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FREE model english essay

Title :

Write a story that involves solving a problem

Essay type:

Narrative Writing

0500 22


Cambridge IGCSE

October/November 2020

The day started like any other, but as I walked through my neighborhood, something felt off. The houses looked different, the cars were unfamiliar, and the people seemed out of place. I shook my head, thinking it was just my imagination playing tricks on me. But as I reached my front door, I realized that this could not be the present.

I hesitated before opening the door, unsure of what to expect. Inside, the furniture was different and my family was nowhere to be found. My heart raced as I tried to make sense of what was happening. Was I in some alternate dimension? A parallel universe?

I decided to take a walk and try to gather some clues. As I walked down the street, I noticed that the buildings were older and the technology seemed to be from a different era. I felt like I had been transported back in time.

I came across a newspaper stand and grabbed a copy of the local paper. The date on the front page confirmed my suspicions - I was in the year 1950. I couldn't believe it. How was this possible?

I felt a tap on my shoulder and turned around to see an old man. "Can I help you, son?" he asked. I stammered, trying to explain my situation. The man listened patiently before saying, "I think I might have an idea of what's going on. Follow me."

He led me to a small laboratory tucked away in an alley. Inside, I saw a machine that looked like a time machine. The old man introduced himself as a scientist who had been working on a time-traveling device. He explained that a malfunction had caused me to be sent back in time.

I was in shock, but the scientist assured me that he could send me back to my own time. I hesitated, knowing that going back would mean leaving behind everything and everyone I knew. But I knew I had to go back to my own time, to my family and the life I knew.

With a deep breath, I climbed into the time machine. The scientist flipped a few switches and the machine whirred to life. I closed my eyes and felt a jolt as I was propelled through time.

When I opened my eyes, I was back in my own neighborhood. The houses looked familiar, the cars were recognizable, and my family was waiting for me at the door. I hugged them tightly, tears streaming down my face. I had solved the problem and returned to my own time. But the memory of my journey through the past would stay with me forever.

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