IELTS Writing Samples of Band 8

Many students now have the opportunity to study in other countries. Studying abroad may bring some benefits to some students but it also has a significant number of disadvantages. Discuss both sides of the argument and give your own opinion.

Due to globalization, gone are the days when studying abroad was only a dream for some students. Nowadays, when the world is shrinking bit by bit, this dream is now within the grasp of students. Foreign education brings its perks with it, however as there is no garden without weeds, this is not an exception. Before I furnish my opinion, this essay will discuss both aspects of this notion....

International tourism has become more popular in recent decades. However, this can have a considerable impact on the countries which attract large numbers of visitors. What positive and negative effects does tourism have on countries which are popular destinations?

It has been an increase in tourism worldwide, which is due to a diversity of factors, ranging from simple curiosity to status token on social media. As flying becomes more accessible money-wise, people have travelled more frequently to visit new countries and cultures. However, when it comes to the industry itself, tourism can bring both positive and negative effects on the local communities....

Everyone of us should become a vegetarian because eating meat can cause serious health problems. To what extent do yo agree or disagree?

In the current time, people are more concern about becoming vegetarians since they believe that eating animal flesh is detrimental to health. I totally disagree with the given statement , believing that meat should be an essential component of our diet. The following paragraphs will detail out the affirmatives of including meat in our food habits....

People across the world are more similar than they are different. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Globalization has made the world as a second home for everyone. Hence , the gap between the people of different countries is decreasing. To a large extent ,I am inclined towards the idea that more matching characteristics are being observed among the people even though they belong to different countries.This essay would support my idea in all aspects....

level of youth crime are increasing rapidly in most cities around the word what are the reasons for this, and suggest some solutions.

The crime rate has been soaring unprecedently throughout the world especially among youth. Unemployment and lack of education are the two main culprits of the same. However, this scenario can be overturned by introducing financial assistance to the under-privileged and educate them on how to stay away from criminal activities....

Some people think that money is the best gift to give youngsters.Others feel that there are better gifts that they can receive .Discuss both sides and give your opinion.

It is a widely held belief that money is perfect as a present for juvenile, but there is a strong counter-argument amongst sections of the people that believe there are many valuable options available to gift children in place of money such as toys, video games, clothes, etcetera.However, I am of the opinion that this is a matter to be debated under the light of several factors before a reasonable conclusion can be drawn....

Nowadays, many medical research projects are funded by private companies. In your opinion, do you think that research should be carried out by private companies, individuals or government?

Curiosity as being an integral chunk of basic human nature has always been keeping individuals in the search of the unknown. However, research played a crucial component in the evolution of scientific fields. Though,exploration conducts on many levels either on personal, private enterprise or government. From my point of view,a mass level analysis should be conducted by the government and I will argue my opinion in the below passages....

Many parents complain about violence promoted to their children through video games, TV programs and other media. Why is it happening? What can be the solution for it?

It is true that videogames, TV programs and other types of media tend to fuel the idea of violence among children and this has been highly resented by the parents. In this essay ,the issue regarding this topic and the possible solution would be discussed, firstly how these platforms ingrain the concept of fighting and weapons are presumed to be ‘cool’, and secondly how certain measures should be taken to curb it or regulate the exposure of the same....

The number of people who are at risk of serious health problems due to being overweight is increasing. What is the reason for the growth in overweight people in society? How can this problem be solved ?

People are increasingly facing the risk of health problems caused by being overweight. This essay will discuss the main causes of including having unhealthy eating and lack of physical activities. Meanwhile, this essay will suggest solutions to these problems inluding improving one's diet and doing more physical exercises....

at the present time, the population of some countries includes a relatively large number of young adults, compared with the number of older people. Do the advantages of this situation outweigh the disadvantages?

In many countries today, the number of adolescents surpass the population of advanced people. As with most situations, this has merits and demerits, although this essay will critically examine both sides and give a plausible conclusion....

In many developing countries, there is an increasing movement of workers from rural areas into the cities. why do you think this happens? What problems can this cause?

Majorly in the building nations, workers are seen transforming their lives from rural to urban areas. There lie enormous factors which lead to this behaviour. In further passage, I will discuss possible reasons and problems caused due to this....

We live in a world of technology these days, while the internet brings with it clear advantages, the problems in terms of control and security of information outweighs the advantages. To what extent do you agree?

There is no doubt that we are living in a modern era, which is generally equipped with high-edge technology. Although the net has come with crystal clear benefits, I completely agree with the statement that the issues of possession and hacking of sensible information due to breaking the security are outweighed when compared with positives....

Technological developments leads to lots of environmental issues. Some people think a simple life style can preserve the environment. While others argue technology itself can solve it. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Protection of the environment is a soaring concern these days. That it is the responsibility of netizens to control environmental damage by adopting a simple lifestyle than depending on technology to resolve this issue is a subject of great enthusiasm as well as stark opposition and at times the both become somewhat blurred. There are strong arguments on both sides of the debate which I will discuss in upcoming paragraphs along with my opinion....

In some countries, people follow the latest fashion and hair styles. In your opinion what is influencing this? Is this a good or bad thing.

In some parts of the world, copying the latest fashion and hair look has become quite common among masses. In my opinion, this is happening because the general public attempt to imitate their favourite movies or sports stars. I believe that this is a negative development because people often spend their hard-earned money to just copy their ideal. This essay will intend to analyze both aspects in detail with relevant examples....

Some people say that in all levels of education from primary school to universities, too much time is spent on learning facts and not enough on learning practical skills. Do you agree or disagree?

Learning is a life-long process. There are some people who believe that every educational institution, even from the elementary to tertiary level, promotes theoretical aspects than practical training. I strongly disagree with this viewpoint because it is highly essential to spend a significant amount of time for this since this prepares the students to secure better prospects....

Nowadays many countries have very cosmopolitan cities with people from all over the world. How can the government ensure that all these people can live together harmoniously? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Over the last few decades, there has been a significant development in the cosmopolitan cities. As a result, there has been a considerable increase in the population of these countries. However, bureaucrats are making sure that the people live here peacefully. This essay will discuss the steps taken by the government to live harmoniously....

Wealthy nations should assist poorer countries with humanitarian relief during natural disasters? do you agree or disagree?

It is often argued that economically backward states should be helped on humanitarian grounds by developed countries during national calamities. This essay agrees with this statement because they have financially stable to do so and expertise in medical science to mitigate diseases....

These days' children are surrounded by electronic devices such as personal computers, tablet computers, and smart phones, and they learn to use them at a very early age. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this situation?

Smart gadgets have been extensively used in the modern world. Even children are not an exception to this. Using technology from a young age has become an accelerating trend these days. Like in every other case, usage of the electronic devices has both pros and cons to be analyzed....

Some people think secondary school students should study international news as one of their subjects. Other people say this is a waste of valuable school time. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

It is undeniable that educational institutes have been playing an incredible role to educate the students. It is, therefore, some people contend that high school ought to introduce the subject of the worldwide newscast, while others opine the notion and consider it worthless. This essay will discuss both the viewpoints in detail along with my personal perspective as I think that inculcation of news related subject should not be required....

"Prevention is better than cure." Researching and treating disease is too costly so it would be better to invest in preventative measures. To what extent do you agree.

There is a proverb called "prevention is better than curve" means everyone should protect fitness before suffering from the illness. Because analysing and treatment of health disorders are much expensive, thus it should focus on ways which can provide prevention and are less spendy. However, I agreed with this view and should promote the methods which are handy for sound health....