Writing task 38: variant 16 - Langart

Task 38

Imagine that you are doing a project on what views about the causes of global warming are commonly held 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 of these factors do you believe contributes the most to global warming?


Number of respondents (%)

Industrial activity


Agricultural activity


Variations in the sun's intensity




Oil & gas drilling


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 caused by global warming and suggest a way of solving it;

– conclude by giving and explaining your opinion on the major causes of global warming.

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