Writing task 38: variant 12 - Langart

Task 38

Imagine that you are doing a project on what study abroad influencing factors are considered by students in Zetland. 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 factor plays a role in your decision to study in a foreign country?


Number of people (%)

Tuition fee


Quality of education


Career prospect


Accommodation cost


Geographical location


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 studying abroad and suggest a way of solving it;

– conclude by giving and explaining your opinion on the importance of education in the modern world.

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