepare for the presentation?
TopicSome teachers prefer students to send questions about course work or assignments by email. Other teachers prefer that students ask these questions in person. Which do you think is better? Explain why.
The university now uses electricity to keep the buildings heated, they should reduce the energy used on campus.
1. To replace the old windows with better insulated windows.
2. To reduce the opening time of buildings where few students study at night.
The man agrees.
1. The buildings on campus now are sort of old, sometimes people feel cold sitting next to the windows.
2. Usually the building is empty by 9pm, even though there might be some groups still working there, they can choose to use the library.
Synomone means animals emit certain kinds of chemical substances to achieve mutual benefits.
The professor gave us an example of poly fish and clown fish, poly fish can release a chemical that attracts clown fish, clown fish then release a certain kind of chemical to lure in another kind of fish which can be the food source of poly fish.
The man has to finish a paper about American literature this weekend, but his room is going to hold a birthday party at home the same time.
1.Given his parents a call and explain why he can’t go home this weekend
Con: His mom might be disappointed and he would feel bad.
2.Take his paper with him and go home
Con: He might be distracted because the party will be noisy.
Two ways to make activities people are familiar with more enjoyable.
Example 1: Change the location and environment of their activities, for instance, when people hike, they get bored taking the same route every time, they can try a new route from time to time.
Example 2: Change the frequency of the activity, for instance, people might get tired eating ice-cream every single day, what they can do is to try eating ice-cream only 2 days a week.