Slides in Practise test: Urbanisation
Identify two reasons from Source 1 to explain why people are attracted to living in cities.
Explain which one of the problems caused by the rapid growth of cities you think is the most
serious from Source 1
Explain why the rapid growth of cities is an important national issue.
‘Cities are growing too fast.’
How well does the writer support this statement? You should consider the strengths and
weaknesses of the Source material.
"Cities provide more opportunities for leisure and entertainment than small villages."
How could you compare the opportunities for leisure and entertainment between cities
and small villages?
You should consider the types of information, sources of evidence and
methods you might use.
Identify one value judgement from Source 3. Explain why you think it is a value judgement.
Identify one prediction from Source 3. Explain why you think it is a prediction.
In this discussion, whose reasoning works better, Ling’s or Shu’s?
In your answer you should support your judgement with their words and phrases and you may
• the strength of their knowledge claims;
• how reasonable their opinions are;
• whether you accept their values and why;
• the reliability and validity of their evidence;
• other relevant issues.