Writing task 38: variant 29 - Langart

Task 38

Imagine that you are doing a project on why Zetland teenagers start fitness programmes. 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:
Why did you decide to start a fitness programme?


Number of respondents (%)

to improve self-image


to lose weight


to make new friends


to reduce mental stress


to tone muscles


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 fitness programmes and suggest a way of solving it;

– conclude by giving and explaining your opinion on the importance of physical fitness for teenagers.

Problem-solution ideas