IELTS Writing Samples of Band 5

Some think that ambition is a good quality. Is it important to be ambitious? Is it a positive or negative characteristic?

The rise of the one percent and accumulated capital has led many people today to question the basic value of raw ambition. In my opinion, though ambition has historical importance, it is a largely negative trait for most of society today....

Some believe that advances in technology are increasing the gap between rich and poor while others think the opposite is happening. Discuss both sides and give your own opinion.

There emerges a significant debate amidst those who consider that the gap between wealthy and poor people is on the increase in the frame of cutting-edge technology, whereas others has different point of view. I am of the opinion that technology widening the living standards of individuals who are at the middle tier and lower; a gap between poor and rich is far often the case notwithstanding....

Some people think that in order to produce a happy society, it is necessary to ensure that there is only a small difference between the earnings of the richest and poorest. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Happiness is the most desirable part of life. Some people argue that equal income level among rich and poor people will help to create a joyful society due to the fact that this will bring a sense of equality, less competition for luxurious things and social harmony. In this essay, I will contend supporting arguments to this view and provide examples to elaborate its strong need in the society....

Some people believe that school children should not be given homework by their teachers whereas others argue that homework plays an important role in the education of children. Discuss both views and give your opinion

In our world today, education is a huge part of a childs life. Though some individuals think a child need not to be bothered about school assignment, others believe it to be paramount in educating a child. Sequentially, the divergent views will be critically examined from the above topic with a conclusion of my own opinion....

Some people believe that visitors to other country should follow local customs and behavior. Others disagree and think that the host country should welcome cultural differences. Discuss both these views and give your opinion.

In today's modernization, the trend of travelling to different places experiencing various lifestyle is increasing. It is often argued that local customs and behavior must be followed by the tourist visiting to another country, whilst counter that they should be welcomed warmly by the local people. As both viewpoints have merits, I tend to believe that the difference between culture must be welcomed for social and educational purpose....

Poor nutrition and obesity is a problem in many developed countries and some people believe that a tax on fast food would reduce the problem. Do you agree?

Health problems that occur from neglected eating have become a huge issue in many countries around the world. It is preferred to eat on the go as it is cheap and convenient. Some individuals believe that tax should be increased on fast-food products to decrease the popularity of them and I fully agree with this statement....

Individuals can do nothing to improve the environment, only governments and large companies can make a difference to what extent do you agree or disagree.

Individuals should adapt their behaviour to help improve the environment, however, the scope of what a single person can do is limited. I believe that governments and companies have the power to make a far greater difference faster....

Some believe that advances in technology are increasing the gap between rich and poor while others think the opposite is happening. Discuss both sides and give your own opinion.

There emerges a significant debate amidst those who consider that the gap between wealthy and poor people is on the increase in the frame of cutting-edge technology, whereas others has different point of view. I am of the opinion that technology widening the living standards of individuals who are at the middle tier and lower; a gap between poor and rich is far often the case notwithstanding....

2. It was suggested that everyone in the world wants to own a car, a TV and a fridge. Do you think the disadvantages of such a development outweigh advantages?

Some people argued that everyone has their own essential things for living.I believe that drawbacks are not advanced to advantages.I have to use the thing in a balanced way.There are pros and cons as well....

Some people work for the same organization all their life. Others think that it is better to work for different organization. Discuss both views and gives your opinion.

Nowdays , the majority of people incline to stay at the same place where they work in , so its tdebatable subject , some argue that it is the best for one's to found job in different employer rather than functioning for the same company for their whole life and other oppese this . This essay will discuss both of views given , Moreover i will ilustrate why i completely agree with the second view....

In many countries, the amount of crime is increasing. What do you think are the main causes of crime? How can we deal with those causes? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

It is a known fact that in many poor nations crime rates have been rising rapidly for the past few years. As criminality escalates, people find themselves in a difficult position where they need to work to survive but are scared to leave their homes because of the possibility of being robbed. In this essay I intend to demonstrate the reasons for the existence of such an alarming number of crimes as well as the suggestions that could help diminish this problem....

Some people believe that children are given too much free time . They feel that this time should be used to do more school work. How do you think children should spend their free time.

Needless to say, education is very important for all the young children in this modern day. A number of individuals say that children ought to spend their free time on studying. Others think studying and rest have to be balance. In this essay, I will attempt to outline both ideas and provide my perspective below....

Some people advocate death penalty for those who committed violent crimes. Others say that capital punishment is unacceptable in contemporary society. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of death penalty and give your opinion

Today we are in a modern era, overcome all the obstacles from an uncivilized society, just a few decades ago. The common practice followed all over the world a century ago is the death punishment for a severe crime and it has been changed in most of the countries and judgement given based on the scenario. Some people insist to follow the earlier practice to reduce the unlawful activities, but others disagree. In this essay, we can discuss the merits and demerits of such decree and impact on the society....

In many countries, schools have severe problems with students behaviour. What do you think are the causes of this? What solutions can you suggest?

School discipline is an essential part of an educational process. However, some countries experience difficulties in students missbehaviour. This essay will examine causes of this problem and provide some actionable pieces of advise....

In many countries, schools have severe problems with students behaviour. What do you think are the causes of this? What solutions can you suggest?

School discipline is an essential part of an educational process. However, some countries experience difficulties in students missbehaviour. This essay will examine causes of this problem and provide some actionable pieces of advise....

In many countries today, there are concerns about the unhealthy lifestyles that people lead. What health issues are linked to modern lifestyles? What answers to these problems can you suggest?

It is true that the number of citizens have medical conditions are increasing rapidly these days due to their insufficient lifestyles. Although there will be undoubtedly negative consequences of this phenomenon, both individuals and government can take steps to mitigate these potential problems....

In many countries today, there are concerns about the unhealthy lifestyles that people lead. What health issues are linked to modern lifestyles? What answers to these problems can you suggest?

It is true that the number of citizens have medical conditions are increasing rapidly these days due to their insufficient lifestyles. Although there will be undoubtedly negative consequences of this phenomenon, both individuals and government can take step to mitigate these potential problems....

Some people like to spend their leisure time with their colleagues while others prefer to keep their private life separate from their work life. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

People have contrasting views, whether they should spend their past time with co-workers or keep their personal life away from them. In my opinion, it is better to discrete personal and professional aspects; however, this essay will discuss both views....

People are having more and more sugar-based drinks. What are the reasons? What are the solutions to make people drink less. You should write at least 250 words.

The consumption of sugar-based beverages is increasing. It is a serious problem because it negatively impacts on people’s health. This essay will consider main reasons of popularity of these drinks with the solutions to make people drink less of it....