Writing task 38: variant 20 - Langart

Task 38

Imagine that you are doing a project on the major reasons for negative lifestyle choices students have 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:
Why do you think students make negative lifestyle choices?


Number of respondents (%)

Lack of willpower




Peer influence


A bad routine




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 with an unhealthy lifestyle and suggest a way of solving it;

– conclude by giving and explaining your opinion on the role of lifestyle habits in students’ lives.

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