With the increase in the use of mobile phones and computers, fewer people are writing letters. Some people think that the traditional skill of writing letters will disappear completely. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

It is an undeniable fact that with the advancement in the mobile technology, people tend to write an email or a text rather than a letter. Some people believe that writing letters could disappear completely in the near future. I,
, do not agree with
stance as letter writing is needed in many
settings as well as it works as a caring gesture.
, letters are still being used in many
settings where usage of
can not
can not
be ignored. It is essential in many organisations for formal documentation.
For example
, letters are still being used in the electricity department of India for different purposes like for new connections, complaints, and suggestions.
department keeps
letters as an evidence for future reference.
letters need signatures from different people which might not be possible in the case of texts from
electronic gadgets
the electronic gadgets
, hand written letters for friends and family shows an emotional gesture which in the case of a text or an email, with the help of mobile devices, cannot be shown. In the era of technology, people receive texts and emails every day or every moment through electronic devices, but when they get a hand written letter, it shows an extra effort taken by the writer.
becomes a gesture of care, respect and importance, and people feel special.
In addition
, people use letters on special occasions like new year, birthdays and valentines days. In conclusion,
in the fast pace technological century emails or texts
mobiles or computers are super quick and have become part of daily
the letters
still have their importance in some government departments and in the personal lives of people.
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A conclusion is essential for IELTS writing task 2. It is more important than most people realise. You will be penalised for missing a conclusion in your IELTS essay.

The easiest paragraph to write in an essay is the conclusion paragraph. This is because the paragraph mostly contains information that has already been presented in the essay – it is just the repetition of some information written in the introduction paragraph and supporting paragraphs.

The conclusion paragraph only has 3 sentences:

  • Summary
  • Restatement of thesis
  • Prediction or recommendation


To summarize, a robotic teacher does not have the necessary disciple to properly give instructions to students and actually works to retard the ability of a student to comprehend new lessons. Therefore, it is clear that the idea of running a classroom completely by a machine cannot be supported. After thorough analysis on this subject, it is predicted that the adverse effects of the debate over technology-driven teaching will always be greater than the positive effects, and because of this, classroom teachers will never be substituted for technology.

Start your conclusion with a linking phrase. Here are some examples:

  • In conclusion
  • To conclude
  • To summarize
  • Finally
  • In a nutshell
  • In general

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