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Alternatives for “good”: “good”的替换词
“I have a rewarding job.”
“My career has been satisfying for several reasons.”
“My time in Sydney has been rewarding。”
Q: Do you prefer to work for a large or small company?
A:“It is for this reason that I feel working for a large company is more satisfying than working for a small company.” 正式因为这样，我觉得在大公司工作要比在小公司工作更令人满意。
3. merit 优点，同义词benefit, advantages, …
“Thus, the argument that governments should be responsible for the diets and exercise levels of citizens holds merit.” 政府应该为饮食以及提升市民的运动水平的观点更有优势。
4. optimal 最适合的，最优的，最稀饭的
Q: At what time of the day are you most productive?
“My optimal work time is in the morning. It is when my mind is clearest and I can…” 我最喜欢的工作时间是早上。早上我的头脑最清醒。。。
Pie charts comparing the diets of older men in varying states of health.
“The second pie chart illustrates optimal weightings of fat, carbohydrates and protein for men aged 50 and older。” 第二张饼图描述的是50岁以及50岁以上男士的最适合的脂肪,碳水化合物和蛋白质的摄入量。
Alternatives for “faster/slower”: 更快/更慢的替换词
5. accelerate 加速
“The clubs I joined at university accelerated my studies.” 我大学时加入的那些俱乐部促进了我的学习。
“Careers in high tech are typically accelerated in my hometown as many young people engage internships at the nearby tech park.” 我家乡的高科技产业明显加速，越来越多的年轻人都在附近的科技园实习工作。
“Growth of laptop sales accelerated between 2002 and 2004.” 2002年到2004年笔记本电脑的销量加速上涨。
Young people learn more and at an accelerated speed through the use of technology. 年轻人学习和使用科技的速度越来越快了。
6. retard 减慢
“For example, libraries that do not electronically index their resources retard the rate at which a student can access information。” 比如说,图书馆不使用电子化索引会减慢学生获得资料的速度。
Alternatives for important/unimportant: 重要/不重要 的替换词
“The wedding planner we hired was a key individual for three reasons. Firstly, he was able to…” 我们雇的婚礼策划是一个很重要的人，有三个原因，第一，他可以。。。
How do you define a “hero”?
“I think integrity, kindness and honesty are key. To me, a hero is someone that does the right thing even when no one is looking.” 我认为正直，善良和诚实是最重要的。对我而言，英雄就是那些但没有任何人旁观的时候也会做正确的事情的人。
“A key feature of the diagram is the pause that occurs between the first and second halves of the paper making process.” 此图最重要的的一个特征就是在第一半和第二半造纸过程中出现的停顿。
8. chiefly 首要的
What do you think XXX will be most remembered for?
“I think XXX will be chiefly remembered for his contributions to science…” 我认为某某某被首先记住的原因是他对科学的贡献。
“For example, it has long been established that carbon dioxide emissions are chiefly responsible for global warming.” 例如，早就提到二氧化碳的释放是全球变暖的只要原因。
9. trivial 微小的
How central was the Internet to your studies at university? Internet对你的大学学习有何影响?
“To be honest, the role it played was quite trivial. I found the vast amount of my studying was done using the traditional resources found at the university library.” 老实说，互联网的影响很小。我绝大多数的学习都是在图书馆中传统的学习法。
(A pie chart comparing the impacts of various human activities have on the death rates of forest fauna. 上图对比的是不同人类活动对森林中的动植物的死亡率的影响。
“Although pesticides account for 43% of all fauna death rates, mortalities due to human activities at campsites reveal the comparatively trivial figure of 0.01%.” 杀虫剂占到了所有动植物死亡率的43%，而人类在野营地的活动造成的动植物死伤只占到微弱的0.01%。