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.

The opinion poll question:
Why do you listen to music?


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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