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WRITING – B1

Check for the following:


Organization & cohesion 4 points
Language accuracy 6 points
Content 10 points
Range of vocabulary 6 points
Register 4 points

1. In about 150 words / 15 lines write a narrative essay about an unforgettable week-end you
spent with your family. Use the following plan:
• When and where you went.
• What you and your family did there.
• The people you met there.
• What impressed you most.

2. In about 150 words / 15 lines write about a concert you once attended. Make sure to include
these ideas:
• Who sang, where and when?
• Describe the performers and what they performed.
• What did you think of the performers and the concert as a whole?

3. In about 150 words / 15 lines write about the holiday of your dreams. Include ideas like:
• Would you like to go alone or with your friends?
• What time of the year would you prefer?
• What activities do you have in mind for your holiday?
• Do you want to learn something out of your holiday or just relax?

4. In about 150 words / 15 lines write a letter to a friend. You’re telling him/her what it would be
like for him/her to come visit you on holiday. Follow the plan provided below.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph1: tell him/her how you think things like food, weather and what you spend your time doing
will be different from his/her native place
Paragraph 2: give some advice about what clothes and other things he/she might need
Paragraph 3: suggest some special activities you might do if he/she wants to
Paragraph 4: tell him/her how much you are looking forward to seeing him/her.
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,

5. In about 150 words / 15 lines write about your school. Follow the plan provided below.
Paragraph 1: Write about number of classrooms, students, teachers
Paragraph 2; things you like and dislike,
Paragraph 3: things that you would like to change etc.
Paragraph 4: your feelings, recommendation
6. In about 150 words / 15 lines write about your best friend. Follow the plan provided below.
Paragraph 1: how you met
Paragraph 2: what you have in common, what he/she is like
Paragraph 3: describe the way he/she looks
Paragraph 4: what you like about him/her, why he/she is your best friend etc.
7. In about 150 words / 15 lines write about the most beautiful place you have ever seen.
Follow the plan provided below.
Paragraph 1: name, location
Paragraph 2: how you got there and who you were with
Paragraph 3; what it was like
Paragraph 4: why it impressed you so much, feelings, recommendation

8. In about 150 words / 15 lines write about a place that you would like to visit in the future.
Follow the plan provided below.
Paragraph 1: name, location
Paragraph 2: what it is known for, why you chose it
Paragraph 3: what you plan to do there
Paragraph 4: feelings, recommendation

9. In about 150 words / 15 lines write about your favourite television show. Follow the plan
provided below.
Paragraph 1: title, time when it is on, on what TV channel it is on
Paragraph 2: how many hours it lasts, how long you have been watching it
Paragraph 3: what it is about
Paragraph 4: recommendation

10. In about 150 words / 15 lines write a letter to a pen-friend in another country. Follow the
plan provided below. Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph1: state the reason for writing and introduce yourself
Paragraph 2: describe yourself – age, appearance etc
Paragraph 3: your hobbies, interests
Paragraph 4: questions for your pen-friend, closing remarks
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

11. In about 150 words / 15 lines write a postcard to an English friend about the place you went
to on your last holiday. Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph1: name of the place, location, how you got there, who you are with
Paragraph 2: the weather, accomodation
Paragraph 3: things you have done so far, plans for the rest of the time spent there
Paragraph 4: feelings, recommendation
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark
12. In about 150 words / 15 lines write about your future carrier according to the following plan.
Paragraph 1: state the job and the reasons for choosing it.
Paragraph 2: profile and qualifications needed
Paragraph 3: personal qualities
Paragraph 4: conclusion

13. Write about your next door neighbour (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: name of the person and when you met him/her
Paragraph 2: his/her physical appearance
Paragraph 3: his/her personality characteristics and exemplification
Paragraph 4: your feelings about him/her

14. Compare your home town to one you liked best. (150 words/15 lines). Use the following plan
Paragraph 1: introduce the two cities.
Paragraph 2: compare by stating similarities and differencies.
Paragraph 3: state which you like more.
Paragraph 4: summerize the features.

15. Describe your pet dog (150 words/15 lines). Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: what a dog is like and good for
Paragraph 2: describe your dog (breed, hight, weight, colour)
Paragraph 3: describe your feelings towards the dog and its personality
Paragraph 4: summarize the characteristics of your dog

16. Describe footbal or another game as your favourite sport (150 words/15 lines). Use the
following plan.
Paragraph 1: introduce the game (name, number of players, place)
Paragraph 2: describe the game (rules, ecquipment)
Paragraph 3: state why you prefer it
Paragraph 4: give a short summary

17. You and some friends of yours went on a trip some time ago. Describe the trip in 150
words/15 lines. Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: when and where you went
Paragraph 2: what the atmosphere was like
Paragraph 3: what you did during the trip
Paragraph 4: how you felt

18. Describe a place with its historical background (150 words/15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: give the name and the geographical position
Paragraph 2: describe its historical background
Paragraph 3: describe it as it is now
Paragraph 4: give your opinion about the place
19. Write an informal letter to an English-speaking friend (150 words/15 lines). Use the following
plan.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: start the letter (thank your friend for his/her letter, apologise for not
having written back sooner)
Paragraph 2: give news and information
Paragraph 3: ask for news
Paragraph 4: end the letter (give your regards to his/her parents and ask him/her to write soon)
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

20. Describe your deskmate (150 words/15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name of the person and meeting place;
Paragraph 2: his/her physical appearance;
Paragraph 3: personality characteristics and examples;
Paragraph 4: your feeling about him/her.

21. Give your opinion on shopping before Christmas (150 words/15 lines). Use the following
plan:
Paragraph 1: choosing the shopping place
Paragraph 2: short description of the shopping place
Paragraph 3: what impressed you in the shopping place
Paragraph 4: how you felt about shopping there

22. Write about your pet or a pet you would like to have (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following
plan:
Paragraph 1: what the pet looks like.
Paragraph 2: reasons for having a pet
Paragraph 3: possible disadvantages (they are expensive; they need a lot of care, etc.)
Paragraph 4: thoughts and feelings

23. Write a letter to a penfriend describing a birthday (150 words/15 lines). Use the following
plan.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: people that came (number, presents or food brought);
Paragraph 2: describe their clothes;
Paragraph 3: describe how they behaved;
Paragraph 4: your impression.
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark
24. Describe one of your worst day on a holliday (150 words/15 lines). Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: scene (weather, place, time);
Paragraph 2: steps leading to the event;
Paragraph 3: the main event (people, atmosphere);
Paragraph 4: consequences and your feelings/comments.

25. Write a description of the town/village where you live (150 words/15 lines). Use the following
plan:
Paragraph 1: give background information (its name, what sort of place it is, where it is)
Paragraph 2: describe the place in detail (sporting facilities, shopping, entertainment)
Paragraph 3: give your opinion of the place, feelings, recommendation

26. Write a letter to a new pen-friend who lives in another country (150 words / 15 lines). Use
the following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: reasons for writing.
Paragraph 2: describe yourself: age, height, etc.
Paragraph 3: write about your hobbies, interests.
Paragraph 4: ask for information about your pen friend.
Paragraph 5: closing remarks: express your hope to continue writing to each other.
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

27. Write a description of a birthday party you attended some time ago (150 words/15 lines).
Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: what the occasion was
Paragraph 2: what the atmosphere was like
Paragraph 3: what the people were like
Paragraph 4: how you felt about the party

28. You and some friends of yours went on a trip some time ago. Describe the trip in 150
words/15 lines. Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: when and where you went
Paragraph 2: what the atmosphere was like
Paragraph 3: what you did during the trip
Paragraph 4: how you felt

29. Write about a hobby of yours (150 words/15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: what the hobby is; when and why you started this form of recreation
Paragraph 2: describe it in detail
Paragraph 3: what advantages it has for you
Paragraph 4: how it makes you feel
30. You have just returned from an exciting trip. Write a letter to a friend, in about 150 words/15
lines, telling him/her all about it. Use the following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: write your opening remarks
Paragraph 2: write about the trip in detail
Paragraph 3: write your closing remarks
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

31. Describe your favourite actor/actress. Write 150 words/15 lines. Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: who the actor/actress is and the reason for choosing him/her
Paragraph 2: what he/she looks like
Paragraph 3: what she/he has done that is worth mentioning
Paragraph 4: your feelings and thoughts about the actor/actress

32. Write a description of the most impressive moment of your school days (150 words/15
lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: what the occasion was
Paragraph 2: what happened and what impressed you
Paragraph 3: what the atmosphere was like
Paragraph 4: how you felt about the occasion

33. Describe a place you like very much. Write 150 words/15 lines. Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: its name and location, reason for choosing it
Paragraph 2: main aspects in detail
Paragraph 3: things to see / do
Paragraph 4: your feelings about the place and / or recommendations

34. Describe an important event in your life (150 words/15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: what the event was; when and where it happened
Paragraph 2: how it developed
Paragraph 3: feelings and emotions you experienced throughout the event
Paragraph 4: your opinion of it

35. Describe a place, real or imaginary, which has a story behind it (150 words/15 lines). Use
the following plan:
Paragraph 1: give background information (its name, what sort of place it is, where it is)
Paragraph 2: describe the place in detail
Paragraph 3: present the story behind the place (what happened and when)
Paragraph 4: give your opinion of the place
36. Write a description of a birthday party (150 words/15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: when and where you organised the party
Paragraph 2: what preparations you made for the event;
Paragraph 3: the people present; the gifts you received
Paragraph 4: how you felt; your opinion of the party

37. Describe your most prized possession (150 words/15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: what the object is;
Paragraph 2.how you obtained it;
Paragraph 3 why it is so valuable to you
Paragraph 4: describe it in detail
Paragraph 5: your feelings and opinion of it

38. Imagine you are on holiday at the seaside. Write a letter to a friend using the plan
below. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: location and accommodation
Paragraph 2: weather, sights, and activities
Paragraph 3: specific food, local people
Paragraph 4: your plans for the rest of the holiday
Paragraph 5: what you think of the place, feelings and recommendation
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

39. Write a letter (or email) to a pen friend about yourself using the plan below. Write
about 150 words / 15 lines.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: name, city, country
Paragraph 2: age, appearance
Paragraph 3: family members – names, looks, character
Paragraph 4: interests, hobbies, likes and dislikes
Paragraph 5: questions for your pen friend
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

40. Describe a place in your country, saying what a visitor could see and do there and why it is a
good choice for tourists. Follow the plan provided below. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Paragraph 1: name, location
Paragraph 2: sights to see, things to do
Paragraph 3: nightlife, restaurants,
Paragraph 4: special characteristics: local people, food
Paragraph 5: comments, recommendation
41. Describe a famous historic building you have visited. Follow the plan provided
below. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Paragraph 1: name, location, special features
Paragraph 2: historical facts
Paragraph 3: description of the exterior
Paragraph 4: description of the interior
Paragraph 5: recommendation

42. Describe your best friend (use the name Carol). Follow the plan provided below.
Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Paragraph 1: name, where/when you met
Paragraph 2: appearance
Paragraph 3: personality
Paragraph 4: hobbies, interests, likes and dislikes
Paragraph 5: your feelings, comments about him/her

43. Write about an interesting celebration you attended. Follow the plan provided below.
Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Paragraph 1: name, time, place of the event
Paragraph 2: reason for celebrating
Paragraph 3: preparations before the event
Paragraph 4: the event itself
Paragraph 5: feelings, general remarks

44. Describe a restaurant where you went. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Paragraph 1: name of the place, location, occasion and who you went with
Paragraph 2: good and bad points about the food and prices
Paragraph 3: good and bad points about the service
Paragraph 4: good and bad points about the atmosphere
Paragraph 5: comments, suggestions, and recommendations

45. Write a letter to a friend to tell him/her about an unpleasant incident that happened
to you, using the plan below. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: reason for writing
Paragraph 2: details about the incident: place, time, people involved
Paragraph 3: succession of events
Paragraph 4: what happened after the incident
Paragraph 5: present situation, feelings
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark
46. Write a letter to a friend to tell him/her about a happy event that happened to you,
using the plan below. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Start your letter like this
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: reason for writing
Paragraph 2: details about the event: place, time, weather, people involved
Paragraph 3: succession of events
Paragraph 4: what happened after the event
Paragraph 5: present situation, feelings
End your letter like this:
Best wishes, Mark

47. Write a letter to a friend to tell him/her about a happy event that happened to you,
using the plan below. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Start your letter like this
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: reason for writing
Paragraph 2: details about the event: place, time, weather, people involved
Paragraph 3: succession of events
Paragraph 4: what happened after the event
Paragraph 5: present situation, feelings
End your letter like this:
Best wishes, Mark

48. Write a letter (or email) to invite a friend to your party using the plan below. Write
about 150 words / 15 lines.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: greeting, reason for writing
Paragraph 2: when, where the party takes place
Paragraph 3: details about the party: type, people coming, food, clothes
Paragraph 4: directions to the location of the party
Paragraph 5: closing remarks
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

49. Describe a cinema in your town using the plan provided below. Write about 150
words / 15 lines.
Paragraph 1: when you went, who with, weather
Paragraph 2: name of the cinema, location, access
Paragraph 3: good and bad points about the quality of facilities: screen, sound system,
Refreshments, atmosphere
Paragraph 4: good and bad points about prices, compared with the quality of the service offered
Paragraph 5: conclusion, comments, suggestions, and recommendations

50. Write an article about your daily routine following the plan provided below. Write
about 150 words / 15 lines.
Paragraph 1: introduce yourself: name, age, where you live
Paragraph 2: your programme in the morning
Paragraph 3: your programme in the afternoon
Paragraph 4: your programme in the evening
Paragraph 5: how you feel at the end of the day

51. Write a letter to a friend who has recently got married. (150 words/ 15 lines). Use the
following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Pam,
Paragraph 1: opening remarks, reasons for writing
Paragraph 2: ask about ceremony
Paragraph 3: ask about plans for the future
Paragraph 4: closing remarks
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Sally.

52. Describe an outstanding celebration you attended in your town / village. (150 words / 50
lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name/time/place of event
Paragraph 2: preparation before the event
Paragraph 3: the event itself
Paragraph 4: feelings/general remarks

53. Describe a holiday place in your country (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name, location, reasons for choosing the place
Paragraph 2: sights to see, things to do
Paragraph 3: entertainment, night life
Paragraph 4: comments/recommendation(s)

54. Write the description of an eccentric person (real or imaginary). (150 words / 15 lines). Use
the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name of person, when, where, how you met her/him
Paragraph 2: physical appearance and clothes
Paragraph 3: personal qualities and justification(s), examples
Paragraph 4: comments and feelings about the person

55. Write the description of an object you cannot live without. (150 words / 15 lines). Use the
following plan:
Paragraph 1: name the object, how you got it
Paragraph 2: detailed description of the item
Paragraph 3: sentimental value attached, use
Paragraph 4: feelings/general remarks
56. Describe a visit to a museum of your choice. (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: location of building, reasons for choosing it
Paragraph 2: description of specific details, displays
Paragraph 3: personal feelings or reactions about the place
Paragraph 4: closing remarks

57. Write a letter to a friend accepting an invitation to a New Year’s Eve party. (150 words / 15
lines). Use the following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Jack,
Paragraph 1: opening remarks, reasons for writing
Paragraph 2: give details of your travel arrangements
Paragraph 3: ask about arrangements for the party
Paragraph 4 : closing remarks
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Nigel.

58. Describe the graduation party you and your class/schoolmates attended. (150 words / 50
lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name/time/place of event
Paragraph 2: preparation before the event
Paragraph 3: the event itself
Paragraph 4: feelings/general remarks

59. Describe a country you would like to visit (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name, location
Paragraph 2: sights to see, things to do
Paragraph 3: entertainment, night life
Paragraph 4: comments/recommendation

60. Write the description of a favourite relative of yours. (150 words / 15 lines). Use the
following plan:
Paragraph 1: name of person, relation to him/her
Paragraph 2: physical appearance
Paragraph 3: personal qualities and justification(s), examples
Paragraph 4: comments and feelings about the person

61. Write the description of an object of sentimental value for your family. (150 words / 15
lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name object, how your family got it
Paragraph 2: detailed description of the item
Paragraph 3: sentimental value attached, use
Paragraph 4: feelings/general remarks
62. Describe a visit to the local Zoo. (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: location of place, general presentation
Paragraph 2: description of specific details
Paragraph 3: personal feelings or reactions about the place
Paragraph 4: closing remarks

63. You have just returned from the holiday of your dreams. Write a letter to a friend telling him/
her about it. (150 words / 15 lines) Use the following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Ashley,
Paragraph 1: place/ how you got there
Paragraph 2: how you prepared for it
Paragraph 3: what you did/ visited there
Paragraph 4: comments and feelings/ wishes
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Frank

64. Write the description of an object you are very attached to. (150 words / 15 lines)
Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: name object, how you got it
Paragraph 2: detailed description of the object
Paragraph 3: sentimental value, use
Paragraph 4: feelings/ general remarks

65. Write a letter to a friend describing your new English teacher. (150 words / 15
lines) Use the following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Ashley,
Paragraph 1: name/ reason for changing teacher
Paragraph 2: physical appearance and clothes
Paragraph 3: personal qualities and justification (s), examples
Paragraph 4: comments and feelings about the person
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Frank

66. Describe a character from your favourite novel / short story. (150 words / 15 lines)
Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: name/ reason for being your favourite character
Paragraph 2: physical appearance and clothes
Paragraph 3: personal qualities and justification (s), examples
Paragraph 4: comments and feelings about the person
67. Write a letter to a friend telling him/ her about your first day at high school. (150
words / 15 lines) Use the following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Ashley,
Paragraph 1: name/ short description of high school
Paragraph 2: description of classroom and classmates
Paragraph 3: personal feelings and reactions about the place and people
Paragraph 4: closing remarks
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Frank

68. Describe your favourite uncle/ aunt. (150 words / 15 lines) Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: name/ reason for being your favourite uncle/ aunt
Paragraph 2: physical appearance and clothes
Paragraph 3: personal qualities and justification (s), examples
Paragraph 4: comments and feelings about the person

69. Describe the house of your dreams. (150 words / 15 lines) Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: place/ surroundings
Paragraph 2: detailed description of the house
Paragraph 3: personal feelings and reactions about the place
Paragraph 4: closing remarks

70. Describe a show you have been to. (150 words / 15 lines) Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: place/ how you got there
Paragraph 2: how you prepared for it
Paragraph 3: what you did there
Paragraph 4: comments and feelings/ wishes

71. You have just returned from a trip. Write a letter to a friend telling him/ her about
it. (150 words / 15 lines) Use the following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Ashley,
Paragraph 1: place/ how you got there
Paragraph 2: how you prepared for it
Paragraph 3: what you did/ visited there
Paragraph 4: comments and feelings/ wishes
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Frank
72. Write the description of your favourite town in Romania. (150 words / 15 lines)
Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: name the town, reasons for being the favourite one
Paragraph 2: detailed description of the town
Paragraph 3: sentimental value, use
Paragraph 4: feelings/ general remarks

73. Write a letter to a foreign friend telling him / her about a winter tradition in your
country. (150 words / 15 lines) Use the following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Ashley,
Paragraph 1: name the tradition, reasons for being your favourite one
Paragraph 2: detailed description of the tradition
Paragraph 3: sentimental value, significance
Paragraph 4: feelings/ general remarks
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Frank

74. Write a letter to a foreign friend telling him / her about life in the countryside in
Romania. (150 words / 15 lines) Use the following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Ashley,
Paragraph 1: place/ general presentation
Paragraph 2: detailed description
Paragraph 3: sentimental value
Paragraph 4: feelings/ general remarks
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Frank

75. Write a letter to a friend describing your mother. (150 words / 15 lines) Use the
following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Ashley,
Paragraph 1: name/ short introduction
Paragraph 2: physical appearance, likes, dislikes
Paragraph 3: personal qualities and justification (s), examples of hobbies
Paragraph 4: comments and feelings about the person
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Frank
76. Imagine you are on a trip abroad. Write a letter to a friend using the plan below.
Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: location and accommodation
Paragraph 2: weather, sights, and activities
Paragraph 3: specific food, local people
Paragraph 4: your plans for the rest of the trip
Paragraph 5: what you think of the place, feelings and recommendation
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

77. Write about your next-door neighbour (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name of the person and when you met him/her;
Paragraph 2: his/her physical appearance;
Paragraph 3: his/her personality characteristics and exemplification;
Paragraph 4: your feelings about him/her.

78. Describe your native town or village. Write about 150 words / 15 lines. Use the plan provided
below.
Paragraph 1: location and accommodation
Paragraph 2: weather, sights, and activities
Paragraph 3: specific food, local people
Paragraph 4: what you think of the place, feelings and recommendation

79. What arguments would you bring a foreigner in order to convince him /her that Romania is
worth visiting? Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: weather, sights, and activities
Paragraph 2: specific food, local people
Paragraph 3: what you think of the place, feelings and recommendation

80. Write a description of your favourite classmate (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name of the person and your relationship with him / her.
Paragraph 2: what your classmate looks like / physical description.
Paragraph 3: what his / her hobbies, interests are.
Paragraph 4: what your feelings about the person are.

81. What is the latest film that you have seen? Speak about it. Write about 150 words /15 lines.
Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: title and theme
Paragraph 2: plot
Paragraph 3: comments upon the plot
Paragraph 4: conclusion, recommendation

82. Write about a visit to a museum (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name, location and the reason for your visit.
Paragraph 2: the atmosphere and the exhibits.
Paragraph 3: what impressed you most.
Paragraph 4: thoughts and impressions.

83. Describe your last summer holiday. Write 150 words/15 lines. Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: give background information
Paragraph 2: describe the holiday in detail (describe people, places, actions, emotions)
Paragraph 3: give your opinion of the holiday

84. What is the latest book you have read? Speak about it. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Start your composition like this:
Paragraph 1: title and theme
Paragraph 2: plot
Paragraph 3: specific comments upon the plot
Paragraph 4: conclusion, recommendation

85. Write a letter to your friend describing an object you have just bought (100 words / 10 lines).
Use the following plan:
Start your letter like this:
Dear Pam,
Paragraph 1: greeting and your reason(s) for writing.
Paragraph 2: describe the object you have bought.
Paragraph 3: how you feel about it.
Paragraph 4: closing remarks
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Sally.

86. Write about a festival / holiday / special day you have attended (150 words / 15 lines). Use
the following plan:
Paragraph 1: name of the event, place and time.
Paragraph 2: preparations for the event.
Paragraph 3: description of the event.
Paragraph 4: feelings and impressions.

87. Describe the house of your dreams. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Write your description like this:
Paragraph 1: location and accommodation
Paragraph 2: activities you would do there
Paragraph 3: specific architectural features
Paragraph 4: what you think of the place, feelings and recommendation
88. Write a letter to your penfriend in which you invite her to spend a month in your country.
Use the plan provided below. Write about 150 words/15 lines.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: reason for writing
Paragraph 2: general facts about your city
Paragraph 3: entertainment possibilities
Paragraph 4: local food and people
Paragraph 5: further reasons for her visit
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

89. Write a letter to your friend in which you tell her how you celebrated your last birthday.
Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: location, date
Paragraph 2: atmosphere, music
Paragraph 3: people who attended
Paragraph 4: food and drink
Paragraph 5: personal feelings
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

90. Describe your favourite book. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: when, how, where you heard about it, title, writer
Paragraph 2: a short summary
Paragraph 3: atmosphere of the book
Paragraph 4: main characters
Paragraph 5: feelings and recommendations

91. Imagine an underwater city and describe it. Use the following plan. Write about 150 words /
15 lines.
Paragraph 1: infrastructure, streets and buildings
Paragraph 2: entertainment
Paragraph 3: transport
Paragraph 4: work places and people
Paragraph 5: general atmosphere and conclusion
92. Describe your favourite holiday spot. Write about 150 words / 15 lines. Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: location, type of place, how you found out about it
Paragraph 2: accommodation and food
Paragraph 3: entertainment possibilities
Paragraph 4: local people
Paragraph 5: feelings and recommendations

93. Describe your favourite movie. Write about 150 words / 15 lines. Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: title, director, type of movie, when, where you saw it
Paragraph 2: short plot
Paragraph 3: characters and cast
Paragraph 4: atmosphere, soundtrack, special effects
Paragraph 5: recommendations and feelings

94. Write a letter to your friend in which you speak about your latest success at school.
Write about 150 words / 15 lines. Use the following plan.
Start your letter like this:
Dear Carol,
Paragraph 1: reason for writing
Paragraph 2: short presentation of what happened
Paragraph 3: other people’s reactions
Paragraph 4: how you feel about it
End your letter like this:
Best wishes,
Mark

95. Describe the best concert you have ever attended. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Use the following plan.
Paragraph 1: location, performers, date
Paragraph 2: type of music, favourite singers
Paragraph 3: atmosphere, quality of sound and stage effects
Paragraph 4: people who attended, public
Paragraph 5: feelings and recommendations

96. Describe the way in which you celebrate Christmas. Write about 150 words / 15 lines.
Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: short and general presentation of Christmas
Paragraph 2: atmosphere in your family
Paragraph 3: food and drink, specialities
Paragraph 4: music and guests
Paragraph 5: personal feelings
97. Write about the effects of the Internet on people’s lives (150 words / about 15 lines). Use the
following plan:
Paragraph 1: your opinion about the effects of the Internet on people’s lives;
Paragraph 2: positive influence of the Internet;
Paragraph 3: negative effects of the Internet;
Paragraph 4: the importance of the Internet for you.

98. Describe an area of outstanding beauty in your country (150 words/15 lines). Use the following
plan:
Paragraph 1: the name of the area; where it is; the reason for choosing it.
Paragraph 2: describe the area in detail (surroundings, sights, facilities etc.)
Parsgraph 3: what people/tourists can do; free time activities
Paragraph 4: how you feel about it

99. Make a full description of a main or secondary character in one of the books you have read so
far (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: who the character is and the reason(s) for choosing him/her;
Paragraph 2: what he/she looks like;
Paragraph 3: what his/her personality and behaviour are like;
Paragraph 4: your feelings and thoughts about this character.

100. Tell the story of a special day (150 words / 15 lines). Use the following plan:
Paragraph 1: set the scene (weather, atmosphere, people involved);
Paragraph 2: before the main event (incidents leading up to the main event);
Paragraph 3: the main event (describe it, people involved, more details);
Paragraph 4: people’s reactions, your feelings, comments.

Check for the following:


Organization & cohesion 4 points
Language accuracy 6 points
Content 10 points
Range of vocabulary 6 points
Register 4 points

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