TOEFL Essay Topic 31 - Some people spend their entire lives in one place. Others move a number of times throughout their lives, looking for a better job, house, community, or even climate. Which do you prefer: staying in one place or moving in search of another place? Use reasons and specific examples to support your opinion.
My parents spend their entire life in Xi’an city, and do not want move to any other places. Although
My parents spend their entire life in Xi’an city, and do not want move to any other places. Although it already takes me twenty-seven years being with them, I still prefer and willing to live different cities or town in my life. People love to move several times during their lives for many kinds of reasons. To me, the most common reasons are to get better job, to enjoy mild climates, to meet different people.
With rapid development of economy and technology in China, more and more large international companies and business prefer to settle in some big cities. These businesses not only can need a large work-force, but also offer considerable salary to employee, and provide better job positions as well.
For example, if I move to Beijing or Shanghai, good background of working in a famous company of Xi’an and talent will make me quickly find a position in a more famous multinational. Have you ever thought of living a seaside town? I have thought of it many times. As we know, the quality of air and water has become worse and worse by lot of factories, automobiles, and chemic plants in city. Smog and pollution encircle us. You would breath very fresh air, hear sea wind around you, freely swim in sea if you move to a littoral place. This is very agreeable thing, is not? Of course, wherever I live, there are many people of different races, religions, abilities, and interests I will meet. The information that I learn from them can enlarge my sight, increase my knowledge. What’s more, by getting along with them, I learn how to deal with peer pressure, how to have self-respect.
All in all, based on above discussion, I prefer to move different places several times in my life. At the same time, I would recommend other people, especially young people not stay one place all the time. They should live in other places to know the world around them.