IELTS Writing Task 2 Forecast from January to April 2023

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1.       Some people think reading stories in books is better than watching TV or playing computer games for children. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Education)


2.       The government should spend money in promoting sport and art in school, rather than sponsoring professional sports and art events in communities. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Government)


3.      Some people say that playing computer games is bad for children in every aspect. Others say that playing computer games can have positive effects on the way children develop. Discuss both views and give your opinion. (Education)


4.       In some countries, secondary schools aim to provide a general education across a range of subjects. In others, children focus on a narrow range of subjects related to a particular career. Which do you think is appropriate in today's world? (Education)


5.       In some countries, there is not enough recycling of waste materials (eg paper, glass, and cans). What are the reasons and solutions? (Environment)



6.       Advertising discourages people from being different individuals by making us all want to do the same and look the same. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Media)


7.       It has been suggested that all young adults should be required to undertake a period of unpaid work helping people in the community. Would the drawbacks be greater than benefits to the community and the young adults themselves? (Social)


8.       Many people nowadays don't feel safe either when they are at home or go out. What are the reasons? What can we do to solve this problem? (Social)


9.       Because of traffic and housing problems in the cities, the government encourages business to move to the rural area. Do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages? (Government)


10.       Older people who need employment have to compete with younger people. What problem does this cause and what are the solutions? (Social)


11.       Some people think that using mobile phones and computers has a negative effect on young people's reading and writing skills. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Technology)


12.       Some working parents believe childcare centers can provide the best care for children, while others think family members like grandparents can do it better. Discuss both views and give your opinion. (Education)


13.       Some people think that the government should ban dangerous sports, but others think that people should have the freedom to choose sports activities. Discuss both views and give your opinion. (Government)


14.       An increasing number of people are changing their careers. What are the reasons? Do you think it is positive or negative? (Work)


15.    In many countries today, both men and women need to work full time. Therefore, some people think men and women should share household tasks equally (eg. cleaning and looking after children). To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Social)


16.    Children’s education is expensive. In some countries, the government pays some or all of the costs. Do the advantages outweigh its disadvantages? (Education)


17.    Towns and cities are attractive places. Some people suggest that the government should spend money putting in more works of art like paintings and statues to make them better to live in. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Culture)


18.    Some people believe that the best way to build a happier society is to ensure that there are only small differences between the richest and the poorest members. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Society)


19.    The best way for the government to solve traffic congestion is to provide free public transport 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Government)


20.    In many countries, people can buy a wide range of household goods (for example, TV, microwave ovens, and rice cookers ). Is it a positive or negative development? (Social)