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FREE model english essay

Title :

Write a narrative which starts with the words, ‘I was too late …’

Essay type:

Narrative Writing

0500 22


Cambridge IGCSE

May/June 2020

I was too late. I had waited too long, and now my chance was gone. I had been given the opportunity of a lifetime, but I had let it slip away.

It had all started a few weeks earlier. I had been working hard on my music and had finally been given the chance to record an album. I had been so excited and had eagerly accepted the offer.

But then, life had gotten in the way. I had been busy with work, and I had neglected my music. I kept telling myself that I would get to it eventually, but before I knew it, weeks had gone by.

Finally, I had realized that I was running out of time. I had decided to stay up all night and finish recording the album. But when I arrived at the studio, I realized that I was too late. The studio was closed and my chance had gone.

I felt my heart sink as I slowly walked away from the studio. I had been so close to achieving my dream, but now it was gone. I felt like I had let myself down, and I was filled with disappointment and regret.

But then something strange happened. As I walked away, I realized that I had learned something valuable. I had learned that life is short and that time is precious. I had learned that if I wanted to achieve my dreams, I had to act quickly.

I was determined to make the most of my second chance. I was going to work hard and make sure that I didn’t miss out on my next opportunity. I was going to keep moving forward and make my dreams come true.

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