Malaysia is a country that is located in Southeast Asia. Malaysia observes tropical weather but the best part is it is never too hot. On some days it is quite warm and nights are pretty cool in Malaysia. Needless to say, there are a lot of attractions in our country. Malaysia is made up of three main races. There are Malays, Chinese and Indians. In Sabah and Sarawak, there are a variety of ethnic groups with their own unique culture and heritage. All these cultures have influenced each other and have created a peaceful and harmonious country. People in Malaysia are quite friendly and enthusiastic. Malaysians are warm and welcome tourists from other countries so that they can enjoy their travel. Furthermore, Malaysia is also rich in variety of mouth-watering food such as ‘Laksa’, ‘Rojak’, ‘Tosai’ , ‘Roti canai’, Indian banana leaf curries and many more. It is because of the variety races in Malaysia. Besides, the places in Malaysia are for sight-seeing.
The ocean is so blue while the waves work so hard to reach the shore, continuously and tirelessly. The beautiful and smooth pebble beaches can also be found in some states of Malaysia, such as Pulau Langkawi in Kedah, Pulau Lang Tengah in Terengganu and others. Nature has been infinitely inventive with visit the rain forest or climbing mountain. The birds in forest sing with songs that can really touch your soul. In addition, the accommodation is also affordable here. Accommodation is available ranging from budget to 5-star hotels, serviced apartments, homestay and chalets by the beach. By surfing the website of www.booking.com, tourists will be able to find such accommodation that tally with tourists’ needs and requirements.
Everyone loves shopping. In Malaysia, there are variety of bargain items that can be found in the major markets is endless, ranging from price and quality to traditional arts and crafts. It also always holds big sales in shopping centres in Malaysia. Last but not least, Malaysia is famous with handicrafts like batik printing and kite making in Kelantan. Batik printing is an established tradition for centuries. Kites, which are called ‘Waus’ are painstakingly designed and made in various colours and patterns. In a nutshell, visiting Malaysia is a fantastic experience and also broadens our horizons. You should visit Malaysia if you have not done before. Malaysia really is a beautiful country that you should not miss!
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Malaysia is a multiracial country. Malaysia has a population of 23.27 million consisting of 61 percent Malays, 30 percent Chinese, 8 percent Indians and 1 percent of other ethnic groups. Malaysia is unique because of its diversity of races, religions and cultures, the stability of the country and many places of interests. Besides, there are many international achievements which are the pride of our nation.
Diversity of races, religions and cultures is a significant characteristic of our nation. Malaysia is a multiracial country with a rich cultural heritage. Unique to Malaysia is the 'Open House' concept where during the various cultural and religious festival like Hari Raya, Chinese New Year, Deepavali, Gawai Day and others, friends and families and even strangers would visit the homes of those who are celebrating the festival, to wish them well and enjoy the feast prepared by the hosts. Although the visitors may be from different races, they still can tolerate with each other and live under the same roof where they celebrate the festival together. This will help to strengthen the ties among themselves.
Moreover, the stability and peacefulness of Malaysia is also a uniqueness of us. We live harmoniously in a country where there are no wars and conflicts among Malaysians. War is dreadful and it may deteriorate humans' lives. We are fortunate that our country is safe and runs off the war. So, people can live safely here. Somehow, Malaysia is a paradise for those Iraqis or Pakistanis. Besides, our country is freed from natural disasters such as earthquakes. Earthquakes may bring death and destroy many buildings. Therefore, Malaysia is unique because of the stability and peaceful environment.
On top of that, there are many places of interests in country such as beaches, islands and rain forest. Malaysia's rain forest is considered as the oldest in the world. The diverse species of animals and plant life continue to excite a great deal of scientific research. Many believe that some undiscovered plant may hold cures to many currently incurable human diseases. There are many islands in our country such as Pulau Langkawi, Pulau Redang, Pulau Ketam and many others. Pulau Langkawi has a lot of historitical informations. Those who are in favour of history can go there to explore the history of that place. All the beaches in those islands are beautiful. The sand is soft and white. The accommodation is well-established and that makes those islands ideal places to visit.
Following this, there are also international achievements of our country. Those achievements include the existence of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Formula One (F1) racing circuit and the Petronas Twin Towers. KLIA is unique because it has all that is needed for business, entertainment and relaxation within its boundaries. The airport is part and parcel of the Multimedia Super Corridor where high technology industries are being actively developed. Nevertheless, there is a Formula One Race Track near the airport, so foreign car racing enthusiasts from all over the world can come for a visit to gather here. Besides that, Petronas Twin Towers which is a building that soars 452 metres into the sky is once upon a time, the tallest building in the world and yet it is a national pride to the people of Malaysia.
In short, Malaysia is unique that it has diversity of races, religions and cultures, a stable and peaceful environment, places of interest and some internal achievements. Those are important characteristic of our nation. It is rich of cultural heritage; it would be worth to play a visit here.
Corrections made in the essay above:
Do not put an extra hyphen - multiracial is correct, multi-racial and multi racial are wrong
Use noun instead of adjective - diversity of races, religious and cultures is wrong; it should be diversity of races, religions and cultures; a unique of us is wrong, a uniqueness of us is correct
This sentence is wrong because there should be two phrases in the sentence where you use the conjunction although - Although the visitors may be from different races. However… It should be ‘Although the visitors may be from different races, they…’
Article – an unique is wrong, a unique is correct
Subject-verb agreement - the stability and peacefulness of Malaysia is should be the stability and peacefulness of Malaysia are – Wrong: there is no wars and conflicts. Correct: there are no wars and conflicts
Use adverb instead of noun – we live in a harmony country should be we live harmoniously in a country or we live in harmony.
Singular or plural - humans' life is wrong, humans’ lives is correct, human beings is more appropriate
No plural form – Wrong: historitical informations. Correct: historical information
Avoid using informal word - has lots of is informal, has a lot of is formal
Essay Rating: 3.5
Good points and examples are discussed in the essay. However, there are some gross and minor grammatical and spelling errors. Gross errors include subject-verb agreement errors and wrong use of nouns and adjectives. All in all, there is still room for improvement. Keep up your writing effort!