1.1. Have you ever been to any island?
1.2. Are there any islands in your country?
1.3. Do you want to live on an island if you have a chance?
1.4. What do you like to do when you are on an island?
2.1. Do you often wear makeup?
2.2. What does wearing makeup mean to you?
2.3. Do you give makeup as a gift?
2.4. What do you think when you see a man wearing makeup?
3.1. Do you like perfume?
3.2. Do you use perfume?
3.3. How much money do you spend on perfume?
3.4. Have you ever given perfume as a gift?
3.5. Would you ever give perfume as a gift?
4.1. What’s the most popular means of transportation in your hometown?
4.2. How often do you take buses?
4.3. Can you compare the advantages of planes and trains?
4.4. Is driving to work popular in your country?
4.5. Do you think people will drive more in the future?
4.6. Would you ride bikes to work in the future?
4.7. What will become the most popular means of transport in your
4.8. Do you prefer public transport or private transport ?
A wide variety of (collocation) a number or range of things of the same
Almost every day. Since my house is so far away from my university, it’s
Although cars themselves and gasoline are expensive, a lot of people prefer
Although I don’t earn a great salary, I budget (plan an amount of money to
Although I don’t prefer it, I would definitely give it as a gift. However, I would
am I to judge? I wouldn’t even blink an eye if a guy walked by me wearing
another machine in the course of its operation.
any of various gases, especially carbon dioxide, that contribute to the
as well. I haven’t been yet, but I dream of going there for a girls getaway (when
be spent) to be able to buy a new bottle of Chanel perfume every few months.
Beach of course! Behind that, I like getting to know the local culture and food. I
before I go out.
better services like comfortable seats for the elderly or good air conditioning
bother putting make-up on. However, I have a very professional job, so I always
buses will travel at a very high speed. Thus I’d rather ride a motorbike or take
by exhaust fumes and traffic jams always take place, especially during peak
by roadworks, an accident, or heavy congestion.
Cars and gasoline are becoming unaffordable for many people these days.
Cater (v) provide with what is needed or required
certainly buy it for them. However, I would feel too nervous to pick it out myself,
certainty or agreement; yes
color and quality, thus a wide variety of choices is available for everyone.
contain a large number of people, it helps ease the intensity of traffic jams
convenient facilities catering particularly to certain groups of passengers.
Definitely not. Riding a bike means you’re exposing yourself to the
department store so they can choose their own.
driving, possibly because driving is more comfortable in such weather, with such
during peak hours and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions caused by
especially enjoy drinking coconut water fresh off the palm trees and trying local
Everyday! I always use it after my soccer practice as well as before dates with
Exhaust fumes (n) waste gasses or air expelled from an engine, turbine, or
face like a canvas (a picture painted with oil paints on canvas or
fish recipes. Moreover, I enjoy getting hair braided (hairstyle) by local people.
general class that is distinct in character or quality.
Greenhouse gas emissions (np) the emission into the earth’s atmosphere of
Hmm let me think. Actually, I haven’t. I feel nervous to choose a scent for
hours. Thus, I’d prefer to take the bus, to save time, save gasoline and causing
However, traveling by plane is clearly time-saving and enjoyable in terms of
I temporarily use a body spray which is around $15 a bottle.
I think buses will take the lead. You can travel the distance without much
I think I’d prefer public transport. It’s much more inexpensive and because it can
If you’re talking about India, no, I don’t think it’s possible, even in the future.
impossible for me to travel by motorbike. In addition, the air is heavily polluted
Intensity (n) of extreme force, degree, or strength
Island life was quite an interesting experience!
It costs around $80 a bottle. Sometimes when I run out (to finish) of perfume,
It’s totally a great experience for most train-travelers.
make sure that I knew the brand or scent that they like before I buy it. I know
make-up to buy for another person. If someone requests make-up, I would
make-up, I feel sloppy (messy) and unprofessional. I also like to wear make
make-up. Actually, I often see it in my city, so I’m quite used to it.
me feel like the best version of myself. Furthermore, I’m artistic, so I see my
motorbike. The reason why motorbike is so popular I think is due to their
much to do. Sure, the beach is great, but it gets boring day after day.
my boyfriend. It makes me feel a lot more feminine and confident.
Not really. Islands are beautiful, but I felt really isolated (separated from
Nothing in particular. Everyone has the right to express themselves, so who
odor. Because of this. I buy perfume incase I don’t have time to take a shower
On-board services (n) provided on or within a vehicle
Onboard services like meals or comfortable seats, while traveling by train offers
others) when I lived on one before. As I’m an active person, I felt there wasn’t
Peak hours/Rush hours (n) the busiest hours
Planes and trains regularly depart and arrive on time. Plus, there are many
Plus, the transport infrastructure in various regions in India is not appropriate
polluted and noisy surroundings.
put on my best attire (clothes) and make-up when I go to work. If I go without
reasonable price and convenience. They also extremely varied in terms of size,
so I would opt for buying a gift card instead.
someone in case they don’t like it, so I would rather (give them a gift card to a
Sometimes, but I’m always hesitant, as I don’t always know the right shade of
streets or the highway are too dangerous for cyclists, as cars, motorbikes and
that perfume is a sensitive gift to give someone!
the bus instead.
To me, it’s a way of taking pride in (be proud of) my appearance. It makes
To take the lead (v) to start winning a race or competition
Traffic jam (n) a line or lines of stationary or very slow-moving traffic, caused
Transport infrastructure (n) the framework that supports our transport system
Unpredictable weather (n) to not able to be predicted; changeable
unpredictable weather and to air pollution. What is worse, I’m afraid the main
up when I go out, just so I feel more confident with my appearance.
vehicles. Private transportation is more costly in terms of fees, taxes and
was offered to work at a resort for 2 years, so I joined them there for 3 months.
water and white sands. I’ve heard the pagodas are very interesting to visit there,
Without any doubt I would say motorbikes. Almost everyone travels by
Without any doubt/There is no doubt that (expression) a phrase expressing
women go on a trip together) sometime in the future.
worries about ticket price or rainy weather outside. Also new buses now offer
Yes, almost everyday. If I’m just bumming (relaxing) around the house, I don’t
Yes, I do! As I’m an athlete who sweats a lot, I tend to (usually) have a strong
Yes, I have! Actually, I lived on an island for 3 months back in 2016. My mother
Yes, there are. There is one famous island called X, famed for its crystal clear
you a chance to see the world outside, admire the views from their seats.