Writing task 38: variant 22 - Langart

Task 38

Imagine that you are doing a project on why teenagers in Zetland choose to listen to music. 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.


Number of respondents (%)

to relax


to reduce stress


to help them concentrate while studying


to help them pass the time


to get to sleep


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 one can face listening to music and suggest a way of solving it;

– conclude by giving and explaining your opinion on the role of music in a teenager’s life.

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