You will have 20 minutes to plan, write and revise an essay about the topic below. Your response will be judged on how well you develop a position, organize your ideas, present supporting details, and control the elements of standard written English. You should write 200-300 words.
Invest heavily in the maintenance and renovation of historical buildings —> gain a better understanding of the local history, traditions and cultures —> enrich knowledge and broaden the horizon —> strengthen the enduring legacy and enjoyment of a community
正方: new homes can be greener and more energy efficient
Choose from an ever-expanding array of products and materials to make housing more energy, water and resource efficient —> have the added benefits of increased levels of safety, as well as being greener and energy efficient —> enjoy higher levels of emotional wellbeing