IELTS Writing Topics June & July 2024

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The collection of writing topics that were reported by IELTS student in 2024. These questions could be repeated from previous months. Keep in mind that the provided questions are not predictions.

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In some countries, governments encourage business to move outside of the cities to solve the problems of housing and transport in cities. What are advantages and disadvantages?
Discuss the causes and some effects of widespread drug use by young people in modern day society. Make any recommendations you feel are necessary to help fight youth drug abuse. Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
People in all modern societies use drugs, but today's youth are experimenting with both legal and illegal drugs, and at an increasingly early age. Discuss the causes and some effects of widespread drug use by young people in modern day society. Make any recommendations you feel are necessary to help fight youth drug abuse.
Nowadays culture is much the same all around the world when compared to previous time. Do you think this is a postive or a negative development?
Nowadays, more and more people choose to do their shopping online instead of going to physical stores. Why is this so? What are the disadvantages of this trend?
Traffic congestion is a worldwide problem for urban populations. What are some of the causes of this problem and what measures can be taken to address it? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience. You should write at least 250 words.
The use of smartphone is decreasing our collective intelligence because we are reliant on the technology and not our own minds. To what extent do you agree or disagree.
The media should stop reporting details of crimes to the public because it only has negative influences on them. To what extent do you agree or disagree ?
People aim to achieve balance between work and other activities of their lives, but few are able to dothis. What are the problems in trying to achieve this goal and how these problems can be overcome? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience. Write at least 250 words
Some people think that having a set retirement age for everybody regardless of occupation is unfair. They believe that certain workers deserve to retire certain age limit agree or disagree
Some people think that one of the best ways to solve environmental problems and traffic jams is to increase the cost of fuels for cars and other vehicles. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement.
Some people think that all law breakers should be put into prison while others believe that there are better alternatives. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Music should not be taught in schools. Instead other subjects such as computer and science should be taught. Do you agree or disagree with the statement?
Some people think that the media (newspapers) have the right to publish details of people’s private life, while others think it should be controlled. Discuss both views.
Many businesses think that the new employees who have just graduated from schools lack interpersonal skills, such as working with colleagues as a team. What has caused this and what are the solutions to this problem?
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.
Many people think that TV has a positive impact on children’s creativity skills, while others believe that watching TV is damaging creative skills. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Some people prefer to live with a roommate.Others prefer to live alone.Compare the advantage of each choice.Which of these two options do you prefer? use specific reasons to support your answer.
Some people think robots are very important to humans' future development while others think they are dangerous and have negative effects on society. Discuss both views and give your opinion
Some people think that planting trees in open spaces in cities and towns is more important than building houses. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think older employees are more useful to a company while some others believe younger employees are more useful in modern society. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
People can eat a variety of food that can be grown in other areas. As a result, people eat more food produced in other regions than local food. Do you think the advantages of this trend outweigh the disadavantages?
There is no longer enough natural resources to sustain current levels of economic growth. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
Some school children have less natural ability to learn other languages. Therefore, it is not right to force these school children to learn a foreign language. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think museums and art galleries should show works of art and history from their own country rather than from different parts of the world. Do you agree or disagree ?
Some people think that they have the right to use as much as fresh water they want, others believe government should control the use of water as it limited sources. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Some people think that public libraries are no longer necessary, while others believe that public libraries still perform useful functions.Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Describe a famous person – e.g. a singer or athlete – that you admire. Give the reasons and examples for your answer and tell what they have achieved.
Some people feel that the effects of advertising are positive for individuals and businesses, while others think they are negative. Discuss both sides and give your opinion.
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: “It is more important for students to study art and literature than it is to study math and science.”
Without capital punishments (the health penalty) our lives are less secure and crimes of violence increases. Capital punishment in essential to control violence in society. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
Many people use distance-learning programs to study at home, but some people think that it cannot bring the benefit as much as attending college or university. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Transport delays and long journey times are widespread phenomena in many cites today. What are the causes of this problem, and how could the situation be improved.
People are more mobile nowadays. They seldom live in one city all their lives. Why do you think this is happening? What are the consequences of this trend?
Some people think that there are benefits in going to private secondary schools. Others feel that private schools can have negative effects on the society. Discuss both the view and give your opinion?
With the development of technology, children are now living very differently than children 20 years ago. What problems does this cause for society and the family?
In some areas of the US, a 'curfew' is imposed, in which teenagers are not allowed to be out of doors after a particular time at night unless they are accompanied by an adult. What is your opinion about this?
Government should spend money on railways rather than roads. To what extent do you agree with this statement? Give reasons for your answers and explain from your own knowledge or experience.
You should spend about 40 minutes on this question. Some people feel that it is always wrong to keep animals in captivity, for instance in zoos. Other people say that there are benefits for the animals and for humans. Discuss both sides of this debate, and give your personal view. You should give reasons for your answer, and include ideas and examples from your own knowledge and experience. Write at least 250 words.
Some disasters or calamities bring some opportunities in disguise. Some people think there is always a silver lining to a problem, while others think that disasters are always damaging. Do you agree or disagree? Put across your opinion with relevant supporting points or examples.
In many countries children are engaged in some kind of paid work. Some people regard this as completely wrong, while others consider it as valuable work experince, important for learning and taking responsability. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Improving living conditions within society is a far superior approach to crime prevention than the threat of punishment. To what extent do you agree with this statement and why?
Some people like to own the place where they live, but other people like to rent where they live. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Some say that parents should encourage their children to take part in organised group acitivities in their free time. Others say that this is important for children to learn how to occupy themselves on their own. Discuss both these views and give your opinion.
Some people think that zoos are all cruel and should be closed down. Others however believe that zoos can be useful in protecting wild animals. Discuss both opinions and give your own opinion.
Some people say social media do more harm to the youth. Other people say they do the great to the youth. Discuss both views and give your opinion. Give reasons for your answers and include examples from your knowledge and experience.
Many would argue that scientific research requires a degree of oversight from the relevant governmental auhorities. In my opinion, properly handled, this is a sensible and necessary policy. What are the advantages and disadvantages?
More and more people are using computers and electric devices to access information, therefore there is no need for printed books magazines and newspapers on paper. To what extent you agree or disagree?
In some countries, the average weight of people is increasing and their levels of health and fitness are decreasing. What do you think are the causes of these problems and what measures could be taken to slove them?
Write about the following topic. Some employers believe that job applicants’ social skills are more important than their academic qualifications. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience. You should write at least 250 words.
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