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age Othe’5 Others 20% 17% H V Task 2 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the
following topic: The number of elderly people in the world is increasing. What do you think are the
positive and negative effects of this trend? Give reasons for_vour answer and include any relevant
examples from your own knowledge or experience. Write at least 250 words. n r. s: .». n —i 77
78 UNIT 10 Individual and society Unit aims Task 1 Word order Linking using with Task 1 revision
Task 1 Word order Task 2 A Paragraph structure Task 2 revision Relevant and irrelevant information 1
The list below contains factors which inﬂuence career choice. Choose the five that have inﬂuenced you
most in choosing a career. Rank them in order of importance 15 (1 = most important; 5 = least important).
Then answer questions ad. U‘m d money role models ambition teachers friends parents interest Why have
you chosen these five factors? How did they contribute to your career choice? Why did you not choose the
other factors? What other factors might inﬂuence you? 2 Read the Task 1 question. Then answer questions
a—e. O"D O The bar charts show the results of a Greek survey from two selected age groups in 2003 on
the relative importance of five factors in choosing a career. Summarize the information by selecting and
reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant. Main reasons for choosing a career —
2035 age group 30 25 20 ‘Va 15 : #1 Money Friends Parents Role models Teachers Main reasons for
choosing a career — 4050 age group 30 Role Parents models Teachers Money Friends What does each
chart refer to generally? Look at the captions. What do the items along the bottom of the bar charts refer
to? How do the bar charts relate to each other? What are the most noticeable features of the first bar chart?
What are the most noticeable features of the second bar chart?
UNIT 1 0 Individual and society 3 Reorder the words in italics in the model text below. Model text The
bar charts provide information from a Greek survey about ' reasons/ the/ for/ main/ career/ a/choosing
among two age groups, 2035 and 4050. It is clear that the two groups 1 the/ inﬂuenced/ were/ various/
bydiictors to different degrees, with the most influential factors which contributed to career choice for the
2026 age group being money (approximately 2.‘! per cent) and then parents (7.? per cent). However, the
factors 3 the/ age/ were/ for/ reversﬂ 4 teachers/ as/ regards/ role/ and/ modeIs, the relative importance of
each was again the other way round: 5 n/ ne/ fifteen/ and/ respectiveIy/ group/ per/ cent4‘or/ younger/ the,
and fourteen and eleven per cent for the older. " similarity/ only/ the/ the/ two/ groupv between/ age was