Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write a short essay entitled Online Shopping. You should write at least 120 words following the outline given below.
Shopping on the Internet is becoming a fashion in many cities due to the rapid development of the Internet technology. It is especially popular among college students and white-collars.
The advantage of shopping online is obvious: it can save some time for those busy with their work or study. Within a few clicks, they can get whatever they want without stepping out of the room. Still, online shopping has some disadvantages. First, it is less reliable and trustworthy compared with face-to-face shopping. Second, it fails to offer the fun of bargaining.
There is no doubt that outline shopping is a very convenient way and has become an irresistible trend in our society. It’s urgent that the relative laws should be regulated in accordance with the rapid growth of online shopping. Only in this way can people enjoy the fun and convenience of online shopping without the concern of being cheated.