托福口语经典黄金80题集锦：Describe events/your experiences
1. 我做过的最重要的决定 --Describe the most important decision that you have made in your life. Why was it important to you? Use specific examples and details to support your explanation.
The most important decision that I have ever made is when I was 19 years old. I chose chemistry as my major in my college. It’s of great importance because it determines what I will learn and what I will do the next four years. What is more, it partly determines my future career for the rest of my life. After four years of study, I think I made a right decision, because I do like chemistry and have learned a lot of skills. I also have learned how to create an idea and implement it in my study and scientific research, which is an important ability during my lifetime.
Personally speaking, the most important decision that I have made in my life is to choose marketing as my major in university, as we all know that marketing is a kind of major which cuts across the boundaries of many different disciplines, so in order to learn it well, I have to learn various subjects such as international trade and brand management. What’s more, i’m little timidity in front of challenges such as doing the presentation and negotiation, I guess most of the people may have this kind of stage fright, So marketing is a major can definitely anneal myself. During the studies in university, I learned hard and practiced as much as I could. Finally, I got the highest GPA in my grade.
2. 我的人生目标-Everyone has a goal to fulfill. What’s your goal and explain why you want to fulfill this goal. Please include specific examples and details in your explanation.
To tell you the truth, my aim is to be a journalist as my future career. And I have partly achieved it. You know what, I have dreamed to be a journalist since I was still in middle school. And then I chose journalism as my major in university though my parents strongly opposed to that. During my time in the university, I worked hard and practiced as much as I could. Yesterday afternoon, I received a phone call. It was from China Daily which is one of the most famous newspapers in my country. They provided me an offer to be a journalist in their newspaper! it's like a dream come true.
Frankly speaking, I would like to be a teacher as my future career. I have dreamed to be a teacher since I was still in the primary school. Cuz training is my cup of tea. I am very glad and proud of to share my knowledge and views with others. Well, secondly, with the fast speed of development in China, the demand of professional talent is a pressing issue, so I would like to contribute my effort to the development of China. As my father always tell me to do something constructive and beneficial to the ordinary people.
3. 印象最深的时刻-Describe a celebration or moment which has made a deep impression on you. Please explain the impression and include specific examples and details in you explanation.
Speaking of celebrations, there is one day of the year that is second to none in our country, it is the first day of the year in lunar calendar, which is called the Spring Festival by most Chinese people. Even if you are indifferent with festive events, you cannot resist the charm of a family reunion dinner which marks the defining feature of the Spring Festival. And during the dinner, family members make toasts for each other in order to wish for joy, peace, health and fortune for the next year.
4. 描述一个我遇到的最有挑战性的经历 Describe one of your challenging experiences. Explain why it is challenging and how you conquered this challenge. Please include specific examples and details in your explanation.
I once had a tough experience last semester when I was invited to show my dance with my friends in a large-scale celebration evening. It was challenging because we had only less than two weeks for preparation. Even worse, it was the end of the term and we were all busy with our final exams. In such a short time, as a leader, I investigated new dancing actions after my work during the daytime and taught other members every night. We taught and learned together and encouraged each other when we were frustrated. Finally, we had achieved a fantastic performance.
Frankly speaking, what the most challenging experience for me is as a leader in my brand management assignment group. This assignment required us to build a virtual brand. As a leader, I pay a significant amount of energy on this assignment. I allocated task to my group members and discussed issue with them. This process of learning definitely develops my abilities such as leadership, coordination and problem handling.
5. 描述一个对我来说最重要的机会Describe a special opportunity given to you. Why does this opportunity so special to you? Your explanation should include specific details and examples.
Many years have passed, but till today, I still could not forget the special opportunity I have received. It was a rainy afternoon. When I was watching TV in my dorm room, I received a phone call. The man in the phone asked me whether I was still looking for a job? I replied yes. And he then told me that he had read my resume on the Internet and could provide me a job as manager secretary in their company. Later I successfully join this company. Looking back, this is actually the start point of my career path and I learned a lot during my stay there. That’s why I consider it a very special opportunity to me.
There is a special opportunity that I have received still means a lot to me. I still could not forget that is a class assignment, the teacher required us to work together. My roommates were consistent to recommend me as a team leader in this assignment. I was really surprised by that. To be a leader is a precious challenge for me to improve my own various abilities. Definitely, under our efforts, we accomplished assignment successful.
6. 描述一个让我高兴的好消息 为什么?Describe some good news that made you happy and explain why. Please include specific examples and details in your explanation.
I'll tell you a piece of good news of myself. You know what? I have just received an offer which tells me that I was accepted to be an editor in Xinhua news Agency, which is the most important news agency in China. Every one of my classmates admires me because I am the only one who receives this offer. I dreamed to be a journalist when I was still in middle school and thus I chose journalism as my major in the university. When I graduate from the university, I found it very difficult for a female undergraduate to be a journalist in China, but I proved myself in the end, and got this offer.
I'll tell you a good news of myself. I have just received an offer which tells me that I was accepted to be a student of master of luxury and fashion management in France. It is my dream major which I want to learn. I definitely made a great effort to realize this dream. What’s more, the reasons why this major means a lot to me is because luxury profession talents are very essential to the development of Chinese local luxury industries. So I really wanna contribute my efforts to Chinese local luxury industries.
7. 庆祝活动-Describe a social or politics celebration event in your culture. Specific examples and details are necessary in your statement.
A type of social event celebrated in my culture is the flag-raising ceremony on National Day. Oceans of people from all across the country come to Beijing the day before. They are very excited to see the ceremony with their own eyes instead of on TV. Some even have been planting this dream in their mind for years. They arrive around 6:00 early in the morning, waiting for the special moment. I guess they are all overwhelmed and thrilled by the wonderful scene at the time. On the other hand, the view of the honor guard parade is fantastic, the guards all wearing the green military uniform and marching to Tianmen Square with a high spirit. Each birthday celebration of the great country always begin with such a solemn flag-raising ceremony, which strengthens the unity and motivation of its people.
Speaking of social celebration in my culture, there is one day of the year that is second to none, the Chinese New Year, which is also called the Spring Festival by most Chinese People. Even if you are indifferent with festive events, you can not resist the charm of a family reunion dinner which marks the defining feature of the Spring Festival. And family members make toasts for each other in order to wish for joy, peace, health and fortune for the next year.
8. 我童年最高兴的一件事Describe a most happy event in your childhood. Please include specific examples and details in your explanation
Describe an enjoyable event in your childhood. Why do you think it was enjoyable? Please include specific examples and details in your explanation. The most happy event that took place in my childhood was when I first got my first dog--- Gus. I was ten and had been pestering my parents for a dog for years. One day I came home from school, my parents said they had a surprise for me and it was waiting for me in my room. I ran up to my room and threw open the door. I found a tiny puppy with a red bow around his neck at the foot of my bed. He was fast asleep. And for the rest of his life, he slept on the exact same spot at the end of my bed every night. That was a great happy event in my childhood.
An enjoyable event that took place in my childhood was when I first got my first dog--- Gus. I was ten and had been pestering my parents for a dog for years. One day I came home from school, my parents said they had a surprise for me and it was waiting for me in my room. I ran up to my room and threw open the door. I found a tiny puppy with a red bow around his neck at the foot of my bed. He was fast asleep. And for the rest of his life, he slept on the exact same spot at the end of my bed every night. That was a great happy event in my childhood.
9. 描述一次别人帮助我的经历 Describe an experience when you asked help from others. How did they help you?
At the end of last semester I had a tough experience when I was invited to show my dance in a large-scale celebration evening, I had less than two weeks for preparation and I was so busy with my final exams. I told my dilemma to one of my friends who is also good at dancing and has relatively more spare time. He asked me not to be gloomy and promised to investigate the dancing actions instead of me. He learned new dancing actions during the daytime and taught me every night. It did save me a lot of time and I successfully accomplished both the performance and the exams.
I still remember there was an assignment which required us to do some interview in the street. As you know, it is a hard work for a stranger to assist you. In order to gain stranger’s trust, firstly, I told them my purpose of the interview sincerely, and then gave them a gift to thanks them for a cooperation. Finally, most of them were willing to assist us. Well, this assignment definitely improves my various abilities such as communication and so on.