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Living in a Flat Vs Living in a House


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There are many benefits to living in a flat, and there are also many benefits to living in a house. Although most people would generally consider houses to be better there are many advantages to living in a flat that houses just don’t have. Choosing which is better often comes down to personal preference, and there is not really a right or wrong answer. It could also be said that the benefits of each depend on the location.


Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary
  • debate (verb)
  • benefit (noun)
  • beneficial (adjective)
  • generally (adverb)
  • preference (noun)
  • depend (verb)
  • although (conjunction)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
Would you prefer to live in a flat or in a house?

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