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Choosing a Place to Live


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Choosing a place to live is not as simple as finding a nice property. There are many other aspects that need to be taken into account to try and make the correct choice. For example, people with young children may put a much greater emphasis on the schools in the local area, whereas a single person with dogs may want a location near parks and nice walks.


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  • property (noun)
  • location (noun)
  • move (verb)
  • important (adjective)
  • importance (noun)
  • priority (noun)
  • neighbourhood (noun)
  • take into account (idiom)
  • look for (phrasal verb)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
What things are important when choosing a place to live?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Choosing a Place to Live
  • What things do you think people think about when choosing a place to live?
  • What would be most important for you if you were looking for a new place to live?
  • What are the good things about where you live now?
  • What are the bad things about where you live now?
  • Overall, what do you think is more important, the place that you live (the property) or the location you live in?

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