Summarizing skills a 10 minute practice
1) choose a suitable reporting verb to introduce the sentence; 2) try to paraphrase the sentence.
1. The methodology of the study is not perfect but the conclusion may still shed light on the way
kindergarten kids a
A Summary of Commerce, Punk and Hip-pop: The Emergence of Youth Culture
and its Relationship to the Mainstream (p. 56, Language Leader)
Youth culture is a significant part of Western society. In general, young people
are influenced by industry, which is p
Practise the full range of English sounds.
Monster University (Chapter 19) 23/8/20
1. hoot (vi./vt.)
2. insane (adj.)
3. gyrate (vi.)
4. strut his stuff (idiom) to walk prou
dly and show off one's best features or
Get out there on that stage and strut
your stuff! I'
Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen.
I would like to address some of the points made by the opposition.
Now, I would like to draw your attention back to our team case.
Hong Kong is not a great place to live because its citizens cannot strike a work-life
Ovo vegetarianism includes eggs but not dairy products.
Lacto vegetarianism includes dairy products but not eggs.
Ovo-lacto vegetarianism (or lacto-ovo vegetarianism) includes
animal/dairy products such as eggs, milk, and honey.
Veganism excludes all ani
I would describe myself as uncommonly active in these 3 years. I have joined
dozens of healthy activities and services. I would like to live my life to the fullest
that I would have no regret.
The Union Council Working Committee
It was a year without Stud
Nuclear power? Yes please.
Exclusive: leading greens join forces in a major U-turn By Steve
Connor , Science Editor
Monday 23 February 2009
Britain must embrace nuclear power if it is to meet its commitments on
climate change, four of the countrys leading
Can get nutrients from supplements
~ true, but supplements are highly processed
~ consume a lot of energy in production
Vegetables are more beneficial to humans than meat
~ having a vegetable-base diet would result in poor elasticity of
blood vessels due
Viruses could be the key to healthy corals
Corals are an invaluable part of the marine ecosystem, fostering biodiversity and
protecting coastlines. But they're also increasingly endangered. Pathogenic
bacteria, along with pollution and harmful fishing pra
Knowledge can be life changing, and the ones who teach are especially
influential. I believe that the achievements that a person can make in his or her
life are determined early in his or her life, by the quality of education that he or
she has received.
Should China continue to develop nuclear energy?
China used to rely much on fossil fuel on generating energy, but as the pollution
problem is being concerned, China started to increase the proportion of the use of
nuclear energy to lower the air pollutant
Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen:
I applaud for the efforts that our dear opponents have spent, but regretfully their
arguments are flawed and I would hereby address you the correct approach. (Rebuttal)
Capitalism, ladies and gentlemen, is a purely mecha
The domino theory (55scs)
promoted by American foreign policy analysts during the
1950s and 1960s.
The domino theory built on worldwide fears about
communism, using the spread of the communism after the
Second World War to illustrate the power of communis
Good afternoon, adjudicators, chairperson, ladies and gentlemen:
I commend the Affirmative Team for their sincerity, but have to point out some errors
Now I would like to sum up my teams case for todays debate.
We, the negati
Ladies and Gentlemen, as our first speaker has been
reinforcing about, humans are part of the ecosystem
and we to keep the cycle of life. It is a more natural
form of living if we take a balanced diet including meat
rather than a vegetarian diet.
Research reveals contrasting consequences of a warmer Earth
A new study, by scientists from the Universities of York, Glasgow and Leeds,
involving analysis of fossil and geological records going back 540 million years,
suggests that biodiversity on Earth
Historically, capitalism worked (48 seconds)
So did slavery and so did patriarchy, until they didnt work anymore.
Both stopped working historically because the moral costs involved could no
longer be borne of systems that worked for the lucky few at the
Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen:
Socialism, unlike capitalism, fuses humanity with the economy. A socialist society
cares for the poverty, The capitalists claim that you can choose the path that you want;
they claim that everyone is equal i
Hong Kong Baptist University
Department of History
Modern Military History: China and the West (Section 1)
Individual Term Paper
Topic: Assess the Role of the Empress Dowager Cixi in the Fall of the Qing Dynasty
Name: Gan Amy Jiaxin
The Third Letter: Emptiness
Min, arts sometimes depress me. And I know, that art maybe nothing like beauty.
Beauty is in fact very simple. To be beautiful, first we should go back to nature.
If there is such a city, where museums, concert hall
There are numerous forms of business structures. In this essay, only partnerships and
(private) companies would be discussed. Definitions and features of both forms of business
would be provided alongside with comparison of the two as well as
A Brief Discussion of Audit Quality and Its Enhancement
Table of Contents
Definition of Audit Quality.1
Importance of Audit Quality.1
Criticism and the Causes.2
Capital (or the "means of
production") is owned,
operated, and traded for
the purpose of generating
profits for private owners
or shareholders. Emphasis
Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen
Before I continue on my teams case, our dear opponent has
made a few major flaws that I would like to address.
Ladies and Gentlemen, how can we not call nuclear power the
future of Hong Kong? Hong Kong is us
Part A Creative Writing
1) Describe the most beautiful place you have ever seen.
2) Write a paragraph about a memorable moment in your life.
3) Write a letter to yourself telling you what you need to improve in the next 6 months and
Shung Tak Catholic English College
Secondary 3 English Gifted Programme
Writing Styles (Notes)
Part A Components of writing styles
Narrator: teller of the story, usually in first-person
narrative, third-person narrative, unreliable narrat
Are Examination and Tests Effective Measures of Intelligence?
Intelligence is one of the beautiful elements that contributed in making this world a better
place. It is generally understood as the ability to solve problems effectively. In most of the
Genetic engineering concerns the study and application of genes, which is the basic
hereditary units of life. Due to the advancement in technology, the science of genetic
engineering arises and is under rapid development nowadays. Proponents of the