In our last class we looked at how to write a one-sided opinion essay. In this class you will learn how to structure and write an effective two-sided discussion essay, building on the skills you developed in that last class.
Read the following IELTS task 2 essay question
Some people think that money is the best gift to give to young people, while others think other types of gifts are better for young people.
Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Before we start planning our essay, we need to make sure we understand the task.
Are the following statements about the question above true or false?
Before we continue the activities below, spend 5 minutes brainstorming arguments that you might use in your essay. You can later compare your arguments to the ones in exercise 3.
|1.||Academic at university is much more difficult than at school.|
|2.||A basic for learning vocabulary is to keep a vocabulary book which contains new words which you have encountered.|
|3.||Scientists at my university carry out in a number of different fields.|
|4.||My desired is a higher band IELTS score so I can pursue my studies in an English speaking country.|
|5.||Increased living standards for the population and an increase in tax income for the government are two economic of development.|
|6.||Farmers around the world face due to climate change.|
|7.||It is generally by scientists that the dinosaurs were made extinct by a combination of factors which include a meteor impact and volcanic activity.|
|8.||A high of people in the USA speak some Spanish.|
|9.||There is an awareness of environmental issues in a wide range of different countries.|
|10.||The Democratic Republic of Congo is a key of certain minerals used in the manufacture of mobile phones.|
Our previous Essential Collocations class can be found here.
Choose the appropriate preposition to complete each sentence.
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About The IELTS Test
Academic Writing Task 1
Academic Writing Task 2
Cause And Effect
Coherence And Cohesion
Complete The Notes
Complete The Table
Frequently Asked Questions
General Training Reading
General Writing Task 1
General Writing Task 2
Listening Section 1
Listening Section 2
Listening Section 3
Listening Section 4
Problem Solution Essay
Speaking Part 1
Speaking Part 2
Speaking Part 3
True / False / Not Given