IELTS Writing Task 2 Strategies
Step 1: Underline keywords in the task
Step 2: Show dear links between the main argument and the supporting arguments
Step 3: Develop the body of your
Step 4: Provide a strong conclusion
WRITING TASK 2 START WITH A HOOK
Match each of the most common questions asked in IELTS Writing Task 2 with a suitable statement a—e. Each statement can be a hook, the first sentence to begin the introduction paragraph.
Note: Some questions will match with more than one statement.
1. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of such a proposal.
2. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
3. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
4. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
5. Has this become a positive or negative development?
6. What do you think are the causes of this problem and what measures can be taken to solve them?
a. In many countries, rates of diabetes are increasing and fitness levels decreasing.
b. Some countries are considering a tax on sugar in foods to help fight childhood obesity.
c. Social media has permanently changed the way people interact with each other.
d. Some people believe that children should be allowed to take up paid employment Other people think that no child should have to work.
e. Some large cities in the world are charging car drivers to drive into the city centre.
f. Some people believe that children should be taught how to manage money at school.