TOEFL Essay Topic 9 - Some people prefer to live in a small town. Others prefer to live in a big city. Which place would you prefer to live in? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.
Some people like to live in a small town, because they think a small town is safe, peaceful and beautiful.
Some people like to live in a small town, because they think a small town is safe, peaceful and beautiful. They enjoy the fresh air and limpid water of a small town. However, in my opinion, I prefer to live in a big city. Because big city has more advanced and complete facilities of education, and a big city has more opportunity for career. Furthermore, a big city has more various entertainment facilities.
First, as a young student, the most important thing for me is achieving my education. If I live in a big city, I can reach all these advanced educational facilities. For example, the public library of a big city has more books than one of a small town, and it often has all kinds of taps or videos, and has many computers available to Internet. In addition, there are many museums, exhibitions in a big city. I can expand my knowledge thought them.
Second, a big city has more opportunities for my career. There are many factories and firms in all kinds of fields, especially in high-tech field. Since I am a student of computer science, of course, I prefer to live in a big city.
Finally, a big city has all kinds of entertainment facilities, such as dance bar, club, KTV. Every young people hope to have a various social life. In a big city, they will have more choice to spend their spare time, and they can know more people who come from different culture or background.
Based on all these reasons and details, I think a big city is more attractive than a small town, especially for young people. So I would live in a big city rather than a small town.