[cocotsa] Writing Practice Test 71533
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The bar chart below gives information about vehicle ownership in China.
Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information.
You should write at least 150 words.
The bar chart illustrates the numbers of cars Chinese owned from 1987 to 1999.
Overall, owning a car has become significantly common in China when compared to 12 years ago. It is also noticeable that car ownership in China grown significantly in the last 4 years the period covered.
In 1987, there were only about 250 thousand cars in China. In the following six years, Chinese vehicle ownership has experienced a gradual increase by approximately 500 thousand, to almost 1 million private cars by 1993. The figures were four times more than that in 1987.
In addition, in 1995, the number of vehicle jumped considerably and reached nearly 2 million, which was double that of the figure in 1993. After that, the number of vehicles in China rose by 1 million in 1997 to close to 3 million, and finally, the figure soared continuously to just over 4 million by 1999.
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Write about the following topic.
Rich countries should allow jobs for skilled and knowledgeable employees who are from poor countries. Do you agree or disagree?
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
You should write at least 250 words.
Nowadays, it has become a trend that the affluent nations to accept foreigners, who are proven capable and knowledgeable to a job, to enter the countries, regardless of their nationalities. This essay agrees that the rich should offer a chance to the poor to gain a job and hence improve their quality of living. Firstly, this essay will talk about how the companies in the rich nations can benefit from employing the competent foreigners and secondly, it will discuss about how the decision can assist the poverty.
First of all, it is commonly believed that the skills and knowledge that the oversea employees bring are beneficial to the local companies in developed nations. Although some people might argue that employees from other countries are stealing job opportunity from the locals, the advantages of hiring them can outweigh this disadvantage with no doubt. For example, Canada, a country where they adopt a foreign workers welcoming policy, has become prosperous and affluent in the last ten years. This benefit helps the local companies to grow in a larger extend and therefore, boost the local economy and the society.
Secondly, the living standard of the poverty can be improved by getting a job in oversea, and more importantly, the salary package offered is often much more attractive than in the developing nations. It is also mutually agreed that the developed countries usually have the responsibility to assist the developing countries, because of human rights and the fact that we are living in the global village, and we ought to help our neighbourhood. Moreover, while the poor study and work hardly to shape themselves as a professional and experienced candidates, they deserve an opportunity to gain a better life.
In conclusion, allowing employees who are from poor countries to work in affluent countries is completely justified, because their knowledge and experience facilitate the local companies to prosper, and it provides a chance for the poor to improve their quality of life.