Essay Sample  1

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Марк Харрисон

Comment on the following statement:

      In many countries, reality TV shows about the lives and behavior of ordinary people have become very popular. Some people say that these programs are bad and that other kinds of programs are much better.

What is your opinion? Do you agree with this statement?
Write 200-250 words.
Use the following plan:
—    make an introduction (state the problem)
—    express your personal opinion and give 2-3 reasons for your opinion
—    express an opposing opinion and give 1-2 reasons for this opposing opinion
- explain why you don't agree with the opposing opinion
—    make a conclusion restating your position

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Some people think that reality shows are bad whereas others don’t agree.

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I think that these reality shows are not that bad. First of all, we can see different situations and how people act in them. Thus we enrich our own life experience. Second, these programs sometimes are funny and entertaining. You see how ridiculous people might be. You can also learn a lot of lessons from them. You listen to different opinions and form your own.

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At the same time there are people who say that all these programs are useless it’s better to watch political programs or scientific channels.

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In my opinion these people have a point. Sometimes the situations are absolutely unreal or even stupid. Nevertheless, they are quite interesting, entertaining and relaxing in general.

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In conclusion, I'd like to say that if we weigh all the facts that support reality shows about people’s lives against the ones that support political and scientific shows, we'll see that all these kinds of shows have a right to be and it’s up to a person what to watch.



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