IELTS Writing Topics October & November 2020

The collection of writing topics that were reported by IELTS student in 2020. These questions could be repeated from previous months. Keep in mind that the provided questions are not predictions.

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Opinion

Genetic engineering is a dangerous trend. It should be limited. To what extent do you agree?

Opinion

some people believe that nowadays we have too many choices. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement.

Opinion

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.

Opinion

Nowadays technology is increasingly being used to monitor what people are saying and doing (for example, through cellphone tracking and security cameras). In many cases, the people being monitored are unaware that this is happening. Do you think advantages of this development outweigh the disadvantages?

Opinion

Some people believe that studying abroad is important because it expands a person's knowledge and understanding of the world. Others feel that it is better to study at home because that is the best way to prepare for a career in the student's own country. Discuss both these views, and give your opinion.

Opinion

"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.

Opinion

Some people argue that the government should give every unemployed person a mobile phone and should make sure they have access to the Internet. They believe it is the best way of using the public money to reduce the problem of unemployment. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Problem and Solution

Some of the way in which humans are damaging the environment .what can government do to address these problems? What can individual people do?

Opinion

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.

Opinion

Studies show that crime rates are lower among those with educational degrees. Therefore, the best way to reduce the crime rate is to educate criminals while they are still in prison. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Advantages and Disadvantages

Today, more people are travelling than ever before. Why is this the case? What are the benefits of travelling for the traveller?

Opinion

A person’s worth nowadays seems to be judged according to social status and material possessions. Old-fashioned values, such as honor, kindness and trust, no longer seem important. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

Discussion

Q1. Nowadays, many people have to work longer hours, and they feel more stressed out than before. What are the reasons? What can employers do to make their life easier.

Opinion

In the future, more people will choose to go on holiday in their own country and not travel abroad on holiday. Do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

Scientists say that junk food is harmful to people’s health. Some say the way ask people to leas fast food is educate them.while others say education doesn’t work.discuss both sides and give your opinion.

Opinion

Some people believe that if an individual behaves in an anti-social manner, such as committing a crime, then society is to blame. What are the causes of anti-social behavior? Who do you think is responsible?*

Advantages and Disadvantages

What are the advantages and disadvantages of leaving your country to live or study abroad? Try to do this under exam conditions — try to avoid looking at any notes you've made while studying this section. Remember, in the exam you'd have about 40 minutes to complete this task.

Opinion

In the future, more people will choose to go on holiday in their own country and not travel abroad on holiday. Do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

In the future, more people will choose to go on holidays in their own country, and not to travel aboard on holiday. Do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

Many products that we buy are made in other countries. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this and give your opinion.

Opinion

Consumers are faced with increasing numbers of advertisements from competing companies. To what extent do you think are consumers influenced by advertisements. What measures can be taken to protect them?

Opinion

In many city, planner tend to arrange shops schools, officies and homes in a specific area and separated them each other. Do you think the advantages of this policy outweigh disadvantages.

Opinion

The government should lower the budget on the arts in order to allocate more money to education.To what extent do you agree

Discussion

All over the world, societies are facing a growing problem with obesity. This problem affects both children and adults. What are the reasons for this rise in obesity. How could it be tackled.

Opinion

In some countries owing a home rather than renting one is very important for people. Why might this be the case? Do you think this a positive or negative situation?

Opinion

Some people say that excessive noise should be a criminal offence, while others say they should be free to make noise without limitation. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Advantages and Disadvantages

Some people think that computer games are bad for children, while others believe that they are useful. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of computer games

Opinion

Write about the following topic: 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?

Opinion

Lately, more and more work are done by machines instead of human. Do you think the positive impact on the development outweigh the negative impact on individuals and society?

Discussion

many young people regularly change their jobs over the years.what are the reasons for this? Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?

Opinion

When choosing a job, salary is the most important consideration. To what extent do you agree or disagree

Opinion

People are surrounded by advertising. Advertising can influence what people think So it has negative effects. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

Some people say that advertising is extremely successful at persuading us to buy things other people think that advertising is so common that we no longer pay attention to it . Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Opinion

The personal information of many individuals is held by large internet companies and organisations. Do you think the advantages of this outweigh the disadvantages?

Opinion

The personal information of many individuals is held by large internet companies and organisations. Do you think the advantages of this outweigh the disadvantages?

Opinion

Due to so many young people dropping out from school, the rate of unemployment is increasing and it affects our society in different ways. In your opinion, how can this situation be improved?

Opinion

It is important for children to learn the difference between right and wrong at early age. Punishment is necessary to help them learn this distinction. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? What short of punishment should parents and teachers be allowed to use to teach good behavior to children?

Opinion

By punishing murderers with the death penalty, society is also guilt of committing murder. Therefore, life in prison is a better punishment for murderers. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Opinion

Having a good university degree guarantees people a good job. To what extent do you agree?

Opinion

In the future, nobody will buy printed newspapers or books because they will be able to read everything they want online without paying. To what extent do you agree disagree with this statement?

Opinion

Car ownership has increased so rapidly over the past thirty years that many cities in the world are now 'one big traffic jam'. How true do you think this statement is? What measures can governments take to discourage people using their cars?

Opinion

Some countries an increasing number of people are suffering from health issues as a result of eating too much fast food. Hence, the government must impose an extra tax on this kind of food. Do you agree or disagree?

Discussion

Some people think that government should give high salary to the celebrities but others think that it should be provided to doctors and teachers discuss both views and give ur views

Advantages and Disadvantages

Recently there are more gas stations being built as opposed to diesel ones rural areas. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this trend.

Problem and Solution

many University students live with their families, while others live away from home because the universities are in different place what are the advantages and disadvantages of both situation ?

Discussion

Traffic congestion is a growing problem in many of the world’s major cities. Explain some possible reasons for this problem, and suggest some solutions.

Opinion

A person’s worth nowadays seems to be judged according to social status and material possessions. Old-fashioned values, such as honour, kindness and trust, no longer seem important. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Opinion

Some people say history is one of the most important school subjects. Other people think that, in today world, subjects like science and technology are more important than history. Discuss both these views and give your opinion.

Opinion

The government spends a lot of money on space exploration and on trying to discover life on other planets. Some people think that the government is wasting money and should spend more money on addressing problems in society. To what extent do you agree?

Opinion

Some people think that a person can never understand a culture of the country unless they speak the language. Do you agree with this opinion?

Opinion

It is important for all towns and cities to have large outdoor public spaces such as speared and park. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Opinion

Do you think middle school students should study international news as a subject?

Opinion

Some people think that a person can never understand a culture of the country unless they speak the language. Do you agree with this opinion?

Opinion

Governments should not have to provide care or financial support for elderly people because it is the responsibility of each person to prepare for retirement and support him or herself. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

Opinion

12. Some people believe that all company decisions should be made by managers. Others feel that it is better to include employees when making decisions. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Opinion

Some people think governments should care more about elderly while others think they should focus on investing in education for younger people. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Opinion

When a country develops its technology, the traditional skills and ways of life die out. It is pointless to try and keep them alive. Do you agree and disagree with this statement?

Discussion

These days fathers stay at home and take care of their children while mothers go out to work. What could be the reasons for this? Is it a positive or negative development?

Opinion

Some people say that vertical City is best gear people live and work in tall buildings other say that original city is better be here there are two tall buildings and discuss both sides and give your opinion.

Opinion

Many companies sponsor sports as a way of advertising themselves. Some people think this is good for the world of sport, while others think it is a negative. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Problem and Solution

Nowadays many people complain that they have difficulties getting enough sleep . What problems can lack of sleep cause? What can be done about lack of sleep?

Opinion

Some people say that the main environmental problem of our time is loss of particular species of plants and animals. Others say that they are more important environmental problems. Discuss both views and give your own opinion

Opinion

In some schools and universities, girls tend to choose art subjects (e.g. literature), and boys tend to choose science subjects (e.g. physics). Why do you think this is so? Should this tendency be changed? Do you agree or disagree?

Problem and Solution

It is observed in many countries that less and less people nowadays go to the cinema to watch movies. What could be the possible causes and the solution to this?

Discussion

People nowadays are not as fit and active as they were in the past. What are the reasons for this? What measures can be taken for this?

Opinion

It is generally believed that some people are born with certain talents, for instance for sport or music, and others are not. However, It is sometimes claimed that any child can be taught to become a good sports person or musician. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Problem and Solution

Nowadays more and more people have to compete with young people for the same jobs. What problems does this cause? What are some possible solutions?

Problem and Solution

In recent years, many small local shops have closed because customers travel to large shopping centres or mall to do their shopping. Is this a positive or negative development?

Opinion

People doing dangerous sports activities like scuba diving and bungi jumping, they should be responsible for their own life and rescue workers should not risk their lives to save people. Do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

With a growing world population, one of the most pressing issues is that of feeding such a large number of people. Some people believe that GM foods offer a viable solution to this problem. To what extent do you agree? why? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge and experience.

Opinion

Some people believe that students should be taught International news as a subject at schools. Others feel that this would be a waste of valuable school time. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Discussion

These days, more and more people are going to other countries for significant periods of time, either to find a job or to study. There are clearly many benefits to doing this, but people who live abroad can also face some difficulties. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of living and working in a foreign country. Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Opinion

Compared to our parent’s generation, life has become much more stressful. As a result, stress-related illnesses are on the increase around the world. Why is stress such a problem in the modern world and what do you think can be done to overcome the problems caused by stress?

Opinion

In many societies in the world, the population is ageing rapidly and this is leading to an unsustainable increase in the cost of public healthcare. A nation’s population should pay for their healthcare provision in the future. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

Children today are too dependent on computers and electronic entertainment. It would be better for them to be outside playing sports and taking part in more traditional pastimes than spending all day indoors. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Discussion

Some people feel that paparazzi should not follow celebrities and invade their privacy by taking pictures of them everywhere, while others believe this is just the price of fame. Discuss both views.

Opinion

Some modern artists receive huge sums of money for the things they create, while others struggle to survive. Governments should take steps to resolve this unfair situation. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

Some people believe government should spend money on New public buliding such as library and museum rather than renovating old buildings. To what extent do agree or disagree.

Problem and Solution

Cyber-bullying and cybercrimes are seen to be on the rise today. What are the causes for this? What are the solutions for this problem?

Opinion

“Prevention is better than cure”. Researching and treating diseases is too costly so it would be better to invest in preventive measures. To what extent do you agree.

Opinion

9. Some parents believe that children today spend too much time looking at screens. Others argue that this is necessary in the modern world. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Opinion

Some people think the main purpose of schools is to turn children into good citizens and workers, rather than to benefit them as individuals. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

Students generally prefer to choose a period they are supposed to study and the period they are free to have fun. They should be allowed to do their time management. Do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

Some people believe that the restoration of old buildings costs too much; we should demolish them and build new ones instead. To what extent Do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

Some people think the main purpose of schools is to turn children into good citizens and workers, rather than to benefit them as individuals. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

Shops should give preference in selling local food rather than imported food. Do you agree or disagree.

Opinion

Some people think that killing animals for food is cruel, but others claim that animals are a necessary part of diet. What is your opinion?

Opinion

Some people think that all university students should study whatever they like. Others believe that they should only be allowed to study subjects that will be useful in the future, such as those related to science and technology. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Opinion

Some people think that new technology always improve the lives of workers. Other people believe that it results in disadvantages for workers. Discuss both opinions and give your own opinion.

Opinion

Some people say that advertising is extremely successful at persuading us to buy things. Others think that advertising is so common that we no longer pay attention to them. Discuss both the views and give ur opinion.

Opinion

Around the world, many adults are working from home, and more children are beginning to study from home because technology has become cheaper and more accessible. Do you think this is a positive or negative development? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Problem and Solution

In many cities, security measures, such as the use of video cameras in public places, are being increased in order to reduce crime, but some people believe that these measures restrict our individual freedom. Do the benefits of increased security outweigh the drawbacks?

Opinion

Some students found some subjects such as mathematics,Philosophy are difficult, so these subjects should be optional instead of compulsory. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Opinion

Genetic engineering is an important issue in society today. Some people think that it will improve people’s lives in many ways. Others feel that it may be a threat to life on earth. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Opinion

Modern technology is now very common in most work places. How do you think this has changed the way we work? Do you think there are disadvantages to relying too much on technology?

Discussion

Nowadays people are trying to have a successful career and happy family life at the same time.What problems could this create? How can people overcome them? Give reasons for your answer and include relevant examples.

Opinion

Some people think that getting degree from university is the best way to guarantee a good job, while others believe that it would be better go straight into work and get experience. Discus both sides and give your opinion.

Discussion

Question nowadays in many countries young people leave rural areas to study or work in cities.what are the reason for this? Do the benefits of this outweigh the disadvantages?

Opinion

Some people think that it is better to educate boys and girls in separate schools. Others, however, believe that boys and girls benefit more from attending mixed schools. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Opinion

The government should lower the budget on the arts in order to allocate more money to education. To what extent do you agree?