Since we have spent a lot of time in learning English, it is wise to ask ourselves: How have we spent our precious time? Among all the English skills, which one has taken the most time from us and which one the least? Does the allocation make sense? You probably would agree that most Chinese students spend the majority of their time in memorizing vocabularies or studying English grammar while the least in practicing spoken English or writing. Chinese students emphasize on vocabularies and grammar because they think it is the most efficient way to quickly acquire high scores in the TOEFL or GRE test (although I can make a very convincing argument against it). But what are important in taking tests may not be useful in applying to schools, handling heavy homework, and working as a professional in the future. In real life situations, the importance of different skills may have ranks as the following: Writing: most important in application and at workplace Speaking: most important in interviewing Reading: critical for finishing your homework Understanding of grammar: useful only for taking tests Vocabulary: all you need in life are 3-4 thousand words Let me use an example to show you how different writings can have dramatically different effects and why you need more time to practice it. One of my friends graduated from Tsinghua University and is extremely intelligent and technically capable. Once he showed me a paper analyzing the success of McDonald's in China. Here is the first paragraph: "As all know, China is famous for delicious food. Food in China from different areas is so different. When McDonald’s decided to enter Chinese market in 1987, many people doubted whether McDonald would succeed in China thought it was the biggest fast food retailer in the United States. You know, fast food is not as delicious as Chinese food, and Chinese people like to eat and pay attention to the taste of food."


发生在某人身上的英文:to come one's waycome是什么意思:v. 来;发生;开始;出现;变成;达到;来做;来取;来拿int. 嗨,得啦,好啦The bale will be coming.不幸就要降临了。Come on get with it!好啦,时髦点儿吧!Illness comes in by mouth and comes out b
发生在...人身上的英文:happen to参考例句:Happen to; occur to;chance to发生在..人身上;正好happen是什么意思:v. 偶然遇到;发生;出现;碰巧These things will happen.这种事总要发生的。It happened far back in the past. 这事发生在久远的过去。A stri
发生性行为的英文:have sex参考例句:He refused to make love before they were married.他决不在婚前发生性行为。have是什么意思:v.[T]1.有2.怀有,知道,明白,表示(同情等)3.做(动作),从事4.吃,喝,吸(烟)5.取得,接受6.享受,遭受7.[常与否定连用]允许,容忍8.邀请,接待,放置9.
发生兴趣的英文:take up with something参考例句:An upsurge of interest in the environment对环境问题突然发生的兴趣.He interested me in politics.他使我对政治发生兴趣。Mr.Green's epicene style of writing appeals to nobo