TOEFL Essay Topic 140 - Some items (such as clothes or furniture) can be made by hand or by machine. Which do you prefer - items made by hand or items made by machine? Use reasons and specific examples to explain your choice.
hand made or machine made
Skills of making things are not available to everyone. Obviously, I prefer to buy hand made items. First because items are made very carefully. Also, hand made items are much more expensive than machine made items because of its uniqueness. last but not least, I prefer to buy hand made items because it is made specially for me which fits me more.
First, hand made items are made in a very careful way as these items are made by hands of skillful workers. These workers are trained and accustomed to do these items by their hands instead of doing them by machines. Besides, machines have no brains or no creative skills that may innovate new designes.
Moreover, I am a snoby individual. For that reason, I search all the time for unique items like clothes, cars, houses and furniture. So, unique items are those which are more expensive, that not all people can afford to buy. Obviously, hand made items are produced in a narrow economies of scale that made them expensive and unique.
last but not least, I prefer hand made items than machine made ones because i can make items that fit my taste, my shape and my circumestances. Definitely, hand made items are made specially for me. So, I can adjust it at anytime. And I can choose its design, color or measures.
In Brief, hand made items are very special items made carefully and uniquely. So, I would prefer to buy hand made items that I can modify it to fit my personality and tastes.
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