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,
are small rural communities. For example, my hometown, Gridlockridge, has a population of only about 10,000 people.
, 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
is that they are
located in rural areas. Gridlockridge is surrounded by many acres of farmland which is devoted mainly to growing corn and soybeans.
, Subnormality lies in the center of farmland which is used to raise hogs and cattle. Thirdly,
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.
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.