Although there is a lot of translation software available, learning a language still could be advantageous. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

IELTS Writing Task 2 & Answer

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 IELTS Academic Essay Answers - #6004
Question:
Although there is a lot of translation software available, learning a language still could be advantageous. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Answer Hints:
Agree or disagree question. Choose to agree is relatively easy to answer. The reverse view is logically possible, but the IELTS raters shouldn't like it.

Agree with the view
  • The software can help people but cannot replace people
  • The software may help vocabulary and grammar but cannot express mood, and the latter is also a part of communication.
  • Language is an active integration of culture and society, and it's hard to mock it by software fully.
Exceptions
  • Learning any language will cost lots of time and effort; the software can help to speed up building language skills.
  • For visitors or some limited scenarios, the software can bridge the communications quickly without taking language courses.
Answer 1
Upsurging the demand for technology has been changing individuals' lives enormously, and learning a language through software is one of them. Ample of translation software is available on the internet, but it cannot replace a teacher's value. It may be valued only for translation; however, it would not be crucial for ...
By jarry , 2020-12-12  View full answer - Revised by tutor
Total words: 366
Band: 6
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:
-The prompt is not fully addressed, there is an attempt to discuss some benefits and disadvantages, but ideas are limited. Especially the 4th paragraph hardly helps your point.
Coherence and Cohesion:
-The organization is evident and cohesive devices are used, though rather mechanically.
Lexical Resources:
-The lexical resource is limited, but just about adequate for the task, try to enhance IELTS vocabulary.
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Grammar Range and Accuracy:
-Use a variety of complex structures, but some writings lack grammatical control.
Answer 2
Some believe that mastering a language is beneficial even with all the translation software accessible online. In my opinion, learning a new tongue in our today's developed world could be a waste of money; however, it has an added value for those who travel frequently.
On the one hand, language courses are expensive ...
By Maya, 2020-12-30  View full answer - Revised by tutor
Total words: 279
Band: 6
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:
-The main ideas are extended and supported; the response is ok, but further support and development would be necessary to achieve a higher score.
Coherence and Cohesion:
-The organization is evident, with some simple cohesive devices, but sometimes used inaccurately.
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Lexical Resources:
-The essay didn't use less common vocabulary with accuracy, you should use formal words as possible.
Grammar Range and Accuracy:
-Use a variety of complex structures, but the writing lacks grammatical control.
Answer 3
It is important to learn a language for everyone and plays a significant role in an individual's growth. However, there are many translation applications available nowadays, which can help people in this. I completely agree with this statement, and it will be discussed elaborately with examples in the upcoming ...
By Kumar Rohit, 2020-12-16  View full answer - Revised by tutor
Total words: 273
Band: 5.5
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:
-Off-topic a little, the raters may doubt the essay is memorized, please prepare topics (not essays) in advance. The essay should be for language software, not langugage.
Coherence and Cohesion:
-The response is organized into paragraphs, but the focus of each is not always clear.
Lexical Resources:
-Lexis is mainly appropriate for the task, though there are some errors in word choice and spelling.
Grammar Range and Accuracy:
-There is a mix of simple and complex sentence forms, and although errors occur, they rarely reduce communication.