范文:社区里建购物中心的坏处(33)

托福英语 时间:2007-04-05 我要投稿
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【题目】

  It has recently been announced that a large shopping center may be built in your neighborhood. Do you support or oppose this plan? Why? Use specific reasons and details to support your answer.

  【范文】 A Shopping Center in the Neighborhood

  Large shopping centers are very convenient because we can find almost everything we need there. They are also good places to spend free time because they usually offer some form of entertainment such as movie theaters. However, large shopping centers can also bring some disadvantages, and for this reason I would oppose the building of one in my neighborhood.

  One disadvantage of having a large shopping center in the neighborhood would be a great increase in traffic. More cars would not only bring traffic congestion, but also noise and parking problems. Another disadvantage is that a large shopping center requires a lot of space. Insgroupsto build one in my neighborhood, some open space would have to be sacrificed. We might no longer have room for a park or sports ground. And finally, if there were a shopping center in the neighborhood, people might visit it every day. They would no doubt spend too much money and ignore other ways of spending their leisure time.

  Due to the above disadvantages, I would oppose any plan to build a large shopping center in my neighborhood. Although I enjoy visiting shopping centers on occasion, I don’t need to go very often. I would rather spend some time traveling to one than live next door to one. My neighborhood is a peaceful and quiet place and I hope it will stay that way. 

  【译文】社区里的购物中心

  大型购物中心非常方便,因为我们在那里几乎可以买到所需要的任何东西。大型购物中心也是可以度过闲暇时间的好地方,因为那里通常会有如电影院等娱乐设施。然而,大型购物中心也有一些缺点。因此,我反对在我们的社区里兴建大型购物中心。

  社区里有大型购物中心的缺点之一是交通流量会大增。车辆增加不仅会造成塞车,也会制造噪音和停车问题。另一个缺点是,大型购物中心需要很大的空间。若要在社区里兴建,势必要牺牲掉一些空地,那我们就可能不会有公园或运动场的空间了。最后,如果社区里有大型购物中心,人们可能会天天去,这样无疑会花费过多,并且忽视了其他度过闲暇时间的方式。

  由于以上缺点,我反对任何在我们社区里兴建大型购物中心的计划。虽然我也喜欢偶尔逛逛购物中心,但我不需要常常去。我宁愿多花