IELTS Writing Samples of Band 6

Compare the advantages and disadvantages of three of the following ways of learning a foreign language. State which you consider to be the most effective. studying on your own taking lessons with a private tutor taking lessons as part of a class taking lessons online going to live in a country where the language is spoken

Nowadays, knowledge of foreign languages is one of the basic necessary skills and we have a lot of opportunities to learn and improve it. For instance, we can do this on our own, especially given the vast array of educational resources, but in this case there is a disadvantage in the long learning period and the lack of feedback from the real person. We can also study with the tutor remotely and be more confident in the material, but this way is more expensive than the first option and its effectiveness depends on the teacher. From my point of view, another option is the fastest and most efficient, but also the most stressful and difficult, is to go live in the country with native speakers....

Recently, abortion increases rapidly and becomes a controversial topic. Some people suppose that abortion should be legal while others are against it. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Killing a child has always been a controversial issue at present. The rate at which abortions are happening has risen rapidly. Some believe that it should be legal as it's the parents choice if they want a baby or not, whereas, others say that killing a child is no ones right. Well, I stand by with the notion that abortion cannot be legal and no one has any right to do so....

Nowadays museum and historical sites are mainly visited by foreign tourists instead of locals. Why this is happening? What can be done to get locals to visit museums and historical sites more?

In recent times, foreign visitors are seen to visit the historical sites and museums more often than the local people. This is happening because locals do not want to expend money by watching same old heritage pictures and statues. Again, the ticket price to entry at these museums have increased double in the last three years. However, government should low the ticket price and also make plans to organize monthly exhibition in these museums and historical places so that locals as well as foreigners can visit these sites more often....

Many people think that zoos are cruel. Others think they are helpful in protecting rare animals. Discuss both sides and give your own opinion.

Zoos are considered to be beneficial in the preservation of endangered species. While there are some who think this is true, others believe that keeping animals enclosed in a cage is inhumane. In my opinion, animals should be free to enjoy the natural habitat, which they were meant to, in the first place....

Many people work long hours, leaving very little time for family and leisure activities. Does this situation have more advantages or more disadvantages? Give the reason for your answer and include any relevant examples of your knowledge and experience.

We live in an age where numerous individuals work extra times, thus getting a limited amount of time for leisure and family. Same as any other issue, working long hours has got its own advantage and disadvantage. Nevertheless, I strongly consider the disadvantages will overpower the benefits in this case....

As countries develop, more and more people buy and use their own cars. Do the advantages of this trend for individuals outweigh the disadvantages for the environment?

It is a fact that the more the country develop and the economy become stronger, people tend to buy more cars. Although it is very helpful to the workers to have their own vehicles, it is devastating to the environment so the drawbacks are far greater than the benefits....

Computers are becoming an essential part of education. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages and give your own opinion.

Information technology is becoming a ubiquitous part of learning. This essay will show that this is a welcome development and can enhance educational practice. It will first suggest that the instant availability of huge amounts of information is the primary advantage, followed by a discussion of how it can sometimes lead to plagiarism....

Some people say the main way to be happy in life is to have a lot of money. How might having a lot of money make people happy? What other things in life can make people happy?

Having money is a necessity for our life, furthermore, most vital things for survival can’t be bought for free, but you can feel joy with many things other than your debit or credit cards, including but not limited to: health and family, also being healthy and supported by your parents and siblings all the time, gives you a comfortable feeling....

Some people say the main way to be happy in life is to have a lot of money. How might having a lot of money make people happy? What other things in life can make people happy?

Having money is a necessity for our life, furthermore, most vital things for survival can’t be bought for free, but you can feel joy with many things other than money, including but not limited to: health and family, also being healthy and supported by your parents and siblings all the time, gives you a comfortable feeling....

Some people say the main way to be happy in life is to have a lot of money. How might having a lot of money make people happy? What other things in life can make people happy?

Having money is a necessity for our life, most vital things for survival can’t be bought for free, but feeling joy relates to many things other than money, including but not limited to: health and family. Being healthy and supported by your parents and siblings all the time, gives you a comfortable feeling....

Some people say the main way to be happy in life is to have a lot of money. How might having a lot of money make people happy? What other things in life can make people happy?

Having money is a necessity for our life, most vital things for survival can’t be bought for free, but feeling joy relates to many things other than money, including but not limited to, health and family. Being healthy and supported by your parents and siblings all the time, gives you a comfortable feeling....

In a number of countries, some people think it is necessary to spend large sums of money on constructing new railwaw lines for very fast trains between cities. Others believe the money should be spent on improving existing public transport. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Some countries believe that building railways are really important for transportation because they think that it is one of the most used transportation ways. A part of their community support the idea that new railways between the cities is necessary, while others think that allocated money should be used for more useful innovations to their not new transportation ways. This essay believes that it is necessary to have them....

Government should spend more money on railways rather than roads. do you agree or disagree?

Nowadays, world is changing a lot as compared to the past and transporation is the major factor behind this development. Mostly people preffer roads and railways for travelling. I personally believe that train plays major roal than roads. In the following paragraphs, I have some strong arguments to support my view....

As countries develop, more and more people buy and use their own cars. Do the advantages of this trend for individuals outweigh the disadvantages for the environment?

With the advancement of new technology, people are demanding a more comfortable life, due to which they prefer to use more personal vehicles such as cars, rather than using public transport. The benefits of this trend cannot neglect the adverse impact of chlorofluorocarbon gases emitted by these vehicles affecting the environment. This trend has given birth to many environmental issues and those cannot be ignored at any cost....

SOME PEOPLE BELIEVE THAT IT IS BEST TO ACCEPT A BAD SITUATION, SUCH AS AN UNSATISFACTORY JOB OR SHORTAGE OF MONEY. OTHERS ARGUE THAT IT IS BETTER TO TRY AND IMPROVE SUCH SITUATIONS. DISCUSS BOTH THESE VIEWS AND GIVE YOUR OPINION.

Tourism is the best source of revenue to many countries. Now a days traversing growingly paramount as a source of income to some of the countries.This essay will discuss about the more advantages than less disadvantages....

It is sometimes said that ‘travel broadens the mind’. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Pursuant to the majority of people, one of the most perceptible advantages of travelling is that: “travel broadens the mind”. Moving from place to place undoubtedly opens up our knowledge; nevertheless, such movement is not always for the better....

Some people say that the Internet is responsible for destroying the social skills of teenagers and young adults. Why do you think the Internet is seen as dangerous in this way and what can we do to ensure that it does not harm the social development of teenagers and young adults?

Over the last decade, the use of the Internet by the youth has increased alarmingly. I believe that this has worsened their communicating abilities severely, but that through limiting screen time and encouraging in-person time with friends and family members, communicating abilities can be restored....

Using a computer every day can have more negative than positive effects on your children. Do you agree or disagree? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Computers are considered to be a friend and a foe of humankind. Be it any range of age, computer is used every day for various task completion. But, in specific to children, some believe that the continuous use of this electronic machine has more cons than pros. I agree with it to a great extent that using computer on daily basis effects children health and cause problems like obesity and inactive lifestyle....

In many countries, weddings are getting bigger and more expensive than the past. Why is this the case? Is this a positive or negative development?

In this day and age, expensive wedding celebrations have become unprecedentedly prevalent in many countries, and young couples choose to spend enormous money on their weddings as opposed to their predecessors. This essay will elaborate on the reason behind this phenomenon, and explains why such extravagant weddings have negative impact on individual and society....

Some people think that having a set retirement age (e.g. 65 years) for everybody, regardless of occupation, is unfair. They believe that certain workers deserve to retire and receive a pension at an earlier age. Do you agree or disagree? Which types of workers do you think should benefit from early retirement?

It is considered by most of the people that having fixed annuity age for all employees, irrespective of occupation, is not justifed. In my opinion, I agree that the annuity age should be fixed as per the occupation of the people and also some of the workers should be given an opportunity to retire early owing to their health conditions....