Writing an Article — 18


Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

You have seen this advertisement in an international youth magazine:

Tell us about a person you consider a failure. What does failure really mean? How does failure influence people’s lives? We will publish the most interesting articles next month.

Write your article in 300–350 words (including the title) in an appropriate style.

In your article:

  • Make sure the following picture illustrates the main idea of your article:
  • Use 1–2 quotations from the list of quotations:

Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be. (John Wooden)

Giving up is the only sure way to fail. (Gena Showalter)

If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough. (Elon Musk)

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. (Thomas A. Edison)

We are all failures — at least the best of us are. (J. M. Barrie)


Похожее задание было на Всероссийской олимпиаде школьников 2016/17, заключительный этап, 9–11 классы.

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