TOEFL Independent Writing Materials

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TOEFL Independent Writing Materials No.1 Education //specialized knowledge and general knowledge //on campus, off campus //study, part-time job, time management //teacher //classmates //ideal, personalities Key Words: new experiences, career preparation, increased knowledge book knowledge optional course, compulsory course learn by themselves, learn with a teacher institution of compulsory education, fundamental education 1. For instance , applicants with Computer Science degrees would not only be qualified for jobs in high-tech companies, they would also be well prepared for any job with computer skills as a prerequisite. 2. Psychology studies have shown us that parents' love sometimes has astonishingly magic power to their children. Albeit Einstein's mother and that of Forest Gump are both good examples.
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3. Jobs in the city are also much easier, on average, than jobs in the country. A worker in the country might spend 14 hours a day laboring outdoors in the fields and make much less money per month than the city worker who typically works only eight hours a day. 4. For example, how can we evaluate war if the nation is at peace— unless we use historical materials? How can we understand genius, the influence of technological innovation, or the role that beliefs play in shaping family life, if we don't use what we know about experiences in the past? 5. A young person entering the "real world" is suddenly faced with difficult decisions about which product to buy or whose services to engage. 6. Many people, especially older generations, are not familiar with computers and therefore uncomfortable with them. 7. Students who complete a degree at a university which requires them to take classes in many different subjects will receive a well rounded education. 8. Naturally, companies will be most interested in job applicants who have superior knowledge and can thus make the greatest contributions. 9. Statistic figures show that a 6-year-old boy can virtually
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memorize nearly as many as 150 words a day! 10. Science and mathematics students come up with much of the theories behind how the world works, which are vastly important to society. 11. For example, historians sometimes have to employ some statistical knowledge while they are doing their research. At the same time, computer programmers will have a better understanding of their field if they are familiar about the history of computer science. 12. When one studies art and music, one is exposed to many different cultures and points of view. It allows the audience to perceive the world through a different set of eyes. It is also an excellent way to spark interest in other cultures and diverse ways of life. This promotes understanding and tolerance of others. It is also a porthole to peer into areas of many cultures, including one's own, that one would not readily have access to. 13. In ancient times, many a troubled man turned to brush work or
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course LANGUAGE CAES1907 taught by Professor Lu during the Spring '11 term at HKU.

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