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
, my belief is that there were more merits Personally,
refers to the speaker or writer
think that living in the countryside has many advantages.
, the pace of
is slower and more peaceful than
the city
, far away from the hustle, no noise, no rush.
, the time we spend with friends, not in a hurry, just really enjoy the moment.
, in the rural area the crime rate is much lower. There are not a lot of housebreaks, wallet stolen or get attacked in the street. In the small town people usually keep eyes on neighbour's house and ready to help if you need. And
but not least is
the food
. It is much more healthy and natural, because most people grow their own fruits and vegetables. It
is does not have
doesn't have
does not have
has not had
many chemicals that cause disease.
, there are some negative aspects of living in a small community.
people in the country do not have to work so many hours as some person do in the city, or they do not need to hurry but they do not earn so much money.
Besides there
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Besides, there
are not
interesting things to do during free time. And specially lacking of information is
as serious as lacking
education. Because it is not easy to get knowledge from outside their region. So in my opinion,
refers to the speaker or writer
consider that the
in the town is easier.
in the city has more opportunities and challenges.
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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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