IELTS Writing Task 2 Discussion Topics/Questions 2021

The list of Task 2 Discussion topics that were added by IELTS student in 2021. These Discussion questions could be repeated from previous months. Keep in mind that the provided Discussion questions are not predictions. The collection of Discussion questions is updated every hour. Choose one of the topics and start practicing answering this type of question to prepare for the IELTS exam and to get a good grade.

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In some countries, more and more people are becoming interested in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. What are the reasons for this? How can people research this?

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Immigration has a major impact on the society. What are the main reasons of immigration ? To what consequences it can lead ?

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Modern technology has made it easier for individuals to download copyrighted music and books from the internet for no charge. To what extent is this a positive or a negative development?

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In some cultures, children are often told that they can achieve anything if they try hard enough. What are the advantages and disadvantages of giving children this message? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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⁷Some 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. Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge and experience

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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. Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge and experience.

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More and more qualified people are moving from poor countries to rich countries to fill vacancies in specialist areas like engineering, computing and medicine . some people believe that by encouraging the movement of such people , rich countries are stealing from poor countries.others feel that this is the only part of the natural movement of workers around the world. discuss the both points of views.

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Should long-term job seekers in receipt of government benefits be made to do voluntary work so that they give something back to the community? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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An increasing number of people nowadays are buying what they need online. What are the advantages and disadvantages for both individuals and companies to shopping online? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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Modern lifestyles are said to negatively affect our health, and most people are too busy to make time for their own health. However, some people argue that by making small changes to our daily routines, we can enjoy a happier, healthier way of life. Discuss both sides of the argument and state a viewpoint

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In many countries, increasing numbers of people are becoming interested in learning about the history of the house or building where they live. What are the reasons behind this? How can individuals research this?

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There are many things that can motivate people to perform well in their work. These can include salary, job satisfaction or chance to help others. What you feel is the best motivation to do well at work? Give reasons for your answer.

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More and more people want to buy clothes, cars and other items with famous brands. What are the reasons? Is it a positive or negative development?

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In some countries, more people are becoming interested in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. What are the reasons for this? How can people research this question?

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Immigration has a major impact on society. What are the main reasons of immigration? To what consequences can it lead?

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Write about the following topic. It is now possible for scientists and tourists to travel to remote natural environment, such as the South Pole. What are advantages and disadvantages of this development? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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Nowadays people normally stretch their working hours and get stressed than before. What are the reasons for this? What employers can do to make people's life easier?

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The use of cell phones (mobile phones) has grown rapidly in the past few years. People use them for both business and personal reasons. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the Widespread use of mobile phones? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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Studies show that many criminals have a low level of education. For this reason, some people believe that the best way to reduce crime is to educate people in prison so they could get a good job once they are released.

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Doctors recommend that older people exercise regularly. However, many older people do not exercise enough. What could be the reason for this? What can be done to encourage them to physical activities?

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Many students find it difficult to pay attention at school. What are the reasons for this? What could be done to solve this problem?

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Some people argue that keeping pets is beneficial for longevity while others believe that household animals are not healthy for people to have as companions. Discuss both sides of the argument and which side you support, and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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Some people belive that it is best to accept a bad situation, such as an unsatisfactory job or shortage of money. Other argue that it is better to try and improve such situations. Discuss both these views and give your own opinión

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

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ompleting university education is thought by some to be the best way to to get a good job. On the other hand, others people think that getting experience and developing soft skills is more important . Discuss both sides and give your opinio

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Completing university education is thought by some to be the best way to to get a good job. On the other hand, others people think that getting experience and developing soft skills is more important . Discuss both sides and give your opinio

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The increase in People’s life expectancy means that they have to work older to pay for their retirement. One alternative is that people start to work at a young age. Is this alternative a positive or a negative development?

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Some people believe that children should spend all their free time with their families. Others believe that this is unnecessary or even negative. Discuss the possible arguments on both sides, and say which side you personally support.

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People in the past would always repair damaged products. However, nowadays, people like to throw out and purchase new products. What are the reasons for this? What problems might this cause?

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Some commentators feel that grandparents should live together with their children and grandchildren, while others say that older people should be encouraged to live independently. Consider the possible arguments on both sides of this debate, and reach your own conclusion.

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Some movies are serious, designed to make the audience think. Other movies are designed primarily to amuse and entertain. Which type of movies do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples

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Some commentators feel that grandparents should live together with their children and grandchildren, while others say that older people should be encouraged to live independently. Consider the possible arguments on both sides of this debate, and reach your own conclusion.

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In some countries younger people are increasingly losing interest in teaching. Why is this happening? What can be done to improve the situation? Give reasons for your answers and include examples from your own experience.

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Some commentators feel that grandparents should live together with their children and grandchildren, while others say that elderly people should be encouraged to live independently. Consider the possible arguments on both sides of this debate, and reach your own conclusion.

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Some movies are serious, designed to make the audience think. Other movies are designed primarily to amuse and entertain. Which type of movies do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples

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Every country has poor people and every country has different ways to dealing with the poor. What are some of the reasons for poverty? What can we do to help the poor?

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In some parts of the world, the rate of divorce has increased dramatically over the past few decades. Explain some possible reasons for this problem and suggest some solutions.

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Many people today are worried about ‘cybercrime’ such as hacking and identity theft. What problems does ‘cybercrime’ cause, and what solutions can you suggest for ordinary people and businesses to take? Give reasons for your answer, and provide ideas and examples from your own experience.

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Many people today are worried about ‘cybercrime’ such as hacking and identity theft. What problems does ‘cybercrime’ cause, and what solutions can you suggest for ordinary people and businesses to take? Give reasons for your answer, and provide ideas and examples from your own experience.

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People who were born in rural areas often move to big cities when they become adults. What are the reasons for this? Is it a positive or a negative trend?

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Some people believe it is better to study subjects that have practical applications. Others, however, think it is better to study subjects that are theoretical. Discuss both views.

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In modern societies more and more people choose to live on their own . what are the reasons people choose to this . It is positive or negative trend.?

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More and more wild animals are on the verge of extinction and others are on the endangered list. What are the reasons for this? What can be done to solve this problem?

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The health benefits of physical exercise are well known. Despite this, many people do not exercise regularly. what are the reason for this? What could be done to encourage them to exercise regularly?

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Many people believe that formal 'pen and paper' examinations are not the best method of assessing educational achievement. What is your view of examinations? Give the reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge experience.

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Some parents believe that learning mathematics at school is redundant and should not be taught while others believe it should remain a foundational subject whether or not it is used later in life. Discuss both sides.

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BECAUSE OF THE BUSY PACE OF MODERN LIFE, MANY CHILDREN SPEND MOST OF THEIR TIME INDOORS AND HAVE LITTLE EXPOSURE TO THE NATURAL WORLD. HOW IMPORTANT IS IT FOR CHILDREN TO LEARN TO UNDERSTAND AND APPRECIATE NATURE? GIVE REASONS FOR YOUR ANSWER AND INCLUDE ANY RELEVANT EXAMPLES FROM YOUR OWN KNOWLEDGE OR EXPERIENCE.

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Some schools have restricted the use of mobile phones. Is this a positive development or a negative one? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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SOME EXPERTS BELIEVE THAT IS BETTER FOR CHILDREN TO BEGIN LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE AT PRIMARY SCHOOL RATHER THAN SECONDARY SCHOOL. DO THE ADVANTAGES OF THIS OUTWEIGH DISADVANTAGES? GIVE REASONS FOR YOUR ANSWER AND INCLUDE ANY RELEVANT EXAMPLE FROM YOUR OWN KNOWLEDGE OR EXPERIENCE

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SOME EXPERTS BELIEVE THAT IS BETTER FOR CHILDREN TO BEGIN LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE AT PRIMARY SCHOOL RATHER THAN SECONDARY SCHOOL. DO THE ADVANTAGES OF THIS OUTWEIGH DISADVANTAGES? GIVE REASONS FOR YOUR ANSWER AND INCLUDE ANY RELEVANT EXAMPLE FROM YOUR OWN KNOWLEDGE OR EXPERIENCE

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As compared to the past, more younger people take medications for degenerative diseases. What are the reasons for this and give some examples?

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Nowadays people are not fit and active as before. These will have negative effect in the future health. What are the reasons and solutions to this issue?

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In many countries, increasing numbers of people are becoming interested in learning about the history of the house or building where they live. What are the reasons behind this? How can individuals research this?

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A gift (such as a camera, a soccer, or an animal ) can contribute to a child's development. what gift would you give to help a child develop? why? use reasons and specific examples to support your choices.

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Today, more people are travelling than ever before. Why is this the case? What are the benefits of travelling for the traveller? reasons: cheap transport , jobs , safety police, cars benefits: explore things : self confidence , learn new lenguage, new lifestyle

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Some people believe that children should spend all of their free time with their families. Others believe that this is unnecessary or even negative. Discuss the possible arguments on both sides, and say which side you personally support.

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would you prefer to live in a traditional house or in a modern apartment building ?Use specific reasons and details to support your choice.

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In some countries the elderly is put into nursing homes rather than being taken care of by their family. Do you see this as a positive or a negative development?

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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.

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

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Many working people get little or no exercise either during hte working day or in their free time, and have health problems as a result. why do many working people not get enough exercise? what can be done about this problem? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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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.

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People nowadays prefer to interact online e g do shopping chat with friends rather than talking to other people face to face. What are the reasons for this? Is this a positive or negative development?

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Some parents believe that learning mathematics at school is redundant and should not be taught while others believe it should remain a foundational subject whether or not it is used later in life. Discuss both sides.

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Some developed countries now have unemployment problems. Why do people still want to emigrate to these countries. Give reasons and specific examples to explain your answer.

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Nowadays parents put too much pressure on thier children to succeed.what is the reason for doing this?Is this a negative or positive development?

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Nowadays parent put too much pressure on thier cgildern to succeed. What is the reason for doing this? Is this a positive or negative development?

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Not enough students around the world choose to study science subjects at university. What are the reasons for this? What impact does this issue have on society?

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Some people argue that technological inventions, such as smartphones, are making people socially less interactive. Discuss both views.

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Some countries, more and more people becoming interested in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. What are reasons for this? How can people research this?

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In some countries, more and more people are becoming interested in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. What are the reasons for that? How can people research this?

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Despite huge improvements in healthcare, the overall standard of physical health in many developed countries is now falling. What are the reasons for this and how can the problem be tackled?

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In some countries, more and more people are becoming interested in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. What are the reasons for this, how can people research this?

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Write about the following topic: All over the world, the rich are becoming richer and the poor are becoming poorer. What problems does this cause? How can we overcome the problems of poverty? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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It is generally accepted that families are not as close as they used to be. Give some reasons why this change has happened and suggest how families could be brought closer together. Include any relevant examples from your experience.

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Many animals are being hunted to the brink of extinction in order to fulfil the demand and greed of mankind for decorative purposes as well as for other reasons, such as traditional medicine. How can this issue be tackled?

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Nowadays, in some countries around the world men and women are having children late in life. What are the reasons for this development? What are effects on society and family life?

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Some countries today have passed laws against smoking tobacco in public buildings such as offices and restaurants, other countries have no intention of doing this. Consider the possible argument on both sides of this debate, and reach your own conclusion on which side your favor.

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Some people feel that boarding schools are an excellent option for children, while other people disagree for a number of reasons. Consider both sides of this debate and reach a conclusion.

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In some countries, more and more people are becoming interested in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. What are the reasons for this? How can people research this?

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Each year, the crime rate increases. What are the causes of crime and what could be done to prevent this rise in criminal activity? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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

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

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Should long-term job seekers in receipt of government benefits be made to do voluntary work so that they give something back to the community? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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In some countries, more and more people are becoming interested in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. What are the reasons for this? How can people research this?

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In some countries, more and more people are becoming interesting in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. What are the reasons for this? How can people research this?

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Some movies are serious, designed to make the audience think. Other movies are designed primarily to amuse and entertain. Which type of movies do you prefer? Use specific reasons and examples.

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Should parents be obliged to immunise their children against childhood diseases? Or do individuals have the rights to choose not to immunise their children? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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Some people feel that boarding schools (where students or pupils live at the school during the term) are an excellent option for children, while other people disagree for a number of reasons. Consider both sides of this debate and reach a conclusion

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Some people feel that boarding schools are an excellent option for children, while other people disagree for a number of reasons. Consider both sides of this debate and reach a conclusion.

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In some countries, more and more people becoming interested in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. What are reasons for this? How can people research this?

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Nowadays on-line shopping has become more popular than in-store shopping. Is it a positive or a negative development? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant example from your own knowledge or experience.

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Some people feel that boarding schools (where students or pupils live at the school during the term) are an excellent option for children, while other people disagree for a number of reasons. Conclude both sides of this debate and reach a conclusion.

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Write about the following topic: Should long-term job seekers in receipt of government benefits be made to do voluntary work so that they give something back to the community? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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Labor-saving devices such as dishwashers and communication tools such as computers are supposed to make our lives easier. However, some people argue that these devices only make them more difficult. Does modern technology reduce or increase stress? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

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It is predicted that in the future cars will be driven by computers. What are the reasons behind this? Would it be a positive or negative development?

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Many offenders commit more crimes after serving their first punishment. Why is this happening, and what measures can be taken to tackle this problem? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own experience or knowledge

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Not enough student chose science subjects in university in many countries. What are the reason for this problem? What's the effects on society?

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in some countries more and more people are becoming interested in finding out about the history of the house or building they live in. what are the reasons for this? How can people research this?

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Psychologists have known for many years that colour can affect how people feel. For this reason, attention should be given to colour schemes when decorating places such as offices and hospitals. How true is this statement? How far does colour influence people’s health and capacity for work?