Writing task 38: variant 19 - Langart

Task 38

Imagine that you are doing a project on why Zetland teenagers enjoy playing online games. 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 enjoy playing online games?


Number of respondents (%)

to have fun


to connect with friends


to feel a competitive spirit


to relieve daily stress


to face challenges


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 faced by online gamers and suggest a way of solving it;

– conclude by giving and explaining your opinion on the role of online gaming for teenagers.

Problem-solution ideas