Writing task 38: variant 11 - Langart

Task 38

Imagine that you are doing a project on the book characters favoured by Zetland teenagers who enjoy British literature. You have found some data on the subject – the results of the opinion polls (see the table below).

Comment on the data in the table and give your opinion on the subject of the project.

The opinion poll question:
Which of the following British book characters do you like?

British book character

Number of respondents (%)

Harry Potter
(from the "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling)


Sherlock Holmes
(from Arthur Conan Doyle's detective series)


(from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll)


Bilbo Baggins
(from J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit")


(from A.A. Milne's series)


Write 200-250 words.

Use the following plan:

– make an opening statement on the subject of the project;

– select and report 2–3 facts;

– make 1–2 comparisons where relevant and give your comments;

– outline a problem that can arise with some books and suggest a way of solving it;

– conclude by giving and explaining your opinion on the importance of reading books for teenagers.

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