Read the following exam question from part 2 of the writing paper.
You see this advertisement in an international student
Write an article
between 140 - 190 words.
The following example answer has not been divided into
paragraphs. Read it and divide it into 4 separate paragraphs. Think about:-
• The opening paragraph.
Young people in the town of Yawnington tend to go to the city
for entertainment. Is this because there’s nothing to do there, or is it the
attraction of the big city? Unfortunately, Yawnington’s youth club closed down
last year. It’s Saturday night disco was the only place where teenagers could
go to dance. Two pubs now have live music at weekends, although one of them
can be dangerous and often has live fighting! The cinema used to be popular,
but has recently been reopened as a bingo hall.Now that the youth club is
closed, the swimming pool and the park are the only two places where young
people can exercise. The park’s tennis courts are great for buying drugs, but
not very good for playing tennis. Besides, the nets have been stolen and the
courts are full of holes.To be honest, it’s understandable why teenagers go to
the city for entertainment. There isn’t much to do in Yawnington, and unless
the council invest in more facilities, It seems unlikely that the situation
An article must have an interesting
title. Choose the best title from the following list.
1. Cities are
usually better than small towns
2. An article about the activities
for young people in my area
3. Help! We’re losing our teenagers!
4. If you do not have a car, you
cannot go to the city
Remember the following points:
Things to Remember:
to add new words to your vocabulary lists!
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