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[Crystal L] Writing Practice Test 695152

Task 1

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.

Writing task 1

The table given presents six cities' data on the underground railway system. Overall, the oldest underground train system is London's while the youngest is Los Angeles. However, both Paris and Tokyo have the highest number of commuters per year.

The eldest underground subway is in London, with 394 km of route and 775 million passengers each year. A few decades later, in 1900, Paris established their own underground subway and managed to surpass London's number of commuters. Nevertheless, 27 years later Tokyo defeated Paris's yearly passengers with almost double of London's subway users.

In 1981, Kyoto follows Tokyo's steps and built its own underground train though it has the least number in both yearly travelers and the length of the route, only 11 km with 45 million travelers each year. The second country with the quickest route is Los Angeles with a slight difference in both aspects from Kyoto. Followed by Washington DC which was built in 1976 and has almost tripled Los Angeles's passengers.

Task 2

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.

Writing task 2

Kids nowadays are emphasized to be competitive in order for them to survive in their upcoming years of life. However, the society opined that it is more vital for parents to build their child's characteristics to be compatible with others for them to be impactful to their environment. I will explain both of these angles, equipped with my personal outlooks.

As we know, the population on earth is rocketing significantly and In order to succeed, individuals are required to have ambitions and fight for their positions with others. Shaping kids to be competitive is a great chioce as it helps them to always strive for the best. Schools and parents have been growing this characteristic in their adolescents by doing such activities, for instance, joining competitions or playing a racing game. The benefits of this could be seen when these kids grow up and started their career, or even earlier, for instance when they are enrolling to a top university.

On the other hand, it is also important to grow a sense of cooperation in kids. Humans are social creatures who must live with others, therefore socializing skills are required to have by children. Not only to live but also to be able to spread positive impacts to their surroundings. One of my juniors in high school is an extrovert who was super sociable. She loves lending a hand to others who needed help and easily adjust herself to her surroundings. Currently, she has a huge connection and are about to establish a charity organization with people who have different backgrounds.

In conclusion, encouraging adolescents to be ambitious is essential for their lives, However, I belive that parents should also taught their kids to cooperate and help other people.

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