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Generic Essay Writing Practice (20 marks)

Instructions : Write an essay of 350 ~ 400 words using the outline provided. Your response will be assessed for its structure (thesis, topic sentences, supporting ideas) and (paragraph) coherence. You must use all points supplied in the outline below but may include additional ideas of your own.

A. The Benefits of Employing House Maids

1) For working people
a. maids reduce burden of household chores
b. care for pets, garden
c. allow husband/wife to advance in career

2) For the elderly
a. provide medical assistance
b. keep them company
c. allows them independence

3) Family with young children
a. attend to needs of the children
b. help ensure safety of the children
c. provide parents and children quality time together

Generic Essay Writing Practice (20 marks)

Instructions : Write an essay of 350 ~ 400 words using the outline provided. Your response will be assessed for its structure (thesis, topic sentences, supporting ideas) and (paragraph) coherence. You must use all points supplied in the outline below and add in appropriate topic sentences and supports in the blanks provided. However, you may also include additional ideas of your own.

B. The Problems of Using Public Transport

1) _______________________________

a. frequent delays and long waits
i. mechanical failure
ii. traffic congestion

b. cannot plan travel, meetings, appointments

2) _________________________________

a. poor conditions
i. overloaded/ too crowded
ii. poor ventilation/ air-conditioning breakdown iii. seats/ windows broken/ dirty

3) Poor service

a. attitude of employees
i. _______________
ii. _______________

b. Difficulty in accessing facilities for...
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