Writing task 38: variant 6 - Langart

Task 38

Imagine that you are doing a project on what book formats are popular among teenagers in Zetland. You have found some data on the subject – the results of the opinion polls (see the bar chart below).

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

The opinion poll question:
Which is your favourite book format?

Book formats

Number of respondents (%)



paper books & e-books


digital (e-books & audiobooks)




paper books


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 for teenagers.

Problem-solution ideas