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 Essay 1158 - Overpopulation in most developing countries is a problem 9519
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 1131 - Violence at sport events is on the increase 9518
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 776 - Governments spend millions of dollars each year on space programmes 9511
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 752 - Some people believe that history is very important 9459
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 1148 - Education should be provided by the state and private education should be prohibited 9452
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 906 - Communicate either professionally or socially using technology 9442
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 460 - Modern technology has more negative effects on our lives than positive ones 9440
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 401 - Shopping unwanted things is just a form of entertainment 9432
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 679 - Rapid technological change has shaped the world we live in today 9429
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 911 - The education a child receives at home from having parents 9424
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 553 - Nearly every new building is designed by an architect nowadays 9393
IELTS Essay 1197 - Distance-learning programmes cannot bring the same benefit as attending colleges does 9385
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 1100 - There is a shortage of housing due to a growing population 9378
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 913 - The only way to cut the crime rate is build more prisons 9326
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 1090 - Legal age at which people can marry should be at least 21 9319
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 282 - Chemical fertilizer is being used more nowadays 9309
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 179 - What do you consider to be the most important room in a house 9297
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 807 - In many countries television shows many foreign-made programmes 9280
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 865 - Usually students have to study a range of different subjects 9277
IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 800 - People continuing their education after school has increased 9269