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[Fareed A] Writing Practice Test 104624

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 chart illustrates different percentages of consumers in the UK eating the daily advised portion of fruits and vegetables in the three years of 2002, 2006 and 2010.

Overall, The most committed people among children, women and men to the daily recommended portion were women, having the highest percentages in all three years. However, children had the least consuming percentages throughout the period. While men were in between.

In 2006 and 2010, both adult genders occupied the same percentage at 26%. On the contrary, women consumed the daily portion more in 2006 than men in 2002, at 32% and 22% respectively. The consuming percentage of children rose from 11% in 2002, to 18% in 2006, while it slightly decreased to 16% in 2010. Similarly for men and women, their percentages rose at first from 2002, at 22% for men and 25% for women, to 26% for men and 32% for women in 2006. When both amounts decreased also in 2010 leaving men at 24%, and women at 26%.

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.

In the past few years, the way families are formed changed shape, as well the duties of each member. These changes could be due to the new international laws and new lifestyles in different nations. Does these differences leave a positive or negative impact on societies? In my opinion, I believe that they did change the way we live to the better.

Nowadays, families tend to be fewer in numbers than before where everyone in the family is now participating economically for the sake of living together. The more awareness people have now a days about over population and its negative effects, did lead them to form smaller families where all adults can work. Not to forget the more difficult life became when competition kept rising between citizens in the markets. For instance in the past years, societies were able to start businesses and find jobs easily due to the low population levels. Therefore, providing food and shelter for a larger amount of family members was not an issue. While nowadays, it requires a lot for of looking for a bachelor graduate for example to find a career. Provided that opportunities slumped, couples tend to prefer forming small families where parents and their children when grown up can find jobs for a more lenient living.

Hence, these changes did actually make the market and the people's future slightly better. When there is not much than around four members in a family, their parents can actually provide a better education for their children and way of living where those children can actually enter the market and work when they grow up unlike the past years. Taking China as an example, when they did apply a law where families can have only one child back in 2007. This law did contribute in lowering the number of unemployed citizens from 70% to to 38% in four years. Since having less people to raise and pay on alongside them being able to contribute in the family's financial condition, societies can live better and escape poverty.

To conclude, changes happened to the family's structure alongside the members' roles whether they contribute or not financially, did cause a positive impact for the family's future and the way they live. I totally believe that these changes are positive and effective.


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Task 1(Overall)7.0
Task 2(Overall)7.0
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