1. Mother Teresa said:"Life is a dream, realize it; Life is a promise, fulfill it; Life is a game, play it." How do you think about these statements, illustrate your understandings. Please name some inspiring life philosophies of your own.
  2. In the past days of China, people had arranged marriages but seldom divorce, however, nowadays young people often have love marriages but more divorce, present your viewpoint on this issue and justify it. Explain what is feminism, do you think men and women are enjoying equal rights?Why or why not?
  3. Make a conversation about culture shock, and use some examples to show cultural differences.

  1. Do you agree that economic growth will certainly improve people's morale?Why or why not? Give examples to illustrate your views.
  2. Do you prefer the love in Hollywood's Princess series movies? Explain why they are so popular?
  3. Give exaples to explain the difference in communication styles between males and females.

  1.Can you explain the word “paradox”? What is the princess paradox in our text book? Please make a list of more paradoxes of our modern times.
  2. Do you agree or disagree with the statement? Happiness is less a matter of getting what we want than of wanting what we have. Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.
  3.What are gender differences in communication? How to relate better to the opposite sex since men and women speak different languages?

  1. Why do college students use slang? Explain 3 types of slang.
  2. Do you agree with Murphy’s Law? Illustrate it with your personal experiences.
  3. Do you think memory important for life and career? Name situations when you need a good memory. 1 Who was the first to discover glass? History tells us glass makes great contributions to the development of human civilization, please make comments. 2 When in China, no green hat. Why? What does green hat imply in the eyes of Chinese people? Please tell us the origin of this taboo. 3 You have learned the text Marriages and Trends, talk about different marriages in the world. And how do you explain the meaning of "naked marriage"?

  1. In order to win female audience, a number of Hollywood movies feature princess or Cinderella stories. What’s your opinion about fairy tales like Cinderella and Prince and Me? Do you believe in a happy ending?
  2. In order to become a charismatic and visionary leader, what kind of qualities does a prospective entrepreneur need? In your eyes, what kind of leaders are good leaders?
  3. What’s the relationship between “the great idea” and the success of visionary companies? What are the factors that contribute to the success of visionary companies?
  4. “When in China, No Green hat”. Please use examples from our daily life to illustrate the cultural differences between the east and the west.

  1. It’s said that China has a “dumpling culture” while western culture is called a “pizza culture”. How do you understand this? Give examples to illustrate your points.
  2. Make a comparison between traditional and modern Chinese weddings.Which do you prefer? Why?
  3. Glass was discovered by accident, yet it has had great contributions to scientific development. Talk about some other accidents with great influence in human scientific history.

  1. In which aspects can you perceive the gender differences? Which factors have contributed to these differences?
  2. Which factors will you take into your consideration when you choose your future marriage partner? What will lead to a successful marriage?
  3. In your opinion what invention or discovery has brought about the most far-reaching and lasting changes in our civilization? Explain it with examples.
  4. Beauty varies from person to person, from time to time, from place to place, and from culture to culture. Discuss it with your own understanding.

  1. According to Murphy's Law, If anything can go wrong, it wil. What does this mean? Do you agree with this law? Why or why not?
  2.Do you think that earning more money can make people much happier? Name some situations when you were happier due to material gain?
  3. Do you agree that there are important differences between verbal and nonverbal communication? If you agree, what are they?

  1.Dong Fan, a professor at Beijing Normal University told students on his micro blog:"If you haven't made 40 million yuan by the time you're 40 years old, don't ever come to visit me or tell others you were my student.'' What is your opinion? Is making a lot of money the only way a well-educated person can prove his or her worth?
  2.Give presentation about some aspects of marriage in your hometown. Possible aspects include: dating customs,typical age of bride and groom,parental involvement,the marriage ceremony,special wedding clothing or special customs and aws.
  3.Have you ever had a pet? If so, how do youn care for it and how do you communicate with each other?

  1. What do you think is Chinese culture in modern times? What should we do to deal with the influence of western culture?
  2. Is your life easier or harder than your parents’ and Why?
  3. Which has changed your life most among all of the inventions in the past 100 years? Please list some examples to illustrate it.

  1,What is your understanding of happiness? Can you give some tips for a
more satisfying life.

  2. Why is the modern Cinderella story , rather than the old one, so popular? explain your understand " Hollywood is discovering that it still pays not to fight the royal urge".
  3.-AS culture varies from country to country , each culture presents to its members , in conscious and subconscious ways through words, the ideas and concepts that the culture transmits from generation to generation.Please compare colours or animals used in different cultures , demonstrating their different representative meanings.

  1. Do you think that earning more money can make people much happier? Name some situations when you were happier due to material gain.

  2. Explain endogamy and exogamy. What do you think might happen where endogamy and exogamy are concerned? Will traditional institutions such as arranged marriages begin to erode?
  3. According to Murphy's Law, "If anything can go wrong, it will." What does this mean? Do you agree with this law? Why or why not?



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