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【DSE 英文】Short Story – DSE English Paper 2 Tips 英文卷二技巧

【DSE 英文】Short Story – DSE English Paper 2 Tips 英文卷二技巧

【DSE 英文】Short Story – DSE English Paper 2 Tips 英文卷二技巧

    1. Show, don’t tell – Don’t tell your readers how people are feeling or where they are.  Use your words to describe it.
    2. Use metaphors -A metaphor is when we describe one thing as if it’s another.
    3. Use adverbs 
    4. Don’t always say “he said”
    5. Use synonyms – Instead of saying ‘hot’, say ‘scorching’; instead of saying ‘confused’, try ‘bewildered’.
    6. Surprise your reader – Try to avoid clichéd or overused plots.
    7. Vary your sentence structure
    8. Get to know your characters – Plan a little: who are they?  What are they wearing?  What do they look like? What job do they have?
    9. Include “irrelevant” details – Lots of (seemingly) insignificant details will make your story believable.
    10. Don’t preach

DSE 英文作文體材 – Short Story 題目 1-5

      • Your school newspaper is running a story competition under the heading ‘Strangers on a Train’. Write a story with this as the title.
      • Yesterday something very unusual happened to you during a visit to Ocean Park. Write a story about the experience.
      • Your school writing society is asking all of its members to try out some new techniques. This week, it is asking all members to try to write a story using the first person narrator.  The first line is: ‘I’m not sure when I noticed that I had special powers, but it can’t have been before April last year…’  Write the story
      • Write a story that ends with the words ‘…and that was definitely not a dream!’
      • When you woke up this morning you saw an old man lying on the ground, with a group of young girls surrounding him. When you went to ask what was going on, you were shocked by the reply.  Write a story about what happened.

DSE 英文作文體材 – Short Story 題目 6-9

    • Your teacher has asked you to practice some difficult writing skills. In the latest assignment she has asked you to imagine you are a 70 year-old immigrant to Hong Kong and write a story about what happened on your first day in the SAR.
    • Your school writing society has asked you to write a story from the perspective of an animal. Write a story entitled ‘An Ordinary Snake with an Extraordinary Secret.’  Use the first person.
    • Your local newspaper is running a story competition on the theme of ‘Love isn’t all it’s cracked up to be’. Write a story for the competition.
    • Your school magazine has asked for students to contribute stories on the theme of ‘celebrations’. Write a story on this theme that ends with the line: ‘so that’s how Jane ended up crying on her birthday’.

DSE 英文作文 Short Story Useful Phrases 1

Vocabulary for talking about appearance

    • clean-shaven 鬍子刮得乾乾淨淨的
    • lanky 瘦長的
    • well-groomed 整齊的
    • freckled 雀斑的
    • slender 苗條的
    • rotund = round (e.g. a rotund little man)
    • unkempt 蓬頭垢面
    • stocky 矮壯的,結實的
    • spotty 多瘡的,多粉刺的

DSE 英文作文 Short Story Useful Phrases 2

Vocabulary for talking about personality

    • eloquent 口才出色
    • articulate 能言善辯
    • gregarious 喜歡跟人相處,合群的
    • brazen 厚顏無恥的
    • big-headed 自以為是,傲慢的
    • grumpy 脾氣壞的,性情暴躁的
    • affectionate 感情豐富,對別人表示關愛的
    • daring 敢於冒險的

DSE 英文作文 Short Story Useful Phrases 3

Other ways of saying “said”

    • bellowed, yelled, snapped, rebuked (代表憤怒)
    • reassured, relented, placated, apologized (道歉安慰時候用)
    • chuckled, giggled, joked, teased (歡樂時候用)
    • recounted, recalled, remembered, concluded (回憶時候用)

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    【DSE 英文】Debate Speech 格式 – DSE English Paper 2 English Writing Tips 英文卷二技巧

    【DSE 英文】Debate Speech 格式 – DSE English Paper 2 English Writing Tips 英文卷二技巧

    DSE 英文 Paper 2 – 寫 Debate Speech 要注意什麼?

    1. Begin with a greeting…
    2. …but don’t go on too long
    3. Make your position clear at the beginning of the debate speech
    4. Use the first person ‘I/we’ to refer to the speaker/the speaker’s team, ‘you’ the audience
    5. consider and refute the points made by the team he is arguing against.
    6. Use persuasive language (Emotive Vocabulary)
    7. Use persuasive language (Authority)
    8. Use persuasive language (Tricolons – the power of three)
    9. Use P.E.E.
    10. End on a strong note – Restate the main theme of your speech and repeat your opinion

    DSE 英文作文體材 – Debate Speech 題目 1-5

        • The Hong Kong government is considering increasing the amount of foreign aid it gives to other countries. Many people disagree with this proposal. Write a debate speech in favour of the proposal.
        • In response to a rise in the number of young people dying in car crashes, the Hong Kong government has decided to increase the driving age to 21. Write a debate speech arguing against this decision.
        • It is healthy eating week at your school. There is going to be a debate about whether people should be vegetarians or not. Write a debate speech arguing in favour of either side.
        • Write a debate speech arguing in favour of banning prayer in schools.
        • Write a debate speech arguing for the important of history lessons in schools.

    DSE 英文作文體材 – Debate Speech 題目 6-10

      • Scientists in Hong Kong are experimenting with cloning humans. Write a debate speech, arguing either for or against these experiments.
      • The Hong Kong government is considering reducing school holidays. Write a debate speech arguing against reducing school holidays.
      • Hong Kong airport are planning the construction of another runway, which will increase air traffic by 30%. Write a debate speech arguing either for or against the planned runway.
      • Your school is considering abolishing grades for students. Write a debate speech arguing against abolishing grades.
      • New advances in science have allowed parents to choose the sex of their baby. Many people consider this unnatural and wrong. Write a debate speech arguing either for or against.

    DSE 英文作文 Debate Speech 實用開頭句子

      • I am here to argue for / against the motion…
      • I would like to put the argument for the affirmative side of the motion…
      • We are here to argue the motion…and I intend to argue against it.

    DSE 英文作文 Debate Speech 提出自己立場實用句子:

      • The reason I believe that [smoking should be banned] is simple. 
      • Let me begin by saying…
      • Allow me to outline my argument…
      • If you will indulge me, I’d like to tell you about…

    DSE 英文作文 Debate Speech 反駁對方實用句子:

      • Our opponents would have use believe x, but they are mistaken.
      • It might seem logical to accept the opposing argument, but in fact it is deeply flawed
      • My opponents might argue that … , but such reasoning is faulty. 

    DSE 英文作文 Debate Speech 提供原因證明自己立場實用句子:

      • The reason I think this is…
      • The evidence clearly suggests that…
      • One of the reasons I’m convinced of this is…
      • There can be no clearer evidence of this than…
      • There is ample evidence to suggest why this is the case. 

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    【DSE 英文】Leaflet 格式 – DSE English Paper 2 English Writing Tips

    【DSE 英文】Leaflet 格式 – DSE English Paper 2 English Writing Tips

    DSE 英文 – 寫Leaflet要注意什麼?

    1. Create an eye-catching title
    2. Create a problem + solution
    3. Get specific
    4. Exaggerate
    5. Opinions disguised as facts
    6. Keep it short and sweet
    7. Use direct address
    8. Use imperatives
    9. Create some special offers
    10. Create a slogan

    DSE 英文作文體材 – Leaflet 題目 1-5

        • Your school is organising an open day for the local community in order to raise money for a new sports hall. The open day will showcase students’ talents and abilities, whilst also providing lots of fun activities organised by staff and students.  Write a leaflet to advertise the event to local residents.
        • Your head teacher has asked you to co-ordinate a “tutor buddy” programme, in which students in forms 5 and 6 give extra help to students in the lower forms. Write a leaflet advertising the program to form 5 and 6 students. 
        • You are working as an intern for Study and Travel, an organisation that arranges overseas study holidays to countries including Japan, New Zealand and the USA. Write a leaflet to be distributed to local schools encouraging students to take part.
        • You have been concerned in recent weeks that some of your classmates are suffering from too much stress. Write a leaflet telling them what they can do to deal with the problem. 
        • You are working as a part-time waiter in your father’s restaurant. However, business has not been good and your father has asked you to write a leaflet to be distributed to the local area that will publicise his restaurant.  Write the leaflet. 

    DSE 英文作文體材 – Leaflet 題目 6-10

      • You are working as an intern in the Institute of Commerce. Your supervisor has asked you to write a leaflet giving advice to form 6 students about what they need to consider if they would like to start a small business in the future.
      • Your school is putting on a musical production in a month’s time, but you still don’t have enough actors, musicians or stage crew. Your drama teacher has asked you to write a leaflet to encourage more students to participate in one way or another.  Write the leaflet. 
      • You are the chairperson of your school’s Business Club and you have invited a famous business woman to come and give a talk on how to write a good CV. Write a leaflet advertising the event to your classmates. 
      • You are an intern for The Gossiper Your publication was recently attacked for ‘not treating current affairs seriously enough and not respecting the privacy of celebrities.’  Write a leaflet in which you present a more positive side of The Gossiper to the general public.
      • You have recently invented a brand new product that you believe fills a gap in the market. Write a leaflet to distribute to relevant companies about your product explaining what it is and why they would be wise to invest in it.

    DSE 英文作文 Leaflet 實用開頭句子

      • Ever thought of…?
      • Fed up of…?
      • Annoyed with…?
      • Tired of…?
      • If so, then why not try…?

    DSE 英文作文 Leaflet 實用句子

    A friendly tone

    • Let us do the work for you
    • We’d be happy to answer any questions you might have.
    • Do pop by our booth and say hello.

     

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    【DSE 英文】Blog Entry格式 – DSE English Paper 2 Tips 英文卷二技巧

    【DSE 英文】Blog Entry格式 – DSE English Paper 2 Tips 英文卷二技巧

    【DSE 英文】Blog Entry格式 – DSE English Paper 2 Tips 英文卷二技巧

    1. Keep it personal
    2. Think of it like a conversation
    3. Give it a title
    4. Refer to other blog posts
    5. Use an informal tone
    6. Don’t use abbreviating words
    7. Use humour
    8. Use contractions
    9. Invite your reader to follow your blog
    10. Keep your ending short and memorable

    DSE 英文作文體材 – Blog 題目 1-5

        • You have just taken part in an exchange trip to Korea. Having returned to Hong Kong, you decide to write a blog about your experience, highlighting the highs and lows you experienced for the benefit of your friends and family.  Write the blog.
        • You have just watched a film which you enjoyed. Write a blog entry telling others what you thought about the film and what messages you thought it conveyed.
        • Your company threw a party for all its employees last week to celebrate its success on the stock market. Your CEO has asked you to write a blog post on the company blog so that people will be able to remember the event better and as a tool to attract new graduates to the company.  Write the blog.
        • As part of a social studies class, you have been studying a social problem in Hong Kong. However, you don’t think your friends are treating the assignment seriously enough.  Write a blog post on your personal blog encouraging them to show more interest in the project.
        • You recently read a blog which claimed that ‘cheating is OK if no-one finds out’. Write a reply to this opinion in your own blog.

    DSE 英文作文體材 – Blog 題目 6-10

      • As part of your school’s reading week, your teacher has asked you to write a blog post on the benefits of e-readers. Write the blog post.
      • You write a regular blog about food and fashion. Write a blog post about the media’s obsession with beauty and talk about the extent to which this kind of infatuation can harm the self-esteem of young people.
      • As you were searching for a newspaper article about university admissions, you came across a blog which claimed that ‘the internet enables anyone to get information and new skills, so universities have become pointless’. Write a reply to that opinion on your own blog.
      • Write a blog post with the title: ‘Waste in the Modern World’. You can interpret the word ‘waste’ in any way you wish.
      • You work for an IT firm in Hong Kong. One of the distinguishing features of this company is that they allow all their workers to work from home if they wish.  Write a post of the company’s blog, explaining why they allow their employees to do this.

    DSE 英文作文 Blog 實用開頭句子

      • So today I’d like to talk about…
      • If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that…
      • Hi everyone, and welcome to today’s blog!
      • I’m sure you’re all dying to know about…
      • Well, the moment I’ve been waiting for has finally arrived
      • The first thing I want to talk about today is….
      • If you’re a regular follower of mine, you’ll know that…
      • If you’ve ever wondered why… Well, I’ve been thinking about that a lot too lately.

    DSE 英文作文 Blog 實用結尾句子

      • So the next time you think about doing x, then consider…
      • I hope that my experience has taught you to…
      • If you want to hear more about my adventures, then I should be posting more about them on this blog in the coming weeks
      • I don’t know what’ll happen next, but I hope that…
      • All in all, I think…
      • Here’s one last point to bear in mind…

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    【DSE 英文】Feature Article 格式 – DSE English Paper 2 English Writing Tips

    【DSE 英文】Feature Article 格式 – DSE English Paper 2 English Writing Tips

    DSE 英文 Paper 2 – 寫 Feature Article 要注意什麼?

    1. Aim for a semi-formal tone
    2. Use a title
    3. Use a byline
    4. Grab attention in the introduction
    5. Tell a story
    6. Vary your sentence structure
    7. Quote the experts
    8. Use indirect speech
    9. Say what you think
    10. Don’t summarise 

    DSE 英文作文體材 – Feature Article 題目 1-5

        • You were recently worried that one of your friends was developing an alcohol addiction. You did a lot of research about the best way to help your friend, and have now decided to write an article to let others know what they can do if they find themselves in similar situations. 
        • Many students in your school suffer from stress. Write an article giving advice about how they can deal with this problem.
        • Your school newspaper is running a series of articles called ‘Tips Worth Sharing’ and has asked you to contribute a column. In it, you are asked to share some life advice that you believe would help your readers.  Write the article.
        • You recently had a conversation with your grandmother about how much Hong Kong has changed in the last fifty years, and have decided to write an article about the most significant changes you identified. Write the article.
        • A local newspaper has just launched this competition. Write an article to enter it.

    DSE 英文作文體材 – Feature Article 題目 6-10

    • Although you know that companies like Facebook and Google are extremely popular, you are worried about some of their privacy policies and decide to write a feature article for your school newspaper sharing your concerns and telling students what to do if they feel similarly.
    • There is a growing preoccupation in society with looking beautiful. Write an article for your school magazine in which you shed light on why this is the case, whether you think it’s a positive or negative trend and what students can do about it.
    • A recent article in a newspaper argued that exams were dangerous to students’ intellectual development. Write an article disagreeing with this position.
    • You believe that some of the poorest people in Hong Kong are not given enough attention by the political, economic or educational systems and have decided to write an article to highlight this point. Write the article.
    • A recent TV show highlighted that a large number of animals are abandoned soon after they are bought. Write an article highlighting the issue and suggesting ways that individuals and society can combat the problem.

    DSE 英文作文 Feature Article 表達意見時候用的實用句子

      • The government’s decision was ludicrous.
      • The behaviour of our students is usually exemplary.
      • It’s abominable that in this day and age, children are still living in poverty.
      • It’s bewildering that the government has done nothing to change the situation.
      • The way the Prime Minister has handled the situation is commendable.

    DSE 英文作文 Feature Article 套用其他專家意見的時候用的實用句子

      • I hope that my experience has taught you to…
      • If you want to hear more about my adventures, then I should be posting more about them on this blog in the coming weeks
      • I don’t know what’ll happen next, but I hope that…
      • All in all, I think…
      • Here’s one last point to bear in mind…
      • So the next time you think about doing x, then consider

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