Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write a short essay onthe following question. You should write at least 120 words but nomore than 180 words.Nowadays, food has become easier to prepare. Has this change improvedthe way people live?
参考范文： Food Preparation Methods Improve Our Lives
The twentieth century has brought with it many advances. With thoseadvances, human lives have changed dramatically. In some ways life is worse,but mostly it is better. Changes in food preparation methods, for example, haveimproved our lives greatly.
The convenience of preparing food today is amazing. Even stoves havegotten too slow for us. Microwave cooking is much easier. We can press a fewbuttons and a meal is completely cooked in just a short time. People used tospend hours preparing an oven-cooked meal, and now they can use that time forother better things~ Plus, there are all kinds of portable, prepackaged foods wecan buy. Heat them in the microwave in the office, and lunch at work is quickand easy.
Our life pace is fast, but people still like good food. New food preparationtechnology has given us more choices. Today, we can prepare food that is moreconvenient and of greater variety than ever before.