Directions: For this part, you are allowed thirty minutes to write a composition on the topic Do “Lucky Numbers” Really Bring Good Luck? You should write at least 120 words and you should base your composition on the outline (given in Chinese) below:
1. 有些人认为某些数字会带来好运。 2. 也有些人认为数字与运气无关。 3. 试说明你的看法。
①When asked about lucky numbers, different people will offer different opinions. Some people think that ② lucky numbers can bring good luck. They hold this view because ③they believe lucky numbers will help them fulfill their wishes - to be rich or successful. ④However, there are still many people who won't agree. They argue that ⑤ such kind of idea is only ignorant and superstitious belief. Besides, ⑥they think numbers are just numbers and each number is equal in its importance.
⑦Personally, I am on the side of the latter argument. For one thing, ⑧ numbers, including lucky numbers, are just a tool for counting, They don't have magic power. For another, ⑨whether we will have good luck or not depends on ourselves instead of lucky numbers, If we work hard and make good preparations, good luck will come to us.
⑩Therefore, lucky numbers don't bring good luck. It is our hard work and good preparations that bring us good luck.
①When asked about X，different people will offer different opinions. Some people say/think/believe/take it for granted that ② , while others hold that ③ .
④As far as I am concerned/Personally, I agree with the first/second view.The reasons are as follows.First，⑤there is an element of truth that follow that but ⑥ it doesn’t follow that . Therefore, ⑦ the first view doesn’t hold water/can not bear much analysis/can not stand up to close examination.
⑧ Therefore/In conclusion .