SEE REPORT ? Exercise 2 - Compare and Contrast
Use the words below to complete the paragraph.

similarly         in the same way         these towns are similar in that      both
both               likewise                         these two towns are similar

     My hometown and my college town have several things in common. First, 1 are small rural communities. For example, my hometown, Gridlockridge, has a population of only about 10,000 people. 2, my college town, Subnormality, consists of about 11,000 local residents. This population swells to 15,000 people when the college students are attending classes. A second way in which 3 is that they are 4 located in rural areas. Gridlockridge is surrounded by many acres of farmland which is devoted mainly to growing corn and soybeans. 5, Subnormality lies in the center of farmland which is used to raise hogs and cattle. Thirdly, 6 they contain college campuses. Gridlockridge, for example, is home to Neutron College, which is famous for its Agricultural Economics program as well as for its annual corn-watching festival. 7 the town of Subnormal boasts the beautiful campus of Quark College, which is well known for its Agricultural Engineering department and also for its yearly hog-calling contest.


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