WRITING ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES ESSAY In your writing, you may be asked to write a composition on the advantages and disadvantages of subjects such as television, living in the country, and working abroad, use of mobiles…You must organize exactly what you are going to say before you write. Some of the language given below will help you.
Below is a composition on the advantages and disadvantages of living in the country. Fill! each of the numbered blanks with one of the following words or phrases. Try not to use the same expression twice.
Firs of all / Firstly
In a addition / Moreover / Furthermore
So /as a result / Therefore
However / On the other hand / In contrast
In conclusion / To sum up / On the whole
Living in the country is often the secret dream of certain city-dwellers.______________ (1), in reality it has both its advantages and disadvantages.
There are many advantages to living in the country. ____________________(2), one lo much closer to nature and can enjoy more peace and quiet.___________________ (3), life In the country is much slower and people tend to be more open and friendly. A further advantage is that there is much less traffic, and as a result it is much safer place to bring up young children.
___________________ (4), there are certain drawbacks to life outside the city._________________ (5), because there are fewer people, one has a smaller number of friends. __________________ (6), entertainment, particularly in the evening, is difficult to find. Furthermore, the fact that there are fewer shops and services often means that there are fewer employment opportunities.___________________ (7), one may have to travel long distances to work elsewhere, and this can be extremely expensive.
______________________(8), it can be seen that the country is more suitable for some than others___________ (9), it is often the best place for those who are retired or who have young children____________________ (10), young, single people who are following a career and who want some excitement are better provided for by life in the city.
Give each of the four paragraphs one of the following headings: Disadvantages, Advantages, Conclusion, Introduction.
Make a list of all the advantages and all of the disadvantages mentioned in the composition.
The following notes for a composition on the advantages and disadvantages of television are mixed up. Put the notes into two lists - one for advantages, one for disadvantages.