IELTS Writing Task 2

IELTS Writing Task 2 – Q.20

Here’s a sample Writing Task 2 question othat falls under the category of Modern life & Technology.

 

Childhood obesity is becoming a serious problem in many countries. Explain the main causes and effects of this problem, and suggest some possible solutions.

 

This is another straightforward agree-disagree type of question. Before you start writing, look at how to organize your answer for this type of question.

Here’s a good, easy-to-read article on childhood obesity – its causes and effects. Have a read, underline or note down the good vocabulary and use it to write the essay above. Share your essay structure ideas in the comments below.

IELTS Writing Task 2 – Q.19

Here’s a sample Writing Task 2 question othat falls under the category of Modern life & Technology.

 

In the last century, the first man to walk on the moon said it was “a giant leap for mankind”. However, some people think it has made little difference to our daily lives. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

 

This is another straightforward agree-disagree type of quesiton. Before you start writing, look at how to organize your answer for this type of question.

Share your essay structure ideas in the comments below.

IELTS Writing Task 2 – Q.18

Here’s another Writing Task 2 question on the topic of education and society.

 

Behaviour in schools is getting worse. What are the possible causes and effects of this problem. Suggest some possible solutions.

 

Note the way the question is worded: this is a two-part question and answering each question in appropriate detail is equally important. Before you start writing, look at how to organize your answer for this type of question.

Here’s a good Telegraph article on the same theme – bad behavior among school children. As you read, underline or note down vocabulary you could use to answer the question above.

Share your essay structure ideas in the comments below.

IELTS Writing Task 2 – Q.17

Here’s a sample Writing Task 2 question on education and society.

 

Some people think the main purpose of schools is to turn children into good citizens and workers, rather than to benefit them as individuals.What are the possible reasons for this problem? Suggest a solution.

 

Note the way the question is worded: this is a two-part question and answering each question in appropriate detail is equally important. Before you start writing, look at how to organize your answer for this type of question.

Here’s a great video on the same theme – education and its impact on children. It’s a video lesson, so watch the video, answer the questions and note down vocabulary you could use to write the essay above. Then, jot down some ideas in the comments below.

IELTS Writing Task 2 – Q.16

Here’s a sample Writing Task 2 question on global issues.

 

Differences between countries become less evident each year. Nowadays, all over the world people share the same fashions, advertising, brands, eating habits and TV channels. Do the disadvantages of this trend outweigh the advantages?

 

Note the way the question is worded: it’s asking you to examine the advantages and disadvantages of cultural globalization. Before you start writing, look at how to organize your answer for this type of question.

Here’s a good article that examines the same question. Read it carefully and note down vocabulary that you could use. Then, jot down some ideas in the comments below.

IELTS Writing Task 2 – Q.15

Here’s a sample Writing Task 2 question on an unusual but fairly easy topic.

 

Happiness is considered very important in life. Why is it difficult to define? What factors are important in achieving happiness?

 

This is a classic two-part question. Here’s an essay structure for this type of question.

I found this great article that discusses some of the points you can include in this essay. Here, I have taken brief paragraphs and highlighted good band 7+ vocabulary: (more…)

IELTS Writing Task 2 – Q.14

Here’s a sample Writing Task 2 question on the topic of tourism.

 

Early technological developments helped ordinary people and changed their lives more than recent developments. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

 

This is a straightforward agree-disagree question. Here’s a simple structure to organize this type of essay.

Jot down some ideas under the following headings:

Introduction: 25-40 words
Sentence 1 – paraphrase the question
Sentence 2 – give your opinion

Body 1: 80-100 words – State opposite point of view

Body 2: 80-100 words – State your point of view

Conclusion: 20-30 words
Sentence 1 – rephrase your opinion

Jot down your ideas in the comments below. Also, have a look at the different types of IELTS writing task 2 questions here.