Imagine that you are doing a project on what qualities teenagers in Zetland value in their friends. 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.
- A good sense of humour – 35%
- Honesty – 23%
- Kindness – 21%
- Loyalty – 11%
- Support – 10%
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 within a friendship and suggest a way of solving it;
– conclude by giving and explaining your opinion on the importance of teenage friendships.
(Emotional/ Psychological) manipulation can be a friendship problem.
Friends can handle this (friendship) problem through proper communication. One of the ways to deal with a manipulative friend is to convey that you want to have a true relationship, and that you do not like to be used.
Jealousy (envy) due to competitiveness can have a negative impact on friendship.
Instead of investing in negative feelings (feeding the jealous feeling), it is advisable to get motivated by your friend and work towards overcoming jealousy in your friendship.
Conflicts are one of the major causes of creating rifts and distances between friends.
The best way to handle the problem (to resolve conflicts) is to be the first to restore a broken friendship.
Broken promises can cause a friendship problem.
A perfect solution to the problem is proper communication to find out the true reason for broken promises.