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Describe a Person Who Always Has Interesting Ideas Or Opinions
You should say:
- Who this person is
- What this person does
- How you knew him/her
- And explain why you think his/her ideas or opinions are interesting
Sample Answer 1
Speaking of a person with interesting thoughts, the first person that popped up in my mind is Fred.
Actually, this funny guy is my high school classmate, our seats were very close, and that’s why we got familiar with each other very soon.
Fred is a member of the theater club of our high school, and he is really a talent, not only in acting but also in making everything happen on stage.
He once told me that the theatre club was very tight on budgets, so he was thinking about other ways to make costumes as well as stage properties, which are of course necessary parts of a performance, rather than purchasing these in stores.
Here comes the interesting part: just when I thought he might give up, Fred started to recycle things around us, thinking that he could make the costumes out of these .
And he really did it! Fred collected many bottles and stick them together with glues, that’s how the “crystal wall” of the stage castle was made! Isn’t that amazing?
What comes after amused us all -he gathered newspapers and tailored the costumes out of these!
You know, the actors had to be very wary at all time, out of the simple fact that these clothes tore apart very easily! But the visual effects were very good.
Fred thought that this is very eco-friendly, and things like bottles can be reused again and again in later performances.
By the way, he once expressed his wishes of becoming a designer in the future, and I believe, with his extraordinary imagination and interesting thoughts, he would definitely make it.
Sample Answer 2
James Lee is a chemical engineering professor at my university. He also serves as the faculty advisor for the CE (Chemical Engineering) Club.
A few months ago, I joined this club. As a member of this club, I have become better acquainted with Professor Lee as well as his opinions and interests.
Professor Lee is extremely passionate about protecting the environment and I find his ideas to be both interesting and admirable.
For example, one of Professor Lee’s missions in life is to lessen the negative impact of plastics on the environment.
He points out that many plastics are a danger to the environment, as they are not biodegradable. Plastic water bottles, for example, can take up to 200 years to biodegrade, and, at the rate we are using plastic bottles, it seems that the earth will be soon overrun with those bottles and other plastic items.
From a club meeting, I learned that Professor Lee is working with other scientists and engineers to come up with a plastic material that is biodegradable within a much shorter period of time, preferably three to six months. I think this is a fantastic idea and I do hope this project can succeed.
1. When do you think children start to have their own opinions?
It’s kind of fascinating how early children start to form opinions.
I’d say it begins as young as toddlerhood. You ever see a toddler refuse a particular type of food or pick a certain toy over others? That’s them expressing their likes and dislikes.
As they grow and are exposed to various experiences, schooling, and social interactions, these opinions become more defined and complex.
By the time they’re in school, they certainly have distinct preferences, beliefs, and views on things around them.
2. Are children’s opinions influenced by their parents?
Parents, intentionally or unintentionally, have a significant influence on their kids.
Think about it; the values, beliefs, and even the biases of parents often get passed down.
Children tend to mirror the attitudes and opinions they observe at home, especially in their younger years.
But as they grow, external factors like peers, teachers, and media also play a role.
While the foundational influence often comes from parents, with time and exposure, children might evolve their views or adopt different perspectives.
3. Who are likely to influence smart children?
I believe smart children are influenced a lot by their teachers.
Smart children often look up to their teachers as sources of wisdom, so they pay close attention to what their teachers say and do in class.
Respected authorities in society, such as well-known scientists and artists, can also influence them since these children understand the importance of knowledge.
So people who exude brilliance and success are likely to become role models for them.
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