IELTS Writing Samples of Band 7

Some people say that advertising encourages us to buy things that we really do not need. Others say that advertisements tell us about new products that may improve our lives. Which viewpoint do you agree with?

There are two contrast arguments about the effects of advertisement, the first one is its significant influence on customers to force them to buy items which are not really needed. The other is the products advertised could aid users to improve their quality of life. In my opinion, I am convinced with the first argument and seemingly disagree with the last one because of some reasons that will be explained next....

Some say that people living in high-rise apartments are lonely and unhappy, while others say that it is advantageous to stay in high-rise apartments. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

In the era of infrastructural advancement, many opine that staying in tall buildings leads to a solitary and sad lifestyle, on the other side, a large number of pupils see it as a beneficial opportunity. In my opinion, long establishments positively contribute in several ways in ones' growth. This essay will discuss how the merits of high rise flats outweigh the demerits and reach a reasonable conclusion....

Some people think that strict punishments for driving offences are the key to reducing traffic accidents. Others, however, believe that other measures would be more effective in improving road safety. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

It is true that foreign films are more popular in many countries than domestically produced films. There could be several reasons why this is the case, and I believe that governments should promote local film-making by subsidising the industry....

Music plays a vital role in our society. How much has music influenced the way we think today? What do you think is key role of music in nowadays world?

soul plays an inevitable role in today’s world. It has a great influence on the thinking of people especially youngsters because they start imitating what they listen. However, it has become an inseparable part of human lives by providing them with employment as well as relaxation whenever they feel tired or depressed...

Many companies and organisations require their employees to wear uniforms. What kind of jobs require uniforms? What are the disadvantages of wearing a uniform to work?

From the old days people of some professions, such as firefighters or police officers, have had a responsibility to wear special clothes. While this distinguishes them from others and allows citizens to receive their help easier and quicker, for professionals this can be inconvenient and result in psychological disorders....

Some believe that TV has negatively impacted communication between friends and family. What is your opinion?

Television has become a part of every family since the recent decade. Hence, a few people are of the opinion that it is decreasing the social conversations which are often done with families and friends. I am inclined towards this to a large extent. In the current essay , I will write down the aspects that support my viewpoint....

Some people believe that studying at university or college is the best route to a successful career, while others believe that it is better to get a job straight after school. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

When they finish school, teenagers face the dilemma of whether to get a job or continue their education. While there are some benefits to getting a job straight after school, I would argue that it is better to go to college or university....

Some people think that wild animals should not be kept in zoos. Others believe that there are good reasons for having zoos. Discuss both these views and give your opinion.

There appear to be differing views on whether zoos are appropriate and acceptable places for wild animals. On the one hand,people argue that keeping animals in zoos is inhuman, while on the other hand,a group of people finds many advantages in having zoos....

Governments should spend more money on railways rather than roads. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Many believe that investing in the construction of railways should be prioritized by the government over roads. This essay agrees with the statement because railways are more efficient in several ways and that roads have a higher risk for accidents....

Some people believe that young people brig more profits to a company. Others says that older people actually bring more profit. Discuss both views and give your opinion

It is an irrefutable fact, that because of the new technology on mass media, devices and digitalization are making a gap between generations. Specially with the sudden born of the internet. In the following up paragraphs profits for both young and old people will be discussed and finally my personal opinion will be stipulated....

Nowadays, people are less fit and healthy than they were in the past, which could affect their long term health. Why do you think this is? What can be done to solve this problem?

It is an irrefutable fact, that today people is more fat and more sick than ever. Five decades ago, men and women were healthier and fitness. In the up comming paragraphs, this will be widely explained. In addition, I will give my personal opinion and also solutions will be given to this problem....

Some people think that the main factors influencing a child’s development these days are things such as television, friends, and music. Others believe that the family still remains more important. Discuss both opinions and give your opinion.

Nowadays, technology has a great influence on every individual irrespective of their ages. It is generally accepted that television, music and friends have a great impact on the child's growth. On the other hand, few opine that the family remains an incumbent part in children's development. In my opinion, both of them affect children's growth....

Some people today believe that the world’s increase in population is unsustainable and will eventually lead to a global crisis. Other people believe that world population increase is necessary and beneficial as it creates the growth of the world’s economy and society. Discuss both these views and give your opinion.

For the last decades, the world’s population has increased rapidly to the point some studies dictate this growth could become unsustainable, leading to a worldwide crisis. An opinion which, certainly, has its merits, since natural resources are not infinite. However, some people also claim the birth boost could be benefic to economy and society....

Sometimes an event that seems to be going badly turns out well after all. Discuss such an event in your life, using specific details your support your response.

People want to live with the best standards of living. If they do not have any heritage from their parents, they try to catch up with these good standards by working hard and believing that they can achieve this. In my opinion, every time this thesis is not viable because only working hard is not enough for the change without having a proper aim....

Nowadays, more and more people decide to have children later in their life What are reasons? What are the effects on society and family life?

These days most of the people consider having kids later than they used to do. In fact, there are many elements contributing to this situation....

Some people think that paying tax is their only duty, while other believe that we have more responsibilities towards our society. Discuss both sides and give your opinion.

Global warming is a crucial issue that can significantly change the world. Countries and international organizations have been discussing for a long time how radical should be the undertaken actions. While some argue that richer countries have a higher responsibility to resolve this issue and therefore should act stronger than developing countries, some believe that everyone is equally responsible for the upcoming events....

Do you agree or disagree with the following statements? the younger has nothing to teach the older. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

Learning is a long-time process. Even though visiting abroad has some issues, the benefits of this are huge. When exposing to a novel environment, this would enrich the knowledge and skills of the scholars....

In the past people used to live their entire life in one place. Nowadays they live in several different places during their life. What are the reasons for this change? Is it a positive or a negative trend?

As opposed to people in the past, nowadays, people prefer to have a nomadic lifestyle, wherein, they want to move around different places, rather than spending their entire life in their home-town. This could be either in their national boundaries or even overseas. There could be a number of reasons for this, and this essay will mention some of the most common underlying causes, behind this changing trend, which could be attributed to either work or leisure. I see this as a positive trend, as with experiencing different places in one's lifetime, people broaden their arena, and have the choice to adapt to the culture, custom and the place, which befits them the most....

Some people say that educational success depends most of the time on having a good teacher. Others say that attitude of students also matters. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Education has an immersible impact on one's successful life and career. While some hold an opinion that a teacher who has professional skills and willingness to improve students' knowledge creates uprising impact for their students' educational grades, others think that it is not possible only by having a good teacher, attitude plays a vital role as well. According to me, both viewpoints are valid and combination of learning willingness along with right guidance may lead to success....