1. Translate the following sentences into English, using the words and phrases given in
〇1 任何一件值得做的事情都应该把它做好。(be worth doing)
〇3 据报道两国对有争议的领土问题的谈判破裂了。 (break down)
〇5 当你宽恕他人的时候，并不意味着他们不为自己的行为负责。(accountable for sth.)
〇6 就晋升而言，公司会优先考虑那些拥有资格证书的员工。 (preference)
〇7 你能否得到这份工作与你的年龄无关。(make a / no / much ... difference)
〇8 他渴望成为这个学校的下一任校长。(aspire to)
2. Translate the following sentences into Chinese.
〇1 But this method isn’t for everyone, and for every person who is a passionate adherent of
the system, there is another person who is critical of the results.
〇2 The Pomodoro Technique is a time management philosophy that aims to provide the user
with maximum focus and creative freshness, thereby allowing them to complete projects
faster with less mental fatigue.
〇3 Every time you finish a pomodoro, you mark your progress with an “X,” and note the
number of times you had the impulse to procrastinate or switch gears to work on another
task for each 25-minute chunk of time.
〇4 Watching the timer wind down can spur you to wrap up your current task more quickly,
and spreading a task over two or three pomodoros can keep you from getting frustrated.
〇5 tried out this system, along with several other similar methods for time management, and
said that “It eased my anxiety over the passing of time and also made me more efficient;
refreshed by breaks, for example, I halved the total time required to fact-check a column.”
Please write a composition of about 200 words on the following topic:
You are to write in three parts.
In the first part, state specifically what your opinion is.
In the second part, support your opinion with appropriate reasons.