一. 雅思口语考试中Lexical Resources 7的描述是这样的：
1. A range of vocabulary to talk about a wide variety in detail
2. Examples of uncommon words
3. Some use of idiomatic language
4. Some examples of collocation
5. Ability to successfully explain “vocabulary gaps”
6. Some vocabulary may still be used incorrectly
A．less common words:
red panda /firebox/lesser panda 小熊猫
poisonous snake /viper/venomous snake 毒蛇
For example：Do you like animals ?
A poor answer: Yes. I like animals. Especially dogs, they are so cute and clever. I love them so much.
A good answer: Well, that’s an interesting question. I used to take a fancy to domesticated ones, you know, canines and felines, that sort of thing. However, after having watched several videos about wildlife, I have been completely taken by these amazing creatures, to be more exact, I find leopards, crocodiles and rhinos so fascinating.
1. We should hang out.
(hang out: to spend a lot of time in a place or with some one.
How do you spend you spare time?
A poor answer: I play with my friends when I am free. We go shopping or play basketball together. We are very happy.注意：play with只能用于小孩之间或者人和动物之间，如果大人用之间用play with就有不好的含义。
Answer B: Well, when I can leave everything behind, I always hang out with a bunch of my buddies. We prefer places like pubs, Karaoke rooms, discos that sort of places. We usually have a terrific time.
2．There is only one thing matters.
matter=to be important
Q: Is family important to you?
A: Absolutely. It matters to me the most. Family is just like a shelter when it is storming outside. It gives a sense of belonging. I won’t trade it with anything.
3. Behold Tailong.
behold=be see or be look at
应用：When you are walking along the Bund, the new building- Global Financial Centre is an incredible sight to behold.
4.Don’t get him mad.=Don’t make him mad.
应用：Describe a family member’s personality.
My mom is a good-tempered lady. Even sometimes I made some mistakes; she never got mad at me.
5. Suck.=be bad
Q: Is there anything you don’t like about your school?
A: Well, honestly, food in our College Dining Hall sucks. The taste is one thing, and hygiene in it is another big problem. Once, a dead fly was lying in my soup. I almost threw up .
Q: Do you like your school life?
A: I must say it’s awesome. You know what; I am getting the education I wanted. Besides, I made several really nice friends. Every day is full of excitement.
7. I was born ready.=It is in the blood.
Q: Why did you choose your major?
A: When I was young, I was dreaming of becoming an artist. They say I was born creative and talented. So now I am working on my dream and studying Fashion Design.
8．Let go. =give up
Describe a teacher.
The teacher always told me the right thing to do. He once said there are always things you can’t control over; we had to let go of them. So we could enjoy our life better. But we do have to have a faith in ourselves. You should give up so easily unless you really did everything you could.
9. big fan
Q: Do you like music?
A: Absolutely. I am really into Rock ‘n Roll. I have been a big of Linkin Park for a long time. They are amazing. Their songs are always hot.
10. I’ve had a long and disappointing day.
Q: What do you usually relax?
A: You know My life is always stressful. Sometimes when I’ve had a long and disappointing day, I will telephone my best friend and have a heart to heart chat.
11． Even mantis has this little thingies.
You need a thingy when you open a bottle of red wine.
例如：One of the major problems with shopping online is there are loads of err…what is called…”
12. We were no match for his nerve attack.
Q: Who is your favourite singer?
A: As I see it, there is no one that can match for Michael Jackson’s talent and popularity before, though he is not doing well recently.
1. Never before had a panda been so feared and so loved.
应用：Never before had a basketball star so admired and respected.
2. You don’t know how long I’ve been waiting for this moment.
应用: I’ve been waiting for this opportunity for a long time.
I’ve been studying English for years.
3.Can you imagine me making tofu?
应用：I can’t imagine living a life without friends.
4. Wugui may have picked you.
应用： I may have chosen a wrong path. Only time can tell.
5. If I didn’t know better, I’d say he was trying to get rid of me.
应用：If I were him, I would work harder.
6.Shifu loved Tailong like he hasn’t loved anyone before.
应用：My mother loves me like she has never loved anyone before.
8. I wish my mouth were/was bigger.
应用：I wish life was easier for me.
9. It’s time I told you something I should have told you a long time ago.
should have done本该做 但是没有做
应用：I should have told her my true feelings.
1. Demons of demon mountains
2. Heroic heroes
3. Legend tells of a legendary warrior
4. witty kitty’s tail
5. I only see the paintings of that painting.
6. sneaky snake