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WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTs

SET 1
• Family and social life • Travel and tourism

SET 2
• People • Health, Sport

Choose one of the topics below and write a description of 200–250 words.

Choose one of the topics below and write a review of 200–250 words.

1. Describe a person who always manages to break the ice with people thanks to his/her exceptional communication skills. 2. Describe a person you are on the same wavelength with who could be your ideal travel companion.

1. Write a review of a book, a play or a film whose character is a positive role model to many people. 2. Write a review of a book which tells the story of someone struggling with his/her addiction.

SET 3
• Work • School

SET 4
• Shopping and services • Culture

Choose one of the topics below and write a story of 200–250 words.

Choose one of the topics below and write an essay of 200–250 words.

1. Write a story about a real or a fictional event that happened to somebody when he/ she was a child and had a great impact on the person’s decision about his/her future job. 2. Write a story about an amusing event, real or fictional, which happened to you while you were at school.

1. Shopping in shopping centres has become a way of spending one’s free time. Write a for-and-against essay presenting the advantages and disadvantages of this trend. 2. More and more artists are releasing their records or books on their own without the help of publishing or recording companies. Write a for-and-against essay presenting the advantages and disadvantages of this trend.

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WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTs

SET 5
• Science and technology • Food

SET 6
• Home • Nature and environment

Follow the instructions and do one of the tasks.

Follow the instructions and do one of the tasks.

1. These days more and more people are using the Internet to promote their art. Write a for-and-against essay presenting the advantages and disadvantages of this strategy. Your essay should have 200–250 words. 2. Describe a real or a fictional event connected with preparing or eating a meal. Finish it with the words: ‘I will never forget that event’. The description should have 200–250 words.

1. You have read an article in a magazine. The author of the article thinks that everybody should move house at least two or three times in their life. Write a letter to the editor of the magazine. • Say why you are writing the letter and when the article was published. • Say whether you agree with the author or not and present your opinion. • Provide two arguments supporting your point of view. • Ask the editor to publish the article and encourage the readers to express their views. 2. You have read an article in an English magazine. The author of the article thinks that these days fewer people get involved in helping homeless animals. Write a letter to the editor of the magazine. • Say why you are writing the letter and when the article was published. • Say whether you agree or disagree with the author and present your opinion. • Provide two arguments supporting your point of view. • Ask the editor to publish the article and encourage the readers to express their views.

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