Some people think that the increasing use of computers and mobile phones for communication has a negative effect on young people's reading and writing skills.

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Question:
Some people think that the increasing use of computers and mobile phones for communication has a negative effect on young people's reading and writing skills. Do you agree or disagree?
Answer Hints:
You can choose either agree or disagree. In general, we will focus on "writing skills." However, "reading skills" is a part of the question too. Especially if you disagree with the argument, "reading skills" is a good point.

Agree
  • The intelligent devices make young people lazy to learn language skills.
  • Auto vocabulary and grammar features hide the lack of writing skills.
  • Lots of informal expressions disturb normal language education in both writing and reading.
Disagree
  • Auto vocabulary and grammar features help very much in learning correct language knowledge.
  • The intelligent devices are a new chance for students to get new words and correct wrong words.
  • Online communication means lots of writing and reading, which helps build language skills through practice.
Answer 1
There is no doubt that IT technology has changed the world. Some believe that increasing communication via technology such as laptops, cell phones, and so on has had a detrimental impact on young individuals' reading and writing proficiency. However, I disagree with this notion to some extent, which I intend to discuss ...
By Dayong Heny, 2022-08-27  View full answer - Revised by tutor
Total words: 310
Band: 7.5
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:
-Ideas are usually expressed fully, but they sometimes need more support.
Coherence and Cohesion:
-A range of cohesive devices is used flexibly, while each paragraph has a clear central topic that is developed.
Lexical Resources:
-There is a good range of vocabulary, and there are some less common words and phrases
Grammar Range and Accuracy:
-There is a good range of complex structures, and many sentences have accurate grammar and punctuation.