TOEFL Essay Topic 92 - Some people prefer to live in places that have the same weather or climate all year long. Others like to live in areas where the weather changes several times a year. Which do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples to support your choice.
There are many kinds of climate in the world. For instance, North Africa is always dry and hot. Siberian area is always cold and has ice ground all year round. On the other hand, my country, Japan has four seasons each year and the climate changes every day. Although some people prefer to live in places that have the same weather and climate all year long, I prefer to live in areas that has the weather changes every year like my country. I have some reasons to support my opinion.
First of all, if the weather changes several times a year, we can enjoy different things in each seasons. For example, I enjoy two sports in my country. In the hot season, I play baseball and in the cold season, I go skiing. Conversely, we cannot do two sports every year in areas that has the same climate. In addition, we can enjoy different food if we have climate changes several times a year. My country is consist of many island and we often eat fish. The types of fish that are popular change each season.
Second, I think that climate changes have produced profound art works. A research shows that people living in areas that have climate changes tend to have richer feeling than people living in areas that hasve the same weather all year long. In my country, people have felt many things each season since ancient time and has produced interesting musics, literatures, or paintings. Especially, I believe that art works that treat season changes are characteristic in areas that have weather changes.
In conclusion, I prefer to live in areas where the weather changes several times a year because we can enjoy different food, sports and art works in a year.