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TRAFFIC/ TRANSPORT

09/01/2014
– Writing Task 2: The best way for governments to solve the problem of traffic congestion is providing free public transport in 24 hours per day, and seven days a week.
To what extent do you agree or disagree?

13/06/2015:
– Task 2: Traffic and accommodation problems are increasing and government should encourage some businesses to move from cities to rural areas. Does advantage outweigh the disadvantages?

20/02/2016
– Task 2: Some people believe government should spend money on building train and subway lines to reduce traffic congestion. Others think that building more and wider roads is the better way to reduce traffic congestion.
Discuss both views and give your opinion.

13/08/2016:
– Task 2: Not so many people use a bicycle although it has many benefits. Why? How to encourage people to use bicycles as a main transport?

20/8/2016:
-Task 2: In some cities people are choosing cars instead of bicycles, while in other cities riding bikes are replacing cars. Why is this the case? Which development do you think is better?

18/06/2016:
– Task 2: Cycling is more environmentally friendly than other forms of transport. Why is it not popular in many places? And how to increase its popularity?

EDUCATION

18/1/2014
– Writing Task 2: Many students find it difficult to concentrate or pay attention at school.
What are the reasons? What could be done?
22/2/2014
– Writing Task 2: Children’s education is expensive. In some countries, the government pays some or all of the costs. Do the advantages outweigh its disadvantages?

8/3/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people say that all young people should have full-time education until they are 18 years old. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

12/04/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think the main purpose of education is to make individuals useful to society; others say education helps them to achieve personal ambitions. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

24/05/2014
– Writing Task 1: Table
– Writing Task 2: Many young people who leave school hold a negative attitude towards learning. Why does this happen? What are the solutions

10/07/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some countries achieve international sports by building specialized facilities to train top athletes, instead of providing sports facilities that everyone can use. Do you think this is positive or negative development?

2/10/2014
– Writing Task 2: Government funding in university should only be provided for scholarship for the best student. all other funding can find from student fees and private organizations. To what extend do you agree or disagree?

20/12/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think painting and drawing are as important as other subjects, they should be compulsory in the high school education .

28/02/2015
– Task 2: Some students take one year off between finishing school and going to university, in order to travel or to work. Do you think advantages outweigh disadvantages?

18/04/2015:
– Task 2: Some people think that schools should reward students who show the best academic results, while others believe that it is more important to reward students who show improvements. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

16/05/2015:
– Task 2: Many people argue that in order to improve educational quality, high school students are encouraged to make comments or even criticism on their teachers. Others think it will lead to loss of respect and discipline in the classroom. Discuss both views and give your own opinion

26/09/2015
– Task 2: Studies show that many criminals have a low level of education. For this reason, people believe that the best way to reduce crime is to educate people in prison so they can’t get a job when leave prison. Do you agree or disagree?

24/11/2015
Task 2: Students today can easily access information online, so libraries are no longer necessary. Do you agree or disagree?

21/11/2015
– Task 2: Many people go to university for academic study. More people should be encouraged to do vocational training because there is lack of qualified workers such as electricians and plumbers.

19/12/2015
– Task 2: Children are facing more pressures nowadays from academic, social and commercial perspectives.
What are the causes of these pressures and what measures should be taken to reduce these pressures?

10/09/2016:
– Task 2: Some people think that studying from the past teaches us nothing about today’s life. Others argue that the history is a value source of information. Discuss both views and give your opinion

21/05/2016:
-Task 2: In developing countries, children in rural communities have less access to education. Some people believe that the problem can be solved by providing more schools and teachers, while others think that the problem can be solved by providing computers and Internet access. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

19/05/2016:
– Task 2: It is observed that in many countries not enough students are choosing to study science subject. What are causes? And what will be effects on society?

09/01/2016
– Task 2: It is more important for schoolchildren to learn about local history than world history. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

10/09/2016:
– Task 2: Some people think that studying from the past teaches us nothing about today’s life. Others argue that the history is a value source of information. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

22/10/2016:
– Task 2: Some people think that everyone has the right to have access to university education, and that government should make it free for all students no matter what financial background they have. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion.

JOB/ WORK

15/2/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think success in life comes from hard work and determination. Others think money and appearance are more important.
Discuss both sides and give your opinion

5/4/2014:
– Writing Task 2: An increasing number of people change their career and place of residence several times during their life time. Is this positive or negative development?

10/1/2015:
– Task 2: Leaders and directors in organizations are often older people. Some people say that younger people could be leaders. Do you agree or disagree?

25/10/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think that job satisfaction is more important while other people think that a stable job is more important. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

01/11/2014
– Writing task 2: It is better for people to be unemployed than people to be employed but they do not enjoy. Do you agree or disagree?

11/04/2015:
Task 2 The older people who need employment have to compete with younger ones. What problems can this create? What are some solutions?

8/10/2016:
– Task 2: Some people think that men and women have different qualities. Therefore, some certain jobs are suitable for men and some jobs are suitable for women. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

ENVIRONMENT + POLLUTION

25/1/2014
– Writing Task 2: International community must act immediately to ensure all nations to reduce their consumption of fossil fuels e.g. gas and oil.
To what extend do you agree or disagree?

1/3/2014
– Writing Task 2: Living in big cities is bad for people’s health. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

28/06/2014
– Writing Task 2: With the increasing demand for energy sources such as oil and gas, should people be looking for sources of oil and gas in remote and untouched places? Do the advantages of this outweigh the disadvantages of damaging such areas?

26/07/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think that environmental problems are too big for individuals to solve. Others believe individuals can also do some things to solve these problems. Discuss both views and give your own opinion

17/1/2015:
– Task 2: Some people think that the amount of noise people make have to be controlled strictly, others say that people are free to make as much as they wish. Discuss both sides and give your opinion.

01/08/2015:
– Task 2: The world natural resources are consumed at an ever-increased rate. What are the dangers of this situation? What should we do?

07/11/2015
– Task 2: Whether or not someone achieves their aims is mostly by a question of luck. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

14/11/2015
– Task 2: The consumption of the world’s resources (oil, and water etc.) is increasing at a dangerous rate. What are causes and solutions? To what extent do you agree or disagree?

24/9/2016:
– Task 2: Fossil fuel is the main source of energy. In some countries, the use of alternative sources of energy is encouraged.
To what extent do you think is it a positive or negative
development?

18/06/2016:
– Task 2: Cycling is more environmentally friendly than other forms of transport. Why is it not popular in many places? And how to increase its popularity?

24/9/2016:
– Task 2: Fossil fuel is the main source of energy. In some countries, the use of alternative sources of energy is encouraged. To what extent do you think is it a positive or negative development?

CITIES + SOCIAL ISSUES+ FAMILY

15/03/2014
– Writing Task 2: It is important for all towns and cities to have large public spaces such as squares and parks. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

16/08/2014
– Writing Task 2: In some countries, governments are encouraging industries and businesses to move out of the cities and into regional areas. Do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?

06/09/2014
– Writing Task 2: As major cities in the world are growing today, so do their problems. What are problems for young people who are living in the cities as the result of continued growth? How problems might be solved?

07/02/2015:
– Task 2: Many museums and historical sites are mainly visited by tourists, not local people. Why is this the case and what can be done to attract local people.

06/12/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think that it is best to live in a horizontal city while others think of a vertical city. Discuss both view and give your opinion.

30/07/2016:
– Task 2: Many people say the gap between rich and poor people is wider, as rich people become richer and poor people grow poorer. What problems could this situation cause and what measures can be done to address those problem?

14/07/2016:
– Task 2: Every day, millions of tons of food are wasted all over the world. Why do you think this is happening? And how can we solve this problem?

21/04/2016:
– Task 2: Nowadays, more and more older people who need employment compete with the younger people for the same jobs. What problems this causes? What are solutions?
– Task 2: Nowadays, more and more people decide to have children later in their life. What are the reasons? Do advantages of this outweigh disadvantages?

05/03/2016
– Task 2: In recent years, the family structure has changed, as well as family roles. What types of changes are occurring? Do you think these changes are positive and negative?

ADVERSTISING + TV + GAMES

24/04/2014
– Writing Task 2: An increasing number of advertisements on TV aim at children. What are the effects of television advertising? Should television advertising be controlled?

17/05/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some children can learn more efficiently by watching TV. Therefore, children should watch TV regularly both in school and at home? Do you agree or disagree?.

11/07/2015:
– Task 2: Advertising discourages people from being different individuals by making us want to be and to look the same. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

10/05/2014
– Writing Task 2: Nowadays, as women and men have to work full time, household duties should be equally divided. Do you agree or disagree?

27/09/2014
– Writing Task 2: In recent years, more and more people tend to live individually. What are the causes of this trend? Does this have a positive or negative effect on society?

14/03/2015:
-Task 2: Nowadays, many families have both parents working. Some working parents believe other family members like grandparents can take care of their children, while others think childcare centers provide the best care. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

21/05/2015:
– Task 2: Nowadays, more and more people decide to have children later in their life. What are the reasons? What are the effects on society and family life?
Đề thi IELTS ngày 15/9/2016:

– Task 2: Research has shown that overeating is as harmful as smoking. Therefore, the advertising of certain food products should be banned in the same way as the advertising of cigarettes in some countries. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

09/07/2016
– Task 2: Studies suggested that nowadays children watch much more television than they did in the past and spend less time on active or creative things. What are the reasons? And what measures should be taken to encourage children to spend more time on active or creative things?

19/03/2016
– Task 2: People in the community can buy cheaper products nowadays. Do advantages outweigh disadvantages

12/03/2016:

– Task 2: Some people think that it is good for a country’s culture to import foreign movies and TV programs. Others think that it is better to produce these locally.

15/9/2016:
– Task 2: Research has shown that overeating is as harmful as smoking. Therefore, the advertising of certain food products should be banned in the same way as the advertising of cigarettes in some countries. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

26/11/2016:
– Task 2: Advertisements are becoming more and more common in everyday life. Is it a positive or negative development

17/12/2016:
– Task 2: Some people say that young people learn useful skills by playing electronic and computer games. Others say that young people who play electronic and computer games are wasting their time. Discuss both views and give your opinion

LAWS + CRIMES

07/06/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people believe that if a police force carries guns, this encourages higher level of violence in that society. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

02/08/2014
– Writing Task 2: In many parts of the world, children and teenagers are committing more crimes. Why is this happening? How should they be punished?

8/11/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people believe that a crime is a result of social problems and poverty, others think that crime is a result of bad person’s nature. Discuss and give your opinion.

14/02/2015
– Task 2: Some people think that the age limit for driving should be increased to make driving safer, do you agree or disagree?

25/04/2015:
– Task 2: Young people who commit crimes should be treated in the same as adults who commit crimes. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

27/06/2015:
– Task 2: People today do not feel safe either at home or when they are out. What are the causes? What are the solutions?

08/08/2015:
– Task 2: Some people who have been in prison become good citizens later. Some people think that having these people to give a talk to school students is the best way to tell them about dangers of committing a crime. Do you agree or disagree?

05/12/2015

-Task 2: There is a general increase in anti-social behaviors and lack of respect for others.
What are the causes and solutions?

15/12/2016
Task 2: Scientists believe that by studying behavior of 3 years old children, we can predict if that child can become criminal in the future. To what extent is crime a product of human nature? Is it possible to stop children from growing to be a criminal?

FOOD

29/10/2016:
– Task 2: In many countries, more and more people choose to buy imported food rather than food produced locally. Why people buy imported food? What could be done to encourage people to buy local food?

MUSEUM

Đề thi IELTS ngày 14/01/2016
– Task 2: Many museums and historical sites are mainly visited by tourists but not local people. Why is this the case and what can be done to attract more local people to visit these places?

HEALTH

19/07/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think that the government has the duty to ensure its citizens have a healthy diet, while others argue it is the responsibility of each individual. Discuss both views and give your opinion

09/08/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think that governments should ban dangerous sports, while others think people should have freedom to do any sports or activity. Discuss both views and give your own opinion

13/12/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think that shops should not be allowed to sell food or drinks that are scientifically proven to be bad for people’s health.
Do you agree or disagree?

12/09/2015

-Task 2: Fewer and fewer people walk on a daily basic. What are the reasons and how to encourage them to spend their time.

19/09/2015
– Task 2: Everyone should become Vegetarian because they do not need to eat meat to have a healthy diet. Do you agree or disagree?

31/10/2015
– Task 2: Scientist agree that people are damaging their health by eating too much junk food. Some people think that the answer to this problem is to educate people. Others think education will not work. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

10/10/2015
– Task 2: Some people think that in order to prevent illness and disease, governments should make efforts in reducing environmental pollution and housing problems To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statements?

23/7/2015
– Task 2: Some people say taxes should be spent on health care. Other ppl say that there are more important priorities for tax-payers’ money. Discus both these views and give your own opinion
16/04/2016:

– Task 2:
In the future, it seems more difficult to live on the Earth. Some people think more money should be spent on researching other planet to live, such as Mars. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?

TECHNOLOGY/ MEDIA

20/09/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think that introducing new technology can improve people’s quality of life in developing countries. However, others believe that free education should be offered. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

11/10/2014
– Writing Task 2: Today more and more people are using mobile phone and computer. Thus, the communication ability is losing. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

22/11/2014
– Writing Task 2: In some countries, shopping online is replacing shopping at store. Do you think it is a positive or negative development?

28/03/2015:

-Task 2: Some people think that the increasing use of computers and mobile phones in communication has had negative effects on young people’s reading and writing skills. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

09/05/2015:

– Task 2: Developments in technology has brought various environmental problems. Some believe that people need to live simpler lives to solve environmental problems. Others, however, believe technology is the way to solve these problems. Discuss both views and give your own opinion
27/8/2016:

– Task 2: With the rapid advancement of communication technology:: smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices, some people believe that the disadvantages outweigh the advantages.
To what extent do you agree or disagree? To what extent do you agree or disagree?

04/06/2016:
– Task 2: it is suggested that everyone should have a car, a television and a fridge. Do disadvantages of this development for society outweigh advantages?

23/01/2016
– Task 2: Nowadays, more and more people read news on the internet. However, newspapers have most of important information sources of news. Give your opinion from your experience and give examples.

27/8/2016:
– Task 2: With the rapid advancement of communication technology: smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices, some people believe that the disadvantages outweigh the advantages.
To what extent do you agree or disagree? To what extent do you agree or disagree?
19/11/2016:
– Task 2: Some people say that we do not need printed newspaper any more. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

TRAVELING / TRADITIONS

18/10/2014
– Writing Task 2: Some people think that it is not necessary to go to other countries to study other culture. We can learn from books, films and the internet. Do you agree or disagree?

29/1/2015:
– Task 2: It is now possible for scientists and tourists to travel to remote natural environment, such as south pole. Do the advantages of this development outweigh the disadvantages

30/05/2015:
– Task 2: many people believe that international tourism is a bad thing for their country. What are the reasons? Solutions to change negative attitudes?

13/08/2015:
– Task 2: international travel can make people prejudiced rather than broad minded. Why people fail to benefit when they travel? What we can do to improve their understanding of the countries they visit?

12/12/2015

– Task 2: When you go to the new area, you should follow the new customs and traditions.
To what extent do you agree or disagree?

04/08/2016:
– Task 2: In many countries, people now wear Western clothes (suits, jeans) rather than traditional clothing.
Why? Is this a positive or negative development.

10/12/2016:
– Task 2: More people than ever before are travelling to other countries now. Why? Is this a positive development or negative development?

ANIMALS
31/1/2015:
– Task 2: Some people say that too much attention and too many resources are given in the protection of wild animals and birds. Do you agree or disagree about this opinion?

RESPONSIBILITIES

04/07/2015:
-Task 2: Some people think that young people should be required to do unpaid work helping people in the community. Are disadvantages of this requirement greater than the benefits for the community and individuals?

25/7/2015
– Task 2: As well as making money, businesses also have social responsibilities. Do you agree or disagree?
06/06/2015:
– Task 2: Some people prefer to provide help or support directly to the local community. Others prefer to give money to national or international charitable organizations. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Đề thi IELTS 21/03/2015:
– Task 2: Some people think that famous people can help international aid organizations to draw attention to important problems. Others believe that the celebrities can make the problems seem less important. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

29/08/2015
– Task 2: Some people think that the governments should give financial support to artists, musicians and poets. Others think that it is a waste of money. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

03/12/2015
– Task 2: Public celebrations (national days, festivals) are held in many countries. Some people say that these celebrations are a waste of money and we should spend money on more important things. Do you agree or disagree?

16/7/2016:
-Task 2: In many countries, government spent a large amount of money on improving internet access. Why is it happening and do you think it is the most appropriate use of government money?

Đề thi IELTS ngày 25/06/2016:
– Task 2: Some people think it is more important for government to spend public money on promoting healthy lifestyle in order to prevent illness than to spend it on the treatment of people who are already ill. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Đề thi IELTS 16/06/2015:
– Task 2: Nowadays, most large companies operate multi-nationally. To what extent those companies should have responsibility towards local communities in which they operate?

Đề thi IELTS ngày 28/5/2016:
-Task 2: Nowadays, young people admire media and sports stars though they often do not set a good example. Do you think this is a positive or negative development?

Đề thi IELTS ngày 02/04/2016
– Task 2: It is impossible to help all people in the world, so governments should only focus on people in their own countries. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Đề thi IELTS ngày 07/05/2016:
-Task 2: Nowadays, most large companies operate multi-nationally. To what extent those companies should have responsibility towards local communities in which they operate?

Đề thi IELTS ngày 27/02/2016
– Task 2: More and more young people from wealthy countries are spending a short time in communities in poorer countries doing unpaid work such as teaching or building houses. Why? Who benefit more from this, the community or these young people?