Describe o ne of your hobbies.
【参考回答】 I enjoy reading books because I can always learn something valuable. “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish.” This attitude is exactly what I need to keep moving forward in future. Reading books, as a spare-time hobby, contributes a lot to the shaping of my personality and I'll keep holding on to it.
What's the most impressive book
you have ever read and why?
【参考回答】 I think it should be The Dream of the Red Mansions. I remember that when I read it for the first time, I was only 15 years old, I picked up this book again when I was a sophomore. What impressed me most was that you can view it from different perspectives. It’s so excellent. I really like it and I have different feelings every time I read it. A masterpiece like The Dream of the Red Mansions, without any doubt, can withstand the test of time.
Please tell us something about your
【参考回答】Being highly-cooperative is at the top of my traits when I am working with my teammates. In a team, we often need to have discussions, exchange opinions and collect data. If you are able to offer constructive suggestions instead of being picky without solutions, you will be a shining star in your team. Last week, in an academic conference, something unexpected happened to the projector, with which one of my classmates was making his presentation. Without hesitation, I offered my laptop and gave him constructive suggestions to keep the presentation going on.
What do you think about
your strength and weakness?
【参考回答】I feel that my strongest asset is my ability to stick to getting things done. I feel a real sense of accomplishment when finishing a job as planned. I've set some high goals for myself. For example, I usually set a own goal for myself to finish a project with the highest distinction. Although I may be a newcomer in some areas, I made up for it by doing a good research. Well, every coin has two sides and I'm no exception. Indeed, I could be impatient sometimes, and it's challenging to correct it, but it's getting better now. I'm sure I will get rid of it sooner or later, and I believe that's the way how I grow up.
Could you tell me something
about your family?
【参考回答】My family is not big but very warm and harmonious.There are three people in my family: father, mother and I. My father works in a private high school as a vice-headmaster. He is diligent and responsible, setting a good example for me. What he has impressed me most is his optimistic attitude towards life. Whenever I meet difficulties in study, he always stays by side and encourages me to be strong. My mother is a housewife. She cooks and washes for us day after day, being the glue to keep our family together and harmonious. So this is my family. They give a lot of help to me, both materially and mentally. I will try my best to live up to their expectations and show much gratitude to them.
Tell something about your hometown.
【参考回答】 I am from Xi'an, the capital city of Shaanxi province, which is considered as one of the cradles of Chinese civilization. Qingqiang opera is quite popular in this area characterized by its straightforwardness and enthusiasm, so people here are straightforward and full of passion as well. If you are in trouble, we will always come to help you as soon as possible. Besides, we are strict with our work, persistently pursuing high quality. For example, Zhang Yimou, the famous director, attaches high importance to every detail of his works, including the theme, the actors and the frame. As a result, his works enjoy wide popularity and reputation. Growing up in such an environment, gradually, I’ve developed a spirit of integrity, diligence and earnestness.
Could you say something about your
experience of your job?
【参考回答】 I worked as a personnel manager in a state-owned company, and then I transferred to joint a venture as a sales manager. One of the most important things I have learned is that how to deal with clients and how to behave myself as a personnel manager. Although I am familiar with the market, I always think practice requires theoretical guidance and advanced theory instruction often can indicate the direction for the practice, reduce the fault to raise the efficiency.
What professional books have you read before?
What's the main idea of this text?
【参考回答】Since journalism shares various similarities with culture, cross-culture is also an important branch of international communication, when I was a sophomore I had read a book named The Chrysanthemum and the Sword, written by Ruth Benedict. The book depicts the rooted characteristics of Japanese through thorough investigations, interviews and participation. From her book, I have gained a closer eye on Japanese. And we also need to take their characteristics into consideration to communicate with Japanese effectively and efficiently.
Why do you choose to
study at our school/ institute?
【参考回答】 Firstly, studying in（大学名字） University is my childhood dream. During the College Entrance Examination, I failed to be enrolled in this university and now I want to fulfill my dream. Secondly, I'm deeply attracted by the academic atmosphere, as well as the youthful spirit of students in this university. Most importantly, （大学名字） university has a good reputation in the field where my research interest lies and so many excellent teachers who have strong research abilities. Those are the reasons why I choose to further my study here.