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 spend their entire lives in one place. Others prefer to change their homes until they find the most
Some people spend their entire lives in one place. Others prefer to change their homes until they find the most comfortable place to live in. Different people react to city life in different ways, therefore some prefer to live in a small town while others prefer living in a big city.
On the one hand there are people who prefer to live in a big city despite its intensive and rushy lifestile. Living in a place like this makes people sooner or later get used to loud noises, traffic, pollution and crowds of the big city. Although they have to live under pressure and stress, somehow people become addicted to that way of living.
On the other hand there are those who prefer to live in small quiet towns far away from the big-city fuss. However, the small town does not have the facilities of the big one such as much entertainment, public transport or fashion shops. In spite of it some people choose to spend their lives in a small town because of its peaceful, quiet and orderly way of living.
I was born in a big city and I have spent all my life in it. Nevertheless, I want to escape away from big-city `every day` sometimea and to have a rest in a small and quiet place. However, I prefer to live in a big city because I really love its sounds and its rushy way of living. Furthermore a big city gives me much more opportunities for education, for meeting many different people, for cultural life and last but not least-for entertainment than the small town. I appreciate all these things and for this reason I prefer to live in a big city.
But I truly believe that man feels like home everywhere he finds happiness.