People born today can expect to live longer than people in previous generations. What are some of the positive and negative implications of this phenomenon?

Due to advancement in the medical field, the lifespan of an individual has increased. Previously, many people would die even with minor health issues which is opposite to today's scenario. In
essay we will discuss benefits and drawbacks. Undoubtedly the most obvious advantage is that elderly people will be more experienced, and
they may share their wisdom with society. During one's complete lifespan the amount of knowledge acquired at each stage of
is high. After reaching 60s, it is obvious that he becomes a master in any field of his choice.
In addition
, old
people deserve to spend a happy
without much responsibility, unlike before, when they were in younger stages. Having spent a long duration working hard at the office and making sacrifices at home to grow children, it is essential that they need to rest in their old
. A study,
for instance
, has found that 65% aged people relax and be less stressed in their latter stage of
. Turning to the disadvantages, when growing old people will suffer from aging problems, meaning that most of them will have health issues that attack the main organs of the body like the heart and brain, with suffering, it is impossible that someone can be peaceful.
, many older people are treated as an unwanted part of a family, due to the busy lifestyle, everyone gets busy at work and they pay no attention to older ones when
old people require the most. These struggles are unavoidable, which will make them feel depressed. In China,
for example
, 80% adults leave their elderly parents in old
proves that the emotional and physical being of elderly people is not taken seriously. In conclusion, though older generation individuals are wiser, and deserve to be happy, after living a long, challenging
, they have to deal with health concerns and emotional struggles, since the society treats them as an unwanted responsibility.

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


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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