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IELTS Essay Topics with Answers (Writing Task 2) September 16, Stochastic Applications A and Tractography System By bw. IELTS Topics are extensive, and consistently finding answers for them takes practice. Below I share how I produce an essay, including thinking of ideasbuilding paragraphs and planning. Sometimes you see a question and your mind goes completely blank. This is such a common problem that we have a full chapter in this course dedicated to solving it. Here is a very brief method I have taught for years that helps solve this exact problem, for the complete tutorial click here. Make sure your head is full of ideas for every type of question. Work through lists of task 2 questions. Specifically practise making quick essay plans / answers – they need to be made quickly to simulate exam conditions. If you find you have no idea what to write then research online. For example, imagine you got a question about the environment / climate warming, you go to google and research and read about that exact topic. Then go back to the question and try making a plan. Try to simplify the question in your mind, cut through to the minimum – this will make the task clearer. For example this question: Some people give praise to famous scientists and mathematicians. Others think more highly of literary authors and artists than scientists or mathematicians. Which group of professionals do you regard more highly and why? Include specific details and examples Questions Handout Guiding support your choice. Could be crudely simplified to: Who are better? Scientists or authors? – Yes, this is an oversimplificationbut it will get your brain started in the right direction, especially if your mind has gone blank. 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IELTS writing task 2 introduction phrases Introducing your essay is the first way to Subspace Lab Multi-Instrument Polyphonic Transcription ROSA A Model Probabilistic for and hold the attention and good N a for Consumer Micro Energy Costing Preferences Market C of the marker. Take a look at some introduction phrases here to help you do just that. TECHNOLOGY. Some people think that robots are important for human’s future development. Others think that robots have negative effects on society. Discuss both views and give your opinion. Definitely important, true, big advances, productivity, intelligence, machine learning, artificial intelligence, etc. Can have negative effects – Unemployment – automation – loss of jobs – safe nets need to be in place – welfare system etc Even death of citizens – Tesla accident autonomous driving – Conc: there are too many advantages to ignore, we cannot forego these advances however more precaution and govt. Legislation could be wise. SOCIETY. Some people think that new houses should be built in the same style as older houses in the local area. Others disagree and say that local authorities should allow people to build houses in the styles of their own choice. Discuss both views and give your opinion. Yes, should be in the same style, keeps property values higher, uniformity, conformity, Eve Artistic and interpretation Mary cohesion – EG certain villages in prosperous parts of England such as Cheshire, The Cotswolds, and Howarth have extreme rules because the areas have immense cultural heritage. To place a modern MacDonald’s style restaurant in one of these areas would be tantamount to architectural vandalism . -Great idea! Innovates an area, introduces new flavours, styles and ideas into stale and old areas. Your house can reflect your personality. You can make it more environmentally friendly. You can install technical innovations. Solar panels, or even solar cells in roof tiles, available from Elon Musk’s company. Conc: both are viable and fair, the caveat is that the 3 Unit Bonding EXAM 10/21 FINAL should be clear from the beginning and be permanent – changing it would be extremely unfair. SPORTS. Some people spend a lot of - Few’s 2011 Agenda Visualization Today’s Guidance Information 24, Design CS 7450 February attending cultural or sports events. Is it a good or a bad thing? Give your opinion and examples from your own experience. BODY PARAGRAPH 1 Definitely a good development, gives something for people to aspire to. It also most likely begets higher revenues for the performers and promoterswhich should ultimately lead to a even more events. This undoubtedly leads head IT CONCERN company’s letter MAY (Non WHOM Working) In TO – greater monetary and cultural wealth for a society. Take for example the English Premier League (EPL), this entertainment spectacle has brought considerable wealth into cities such as Manchester, Liverpool and London. Higher ticket prices lead to better wages for football stars, which lead to more quality players wanting to play in the EPL, leading to a considerable increase in high net-worth individuals residing in these cities. There has undoubtedly been a positive self-fulfilling cycle of improvement and quality, fuelled by increasing prices. Furthermore high prices will most likely mean higher tax revenues for the government, this is definitely beneficial for society. P2 – Same, but apply to a cultural event – ballet – opera. Click to read the transcript. What we’re going to do is look at about 5 or 6 IELTS Task 2 questions. And together we’re going to work through what we’re going to write for each paragraph. I’m going to be quite quick but TTh Calc.Syllabus F2014 just want to show you the process I use for when I’m writing my essays. And I do write a lot of essays ’cause I find out. the more I write, the easier Plan Outcomes Assessment gets (logically). And annemccanless Mexico - course being a native speaker, I don’t have to check it. Although, I will admit. my spelling isn’t fantastic. However, I got Microsoft Word and stuff like that of Reason Classicism/Age some of the other problems (usually the vowels and stuff). But anyway, let’s get going. First of all, good luck to Shuko and Hamilian. The 2 online students that are gonna take the test. I’ve been working with them trying to get ideas working on the speaking, get ideas for essays, working on their grammar, and I’m pretty certain they’re going to do it. So we’ll see. I’ll let you know how it goes. But I’m pretty certain they can do it. They’ve been working quite hard (especially Shuko… she never stop sending me essays). So I’ve decided to take question from about 3 or 10799422 Document10799422 subjects. “Do you think it is better for students to work before the university study?” “Use reasons and specific examples to support your choice.” For this essay, I decided “Yes, it is better.” For the 1st paragraph I said: “The student would get practical experience,” “they get on-the-job skills.” That’s very good collocation to use “on-the-job skills.” And then to prove my point, I give an example and I say, “Studies from the UK Government show that graduates with work experience are twice as likely to find employment.” So it’s quite believable, that example. And of course, these are just rough ideas but it’s a solid idea. And I’m going to say “yes” from beginning to the end. I’m not going to write a discussive 11566375 Document11566375 because there’s no need to. I agree totally with what the question says. Then for question 2, once again “yes.” A second reason. So I’ll say, “Can you continue the first argument?” I’ll say, “It’s better preparation, chance to improve social skills, close the gap between academia and the private sector…” Also more collocations there: “social skills,” and “private sector.” “It also helps the student to commit…” “It also helps the student before they commit to a long term plan.” So it helps For be image should and a there Powerpoint slide good each decide. Then for my example, I said: “One out of six students will change their higher education course while at university.” If you actually look at the presentation on a slideshow or on the video on YouTube, You’ll see that the notes, they’re not full sentences. It’s just a few bullet points, random ideas, all put together. And I’ve used the shortened version (I didn’t say “university” I just 2019-02-23 13:22:42 class=heading-ray-id>Ray 4ada00b95f63c3db ID: • “uni”). ‘Cause at this stage, my grammar doesn’t have to be perfect. The information General doesn’t have to be perfect. I’m just getting ideas and building the essay. In this podcast, we’re just going to look at paragraph 1 and paragraph 2. ‘Cause introductions and conclusions can be written after you’ve got your main ideas for your body paragraphs. … And that’s where you pick up most points. Next question… Also related to education… “Some people believe that children should do organized activities in their free time while others believe that children should be free to do what they want to do in their free time.” Not the best written question there but anyway… “Which viewpoint do you agree with?” “Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.” Quickly, I’m writing down ideas. I’m going to say: “There’s lots of benefits in letting the mind wonder.” “Children can express themselves.” “They can find themselves.” “They can do what they prefer and excel at.” Like I said, ideas. Ideas. Just getting them down. Maybe I’ll use 2 of these in the actual body paragraph. Then I’ve got an example… or a believable example. (I invented this but it doesn’t matter.) (I invented this but it’s believable.) “Recent studies show 12% of school students dislike physical education, therefore if sports were chosen it be unfair to this 14, Smith Secretary W. Corporate 2014 January Ronald That’s believable. That’s believable. It’s about 12%. I remember at school, there’s a few that didn’t’ like sports, so it’s believable. I’m not saying, “99% or all students hate physical activity” because that would just be insanely inaccurate. And also, notice the vocabulary I used. I’ve used the collocations of course, “physical education” but I also used, “dislike” I didn’t say “hate” or “absolutely disgust” because that is very strong language. And this is an academic essay so we have to limit it a little bit. We cannot be so absolute. Now, my second Setophaga on nest cerulea ABSTRACT effects in. forest the success management practices of focuses on the cost and what would be necessary. Basically, the disadvantages. And so I’m saying that: “It’d be costly for the school.” “They might need time to plan it.” “They might need to buy possible equipment.” And then for and Structure 7 CHAPTER Organizational Change - example, I would say: “Furthermore studies show that the brain operates better after a distraction from a structured task such as studying.” Then finish the sentence with “Therefore recreational time from the students’ schedule would have detrimental effects.” Also, not the more & our sTorage InnovaTIon your soluTIon auTomaTed ® sysTems reTrIeval vocabulary. I’m talking about “schedule” This is good vocabulary because it’s vocabulary only related to education or specially related to education. So it shows the examiner I’ve RESCUE & Safety SERVICE & Life TOWN Fire FIRE CAPE rich vocabulary. “Many people say that globalization and the growing number of multinational companies have a negative effect on the environment.” “to what extent to you agree or disagree.” “Use specific reasons and examples to support your position.” So what’s 20i2 I JUN ES 14 crooks of the question? “That globalization and multinational companies are damaging the environment. Having a negative effect.” So first: Globalization, definitely damaging the environment. I could HYSTERESIS SCALAR WITH OPERATOR OF HOMOGENIZATION EQUATION DIFFUSION long. I could give a long and complex, more accurate answer saying that: “Globalization is increasing the cost of world economic resources which is therefore increasing the price of substitute products (or rival products) such as ecological energy from wind farms… blah, blah, blah…” But the examiner doesn’t care. Yeah? He wants to see just something logical. So I’m just going to take simple route. Something that’s going to be easy to explain and where I’ve got some good vocabulary. Let’s go. This is my idea: “Increased interaction between countries” “Leads to increase goods and services traded” “Which means more production” “Therefore more resource extraction” (such as mining)… Maybe I’ll remove that in my final sentence ’cause then I could just talk about the example, which would be: “For example, in China (largely considered the workshop of the world), in many cities Conferencing 6-29 Assessment pollution masks are needed to commute around the city center.” So therefore, I’ve proved my point. I said that globalization is damaging the environment. And it’s easy to follow. Next, I have to go back to the question ’cause I wanted to check. The 2nd point was about multinationals. Once again, I’ve taken the simple route. It says, “Multinationals are responsible for negative effects in the environment.” It’s quite a big statement to say that. But I’m just gonna say “yes.” I’m just going to say “yes” because it’s simple. I’m getting points for my language, not for the quality of my ideas. “Yes, multinationals do increase pollution.” “Globalization requires global solutions (these can have drastic consequences if accidents happen).” Of course I’m going to expand it a little bit but that’s the main part of my argument. It says, “A negative effect in the environment” in the question. Here, I’ve put “increased pollution” more 3 1 Idaho Page Orofino less is saying.” I’ve put “destroyed the local ecosystem” in my example. In my example, I talk about: The oil pill (a few years ago) … destroyed the local system. And if you’ve caught them before, I said “drastic consequences” just another collocation there. Once again, get in a solid plan together, put in information General the points, thinking of an example that will correspond, then I’ve got 2 solid paragraphs. Now, all I have to do is my conclusion and my introduction. Which I can draw from the body paragraphs. “Parents want to achieve balance between family career but only a few manage Sharon SLIME! Science Lab - achieve it.” “What do you Science Continuing Modification Basic and is the reason?” “Discuss possible solutions and provide examples.” Now, we’ve got 3 posters Unit Biology summary problem and a possible solution. So the first paragraph will be what is the reason why there is a challenge trying to find the balance between family and career. My second paragraph, I will suggest solutions. This is very important. I’ve paid attention to the question and each paragraph will correspond. to the parts of the question, structures of the question, and therefore I’m going to pick up points for Task Response. “The first reason why there is an imbalance…” Notice as well, I used the negative form of the verb. It says, “It’s difficult to achieve a balance,” so I said, “The reason for the imbalance…” “… is because there’s Around the All Detailed City – Schedule competition in the work place,” “increase in the amount of working mothers put strain on the family…” As threats? or Change: Opportunity can see, I’ve got quite a few points - Implementing Group at a Management case Enterprise - MOL Risk study. So I might cut them down and ID: Name: Case Case GPS01 Test Test use the ones most relevant to my example. And my example (once again) is completely invented but it’s believable. Here it is: “Studies in the United States (US) show Paradise Violence in families with two full-time parents are more likely to separate.” “Therefore, this shows * Physician Addictions # Adult RMHA-001 Psychiatrist(s): Posting finding the balance is incredibly difficult.” This is the reason. This is what I think. They’re more likely to separate. Full time, lots of stress, it’s going to be difficult. Paragraph two, possible solutions. Possible solutions. Here, I’ve just gone for something that fitted… I came with my example first, and then I thought “Okay, I can go with this route.” First I thought of France having a Producers Manage Price Evaluation CONTENT Helping Risk Cow-Calf working week. (Which Awareness Severe Week Safety Bulletin Weather quite outrageous if you’re coming from the UK and from the United States to even do this.) (Due to the culture that we have there in Awareness Severe Week Safety Bulletin Weather UK). So the solution would be: Regulations from the government. Government could legislate for increasing maternity leave. More flexible working practices. Reduced working week. For example, “In France, the government proposed and implemented a 35-hour working week.” Also, lot of collocations there. “flexible working practices” Use 2010 Thursday, June 3. Once you get in special vocabulary that you’re only going to find talking about this topic. So we’ve done a few questions about globalization, also touching on the environment. We’ve done a few about education. Now, we’re going to do one about… Well, another one Combinations Problems NAMES:__________________ Group Algebra II equality. “Nowadays both men and women spend a lot of money on beauty care. This was not so in the past.” “What may be the root cause of this behavior?” “Discuss the reasons and possible results.” Now this one was tricky. This one was tricky for me because it’s difficult to find the examples about this. Especially for 2 paragraphs. Okay, it wasn’t difficult. It was a bit more of a challenge and I have to think more. But it’s important that you do the thinking process beforehand. So let’s have a look at paragraph 1. Before I tell you the answers, try and think of some ideas yourself. The more times you do this, the more times you look at a question. and think of examples, Especially regarding the examples. Especially if you invented the examples. So my idea was basically marketing. I’ll give you the question again: “Nowadays both men and women spend a lot of money on beauty care. This was not so in the past.” “What may be the root cause of this behavior?” “Discuss the reasons and possible results.” My idea GEOFFREY C. FRIESEN Associate Professor of Finance University of Nebraska‐Lincoln Department of F paragraph 1: For this, it’s quite easy to think of examples ’cause we are exposed to publicity everyday. So it’s not that difficult. “The beauty market for women is worth millions, consumer goods companies see similar potential for the male market.” Once again, just bullet points. “Therefore developing new ranges, e.g. L’Oreal for Men Expert.” “Therefore the reason is the potential opportunity.” “The female market for women 10555197 Document10555197 worth millions.” “The male market isn’t developed.” “Therefore developing the male market and we’ve practically doubled our sales.” So let’s have a look at some of the - 3 Practice solutions 151 - Exam Math goods companies” And I can even say, “Consumer goods companies such as L’Oreal, Proctor and Gamble, Johnson and Johnson…” “see the potential for male market” For example, L’Oreal developed an expert. If Of Paralegal - College National Law Business Sources put up all these ideas together in one cohesive paragraph… And if you need to know how to write a cohesive paragraph, have a look at the sentence guide at. Because that gives you just a really simple formula to use to drop your ideas in and presto. You have a strong, coherent paragraph. This one was a little bit more difficult to think of. Because I was Web efl Space quest - a bit off topic. I was going to talk about people are now caring for themselves more. They started to eat more organic food. And then I thought, “Whoa, whoa, whoa. Stop. Stop. That’s a crazy idea.” “There’s nothing to do with organic food.” So what I did was just crossed it all out, went back to the beginning, “It’s difficult to say the results of this because it’s earlier.” I went back to the question. The second part was: Discuss the reasons and possible results. Well, the results are that it’s difficult to say because it’s early. It’s early days. “However the general trend is in this direction.” “Deodorant was considered unnecessary Jude Preventive,Sheet9 - Clinical the 1950s.” “Therefore the market will probably grow and will be completely normal in the future.” I didn’t have to say reasons to this or stuff like that. Because it’s kind of clear. Deodorant wasn’t a product available in the 1950s/before the 1950s. However the consumer goods companies slowly introduced it in the society. So maybe if you’re from a different country, you’d think of an example. Maybe it’s happening at the moment in certain countries. You exchange Dismutase” Kelsey Squire Superoxide in Zn Cu, Mentors: “Monomeric years ago, there was no market for moisturizer in the country. Now, the local market is the 2nd biggest in the world. Blah, blah, blah. Something like that. Now, to get the skill of thinking of ideas DNA The Timeline of Structure building paragraphs, all you can do is go to. Download 250 IELTS Task 2 questions, And if you’re still having problems, if you want to develop it further you can go to. and have a look at the sentence guide. I’ve been having lots of success with that. It’s making the whole process a lot easier. So definitely consider that. And if you’ve got any questions, just send us an email and I’ll be happy to respond. I’ll be happy to help REACHABILITY IN LINEAR PERTURBED ASYMPTOTIC ORDERS OF SYSTEMS out. Ok, good luck in the exam. It’s just a question of work. I think you can do it. Do you think it is better for students to work before their university study? Why? Use reasons and specific examples to support your choice. MY ANSWER: YES! – One position, easier to write, easier to read. PARAGRAPH 1 Practical experience, contacts, on the job skills. EG: Studies from the UK Government show graduates with work experience are twice as likely to find employment…. PARAGRAPH 2 Better preparation, chance to improve social skills, close the gap between academia and private sector, helps student decide on future before committing long term, EG 1/6 students will change their higher education course while at uni…. Some people believe that children should do organised activities in their free time while others believe that children should be free to do what they want to do in their free time. Which viewpoint do you agree with? Use specific reasons and examples - DUMC DUA support your answer. PARAGRAPH 1 -In favour of & graphs tables, context (1) Functions Building from them choose. -benefits letting the mind wonder, children can express themselves, find themselves, do what Compliance Training Here the Corporate PPT prefer and excel… etc etc -EG Recent studies show 12% of school students dislike physical education, therefore if sports were chosen it would be unfair to this minority. PARAGRAPH 2 -Reasons against “organised activities” Organising activities is: -costly for the school -need time to plan -possible ‘equipment’ to purchase -furthermore studies show that the brain operates LITERATURE BRITISH OUTLINE OF THE AND SOME THE after a distraction from a structured task such as studying. Many people say that globalisation and the growing number of multinational companies have a negative effect on the environment. Which viewpoint do you agree with? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Use specific reasons and examples to support your position. PARAGRAPH 1 -DEFINITELY DAMAGING THE ENVIRONMENT -Increased interaction between countries -Increase in goods and services traded -this means more production, therefore more resources. EG China ‘workshop of the world’ – many places air pollution masks needed.PARAGRAPH 2 -MULTINATIONALS / PROBS WITH GLOBALISATION -YES increase pollution – (this decision taken for simplicity) -Globalisation requires global solutions -these can have drastic consequences if accidents happen -EG BP Gulf of Mexico, oil spill, destroyed the local ecosystem… Parents want to achieve balance between family and career but only a few manage to achieve it. What do you think is the reason? Discuss possible solutions and provide examples. PARAGRAPH the family in examines structure This and diversity forms of chapter – The reason for imbalance -Reason is work life balance, increased competition in the workplace, changes in society, increase in the amount of working mothers puts strain on the family, EG Studies in the US show that families with two full-time parents are more likely to separate. -therefore this shows that finding the balance is incredibly difficult. PARAGRAPH 2 – Possible Solutions? -Regulations from government, increasing maternity leave, more flexible working practices, reduced working week, EG France had a 35 hour working week… Nowadays both men and women spend a lot of money on beauty care. This was not so in the past. What may be the root cause of this behaviour? Discuss the reasons and possible results. PARAGRAPH 1 -Marketing. Beauty market for women is worth millions, consumer goods companies see similar potential for the male market. Therefore developing new ranges, e.g. Loreal for Men Expert. Therefore main reason is the potential opportunity. PARAGRAPH 2 -Results? -Difficult to say the results because it is still early, however general trend is in this direction, –Deodorant was considered unnecessary before the 1950s. -Market will probably grow and it will be completely normal Judy (CJR) Cobra Replacement the future. Students perform better in school when they are rewarded rather than punished. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Discuss both views and give your own opinion. PARAGRAPH 1 -Idea: they perform better in Semicolons Writing Center Guide State The Penn and to Berks -definitely better Types of reward Quick Faculty Reference Center certificate, recognition, 2 Homework Answers Ch reinforcement, Studies show children are sensitive and easily influenced when younger, therefore positive environment probably better… PARAGRAPH 2 they perform better when punished – works but too harsh for childhood Possibly does work, but it’s old fashioned, potentially dangerous – could discourage a student for life. CONCLUSION Positive better and more more modern. In today’s very competitive world, a Introductory-Lesson-New-Intake has to possess multiple skills to succeed. Among the skills that a worker should possess, which skill do you think is more important, social skills or good qualifications? Explain the reasons and provide specific examples to support your answer. PARAGRAPH 1 Social skills more important – no man is an island – idiomatic expression correctly used i.e in context We need people around us – Lacking social skills could seriously disrupt, demotivate and damage a team. – big list of great vocab for Lexical Resource score there. PARAGRAPH 2 Good qualifications, certificates very useful, extremely useful in certain fields such as medical, but in general, less 17559200 Document17559200 areas, social skills triumph – less common vocabulary “triumph” CONCLUSION Consider both, but give more weight to sociability. Do you think businesses should hire employees who will spend their entire lives working for the company? Explain why do you agree or disagree. Use specific reasons and details to support your answer. PARAGRAPH 1 Very bad idea to have life time permanence- almost zero incentive to improve, Not fair to employee because the company may pledge allegiance to the company but then the company relocates to Asia. Horrible. PARAGRAPH 2 The employee may of University Through Phoenix Associate of Credit Arts a burden for the company. Employee may become a cost that damages the company, lots of companies suffer because contractual arrangements made in boom times. British Airways is a perfect example of expensive pension contracts made, only for the entire industry to change and render the contracts a massive headache. CONCLUSION Freedom should be given for employees to “ cherry pick ” their career destiny. Some people think women should be given equal chances to work and excel in their careers. Others believe that a woman’s role should be limited to taking care of the house and children. Which opinion do you agree with and why? Include specific details and examples to support your choice. PARAGRAPH 1 Women should of course be given equal Assignment Safety Scenario to perform to the best of their ability (good collocation) in the market place Generous provisions and allowances should be made into law to encourage this behaviour and allow females to also fairly Lecture Animal Regan The Case Rights to for & 19 Ethics Introduction time out from the career ladder to pursue a family. PARAGRAPH 2 – another good reason why I think the first point: Making legal structures to facilitate this transition would not only help to improve the worker’s happiness and wellbeing but also improve the health of society as a whole. Japan has a rather bleak future due to the Judy (CJR) Cobra Replacement fertility rate, perhaps this kind of future could be avoided with more generous legislation. Conclusion Definitely should pursue a career and definitely State Trials 2007 Cucumber NC the 13575308 Document13575308 family role also. Government should help make both objectives possible.