2022 IELTS Writing Task 2 (Essay Questions) With Answers

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2022 IELTS Writing Task 2 (Essay Questions) With Answers

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2. Recent Essay Questions
  2022-05-21: EssayNo. 1
It has been suggested that everyone in the world wants to own a car, a TV, and a fridge. Do you think the disadvantages of such a development outweigh the advantages?
Keywords: car
Type: Advantages & Disadvantages
Tested on:
2022-05-21
  2022-05-12: EssayNo. 2
Some people believe using modern technology (digital photographs, blogs) is the best way to record and remember important personal events. Others think the traditional method (making photo albums, writing diaries) is better. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Keywords: technology
Type: Discussion
Tested on:
2022-05-12
  2022-05-07: EssayNo. 3
Some people think it is a better way to leave their home country to improve their work and living opportunities, while others think staying in their own country is a better choice. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Keywords: life-style
Type: Discussion
Tested on:
2022-05-07
2021-02-06
  2022-04-30: EssayNo. 4
Nowadays, more and more people from different cities are spending more time away from their families. What are the possible reasons and the effects on the people themselves and their families?
Keywords: family
Type: Direct Question
Tested on:
2022-04-30
2021-08-12
  2022-04-23: EssayNo. 5
In many cities, planners tend to arrange shops, schools, offices, and homes in specific areas and separate them from each other. Do you think the advantages of this policy outweigh the disadvantages?
Keywords: living
Type: Advantages & Disadvantages
Tested on:
2022-04-23
  2022-04-21: EssayNo. 6
In some countries, too much money is spent by both the government and individuals on national festivals, such as the new year. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: money
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2022-04-21
  2022-04-16: EssayNo. 7
More and more people are using computers and electric devices to access information, therefore there is no need for printed books, magazines, and newspapers. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: technology
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2022-04-16
2019-10-11
  2022-04-09: EssayNo. 8
In the past, people ate local, in-season food, but now, people tend to consume out-of-season food from different parts of the world. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
Keywords: food
Type: Advantages & Disadvantages
Tested on:
2022-04-09
  2022-04-09: EssayNo. 9
In the modern world, it is no longer necessary to use animals for food or animal products, such as clothing and medicines. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: animal
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2022-04-09
2019-11-30
  2022-03-26: EssayNo. 10
The shortage of housing in big cities can cause severe consequences, and only government action can solve the problem. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: home
Type: Opinion
Tested on:
2022-03-26
  2022-03-19: EssayNo. 11
Many cities replace farmlands and parks with houses. Is it positive or negative?
Keywords: home
Type: Opinion
Tested on:
2022-03-19
  2022-03-12: EssayNo. 12
People living in the twenty-first century generally have a better quality of life than people who lived in previous countries. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: living
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2022-03-12
2019-09-14
  2022-03-03: EssayNo. 13
Many people today put personal information online for the needs of daily lives (e.g., shopping, banking, and social network). Is it a positive or negative development?
Keywords: Internet
Type: Opinion
Tested on:
2022-03-03
  2022-02-26: EssayNo. 14
We can access information from the Internet easily. Some people say that libraries are no longer necessary. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: education
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2022-02-26
  2022-02-19: EssayNo. 15
More and more people no longer read the newspaper or watch TV programs to get news. They get news about the world through the internet. Is this a positive or negative development?
Keywords: media
Type: Opinion
Tested on:
2022-02-19
2021-04-03
2020-06-28
  2022-02-17: EssayNo. 16
Some countries have spent a large amount of money on bicycles. Why has this happened? Is it the best way to solve traffic problems?
Keywords: environment
Type: Cause
Tested on:
2022-02-17
  2022-02-12: EssayNo. 17
In some countries, older people who retire from work spend the money on themselves (e.g.holiday) rather than save money for their children. Is this a positive or negative development?
Keywords: older people
Type: Opinion
Tested on:
2022-02-12
  2022-01-22: EssayNo. 18
In many countries, children are becoming overweight and unhealthy. Some people think that the government should have the responsibility. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: child; health
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2022-01-22
  2022-01-15: EssayNo. 19
Social media enable people to keep in touch with each other and learn about news events. Do advantages outweigh disadvantages?
Keywords: media
Type: Advantages & Disadvantages
Tested on:
2022-01-15
2021-11-06
  2022-01-08: EssayNo. 20
Some people think that the best way to succeed in life is to get a university education, while others disagree and say that it is no longer true nowadays. Discuss both views and give your own opinions.
Keywords: university; success
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2022-01-08
  2021-12-30: EssayNo. 21
Some people think that schools are no longer necessary because people can acquire information on the Internet. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: education
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-12-30
2020-03-14
  2021-12-25: EssayNo. 22
Some people believe that university students should pay all the costs of studies because university education only benefits students themselves not society as a whole. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: university
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-12-25
  2021-12-18: EssayNo. 23
Many people like to eat unhealthy food even though they know it's bad for them. Why? What are the most effective ways to improve people's eating habits?
Keywords: health
Type: Cause
Tested on:
2021-12-18
  2021-12-11: EssayNo. 24
Some people think there are not many things individuals can do to resolve environmental problems, while others believe that in order to tackle environmental problems individuals also need to take action. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Keywords: environment
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-12-11
2018-03-17
  2021-12-04: EssayNo. 25
The key to solving the environmental problem is simple:the present generation is willing to accept a less comfortable life for the sake of the future generation. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: environment
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-12-04
2020-08-22
  2021-12-02: EssayNo. 26
Shops should not be allowed to sell any food or drink scientifically proven bad for people's health. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: health
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-12-02
2019-05-25
  2021-11-27: EssayNo. 27
Some people argue that it is the government's responsibility to transport children to school, while others believe parents should do that. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Keywords: child
Type: Discussion
Tested on:
2018-02-03
2021-11-27
  2021-11-20: EssayNo. 28
The best way to solve the traffic and transportation problems is to encourage people to live in cities rather than suburbs and countryside. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: traffic
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-11-20
2020-06-19
  2021-11-11: EssayNo. 29
Successful sports professionals can earn a great deal more money than people in other important professions, like nurses, doctors, and teachers. Some people think it is fully justified, while others believe it is unfair. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: job; salary
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-11-11
  2021-10-30: EssayNo. 30
Nowadays, some parents put a lot of pressure on their children. Why do parents do this? Is this a positive or negative development for the children?
Keywords: child
Type: Cause
Tested on:
2021-10-30
  2021-10-23: EssayNo. 31
Some people think that employers should not be concerned about how employees dress at work, but the quality of work only. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: employment
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-10-23
  2021-10-16: EssayNo. 32
Many developing countries require aid from international organizations to grow. Many people think that this aid should be financial, while others believe practical aid and advice are more useful. Discuss both views, and give your own opinion.
Keywords: aid
Type: Discussion
Tested on:
2021-10-16
2018-03-10
  2021-10-09: EssayNo. 33
Some people think it is more beneficial to take part in sports which are played in teams, like football, while other people think that taking part in individual sports is better like tennis and swimming. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Keywords: sports
Type: Discussion
Tested on:
2021-10-09
2020-08-29
  2021-10-02: EssayNo. 34
Some health professionals suggest that older people spend more time socializing with others and playing sports to stay healthy, but many retired people have experienced loneliness and a lack of fitness. Why has this happened? What can be done to address this?
Keywords: older people
Type: Cause
Tested on:
2021-10-02
  2021-09-25: EssayNo. 35
People who decide on a career path early in their lives and keep to it are more likely to have a satisfying working life than those who change jobs frequently. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: career
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-09-25
  2021-09-18: EssayNo. 36
Some people think that if a country is already rich, any addition in economic wealth does not make its citizen happier. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: happiness
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-09-18
2020-01-20
  2021-09-11: EssayNo. 37
Natural resources such as oil, forests, and fresh water are being consumed at an alarming rate. What problems does this cause? How can we solve these problems?
Keywords: environment
Type: Direct Question
Tested on:
2021-09-11
  2021-09-04: EssayNo. 38
It will be better for society and individuals if driverless cars are widely used. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?
Keywords: car
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-09-04
  2021-08-28: EssayNo. 39
Some students take one year off between finishing high school and going to university, in order to travel or to work. Do you think advantages outweigh disadvantages?
Keywords: education; work
Type: Advantages & Disadvantages
Tested on:
2021-08-28
2020-08-06
  2021-08-21: EssayNo. 40
Scientific research should be carried out and controlled by governments rather than private companies. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Keywords: research
Type: Agree & Disagree
Tested on:
2021-08-21
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