Recent IELTS Essay Writing Topics


1. Some Students live away from home and go to live in another city when they go to university.

Do u think the advantages of living away from home will outweigh the disadvantages?

2. In some countries nowadays people prefer variety of food. Which are not grown in their local area. So these foods are imported from other regions.

Do you think the advantages will outweigh the disadvantage?

3. Nowadays companies put more emphases on social skills in the recruitment process.

To what extent do you agree or disagree?

4. Nowadays some secondary schools give children general education in a range of traditional disciplines, while others claim to be more specialized and pay attention to some particular classes, excluding some general ones.

Which of two school types is better for children and why?

Recent ielts essay questions

5. Developments in technology have caused environmental problems. Some say this can be solved by living a simple life, others think that technology can solve these problems.

Discuss both views and give your opinion.

6. Some countries invest in specialized training centers for top athletes rather than in public sports facilities.

Do you think this is a positive or a negative development?

7. Many developing countries have welcomed foreign companies, while others think that local businesses should be protected and supported instead.

Discuss both sides and give your opinion.

8. Even though people read the news using the internet nowadays, newspapers still are an important source of information for the general public.

Do you agree or disagree with that statement?

9. Some people think that to have a successful life you have to have university education, while others think it’s not that important.

Discuss both views and give your opinion based on personal experience and knowledge.

10. Nowadays Young people increasingly admire media persons and sports stars even though they don’t set a good example.

Is it a positive or negative development?

24 thoughts on “Recent IELTS Essay Writing Topics

  1. Well!!! This is the best site for IELTS. More advanced, giving information for IELTS… Thank you.

  2. Hi Everyone,
    I have a question. We got all the required question for task 2. From where you guys are diging appropriate answers for these? Any suggestions will be highly appreciated.

  3. Wonderful post for writing task 2. Yesterday was my exam. I read these articles yesterday’s morning and luckily Q. no. 3 came in my exam. Is this post in exam leakage lol!

  4. Hi, I am from India and am taking the exam on 22 October. I’m taking the academic module. Can anyone suggest me writing topics? It will be very helpful for me plzzzzzzzzzzz.

  5. Hi,
    Can you please upload some recent topics for writing task 2 because I’m also going to appear in my exam. Please help me in writing task 2, because I’m a little bit weak in writing task2.

  6. Hi, I’m Salsabeel from Egypt. My IELTS test will be on 29/10/2016. Please, can anyone suggest me writing topics?

  7. Hi, I have a question for you. I need to improve my reading skill. In fact I need 6 . Do you have any special tip? Now it’s about 5!

      • Hi! I’m going to take my IELTS exam this coming December 17. I am Arnie from the Philippines and I’m looking for a partner to enhance my speaking skills in IELTS. if someone needs a partner you can add me up on facebook “lean arnie resplandor” hope you add me and message me on facebook. I badly need a partner hope you can help me to get out of it. thank you! 😀

  8. I am Khan from Pakistan. My IELTS test will be on 19/11/2016. Please, can anyone suggest me writing topics in Task 2 and Task 1?

  9. My IELTS test will also be on 19th November. I also need recent writing topics for task 2. I need 7 in IELTS. Please help me.

  10. Hi, I am in Zimbabwe and I need to score at least 8 in all four components of the IELTS. Is it attainable? If so, any tips how to maximise my chances? The topics for writing you published were very helpful.

  11. My exam will be held on 18 February in academic module. Please suggest me writing task 1 as well as task 2. I want at least 7.5 bandscore in each module.

  12. Hi, I have my IELTS exam scheduled on 25th March. Please suggest the topics for academic IELTS.

  13. Hi, I am going to sit for my IELTS general test on 25.03.2017. My weakest topic is in writing. Please advice. Thanks.

  14. Recent Writing task 2 IELTS question:
    Many experts believe that in the country that is already rich, additional economic wealth will not make citizen happy.

    Do you agree or disagree?

    Anyone, please solve the question.

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