Writing Task 2 Sample

IELTS Writing Task 2 (also known as IELTS Essay Writing) is the second task of your IELTS Writing test. Here, you will be presented with an essay topic and you will be scored based on your ability to respond to the topic.

You need to write at least 250 words and justify your opinion with arguments, discussion, examples, problem outlining, proposing possible solutions and supporting your position. You will have approximately 40 minutes to finish your Essay Writing. IELTS Writing Task 2 carries more weights than Writing Task 1.
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IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 721 - Many people nowadays regard shopping as a hobby 59136
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 125 - Some people think history has nothing or little to tell us 58744
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 497 - Studying at university or college is the best route to a successful career 58714
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 549 - Advantages and disadvantages of leaving country to live or study abroad 58429
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 633 - It is necessary for governments to impose a higher tax on fast food 58206
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 256 - Governments should give financial support to creative artists such as painters and musicians 58205
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 393 - Scientific research should be carried out and controlled by the governments 57194
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 219 - Coins and paper money will soon be replaced by credit and bank cards 56918
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 920 - Many people want their country to host an international sporting event 56881
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 526 - Money is the most important factor for achieving happiness 56481
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 579 - Traditional foods are being replaced by international fast foods 55768
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 345 - The exploration and development of safe alternatives of fossil fuels 55142
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 206 - Some people think that space research is a waste of money 55134
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 209 - Until what age do you think people should be encouraged to remain in paid employment 54908
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 894 - Many people prefer to watch foreign films than locally produced films 54085
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 143 - Attending a live performance is more enjoyable than watching the same event on television 53438
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 1071 - Children tend to spend a great deal of time playing computer games 52616
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 481 - Formal examinations are the only effective way to assess a student's performance 52275
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 1121 - Some people prefer shopping in shopping centers while others prefer local markets 52149
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 146 - Businesses should do anything they can to make a profit 51946