雅思口语Part One话题思路解析：Punctuality 准时/守时
How do you remind yourself to be on time?
The easiest thing for me to remind me to be punctual is to take some notes about what I am going to do. Sometimes, I will take a small notebook which is smaller than an iPhone 7 plus, because is not too big to carry. This portable notebook is really a helper for my life.
Why are some people always late?
I guess the main reason for this issue is that people don’t take the things so seriously, and they might think it’s not a big matter if they get late or get some punishment from it.
Do you think it is important to be punctual?
I really think it crucial for every one of us to be punctual, because it’s a matter of being professional and paying respect to others. You couldn’t imagine how terrible others might feel if you are poor in time management.
What will you do if you are waiting for someone?
Sometimes, I will take a Kindle with me. It is a small electronic device that can allow me to read wherever I stay. This article is from laokaoya website. This little thing helped me better utilize the time that might be wasted during the waiting.
Do you think people these days are as punctual as they were in the past?
No, I don’t think we are the same as people in the past for this matter. The booming development of technology has provided us a lot of things to do, like playing mobile phone games, watching TVs and so on, which kind of distracted our attention on finishing the most important things. So, people are less punctual because of those distractions.