Writing Task (go to Checklist)
Writing Paper Part 2. Task Type: Proposal
You are a member of a committee that is campaigning for an international sports competition to be hosted in your home town. You have received the following memo:
Write your proposal for the Chairman of the committee. (Around 220-260 words).
What you need to do to pass
Read our checklist first to understand what the examiner is
looking for in a good answer.
Ask yourself the following questions to help you get started:
sporting competition is it (a single sport or lots of different events) and how
long will it last? Write down the details.
does your town have to offer that makes it a good candidate for hosting the competition?
Use the following headings if you're stuck for ideas and make notes as in the
Facilities - a large multi-purpose sports stadium
Transport links - close to train and bus stations
Relaxation - plenty to do in the evenings
there any obstacles that you need to consider? What are the solutions?
Problem - Hotels are a long distance from airport
Solution - Arrange free coach service for delegates between airport and hotel
- What are your priorities
for spending your budget?
-Arrange daytime social programme for partners of delegates and their children
-Make buildings more attractive by redecorating them
You should look at your first draft of the task and decide:
- Have you answered the question?
- Is the layout and organisation appropriate?
- Is the language accurate with a good range of structures?
- Is the style appropriate and consistent?
- Will it have a positive effect on the reader?