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TỔNG HỢP ĐỀ THI WRITING TASK 2 BY IELTS PREDICTION

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1. TRAFFIC/ TRANSPORT
09/01/2014
- Writing Task 2: The best way for governments to solve the problem of traffic
congestion is providing free public transport in 24 hours per day, and seven days a
week.
To what extent do you agree or disagree?
13/06/2015:
- Task 2: Traffic and accommodation problems are increasing and government
should encourage some businesses to move from cities to rural areas. Does
advantage outweigh the disadvantages?

20/02/2016
- Task 2: Some people believe government should spend money on building train
and subway lines to reduce traffic congestion. Others think that building more and
wider roads is the better way to reduce traffic congestion.
Discuss both views and give your opinion.

13/08/2016:
- Task 2: Not so many people use a bicycle although it has many benefits. Why?
How to encourage people to use bicycles as a main transport?
20/8/2016:
-Task 2: In some cities people are choosing cars instead of bicycles, while in other
cities riding bikes are replacing cars. Why is this the case? Which development do
you think is better?

18/06/2016:
- Task 2: Cycling is more environmentally friendly than other forms of transport.
Why is it not popular in many places? And how to increase its popularity?

2. EDUCATION
18/1/2014
- Writing Task 2: Many students find it difficult to concentrate or pay attention at
school.
What are the reasons? What could be done?
22/2/2014
- Writing Task 2: Children's education is expensive. In some countries, the
government pays some or all of the costs. Do the advantages outweigh its
disadvantages?

8/3/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people say that all young people should have full-time
education until they are 18 years old. To what extent do you agree or disagree with
this opinion?

12/04/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people think the main purpose of education is to make
individuals useful to society; others say education helps them to achieve personal
ambitions. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

24/05/2014
- Writing Task 2: Many young people who leave school hold a negative attitude
towards learning. Why does this happen? What are the solutions
10/07/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some countries achieve international sports by building
specialized facilities to train top athletes, instead of providing sports facilities that
everyone can use. Do you think this is positive or negative development?

2/10/2014
- Writing Task 2: Government funding for university should only be used to
provide scholarship for the best students. The other funding for universities should
come from student fees and private organiZations. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?

20/12/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people think painting and drawing are as important as
other subjects, they should be compulsory in the high school education .
28/02/2015
- Task 2: Some students take one year off between finishing school and going to
university, in order to travel or to work. Do you think advantages outweigh
disadvantages? 
18/04/2015:
- Task 2: Some people think that schools should reward students who show the
best academic results, while others believe that it is more important to reward
students who show improvements. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
16/05/2015:
- Task 2: Many people argue that in order to improve educational quality, high
school students are encouraged to make comments or even criticism on their
teachers. Others think it will lead to loss of respect and discipline in the classroom.
Discuss both views and give your own opinion
26/09/2015

- Task 2: Studies show that many criminals have a low level of education. For this
reason, people believe that the best way to reduce crime is to educate people in
prison so they can’t get a job when leave prison. Do you agree or disagree?

24/11/2015
Task 2: Students today can easily access information online, so libraries are no
longer necessary. Do you agree or disagree?
21/11/2015
- Task 2: Many people go to university for academic study. More people should be
encouraged to do vocational training because there is lack of qualified workers
such as electricians and plumbers.
19/12/2015

- Task 2: Children are facing more pressures nowadays from academic, social and
commercial perspectives.
What are the causes of these pressures and what measures should be taken to
reduce these pressures?
10/09/2016:
- Task 2: Some people think that studying from the past teaches us nothing about
today’s life. Others argue that the history is a value source of information. Discuss
both views and give your opinion

21/05/2016:
-Task 2: In developing countries, children in rural communities have less access to
education. Some people believe that the problem can be solved by providing more
schools and teachers, while others think that the problem can be solved by
providing computers and Internet access. Discuss both views and give your own
opinion.

19/05/2016:
- Task 2: It is observed that in many countries not enough students are choosing to
study science subject. What are causes? And what will be effects on society?

09/01/2016
- Task 2: It is more important for schoolchildren to learn about local history than
world history. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
10/09/2016:
- Task 2: Some people think that studying from the past teaches us nothing about
today’s life. Others argue that the history is a value source of information. Discuss
both views and give your opinion.
22/10/2016:
- Task 2: Some people think that everyone has the right to have access to university
education, and that government should make it free for all students no matter what
financial background they have. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this
opinion.

3. JOB/ WORK
15/2/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people think success in life comes from hard work and
determination. Others think money and appearance are more important.
Discuss both sides and give your opinion
5/4/2014:
- Writing Task 2: An increasing number of people change their career and place of
residence several times during their life time. Is this positive or negative
development?

10/1/2015:
- Task 2: Leaders and directors in organizations are often older people. Some
people say that younger people could be leaders. Do you agree or disagree?
25/10/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people think that job satisfaction is more important while
other people think that a stable job is more important. Discuss both views and give
your opinion.

01/11/2014
- Writing task 2: It is better for people to be unemployed than people to be
employed but they do not enjoy. Do you agree or disagree?
11/04/2015:
Task 2The older people who need employment have to compete with younger
ones. What problems can this create? What are some solutions?
8/10/2016:
- Task 2: Some people think that men and women have different qualities.
Therefore, some certain jobs are suitable for men and some jobs are suitable for
women. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

4. ENVIRONMENT + POLLUTION
25/1/2014
- Writing Task 2: International community must act immediately to ensure all
nations to reduce their consumption of fossil fuels e.g. gas and oil.
To what extend do you agree or disagree?
1/3/2014
- Writing Task 2: Living in big cities is bad for people's health. To what extent do
you agree or disagree with this opinion?

28/06/2014
- Writing Task 2: With the increasing demand for energy sources such as oil and
gas, should people be looking for sources of oil and gas in remote and untouched
places? Do the advantages of this outweigh the disadvantages of damaging such
areas?
26/07/2014

- Writing Task 2: Some people think that environmental problems are too big for
individuals to solve. Others believe individuals can also do some things to solve
these problems. Discuss both views and give your own opinion
17/1/2015:
- Task 2: Some people think that the amount of noise people make have to be
controlled strictly, others say that people are free to make as much as they wish.
Discuss both sides and give your opinion. 
01/08/2015:
- Task 2: The world natural resources are consumed at an ever-increased rate.
What are the dangers of this situation? What should we do?
07/11/2015

- Task 2: Whether or not someone achieves their aims is mostly by a question of


luck. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

14/11/2015
- Task 2: The consumption of the world's resources (oil, and water etc.) is
increasing at a dangerous rate. What are causes and solutions?To what extent do
you agree or disagree?
24/9/2016:
- Task 2: Fossil fuel is the main source of energy. In some countries, the use of
alternative sources of energy is encouraged.
To what extent do you think is it a positive or negative
development?

5. CITIES + SOCIAL ISSUES+ FAMILY


- Writing Task 2: It is important for all towns and cities to have large public spaces
such as squares and parks. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?
06/09/2014

- Writing Task 2: As major cities in the world are growing today, so do their
problems. What are problems for young people who are living in the cities as the
result of continued growth? How problems might be solved?
07/02/2015:
- Task 2: Many museums and historical sites are mainly visited by tourists, not
local people. Why is this the case and what can be done to attract local people.
06/12/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people think that it is best to live in a horizontal city while
others think of a vertical city. Discuss both view and give your opinion.

30/07/2016:
- Task 2: Many people say the gap between rich and poor people is wider, as rich
people become richer and poor people grow poorer. What problems could this
situation cause and what measures can be done to address those problem?
14/07/2016:
- Task 2: Every day, millions of tons of food are wasted all over the world.Why do
you think this is happening? And how can we solve this problem?

- Task 2: Nowadays, more and more people decide to have children later in their
life. What are the reasons? Do advantages of this outweigh disadvantages?

05/03/2016
1. Academic IELTS:
- Task 2: In recent years, the family structure has changed, as well as family roles.
What types of changes are occurring? Do you think these changes are positive and
negative?

6. ADVERSTISING _ TV_GAMES
24/04/2014
- Writing Task 2: An increasing number of advertisements on TV aim at children.
What are the effects of television advertising? Should television advertising be
controlled?
17/05/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some children can learn more efficiently by watching TV.
Therefore, children should watch TV regularly both in school and at home? Do
you agree or disagree?.
11/07/2015:
- Task 2: Advertising discourages people from being different individuals by
making us want to be and to look the same. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?
10/05/2014
- Writing Task 2: Nowadays, as women and men have to work full time,
household duties should be equally divided. Do you agree or disagree?
27/09/2014
- Writing Task 2: In recent years, more and more people tend to live individually.
What are the causes of this trend? Does this have a positive or negative effect on
society?
14/03/2015:
-Task 2: Nowadays, many families have both parents working. Some working
parents believe other family members like grandparents can take care of their
children, while others think childcare centers provide the best care. Discuss both
views and give your own opinion.
21/05/2015:
- Task 2: Nowadays, more and more people decide to have children later in their
life. What are the reasons? What are the effects on society and family life?
Đề thi IELTS ngày 15/9/2016:
- Task 2: Research has shown that overeating is as harmful as smoking. Therefore,
the advertising of certain food products should be banned in the same way as the
advertising of cigarettes in some countries. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?
09/07/2016
- Task 2: Studies suggested that nowadays children watch much more television
than they did in the past and spend less time on active or creative things. What are
the reasons? And what measures should be taken to encourage children to spend
more time on active or creative things?

19/03/2016
- Task 2: People in the community can buy cheaper products nowadays. Do
advantages outweigh disadvantages
12/03/2016:

- Task 2: Some people think that it is good for a country's culture to import foreign
movies and TV programs. Others think that it is better to produce these locally.
26/11/2016:
- Task 2: Advertisements are becoming more and more common in everyday life.
Is it a positive or negative development

17/12/2016:
- Task 2: Some people say that young people learn useful skills by playing
electronic and computer games. Others say that young people who play electronic
and computer games are wasting their time. Discuss both views and give your
opinion

7. LAWS + CRIMES
07/06/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people believe that if a police force carries guns, this
encourages higher level of violence in that society. To what extent do you agree or
disagree with this opinion?
02/08/2014.
- Writing Task 2: In many parts of the world, children and teenagers are
committing more crimes. Why is this happening? How should they be punished?

8/11/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people believe that a crime is a result of social problems
and poverty, others think that crime is a result of bad person's nature. Discuss and
give your opinion.
14/02/2015
- Task 2: Some people think that the age limit for driving should be increased to
make driving safer, do you agree or disagree?

25/04/2015:
- Task 2: Young people who commit crimes should be treated in the same as adults
who commit crimes. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
27/06/2015:
- Task 2: People today do not feel safe either at home or when they are out. What
are the causes? What are the solutions?
08/08/2015:
- Task 2: Some people who have been in prison become good citizens later. Some
people think that having these people to give a talk to school students is the best
way to tell them about dangers of committing a crime. Do you agree or disagree?

05/12/2015

-Task 2: There is a general increase in anti-social behaviors and lack of respect for
others.
What are the causes and solutions?

15/12/2016
Task 2: Scientists believe that by studying behavior of 3 years old children, we can
predict if that child can become criminal in the future. To what extent is crime a
product of human nature? Is it possible to stop children from growing to be a
criminal?
8. FOOD
29/10/2016:
- Task 2: In many countries, more and more people choose to buy imported food
rather than food produced locally. Why people buy imported food? What could be
done to encourage people to buy local food?

9. HEALTH
19/07/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people think that the government has the duty to ensure its
citizens have a healthy diet, while others argue it is the responsibility of each
individual. Discuss both views and give your opinion

09/08/2014

- Writing Task 2: Some people think that governments should ban dangerous
sports, while others think people should have freedom to do any sports or activity.
Discuss both views and give your own opinion

13/12/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people think that shops should not be allowed to sell food
or drinks that are scientifically proven to be bad for people's health.
Do you agree or disagree?

12/09/2015
-Task 2: Fewer and fewer people walk on a daily basic. What are the reasons and
how to encourage them to spend their time.

19/09/2015
- Task 2: Everyone should become Vegetarian because they do not need to eat
meat to have a healthy diet. Do you agree or disagree?
31/10/2015- Task 2: Scientist agree that people are damaging their health by eating
too much junk food. Some people think that the answer to this problem is to
educate people. Others think education will not work. Discuss both views and give
your opinion.

10/10/2015
- Task 2: Some people think that in order to prevent illness and disease,
governments should make efforts in reducing environmental pollution and housing
problemsTo what extent do you agree or disagree with this statements?
23/7/2015
- Task 1: Bar chart
- Task 2: Some people say taxes should be spent on health care. Other ppl say that
there are more important priorities for tax-payers' money. Discus both these views
and give your own opinion
16/04/2016:

- Task 2:
In the future, it seems more difficult to live on the Earth. Some people think more
money should be spent on researching other planet to live, such as Mars. To what
extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?

10.TECHNOLOGY/ MEDIA
20/09/2014
- Writing Task 2: Some people think that introducing new technology can improve
people’s quality of life in developing countries. However, others believe that free
education should be offered. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

11/10/2014
- Writing Task 2: Today more and more people are using mobile phone and
computer. Thus, the communication ability is losing. To what extent do you agree
or disagree?

22/11/2014
- Writing Task 1: 2 tables about international student ở Canada and the US.

- Writing Task 2: In some countries, shopping online is replacing shopping at


store. Do you think it is a positive or negative development?

28/03/2015:

- Task 1: Bar chart. How many hours each week people work in European
countries
-Task 2: Some people think that the increasing use of computers and mobile
phones in communication has had negative effects on young people's reading and
writing skills. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

09/05/2015:

- Task 1: Table about high School Teacher's salary from 5 countries


- Task 2: Developments in technology has brought various environmental
problems. Some believe that people need to live simpler lives to solve
environmental problems. Others, however, believe technology is the way to solve
these problems. Discuss both views and give your own opinion
27/8/2016:

- Task 1: Pie+ Table


- Task 2: With the rapid advancement of communication technology:: smart
phones, tablets and other mobile devices, some people believe that the
disadvantages outweigh the advantages.
To what extent do you agree or disagree

04/06/2016:
- Task 1: Table + Pie chart.
- Task 2: it is suggested that everyone should have a car, a television and a fridge.
Do disadvantages of this development for society outweigh advantages?

23/01/2016
- Task 1: Maps
- Task 2: Nowadays, more and more people read news on the internet. However,
newspapers have most of important information sources of news. Give your
opinion from your experience and give examples.

19/11/2016:
- Task 1: Map (changes in Shalton town)
- Task 2: Some people say that we do not need printed newspaper any more. To
what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

11.TRAVELING / TRADITIONS
18/10/2014- Writing Task 2: Some people think that it is not necessary to go to
other countries to study other culture. We can learn from books, films and the
internet. Do you agree or disagree?
29/1/2015:
- Task 2: It is now possible for scientists and tourists to travel to remote natural
environment, such as south pole. Do the advantages of this development outweigh
the disadvantages
30/05/2015:
- Task 2: many people believe that international tourism is a bad thing for their
country. What are the reasons? Solutions to change negative attitudes?
13/08/2015:
- Task 2: international travel can make people prejudiced rather than broad
minded. Why people fail to benefit when they travel? What we can do to improve
their understanding of the countries they visit?
12/12/2015

- Task 2: When you go to the new area, you should follow the new customs and
traditions.
To what extent do you agree or disagree?

04/08/2016:
- Task 2: In many countries, people now wear Western clothes (suits, jeans) rather
than traditional clothing.
Why? Is this a positive or negative development.

10/12/2016:
- Task 2: More people than ever before are travelling to other countries now. Why?
Is this a positive development or negative development?

12.RESPONSIBILITIES
04/07/2015:
-Task 2: Some people think that young people should be required to do unpaid
work helping people in the community. Are disadvantages of this requirement
greater than the benefits for the community and individuals?

25/7/2015
- Task 2: As well as making money, businesses also have social responsibilities.
Do you agree or disagree?
06/06/2015:
- Task 2: Some people prefer to provide help or support directly to the local
community. Others prefer to give money to national or international charitable
organizations. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Đề thi IELTS 21/03/2015:


- Task 2: Some people think that famous people can help international aid
organizations to draw attention to important problems. Others believe that the
celebrities can make the problems seem less important. Discuss both views and
give your opinion.
29/08/2015
- Task 2: Some people think that the governments should give financial support to
artists, musicians and poets. Others think that it is a waste of money. Discuss both
views and give your opinion.

03/12/2015
- Task 2: Public celebrations (national days, festivals) are held in many countries.
Some people say that these celebrations are a waste of money and we should spend
money on more important things. Do you agree or disagree?

16/7/2016:
-Task 2: In many countries, government spent a large amount of money on
improving internet access. Why is it happening and do you think it is the most
appropriate use of government money?

Đề thi IELTS ngày 25/06/2016:


- Task 2: Some people think it is more important for government to spend public
money on promoting healthy lifestyle in order to prevent illness than to spend it on
the treatment of people who are already ill. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?

Đề thi IELTS ngày 28/5/2016:


-Task 2: Nowadays, young people admire media and sports stars though they often
do not set a good example. Do you think this is a positive or negative
development?

Đề thi IELTS ngày 02/04/2016


- Task 2: It is impossible to help all people in the world, so governments should
only focus on people in their own countries. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?

Đề thi IELTS ngày 07/05/2016: -


Task 2: Nowadays, most large companies operate multi-nationally. To what extent
those companies should have responsibility towards local communities in which
they operate?
Đề thi IELTS ngày 27/02/2016
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2013Task 2: More and more young people from wealthy countries are spending a
short time in communities in poorer countries doing unpaid work such as teaching
or building houses. Why? Who benefit more from this, the community or these
young people?

14/3/13
When designing a building, the function is normally more important than the
outward appearance. Do you agree or disagree with this idea?
18/4
Nowadays animal experiments are widely used to develop new medicines and to
test the safety of other products. Some people argue that these experiments should
be banned because it is morally wrong to cause animals to suffer, while others are
in favor of them because of their benefits to humanity.
Discuss both views and give your own opinion
6/6
Governments should not have to provide care or financial support for elderly
people because it is the responsibility of each person to prepare for retirement and
support him or herself.
To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
22/6
Tourism is an excellent way to develop a country, but it can also cause harm. How
can countries ensure that tourism benefits the development?
29/8
The scientist believes that computers will become more intelligent than human
beings. Some people find it is a positive while others think it is a negative
development. Discuss both points and give your own opinion.
12/10
Economic progress is one way to measure a country's success. Some people
believe that there are other factors should be considered when measuring the
success of a country. What are the other factors? Do you think there is a factor that
is more important than the others?
6/10/2013:
A rise in the standard of living in a country often only seems to benefits cities
rather than rural areas. What problems might this differences cause? How might
these problems be reduced?
30/11/2013
More and more people want to own famous brands of cars, clothes and other items.
What are the reasons for this? Is this a negative or positive trend?
7/12/2013:
In recent years, tourists have paid attention to preserving both the culture and
environment of the places they visit. However, some people think that it is
impossible to be a responsible tourist. To what extent do you agree or disagree
with this opinion?