Model sentences–7. 問題/比較

Posted: 2014 年 01 月 10 日 in Writing

XV. 問題

1.   It is wrong for parents to make every decision for their sons and daughters.

2.   It’s naïve to say that everyone is able to do whatever is right in his own eyes.

3.   I don’t see the point in paying good money for a suit you rarely wear.

4.   We all know how difficult it is to remember new words when learning English.

5.   Lack of food has undermined his strength.

6.   Traffic, everyone knows, is one of the bigger hassles of modern life.

7.   Air pollution in this area, I understand, is quite serious.

8.   Some of the problems with university admissions must be solved.

9.   Although these chances are usually intended to be beneficial, they may produce side effects.

10. Although television could, if used creatively, enrich the activities of children and families, it now only undermines them.

11.  People making long commutes are at a higher risk for a host of maladies.

12.  We certainly need laws, but the cure comes not from laws but from the transforming of the human heart.

13.  No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success by conforming to conventional ways of thinking.

14.  It’s worth remembering that IQ isn’t quite the same thing as intelligence.

15.  The long-term consequences of inactivity are quite serious to the well-being of our population.

16.  Competition may lead to unexpected problems.

17.  Inactivity and unhealthy eating behaviors cause at least 30,000 avoidable deaths each year in the US.

18.  The burning of high-sulfur coal produces a poisonous drizzle, which affects 30% of the world.

19.  Every day, factories and automobiles put harmful gases into the air, which causes air pollution.

20.  TV viewing has an undesirable/detrimental effect on the reading habits of children.

21.  Students will be deprived of the opportunities to grow in nonacademic areas.

22.  In a dormitory, you often run into people with conflicting lifestyles.

23.  “Forgetting” is often cited as a negative for the traditional school-time schedule that includes a long vacation each year.

24.  The world grows globally; you won’t get far in business and finance today without a thorough understanding and vision.

25.  Child development experts are wondering whether this rich diet of extracurricular activities might make some kids sick.

26.  Some experts charge that the enrichment efforts can actually be counterproductive to child’s overall learning experience.

27.  Some people are afraid that technology will dehumanize schools and isolate students.

28.  The power and versatility of digital technology will raise new concerns about individual privacy and commercial confidentiality.

29.  An alarming number of rivers and lakes in Eastern Europe are ecologically dead.

30.  Many changes always involve tradeoffs, and the benefits of the information society will carry costs.

31.  From women’s point of view, this custom is outdated.

32.  From the student’s standpoint, these exams are too hard.

33.  For too many young people today, citizenship is an abstract concept.

34.  In spite of many years of research, many questions remain unanswered, and many answers remain questionable.

XVI. 比較

1.   Regular exercise is as important as dietary habits./ They are equally important.

2.   People in Asia enjoy the same McDonald’s and surf the Internet as their counterpart in America.

3.   Some universities give the same amount of money to their students’ sports activities as they give to their university libraries.

4.   The process of doing something is more important than the final product.

5.   Some hand-made items are superior in many respects to machine-made ones.

6.   Clothes that are deemed handsome in one period are declared downright ugly in the next.

7.   To some Turks, wearing Western attire instead of traditional garments was akin to heresy.

8.   Attending a live performance is more enjoyable than watching the same event on television.

9.   Studying with a group has/provides/produces/generates more benefits than problems.

10. Some people think that they can learn better by themselves than with a teacher.

11. It is better for children to grow up in the countryside than in a big city.

12. Studies have shown that crime rates on campus are generally lower than those outside campus.

13. Left-handed people are more likely to succeed in business than right-handed people.

14. We have been recycling twice as much aluminum and paper as we did in previous years.

15. The cure rate among patients in this hospital is about twice that of the Clapton hospital.

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