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Imagine you find yourself accidentally locked in a shopping centre or mall after it has closed for the day. Describe what you see and hear, and your thoughts and feelings as you wait to be released

Essay type:

Descriptive Writing

0500 22


Cambridge IGCSE

May/June 2019

I had been shopping with my friends at the mall, and I was just about to leave when I realized I had left my phone in the dressing room. I hurried back to the store and tried to open the door, but it was locked. I peered through the glass door, and to my horror, I realized that the mall had closed for the day and I was now locked inside.

The mall was eerily quiet, and the only sound was the humming of the air conditioner. The usual hustle and bustle of the mall had been replaced by an eerie stillness. The bright lights that had illuminated the mall during the day had been replaced with a faint glow from the emergency lights. I looked around, and the store displays that had been bustling with shoppers now looked abandoned.

My heart was pounding as I wondered what I should do next. I tried to call my friends, but my phone was still inside the store. I started to panic, thinking about all the worst-case scenarios. I knew that I needed to stay calm, so I took deep breaths and tried to stay focused.

I slowly made my way to the mall's main entrance, hoping for a miracle. I could see the security guards patrolling outside, but they couldn't hear me banging on the door. I sat down on the cold tile floor and tried to think of a way out.

The minutes slowly ticked by, and I started to feel more and more desperate. I thought of all the people who were waiting for me at home and how worried they must be. I began to feel guilty for getting myself into this situation, and my heart sank as I realized I was helpless.

Eventually, I heard the sound of the door unlocking and I let out a sigh of relief. I was finally free! As I stepped out into the night air, I felt a wave of relief wash over me. I was thankful for the second chance I had been given, and I was determined to never put myself in this situation again.

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