Ⅰ. Direction: (题目暂缺)
The cartoon symbolically states the ways that three sons and a daughter treat their old, helpless father. They each stand in a different corner of a football field. The eldest son kicks out the father, who huddles up into a ball. The other children prepare to ward him off. It is sad to see none of the children is willing to receive their father. [图画图表描述段]
The picture is thought- provoking. What it illustrates is a common phenomenon in today’s society: many grown-up children refuse to support their aging parents. While they enjoy a comfortable life, their parents are neglected and left alone to face poverty. As these elderly people have grown so physically weak that they are not capable of supporting themselves any longer. I think these children have betrayed their own conscience and therefore should be criticized by the society. [意义阐释段]
According to Chinese culture, to be kind to one’ s parents is the height of virtue. We owe so much to our parents in that they not only gave us life but have done so much in bringing us up. It is not reasonable against nature for us terrorsponsibility of taking care of our parents when they are old. Further more, we have the duty to pay back their love by making their later years enjoyable and happy. [建议措施段]
Two months ago you got a job as an editor for the magazine Designs&fashion. But now you find that the work is not what you expected. You decide to quit. Write a letter to your boss, Mr. Wang, telling him your decision stating your reason(s), and making an apology.
Write your letter with no less than 100 words. Write it neatly on ANSWER SHEET Ⅱ. Do not sign your own name at the end of the letter, use "Li Ming" instead. You do not need to write the address. (10points)
Dear Mr. Wang,