| #2 (permalink) Thu Nov 02, 2006 19:58 pm TOEFL essay sample: What qualities of a friend do you look
|Friendship of each personality with other people is one of THE social relationships, which are very complex and variable. Everyone loveS to have good friends and has his or her own opinion about the quality of such good friends. In my opinion, I prefer to have friends, who also have great willingness in having friends. Other good qualities of friends will be discovered afterwardS.
In is easy to understand that most people want to have friends, who are similar with/TO them. A school friend shares with you most of THE time in studying, in playing and such a friendship in many cases continues throughout your life. In the office, people work in teams and in order to get good outcomes, they should have good cooperation and understand each other. Especially, people prefer TO spend their free time with close and pleasant friends, with whom they can share their feelingS.
These qualities of a good friend can be obtained, but usually not in the first time you meet your partner. In many cases, times and some experiences is/ARE needed to be the basis of a friendship. For instance, after overcoming a trouble together is a good chance for people to make friendS. You also can have a friend after exchanging confidence with another person in order to help him or her in studying or in jobs. It seems that if you have the willingness to give before you want to receive, you will have good friends, who are also ready to help you.
Having good friendS is a big pleasure. From my personal experience, the most difficult step is the beginning. There are many good people around us, but we cannot know them from the very first glance, and it is more difficult to break down the "wall" between us in order to establish a new relationSHIP, the first basis of a friendship. The willingness IN having friends or the enthusiastic attitude in cooperating can help us in this beginning/INITIAL period. The only thing I want to have is their readiness in/TO HAVE having friendS.
So and so/EVENTUALLY, we will have chances to meet friends if we have the willingness in having/ARE WILLING TO HAVE friends and they have, too. Cooperation will help us to know THE other good qualities of each other. It is the key of/TO having friends with good qualities.
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