TOEFL Essay Topic 86 - If you could go back to some time and place in the past, when and where would you go? Why? Use specific reasons and details to support your choice.
If I could go back to some time and place in the past, I would choose my childhood and my
If I could go back to some time and place in the past, I would choose my childhood and my hometown. There it was full of my child`s happy days. Especially nowadays, I live in a metro city full of chaos, traffic and pollution.
I would never forget the clear stream in my hometown. My friends and I used to swim and fish in the water, and to play on the grass nearby. Currently I am still looking for such a nice place for my child, but never succeed. It enhances my beautiful memories about my hometown stream.
I have lost contact with my close friends in my childhood for nearly twenty years.
Their dreams are still kept in my mind when we were talking about our future. Their honesty, naive and helpful characteristics drive me to seek for real friendship. Perhaps they were all married and even have children, perhaps they have achieved some successes, and perhaps they are struggling like me for living. I wish we could get together like in our childhood without worries about the future.
The spring festival atmosphere in my hometown frequently attracts me. Almost every child were dressed well, and got more freedom than other days in the year. All people are happily talking about their harvest and their plan in the next year. Needless to say, our children can enjoy lots of delicious food in such days.
In my hometown and my childhood, I lived happily and healthily in a beautiful environment. There I had very close friends. I wish I could go back to enjoy my cherished memories again.