[Adithya V Bandari] Writing Practice Test 597592
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The table below gives information about the underground railway systems in six cities.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
You should write at least 150 words.
The table elucidates the information of Underground Railway Systems across six different cities. The various cities are London, Paris, Tokyo, Washington DC, Kyoto and, Los Angles. Additionally, we can notice the data of inaugurated years, Length of route, and the number of passengers traveled per year.
London is the first city to inaugurate this underground railway and it holds the longest route and Los Angeles is the most recent city to start. While most numbers of passengers traveled are from Tokyo and the least number are from Kyoto because of the smaller length of the route.
London is the first city to start this underground railway system in the year 1863 and it has the longest route compared to other systems with 394 km. Paris is the city to be followed next, opened in the year 1900 with the length of 199 km. In 1927 Tokyo started this Underground railway system with 155km. Washington DC started its underground railways in 1976 with 126 km, Kyoto in 1981, and the most recent one is LOS angles in the year 2001. The smallest length of the route is Kyoto with just 11 km and Los Angles with 28 km.
Tokyo has more number passengers per year with 1927 million and Kyoto has the lowest number of passengers because of its smaller length. The second-best number in Paris with 1191 million, London city passengers are 775, Washington with 144 Los Angles with 50 million respectively.
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Write about the following topic:
Some people think that a sense of competition in children should be encouraged. Others believe that children who are taught to co-operate rather than compete become more useful adults.
Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
You should write at least 250 words.
The children are tender buds of society they should be dealt with atmost care. In modern days, life is running too fast and competition across different aspects is increasing gradually. There is an argument that competitional spirit in the children should be enhanced whereas some speak opposite that children should inculcate co-operation and teamwork. The different aspects of co-operation and competition are discussed further in this essay.
Competitive nature should be increased among children to counter various situations of life. The increase of competitive spirit right from childhood makes them easier in the adult stage to prove themselves best in their field. The competition among children improves their hard work and ability to counter the situation. For example, in a running race, every child gives their best to win this because of competition among their peers. We know children do not like losing, the competitive spirit inspires and drives them to push harder to achieve their targets.
Co-operation is also a necessary factor that every child should be taught. In team works and group activities co-operation ability plays a vital role, one must learn how to co-operate each other and work for the results together. The self-esteemed nature may cause difficulties in children. The co-operation nature helps further in their life when they work as a group in an organization. For example, a manager must have high co-operation skills as he should deal with his hierarchy and employees with utter gratitude.
In conclusion, after gauging both factors both competition spirit and co-operation is necessary for their life. The more competitive spirit in a child puts more pressure on a child and leads to mental health issues. Due to extreme co-operation, the child can be fooled and taken for granted by their peers. So one must learn to balance these aspects and try to use them according to situations