雅思口语part2话题卡：Describe an argument two of your friends had 描述你的两个朋友之间的争论（朋友的争执）
该题难度系数适中，如果你自己没有看到过别人争论事情，那么，把自己的遭遇换成他人也可以。毕竟我们生活中难免会和朋友发生意见不合的情况。但是，同学们要理解argument这个单词的含义。在柯林斯词典中是这样定义的：An argument is a statement or set of statements that you use in order to try to convince people that your opinion about something is correct. 也就是说，它不能仅仅是吵架（quarrel）而是要带有statement（有观点的陈述）来驳倒对方的观点。只要做到这一点，就不用担心是否跑题了。老烤鸭建议大家先看题目自我口头作答，然后再参考老烤鸭的原创范文进行学习。
Describe an argument two of your friends had
You should say:
When it happened
What it was about
How it was solved
And how you felt about it
I’d like to share with you an argument my friends had last year when we were having a gathering meal at a hot-pot restaurant.
The argument was about whether God exists or not. It was the hardest question for me. You know, both of my friends were quite into philosophy, so they somehow picked up this topic.
They were smart and had good reasoning and logic but when it came to this topic, it seemed that neither of them could convince each other easily. You know, this article is from Laokaoya website, they had totally different academic backgrounds. One studied history and the other concentrated on biochemistry and literally used up all the expertise they had as rebuttals.
They kept presenting reasoning and arguments until the restaurant was closed. It seemed that there was no evidence that could solve the problem otherwise they would become the saints of the world in history. For me, it was like a chicken and egg issue. We might never know until someday our civilization evolves at a higher level that can tackle all the unknown things of the universe.
But, anyway, I was appreciative that I could listen to them arguing. It gave me an opportunity to ponder on those ideological and philosophical perspectives of our lives. We don’t just live to eat, but we also live to think. And that makes our lives more meaningful.
Part 3 追加问题
Do you think arguments are important?
What do family members usually have arguments about?
Is it easier for you to have arguments with your family or with your friends?
Do you think people should change the way they think when having arguments?