In the past, most people lived in small villages where everyone knew everyone else. Nowadays, most people live in large cities where they only know a few people in their area. What do you think were the advantages and disadvantages of living in a small community?

It is a common view that villagers seemed to be more friendly and
exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor
than their counterparts who lived in big, modern cities in the old days. While I recognize some potential drawbacks of country life, my belief is that there were more merits. In my opinion, there were a number of the great things about living in hamlets. People who
lived small
lived in small
villages were very friendly and familiar with each other,
no one felt lonely.
Besides they
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Besides, they
were willing to aid other do homework.
For example
, in my village
a person who lives (or is located) near another
always helped the others to prepare someone’s big party.
, the atmosphere in small villages is cleaner and fresher than in large cities, so the people were in a healthy lifestyle.
, children in there could grow up in
natural way
a natural way
. They did not play video games or watched TV a lot, they could play with many friends, and they enjoyed doing outdoor activities more than indoor activities.
, living in a small
had drawbacks.
, children in a small village could not access to
the better
the best
education. The schools were too far and there
no public transports, so the children went to school very difficult.
, people were hard to improve their knowledge because of the lack of new technologies.
, people did not get good
health care
, they were treated in the absence of medical equipments because the hospitals were located too far away the villages. In conclusion, I believe that the advantages of living in a small villages do outweigh the disadvantages.
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Topic Vocabulary:
  • Sense of community
  • Bond
  • Close-knit
  • Tight-knit
  • Belonging
  • Familiarity
  • Security
  • Support system
  • Social connections
  • Look out for
  • Have someone's back
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