Speech at Foundation Class
History Final Exam

History Final Exam

2020年,发生了很多事件。我一直在思考,真的是2020年的大事件比2019,2018多出很多吗?因为今年所发生的无论是国内、国际、政治、经济、文化、历史遗留等等重大事件,从我个人的观感来说,比往年都要多出一个数量级的感觉。究竟是疫情导致了这些事件,还是因为人们在疫情期间更加有精力和时间去挖掘信息,我一直在思考。历史告诉我们,事情具有两面性,不具有绝对性。一部分事件,是因为疫情爆发给人们心理上带来的压力所导致的;而另一部分事件,则是必然会发生的,无论是否有疫情的刺激。 扪心自问,我并不清楚国际政治经济格局具体指什么,受谁影响,被谁控制,如何平衡,等等一系列的问题会浮现出来,我认为没有人能够基
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My first debate competition

My first debate competition

New challenge

I’ve never imagine that one day I can stand on a debate stage and speak in English. My classmate Vivian who is good at English and speaks fluently invited me to participate in a debate competition because of vacancy of her partner. Thinking that the students who are good at oral English are all in the debate club, I accept the invitation at once.

Think now, I am thankful for Vivian to give me a chance to face new challenge. We should finish our debate draft early but it lasted until three days before the official competition.

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Just coming back from the VEX worlds, I was excited and felt still live in the life there. Exactly, the debate competition came. Vivian and I prepared for the debate on the whole Monday night. Both of us are students living, but we used phones and computer secretly just like thief, preventing from discovering by the teacher.

My assignment was the draft of PROS. The debate topic was about refugees. I strangled my brain to write down everything I could think about. It was hard but expanded my thinking a lot.

A normal night

The last night before the debate competition. I got the suit and tried on in my dormitory. My dormmate helped me to adjust the tie. There exist a second, I felt very lucky to be classmates and friends with them.

I intended to review the debate draft at night, but I fell asleep quickly and unconsciously.

5:50 AM, the teacher woke me up. I got up quickly without any sleepy. To my surprise, my dormmate encouraged me and hoped me to get a good rank, even he was sleeping on the bed well.

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