Describe something you make by yourself.
What the thing is?
How do you make it?
Why do you like it? Band 8.0+ Sample Answer I guess I could begin by saying something about what this thing is. In fact, I am not
that meticulous and patient therefore the things that I have created by myself can be counted on the fingers of one hand. However one thing that made me really
proud of is the kite that I made when I was 7 years old. In fact, it was also the very
first thing that I created all the parts from scratch. Another part worth mentioning
is the making process of this toy. Well, my kite had the shape of a diamond and
was made mainly of paper. Considering the fact that I had never done anything
like this before, it's not astonishing to say that I spent almost three days in a row to
complete just the fundamental parts. The first step was attaching paper to a
bamboo frame. Although this sounds quite simple, it was absolutely not as easy
as a piece of cake since I had to keep the balance for the kite. After that, it came
to the issue of assembling lots of colorful light weight pieces in order to make the
tail. The thorny part was ensuring the flying ability of the kite even when it was
attached with a long tail. Until now, I still remember the gorgeous feeling when I
completed the toy which was considered as a treasure back then. I guess this was
mainly because it gave me a sense on own achievement and pride whenever I
played with it or talked about it to my friends. In my childhood, the whole world was
just as simple and funny as a party to be thrown – like a famous singer said.
Meticulous (a): showing great attention to detail
Count something on the fingers of one hand (idiom): say that
something is really scarce
Start from scratch (idiom): start from the very first part
Fundamental (a): basic and important
In a row (idiom): continuously
Assemble (v): put together
Piece of cake (idiom): easy and not requires lots of effort
Thorny (a): very difficult
Ensure (v): to make sure
Gorgeous (a): very pleasant, beautiful and attractive
Throw a party (idiom): to hold, to arrange a party.