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    Post "Families are not as close as before". IELTS practice essay

    Families are not as close as before. Give reasons for this change, and suggest some ways to bring families closer.

    In the past, family was a significant concept in people’s minds, it was the center of people’s lives. nowadays, however, the relationship between family members is falling apart. But what are the factors contributeto this phenomenon, various people have deverse opinions. As far as i concerned, it results from the following reasons.

    The first reason is that people spend more and more time on their work or study. Compared with the past, people face fierce competition and suffer from great pressure. Therefore, they have to devote more time and energy to their career. Some people are too occupied to spend time with their families,.What is more, some jobs require people to work in other cities, and some youngsters have to leave their parents at an early to study elsewhere. As time passes, those people become emotionally estranged from their family memebers.

    Another reason is that there are more entertaining forms available. Nowadays high technology brings us more interesting activities which are easily attarct people’s attention, such as play video games, watching TV and surfing internet. As a concequence, people are indulged in those things with totally neglecting the feelings of their family members.

    To bring family members closer, these are some suggestions may put forward. Firstly, never take office work back to home, and set a regular and enough time to spare with our family members, no matter how important the work is. Family always comes first. Secondly, people who study or work far away from their home may take advantage of modern technology to make phone calls or video chat with their relatives as much as possible. Last but not least, juveniles should be taught the sence of family when they are young.

    To sum up, family is the basic unit in a society. It is physically and mentally. crucial to everyone’s healthy growth. In order to enjoy harmonious family and stable society, effected should be take to creat close family relationship.

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    Re: "Families are not as close as before". IELTS practice essay

    Quote Originally Posted by dengnan83218 View Post
    Families are not as close as before. Give reasons for this change, and suggest some ways to bring families closer.

    In the past, family was a more significant concept in people’s minds; it was the center of people’s lives. Nowadays, however, the relationship between family members is less strong. falling apart. But what are the although various factors may have contributed to this, phenomenon, various people have diverse opinions on the matter. As far as I am concerned, it results the problem stems from the modern lifestyle. following reasons.

    The first reason is that people are spending more and more time on their work or study. Compared with the past, people face fierce competition and suffer from great pressure. Therefore, they have feel compelled to devote more time and energy to their career. In fact, some people are too occupied to spend time with their families. What is more, some Furthermore, many modern jobs require people to work in other cities, and some young people sters have to leave live away from their parents at an earlyto study. elsewhere. As time passes, those people can become emotionally estranged from their family members.

    Another reason is that there are more to do with the incredible variety of media entertainment and communication tools ing forms available. Nowadays, high advanced technology has brought brings us more interesting activities computers, personal smartphones and the Internet, all of which are easily attract people’s attention and occupy their time. , such as Most young people like playing video games, watching TV and surfing the Internet. As a consequence, people are indulged in those things with totally neglecting the feelings of simply don't have as much time to spend with their family members.

    Nevertheless, there are things we can do to bring family members closer. , these are some suggestions may put forward. Firstly, never take office work back to home, and set a regular and enough adequate time slot to spare spend with our family members, no matter how important the work is. Family always comes first. Secondly, people who study or work far away from their home may take advantage of modern technology to make phone calls or video chat with their relatives as much as possible. Last but not least, juveniles should be taught the sene importance of family when they are young.

    To sum up, although the modern lifestyle has weakened traditional family bonds, it is important for everyone to realize that the family is the basic unit in a society. It is physically and mentally. crucial to everyone’s healthy growth. In order to enjoy harmonious family and stable society, effected should be take to creat close family relationship.
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    Re: "Families are not as close as before". IELTS practice essay

    But what are thealthough various factors may have contributed to this, phenomenon, various people have diverse opinions on the matter.
    Teechar, you actually mean: Although various factors may have contributed to this, phenomenon, various people have diverse opinions on the matter.

    It's just a slip of pen, I know. It's really an honor to be here with you in our "La La Land".
    Last edited by rodgers white; 01-Mar-2017 at 02:16.

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    Re: "Families are not as close as before". IELTS practice essay

    No. I meant what I wrote. Your version doesn't work. By the way, I know you're well meaning, but please don't use "my friend" or "buddy" in your replies. They're actually inappropriate in the context of this forum.

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    Re: "Families are not as close as before". IELTS practice essay

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    No. I meant what I wrote. Your version doesn't work. By the way, I know you're well meaning, but please don't use "my friend" or "buddy" in your replies. They're actually inappropriate in the context of this forum.
    Got you, teechar.
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