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[Saad K] Writing Practice Test 50651

Task 1

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

Percentage of UK people who consumed daily recommended amount of fruit and vegetable in 2002, 2006 and 2010.

Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.

You should write at least 150 words.

Writing Task 1

The bar graph illustrates the suggested daily quantity of fruits and vegetables eaten by men, women and children in the United Kingdom in 2002,2006,2010.

Overall maximum consumption of fruits and vegetableswas seen in 2010 as compared to the year 2002. Amongst the categories, women consumed the most amount in every year. 

In 2002, men and women had almost the similar intake with the difference being only 3% between them. This curve gradually increased and peaked in 2006. Here women showed the most significant change with an increase of 7% and then later decreased to a figure similar to the one in 2002.

Children showed the least intake amongst the 3 caregories at 11% in 2002. This number gradually increased and peaked to 18% in 2006 and remained almost the same in 2010.

Task 2

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.

In recent years, the family structure has changed, as well as family roles. What are the changes occurring? Do you think these changes are positive or negative?

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience. 

You should write at least 250 words.

Nowadays, an alteration in the household compisition  and the role that each member plays is clearly evident. The main change is seen in the size of the family and in responsibilities of a family member. This change is far more better than the previously held family ideals and structures.

The most noticable change is in the number of family members. Nowadays, people prefer to have only one child and stay nuclear. This is mainly due to the increase in cost of living , health and education. Another change , can be seen in the roles that family members play. Earlier on it was thought that it was the job/responsibility of the female to do household chores and uprbing the young. This view has changed. It is interesting to know that a recent study conducted showed that there is an increase in the number of stay at home dads who do the bove while women are the ones who earn money for thr household. Therefore, a paradigm shift has been seen in terms of structure and roles.

In contrast, ideals held by previous generations , with regards to family , has seen a massive change in ideology and has positively impacted households. Women who were previously confined to houses and chores can now be free to chase their dreams and fulfil their ambition, whilst not being looked down by society. In a survey conducted recently, families where men and women expressed these new views showed they had happier and long lasting marriges.

To conclude, recently there has been a change in the way families are organised and structured, mainly in terms of their day to day roles and size. In my opinion there is a postive change.


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Task 2(Overall)8.0
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