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1. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the kind of job you would lượt thích to vày after you finish your education.

After high school there are numerous things I want lớn do & accomplish in my life.

I want to attend college and law school. After I start working for a few years, I plan to lớn settle down, get married, and have children. I still want to have a career, but I want lớn raise a family too. I’m not sure what will happen after this or that even this will take place because I can’t really plan out my life. Life is an unpredictable thing. There are many obstacles that may get in the way of perusing my goals. Some of the obstacles are college and law school. It takes a lot of studying, hard work, và determination in becoming a lawyer. With hard work & determination I plan to accomplish my goals, whatever they may be, and live up to my full potential.

2. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about what life in the city is like.

Life in the city is full of activity. Early in the morning hundreds of people rush out of their homes in the manner ants vày when their nest is broken. Soon the streets are full of traffic. Shops and offices open, students flock khổng lồ their schools & the day"s work begins. The đô thị now throb with activity, and it is full of noise. Hundreds of sight-seers, tourists & others visit many places of interest in the city while businessmen from various parts of the world arrive khổng lồ transact business. Then towards evening, the offices và day schools begin lớn close. Many of the shops too close. There is now a rush for buses và other means of transport. Everyone seems lớn be in a hurry lớn reach home. As a result of this rush, many accidents occur. The city could, therefore, be described as a place of ceaseless activity. Here, the drama of life is enacted every day.

3. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about life in a multiracial community.

Living in a community where there are people of various races could be a rewarding & an exciting experience. Such a community is lượt thích a small world with many types và races of people in it. Everyone, young or old, enjoys listening to lớn stories about people in other lands. We read books and newspapers khổng lồ learn about the habits, customs and beliefs) of people who vì chưng not belong lớn our race, but when we live in a community composed of many races, we have the opportunity to meet and talk with people or various races. We can learn about their customs và beliefs directly from them. For example, in Singapore & Malaysia, which are known as multi-racial countries, Malays, Chinese, Indians have lived together for several decades. It could therefore be said that life in a multi-racial community teaches us many useful lessons in human relations.

4. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the trip you have made to a famous city.

A few months ago my father & I visited Singapore, one of the most famous cities in Asia.

Singapore, a small island, lies at the southern & of West Malaysia. A long & narrow piece of land joins Singapore with Johore Hahru, the southern-most town of West Malaysia. Singapore is now an independent.

The city of Singapore is extremely beautiful. It is well known for its centres of business & other activities. There are many places of interest such as the Tiger Balm Garden, the Botanical Gardens and Raffles Museum. There are also many important centres of learning such as the University of Singapore, Science Centre, the Nanyang University & the Polytechnic. Being a famous city, hundreds of people come every day from various parts of the world to vì business or lớn enjoy the sights of the city.

5. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about an unusual opportunity you have had.

Seldom does one have opportunity of seeing a fight between a tiger and a crocodile. I, however, had this opportunity one day when I went with my father into a forest in search of some wild plants.

I had never been to a forest before. Therefore, whatever I saw in the forest interested me greatly. I looked ạt the rich vegetation all round as well as the variety of colourful flowers & birds, large and small. I saw the activity of some of the wild creatures, such as snakes, squirrels và insects. Occasionally, I heard the cry of some strange animal in pain, perhaps while being eaten by a larger animal. I also heard some rustling noises in the undergrowth; but I was not afraid of all these. Such things, I knew, were natural lớn the forest.

6. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the value of libraries.

A good library is an ocean of information, whose boundaries continue to lớn extend with the endless contribution of the numerous streams of knowledge. Thus, it has a peculiar fascination for scholars, & all those whose thirst for knowledge is instable.

The usefulness of libraries in the spread of knowledge has been proved through the years. The field of knowledge is so extensive and life is so brief that even the most avid reader can never expect to lớn absorb it all. Those who have a love for knowledge, therefore, try khổng lồ master only a small fraction of it. Even this requires reading of hundreds of books, cheap & expensive, new và old. But few people are able to lớn buy all the books on the subject in which they wish to lớn attain proficiency. It is therefore necessary for them khổng lồ visit a good library.

7. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about a horrible sight you have experienced.

On the main roads of Vietnam accidents occur almost every day. Most of them are caused by young drivers who are long of speed. On the day in question, I was travelling with my brother lớn Hue. Then, suddenly, a car, running at great speed, out took our car. The car that had overtaken our oto was in a ditch and four young girls were lying dead on the road-side. Their faces & clothes were covered with blood. Some people were trying lớn extricate the other occupants, including the young driver, who were still alive in the car. But all of a sudden, the oto was on fire, and their efforts failed. Thus, the occupants in the oto were burnt alive, và it was indeed heart-rending to lớn hear their last screams. Soon a fire engine và the police arrived with an ambulance, but it was too late.

8. In about 140 words, write a paragraph lớn discuss the part that money plays in our lives.

Money plays an important part in our lives. In several aspects, it is the most important thing in life. It is therefore much sought after.

Without money we could not buy our food, clothes and all the other things that we need khổng lồ live comfortably. We require money to travel, lớn buy medicine when we areill và also lớn pay for the services rendered khổng lồ us by others. In truth, money is almost indispensable khổng lồ our survival. Most of our activities are therefore directed towards earning as much money as possible. Lack of money also causes great hardship và sorrow in hundreds of families. Thousands of peopleare dying everyday throughout the world because they are not able lớn pay their doctors fee or because they cannot buy nutritious food.

All this shows what an important part money plays in human affairs.

9. In about 140 words, write a paragraph to discuss science và its effect on our lives.

One of the most striking features of the present century is the progress of science và its effects on almost every aspect of social life. Building on the foundation laid by the predecessors, the scientists of today are carrying their investigation into ever-widening fields of knowledge.

Modern civilization depends largely on the scientist & inventor. We depend on the doctor who seeks the cause & cure of disease, thechemist who analyses our food and purifies our water, the entomologist who wages war on the insect pests, the engineer who conquers time and space, và a host of other specialists who aid in the development of agriculture and industry.

The advance of science và technology has brought the different parts of the world into closer cảm ứng with one another than ever before. We are able to lớn reach distant lands within a very short time.

10. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the rights and duties of a citizen.

Almost every modern state, especially a democracy, allows its citizens several rights; but in return, it expects its citizens to perform certain duties.

Among the rights enjoyed by the citizen in a democracy are the right to pursue his own affairs as he prefers; the right khổng lồ express his views, however silly they may appear lớn others, và the right to lớn move about as he pleases. The citizen is considered so important that his rights are protected by the law of the state, & whenever they are infringed, he can secure redress.

But in a totalitarian state, the rights of the citizen are so restricted that he has practically no freedom. The citizen is supposed khổng lồ exist for the state. His interests are always subordinated lớn those of the state. Thus, his duties exceed his rights.

11. In about 140 words, write a paragraph to describe the most important day in your life.

The most important day in my life was the day when my parents decided to lớn send me to school.

I was then about seven years old. I had been playing with the children living around my house for some years. I had no thought of ever going lớn school. I enjoyed playing lớn catch fish from the shallow streams near by. Sometimes wewent khổng lồ the forest to catch birds and squirrels, và I had always thought that life wouldcontinue to be the same for me. But, one day, to my great sorrow, my parents suddenly announced that I was no longer lớn play about and that I was to lớn go to lớn a school.

Words can hardly describe how sad I felt at the thought of having to lớn go to a school. I had often heard that school teachers were very strict & cruel.

12. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the subject you consider most important.

Of all the subjects that I study in school, I think that English is the most important subject. It is mainly through the Englishlanguage that we gain access lớn the various sources of knowledge.

English is a language which is spoken và understood by many people in most countries of the world. It is, in fact, the most important means of communication among the vanous countries of the wodd. Knowledge of new discoveriesand inventions in one country is transmitted lớn other countries through English for the benefit of the world. In this way English helps to lớn spread knowledge & progress.

It is true, however, that in the modern age, the study of Science và Mathematics too should be considered very important. Science has conferred many benefits in man. But it requires little thought to lớn realise that scientific principles cannot be understood well without a good knowledge of a language.

13. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the incident you shall never forget.

Certain incidents so impress us that they leave an indelible mark on our memory. I was once involved in an incident of which I shall always have vivid recollections. The incident occurred when I visited a village in India together with my parents, sometime during my holidays last year.

Early in the morning on the day the incident occurred, I was talking with a few of my new friends in that village. All of a sudden, a boyof my age came rushing towards us to lớn break the news that violence had broken out in the neighbourhood. Alarmed at this news, we began to lớn protect ourselves, & before long the violence spread like wild fire throughout our area. I was a little confused at first for I had no idea about the cause of the outbreak of violence there.

14. In about 140 words, write a paragraph khổng lồ discuss the value of music in the happiness of man.

Music has always been a source of happiness lớn all men on the earth. From their primitive days, men"s love of music has led them tomake instruments of all descriptions to produce beautiful music for their enjoyment & happiness.

Without music the world would indeed be a very dullplace to lớn live in. Even nature is full of music. There is music in the movements of the winds, the sea, as well as the trees; there is music in the calls of the birds, flies andinsects & also in the night of the birds and animals. It is from all these things that men have learnt lớn appreciate the value of music. The same things have also taught men how khổng lồ produce music from the simplest of things such as sticks, bamboos, and animal horns.

15. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the advantages and disadvantages of the cinema.

The influence that the cinema exerts on the minds of those who visit it is at once beneficial & harmful.

The films shown in the cinema are often very instructive và informative. Almost every film shows something about the activities & customs of the people in other lands. By seeing such films, one learns a lot about human activities. One also gains a better understanding of people of the world.

Films which show the activities of criminals have encouraged many youths to commit acts or crime. Other films, too, such as those dealing with sex & other natural weaknesses of man, have corrupted the morals of many people. As a result, the governments of many countries have been compelled to lớn interfere in the display & production of certain films. Yet, the cinema continues to lớn retain its popularity.

16. In about 140 words, write a paragraph lớn describe some of the interesting places in your country.

Though my country is small, yet there are many places of interest spread throughout the country.

In the southern most part of the country, where thestate of Johore lies, there are some very interesting & beautiful places. In Kota Tinggi, for example, there are beautiful waterfalls which are visited by many people everyday. Then, there is Johore Lama, a place of great historical interest. In Johore Bahru, there is a beautiful beach which is visited daily by several people who love the sea. In Batu Pahat, another town in Johore, is Minyak Buku, an interesting place on the coast.

As we go towards the north, we arrive at Malacca, the oldest town that the Europeans occupied in Malaya in the past. The influences of the Portuguese và the Dutch can still be seen in many of the buildings there.

17. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about what career would you lượt thích to choose after leaving school.

Today, it is not easy to choose a career. Hundreds of students pass various examinations every year & compete with one another for positions in the various professions which are not so many as there are applicants. I would, however, like to choose teaching as my career.

Teaching is an interesting career for several reasons. As a teacher I can learn many things, especially if I teach to an udder-secondaryschool. If I teach History or English, for example, I have to lớn read many books khổng lồ make my teaching lessons more interesting to my pupils. Thus, I can acquire more knowledge of the subjects that I teach than what I can learn from the class text books. It is indeed afact that a teacher learns a lot from the class text books; but that is hardly enough to lớn make the teacher"s lessons interesting lớn pupils.

18. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the reason agriculture is important in the world of today.

Since the dawn of history, agriculture has been oneof the important means of producing food for human consumption. Today more và more lands are being developed for the production of a large variety of crops. In Asia, vast areas of land are being used to produce rice, wheat, rubber & a variety of other crops. More than half of the lands occupied và developed by human beings in the worldare devoted to lớn agriculture.

That agriculture is one of the most essential meansof producing food is realised easily when we think of the types of things that we eat. The rice or wheat that we eat comes from the land. Even potatoes & other roots or vegetables & even leaves such as tea, as well as the fruits that men eat are the products ofthe soil that covers the earth.

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19. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about a heroic deed you have seen.

The story of man is full of heroic deeds. One of the acts of heroism that I have seen myself was that of my uncle, who was attacked by a huge tiger while we were in our plantation, one day.

While we were working, however, to lớn our horror, a huge tiger soon emerged from the bush. But my uncle was prepared to face it, to lớn escape seemed impossible. Then all of a sudden, it sprang on my uncle, but his agility enabled him to lớn escape the sharp claws of the brute with the slightest injury. Now with the axe still in his firm grip, my uncle struck the tigers face again & again, until it was bleeding profusely. In the end, however, the tiger collapsed và died. It was indeed a greatest act of heroism that I had witnessed.

20. In about 140 words, write a paragraph lớn discuss crimes in society.

The human society is full of activity. People work in all kinds of business Firms, government offices, factories & other places, to earn their livelihood. Some work from dawn till dark; many work only at night; và others work during the day. At the same time men with criminal tendency are engaged in all kinds of activity, which often cause great hardship và sorrow khổng lồ a large number of people in society.

Men develop criminal tendencies because of numerousfrustrations. Society has always failed to lớn satisfy the social, emotional và other needs of a large number of people, many of whom have therefore turned khổng lồ crime for either survival or recognition. The activities of such men represent a constant threat to lớn the welfare society, và much being done lớn reform them.

21. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about a strange happening.

The mysteries of nature have always fascinated the human mind, & many of them remain unsolved for a long time.

One morning, my brothers, sisters & I arrived at a house, not very far from ours. As we enter the house we were greatly surprised khổng lồ find ababy boy & a large snake playing with each other mirthfully. Soon, the mother of thechild appeared và narrated the events that led to lớn the snake & the child to live together. A man was called in khổng lồ kill the snake; but every time the man struck at it with the stick that he brought, the child cried with pain. The mother ordered the man khổng lồ stop molesting the reptile, & to the surprise of all those who had arrived on the scene, the child stopped crying.

22. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about a journey by train.

The house in which I lived before was near the railway station. Trains used lớn pass by at regular interval & I had become so familiar with their sound and sight that I took little interest in them. However, when my father decided lớn take up a new appointment in the place where we now live, it was decided that we should travel by train. It was only then that I discovered how pleasant a journey by train might be.

My father, mother & I boarded a train one afternoon. As the train moved out of the station, I began to lớn think of the days I had spent in our oldhouse which I could still see from the train. But soon the house went out of sight, và I began lớn think of my journey itself.

23. In about 140 words, write a paragraph lớn discuss “news travel fast”

Until a few decades ago news travelled very slowly. It took several days khổng lồ know what was happening in places only a few miles away. But today news travels at a speed much greater than ever before. In the past, men had khổng lồ travel on root khổng lồ get information, even about the most unimportant thing.There were no motor vehicles & travel was slow và difficult. As a result, news too travelled very slowly. If one"s relative died in some distant place, one received the news of the death several days later. Sometimes there was no news at all. The difficulty in getting news and information about people in other places made life dull & miserable. There was little communication among those whom we would regard as neighbours today. News was therefore difficult khổng lồ send và in times of need, it was hard khổng lồ obtain help. 

24. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about world trade.

In the past when men’s needs were few, it was not necessary to lớn get things from distant lands. But today, the people of one country depend on the people of another country for a variety of things. As a result, world trade has developed. Without world trade, it would be difficult for the people of any country lớn get many things which are now considered necessaries. Some countries are not rich in mineral resources. They have no iron or coal mines, while others have too many of them. Again, some countries are not suitable for agriculture while others have several fertile plains to grow crops. Further, even if a country is rich in natural resources, it may not have enough skilled men to lớn exploit them. So, people around the world learn thatthey cannot produce profitably & to sell things for which they have a special ability khổng lồ produce.

25. In about 140 words, write a paragraph khổng lồ describe a narrow escape.

Whenever my mind travels over the past events in mylife, one incident stands out prominently to remind me of the narrow escape Ionce had from almost certain death.

My brother và I were then spending our holidays in an estate where our father was employed. A cobra, about six feet long, was lying along the water"s edge of one side of the stream in which we were fishing. Thinking that it was a fish, I gripped it at once & tried khổng lồ bring it out of the water. My brother thenpicked up a stick and ran after the cobra & managed to lớn kill it just at the time when I was almost exhausted. If he had been a little late, I might have been killed by the cobra. That was indeed a very narrow escape, an escape I shall never forget.

26. In about 140 words, write a paragraph to discuss travel as a means of education.

In the past travel was considered an essential part of education. Poets and writers realised the value of travel và went out to other countries in tìm kiếm of knowledge. A man"s education was not completed until he had visited foreign lands.

That travel broadens the mind cannot be denied. Those who remain within the confines of their homes are cut off from the outside world. As a result, they develop a narrow outlook on life. But those who travel come into tương tác with various types of people whose ways of life are completely different from theirs. They see things with their own eyes và have a better understanding of the affairs of the world.The impressions that they receive while they travel remain fresh in their minds for many years, and all false impressions and ideas are removed from their minds.

27. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the country you would like to visit.

I have heard much about the beauty of the East as well as the West, about the wonderful islands in the Pacific và also in the Atlantic. In short, the whole world seems khổng lồ be full of beautiful places. The country that I would lượt thích to visit, however, is the United States of America. My knowledge of the United States of America is derived from the geography & history books that I have read, the films that I have seen và the stories that I have heard from people who have visited this country.

The United States of America is a vast country with a mixed population. People from many different lands have come & settled here. This mixture of different races of people with different customs, religions, cultures và abilities have created a nation quality in history.

28. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about good manners.

Good manners play an important part in maintaining peace & good- will in a community. A man who has good manners does not hurt the feelings of others, và therefore he is on good terms with his friends và neighbors và also with others. In this way he helps khổng lồ keep peace in society. But a man whose manners are bad has no respect for others. He uses words carelessly và behaves rudely towards other và causes a lot of ill- will and unpleasantness. In the end, it is he himself who suffers the most. Everyone avoids him & he is forced lớn live almost in isolation. To live well in a society, money alone is not enough. We should also have good manners, for it is human nature to lớn seek friendship; & friendship cannot be bought with money.

29. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about choosing a career.

It is not easy lớn choose a career today. Hundreds of students are leaving schools và universities every year lớn seek employment in the various professions, though employment opportunities are not increasing proportionately. As a result, there is a lot of unemployment.

The inability of the various professions to absorb all those seeking employment makes the choice of a career more difficult. Before one leaves school or university, one has many plans, confident that choosing a career will not be difficult. But when the time comes to lớn choose a career, one finds that there are others with better qualifications waiting khổng lồ enter the same profession. Disillusioned, one then looks for any kind of employment. In this way, many who wanted to become police, inspectors or field assistants in the rubber estates in this country, become teachers instead, & many who wanted khổng lồ become teachers, have become clerks.

30. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about a visit khổng lồ a zoo.

The zoo is an artificial forest created by man. Though there are few trees compared with the natural forest, the animals, birds & other creatures found in the zoo must always remind us of the forest. It is indeed an interesting place khổng lồ visit.

Until I visited the zoo at Johore Bahru, a few months ago, I had no idea how informative a visit khổng lồ a zoo might be. Though the zoo at JohoreBahru is not big, I found many kinds of interesting animals and other creatures there. Lions, tigers and other animals were moving about lazily in their cages. Some of the animals appeared lớn be bored, and they took little interest in the visitors. The monkeys, however, showed their natural agility. Whenever they saw a visitor, they ran towards him & begged for something to eat.

31. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the importance of the newspaper.

The newspaper, today, plays a vital role in human affairs. Its importance has not been diminished by the appearance of the radio or the television. Men no longer have travel lớn get information. The newspaper has become the main source of information about local và foreign affairs. Though the radio & television convey important news và messages quicker than the newspaper, they seldom give the details of an incident. The newspaper, on the other hand, gives not only more details about a particular incident but it also contains more new items. This is of great importance today when political changes occur with a rapidity unknown before. Besides, the newspaper is easier khổng lồ carry & it could be read at any time during the day. Further, the permanence of the printed word helps one lớn refresh one’s memory of certain facts and incidents reported in the past.

32. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the things that you lượt thích the most.

There are so many things around us that one finds it hard khổng lồ have a special preference for a few particular things. I, however, take a special interest in motor-car and television.

Motor-cars have always fascinated me. Since my childhood I have been travelling in motor-cars, and I have visited hundreds of places in this country. I have been to lớn remote villages và almost all the towns, large và small. Travel has broadened my outlook on life. I have met various types of people, & my knowledge of the people and places of this country has increased greatly. If I am at trang chủ or if I am walking along a road, I feel the urge lớn travel as soon as I see a car. It is because of motor-cars that I am able to vì various types of work. 

33. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about your hobby.

To have a hobby is lớn know how khổng lồ spend one"s leisure moments. A hobby, besides providing an avenue of escape from boredom, can also showroom to one"s knowledge of human affairs. My hobby is reading. When my day"s work is over, I sit down in the privacy of my room & read the newspaper. Reading the newspaper is lượt thích travelling round the world. As I read about the developments in the various parts of the world, I fell that I am there myself observing the incidents. I also feel that I am having contacts with many leaders & peoples of the world. This feeling is a source of pleasure khổng lồ me. By reading the newspaper I have acquired a better knowledge of the world. I am aware of what scientists, economists and politicians are doing to lớn make this world a better place to live in.

34. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the advantages & disadvantages of the cinema.

Cinemas are a common sight nowadays. They are found in every town. The existence of so many cinemas reflects their popularity. They have indeed become the most popular places of entertainment. As it is so popular, the cinema exerts a profound influence on the minds of many people, young và old. The influence is sometimes good, and sometimes it is bad. Films showing criminal activities & the sensual desires of man have caused much harm to many youths. Some youths have become criminals themselves though almost every film shows how the good always triumphs over the evil. Often, however, the cinema helps lớn spread knowledge. There are many films which show the activities of the various races of people living in the remote regions of the earth. Some films show how man has struggled through the centuries khổng lồ make the world a better place khổng lồ live in.

35. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the importance of examinations.

Life today has become so complex that examinations have come lớn play an important part in one"s educational career. Examinations are considered so important that most students are afraid of them. The ability to lớn pass an examination is indeed a valuable quality. It shows that the student is able to lớn express his thought & ideas to lớn a manner others can understand. It also shows that the student has acquired a certain amount of knowledge in some branches of study. Besides, the mind of a student, even if he is dull, receives good exercise when he prepares for an examination. A student"s success in an examination, therefore, helps employers & others khổng lồ assess his mental or general ability. Some people, however, argue that examinations test only a certain kind of skill. They say that many people have a good memory and a special ability khổng lồ pass examinations.

36. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about a week in hospital.

I had always dreaded the thought of being admitted to hospital. The peculiar smell of the hospital, the sight of deformed and critically ill persons & dead bodies in the hospital are things that I had always wished to avoid. But a serious illness sometime ago necessitated my admission to the General Hospital in Malacca.

Though I was seriously ill & required special attention, yet the knowledge that I was in the hospital made me feel miserable during the first few days. The clothes that I had khổng lồ wear in the hospital were uncomfortable & the food was tasteless. At night, when all the patients were asleep, I used to wake up & think of what might happen it the dead bodies in the mortuary nearby came back to lớn life. I also thought of the patients who might die at anytime.

37. In about 140 words, write a paragraph to discuss “fire is a good servant but a bad master”.

How man first learnt to use fire is still unknown, but it is known that even the most primitive man, centuries ago, found it to be of great service khổng lồ him as it is to lớn us today. Man, in his early days, did not cook his food. He ate everything raw, including meat and fish. But the discovery of fire changed his eating habits completely. He now learnt khổng lồ cook his food; and, when he found that cooked food was more delicious, fire became an important thing in his life.

But fire has lớn be kept under strict control, for its capacity khổng lồ destroy his great. Once it is out of control, it will destroy life and property at tremendous speed và the world has lost things worth millions of dollars because of fire.

38. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about an accident I have witnessed.

One rainy day last year, while I was returning trang chủ from Mersing, a town in the east coast of Malaysia, I witnessed an accident which I shall never forget. I was returning trang chủ in my father"s car. In the distance there was a narrow bridge. A lorry was coming from the opposite direction. The driver of the small car lost control of the oto which skidded and plunged into the swollen river. When we arrived at the bridge, we were touched deeply by what we saw. Two children were struggling in the river và we could vì nothing to lớn save them. Their mother, as we came khổng lồ know later, was at the bottom of the river, trapped in the car, and they were swept away by the rush of the current & drowned. It was indeed a very touching scene & I shall never forget this day.

39. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the importance of good roads in a country.

Good roads are essential for the development of a country. The Romans realised this centuries ago, và wherever they established themselves, they tried lớn improve the roads there. Today, the governments of all countries in the world are building more và more roads to lớn gain access lớn the remotest regions of their countries. 

Roads link towns và villages and enable the people of one place to lớn communicate with the people of another place. When food is scarce in one place, it can be brought from another place without much difficulty. Even things which cannot be produced in one region can be brought from another region where they are produced in abundance. The invention of motor-vehicles has made it easy lớn transport goods from place to place. The better the roads the more goods can be transported in a very short time. Thus, trade is improved.

40. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about life in the village.

The village has always been known to be a place of peace & quiet. The scattered houses among hundreds of plants & tree sat once indicate the lack of activity in the village. The workers in the village leave their homes early in the morning lớn work in the plantations or towns nearby. Some have their own plantations, and some make certain articles in their homes to sell them in the towns. A few of the villagers, including women, go out lớn catch fish in the streams & rivers found in the village. Though the people of the village vì not usually learn much, yet they seem lớn be contented. In the afternoon, most of the villagers are at home. Some of them take a nap after lunch; some work in their small gardens, và some visit the small shops in the village.

41. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about your favourite author.

My favourite tác giả is William Shakespeare, a man who has written enough for immortality. Though a few hundred years have elapsed since the death of Shakespeare and volumes have been written on the life và work of this great writer, his early life still remains a subject for speculation và conjecture. It is generally believed that Shakespeare

had very little schooling. Yet his keen intellect & mastery of language have earned for him the appreciation & applause of the literary world. Shakespeare"s fame, "I think, originates from his ability lớn identify his readers with the characters in his stories. In most of his stories we find reflections of our own experiences. This shows strikingly that Shakespeare had an insight into "human nature và the problems of life. His tragedies such as "Macbeth" & "Hamlet” clearly show his deep knowledge of the human mind.

42. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about a frightening experience.

I am not one who is frightened easily; but I must admit that one night I saw a figure that struck terror into my heart. It was a moonlit-night. I was returning home on foot from a town a few miles away. As I was walking, I could hear the noises made by squirrels, insects và owls. Suddenly, I caught sight of an old lady, a short distance away. Her head was covered with a trắng cloth, và she was waving to lớn me. Curious lớn know why she was there at that time of the night, I stopped for a while. As I stood there, however, vague memories of stories about ghosts began to come back to my mind. I was soon gripped with fear and took khổng lồ my heels. I ran as fast as I could, and when I reached trang chủ I could hardly speak.

43. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the value of higher education.

Since the dawn of civilization, great thinkers lượt thích Plato & Aristotle have been doing their utmost khổng lồ spread education to lớn the remotest corners of the earth. It is realised that education develops the intellect & enables one to discriminate between the good và the bad. More & more universities và other education institutions are therefore being opened in all parts of the world khổng lồ provide higher education. In almost every country today, there is a lot of unemployment. Only those who have received a high standard of education are able lớn secure high positions in society và in the various professions. It has therefore become necessary for many people to attend institutions or higher learning to improve their prospects of employment. Higher education confers many other benefits. It broadens the mind và increases one"s powers of thinking, reasoning và imagination. 

44. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the rainy season.

When the grass dry, the trees have lost their leaves, the rivers have very little water in them and the fields are parched, everyone prays for the coming of rain. But when it continues lớn rain for several days, there are prayers everywhere for the rain to stop, for heavy & continuous rain often causes great hardship to lớn many people, especially in the equatorial region. The rainy season is therefore welcomed at times, và at other times, it is hated. 

In equatorial countries lượt thích Malaysia, the rainy season often causes much damage khổng lồ crops, life & property. People who work in the paddy-fields, rubber & other plantations have to lớn stop their work for sometimes. As a result, they chiến bại income & suffer hardship. Farmers too suffer as they have to lớn stop selling vegetables and poultry for a few days. Even school children experience a lot of inconvenience.

45. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the importance of water.

Since the beginning of time, water has continued khổng lồ be an important thing khổng lồ all living things. Without water nothing could live. We may change our food according khổng lồ the climate of a place but we find no substitute for water. Man has always looked for pure fresh water to slake his thirst. Water not only quenches our thirst but it is also a source of food lớn us. From the sea we catch large quantities of fish and other creatures. We use water lớn irrigate our lands to lớn produce crops. Many parts of the world are dry và barren because there is no water there. People in such places lead a very hard life. Even the plants & animals find it a real struggle to survive. They can obtain water only by some means of ingenuity.

46. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about how I spend my time after school.

As I am now preparing for an important examination which will be held at the end of this year, I spend most of my time reading my books. There are, however, a few other things that I sometimes vị during my leisure. As soon as I reach trang chủ everyday after school. I have my lunch quickly in order lớn have as much time as possible to lớn read my books. Eating quickly is not good for health but I have to lớn pass my examination. Therefore, the more I am able to lớn read the more certain I can be of passing my examination. It is for this reason that I read my books for about two hours after lunch every day. After reading in the afternoon, I have my bath và then a cup of tea. After that I go out to my friend"s house nearby.

47. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the things I dislike the most.

There are many things that most people dislike. The things that I dislike the most are noise, crowds và laziness. Noise disturbs me greatly. This is why I vày not lượt thích to live in a thành phố where noise predominates. From dawn till mid-night, vehicles run to and for in the thành phố to make the place extremely noisy. The noise is further increased by the voices of thousands of people engaged in all kinds of activity and the sounds of other things such as busy factories & machines. For this reason, the very thought of going khổng lồ a thành phố distasteful lớn me. In the same way, I also dislike crowds. Crowds make movement difficult. If a place is crowded, it is not easy to move about or bởi vì any work. If we are in a hurry to go somewhere, a crowd can delay our progress.

48. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the things you enjoy doing.

I bởi many things everyday but the things I enjoy doing most are picking flowers and preparing my school lessons. As a girl of fourteen years of age, I help my mother everyday. My mother is a very religious lady. Every evening, before her prayers, I go out in search of flowers which she needs during her prayers. I must admit that looking for flowers around my house is a very pleasant exercise. I go lớn all our neighbours" gardens where a great variety of flowers can be found. Our neighbours are very kind and they allow me to lớn pick as many flowers as 1 like. They are so beautiful & colourful that they make the gardens the best place to lớn visit in our area. Once I am in these gardens I spend a long time to pick flowers because of the pleasure of walking inside the gardens.

49. In about 140 words, write a paragraph lớn express your opinion on the importance of studying geography.

Geography is a fascinating subject. It reveals all the wonderful changes and activities that have been going on in the world since the beginning of time. By reading geography we learn not only about our own country but also about countries beyond the seas. We also learn about the mountains, oceans, islands, lakes, volcanoes, the winds and a number of other very interesting things about the world & the universe. Among the important things that we learn in Geography are the infinite varieties of creatures. Plants, birds và land features that exist in the world. We know that there are millions of creatures: small & large, of various kinds in all parts of the earth. We also know that many of the early creatures have now become extinct, while many of them have changed from their original forms. Reading about all these is indeed very interesting.

50. In about 140 words, write a paragraph about the importance of rivers.

Rivers have been very useful lớn men in all parts of the earth since very early times. They provide water to slake the thirst of men, to fertilize their lands and to provide a means of communication for the goods that they transport from place to place. Early civilization began on the banks of the great rivers of the world, such as the Nile và the Indus. These rivers provided the water, the people on their banks needed for all their purposes. As people in those early days did not have the transport facilities that we have today . They had to live close to the rivers khổng lồ transport their goods khổng lồ places along the rivers and to draw the water that they needed. Rivers not only provided water for their domestic needs and agricultural purposes but also enabled the people lớn move along their banks.

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