IELTS Academic Essay Answers

Test materials of writing task 2: Most people these days prefer getting news online to reading newspapers or watching TV. Do you think it is a positive development?

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 IELTS Academic Essay Answers - #2200628
Question:
Most people these days prefer getting news online to reading newspapers or watching TV. Do you think it is a positive development?
Answer 1
People prefer to read the news posted online rather than watching it on TV or reading in the newspaper. However, this practice might not be beneficial to everyone. In this essay, I will discuss the negative and positive impact of the development and voice my opinion with appropriate examples.
Earlier on, people who ...
By Vikrant, 2020-11-02  View full answer - Revised by tutor
Total words: 294
Band: 7
The below version has fixed some obvious lexical and grammatical defects. The band is by the revised version, but comments are based on the original version.
Task Response:
-Ideas relating to each sector mentioned in the prompt are presented, but there is not much development of some.
Coherence and Cohesion:
-A range of cohesive devices is used flexibly, while each paragraph has a clear central topic that is developed.
Lexical Resources:
-The lexical resource is sufficient to allow some flexibility and precision, and although there are a few spelling errors.
Grammar Range and Accuracy:
-A variety of complex structures is used with some flexibility and accuracy.