IELTS Writing Recent Actual Tests From January To December 2015 & Sample Essays
Do you know that IELTS writing & speaking questions are repeated quite often? I usually get an email from IELTS learners who said “Poor me!! I saw my writing topic 2 days before my exam on ieltsmaterial.com, but I thought I could not get the same questions!!”
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So let’s go through this list of recent IELTS writing tests and practice with these topics & questions.
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in January 2015
Task 2: Leaders and directors in an organisation are normally older people. Some people think younger leader would be better. Do you agree or disagree?
Task 2: Some people think that there should be some strict controls about noise. Others think that they could just make as much noise as they want. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
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?
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?
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in February 2015
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?
Task 2: Some people think that the best way to increase road safety is to increase the minimum legal age for driving cars or riding motorbikes. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Task 2: The use of mobile phone is as antisocial as smoking. Smoking is banned in certain places so mobile phone should be banned like smoking. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Task 2: Some students prefer to take a year off between school and university, to work or to travel. Do the advantages of this outweigh the disadvantages?
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in March 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 centres provide the best care. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
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.
Task 2: Some people think that the increasing use of computers and mobile phones in communication has negative effects on young people’s reading and writing skills. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in April 2015
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: 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.
Task 2: Young people who commit crimes should be treated in the same as as adults who commit crimes. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in May 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
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.
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?
Task 2: Many people believe that international tourism is a bad thing for their country. What are the reasons? Solutions to change negative attitudes?
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in June 2015
Task 2: Some people prefer to provide help and support directly to their local community. However, others prefer to give money to national and international charitable organisations. Discuss both views and give opinion.
Task 2: Accommodation and transport problems are increasing in many large cities. Businesses are encouraged to move to rural areas. Do advantages outweigh disadvantages?
Task 2: People today do not feel safe either at home or when they are out. What are the causes? What are the solutions?
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?
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in July 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?
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.
Task 2: As well as making money, businesses also have social responsibilities. Do you agree or disagree?
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in August 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?
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?
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?
Task 2: Some people think that the government should give financial support to artists such as musicians, painters and poets. Others think that it is a waste of money. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in September 2015
Task 2: Many people are afraid to leave their homes because of the fear of crime. Some believe that more actions should be taken to prevent crime. Others feel that little can be done. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Task 2: Fewer and fewer people walk on a daily basis. What are the reasons and how to encourage them to spend their time walking?
Task 2: Studies show that criminals get low level of education. Some people believe that the best way to reduce the crime is educating people in prison so they can get a job after leaving prison. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in October 2015
Task 2: 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 of these two systems is more appropriate in today’s world?
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 statement?
Task 2: students today can easily access information online, so libraries are no longer necessary. Do you agree or disagree?
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.
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in November 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?
Task 2: The consumption of the world’s resources (oil, and water etc.) is increasing at a dangerous rate. What are causes and solutions?
Task 2: Too much emphasis is placed on going university for academic education. People should be encouraged to do vocational training, because there is a lack of qualified tradespeople such as electricians or plumbers. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
IELTS Writing Task 2 Topics in December 2015
Task 2: The government and individuals are spending too much money on national celebrations like new year or festivals. Do you agree or disagree?
Task 2: There is a general increase in anti-social behaviors and lack of respect for others. What are the causes and solutions?
Task 2: People who live in foreign countries should follow the traditions and customs. To what extent do you agree or disagree.
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?
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