1. Do men and women like the same hobbies?
2. How are magazines different from newspapers?
3. Are schools nowadays the same as in the past?
4. Do shops change a lot in recent years?
例题1：Do men and women like the same hobbies?
学生例子：No, I think men and women like different hobbies.Men like playing computer games, or doing sports activities such as football and basketball. However, women like watching TV, shopping, going to a karaoke bar and chatting on line.
优秀答案样本：Well, certainly there are a few differences.The first difference is the outdoor activities. I mean, men are fond of doing sports activities like football and basketball. In contrast, women prefer going shopping for clothes or shoes.Another distinction is the TV programs they watch. For instance, men are quite into action movies. By comparison, women are more likely to watch soap operas.
例题2：How are magazines differentfrom newspapers?
优秀答案样本：Well, of course several differences can be found.Thebiggest difference, I suppose, is the content. Usually, a magazine is quiteentertaining because it includes colorful pictures or interesting stories. Onthe contrary, the information on a newspaper is a little boring.In addition,the price is also different. Normally a copy of newspaper will cost you 1 or 2yuan, but you need to spend 15 or 20 yuan on a magazine.
例题3：Are schools nowadays the same as inthe past?
优秀答案样本：Well, of course there are a fewdifferences.The most obvious difference should be the facilities. I mean,in the past, all we got were the blackboard and chalks. By contrast, today’s school will providestudents with advanced teaching facilities like the multi-media andwell-equipped labs.Moreover, a further distinction is thecourses. Decades ago, students only had to learn a fewsubjects and the content was easy, but nowadays students’ pressure has been largely increased because they have to deal with7 or 8 subjects at the same time.