Whether or not someone achieves their aims is mostly by a question of luck. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

People often attribute successes to good
luck
, and even more often, failures to bad
luck
. In my opinion, it is superficial to have the idea that one’s achievements are decided mostly by
chance
. When considering the list of factors in one’s
success
, effort, talent and determination should not be placed under
luck
. Generally, as defined,
luck
is
success
or failure decided by
chance
instead
of one’s action. It’s often said
life
is like a gamble, and so whether we win or not is a matter of
luck
. In fact,
luck
is only a human concept, in order to give a more meaningful reason to
random
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randomly
, either good or bad happenings in
life
,
such
as having an accident or winning a lottery. Yet, in any cases, calling others’ achievement
luck
then
is likely to disregard their personal effort. In
term
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terms
of true
success
, we should adopt a different perception of
luck
. From the simplest achievements like passing an exam to major ones reaching for your
life
goals, good fortunes usually accompany with hard work and preparation. The more you review your exam the higher
chance
you know the answer to a question.
In other words
,
luck
is something that we can make ourselves. According to one research, called The Science of
Luck
, the subject might involve psychology and
behavior
manner of acting or controlling yourself
behaviour
rather than probability. It indicates that people who are perceived as the luckier tend to have skills and talents in noticing and creating opportunities, sharp intuition, positive expectations and
most important
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most importantly
, the attitude toward failures.
Hence
,
luck
is in
this
mind-set, a manifestation of personal traits, talents and
labor
a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
labour
.
In addition
, whether one succeeds or not depends on
luck
, is
also
an outdated notion. In both the scopes of human history and one’s
life
, as knowledge and experience being built, humans have been depending less on chances and controlling more of the forces that might affect their lives, by predicting outcomes through past experiences and preparing interventions. We could say
luck
is like fruit, if we do not climb up the tree we never get one. Occasionally, it might fall upon our head by pure
chance
. Regardless, the
chance
of receiving
such
luck
is extremely low and not be depended on to create major successes in
life
.
Furthermore
, gaining by pure
luck
like winning
lottery
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the lottery
a lottery
to
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for
me does not worth considering as a
success
or achievement, but only good fortunes. While we should appreciate the external elements, we
also
need to maximize our
chance
of
success
by hard and smart work. I believe the goddess of fortunes would not smile upon us unless we had proved our effort and determination. To conclude, it isn’t a question of
luck
, but the question: Are you prepared for the opportunity?

Word Count

IELTS says that you should write a minimum of 250 words in writing task 2. If you go under word count you will lose marks in task response.

A very long essay will not give you a higher band score.

Aim for between 260 to 290 words in writing task 2. This will ensure a concise essay and will be realistic in terms of time management. You have only 40 minutes to write the essay and you need around 10 minutes of planning time, so you will not be able to write a long essay in 30 minutes.

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