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FREE model english essay

Title :

Write a story which includes the sentence: ‘I spent the day wandering through unfamiliar streets looking for the place he told me about.’

Essay type:

Narrative Writing



Cambridge O Level

May/June 2022

The sun was just beginning to set as I stepped off the train and into the bustling city. I had never been to this place before, and the energy and excitement of it all made my heart race with anticipation. My best friend had told me about a little café tucked away in the heart of the city, and I had made the impulsive decision to come and find it for myself.

I spent the day wandering through unfamiliar streets, looking for the place he told me about. I asked for directions from strangers, consulted maps and guidebooks, and even resorted to using my phone's GPS to guide me. But no matter how hard I tried, I just couldn't seem to find the elusive café.

As the day wore on, my spirits began to flag. I had been walking for hours, and my feet ached and my stomach growled with hunger. I began to wonder if I had made a mistake coming here, if the café even existed at all. But I refused to give up, determined to find the place my friend had raved about.

Just as I was about to turn back and head to my hotel, I saw it. The small, unassuming sign hanging above a door in a narrow alleyway. I couldn't believe it; I had finally found the café.

I pushed open the door and stepped inside, taking in the cozy interior and the delicious smells wafting from the kitchen. I ordered a coffee and a pastry, and sat at a small table by the window. As I sipped my drink and looked out at the city, I couldn't help but feel a sense of accomplishment. I had set out on this journey on my own, and I had succeeded in finding the café.

From that day on, whenever I thought about that little café, I remembered the journey it took to get there and the sense of satisfaction I felt when I finally found it. It was a reminder that sometimes the best things in life are the ones that are the hardest to find.

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