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Describe an intelligent person you know
You should say:
Who this person is
How you know this person
What this person does
Why you think this person is intelligent


Talk about yourself
I have the luxury to hang out with quite a lot
of clever people.
I look up to and
draw my inspiration from many of them.
I aspire to be like them.
And one smart person that crosses my mind
right now is…


Who this person is
How you know this person
Mr. Tung Dang,

 [famous]
 who is a prominent…
 acquired a reputation for…
We go way back
Throughout the time that I’ve known him,
He has always wowed me with his
resourcefulness.


What this person does
He’s a …
Think outside of the box
Quick-witted
Resourceful
Well-informed
 No matter what he does, he always
outstands other candidates
He just outdoes people in every aspect.


Why you think this person is intelligent
It’s in his blood/ gene
He was born a genius.
 He acknowledges what he has
 and never takes it for granted
 Always be curious/ always apply himself
Immerse himself in…
 It goes without saying that he’s smarter
knowledgeable
than others.


Describe something lost by others but
found by you
You should say:
Who it belonged to
When it was lost
How you found it
How you felt about it


Talk about yourself
I myself am a very
forgetful/ absent-minded person …
I’ve had my fair share of losing things
 Know the relief of retrieving something that you’ve lost
There was one time when I could feel such relief.


When it was lost
How you found it
Time + Background story
At a place (gym/ park/ cinema/ food stall)
located in…
This place only serves rich clients/ customers
This place only caters to
an upscale clientele.
 When I was done with my workout session
 Locker room
 Stumbled upon/ Ran into/ Came across
 An unattended wallet/ smartphones/ belongings


 Asked around but nobody claimed it
1/ Immediately headed to the lost and found section of the
gym/ the police station
And reported the lost item.
 Signed some paperwork
and went home feeling like a hero.
2/ Check out the content of wallet anyway.
 A load of cash
 The owner must be filthy rich.
 ID card + personal contact
 Phoned the man and arranged to meet in person.


How you felt about it
1/ A day later, the owner contacted
2/ Met the owner and gave back the wallet.
 He was thrilled/ touched/ moved to retrieve his
property
 He offered some handsome money as a thank you gift.
 Of course I politely declined.
 But he insisted
 He was adamant
 So I accepted out of courtesy.
 It really made my day and I felt proud of myself.


Part 3


Why do some people find what they have lost
more quickly than others?
It comes down to a number of things
Luck
-> the items that they’ve lost happen to be discovered
by people with good intentions.
Take precaution / precautionary methods
-> ex: include contact details
-> tracking technologies
(technologies that help locate the lost items)


What should parents teach their children to do
when they find something?
It depends on the type of things that you happen to
find…
Personal belongings (wallets, phones, …)
-> make an effort to return them to the original owner
-> report to the authority
Hazardous goods
(for ex:, drugs/ guns …)
-> RUN
-> Leave everything intact
and report to the authority ASAP


Why do some people find what they have lost
more quickly than others?
What should parents teach their children to do
when they find something?


Why do some people like to collect things?
To some, it’s purely a hobby …
 look for/ admire things of the past
 gives them a sense of fulfillment
To others, it’s a lucrative opportunity
… happen to collect antiques that have historical
significance
(a vase that dates back to an ancient dynasty…)
-> collectors can make a handsome profit


What are the advantages and disadvantages of
keeping collections?
On the one hand, …
Offers sentimental value …
 reminders of glorious times in the past
On the other hand, …
Takes up too much space
 Costly to maintain
(ex: storage space, cleaning, maintenance)
 Keep sth in mint condition





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