Some people believe that technology has made man more social. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

Experts throughout both the developing and developed world have debated whether the advent of sophisticated modern
technology
such
as mobile phones, laptops and
iPad
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iPads
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helped to enhance and improve
people
’s social lives or whether the opposite has become the case. Personally, I strongly advocate the former view.
This
essay will discuss both sides using examples from the UK government and Oxford University to demonstrate points and prove arguments. On the one
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there is ample, powerful, almost daily evidence that
such
technology
can be detrimental
especially
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to the younger generation who are more easily affected by
it’s
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addictive nature
and
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which can result in
people
feeling more isolated from
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society. The central reason behind
this
is twofold,
firstly
, the invention of online social media sites and apps,
such
as Twitter and Facebook
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reduced crucial face-to-face interactions dramatically. Through
use
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of these appealing and attractive mediums,
people
feel in touch and connected yet lack key social skills and the ability to communicate.
Secondly
, dependence on
such
devices is built up frighteningly easily which may have a damaging effect on mental health and encourage a sedentary lifestyle.
For example
, recent scientific research by the UK government demonstrated that 90% of
people
in their 30s spend over 20 hours per week on Messenger and similar applications to chat with their friends
instead
of meeting up and spending quality time together or doing
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.
As a result
, it is conclusively clear that these
technology
advancements have decreased and diminished our
real life
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interactions.
On the other hand
,
although
there are significant downsides to technological developments, its’ multifold advantages cannot be denied.
This
is largely because the popularity of
technology
such
as cellphones allows
people
to connect freely and easily with no geographical barriers.
People
are able to share any type of news, information, photos and opinions with their loved ones whenever and wherever they want
therefore
keeping a feeling of proximity and closeness.
For example
, an extensive study by Oxford University illustrated that
people
who work, or study abroad and use applications like Facetime and WhatsApp to chat with their families, are less likely to experience loneliness and feel out of the loop than those who do not. Consistent with
this
line of thinking is that businessmen are
also
undoubtedly able to benefit from these advances by holding virtual
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meetings using Skype which may increase the chance of closing business deals without the need to fly. From the arguments and examples given I firmly believe that
overall
communication and
mans’
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sociability
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advanced enormously
due to
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the huge technological progress of the past twenty years and despite some potentially serious health implications which governments should not fail to address, it is predicted that its popularity will continue to flourish in the future.
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Include an introduction and conclusion

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

Example:

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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Topic Vocabulary:
  • social interaction
  • connect
  • communicate
  • video conferencing
  • stay in touch
  • online communities
  • forums
  • like-minded individuals
  • global communication
  • collaboration
  • access to information
  • knowledge
  • bridge the gap
  • social isolation
  • detachment
  • face-to-face communication
  • genuine human connection
  • maintain
  • real-life interactions
  • balance
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