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Best Practice Book for
IELTS Writing

T a b le o f C o nt
IE S W ri ng
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IE S W ri ng -O verview 9
IE S Ac dem c W ri ng
IE S ACA EM IC W RITIN 10
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IEL S W riting
IELTS is a m ul -level exam .
You eta score betwe n and for e h se ton. Half scores
such as 6. are po s ible.Universi es often em and an IELTS score
of6 r7. They m ay also em and a m ni um score in e h fthe 4
sec ton s.
1. IELTS W ri ng m arking schem es
The two wri ng qu eston s are m arked out of9 a ordin to the folowing
crieria:
Task Achievem ent
Coh erenc and Coh esion
Lexic lResou rce
G ram atc lRang e and Ac urac y
2. IELTS Spea kin m arking schem es
The spea king test is also m arked ou t of 9 ac ordin to the folowing crieria:
Fluency and co erence
Lexic lresou rce
G ram atc lrang e and ac urac yPronun ciaton
18. IELTS W riting -O ve view
The IELTS Ac dem c an G eneralW ri ng M od les are si arin som e ways
and ifferentin thers.W hichevertesty have on e h r to com plete two
tasks.It is the nature of the tasks that m akes them different.You c n see this
clea rly in the chartbelow:

G eneral
Task :M ini um 1 words:W ri ng leterin respon se to a
siuaton inform al,sem -form al, rform al
Task :M ini um 2 words:W ri ng m ore person ales ay po s ible inform al
style
Ac dem c
Task :M ini um 1 words:Interpretng, escribing rcom paring
inform aton resented in raph ic form -a diagram , archart,lne graph ie
chartortable
Task :M ini um 2 words:W ri ng an es ay a general a dem c
top ic form alstyle.
In th c ses, rscore is based three fund am entalcrieria:
Content: How wel do y r presen y rargu m ents,idea s and evidenc ?
Q ualty: How effec tvely are y able to com un ic te y ride s and tho ts?
Te h icalAspec ts:How cor ec tis rgram ar? How rich is y v c b l
ary? How varied are y sentenc s?
To com plete an organiz d coh erent piec e f wri ng y u ne d to take
2-5 m in tes to plan. Durin this t e, y c n con siderwhat
po si on wi ad t, 're go ing to ex and the top ic and in what
order y wi present y r idea s.You shou ld skip the plann ing ac tviy
on ly ify ave very l e t e left.In such a c se, c n work direc ty
on the task iself.
O fcou rse, ram arand c bu lary wilalso e as es ed. M ake sure
y chec k r wri ng forve b tense ag r m ent,pr positions,w ord
order,sentence pat er ns, sentence structur , an rang f
v cab lary. Av id using the sam e erbs, n s, or adjec tves
m ore than nce.Do not use slang at al. In the a dem c sec ton
ofthe IELTS,av id con trac to s,which are a clea rsym bo lof inform al
wri ng.

1. IELTS A cadem ic W riting
IE S A EM IC W RITING
T he IELTS Academ ic W riting m o le m e sures y rabi y to
wrie in cle r,form al Eng lsh as is generaly dem and ed in an
a dem c con text.You are as es ed a ording to the folowing
crieria:
Task Respo se - ho w a urately to add res the task
C oherence and Coh esion - ho rganiz d rwri ng is
Lexic Reso rc - the rang e of y c bu lary
G ram atc lRan e and Ac urac y -the cor ec tnes ofy rgram ar
You have an hou rto com plete two wri ng tasks.You m ustcom plete bo th tasks to
geta score.You nee d to organiz y ride s,wrie ac urately, and use rich
v c bu lary.Itis re om end ed thaty ivide y t e in this way
Task 1 words 20 m nu tes
Task 2 words 40 m nu tes
1.
2. IELTS ACA EM IC W RITIN -TASK 1
In the firsttask m ustwrie a rep rt ased ictorialinform aton This
m e ns m ay e d to escribe a graph, chart, iagram .Itm ay e a bar
chart, ie chart,lne graph, rsom e othergraph ic representaton. You m gh t
also be asked to describe the proc s i ustrated the iagram .This
inv lves describing the data a urately, intng t trend s and relevant
inform aton and sin app rop riate v c bu lary
To erstand w best to answer this ty e oftask re d through the
m od elanswers pro ided in IELTS gu idebook s.Exam ners wi score y r
answer based rabi y to rou relevant inform aton, ln ide s in
com plex sentenc s,and se app rop riate v c bu lary to describe trend s. This
is no t as difficultas i so s.By re ding through severalsam ple answers,
y c n extra tthe c bu lary ee d and also le rn ariety of sentenc

structures, to presen y rinform aton in a form al,ac dem c m an er.Forthe
high estm arks,also ay close atenton to rspel ng and copy iven words
and rases cor ec ty
3. IELTS ACA EM IC W RITIN -TASK 2
In this task ee d to wrie an ac dem c style es ay on the sing le top ic
given. You ave no cho ic s here y m ust wrie ly abou tthe on e
top ic so repare rselfwih strategies to wrie a wel-organiz d es ay
on a variety fsub je tare s.You m ay nee d to offer a soluton to a
prob lem ,ex res an inion rcom ent ide s orarg m ents presented
You res ay shou ld e abo tfou rorfiv aragraph s in leng th wih an
introdu cton
body and con clusio Itsh ld tbe a lst fbu letpo ints, ta prop erly
organiz d es ay, wri en in ful sentenc s.You ne d to state y rthesis,
prov ide evidenc o rea son s to supp rt y r argu m ent and wrie a strong
con clusion. Use to ic sentenc s to cle rly identfy the m ain them e in e h
paragraph. You co ld use the gu ide below to structure y res ay
Paragraph :Intro cton :Restate th top ic,ind ic te y rpo si on
Paragraph :Body :M ain ide ,sup rtng ide ,exam ples
Paragraph 3: Body : M ain ide ,suppo rtng ide ,exam ples
Paragraph : Con clusion : Sum arize idea s,restate po si on

2. IELTS G ene alW riting
T h e IELTS G ene al W riting sec ton m ea sures y rabi y to
com un ic te abou t com on ra tc l is ues and ex and on top ics of
person alinterest.You m ay e asked to rov ide fac tualinform aton, m ake
sugg eston s,ex ress lkes and islkes, rpresentcom plaints, inion s, r
views.This se ton lasts for1 ran inclu es 2 tasks.Task c ries m ore
m arks than Task Therefore, m ay wish to ivide y rt e as
folows:Task 15 words 20 m nu tes
Task 2 words 40 m nu tes
Ac ordin to the m akers ofthe IELTS exam , as es m ent of G eneral W ri ng
tasks is based the folowing crieria:
Task Achievem ent - ho w tho rou ly whatis asked
C oherence and Coh esion - ho rganiz d rleteris
LexicalResou rc - the rang e o c bu lary se
G ram atc lRan e and Ac urac y -ho w corec ty rgram aris
1. IELTS G ENERAL W RITIN -TASK 1
You are asked to wrie a leterto a fiend, ernm entagency rinterestgroup. The
levelofform al y epend s on who are wri ng to and ho w wel y k w them ,so
the style m ay e form al,sem -form alor inform al.You are given a briefdescripton fa
prob lem orsiuato folowed leted instructon s on whatto includ e in r leter.
M ake sure y wrie abou e h and every e of the po ints m enton ed. Also
use app rop riate gram ar,c pialz ton, and ctuato
Itwi also elp to re d through severalsam ple tests in rderto th fam arize rself
wih the ty e ofsiuatons resented and to lea rn h w to wrie these
ty es of leter answers e siy, core ty,and ickly Sam ple Task tasks includ e:
w riting to a colege adm nistraton ffic rab tpro lem s wih rm ory
w riting to a lan lord to resolv rob lem s wih the he tng system
w ri ng to a fiend to inv ie hi herto a surprise party

2. IELTS G ENERAL W RITIN -TASK 2
You ave to wrie a m ni um 25 -word es ay on a top ic ofgeneralinterest.You m g t
have to solve a prob lem , present
y rop inion, rcom pare differing iewpo ints on a given top ic.
The usual rules of good es ay wri ng app ly.Plan efore y wrie, se varied
sentenc structure, t z ln ing words to conn e tide s, se dy am c and rich
v c bu lary to ty rthough ts ac ros , c reful of y r spel ng c pialz ton and
pun ctuaton, and rganiz y res ay into abou t4-5 paragraph s.A sam ple structure is
sho wn elow:
Paragraph :Intro cton :Restate th top ic,ind ic te y rpo si on
Paragraph :Body :M ain ide ,sup rtng ide ,exam ples
Paragraph 3: Body : M ain ide ,suppo rtng
ide ,exam ples
Paragraph 4: Con clusion : Sum arize ide s,restate po si o
Sam ple Task tasks includ e:
w hetheri is po s ible to take a a ton fom y rprob lem s
w hetherfam es tod ay are closerthan they sed to e.
whethersm o ing in pub lc shou ld be ann ed
w hetherold eop le sh ld to rsing m es
W rite as m any practic es a s as pos ible,wihin the 40 -m nu te t e l ,
so c n so wih e se and con fidence the day fy rexam .
IELTS W riting Task
G ene al sk 1
Sam ple 1
1. You shou ld spend abou t20 m in tes on this task.

You ar d e to m o e into r nted part entnextm onth b ty u w i no be able to
be ause y u hav e som e problem s. rite a let er to the lan lord.In y urlet er :
explain y ursituatio
desc ibe y urproblem s
tel him /her w hen y u thin y u can m o e in
W rie at lea st 15 words. You do NO T
ne d to wrie any add res es.
m od elan swer:
De r M is Ber y, As y k w, I hav rented 41 G eorge Roche Road fom y
for six m o ths fom 15 th Augu st.However,Iam afaid Iwi no long erbe able to
m ov e in thatdate,as m y lan ave had to chang e bec use ofi nes .During the
sum er va ton, I was working in a com pany as a Projec tM anager.Towards the
end fm y shift, slpp ed and fel on a wet floo r an brok
m y wrist.Luckiy,i was a cle n rea k and idn 'trequ ire surgery.However,i is m y righ t
wrist,an so Iam un able to wrie for the t e being Atpresent,Iam atho m e in Kuala
Lum pu r un t the plaster c n taken f Ithin this shou ld e in the lastwe k of
Septem ber. I wi then return to m y cou rse in Canterbu ry and take up residenc at41
G eorge Roche Road. Ihope this wi n tc use y any ifficul es.You rs sinc rely
Ra helYu
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Sam ple 2
The sam ple let er contains 1 ps.Com plete it by p t ing a pr position in each
spac .
De r M r.Peter,Thank y for y r leter f 20 Septem ber. I was very sadd ened
. y rac oun tofwhathapp ened in rho tellastm on th and Iam wri ng to
ex res m y apo log ies . this. I c n erstand that y were sh cked .
the way the rec pton ist behaved. There c n be no excuse . such ehaviour
and Ifuly erstand wh fel y e ded to com plain . the siuaton. Ic n
prov ide no ex lanaton . the way the em ploy e spo e to y As a m em ber f
Darius Hotels G roup, we have a ep tation . being perec t.
look ing afterou rcustom ers,and Iam very sor y that y r ex erienc . our
servic did no t con firm this. I intend to eal. staff m em ber app rop riately
and I wi ensure that he do es no t repe tthis behaviou r. send ing hi on a
retraining cou rse next we k I wou ld lk to as ure y thatthe behaviou ry
encou tered is no tty ic l. o rstaff.As the gu estservic m anager,Iam
respo sible . al ofou r em ploy e s so lea se a ptm y apo log ies again and this
v cherworth $10 to spend in any . ou rho tels.You rs sinc rely,Joh Norm an
G uestServic M anager

De rM r.Peter,
Thank fory rleterof20 Septem ber.I was very sadd ened by y r a oun t o
whathapp ened in rho tellastm o th, and I am wri ng to ex res m y apo log ies fo
this. I c n erstan that y were hocked by the way the re pton ist
behaved. There c n be no excuse for such
behaviou rand Ifuly erstand wh fel y ne ded to com plain about the
siuaton Ic n ro ide no ex lanato for/ofthe way the em ploy e spok e to
As a m em berofDarius Hotels G roup we ave a repu taton for being pere tat
look ing afterou rcustom ers,and Iam very sor y that y r ex erienc of ou r service
did no tcon firm this.Iintend to de lw ith staffm em berapp rop riately and Iwilensure
thathe do es no trepe tthis behavio rby send ing hi on a retraining co rse next
we k Iwou ld lke to as ure thatthe behaviou ry encoun tered is tty ic lofou r
staf.
As the gu est servic m anager, Iam resp sible for al of ou r em ploy e s so
ple se ac ptm y apo log ies again an this cherworth $100 to spen in any ofour
ho tels.
You rs sinc rely Jo Norm an
G uestServic M anager
Sam ple 3
M arina has juststarted new cour e at colege and hertutorhas asked herto
w rie hi a let ertel ng hi som ething ab uther elf.
S e has m ad e ten m stak es in v rb tenses in herlet er.Find nd cor e tthem .
De rTutor,
Iam com ng to Brigh ton Colege fom Sing apo re,where Iwas a stud entforten e rs.I
did alrea dy take exam naton s in Sin apo re in Eng lsh Biolog y,Com pu teran M aths.M y
high estscore is for Com pu ter:Igo tgrade A.
W hen Iwas a stud entin Sing apo re Ialso ave a part-t e job in a shop M y cle wns
a sup erm arketand so Ihelped i in the evening s.Iused to worked there four igh ts a
we k and Ithin this was very ex erienc form e.

At the we ken s, I usualy played v ley al wih fiend s or,ifthe we ther's
bad, we have be n to the the tre,which is ery larin Sing apo re.Bec use ofm y
part-t e job Ialso id spend a lotoft e stu ing atthe we kend
I didn t go to m any other pla s. M y fathertoo m e to Thaiand c .Three we ks
after we had returned he also went to M alaysia and too the who le fam y
This is a briefdescripton fm y ac k round.
Bestwishes,M arin
DearTutor,
Ihav com e to Brigh ton Colege from inga re,where Iwas a stud entforten y ar . I
hav alread y tak en ex am ina ton in ingapo re in En lsh, Biolog y,Com pu ter and
M aths. M y high est score w as forCom pu ter:Igo tgrad e A.
W hen Iwas a stud entin in re Ialso had a rt-tm e job in shop. M y un cle wns a
sup erm ark tand so Ihelped im in the ev ning s. Iw orked / used to w ork there
fou r nigh ts a we a I think this was v ry g e perienc form e.
At the we nd s, I usua ly play d voley ba l wih friend s or,i the weatherw as b
we w ent / used to g to the theatre, which is v ry popu lar in ingap re.
Be au se of m y pa rt-tm e job I
also spent a lot of tm e stud ying t the we nd
Ihav n' be n to m an y otherplac s.M y fathertoo k m e to Tha iand c .Three we s
afer we returned he also went to M alaysia too k the who le fam iy.
This is a brief descripto of m y c grou
Bestwishes,
M arina
Sam ple 4
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You ar a stu ent at an Englsh languag e scho lin Brighton an are lving
in priv te ac om odation w ith the flatm ates.You hav e nothad ho w ater or
heating forsom e tim e.The lan lords w orkm en hav e tried to fix the problem b t
w ithoutsuc s .

W rite a let er to the lan lord.In y urlet er :
state y urr ason forw riting
desc ibe the problem s an explain how y u fe l
propose a solution an risk the lan lord to take actio
W rie atle st1 words.
You NO T ne d to wrie any add res es.
m od elan swer:
De rM r.Jo es,
Iam on e ofthe tenants aty rprop erty in Upp erLewes Road, and am wri ng to
com plain abou t the fac t that we do no ave any twaterorhe tng in ou rhou se.
As y w,we have be n lving in this se sinc Septem berand ave alway aid
ou rrenton t e.However,we hav ad n ho t water for last two we ks.This is
m akin rlves very ifficul,espec ialy as i is no w the m dd le o winter.Lastwe k
y said y wou ld send
a workm an to rh se wihin ays, o e c m e. After c l ng m any t es,
the workm an eventualy ar ived atthe se 5 ays later.Unfortun ately, e said e
cou ld tfix the prob lem bec use the ierwas too ld!W e are no w extrem ely appy
abou tthis soluton.
W e are prepared to con tnu e to renty se bu tplea se arang e forem ergency
repairs to e m ade.W e also requ esta 40% iscoun ton rrentforthe perio we hav
be n wihou tany twaterorhe tng
W loo forward to e ring fom y Shannon Brown
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You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You ar g ing n a shortcourse to training colege abro d.Itis a coleg thaty u
hav e notbe n to befor .
W rite a let er to the acc om odatio fic .In y urlet er

give detais ofy ur course an y ur r iv ldepartur date
explain y urac om odation ne ds
ask forinform ation aboutget ing to n from the coleg
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Dear. ,m od elan swer:De rSir/M adam ,
Iam wri n to inform y thatIwi be atend ing the Adv anc d Life Insurance cou rse,
being eld fom Tuesday th Apri un t 27 rd Apri,atthe Universiy of Hartford
Iwi be ar iving the afternoon of M ond ay th and wi be le ving the m orning of
Saturday the 28 th ofApri,so I
wi requ ire a sin le roo m forthis t e. wou ld referm y wn athroo m ,ifthis is
po s ible, tdo tm nd sharing ifIhav to;ho wever,as Iam whe lchairb the
roo m wi have to e disabi y fiend ly.Cou ld le se tel m e ho w m uch this wi cost
and w Isho ld m ake a aym ent? Do a ptVISA?
As Ido tk w the are ,Iwou ld also ratefulify cou ld rov ide som e inform aton
abou tget ng to an fom the Universiy.W i Ine d to take pub lc transpo rtfom the
staton ris there a Universiy bu s servic Any inform aton what to se and d
in the are wou ld also e gre ty app re iated
Thank fory ras istanc .
Alex Jon es 184 wordsSam ple 6
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this
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You ar lo king fora part-tim e job. rite a let er to an em plo m entag ency.
In y urleter
introd c y urself
explain w hat sort of job y u w ould lke
and sa w hat expe ienc an ski s
y u ha
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You NO T ne d to wrie any add res es.Begin rleteras folows:
Dear. ,m od elan swer:De rSir/M adam ,
Iam a G erm an aton alfom Heidelberg and atpresentIam study ing fora M asters
degre in Com ercialLaw here,atth Universiy fBielefeld, where Ihave be n forthe
lasttwo m on ths.
I am loo ing for a part-t e jo and I
wond er if y c n help m e. Prob ably, I
wou ld lke an ffic job erhaps working as a sec retary, ffic adm nistrator or ty ist.
Ic n ly work ring the afternoon s and atwe kend s as m y iversiy stud ies oc upy
m ostofthe day.Iwou ld e re dy to starti ediately
I am a com petent ty ist and I am com pu ter-l erate.In add i on, Ispe k Polsh
and G erm an fluenty and I hav ee n le rning Eng lsh forthe pastthree e rs.W hie
Istud ied form y egre , worked as a part-t e offic m anager for an i po rt-ex rt
firm in Heidelberg. In rec ntye rs,Ihave also ad tem p rary sum erjob s as a ho tel
re pton istin M an ei ,G erm any
Iam look ing forward to e ring fom y You rs faihfuly
Heinrich Bu wsk 170 wordsSam ple 7
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this
task
W rite a lete to the ac om odatio fic atthe colege.In y urlet er :
explain y ursituation.
describe the acc om odation y r q ir .
sa w hen y u w i ne d it.
W rie atle st1 words.
You NO T ne d to wrie any add res es.Begin rleteras folows:
DearM s Rose,
Com plete the sam ple let er
De rM Rose,
Iam a 26 -ye r-old farm er and agron m st
. Pakistan, and Ihave be n ac pted to . a on e-m on th
training co rse at G re nm ount AgriculuralColege startng extJanu ary Iwou ld e

grateful. You cou ld eiherfind m e ac om od aton forthe m on th or give
m e a lst of ad res es
. Icou ld wrie to. Iwou ld lke,if po s ible, to . a roo m in a
fam y hou se bec use I wou ld lke the
. to rac tc m y Eng lsh atthe sam e t e.Iwi ne d a roo m wih a bed and
a table . that I c n stud there also I . ,Iwou ld prefera roo m
ne r the colege sinc I wil
. be in G re nm oun tfora sho rtt e and Iwi no thave t e to lea rn m y way
around
I wi nee d the ac om od aton
. five we ks fom 28 th Dec m berto the 3rd February as Iwou ld lke to ar ive
a few days before the cou rse egins.
Cou ld y also . tel m e how m uch ac om od aton f this kind wil
cost and whether the pric . m e ls.
Ilook forward to . fom y
You rs sinc rely M uh am ad Sam ple 8
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this
task
An Englsh-speaking frien w ants to spen a tw o-w ee k holda in y urr gio n
has w rit en asking forinform atio n advic .
W rite a leter to y ur frien . In y urlet er :
of e to fin som ew her to sta
give advic aboutw hatto do
give inform ation aboutw hatclothes to bring
W rie atle st1 words.
You NO T ne d to wrie any add res es.Begin rleteras folows:
Dear. ,
Com plete the sam ple let er
The sam ple letercon tains eleven aps.Com plete i by t ng a word rph rase fom
the box elow in eac h spac .
alhough and as be use if sinceso
so that thatwhenwhere which who

De rAlbert,
Im delgh ted . y are com ng to Sing apo re nextm on th. Ithin i wou ld e
gre t. y cou ld stay wih m e and m y fam y,. send y their
bestwishes.O therwise,ify prefer,Ic n ea siy a che p but com fortable
ho tel ne r the be h
. y c n e m ore ind epend ent.There are lots ofthing s to d in m y ciy.IfI
were y Id spend som e days on the e h relaxing . on e or two ays
sig tse ing in the ciy.There are several interestng m useum s and tem ples
. Im sure y wi enjoy.O ne
plac y re ly shou ld isi is an exc lent them e park c led Sentosa,
. y l want to spend th who le day.Also y ough tto go to our
exc lent nigh t safari,. is abou tan raway s.
You don t ne d to bring a lot of clothes
. the we theris no rm aly warm and sunn y,and fcou rse,rainy.However,in
the evening is a bi coo ler,
. y m ay e d a jersey and jac ket.
Ple se let m e k w exa ty . y 're com n . Ic n m e ty
at the airpo rt. Itl be grea t to se y again so we c n etup -to-date wih al ou
news!
Lov
M on ica
De rAlbert,
Im delgh ted that y are com n to Sing apo re nextm on th Ithink i wou ld be gr
e tif y cou ld stay wih m e and m y fam y,w ho send y their best wishes.
O therwise,ify refer,Ic n ea siy a che p tcom fortable ho telne rthe
be h so/so that/w her y c n be m ore ind epend ent.
There are lots ofthing s to do in m y ciy.IfIwere y Id spen som e days o the e h
relaxing an /befor on e ortwo ay sigh tse ing in the ciy.There are several
interestng m useum s and tem ples w hich/thatIm sure y wi enjoy.O ne lac y
re ly shou ld isi is an exc lent them e park c led Sentosa,
w her y l wantto spend the who le day.Also, t to to r exc lent
nigh t safari,w hich is abou t an hou r away s.
You don t ne d to bring a lot of clothes as/be ause/sinc the we ther is n rm aly
warm and sunn y, and of cou rse, rainy.However, in the evening is a bi coo ler,
so y m ay e d a jersey and a jac ket.Ple se let m e k w exa ty w hen y 're
com ng so/so that I c n m e t y at the airpo rt. Itl be gre t to se y again
so we c n etup -to-date wih al o rnews!
Lov
M on ica

Sam ple 9
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You eataty urcolege cafeter ia eve y lu chtim e.H ow ever, u thin itne ds
som e im pro em ents.
W rite a let er to the colege m ag zine.In y u leter
explain w hat y u lke about the cafeter ia
sa w hatis w rong w ith it
sug esthow itcould be im pro ed
W rie atle st1 words.
You NO T ne d to wrie any add res es.Begin y rleteras folows:
Dear. ,
Com plete the sam ple let er
The sam ple letercon tains eigh tgaps.Com plete i by t ng a word rph rase fom the
box elow in e h spac .
annoy ing pu tright co ld sho ld
enough un fortun ately
good
idea too
De rSir/M adam ,
I no rm aly e t lun ch at the colege c feteria bec use i is re son able pric d,
conv enientand i has a fiend ly at osph ere.
There are, ho wever, a nu m ber o
deficiencies which I think shou ld be
. Firsty,alhough the stafftry to ke p the tables cle n, there are not
. workers atpe k t es to clea rtheirtables them selves then they av
finished e tng
. , som e stud ents do no t bo therto this. Also, there are a nu m ber of
stud ents who do no t wai in the qu eue to e served, which is very . for
the m ajoriy fus.Finaly,Ithink the c feteria cou ld ave betervent aton as it e ts
. , espe ialy in the sum er.

I think i wou ld be a . if m ore sign s were p taround the c feteria asking
stud ents to t their dirty lates an cutery on the troleys prov ided and to
throw away theirleftov ers and rubb ish Also, I thin we . tel stu ents when
they are being ant-socialand jum pin the qu eue. Finaly,. we ple se have
a few windo ws op en when thing s gettoo t?
You rs faihfuly
De rSir/M adam ,
I no rm aly e t lun ch at the colege c feteria bec use i is re son able pric d,
conv enientand i has a fiend ly at osph ere.
There are, ho wever, a nu m ber o
deficiencies which I thin shou ld be p trightFirsty,alhough the stafftry to ke p
the tables cle n, there are no tenoug workers atpe k t es to cle rtheirtables
them selves then they ave finished e tng
Unfortu ately,som e stud ents do therto d this.Also there are a n m ber f
stud ents who twai in the qu eue to e served, which is very an o ing for the
m ajoriy f us. Finaly, I thin the c feteria cou ld ave betervent aton as it ets
to hot,espe ialy in the sum er.
I thin i wou ld be a g d idea if m ore sign s were p taround the c feteria asking
stud ents to pu t their dirty lates an cutery the troleys prov ided and to throw
away theirleftov ers and rubb ish. Also Ithin we should tel stud ents when
they are being ant-socialand jum pin the eue.Finaly could we ple se have a few
windo ws op en when thing s gettoo t?
You rs faihfuly
Sam ple 10
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You hav e a ful tim e job an ar also doing a parttim e evening course.Yo now
fin thaty u can notcontin e the course.
W rite a let er to urtutor.In y urlet er
desc ibe the situatio

explain w hy y u can ot contin e at this tim e
say w hat action y u w ould lke to take
W rie atle st1 words.
You NO T ne d to wrie any add res es.Begin rleteras folows:
Dear. ,
m od elan swer:
De rSirorM adam ,
M y nam e is M uh am ad Abdu l.Iam taking a part-t e evening cou rse.Iam having a
hard t e ke ping up wih this cou rse. I
am afaid Ic nno tcon tnu e the cou rse.
M y rob lem is, I have a ful-t e job, fom 9am 5p m . Som et es,I am asked to
stay extra ho rs,to finish the resto the work Thatis be use the ho ldays are
com n up soo Also Ihave to do som e work reparato s forthe nextday
Atnigh twhen Igetho m e,Iam too tred to even prepare a din erform yself.Also I ave
no t e to study forthis cou rse.
Iwou ld lke drop this cou rse this qu arter.Then take i again the nextq arter.So, le se
a ptm y siuato
Thank fory rcoop eraton
Sinc rely
M .Abd
135 words
This is an answerwri en by a c nd idate who a hieved a Ban 5 score.Here is the
exam ner's com ent:
The re son forwri ng is very cle rin this leterbu ti is n tcle rwho the leteris to. The
wriergives inform aton to cov erallthre b letpo ints, ton ly on e is wellextend ed,
and the who le resp se is erlengh t at 13 words, so i loses m arks forthis.
The inform ato is organised and i is e sy to folow the m es age.A rang e of ln ers is
used ac ros the answerand they are eneraly a urate, tin som e plac s,espec ialy
the first paragrap sentenc s are n twel-ln ed
The rang e of v c bu lary is sufficient for the task an there are som e qu ie prec ise
ex res ion s.There are no erors in word form , tsom e very asic spel ng er ors
oc ur.In term s ofgram ar,the rang e is ratherl ed wih m any ery sho rtsentenc s

and few com plex structures.G ram aris generaly wel-con troled wever,wih ly a
few m no rer ors and c sion alinap rop riate pun ctuaton.
Sam ple 11
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
Your heigh ours hav e r ntly w riten to u to com plain aboutthe noise fro
y urhouselflat.
W rite a let er to y ur neigh ours. In
y urleter
explain the r asons forthe noise
apolo ise
desc ibe w hataction y u w i take
W rie atle st1 words.
You NO T ne d to wrie any add res es.Begin rleteras folows:
Dear. ,m od elan swer:De rJam es,
I was very sho cked to get y r leter
saying that the n ise fom m y flat has e n spo i ng revening s and c using
som e distres .Iam re ly,re ly sory abou tthat.Ihad ide thaty wo ld able
to hea rso m uch, so Ihop e y wilac ptm y apo log ies.
As y m ay ave gu es ed, Iam trying to refi m y ichen in the evening s when Iget
ho m e fom work Unfortun ately i is all et ng long er than ex e ted an I hav e n
having prob lem s wih get ng things to fi prop erly.This has m e ntto a lotof ang ing
and am ering.
As the kichen is st no tfinished Ihav e ided to c l in a profes ion albu iderwho wi
finish the work in the nextday two. Hel work ly ring ayt e rs, so
y won t be disturbed in the
evening s again, Iprom s.
Sor y to ave c used these pro lem s,Bi .
157 words
Sam ple 12

You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You w i m o e to a new city for w ork.You k ow som e people w ho lve the .
A s k them for help fin ing c om odatio
Tellthem w her y u w ould lke to lv
Tellthem the type of place y u are lo king fo
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own add res .Begin rleteras folows:
DearSir,m od elan swer:De rSir,
Iwanted to lety w thatIam com ng to lve in ciyand Iwou ld lke to ask if
c n elp m e wih a few thin s before Iar ive and startm y ew job.
Do y thin y co ld give m e a hand
find ing som ewhere to lve Idea ly wou ld lke to lve close to where I am
go ing to e working rin the do wntown istrict.I po s ible Iwou ld lke to e ne rsom e
shop s,lke a sup erm arketand a D D rental pla . As I rea ly lov e spo rts itwou ld
be gre tto e ne ra park too
Im no ttoo wor ied abou tthe plac iself.O bv iou sly I wi be lo ing for a flat,rather
than a hou se,as i is justgo in to m e and Iwon tbe able to afford too m uch So a
plac wih e bedroo m is fine, tIwou ld lke to ave a private bathroo m not shared,
a kichen and som e kind flving roo m .Itd esntm aterifthe kichen is sm al, ti
wou ld ic to ave on e. wou ld referto lve som ewhere new,so any thing in a m od ern
apart entblock wou ld e gre t.
Thank s fory rhelp
206 words
Sam ple 13
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
Yourcaris hir d from a com pany nd w hie y u ar driving n holday, ha e a
sm al ac ident.You w i hav e to w rite a r portto the com pany to explain it.
You ne d to explain the folow ing
1. W hen an w her y u hir d it?

2. D e s c rib e how the ac identhap ened?
3. W hatkin of action did y u take fe the ac ident?
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own add res .Begin rleteras folows:
DearSir,m od elan swer:De rSir,
Iam a re ntcustom erofy rrentalcom pany aving Irented a c rfom y
do wntown tetin Detroi.The c rhired was an e ono m y m od elvehicle which rented
fom M arch stto the present.Iwou ld lke to com end y r com pany on
theirprofes ion alsm and the service ffered, and as such Iam sure y wil and le m y
incidentwih these qu al es.
Unfortun ately,Ihad an av idable ac identinv lving the aforem enton ed ehicle and
ano ther party. The ac iden was c used the otherc rfai ng to stop atthe red lgh t
ofthe intersec ton Iwas as in thro and as such the sec ond arty col ded into the
driver's side ofm y autom o ie.The po lc were inform ed in siu whereupon they
re orded inform aton regardin the ac identan the other rivers insuranc detais.
The po lc establshed the otherdriver's resp sibi y forthe ac ident,and the sec ond
party's insuranc com pany as ee n inform ed. Iwou ld lke to requ est hat
a replac m entvehicle be offered whie m y curentvehicle is inc pac iated. O nce again, I
wou ld lke to com end com pany 's profes io alat ud e.
You rs sinc rely 18 wordsSam ple 14
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this
task
You can otg to com pany w her y tan of er. rite a let er to the H R
su e visorto
Explain the r ason w hy u de lne the fer
1. Expr s y u gratitu e
2. Explain y u lke y ur cur nt jo e y m uch.
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own add res .Begin rleteras folows:
DearSir,m od elan swer:De rSir,

Iwas a po tentalem ploy e to who m y m ade a job offer. I wou ld lke to extend m y
than s forsuch an ffer,espec ialy atsuch a com pany as y rs.Itis, wever,wih
de pest regret that I m ust de lne rgenerou s inv iaton and apo log iz for
any inconv enienc Im ay ave c used
Iapp rec iate i ensely the interview rganiz d rcom pany and the extensive
effortm ade by al the staffinv lved. Their at ud e was i pres iv and hig ly
com en able.As such Im ust as m y sinc restapo lo ies forany ifficul es related to
the extra work thatm usthave be n in lved, and the t e wasted on y rbehalf.
Alhou the offerwas su stantal,i wasntenou to encou rage m e to severthe bond s
wih m y cur entem ploy er.Durin m y t e atm y resentcom pany m y sup eriors
suppo rted m e and fostered m y c ree r.In sh rt,they m ade m e the em ploy e Iam to ay
Iwou ld lke to e p the lnes o com un ic ton en etwe n r two
partes, an lo forward to furthercorespond enc .
You rs sinc rely 17 wordsSam ple 15
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this
task
You had a d m eal in a local r staurantw ith y urfam iy. rite a lete to
the new spaper to tel them boutit,descr ibe the m ealy u had, nd w hy u
thin the r staurantis w orth isiting
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own add res .Begin rleteras folows:
DearSir,m od elan swer:To the Edior,
Iam a lo stan in m em berofou rloc lcom un iy and Iam wri n
re om end aton to other ci z ns for one fou rfine neighbou rhoo ining
establshm ents;The Lon e StarCaf.
There were m any i pres ive atribu tes which struck m e upon m y entranc , such as
the dc orand am bienc .Ipartcularly enjoy ed the laidb ac k at ud e ofthe pla .Butfor
m y m nd i was the servic along wih the siz and qu al y of the p rton
thatwas m ostm em orable.
The servic was profes io alyetint ate,and alo wih the she rqu ant y fthe
dishes served, m otvated m e to as on m y re om end aton. Ienjoy ed a ste k
m am oth ropo rton s and a giantfesh crisp salad ac om panied a sele ton
app rop riately selec ted se so alvegetables.The piec de resistanc , wever,was the
rich Blac k Forestgatea u served as des ert
and al fora re so able pric .
Iho e afterre din this, tentalcustom ers wi feq entthis diner Bon app et e.
You rs truly

161 words
Sam ple 16
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
W rite a let er to com plain abouta situation in w hich som e adolesc nts lettheir
do s ru w idly causing dange ous.
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own add res .Begin rleteras folows:
DearSir,m od elan swer:De rSir/M adam ,
Iam wri n to raw y ratenton to siuaton thathas be n evelop ing in m y
neighbou rhood
Re nty,Ihave wines ed m any s on the loo se in the neighbou rhood
The dog s,which are fierc loo ing an not m uz led are given lc nse to ru arou the
neighbou rhood They are int datng, espec ialy to chidren and the elderly.Iam afaid
thatis justa m ateroft e before som eon e gets serio sly injured
The owners ofthese dog s,a bu ch ado lesc nts,se m to e un aware ofthe ang ers
oflet ng theirpets offthe le sh and ave adop ted a no chalant at ud e.The
te nagers have bee n asked m erou s loc ls to e p the dog s und ercon trolbu tal
requ ests have be n igno red and the siuaton as no ti prov ed. therefore beleve that
i ediate ac ton m ust be taken and I ask that y inv estgate the m ateran
take app rop riate
a ton as soon as p s ible to preventthe c ur enc ofinjury and seriou s bo iy arm .
162 words
Sam ple 17
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You order d a new cheq e bo k fro urban tw o w ee ks ag b ty u hav
r ived nothing
W rite a let er to the m anag ercom plaining boutthe bad ser vic .Sa w hen an
how y u orde d the cheq e bo k. Ask how m uch longe y u w ilhav e to w ait
an ask the m ana e w hat ction he w i take o e this m at er .
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own add res .Begin rleteras folows:

DearSir,m od elan swer:De rSir,
Iam wri n to com plain abou tthe service thatIhave rec ived aty rbank Two we ks
ago Iordered a chequ e b fi ng tthe ap rop riate form when isied the ban
bu tsinc then Ihave not rec ived the chequ e boo and Ihav rec ived ther
corespond enc fom the ank Itis qu ie urgentform e as Ihav ie a few bi s thatI
ne d to pay thatc n
on ly e paid chequ e.
Ple se wrie to m e as soon as po s ible and letm e k w ho w m uch lo erIwi hav to
wai form y chequ e boo and le se ex lain wh Ihave had to wai so long Iwou ld also
lke to k w what a ton y are g ing to take regarding this bad servic .
Ihave be n a custom erofy rbank forfifte n e rs and this is the firstt e I ave
had to com plain. Itis very isappo intn
Ilook forward to ea ring fom y soo You rs sinc rely
G raham Swann
172 words
Sam ple 18
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You w ould lke to b y som e ele trical ds ata shop in a nearby tow n.
W rite a let er to the shop an ask ifthey hav e the things y u w ant or w hether
they w i be able to order them . Ask w hatthe pric s ar an how long they w i
be able to hold the g ds fory u.
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own add res .Begin rleteras folows:
DearSir,m od elan swer:De rSir,
Iam wri n to enq ire ify ave various elec tric lgoo s thatIwantto y.Ihav tried
shop s in m y wn town tthey t ave exa ty whatIwant.
Iwantthe new Sony D player, Tec hn ics turntable an a radio wih long wave
c pabi y.Do y have these iem s in stock r,ifno t,wi y e able to rderthem
soon ? Ialso e d to w whatprice charge forthese iem s.I y av these
thing s,wou ld e able to ld them form e an forho w long ? Iam fee this we kend
and, ify have them ,Ic n
com e ov er on Saturday m orning to pay and ick them up

Ple se wrie bac k to m e as so as s ible atthe abov e add res orc l m e on
m y m ob ie nu m ber 07364 . look forward to e ring fom y soon.
You rs sinc rely PeterJervis
159 words
Sam ple 18
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You hav e be n invited to aten an
inter view for a plac stu ying a course in a colege.Unfortu ately be ause ofa
pr vious ap oint enty u can otcom e tthe tim e they w ish.
W rite a let er to the adm is ions tuto n explain y urposition.Apolo ise and
of e to com e on anothe da rlate the sam e day.Ask also how long the
inter view w i be an w hethe ther w ilbe any tests d ring it.
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own add res .Begin rleteras folows:
DearSir,
m od elan swer:
De rSir,
Thank y very m uch fory rleterdated
15 th M ay inv i ng m e foran interview at r colege o W edn esday 2nd Jun e at
10 am . I am extrem ely sor y t I am able to com e to an interview atthatt e
be use I have a m aths exam thatm orning Itre ly c nno tIm s this exam t
ofcou rse Irea ly wish to atend the interview wih Is i po s ible thatIco ld com e to
the interview the sam e day tin the aftern ? Fai ng that,Iwou ld e able to com e
the nextday rany ay after.
Iwou ld also lke to ask som e thing s about the interview.Iwou ld lke to w how long i
wi lastan also whetherIwi be req ired to any tests du rin i.
O nc again I apo log ise for no t bein able to atend the interview atthe t e thaty
wanted and Ihop e Iwi be able to m ee twih atano thert e.
Ilook forward to ea ring fom y soo You rs sinc rely
Jam es W lker179 wordsSam ple 19
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this

task
A frien of y urs is g ing on holda so n an has asked y u to r om en
a
destination.
W rite a let er to urfrien and r om en a d plac fora holda thaty u
hav e visited befor .Sa w her e u w ent, w he y u sta ed, w hat y can do
the an w hatthe fo d w as lke.
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own add res .Begin rleteras folows:
DearSarah,m od elan swer:De rSarah,
Thank s for y r leter. Im glad y and the fam y are wel.So y e thin in o
go ing lday in the U .W el Ic n c rtainly rec om en e destnaton for I
wenton e ye rto a plac c led Lochin erin the no rth westofScotand Its qu ie a
long trip to get there as is ly abou t thirty m es fom the no rth coastbu tis
worth i.
There are on ly a few pla s to stay.There are two ho tels,the Kirkaig and the As y in
the c ntre oftown, and a c m psie just tside town. W e stayed atthe Kirkaig Hotelb tI
k w y and rfam y are e n c m pers so m gh tpreferthe c m pin ton
There is a lotto tis a bi depen ent the we ther.Theres a be utfulbeac h, a
go lfcou rse,the fishing is exc lentan there are fantastc hi s ne rby forwalking
in am a ing sc nery.I is wettheres a sm al cinem a in town tthats abo tal.Take
som e bo ard am es!
The food is ty ic lBri sh in the h tels but som e ofthe Scot sh spec ial es are
fantastc.I y e c m ping tho fo wi be up to
Any way, Ive go t to go o t n w and pick the kids.W rie again ify e d any m ore
inform aton
Regards,M ary
222 words
Sam ple 20
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this
task

You hav e justspenta w ee ken ata frien s house. hen y u r turned hom e,
y u disco e d y u ha e lef a co tcontaining som e belongings in his house.
W rite a let er to urfrien tel ng him thaty u lef the co t.Tel him w hatthe co t
lo ks lke,w her y u thin y u leftitan w hatw as inside it.M ake som e
sug estions abouthow to etitback.
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own add res .Begin rleteras folows:
DearJo h ,
m od elan swer:
De rJohn
Im bac k atho m e n w afterthatgrea twe kend aty rh se.Thank s very m uch for
pu t ng m e up Iho e y l be able to com e and stay wih m e som e t e so as wel.
Unfortun ately Ileftm y ew coataty se.Do rem em berthe dark rown e
thatIwore when we wentwalking Saturday aftern ? Itis a New Look coatthatgo es
do wn to m d-thigh level.Ithas a lac k colar, ark rown ton s and large ckets o
bo th sides. I thin I left i on the ho s behind rfo tdoo r.Do rem em ber we
hung r coats there when we go tbac k fom ou rwalk
Its qu ie i po rtantform e as Ihave m y waletin the inside brea stpo cketan m y iary
in the rig tou tside po cket.Ihave a fiend who is driving through y r town
Thu rsday and e wi be qu ie ne ry ffic .Cou ld e ple se colec ti fo there I
have given i y roffic phone m berand e wi c l y on Thu rsday m orning G ive
m e a c l ifthis is n s ible.
Any way,than s again fora grea twe kend and Ihop e to see y soon
Regards,Phi p
208 words
Sam ple 21
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You lve in a ro m in colege w hich y shar w ith anothe stu ent.You fin it e y
dificult to w ork the bec ause he rshe alw a s has frien s visiting They ha e
parties in the ro m an som etim es bor ow y urthings w ithoutasking u.
W rite a let er to the Ac om odatio O fice atthe colege an ask fora new ro m
nextter m .You w ould pr fer a single ro m .Explain y urr asons.

You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.
You do NO T ne d to wrie y r own
add res .Begin rleteras folows:
DearSir/M adam ,m od elan swer1 De rSir/M adam ,
Iam wri n to ex res m y is atsfac ton wih m y roo m -m ate.As y rk w we share
on e roo m , I c n t study in the roo m atal any m ore ifIst stay there.
She always has fiend isi ng and as artes in the ro m . They m ake lots of ise
and swich the radio very loud ly,form e this env iron m entis very ificul to stu and
Ine d a qu ietroo m .Even r ows m y thing s wihou tasking i is ery i po l e.
Irequ esty c n ive m e a new roo m nex term bec use Ihave be n asked herhas
partes in therplac m any t es they st l ave partes in the roo m . I rea ly c n n
stay in the sam e ro m wih er.
Iwou ld e gratefulify cou ld chan e m e a sing le roo m .
E M NE CO M ENT:Band
The answeris below the word l an there is som e repet on fthe task rub ric.
Leng th is a com on rob lem in G eneralTraining scripts.Answers thatare sho rtlose
m arks bec use there is insufficien m aterialin the answerforthe exam nerto ive
credi for ac urac y and co erenc .
Despie these pro lem s, the introdu cton to the leteris app ro riate an the pu rp se
ofthe wrieris clea r.The po ints are no always lnk ed tog etherwel and ctuaton is
som et es fauly.The sentenc s are keptqu ie si ple and m stakes oc uras soon as
m ore com plex structures are atem pted.
m od elan swer2
De rSir/M adam ,
Iam wri n to ex res m y is atsfac ton wih m y ro m ate and requ estfor
ano therac om od aton ex term .
M y m ain rob lem is thatIc nno tstud in m y roo m be use m y roo m ate alway
has fiend s visi ng He also as partes which sualy end e rly in the m ornin several
t es a we k Furtherm ore, ften r ows m y thing s wihou tasking m e.

Ic n tac ptthis siuato any long er.Espec ialy ec use Ihave very i po rtant
exam s nextterm and Ire ly m uststu ard. This is wh Iwou ld be very grateful ifI
cou ld ave ano therroo m nextterm .Itwou ld e m ostcon enientform e not aving to
share m y roo m wih som eone else.
Iam look ing forward to he ring fom y soon
You rfaihfuly
Ivan Sido rov
E M NE CO M ENT:Band
The answer is also sho rt. Alho ide s are often ro ided in the task ru ric,
c nd idates are at lberty to includ e som e ftheirown idea s in theiranswers.In this
c se,the c nd idate has atem pted to incorpo rate som e originalm aterial.Th answer
re ds qu ie fluenty,is well rganised and there is g se o con jun cton s to ln
po ints. There are som e gram atc ler ors bu tthese d affec tthe re dergre ty
and there is evidenc ofsom e m ore com plex sentence structures
Sam ple 22
You hav e just spent a w e ken sta ing tthe Lio H otelin Adelaide.W hen y
gethom e y u fin thaty u ha e lef a bag tthe hotel.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
m od elan swer:
De rM r.Si pson
Istayed in rho telon the 23 rd and th fO ctob er.Iwas in Roo m 603. W hen
ar ived ho m e, I discov ered that I had left
on e ofm y ags atthe ho tel.Cou ld lea se che k rLostand Found Depart ent
and see ifm y ag is there?
The bag is a sm al blac k lea ther, cum ent c se wih a nar ow strap Inside the bag,
wi find severalbu sines c rds, fou tain en, a sm al add res boo three cop ies ofa
bu sines propo saland a siver cket c lculator. These thing s are no ery aluable
in m on ey term s, tthey ave a lotofperson alvalue.

Iwou ld app rec iate i ify cou ld con tac tm e as soon as p s ible, artcularly sinc I
ne d the propo sals fora presentato this we k I y co ld send the bag to m e by
cou rierservic ,Iwou ld e m ostgrateful. ave ar an ed to ay forthe servic .
Thank fory rhelp. You rs sinc rely
M icha lJohn son
Sam ple 23
You ar w riting urfirstleter to pen pal.Descr ibe y urpr vious stu ies and
w ork exper ienc ,y urcur ntactivities,hob ies an inter sts.
Tel y ur pen pal that y u w i be isiting him /he .
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
m od elan swer:
De rM on ic ,
Hi! M y am e is Jane Zhang, an I tained rnam e and add res fom Pen
Pals Internaton al.Iam very lad to av this chanc to wrie to y and bec om e
pen als.
Let m e first introdu c m yself. Im cur enty workin as a com pu ter rog ram erin
a large m ul -naton alcom pany.Igrad ated fom Tsinghu Universiy wih a Ba helors
degre in com pu terscienc in July W hie Ienjoy m y cur entjob Im interested in
pu rsuing a M asters degre ,an e to egin radu ate stud ies next Septem ber.M y
hobb ies includ e lstening to pop m usic
espec ialy U2, laying the piano and erh a Chinese instrum ent,and laying
tenn is.Im also ery interested in travel ng and ave visied every rov ince in Chinese
atlea ston c .
This sum er,Iwi be travel ng wih m y m otherto Calfornia.She wi be atend ing a
history con ferenc atthe Universiy Calfornia-Berkeley,and Ihave justrec ived
perm s io to wih er. W e wi stay in Calfornia for a total of 2 we ks fom
Augu st2nd to 1 th 1999 If are fe , I wou ld e very appy to m ee ty in
person. Perhaps we cou ld spen a day rtwo tog ether.
W el,letm e finish ere.Iam alre dy e gerly awai ng rreply to this firstleter.
Ple se tel m e al abou ty rselfand
y r interests.I h e that we c n be om e fiend s.
You rs truly M icha lSam ple 24
O ne ofy ur frien s w ants to ap ly for a

job inv lving w orking w ith for ig te nag er s.
W rite a let er of r om en ation fo him /her .
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
m od elan swer:
De rSirorM adam ,
Ihave le rned fom y rnewspaperadv ertsem ent that y r c nter is rganizing an
internato alsum erc m p for ov erse s tee nagers, and are loo ing fora
bi ngu alas istanttutorto work wih the chidren. I am wri ng to to re om end
on e ofm y bestfiend s,Helen W ng forthis po st.
Helen sed to e m y clas m ate atBei ng Norm alUniversiy,where she was alre dy a
very a tve organiz ran artcipantin extrac uricularac tvi es.W ih er tstand ing
le dership ski s an che rul erson al y,she was ele ted chairperson of the Stud ent
Union severalt es.
Busy as she was, she pas ed the Colege
Eng lsh TestBand Six and com pleted erm ajor te nage psycho logy wih an
exc lentsch lrec ord Upon radu aton she was as ign ed to e a teac herin an
internato alhigh schoo lin Bei ng, where she has be n te hing i ngu alles on s for
five ye rs.W hats m ore,she lov es herjob and enjoy s working wih chidren. This has
won ergre tpopu lariy am ong erstud ents.
Therefore,Ido thesiate to re om end eras an ide lc nd idate forthe p sty
adv ertsed Iam sure y wi m ake a wise ec isio in iring er.
Sinc rely rs,VictorLi
Sam ple 25
You w antto p ly forthe folow ing job. rite a lete to M r.M o r descr ibing ur
pr vious exper ienc an explaining w hy u w ould be suitable forthe job.
W aite /w aitr s r q ir d forevening w ork.Som e expe ienc ne s ary
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
m od elan swer:
De rM r.M oo re,
Re:W ires po si on

Iam wri n to ex res m y interestin re nty adv ertsed si on fora waires .
Enclosed wih this leteris m y resum e,which further detais of m y previous
ex erienc and alfic ton s.
Noton ly m y alfic ton s and work ex erienc m ake m e a perec t c nd idate for
the jo m y perso al y is wel suied to working as a waires .Iam a very fiend ly
person who c n ickly establsh rapp rtwih eop le ofal ages.In m y lastwaires jo
Ihad era do z n repe tcustom ers e h day.And the fast-pa d env iron m entof
wai ng tables suis m e wel, e use Ithrive on working er res ure.In fac t,m y
form erbo s was surprised at bo th m y incredible stam na and efficiency in de lng
wih custom ers
orders.
Iwou ld lke to m e twih aty e rlestconv enienc ,to iscus th s ibi y f
working aty rrestaurant. c n e re hed at 4 -92 ring th ays and -
6868 after6 m .
Thank fory rcon sideraton fm y app lc ton. Iloo forward to m e tng y in the
ne rfuture.
You rs sinc rely M artha ScottSam ple 26
You hav e a frien w ho is about to enter
u ive sity, n he w ants y u to dvise him on w hich su je t to spe ialz in
history, in w hich he is ve y inte sted, rcom p ter scienc ,w hich of e s bet er
job prospe ts.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
m od elan swer:
De rJohn
You ave asked m e form y adv ice con c rning whethery shou ld study istory r
com pu terscienc atun iversiy,and Iwi try to m ake som e useful sugg eston s.
You m ust ke p in m nd that, abov e al,
y r un iversiy training is a preparaton for y r future c re r. Therefore, first
con sideraton sho ld e to stu su jec twhich wi bestequ ip to e rn lving.
There is no tthatthe field com pu ters offers far wider job
oppo rtun i es than istory
Besides,we are no w in the age ofthe high -tec h logy rev luton. Forthe forese ble
future, ton ly wi i be nec s ary for every e to e com pu ter-l erate,i wilalso e
ne s ary forthem to be equ ipp ed wih com pu terski s m erely to e rn lving !History,
Im afaid weverfascinatng i m ay e, ffers few c ree r rospec ts.

O f cou rse, y don t have to dev te all rt e atun iversiy to study ing
com pu ters and no thing else. O n the
con trary, I wou ld re om end that y e p rre ding fhistory in rspare t e.
Thatway, wi find thaty leisure hou rs are enriched whie y repare y rselffor
a worthwhie c ree rin com pu ters.
You rs sinc rely Jam es
Sam ple 27
Af e being inv lved in an ac ident, w er lo ked af e by nothe pe son. rite
a spe iallet er to expr s y urthan s.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
m od elan swer:
De rJohn
Iam wri n to ex res m y e rtfelt rat ud e. I am refer ing to that fortun ate
a identthe otherday,when was k cked off m y bike by a taxi. I it ad tbe n
fory rt ely as istanc in iving m e firstaid and taking m e to e rby spial,Ifea r
thatthe con sequ enc s m gh thave bee n m uch m ore seriou s.
The do ctorsays thatm y brok en leg is e lng wel,and the bruises and cuts Isuffered
wi soon e com pletely eter.In add i on the taxi com pany has agree d to
pay m y spial bi s. Every e agre s thati was y rqu ick-wi ed respon se in that
em ergency that has le d to this satsfac tory tcom e.
Alhou wadays m any eop le talk abou tthe nee d to e un selfish and to elp
others,we see very few peop le prac tcing whatthey rea h Buty sho wed
selfles ac ton thaty are an exc pton. Ifthere were m ore peop le lke y this
world wou ld e a m uch ic rplac .
You rs sinc rely Ted
Sam ple 28
O ne ofy urpen pals w i shortly be isiting urcity.Forsom e r asons, can
not m anag e to m e t him at the
airporton tim e.
W rite a let er asking him to w aitfory tthe airportan tel him how to identify
y u.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.

You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
m od elan swer:
De rM ary
Iam very m uch loo ing forward to isi to m y ciy.Justthink :afteral these e rs to
wri ng to e h ther,we wilfinaly have the chanc to m e t!However,I regret to
inform y that I wi no t be
able to m ee ty atthe airpo rtas soon as arive.
The re son is thaty rflgh twi ariv e rly in the m orning, and the qu ickestt e I c n
get to the airpo rt wi be abou t an raftery land Ple se wai form e in the
ar ivalloung e.You shou ld be able to ave bre kfastthere whie y wai.
By the way,as we have neverm etIm usttel y w to re ogn iz m e:Iam of m edium
heigh t and ave a sm allm ustac he.In add i on Iwi be c r ying copy fthe m orning
newspapertucked erm y leftarm .
Look ing forward to rfirstm e tng. You rs sinc rely
Har y
Sam ple 29
Yourfin thaty urstu y lo d is to heav y. rite a lete to urcoleg teache
explaining w hy u ne d to w ith raw from tw o courses.Ask ifitis pos ible to
obtain a r fu .
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
m od elan swer:
De rProf.Jam es,
Iam wri n to form aly requ estto wih raw fom two co rses: Introdu cton to
Elem entary Edu c ton ED 602 and Te hing M etho s ED 619
The m ain rea son forred cing m y cou rse load is thatIam find ing i extrem ely ifficul to
m anage six cou rses.In th eginn ing f the term , I was perhap erly o t stc
abou tju ln th m y ful t e stud ies and m y artt e job 2 rs/we k.Bec use I
re ly m ustwork artt e,Ihave no thercho ic bu tto e re se m y cou rse load. Iam
plann ing on taking the two cou rses du ring the sum ersem ester, if they are avaiable,

so that Iwi be able to com plete al the cou rses for the degre prog ram by the
folowing e r.
I wou ld also lke to requ est a tui on
refun and hop e I am no t too late to rec ive the ful rei bu rsem ent.Iam sor y
for any inconv enienc s I have c used by this chang e in plans.This de isio was no
taken lgh ty,an Ido app rec iate the kind con sideraton ave sho wn to m e.Than
y for y r atenton to these requ ests.I y have any qu esto s,ple se fe l
fe to co tac tm e at27 -9144 Iloo forward to e ring fom y soon
Sinc rely rs,Jane CarterSam ple 30
As part of a stu ent social survey
proje t, y u ar org nizing a grou to isit a historical exhibition in a sm all
tow n. rite a leter asking fo inform ation r g rding such things as the contents
ofthe exhibition, n the dates ofits opening n closing n ifther ar any
discou ts av iable.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
m od elan swer:
De rSir,
Iam organizin a group ofstud ents to pay a visi to the historic lex ibi on in
town. This visi wi be part of our schoo ls ac tvi es to encou rage th
stud ents to take partin socialsurveys.Therefore,Iwou ld e gratefulify cou ld sup ly
m e wih the folowing inform aton
Firstofal,whatare the dates betwe n which the ex ibi on wi be held, and what
the daiy ening rs? Se ond ly,what is the siz of the ex ibi on, what is is them e
and whato jec ts are on isplay Thirdly, are there any ther ac tvi es eing eld in
conn ec ton wih the ex ibi on?
Im ustpo intou tthatIhop e to ring erstud ents to the ex ibi on So Iwou ld lk to
inqu ire ifthere is any iscoun tavaiable entranc tckets forstud ents.I so
m uch is the discou tand whatis the m ni um nu m berofstud ents ne s ary to al y
fori?
Ilook forward to rreply You rs sinc rely
G eorge M oo re
Sam ple 31

You lve in a ro m in a colege w her e u shar w ith anothe stu ent. Yo
fin itver y dif icultto w ork ther e bec ause y urro m ate alw a s has frien s
visiting H e/S e has parties in the ro m an som etim es bor ow s y urthings
w ithoutasking u.
W rite a let er to the Ac om odatio O fice atthe colege an ask fora new ro m
nextter m .You w ould pr fer a single ro m .
Explain y urr asons.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
m od elan swer:
De rSirorM adam ,
Iam wri n to inform y thatIwish to m ov e into a new roo m nextterm .Iwou ld refera
sin le roo m ,as Ifind the present sharing ar ang em entinconv enient.
Im ustex lain thatthe rea son form y is atsfac ton is m y roo m ates inco siderate
behavior.Foron e thing, is fiend s are con stanty visi ng hi , for
ano ther, he regu larly ho lds no isy partes.In add i on e som et es b r ows m y
thing s wihou tasking m e.In these circum stanc s,Ifind i difficul to con c ntrate on m y
stud ies, and I am fal ng ehind in m y as ign m ents.
Iam sure y wi agre thatthe on ly soluton is form e to m ov e into a roo m o m y wn,
where Iwi be fee fom such istra ton s.Therefore,Iwou ld e grateful ify cou ld
find a sing le roo m form e, referably tin the sam e bu iding bu tas e rto the colege
c m pu s as po s ible.
You rs sinc rely Janic Ken edy
Sam ple 32
You w entto the localhospitals Em e gency Depart ent w ith y ur u g chid
w ho had sever stom ach pains.You had to w aitfor alm ostfourhours befor y ur
daughte w as tr ated by doctoran ,w hie y u w er w aiting u w er
constantly ignor d by the the staf.
W rite a let er to the Registrar,com plaining boutthe se vice y r ived.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
A l ow y urself 2 m in tes for this task.

You do not ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .
B egin y ur lete as folow s: Dea
SirorM adam .
m od elan swer:
De rSirorM adam
Iam wri n to com plain abou tthe trea t ent m y augh ter and I rec ived when we
visied the c sualy depart en in rho spiallastwe kend
During the afternoo m y augh ter evelop ed severe pains in the stom ac h. Be use i
was Sund ay,m y rm aldo cto was no tin is surgery,so we wentto the spial
c sualy epart ent.W hen we re hed the Enqu iry coun ter, i was iou s that
m y daugh ter was un wel as she was scre m ng wih pain However,
the Rec pton ist just told us to si do wn and wai.
O ver the next fou r hou rs, I co stanty asked ho w long i wou ld take for a do ctor to
see m y augh ter, tthe Rec pton istwas qu ie rud e and idn t se m to c re ery
m uch Eventualy we did se a do cto and m y l e girl had to und ergo tests to see if
she had ap end ici s.However,Iwas re ly ang ry ec use the do ctorsaid e had t
see n any e forov eran r,so the Re pto ist wasnt do ing her job
prop erly
I wou ld e grateful if y cou ld inv estgate this ter ible servic to m ak sure i
do esnthapp en again.
You rs faihfuly
Com ent:
This leterwas wri en a natve Eng lsh spe ker,and i is oc sion aly fo
stud ents to se whata natve spe kerc n ac hieve in the given wri ng t e.
Sam ple 33
You hav e be n ofe d a job, sking to start next w ee k. You w ant the jo
ve y m uch b t,bec ause ofa pr vious com it ent, u w antto dela the startfor
anothe tw o w ee ks.
W rite to the M ana e , cc pting the job,b texplaining ursituation an asking
forthe change to urstartdate.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
A l ow y urself 2 m in tes for this
task.
You do not ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .

B egin y ur lete as folow s: Dea
SirorM adam .
m od elan swer
De rSirorM adam
Iam wri n to requ estpu t ng ffthe job which ave offered. Ire ly wantth job t
Ihave a i po rtantprevious com ent.So, Ic nno tstartto work extwe k
Iwas offered the jo esterday,which wanted m e to start next we k Than y so
m uch foroffering the job Irea ly wan
to work aty rcom pany.However, c nno tstartnextwe k ec use Ihave a reviou s
com entwhich is m y sister's wedd ing. Itis nextwe kend, esides.She lves in
Kore and she wantm e to repare erwedd ing wih m y arents.So Ihave to to
Kore nextM o ay.Afterthe wedd ing Iwi travela few days wih m y arents who
wanted m e to travelbec use I ave lved for4 e rs farfom ho m e.Thatis wh Ic nn t
startthe work extwe k wi com e ba k to Sy ey two we ks later.Iwou ld lke to
delay the startforano thertwo we ks.Cou ld elay the startdate form e?
O nc again, than ery m uch for ffering i.Ilo forward to e ring fo as
soon as po s ible.
You rs faihfuly
Com ent:
This letersho ws fuency, includ es som e variety in vocabu lary and ex pres ion s.
Howe r,there is also som e repet on som e error in ram ar,such s the
folowing
1. Cho ic ofthe ty e ofartcle when the folowing word egins wih a v welsound
lne 1
2. Verb tense lne 2
3. Incorrectlnk age eplac relatv clauselne 3
4. Incorec tuse ofv c bu lary lne 5
5. M is in repo si on lne 7
6. W ord rderlne 7
7. Incorec tv c b lary lne 8
8. Incorec tt e ex res ion s lne 8

9. Agre m ent:ln ing of ito related sin larnoun lne 1
Sam ple 34
A frien y u m etlastyearhas invited u to isitthem in theircou try
You hav e neve bee n the befor and ne d som e inform ation befor y u leav e.
W rite a let er to urfrien .In y urlet er
requestadvic about a gif fo his/he fam iy
ask aboutactivities an clothing
fin outaboutthe fo
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
A l ow y urself 1 m in tes for this task.
y u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .
m od elan swer:
De rRob ert,
Hithere,Ihop e y 're enjoy ing colege ye r.Than s very m uch forasking m e to
com e and visi y in Sing apo re.As k w, I haven't traveled to Asia
before,so Ithough I'd wrie and ask few qu eston s.
Iwantto bring a presentwih m e an Iwond ered whatwou ld e app rop riate.Perhaps
y cou ld letm e k w whaty m um 's hobb ies are and then Icou ld com e wih an
ide based e ofthem .
Also whatsortofclothes sho ld Ibrin ? I w i's prety warm where y lve but
Ine d jum pers ora coat? whatsorto ac tvi es are we lkely to whie I'm there
and shou ld Ibrin thing s lk swi n ge rortrainers.
Lasty Ihate to e nu isanc bu tIhop e y rem em berthatI'm vegetarian. Ido e tfish
and eg s bu tIdon 'te tred m e tand chicken at al. Is that go ing to be a
prob lem ?
Look forward to ea ring fom y Barnaby
Sam ple 35

You hav e r ived a let er from y urban , sking u to ck ow ledge r ipt fa
new ban card.H ow ever,the card w as m is ing from the envelope.
W rite a leter to the ban 's head of ic .In y urleter
explain w hy u ar w riting
expr ss conc n about the m is ing card
ask them w hatthey inten to do
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
A l ow y urself 1 m in tes for this task.
y u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .
m od elan swer:
De rSir,
Iam wri ng to inform y thatIrec ived a leterfom m y ank tod ay,which was
suppo sed to con tain m y ew bank c rd. Unfortun ately there was no an c rd enclosed
in the env elop e when Iop ened i.
Itelephon ed the bank to ex lain the rob lem , tIcou ld tgetthrough to the rig t
depart ent,even though Iwaied the lne forov erhalfan r,which was extrem ely
annoy ing.
In the leter, asked m e to ac k wledge the re iptofthe c rd tobv iou sely
c nno tdo this as Ihave no trec ived i.Iam no w very wor ied ec use i is a s ibi y
that m y c rd as gon e to ano thercustom erorgo tlost.W hatwil app en if
som ebody as alrea dy sed the c rd and an spentm y m on ey? W i the ank repay
m e?
Is i po s ible forthe ban to c nc lthis c rd so else c n se i? Cou ld also
send m e a new c rd sec ure m e ns?
Iho e to ea rfom y soon
Sam ple 36
You bor ow ed an im portant textbo from a clas m ate lastter m .
You now r alse y urclas m ate ha r turned hom e o e seas an y u stilhav e the
bo k.
W rite a let er to him /her .In y urleter

apolo ise fro the m istake
find out how im portant the bo k is to him /her
sa w haty u w i do
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
A l ow y urself 1 m in tes for this task.
y u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .
m od elan swer:
De rYuk i,
I h e y had a safe jou rney ba k to
Japan, and thaty rfam y are al wel.
Iam wri n to say thatI'm sor y forn iving a k the boo 'Eng lsh G ram arin
Use'which Ibo r owed fom lastterm .You lenti to m e justbefore the exam s to
help m e prepare for them ,and esterday Ifound i und erm y ed.
Ple se letm e k w straigh taway ify e d this boo fory rstud ies righ tno w, r
whethery c n m anage wihou ti.
I y re ly ne d i,Ic n po st i for y airm ai i ediately. I no t,
m nd if I send i by ordinary m ai as it ie he v ? O r,ify refer,Ic n send
sem e m on ey inse d. Ple se letm e k whaty wantm e to
Iho e y enjoy the ho lday
Sam ple 37
You hav e se n an adve tisem ent fo part-tim e w ork in a hotelfo thr m onths
o e the sum er .
W rite a let er to the M anag e .
In y urleter
sa w hatexper ienc y u ha
ask w hatthe w ork inv lves

en ir aboutcon itions
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
A l ow y urself 1 m in tes for this task.
y u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .
m od elan swer:
De rSir,
Iam wri n to enq ire abou tthe part-t e si on as a waieradv ertsed in 'The
Evening Echo 'on th Jun e.
I am loo in for work in the m on ths of July and Aug stbe use m y un iversiy
va ton is then Ihave qu ie a loto ex erienc in the h telbu sines ,as Iwas working
in a gu estho se lastye r.The job inv lved e lng wih eusts,and Ivery m uch
enjoy ed i. I c n supp ly referenc s fm y reviou s em ploy erify requ ire them .
Cou ld le se letm e k w whatthis si o inv lves? Atthe g esthou se,Iworked
as a po rteran also Idid som e work as a waierin the restaurant,so wou ld e
interested in eiherofthese jo s.Cou ld y give m e an ide ofthe working
hou rs? Iam avaiable atthe we kend s as wel as du rin the we k and I c n work
any hou rs. However, I wou ld refer ayt e to shifts,ifpo s ible.Cou ld also
tel m e abou ta om od aton fo em ploy e s and w m uch ay
Iwou ld app rec iate he ring fom y You rs faihfuly
Sam ple 38
You hav e r ntly be n to sta w ith an ld frien for a few da s. You had 't
se n each other fora long tim e.
sa how y u feltaboutthe visit
referto som ething enjo ble that
y u did w hie sta ing w ith him /her
invite y urfrien to isity
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
A l ow y urself 1 m in tes for this task.

y u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .
m od elan swer:
De rX ,
I'm wri ng to thank fora re ly enjoy able visi. It was good to se y afterso
long, and to e able to spend som e t e wih y talking abo t old
schoo lfiend s and te hers.
Now thatI'm bac k ho m e,Ike p thin ing abou tho w good i was to e som ewhere iet
and peac ful.Ipartcularly enjoy ed rtrip to the widlfe sanctuary and app re iated the
oppo rtun iy to se so m any rare birds and ani als.It's m ade m e think thatIshou ld try
and m ore to rotec tthem ,so I'm having a loo the internetto se whatsortof
organisaton there are.
Perhaps nextt e we gettog ethery cou ld com e and isi m e.There are plenty f
plac s we c n and m y rotherwou ld re ly lke to see y Letm e k w when
m gh tbe fe to com e here and we c n fix som ething
Look forward to ea ring fom y soo
Sam ple 39
Forthe pastyeary u ha e be n a m em ber ofa localclu .Now y u w antto
discontin e y urm em ber ship.
W rite a let er to the clu sec tary
In y urleter
state w hat type of m em ber ship y hav e an how y u hav e paid forthis
g iv e detais of how y u have benefited from the club
explain w hy u w antto leav
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
A l ow y urself 1 m in tes for this
task.
y u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .
m od elan swer:

De rSir,
In Septem ber200 Ijoined rSpo rts an Socialclub as a ful-t e stu ent m em ber.
Sinc then Ihave paid the m on thly m em bership fe s by irec tdebitfom m y ank :
Naton wide in Sand erson Avenu e,King i .
Ihave tho rough ly enjoy ed m y club m em bership as i has prov ided m e wih seful
oppo rtun i es to m ee tup wih ther peop le an to partcipate in a
nu m ber of social a tvi es. I have also e n fortun ate enough to lay in som e of the
inter-club tenn is to rnam ents and av taken adv antage ofthe variou s clas es avaiable
such as Yog a and T'aichi.
However, m y stud ies are n w com ng to an end and as Iwi sho rty e returning to
m y m e cou try, s ibly forgood regretthatIno lon erwish to con tnu e m y
m em bership.
Iwou ld e grateful,therefore,ify cou ld con firm in wri ng that the m o thly fee wi
no long erbe dedu cted fom m y ank ac oun t.
Sam ple 40
You r ntly sta ed in a hotelin a larg city. The w eathe w as ve y u sual fo
the tim e ofyearan the heating/co lng system in the hotel w as q ite
inadeq ate.
W rite a let er to the m anag er ofthe hotel.
In y urleter
give detais ofw hatw as w rong
explain w hat y u had to do to e om e the problem atthe tim e
say w hat action y u w ould lke the m anag er to take
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
A l ow y urself 1 m in tes for this task.
y u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .
m od elan swer:
De rSir,

Ihave justreturned m e afterspen ing thre nigh ts aty rho telin Padd ing ton The
staffwere very fiend ly and the loc ton was extrem ely conv enient.However,Ife lI
m ustex res m y isappo int entab tthe roo m .
As we al k w,Lon is ex eriencin a ery warm sum erthis ye r,wih
tem peratures arou 3 C last we k which is qu ie unu sual.As a resul,i was ery
ho tin m y roo m on the sixth floo r.
Be use ofthe extrem e he tin the ro m , ad to le ve the windo ws op en al nigh
and so i was very no isy,as the h telis on a m ain road and the traffic neverstop s in
London. Con sequ enty,Igo tvery l e sle p erthe three nig ts.
Ithink i wou ld e a good idea to instal an aircond i o ing system in the ho tel.This cou ld
also e used as a he tng system in the winterand wou ld c rtainly m ake th roo m s
m ore com fortable.Perhaps y wou ld con sidergiving m e a discoun tifIcom e to r
ho telagain
Ilook forward to ea ring fom y You rs faihfuly
Sam ple 41
You hav e r ntly heard thata frien o urs has had som e problem s as a r sult
ofsom e u sualw eather. rite a let erto urfrien .
In y urleter
expr ss conc n i.e. sa y u are sor y to hearw hathas hap ened
tel them abouta sim iarexper ience thaty u onc had
give som e advic orofe help
You should w rite atleast80 w ords.
A l ow y urself 1 m in tes for this task.
m od elan swer:
De rAnn a and Leo
W e were sho cked to e rfom Lara about the storm that hi y r ciy rec nty and
the dam age don e to r hou se. How awfulto com e h m e fom y rho lday to find
the roo fblown f the hou se!
Iun erstand w y m ustfee l,as we had a si arex erienc a few ye rs ago when
there was a sudd en ele tric lstorm here in Sy ey.Ic m e ho m e fom work to find that

a tre had falen top fthe h se and al the windo ws were brok en Fortu ately the
insuranc cov ered the cost fthe repairs, ti was st very set ng
Isup se y ave to thin si vely in siuaton s lke this and loo at the
oppo rtun iy ave to i prov e y se -give i a new look I we c n any thing
fory in the ho ldays,we'd appy to elp
Drop s a lne and letus k w.Bestwishes
Sam ple 42
You r ntly isited a plac thathad a strong im pacton y u.
W rite a let er to frien about the plac .In y urlet er
explain w her the plac w as and how y u g tthe e
desc ibe w haty u sa
of e to take y urfrien ther e
m od elan swer:
De rSam ,
I have just returned fom m y ho ldays in Franc an whie we were there we
cl bed a m oun tain c led 'Parlem an' in the French Alps. W e were able to driv
halfway up the m o tain bu tthen the road stopp ed So we parked pu to ou rwalkin
boo ts and egan the lon i strugg le.Despie ofthe road atthe beginin i st l
too us a whie to com plete the cl b but i was wel worth the effort.W hen we g to
the top of the m o tain, the view was incredible. I co ld see righ t ac ros th
town and the lake to on e side,and on the therside were the sno w-cov ered pe ks o
M on tBlanc.Itwas si ply re thtakin
As y w,we often to Franc o our ldays and extt e we plan a trip I'd
re ly lke to take y there.I'm sure y wou ld lov e the sc nery and as y enjoy
exercise, wou ld e able to tak adv antage ofal the m oun tain walks.
Iho e to ea rfom y soon
Sam ple 43
You r ntly to k a part-tim e jo w orking for a local com pany. Af e a few
w ee ks, u r alsed the w er som e problem s w ith the job.
W rite a let er to the m anag er ofthe com pany In y urleter

explain w hy u to k the jo
describe the problem s that y expe ienc d
sug estw hat could be done aboutthem
m od elan swer:
De rSir,
I have be n a part-t e fines instructor in r gy m for fou r m on ths. I was
ple sed to e offered the job ton ly ec use I nee d to e rn som e extra m on ey to
cov erm y lving ex enses bu talso e use Ine d som e ex eriense in finess trainin
Ithas bee n iou s to m e thatpeop le often
ne d elp in sing the gy equ ipm ent.However, i se m s that the thertrainers
have no tbe n encou rage to ffer as istanc to club m em bers. I offeras m uch as I
c n tthis m e ns thatIam con stanty in em and and therefore,working arderthan
any e else in the m .This siuaton se m s ratheru fair.
W hie I re lse that m em bers rec iv ini algy m instructon Ife lthatthey also e d
ongo ing elp wih the equ ipm ent.Cou ld Isug estthata leteris sentto trainers
prom otng this? Afteral,person alatenton fthis kin m akes peop le fe l alued and
m ay resul in increa sed m em bership.
You rs faihfuly
Sam ple 44
A frien has asked y u to babysito Saturda n w ants to k ow how m uch u
charge per hourforthis.Unfortu ately, u alr ady hav e a com it entthis
w ee ken an can o help.H ow ever, u fr the folow ing w e ken .
W rite a let er to urfrien exlaining thaty u ar notable to help this tim e,b t
could help later.Explain also w hat urfe forthe se vic is.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
You do not ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .
m od elan swer:
De rX nam e ofcole gu e

Thank y for asking m e to baby si for As y k w Ienjoy look in after
Anthony and wou ld e happy to help y t.However,this we kend Ihave a
com entwhich Ic n tbre k
M y arents are com ng to isi and Iam ing to take them do wn to the coastas I ave
always prom sed to They are et n lderso Ilke to spen as m uch t e wih them
as po s ible.Also i is m y father's birthd ay and Iwantto c lebrate wih them .Iam
re ly sor y thatIam no
able to elp this t e, tIam fee nex we kend and Iwou ld e glad to aby si for
then if y shou ld choo se to go o forthe evening.
M y charge is fifte n lars perhou run tlm dn igh tand twenty lars perh rafterthat.
You wou ld ne d to give m e any spe ialinstructon s y m gh thave and cou rse,
le ve a ph e nu m berin c se o em ergency
You rs sinc rely
Sam ple 45
You hav e justr nted an u furnished flat n a frien has told y u thatthe
O p ortu ity S op in the shoping c ntre has cheap sec on -han furnitur .
W rite to the shop ow ne descr ibing w hat u ne d an asking w hether they hav
these item s an w hatthey cost.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
You do not ne d to w rite y ur ow n d r s .
m od elan swer:
De rSir/M adam
Ihave justar ived fom ov erse s and e d to ave som e furniure form y furnished
flat.A fien has told m e thaty hav som e che p sec ond -hand furniure forsale.
Perhaps y c n elp m e.Iwou ld lke a ichen table, som e chairs, a do le bed as
wel as a sing le bed fora visior, cu ard for o r clothes,and a boo c se.I y
sel ho m e app lanc s,Iwou ld lke a m crowave ov en, a fidg e, TV set and a CD
playerto These m ustal be cle n and the elec tric liem s m ustbe in working
cond i on wih a gu arante ofatlea stthree m o ths.
Iwou ld e gratefulify cou ld ive m e som e pric s forthese iem s.I y sup ly
elec tric lgoo s,c n rec om end ano ther shop which es? Also cou ld let
m e k w whaty wou ld charge to elvergood s to High Stree t.

Thank fory rhelp. Ilook forward to ea rin fom y
You rs faihfuly
Sam ple 46
You ar an inter nationalstu entand hav e bor ow ed a bo k from the local p lc
lbrary
You lef the bo k on a b s an w hen y contacted the b s com pany,they could
notfin it.
W rite a let er to the lbrarian explaining the situation an asking w hat y
should do
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes
on this task.
m od elan swer:
Lastwe k Ibo rowed an Eng lsh ram ar "Eng lsh G ram arExercises"fom r
lbrary to elp m e i prov e m y wledg e ofEn lsh Itwas extrem ely seful,so when I
wentto visi a fien Itoo the boo wih m e to sho w herhow i was.
Unfortun ately, when I was on the b ing ho m e,Ifel asle p an m s ed m y s
stop Iwok e up atthe nextstop an rushed forward to the driverto ask i to stop t
forg t to rin the book As a resul,the boo was lefton the bu s.W hen Irang the
bu s com pany the nextday,they
cou ld no tfind i an sugg ested thatsom ebody m usthave picked i up.
Cou ld le se letm e k w whatIhav to do no w? As I am an internaton al
stud ent I do no t have very m uch m on ey, tofcou rse Iwi pay fora new copy the
book ifthis is nec s ary
You rs faihfuly
Sam ple 47
You c lebrated y urbirth a w ith som e frien s last w ee k in a r staurant.It w as
gr atsuc s an y u an y urfrien s enjo ed the evening e y m uch.
W rite a let er to the r staurantto thank them .M ntion the fo d,ser vice an the
at osp e . Also sug est any im pro em ents to m ake things bete .
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.

You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur w n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
De rSir,
Lastwe k Saturday igh tsom e fiends and Ihad in erin rrestaurantto
c lebrate m y irthd ay.Iam wri ng to thank y for the gre t evening that we ad
Al m y fiend s rem arked afterwards o the stand ard fthe food and servic thatwe
re ived. Al the fo was very tasty and wel presented O urwaier,who se nam e was
Jam es,was fastan fiend ly and wih wel wih rbad jo es!The restaurant iself
was warm and fiend ly and the at osph ere sho wed thatal the iners there were
enjoy ing theirevening.
Iwou ld lke thoug to sugg estone i prov em ent.O ne ofm y fiend s is a egetarian and
he fel thatthe cho ic fo egetarians was l e sm al.I y cou ld evelop that,i wou ld
be a grea tadv antage to rrestaurant.
O nc again Iwou ld lke to thank for m y igh ly enjoy able birthd ay inn er.
You rs faihfuly
Rebe Ahlnd er
Sam ple 48
You ar g ing to stu y in a colege in the UK next year.You w ould lke to sta in
colege H al ofResidenc .
W rite a let er to the colege giving y ur c om odation r q ir m ents.Yo should
outlne w haty urro m an fo nee ds ar an also sk w hatalter natives r
av iable if they can ot pro ide w haty u w ant.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur
ow n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
Respec ted Sir,
I have just rec nty be n awarded a plac e aty restee m ed colege and Ino w wrie
wih respec tto m y a om od aton requ irem ents form y firstini alye r.

As Iwi no tk w any e atthe Colege,Iwou ld lke to spend m y firstye rin a Hall f
Residenc so thatIc n m e tpeop le in this plac .Iwou ld preferthe Hal to be a sing le
sex fem ale on ly al and wih full ard so thatIwon 'thave to wor y about cook ing for
m yself.In add i on Ialso requ ire a vegetarian cho ic as Iam egetarian I there are
no hals offering
the abov e then I wou ld be satsfied in a al wih ichens so I c n cook In
add i on Iwou ld tlke to share m y room and Iwou ld referen suie fac i es ify
have hals ofering this.
Thank ing fory ras istanc in adv anc ,Iloo forward to e ring fom soon
You rs sinc rely An a da Siv Sam ple 49
Last w e k y u w er on a flght to
Lon on. Unfortu ately, w hen y u leftthe plane,y u lef a bag You did no
r m em ber aboutthe bag u ti y u g tto
y urhotel.
W rite a let er to the airlne. Explain w hat has hap ened, desc ibe the bag n
its contents an sa w haty u w ould lke them to do boutit.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur w n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
De rSir,
Iam wri ng in con e to wih a bag that
Ilefton on e ofy r planes.Lastwe k on
Tuesday th M ay Ic m e to London flgh tAB fom New York M y se t m berwas
R5. The plane arived late at igh t an I was tred. As a resul when I tho m e,I
rem em bered thatIhad leftm y ag the plane und erthe se tin fo tof m e.
M y ag is sm al an m ade ofblac k lea therwih a zip ening the top Inside the bag
there is a pen, a paperbac k Iwas re ding, som e c rkeys and m y iary
Therefore wou ld rlostprop erty epart entple se che k and se ifthey ave m y
bag an con tac tm e as soon as s ible to letm e k w whetherthey hav found i or
no t?
You c n con tac t m e on m y m ob ie
telephon e nu m ber which is: 01753 853

736.
Thank ing y in adv anc for y r help, I
look forward to ea ring fom y soon. You rs sinc rely
John Sm h
Sam ple 50
You hav e just r turned hom e af erlving w ith a fam iy in an Englsh-speaking
cou try forsix m onths.
You now r alse thaty u lef a sm al bag fpe sonalpos es ions in y urro m .
W rite to the fam iy descr ibing the things y u lef behin .Ask them to send
som e ar al of them to y u. O fe to
co e the costs.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur w n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
De rM r.and M rs.Hoop er,
Iho e y are al wel.The flg tho m e se m ed very long bu t m y fam y al c m e to
m e tm e atthe airpo int,which was fantastc. Than y so m uch for having m e -I
enjoy m y t e wih ery m uch
Ihave a fav rto ask W hen Igo tho m e, re lsed thatIhad lefta sm al blac k andb ag
in m y bedroo m .Yo m ay re llthatIbough tm yselfa new bag whie Iwas in Sy ey
and I'm prety sure Ipu tthe old e u erthe bed.
Ido 'tre ly e d the bag tsom e ofthe thing s inside are ofsent entalvalue and I
wou ld e very ratefulify cou ld send them to m e.There is a red add res boo a
sm al le ther waletwih som e pho tos and a sivernec kla .Non e ofthe otherthings
are i po rtantso le se don 'twor y about them .Cou ld le se letm e k w ho
m uch the po stage is and I wi sen y the m on ey to cov erthe cost.
Look ing forward to e ring fom y soon Than c again fory rhelp
Lov e to al the fam y M aria
Sam ple 51

You ar u ap y bouta plan to m ake ur local airport big er an inc ase
the n m be offlghts.You lve near the irport.
W rite a lete to y ur local new spaper.In y urlet er :
explain w her y u lv
descr ibe the problem
give r asons w hy y u do not w ant this developm ent.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur w n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
De rSir/M adam ,
Iam wri n wih regard to the artcle in rnewspaperdated th Septem ber.M y se
is siuated wihin 20 m nu tes walk fthe airpo rt.Ple se alow m e to intout the
prob lem s which ave c used serious am age on the residentalare .Iam fuly sure
thatthe prob lem s m ustbe agg ravated
ifthe plan is c ried tto ex and the airpo rtand Increa se the nu m berofflgh ts.
Firstofal,the low-flying a rop lanes are terly istra tve.They m ake such a big ise
thatIc nno tcon c ntrate on sework atal.W hatis worse,Iam wok en the late
hou rflgh ts atm dn igh t Iwas diagno sed as Insom nia the therday.Ishou ld c l this
siuaton no ise luton
Se ond ly Iam afaid thatthe ex ansion the airpo rtm ay redu c the plotofland for
the play round which is und ercon structon e r the airpo rt at th m om ent.To
sum up Istrong ly isagree wih the plan. Iwou ld app rec iate ify cou ld s ibly wrie
the artcle abou tth rob lem s and disagree m ent as I said
abov e.
You rs faihfuly
Sam ple 52
You ar d e to starta new job nextw ee k b ty u w i notbe able to bec ause y
hav e som e problem s.
W rite a let er to y ur new em plo er.In urlete :

explain y ursituatio
descr ibe y urproblem s
tel him /her w hen y u thin y u can start.
Y o u should w rite at least 15
w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur w n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
De rM Barnes,
Iam wri n con c rning the po si on As istantO ffic M anagerthatIam d e to egin
nextM ond ay.However,a prob lem as arisen
As y w,Icurenty work form y cles food -pac kin sines , and wi
rem em berfom m y interview thatI ave gained aluable ex erienc there.
Unfortun ately, e has had to into spialforan eraton, lea ving m y aunt in charge
ofb th the ho m e and the sines .She has asked m e,as this is a artcularly
bu sy t e ofye r,to stay and elp erwih the runn in fthe ofic .
Ire lse this wi be inconv enientto y tvery m uch e that, iven the
circum stanc s, wou ld e prepared to alow m e to take up m y si on wih two
we ks laterthan lann ed.
Iwou ld lke to em p asise thatIrem ain ery e n to work wih and thatIwil e
gaining further useful ex erience ring this t e.
Ilook forward to ea ring fom y You rs sinc rely
John Forbes
Sam ple 53
You trav eled by plane last w e k and ursuitcase w as lost.
You hav e sti heard nothing from the irlne com pany

clai n m b er an ad res are w ri en
b elow .
F l g t N o : N 1
L u ag e C lai N o : 0
A d res : 6 H S i v er S tree t
L o N W I6 A L
W rite to the airlne an explain w ha hap ened. Descr ibe y ur suitcase and tel
them w hatw as in it.Fin outw hat they r g ing to do boutit.
Y o u should w rite at least 15
w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur w n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
De rSirs,
Iwas on e ofthe pas eng ers who too the flgh tfom Naria To to He throw
London on 5 Aug st.Unfortun ately,m y suic se did tcom e ou tafterthe flgh t.
Alhou Ihave ex lained this M r.M cDon ald who was in charge atthe Lugg age Clai
O ffic Ihave no thea rd fom hi as ofno w.
M y sui c se is grey Sam son ie who se size is 10 cm .There are 3 stec kers on
side and e rt shaped stec ker o the therside.M y ini als "AR"are also wri en
on th sides.
There are a few book s and a copy ofm y thesis in thatsuic se which Inee d forthe
con ferenc o Augu st.
So I wou ld e ply app rec iate i if y cou ld ive m e a prom ptreply aty rm ost
conv enient. M y flgh t nu m ber, lug age
You rs Faihfuly
Sam ple 54
You bor ow ed som e bo ks from y urscho lorcolege lbrary.Unfortu ately u
hav e to w a to isita sick r lative an can otr turn the bo ks in tim e.
W rite a let er to the lbrary.Explain w hathas hap ened an tel them w hat u
w antto do boutit.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur
ow n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
De rSirorM adam ,

Iam wri n this leterto ex lain wh ave be n able to return the three b ave
ou ton thre -day loan, which are n erdu e.
Aftertaking the bo s ou ton 16 th M arch Ihad an rgentphon e c l fom m y elderly
aun t's neighbo rto say thatm y aun thad ad a fal an ad ee n taken into spial.I
am heron ly surviving relatve in this coun try,so Ifel Ihad to an see her
i ediately. I traveled do wn to Sur ey the folowing m orning think ing Iwou ld stay
foron ly two rthree days.
Unfortun ately, m y aun t's cond i on as ly i prov ed very slowly,so I have had to
stay ere lo er than ex e ted However,the ho spialsays thatifal go es wel,she
shou ld e able to m e in two rthre days't e,in which c se Iwi be a k atthe
beginn in fnextwe k
De lng in m nd the circum stanc s Itrust wi kind ly waive an fines thatm ay ave
a um ulated
You rs sinc rely
Sam ple 55
You hav e had a ban ac ou tfora few ears.Re ntly u r ived a let erfrom
the han stating thaty urac ou tis $240 e draw n an that
y u w i he charged $70 w hich w i he
taken dir tly from y ur ac ou t.Yo k ow thatthis inform ation is incor t.
W rite a let er to the ban .Explain w hat has hap ened an sa w haty u w ould lke
them to do boutit.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur w n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
De rSir,
Iam wri ng in reply to a leter Irec ived
fom y a few days ago. In y r leter state that I am $24 ov erdrawn and
thaty wi be charging m e $70.
Iwou ld lke to po intou tthatthe re so Iam ov erdrawn is bec use of a m stak
m ade by rban I y loo throug rrec ords y wi se thatIwrote several
we ks ago ex laining the siuato Forthe lasttwelve m on ths,Ihave be n aying $300
a m on th for a c r I bough lastsum er.The m on thly aym ents were taken ire ty
fom m y ank ac o t.However, two m on ths ago I sold the c rand Iwrote to

instructng to stop aying the m on thly instal ents.Ire ived a leterfom y
a k wledg ing m y requ est, t,forsom e rea son, thing was e abou ti.Ano ther
$300 instal enthas e n paid this m on th and this is the re son
wh Iam ov erdrawn.
Iwou ld lke y to con tac tthe garage where Ibo tthe c rex lainin er or.I
wou ld also lke y to ask them to return the m on ey
You rs faihfuly P Stoft
Sam ple 56
You hav e a frien w ho lves in a city bro d. You ha e de ided that y w ould
lke to p ly to do course atone fthe coleges in this city
W rite to ur frien explaining w hat u w ould lke to do Tel him /he w hat
type ofw ork orstu ies y u ha e be n doing forthe pastfew years an ask fo
as istanc in contacting n ap ropriate institution.
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur w n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
De rAnia
Sor y Ihaven'twri en forages.I've be n so sy erthe lastye rand Ineverse m to
have a m nu te to m yself.
I'd lke to stu elec tric leng inee rin atun iversiy in Australa next ye r and I e
y c n give m e som e adv ic .Ithin Iwou ld prefer M elbou rne bec use Ik a few
peop le fom m y isi lastye r.
This ye rI'm do ing m aths an phy sics atschoo land Iho e to do wel in m y exam s.
However,Ire ly 'tk w which iversiy to ap ly to so cou ld send m e som e
inform aton abou tdifferen coleges? Also c n y find ou twhat alfic ton s Inee d?
Forintanc ,as an erse se stud ent, Ihave to take an Eng lsh test?
Iho e y 'tm nd in this form e.Itis m uch eterto etthis inform aton fom
som eon e who lves in the coun try, so e to e rfom y soon.
M any than s,Rosanna Sam ple 57
You r ntly bought an item of clothing

from a shop.You disco e d that it had faultan r turned itto the shop fo
r plac m entorr fu .H ow ever,the s istanttold y u thatthis w as a instthe
stor 's polcy
W rite a let er to the stor m anag er,explaining the problem s y u hav e had.Ask for
a r fu orexchange on the item .
Y o u should w rite at least 15 w ords.
You should spen about20 m in tes n this task.
Yo u do NO T ne d to w rite y ur w n ad r s .
m od elan swer:
10 th Janu ary
De rSirorM adam
Re:fauly jum perand refund refusal
O n W edn esday Janu ary,Iboug ta ree n long -sle ved jum per fom y store.
The jum perwas m edium -siz d and m ade fom coton Itcost$59. and i was ton
spec ial.
W hen Ig tho m e,Idiscov ered thatthere was a sm al ho le in the leftsle ve.Itloo lke
a rip of som e kin and the st chin as un raveled Ireturned to rsh the ext
day to ask for an identc lreplac m entjum per.Unfortun ately there were non e in
stock Therefore Iasked fora refu However, the shop as intan refused to ive
m e a refund ec use i was tthe po lcy fthe store.
Iam wri n to em and a refund r,atthe ery le st,a replac m entjum per.The jum per
is un we rable as i is and Ido wantto any thing else.Ihop e thaty c n as ist
m e in this m ater.I Ido tgetsatsfac ton Iwi be forc d to see k legaladv ic .
You rs sinc rely
Susan M ine.
Sam ple 58
You ar org nising trip to the S ow y M ou tains in New South W ales fora rou
of stu ents from Per th in ester n Australa.
W rite to the m ana e ofStu entH ostelSer vice s an explain w hen y u w antto
visit the S ow y M ou tains, how long u w i stay,how m any stu ents ar in
y ur party, n w hat acc om odatio u w i r uir .

m od elan swer:
De rM anagerofStud entHostelServic s,
Iam wri n to se k a om od aton in the Sn wy M oun tains fora group fstud ents
fom Perth
W e ex e tto e in the Sno wy M oun tains etwe n Ju e 1 and Jun e 12 There are
fou rtee n eop le in rgro five m en seven wom en and a m aried co le.The five
m en wi ac ptdo rm ory a om od aton and the wom en are happy to share roo m s,
bu tthe m aried co le wou ld lke a doub le roo m . W e hop e to e p rex enses as
low as p s ible.
Ple se tel m e ab t rec re ton alservic s in the area .The gro wi brin theirown
boo ts for bu shwalking bu t we are h ing to ire equ ipm entforotherspo rts,lk
skin Som e of o r group wi want to ire geolog ic lpicks and othereq ipm ent,
ifpo s ible.W e also e d to w abou ac s to c ves and therinterestn eolog ic l
fe tures in the area .
Iam look ing forward to rec iving inform aton abou tthe Stud entHostelServic s and
otherfac i es.
You rs sinc rely Am and a Chan Sam ple 59
You hav e a frien w ho lves in a city
abro d.
You hav e de ided thaty u w ould lke to p ly to do course at one of the
coleges in this city
W rite to y ur frien explaining w hat
y u w ould lke to do Tel him /he w hat type ofw ork orstu ies y u ha e be n doing
forthe pastfew years an ask fo s istanc in contacting n ap ropriate
institution.
m od elan swer:
De rAnia,
Sor y Ihaven'twri en forages.I've be n so sy erthe lastye rand Ineverse m to
have a m nu te to m yself.
I'd lke to stu elec tric leng inee rin at iversiy in Australa next ye r and I e
y c n give m e som e adv ic .Ithin Iwou ld prefer M elbou rne bec use Ik a few
peop le fom m y isi lastye r.
This ye rI'm do ing m aths an phy sics atschoo land Iho e to do wel in m y exam s.
However,Ire ly 'tk w which iversiy to ap ly to so cou ld send m e som e

inform aton abou tdifferen coleges? Also c n y find ou twhat alfic ton s Inee d?
Forinstanc ,as an erse s stud ent, Ihave to take an Eng lsh test?
Iho e y 'tm nd in this form e.Itis m uch eterto etthis inform aton fom
som eon e who lves in the coun try, so e to e rfom y soon.
M any than s,Rosanna
Sam ple 60
W rite a let er to the Inform atio O fic atthe TAPE Inform ation O fice sking
forinform ation aboutthe Te tiary Pr paration Ce tificate.
Desc ibe y ured cationalbackgrou d n y urr asons forw anting to do the
course.
You should w rite atleast80 w ords.
A l ow y urself 1 m in tes for this task.
m od elan swer:
De rSir/M adam ,
Iwou ld lke som e inform aton abou tthe Tertary Preparaton Certfic te. If s ible I
wou ld lke to enrol in this
cou rse as a part-t e stud entin
Ileftschoo leigh tye rs ago aftercom pletng the 1ISC.Sinc then Ihav worked as a
sales as istantin th G rac e Bros and David Jon es.From the beginn ing fthis ye rI
have be n in charge ofthe Chidren's W e r Depart ent in G rac e Bros,Liy field.
However, in order to adv anc any furtherin m y c re rinto a m anagerialp si on, wi
ne d to som e furtherstud y,such as a M arketng rBusines Cou rse.Bec use I ave
no tstud ied form an e rs,Ibelev thatIshou ld com plete the TPC before enrol n in a
Busines co rse.
Cou ld le se send m e the inform aton as soon as p s ible,and tel m e the dates for
enrol ng in the Tertary Preparato
Certfic te.You rs faihfuly
19. G ene al IELT riting T sk 2
Sam ple 1
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task

are also gran ted eq al rig ts in th is
p art cu lar arena.
2 w ords
S a m p le 2
W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
Som e people thin w om en should be low ed to join the arm y, the nav and the
airfor justlke m en.
To w hat extent do y u ag r o disag r ?
G ive re son s fory ranswer.W rie atlea st250 words.m od elan swer:
W hether wom en shou ld e alowed to serve in the m ary as trigg ered spiried
debate.Som e as ertthatthe status q shou ld e chan ed an wom en sh ld
ent ed to join the arm ed forc s.Person aly, I fund am entaly agre wih their
as erton -forthree re son s.
History as sho wn thatwom en are fuly c pable ofperorm ng wel in the m ary.
Historic ly,there were a ho stofvalant wom en soldiers who se a hievem ents re ly
pu t their m ale coun terparts to sham e. O ne ne d o ly look at the clas ic
exam ples ofJoan ofArc and M ulan to see w exc pton aly wom en cou ld perorm
on the bat efield In m y servaton their eterm naton cou rage an ign iy,to this
day,are st being adm red m ale soldiers and civi ans alke throu tthe world.
M oreov er,fom an enlgh tened standp int,fem ale patriots shou ld e granted the righ to
go to the fon tlne when theirm otherland is inv lved in a war.Adm edly, end er
inequ al y was a igh ly con trov ersialis ue in the twenteth c ntury.However, w
twelve ye rs into the new m enn ium ,wom en c n le rn and te h work and sup ervise,
v te and ted in m ostcoun tries justlke m en In lgh to this swe ping ro res in
gend erequ al y,there is no sense in deny ing them the right
to efend theirho m e coun try when a war re ks ou t.
In sum , e pin m ary servic s ou tof s ofwom en in the inform aton age is
un war anted Ihave bee n conv inc d thatitis in the bestinterestofa nato ifwom en
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
M achine translation M T is slow er and
les ac urate than h m an translatio n the is no im ediate o
pr dictable lkelho d of m achines taking e this role from h m ans.

Do agre ordisagre ? W rie atlea st250 words.
Re d the folowing sam ple answer.
Com plete the answer b fi ng the gaps wih a word rph rase fom the box elow.
o n the for
con trary instance
espec ialy bec a
f o rthese
re son
in rdertoi is tru ofc
si arly wever itse m s tofor
m e exam
Itis true thatthere have be n gre tad anc s in tec hn lo o er the lastforty ears.
. the use of m ob ie es an e-m ai com un ic ton are com on
these days.. ,m ac hines thattranslate fom on e langu age to ano therare
st in theire rly stages.
. thata m a hine cou ld everdo as good a job as a hu m an .
when i com es to interpretng whatpeo le are saying. . , m ac hines c n
translate statem ents such as W here is the ank ? bu teven si ple statem ents are no
always straigh tforward . the m e ning depend s on m ore than justwords.
. the word bank has a
nu m berofdifferentm e ning s in En lsh How do es a translatng m ac hine k which
m e ning to take?
. un erstand whatpeop le are saying, ee d to take into ac oun tthe
relaton ship etwe n the spe kers and theirsiuaton. A m ac hine c n ttel the
differenc betwe n the Eng lsh ex res io Loo t!m ea ning Be c reful!and Loo
ou t! m e ning Put y r he d ou f the windo w.You ne d a hu m an being to
interpretthe siuaton.
. wih wri en langu age,i is ifficul fora m ac hine to w ho w to translate
a urately . we rarely translate every word. . , we try to take
into con sideraton ho w the idea wou ld e ex res ed in the otherlangu age.This is
hard to do . every
langu age has is own way fdo ing an saying thing s.
. Ifee lthati is m ostun lkely that m ac hines wi take the pla of
hu m ans in the field ftranslatng and interpretng I m ac hines everle rn to thin
perhaps then they wi be in a si on to take on this role.
M od elAnswer:

Itis true thatthere have be n gre tad anc s in tec hno lo erthe lastforty ye rs.For
exa m ple /Forinstanc the use fm ob ie phon es an e-m ailcom un ic ton are
com on these days.H ow eve , m ac hines that translate fom e lang age to ano ther
are st in theire rly stages.
Itsee m s to m e thata m ac hine cou ld never
do as good a job as a h m an espe ialy when i com es to interpretng whatpeop le
are saying. O f course, m ac hines c n translate statem ents such as W here is the
bank ? b teven si ple statem ents are no always straigh tforward be ause the
m e ning epend s on m ore than justwords.Forinstance /Forexa m ple the word ban
has a nu m ber of differen m ea ning s in Eng lsh. How do es a translatng m ac hine k w
which m e ning to take?
In order to und erstan what peop le are saying, e d to take into ac oun tthe
relaton ship etwe n the spe kers and theirsiuaton. A m ac hine c n ttel the
differenc betwe n the Eng lsh ex res io Loo t!m ea ning Be c reful!and Loo
ou t! m e ning Put y r he d ou f the windo w.You ne d a hu m an being
to interpretthe siuaton.
Sim iarly wih wri en langu age,i is ifficul fora m ac hine to w ho w to translate
a urately be ause we rarely translate every word. O n the contrary,we try to take
into con sideraton w the idea wou ld e ex res ed in the otherlangu age.This is hard
to do be ause every langu age as is own way f do ing and saying thing s.
Forthese r asons Ifee lthati is m ost lkely thatm a hines wi take the plac e f
hu m ans in the field ftranslatng and interpretng I m ac hines everle rn to thin
perhaps then they wi be in a si on to take on this role
Sam ple 3
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
M any new spape s an m ag zines featur stories aboutthe priv te lves o
fam ous people.W e k ow w hatthey eat,w he they b y theirclothes an w ho they
lo e.W e also of en se pictur s o them in priv te situations.
I itap ropriate fora m ag zine o new spaper to ive this kin ofpriv te
inform ation aboutpeople?
G ive re son s fory ranswer.W rie atlea st250 words.m od elan swer:
G eneraly, eo le re d ewspapers to find tab tworld cur entaffairs an they re d
m agaz ines to e entertained Therefore, e wou ld ex e t to find artcles that
fe ture the private lves o fam ou s peop le in m agaz ines ratherthan ewspapers.
However, wadays, m ore an m ore newspapers inclu e stories lk these which are
neiherinform atve nor seful.

c n fe tu re so m e art cles o p eo le's
p riv ate l v es.
2 w ords
S a m p le 4
In m y inion, this ty e ofgo s ip ab eop le's private lves sho ld tbe in
newspapers forseveralre son s.Firsty for exam ple,the fa tthatPrinc s Diana is
go ing t wih a spo rtsm an is not i po rtantnews.Sec o ly,ifnewspapers want
to lsh artcles abou tfam ou eop le they shou ld focus on theirpub lc events and
a hievem ents. In other words,
if there is an artcle abo t Princ s Diana i shou ld e abou therworks ofchariy,
which wi increa se pub lc awarenes o i po rtant prob lem s. In add i on jo rnalsts
shou ld m ake sure that they wrie abou t the fa ts on ly, no t rum ou rs.O ne shou ld
be able to rely ewspapers forthe a tualtruth
M agaz ines, the otherhand, focus o social news. But I fe l i is m ore
a ptable forthem to con tain som e fe tures abou tfam ou s person al es.In add i on to
being larre ding, these stories often benefi the stars by iving fe pub lciy
to them , thereby elping theirc re rs.However,Ialso eleve thatm agaz ine stories
shou ld t m enton thing s thatare too em bar as ing run true justto atra tpeop le
to buy the m agaz ine.
Sensaton al stories, such as these, c use re tunh app ines to the peo le
con c rned.
In con clusion I think newspapers shou ld con c ntrate on re l news bu t m agaz ines
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
Som e people fee lthatc tain w orker s lke n rses,doctors an teache s are
u e v lued an should be paid m or ,
espe ialy w hen othe people lke fim ctors orcom pany bos es ar paid h g
sum s of m oney that ar out o proportion to the im portanc of the w ork that
they do
-H ow fardo u ag r ?
-W hatcr iter ia should be used to dec ide how m uch people ar paid?
You shou ld se y r own ide s, wledg e and ex erienc and suppo rt r
argu m ents wih exam ples and relevantevidenc .

W rie atle st2 words.
m od elan swer:
Nobody c n eny thatthere are c rtain rofes ion als lke nu rses, ctors an te hers
who are es entalto the fabric of society,and who shou ld therefore b rewarded
a ording ly.However,this is seldo m the c se.W hen we look atth salaries and fe s
com an ed c rtain fi stars an ac tres es and peop le who run large
com panies,this do es no tse m fair.
Firstofal, tal fi stars e rn sum s ofm on ey.In fac t,atany on e t e in the
U , for exam ple, rough ly 80 per c n fac tors are ou tofwork and top fthatthe
nu m ber who are paid so-c led
telephon e nu m berfe sis even sm aler.O ne m ustalso rem em berthatthe c re ro
m any ac tors is very sho rt and thattherefore the m on ey they ea rn has to b
spre d erm any e rs.The sam e app les to com pany s es.
Statn a setofcrieria as to w m uch eop le shou ld e paid is no te sy.The idea f
perorm anc -related pay is very m uch in e atthe m om ent.Rewarding eop le
a ording to alfic ton s has lo ee n sed as a yardstck for paying peop le,but i
is no ta con sistenty m e sure.Ano ther is ye rs of relevant ex erienc , t
there are m any c ses where a y er erso c n erorm a task eterthan som eon e
wih lots ofex erienc .
W hatevercrieria are used to as ess salaries,an -g ing cycle wi develop. This wi
crea te pres ure in therare s.This con sidered, eneraly Ifee lthatc rtain key
profes ion als shou ld have their
salaries as es ed ind epend entreview ies on an -go ing asis so thatthey
no tfal behind.
269 words
Sam ple 5
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
Som e people consider com p te s to be m or ofa hin ranc than a help.O ther s
beleve thatthey hav e gr atly inc ased h m an potential.
H ow could com p te s be conside d a hin ranc ?
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
ex erienc .

W rie atle st2 words.
Lo k atthe w ords orp rases in capitals.Cor ty urve sion w he nec s ary
Itis ea sy to erstand wh som e peo le THIN com pu ters are m ore ofa hind rance
than a help. THIN S LIKE G E IN M Y M O EY BACK FRO M BA o chang ing a
tcketARE EASY W ITH T USIN CO M PUT R, eto c on e is inv lved the proc s
c n ec om e t e-con sum ng, com plex and pron e to er ors.IN ALL THE O F ICES
I'VE SE N,i c n som et es se m thatforevery rsaved com pu ters, at le st
set of prob lem s
c used THE CO M PUT RS B EA IN D W N.THIS W AST S A LO T O F TIM E.
ALSO , er-enthu siastc use ofcom pu ters in the ho m e has the po tental to ivert
large am oun ts offe t e away fom THIN S LIKE socialsing taskin exercise or
having inn er wih fam y.Spend ing a lotofleisure t e loo in ata com pu ter
m on iorscre n HIN ERS a hieving thergo als in lfe,LIKE being ea lhy and socialy
integrated
However,i wou ld e si plstc to SAY thatcom p ters ARE BA .THEY HAVE CA SED
EN RM O S IM PRO EM ENTS in com un ic ton s,m edicine,design, edu c ton and
LO TS O F
O THER THIN S. THESE DAYS, irtualy EVERYTHIN W E K W is as faraway as
the ne restinternetpo int.Com pu ters have brough tab ta profound chang e in the way
m ostpeop le in RICH CO TRIES lve.Alhough i sh ld e forgo ten thatthe
m ajoriy fthe inh abiants of this planet have neverEVEN USED A CO M PUT R
O CE.
THERE ARE DEFINIT Y M O RE G D THIN S TH BA THIN S ABO T
CO M PUT RS.The qu eston is no tDO com pu ters help rhind er, tD W E always use
THEM in a sensible and respon sible way
M od elAnswer:
It is e sy to und erstand wh som e peop le
beleve thatcom pu ters are m ore of a ind ranc than a help. O peraton s such
as taining a refund or chang ing a tckettend to be fairly straigh tforward wihout
the aid fa com p ter, eton c on e is inv lved, the proc s c n ec om e t e-
con sum ng, com plex and pron e to er ors.In an fic env iron m ent,i c n som et es
see m thatforevery rsaved com pu ters,atle stsetofprob lem s c used a
system m alfun cto
Ano thercon sideraton is that,ov er-enthu siastc use ofcom pu ters in the ho m e as the
po tentalto divertlarge am oun ts of fe t e away fom ac tvi es such as
socialsing, tasking exercise orhaving inn erwih rfam y.Spend ing a lotof leisure
t e look ing ata com pu term o ior scree n cou ld erhaps ac hieving otherg als in lfe,
such as being hea lhy and socialy
integrated

However, i wou ld be si plstc to as ertthat com pu ters have a generaly negatv
i pac t. There have bee n eno rm ous adv enc s in com un ic ton s, m edicine,
design edu c to an nu m erou s fields o m an end ea v r.Nowadays,virtualy the
entre sum of hu m an k wledg e is as faraway as the nea rest internet
po int.Com pu ters have brough tabou ta profo chang e in the way m ost peop le
in the evelop ed world lve.Alhou i shou ld t be forgo ten that the m ajoriy of
the inh abiants of this planet have neverso m uch as tou ched a com pu terkey ard.
The benefis of com pu ters undou tedly tweigh the disadv entages. The qu eston
is no twhether com pu ters help or hind er,b twhether peop le always use their hu
po tental in a sensible and respo sible
way
Sam ple 6
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
M ode n lfestyles m ean thatm any par nts hav e ltle tim e fortheirchidr n.M any
chidr n suf er bec ause they do notgetas m uch atention fro theirpar nts as
chidr n did in the past.
Do agre ordisagre ? W rie atlea st250 words.
1Loo atthe words orph rases in c pials.
Choo se the word rph rase which sou m ore form al.
2Rewrie the finalparagraph in a m ore form alstyle.
Peop le who SAY/ARG E thatno waday arents give les atenton to theirchidren than
in the past are FREQ ENTLY/O FT N look ing ac k to SH RT/B IEF period ft e in
the twenteth c ntury when M O THERS/M UM S in m d le-class fam es
REM AINED/STA ED atho m e to loo after their chidren. W hat these eop le are
SU ESTIN /SAYIN is thatwom en wadays shou ld tgo tto work
THE FACT O F THE M AT R IS THAT/ACTU LLY in M O ST/THE
M AJO RITY O F fam es in the pastbo th arents worked M UCH LO ER H RS/M O RE
than they wadays.W hathas chang ed is thatno w in m ostcoun tries theirchidren
AT N /G TO schoo l rather than also working them selves.In thatsense they m ay
SEE L S O F/HAVE L S CO TACT W ITH theirparents.
Nowadays,as a resul ofACQ IRIN AN ED CATIO /G IN TO SCH L,chidren
com e into con tac twih teac hers who NATURALLY/O F CO RSE have to ex lain why
som e oftheirstud ents are fai ng. W hatte hers com e u wih are LO TS
O F/FREQ ENT stories ofparents who are SIM PLY/JUST too sy fortheir
CHILDREN/KIDS.And IF CHILDREN ARE N T SUPERVISED BY THEIR PARENTS/IF
PARENTS D T KE P

A EYE O THEIR CHILDREN, they wi often D BA LY/U ERPERFO RM at
schoo l.However,FAILURE AT SCH L/ACA EM IC FAILURE is thing ew even
when e or bo th arents are ath m e.I chidren ARE NEG L CT D/D T HAVE
AT NTIO G IVEN TO THEM by their arents,they wi sufer.
Igu es chidren rob ably ad m ore rob lem s in the pastwhen they and their arents
had to work non -stop just to get y. These days, the law lo s afterchidren
and they c n to schoo l,so chidren ave lots m ore chanc s than they everhad
before.
1. Look at the words or ph rases in c pials.Cho se the word rph rase which
sound s m ore form al.
2. Rewrie the finalparagraph in a m ore form alstyle.
Peop le who A G UE that no waday arents give les atento to theirchidren
than in the past are FREQ UENT Y look ing bac k to a BRIEF period oft e in the
twenteth c ntury when M O TH ERS in m dd le-clas fam es REM AINED at m e to
look aftertheirchidren. W hatthese peop le are SUG ESTING is thatwom en
no wadays shou ld tgo tto work
TH E FA T O F TH E M AT R IS TH AT in TH E M AJO RITY O F fam es in the
past b th parents worked M U H LO NG ER H U S than they do wadays. W hat
has chang ed is that now in m ost co tries their chidren AT ND
schoo l rather than also working them selves.In thatsense they m ay H A E L S
CO NTA T W ITH theirparents.
Nowadays, as a resul ofA Q UIRING A ED ATIO N ,chidren com e into con tac t
wih te hers who N TU L Y have to ex lain wh som e oftheirstud ents are fai ng
W hat tea hers com e u wih re FREQ UENT stories of parents who r e
SIM PLY too b sy for theirCH ILD EN. And IF CH ILD EN A E NO T
SUPER ISED BY TH EIR PA ENTS,they wi often U ERPERFO RM atsch l.
However,A EM IC FAILU E is no thing new even when e or b th parents are
at m e. I chidren A E NEG L CT D by theirparents,they wi sufer.
Igu es chidren rob ably ad m ore rob lem s in the pastwhen they and their arents
had to work non -stop just to get y. These days, the law lo s afterchidren
and they c n to schoo l,so chidren ave lots m ore chanc s than they everhad
before.
In m y inion, chidren rob ably suffered m ore in the past when the who le fam y
was ob lged to work long hou rs justto survive.Nowadays chidren are protec ted the
law.M oreov erac s to ed c ton m ea ns thatthey ave gre teroppo rtu i es than ever
before.
Sam ple 7
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task

W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
In m ost cou tries m ultinational
com panies an their prod cts are
be om ing m or an m or im portant.
This tr n is ser iously dam ag ing ourq alty flfe.
Do agre ordisagre ? W rie atlea st250 words.
The w riter has tried to av id r peating the sam e w ords to f en in the answ er .
Read the sam ple ag in an find synonym s or p rases late in the answ er
w ith sim iar m eanings to the u e lned w ords.
m od elan swer:
M ul nato alcom panies no wadays fin itea sy bo th to m arkettheirpro cts al ov er
the world and set up fac tories whereverthey find i co enient.In m y inion this
has had a harm fuleffec to ou r qu al y of lfe in thre m ain are s.
The firstare is theirprodu cts.Supp rters fglob alz ton wou ld arg e that
m ul naton alcom panies m ake high -q al y s avaiable to m ore peop le.W hie this
m ay e true to som e extent,italso m ea ns thatwe have les cho ic of rod cts to
buy . W hen po werul m ul naton alcom panies inv ade loc lm arkets wih their
good s,they often force loc l com panies wih fewer resou rc s to tofb sines .
In con sequ enc ,we are lged to m ul naton alpro cts whetherwe lke them or
no t.
This bring s m e to m y se ond int.Itis som et es said thatm ul naton alcom panies
and lob alsaton are m aking societes m ore op en This m ay e true.However,Iwou ld
argu e thatas a resul th m an rac is losing is culuraldiversiy.I we
con sum ed diferent produ cts,societes al ov erthe world wou ld be m ore aried This
c n e se n the fa tthatwe al shop in si ar m ul naton alsup erm arkets
and identc lprodu cts whereverwe lve.
Thirdly, efend ers ofm ul naton alcom panies often p int ou t that they rovide
em ploy m ent. Alh this is tedly true,i also m e ns thatwe ave bec om e
m ore depend ent o them ,which in turn m akes us m ore v lnerable to their dec ision s.
W hen, for exam ple, a
m ul naton aldec ides to m ov e is rod cton fac i es to ano ther coun try,this has an
adv erse effec ton is workers who lose theirjob s.
Al in al,Ibeleve thatifwe as v ters res ured rgov ernm ents to m ak m ul naton al
com panies m ore respon sible and to rotec t loc l pro c rs fom tside
com pet on we co ld ave the enefis ofglob alsaton wihou tis isadv antages.
m od elan swer:

M ul nato alcom panies no wadays fin itconvenient bo th to m arket theirg ds all
ov er the world and set up prod ctio faci ties whereverthey find i conv enient.
In m y op inion this has had an adve se effe t on ou r qu al y of lfe in three m ain
are s.
The firstare is theirprodu cts.Supp rters fglob alz ton wou ld arg e that
m ul naton alcom panies m ake high -q al y s avaiable to m ore peop le.W hie this
m ay e true to som e extent,italso m ea ns thatwe have les cho ic of rod cts to
consum e. W hen po werul m ul naton alcom panies inv ade loc lm arkets wih their
good s, they often are blged loc lcom panies wih fewerresou rc s to tof
bu sines .In con sequ enc ,we are ob lged to m ul naton alprodu cts whetherwe lk
them orno t.
This bring s m e to m y se ond int.Itis som et es said thatm ul naton alcom panies
and glob alsaton are m aking
societes m ore op en. This m ay e true.However, I wou ld point out that as a resul
the hu m an ra is losing is culural iversiy. I we con sum ed v ried produ cts,
societes w her ver w e lv wou ld e m ore varied This c n e se n the fac t
that we al sho in identica m ul naton alsup erm arkets and identc lprodu cts
whereverwe lve.
Thirdly, efend ers ofm ul naton alcom panies often int ou t that they ro ide
jobs.Alhough this is u tedly true, i also m ea ns that we have bec om e ore
v ln rable o them , which in turn m akes us m ore v lnerable to their ec ision s.
W hen, forexam ple, m ul naton aldec ides to m ov e is rodu cton fac i es to ano ther
coun try,this has an adv erse effec t on is workers
who lose theirjo s.
Al in al,Ibeleve thatifwe as v ters res ured rgov ernm ents to m ak m ul naton al
com panies m ore respon sible and to rotec t loc l pro c rs fom tside
com pet on we co ld ave the enefis ofglob alsaton wihou tis isadv antages.
Sam ple 8
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
M or an m or q alfied people are m o ing from po r to rich cou tries to fi
v cancies in spe ialst ar as lke
engine ing com p ting n m edicine.
Som e people beleve thatby encourag ing the m o em entofsuch people,rich
cou tries ar stealng from po cou tries.O the s fee lthatthis is only part of
the natural m o em ent o w orke s arou the w orld.

Do agre ordisagre ? W rie atlea st250 words.m od el
an swer:
The so-c led brain rainfom poo rto rich coun tries is no w robb ing rercoun tries of
es entalpersonn ellk ctors, rses,eng ine rs,and the trend is setto con tn e,if
no tto etworse.
Som e peop le say this m ov em entofpeop le around the world is no t a new
ph eno m enon M igrant workers hav always be n atrac ted the widerch ice f
em ploy m entand re teroppo rtun iy in m ajorci es in theirown coun tries and abroad
Re nty,as the tec hno log ic lag as adv anc d and as richercoun tries fin
them selves wih t en workers to fe d theirdevelop m ent,they ave had to run
to otherparts ofthe world to find the e s ary m anpo wer.M any richerEurop e n
coun tries,forexam ple,are now trying to atrac t ski ed IT workers fom m y m e
coun try Ind ia by ffering igh ersalaries than they cou ld e to e rn at m e.W ih the
glob alsaton fthe world ec ono m y, m any eop le fe l that the roc s c nno tbe
stopp ed.
O thers,m yselfinclud ed, are ofthe o inion thatm e sures shou ld e taken to add ress
the prob lem , com pensatng rercoun tries financialy forthe los o in est entin
the peop le they ave trained, lke do ctors and nu rses.Adm edly,this m ay e
cum bersom e to adm nister, tan atem ptcou ld e m ade to eti offthe round.
Ano ther step which in art has alre dy egun to ap en, is to use the forc s of
glob alz ton iself.W estern coun tries cou ld encou rage peo le to stay in theirown
coun tries by irec tinv est ent in rojec ts lke com pu terfa tories orby send ing atents
abroad fortre t ent,as is alre dy app ening
Itis obv iou sly ifficul to restrictth m ov em entofpeop le around the world and i is
prob ably foo lsh to try to stop i,bu
atem pts shou ld be m ade to redres the i balanc .
291 words
Sam ple 9
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
Com p te s an m odem s hav e m ade itpos ible for ofice w orke s to do m uch f
theirw ork from hom e instead o w orking in ofice s eve y day.W orking from hom e
should be encourag ed as itis d forw orke s an em plo e s.
Do agre ordisagre ?
W rie atle st2 words.

Re d the folowing sam ple answer.Com plete the answerby fi n the gap
wih a word rph rase fom the b elow.
Also bec use
T h e first isFor
that
Se ond ly Finaly
In
con clusio
Exam ple
since
such as whie O n the otherhand
A further po int is that
In rec nt ye rs the vast ex ansion o inform aton and com un ic ton
tec hno logy as m ade teleworking m uch m ore prac tc l. Alhou in m any c ses
offic workers cou ld e m ade geog rap ic ly ind epend entby sin m od em s,faxes an
c l p es,few com panies orem ploy e s take fulladv antage ofthis p s ibi y
There are a nu m berofstrong argu m ents in fav rofalowing workers to work fom m e.
Firsty costs for em ploy ers wou ld e redu c d . bu sines es wou ld requ ire
les offic spac ,which is often siuated in the c nter of large ci es.
. ,worker's lves wou ld i prov ed in a variety of ways.
. ,they wou ld tne d to travelto etto work which wou ld ive them m ore
fe t e.
. , they cou ld com bine their
work wih theirfam y lfe,which is a m ajoradv antage ifthey are parents o
chidren rthey ave old eop le to lo after.. , travelng to a
c ntralz d work la also has a n m ber f po ints in is fav r.. m any
em ploy e s wou ld m s the socialaspe tof w ork . se in colea gu es and
m e tng custom ers.. em ploy ers wo ld e d to e able to trust
their workers to work at a high stand ard and finish theirwork on t e,.
sup ervising teleworkers is even m ore com plc ted than sup ervising workers in the
sam e ofic .
. ,working fom ho m e m g inh ibi te m work and cre tve work and so
perhaps so ly rea ly suiable forpeop le ing rou tne ofic work
. , I beleve that. m any workers welcom e the o rtun iy to
go tto work thers wou ld find the chanc to work fom ho m e very conv enient.
W here po s ible,Ithink workers sh ld e offered the ch ic , tforc d to work fom
ho m e un les they wish to
In rec ntye rs the vastex ansion inform aton and com un ic ton te h logy as
m ade teleworking m uch m ore prac tc l. Alhough in m any c ses ffic workers cou ld

be m ad eog raph ic ly ind epend entby sing m od em s,faxes and c l phon es,few
com panies orem ploy e s take fulladv antage ofthis po s ibi y
There are a nu m berofstrong argu m ents in
fav rofalowing workers to work fom m e. Firsty costs for em ploy ers wou ld e
redu c d be ause bu sines es wou ld requ ire les offic spac ,which is often siuated
in the c nteroflarge ci es.Se on ly,worker's lves wou ld i prov ed in a
variety of ways.Fo exa m ple,they wou ld tnee d to travelto getto work which
wou ld give them m ore fe t e.
Also,they cou ld com bine theirwork wih theirfam y lfe,which is a m ajor ad antage if
they are parents ofy chidren rthey ave old eop le to loo after.O n the other
han , travelng to a c ntralz d work lac also has a nu m ber f po ints in is
fav r.The first is that m any em ploy e s wou ld m s the socialaspec t of work such
as see ing cole g es and m e tng custom ers.A furthe pointis
thatem ploy ers wou ld e d to e able to trusttheirworkers to work ata high stand ard
and finish theirwork t e,sinc sup ervising teleworkers is even m ore
com plc ted than sup ervising workers in the sam e ofic .
Finaly,working fom ho m e m gh tinh ibitte m work and crea tve work and so
perhaps so ly rea ly suiable forpeop le ing rou tne ofic work
In conclusion, I beleve thatw hie m any workers welcom e the oppo rtun iy to
to work thers wou ld find the chanc to work fom ho m e very conv enient.W here
po s ible,Ithin workers shou ld e offered the cho ic , tno tforc d to work fom m e
un les they wish to
Sam ple 10
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
Now ada s m any stu ents hav e the p ortu ity to stu y forpartoral o their
courses in for ign cou tries.
W hie stu ying bro d brings m any benefits to in ivid al stu ents, it also has a
n m be ofdisadv ntag es.
Do agre ordisagre ? W rie atlea st250 words.
W hich of these thing s shou ld y include in ranswerto this qu eston?
W rie YES,NO O R M A B nextto e h eston
1 W hatprob lem s stud ents m ay av study ing abroad an whatis good abo ti.
.
2 W hat coun tries gain and lose fo eop le go ing abroad to study
3 W hether gov ernm ents shou ld sub sidise stu entsstu ies abroad
4 You rperson alex erienc ofstudy ing abroad, rthe ex erienc ofpeop le y w.
.

5 W hat is wrong wih y r cou trys edu c to system .
Sam ple 11
Re d the folowing sam ple answer.
Com plete the answerby fi ng the gap wih a word rph rase fom the box elow.
alhough bec use finaly firsty
i n m y
op inion
such as
for
exam ple
m oreov
sec ond ly furtherm ore
w h a tis
therefor m ore
in con trast du e to the otherhand
In rec ntye rs there has bee n a vastincre se in the nu m ber of stud ents choo sing
to study abroad This is party
. peop le are m ore affluentand partly . the variety of grants
and scho larships which are avaiable for ersea s stud ents no wadays..
foreign study is n t som ething which every stud entwou ld choo se,i is an atrac tve
op to form any eop le.
Study ing ov ersea s has a nu m ber o d antages.. , i m ay giv
stud ents ac s to k wledg e and fa i es
. labo ratories and lbraries which are no tavaiable in theirho m e co try.
. , look ing abroad stu ents m ay find a widerrang e ofcou rses than tho se
offered in theircou trys iversi es, and . on e which fis m ore closely
to their partcularrequ irem ents.
. , stud ing abroad as a m berofdrawba ks.These m ay ivided
into person al an profes ion al.
. stud ents have to le ve theirfam y and fiend s for a long period
. stu ing abroad is al ost
always m ore ex ensive thatstu ing in es loc l un iversiy.. ,
stud ents often ave to study in a foreign langu age,which m ay l their erorm anc
and m ea n they tatain theirtrue level.
. , wever, the disadv antages f study ing abroad are usualy tem po rary
in ature.Stud ents who study abroad eneraly ec om e proficient in the langu age
qu ie soon and they are on ly away fom theirfam y an fiend s fora e r or two.
. , m an of the enefis laststud ents al theirlves and m ake them high ly
desirable to rospec tv em ploy ers.

Answer
In rec ntye rs there has bee n a vastincre se in the nu m ber of stud ents choo sing
to stu abroad This is party be ause peop le are m ore affluent and partly d e to
the variety of grants and scho larships which are avaiable for ersea s stud ents
no wadays.Althoug foreign study is no t som ething which every stud entwou ld
choo se,i is an atra tve op ton form any eop le.
Study ing ersea s has a nu m bero ad antages.Firstly/For exa m ple, i m ay ive
stud ents ac s to wledg e an fac i es such as labo ratories and lbraries which are
no tavaiable in theirho m e coun try Furthe m or /M or o e /W hatis m or /Se on ly,
by look ing abroad stud ents m ay find a widerran e ofco rses than tho se offered in
their coun trys
un iversi es, and the for on e which fis m ore closely to theirpartcularrequ irem ents.
on the othe han ,study ing abroad has a m berofdrawba ks.These m ay ivided
into erson aland rofes ion al.Firstly stud ents have to le ve theirfam y and fien s for
a lon eriod Furthe m or /M or o e /W hatis m or /Sec on ly study ing abroad is
al ostalways m ore ex ensive thatstudy ing in es loc lun iversiy.
Finaly/Furthe m or /M or o e /W hatis m or ,stud ents often ave to study in foreign
langu age,which m ay l their erorm anc and m e n they tatain theirtrue
level.
In m y opinion/ n the other han ,
ho wever,the disad antages ofstu ing abroad are usualy tem p rary in ature.
Stud ents who stud abroad eneraly e om e proficientin the langu age qu ie soon and
they are on ly away fom theirfam y and fien s fora ye rortwo. Furthe m or /W hatis
m or ,m any ofthe enefis laststud ents al theirlves and m ake them high ly esirable
to rospec tv em ploy ers.
Sam ple 12
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
As m as com u ication an transportcontin e to row,societies ar be om ing
m or an m or alke leading to p enom enon k ow n as globalzation.Som e
people fearthatglobalzation w ilinevitably lead to the totallos o cultural
identity
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this statem ent?

G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elan swer:
G lob alz ton m e ns thatin som e way eop le around the world are bec om ng
m ore and m ore si ar.W often e tthe sam e food watch the sam e TV rog ram es,
lsten to the sam e m usic and we we rthe sam e clothes.Som e ofthis atlea stc n e
blam ed the sprea d m ul naton albrand s avaiable al ov erthe world.
O n the surac ,i m ay app e ras ifth lob aldiversiy fculuralident es is ein lost.
I,the argu m entgo es, eop le in Tok and London loo and res the sam e,then that
m ustm e n thatculural iferenc s are disapp e ring However, wou ld argu e thatthis
is a very ar ow efini on fculure and thatin fac tculuraldiferenc s are as present
as ever.CuluralIdent y is bu i on farm ore than justthe fi s we watch rthe je ns we
we r.The found aton fculuralident y is shared alues.W hen look in etai at
diferentculures, rea lz thatthe thing s thatare i po rtantto e culure c n
be very iferentfom the thing alued ano therculure.
Take m y wn culure,Ind ia,as an exam ple and com pare i to a very iferentculure,
Japan. Alhoug Ihave nevervisied Japan erson aly Ibeleve thati is a culure which
plac s a lotofvalue on ard work an thatpeop le often work ery long
hou rs.The Ind ian eop le,in con trast, re ty alue theirleisure t e and striv to spend
as m uch l e wih theirfam y as they s ibly c n Even ifwe con sum e the sam e
produ cts,Iwou ld argu e thatthere
are st som e very e p-roo ted iferenc s.
To sum ariz ,Ido tac ptthatthattotallos ofculuralident y is ineviable,
despie the influenc oflarge com panies
and theirprodu cts around the glob e.
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In som e cou tries y u g people hav ltle leisur tim e an ar u e a loto
pr s ur to w ork hard in theirstu ies.
W hat do y u thin ar the causes o this?
W hatsolutions can y u sug est?
G ive re son s for y r answer and include

any relevantexam ples fom y rown wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.m od elanswer:
Som e y eop le find them selves wih ery l e leisure t e.Ibeleve there are two
m ain c uses ofthis siuaton The firstis parentalpres ure an the sec ond is
com pet on forun iversiy lac s.
Every arentwants to see his orherchid wel in scho lan to ave a
suc s fulc ree r.This m e ns thatthey exertpres ure o theirchidren to spend rs
e h ay study ing atho m e.Som e even ar ang e extra tui on for theirchidren. In
m y own cou try, i is not
un com on fory eop le to spend ano ther thre h rs at sm al private schoo ls
aftertheirusualday atstale school is ov er. As a co sequ enc , their leisure t e is
extrem ely l ed and the pres ure them is con siderable.
The se ond c use is related to the hig eredu c ton system .Ea h e r,there are m any
t es m ore app lc nts to iversiy than there are un iversiy lac s.The result fthis is
thaton ly tho se stu ents wih ery igh rades m anage to tain a plac .This
con tribu tes to the pres ure on te nagers sinc they m ustwork long rs to av any
chanc ofsuc s .
O ne soluton to the prob lem is forparents to e m ade aware ofthe effec ts ofthe
pres ure they p t on their chidren
Schoo ls shou ld inform parents thatto m uch res ure c n le d to anx iety,stress and
depres io They shou ld e sho wn ways in which they c n elp theirchidren le d
m ore balanc d lves wih a rea son able am oun tofleisure t e.
Ano ther effec tve m e sure wou ld e for the gov ernm entto inv estin the crea ton o
m ore un iversiy lac s.This cou ld e done ex and ing existng iversi es orby
bu idin ew on es.This wou ld ave th effec tofe sing com pet on forplac s iving
te nagers som e of their prec ious fe l e bac k
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Scientists an the new s m edia re pr senting eve m or evidenc o clm ate
change.G o e nm nets can otbe expe ted to solve this problem .Itis the
r sponsibi ty fin ivid als to chang their lfestyle to pr vent furtherdam ag e.
W hatar y urview s?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.

G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Re nty scientsts wor ied abo tcl ate chang e have urged ernm ents to introd c
m e sures to redu c the re nhou se gas em s ion s thatare se n as is m ain c use.
Si ou laneou sly, l cians and env iron m entalsts hav rged ind ividu als to m ake
chang es to theirlfestyle. I shal arg e that gov ernm ents and ind ividu als shou ld take
join respon sibi y forthis prob lem .
Firsty,indu stry ac oun ts fora larg ropo rton f the gre nhou se gas em s io s,and
this c n ly e co troled ernm entac ton M e sures cou ld taken to
discou rage po luto such as l ng rtaxing the use offos i fuels.Alernatvely,
sub sidies cou ld be offered
to indu stries to clea n theirprodu cton roc s es.I these ide s were ad ted
beleve thatbu sines es wou ld regard luton as a financialis ue.
Se ond ly, ly iscus ion etwe n ernm ents c n ensure thatsoluton s are
suc s ful.The Ky to agre m ent,for exam ple, tried to re h glob al agree m ent
ho w to add res the prob lem .W ihout such co-op eratng i se m s to m e thatefforts to
redu c fuelcon sum pto are lkely to e efec tve.
However, aton aland internaton al lcies wi on ly sec d ifind ividu als also chang e
theirlfestyle.Forexam ple, eop le co ld think m ore c refuly abou w they se energy
in theirh m es.By sing les elec triciy,instal ng energy -efficient lgh t bu lbs and
elec tric l
app lanc s, rinv estng in solarpanels,ind ividu als c n m ake a re ldiferenc .
In add i o Ithin ind ividu alat ud es to transpo rt nee d to chang e. Inste d
m akin sho rttps b c r, eop le cou ld choo se to walk cycle,ortake a bu s.Since c rs
are a m ajorso rc ofthe prob lem ,chang ing rbehavio rin this are wou ld ave a
m ajori pac t.
In con clusion Iwo ld m aintain thato ly com binato finternaton alagre m ent,
naton al po lcies, and chang es in in ividu albehaviou rwi suc d in reventng
furtherdam age to the env iron m ent.
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Som e people sa thatadve tising encourag es us to b y things thatw e r aly
do notne d.O the s sa that dve tisem ents tel us aboutnew prod cts that
m a im pro e ourlves.
W hich view pointdo u ag r w ith?
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.m od elanswer:
The pu rpo se ofadv ertsing is to tel th con sum er abou t any ew produ ct or
servic orany ew prom oton the existng ro ctand servic .W ne d i so we c n
m ake good dec isio s when we go sho ing. Adv ertsing tels us when new and
i prov ed rodu cts be om e avaiable and lets us k w which es have the best ric .
Through adv ertsin we le rn abou tnew rodu cts. For exam ple, m any roc ry
stores no w sel prepac kaged lu ches.These are very conv enient for bu sy
parents. They c n give these lun ches to
theirchidren to take to scho l.Busy arents d thave t e to loo atevery iem on the
store shelf,so wih adv ertsing they m gh t no t k w abou such a conv enientnew
produ ct.
Even rodu cts we are fam arwih m ay i prov ed, an adv ertsing lets us k abou t
this. M ost peo le use c l pho es, t new ty es of c l phon e service
be om e avaiable al the t e.There are ifferentplans thatgive y m ore hou rs to talk
on the phon e, c n send tex m es ages and tos,and extwe k rob ably som e
even ewerty e ofservice wi be avaiable.By watching adv ertsem ents on TV i is e sy
to find abou tnew i prov em ents to al kind s o rodu cts.
Adv ertsem ents kee p s inform ed abo ric s.Pric s chang e al the t e, every e
c n loo atthe ads in the ewspaperand see whatthe latestpric s are.Adv ertsem ents
also inform us ab sales.In fa t,som e peo le buy the ewspaper on ly in rder to
chec k the ric s and lan theirwe kly shopp ing
Adv ertsem ents i prov e ou rlves by e ping s inform ed abou tthe latest rodu cts
develop m ents and the bestpric s.Ad ertsem ents serve a usefulpu rpo se.
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S c s fulsports profes ionals can earn r atdealm or m oney than people in
othe im portantprofes ions.

Som e people thin this is fuly justified w hie othe s thin itis u fair.
Discus both these view s an give y ur w n opinion.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.m od elanswer:
As a resul ofcon stantm edia atenton spo rts profes ion als in m y co try av e om e
stars and c lebri es,and tho se atthe top are paid e salaries.Justlk m ov ie stars,
they lve extravagant lfestyles wih e hou ses and c rs.
M any eop le find theirrewards un fair,espec ialy when com paring these su ersalaries
wih tho se oftop surgeon s or resea rch scientsts, reven lea ding l cians who ave
the resp sibi y erning the cou try.However,sp rts salaries are no tdeterm ned
by con sidering the con tribu ton to society a person m akes, rthe levelofrespon sibi y
he orshe lds.Inste d they reflec tthe pub lc lariy fspo rtin eneraland the
level fpub lc supp rtthatsuc s fulstars c n enerate.So the n ton ofairnes is
not
the is ue.
Tho se who fe l that spo rts starssalaries are justfied m gh t argu e that the nu m ber
ofprofes ion als wih re ltalentare very few,and the m o ey is a rec ogn i o fthe ski s
and edic ton a person e ds to suc s ful.Com pet o is con stantand layeris
tested every t e they perorm in theirrelatvely sho rtc re r.The pres ure fom the
m edia is intense and there is l e riva y tofthe spo t gh t.So al ofthese fa tors
m ay justfy the hug e e rning s.
Person aly,Ithin thatthe am oun tof m on ey such spo rts stars m ake is m ore justfied
than the hug e e rning s ofm ov ie stars, tatthe sam e t e,i ind ic tes that r society
plac s m ore value on spo rtthan o m ore es ental profes ion s and
a hievem ents.25 wordsSam ple 17
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task
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Scho lchidr n ar be om ing farto depen enton com p te s.This is hav ing n
alarm ing efe ton r ading nd w riting ski s.Teache s ne d to id using
com p te s in the clas ro m atallcosts an g back to teaching basic stu y
ski s.
Do u ag r ordisag r ?

G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.m od elanswer:
Nowadays m od ern tec hno logy as totaly chang ed rapp roac h to stud y.In m any
coun tries stud ents no long erhave to copy tes by and fom the blac k ard
inste d the te her gives them a tocop y.Ratherthan m es y in and en,
stud ents presenta ty ed-up copy ftheiras ign m ents.Theircom pu tereven chec k
theirspel ng as they go. In fac t,som e eop le beleve that m od ern te h logy es a
lotofou rthink ing forus and as a resul, we are go ing to lose o r abi y to
thin forou rselves.
In m y inion, spel ng ski s hav efiniely eteriorated in rec ntye rs.So m any
peop le use m ob ie phon es to send textm es ages where spee d and con cisenes are
m ore i po rtantthan spel ng rgram ar.Som e te hers com plain thatthese stud ents
take the sam e at ud e toward theiras ig m ents.
O n the otherhand ty ed as ign m ents are m uch e sierto re d an are m uch ne ter.
Frank ly,Ifind som e no tes ortexts which are hand wri en al osti po s ible to re d
Doctors, for exam ple, ave a repu taton fori egible hand wri ng which cou ld le d to
disastrou s m edic lm stakes.Perhaps itis t e we focused ton and wri ng
presentng inform aton as ac urately as
po s ible.
O ne adv antage ofcom pu ters is thatac ss to the Internethas op ened a new world f
le rning forus.W e no long erhave to wai fora boo thathas alre dy e n r owed
fom the lbrary before we do rrese rch In fac t,the Internetc n cle rly e used
to resea rch inform aton in the sam e way as a lbrary bu tm ore conv enienty
O n the who le,ratherthan lding stu ents ac k Ibeleve m od ern tec hn lo as
a tualy i prov ed stand ards ofedu c ton con siderably
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G o e nm ents should m ake m or efortto prom ote alte native sour s o ene g
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .

W rie atle st2 words.m od elanswer:
Ithas bee n k wn forsom e t e no w that
a m ov e towards so rc s ofenergy which are no t c rbon -based is urgenty requ ired to
stop the effe ts of glob al warm ng In m y iew,there are too few gov ernm ents who
see m to e prom otng the use ofotherty es ofenergy such as wind, wave,solarand
nu cle rsou rc s ofenergy
G ov ernm ents atpresentare too relanton coi,oi and gas.Alhough som e
gov ernm ents are do ing rese rch into th se of alernatve energy so rc s, m any
are n t.Energy fom the wind, the sea and the sun es no tpo lute the env iron m en and
is an everlastng sou rc ofpo wer.Nuclea rpo weris cle n, and alhough i is t totaly
unp rob lem atc, i wou ld rov ide a large am o tofenerg and ram atc ly i prov e the
env iron m ent.Coun tries such as Franc have m ade goo
use ofn cle rpo wer.
M y fe lng is thatm ore use cou ld e m ade f wind po wer. In som e coun tries, there
has bee n a reluctanc to use wind turbines,even in are s which are no tdensely
popu lated as som e peop le beleve they are eyesores.Person aly,Ibeleve they are no
on ly seful, tbea utfulas wel.G ov ernm ents shou ld spend m ore t e an effort
prom otng the benefis of this so rc ofenergy and trying to m ake the lc
und erstand the re son forchang e.
In con clusion Ibeleve that,if ernm ents forc d every e to ave a wind turbine and
solarpanels on the iding they lve in, m ade m ore use of wave po werand i m ore
nu cle rpo werstaton s,then they wo ld m anage to avert
the dang ers that are seriou sly threa tening the Earth.
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Cou ties such as China, In ia n J pan hav e u sustainable pop lation grow ths.
In factm any expe ts ar ofthe opinio thatthe pop lation explosionw hich is
now a e y w or ying conc n,is the
m ostser ious thr atto lfe on this planet.
G ve som e sug estions to d r s this
problem .

W rie atle st2 words.m od elanswer:
Itis true thatthe p laton ex losio which as taken lac ov er the last
c ntury,is a very seriou s prob lem .O ne o the m ain re so s forthis un a ptable
popu laton rowth is a lac k erstand ing abou tthe env iron m ent.O ver-p laton is
the m ajorre son for water, soi and air po luton It is also ften the c use of
starvaton and even wars.Ex erts have pu tforward m any sugg eston s to add res this
prob lem .The folowing are justa few ofthese.
The m ost i po rtant we pon we have to
figh tpopu laton rowth is edu c ton. This shou ld startata very e rly age i.e. efore
chidren even go to schoo l. TV c rtoon and chidrens prog ram s c n e used to
edu c te the very At hig school level,stud ents c n e taugh tabo tth
prob lem m ore direc ty Atun iversiy level,scho larships shou ld e m ade avaiable to
stud ents who wish to stu furtherin this field Internato alexchang e grou s m ay also
help to incre se awarenes .
Ano theri po rtantm e ns ofcon trol n laton rowth is to isadv antag eop le who
have m ore than e ortwo chidren This c n e don e, as i is in China,by m e ns
ofa high ertax Alhough i is con trov ersial, erson s who com e forward to e steri z d
cou ld e given sum of m on ey.It m ay also be po s ible to
m ake i adv antageou s forpeop le to av ly e chid iving such cou les a spec ial
tax edu cton
Itshou ld also e p s ible to m ak co trac pton evic s fee to the pu lc and e siy
ob tainable.
This prob lem is a very ifficul on e to add res bu twe sho ld m ake every efortto so
There are m any therprob lem s which are related to er-pop laton such as incre sing
cri e,i erac y and luton So by add res ing on e prob lem we wou ld e add res in
the others as wel.
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In a r ntsurvey con cted in this cou try itw as fou thatu to
tw elve year-olds in som e scho ls w e e show ing early signs ofnicotine
ad iction.
In the eighte n to tw enty earag bracketthe pe ntag e w as as high a
70 A large contrib ting factorto this high levelofad iction is atrib ted to the
u c nsor d TV adve tising cig r t es.

Forthis r ason al cig r t e adve tising should be ban ed.
Discus .
W rie atle st2 words.m od elanswer:
The is ue ofcigarete adv ertsing is an i po rtanton e,espe ialy in this cou try where
so m any ado lesc nts sm ok e.O ne ofthe m ain c uses ofthis prob lem is e r
pres ure.An therc use is adv ertsin espec ialy TV ad ertsing. Sm o ing as we al
k w,le ds to m berofhe lh ro lem s such as c nc rand ea rtdise se.M any
peop le thin thatcigarete adv ertsing shou ld tbe ban ed sinc this wou ld l ou r
fe cho ic in this m ater.Howeverthere is growing evidenc thatthis serio s prob lem
is et ng tofco trol.Letus exam ne the fa ts m ore closely
The m osti p rtantre son wh cigarete adv ertsing sh ld e bann ed is thatcigarete
is bad forou rhe lh. Sm o ing c uses lung c nc rand e rtdise se.M any eop le also
suferfom slow and ainfulde th fom a dise se c led em phy sem a.
Ano theri po rtantre son wh cigarete adv ertsing sh ld e ban ed is thatitcosts the
tax ayerm on ey Peop le who e om e sick fom sm o ing ave to c red forin
ex ensive ho spials.In add i on theirde ths often resuls in financialprob lem fortheir
fam es.Finaly cigarete sm o ing m ay le d to ano therprob lem nam ely rug add icton.
Alhou there is n tco clusive evidence thatthis often app ens,m any ex erts in this
are fe lthatthere is a con ec ton etwe n the two.
Perhaps a soluton to this prob lem is the edu c ton fy chidren con c rning the
dang ers oftaking this habi.Also e v tax cou ld e plac d cigaretes so
thaty sters wo ld tbe able to aford them .In any c se,i se m s bey any
re son able doub tthatcigarete adv ertsing sh ld e bann ed.
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Il ter acy has traditionaly be n view ed s largely third w orld problem .H ow ever
itis be om ing p ar ntthatin
cou tries such as the USA and
Australa i ter acy is on the incr ase.
Discus p s ible c uses forthis and is efec ton society
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:

Itis true thati era y is be om ng seriou s prob lem in indu strialsed ato s.This is
surprisin as m ostpeop le thin thatthis is a prob lem on ly in er-develop ed aton s
such as in arts of Afic and Ind ia.Il era y is related to m any therprob lem s such as
pov erty er-popu laton and g ernm entalcorup ton Letus take a m ore detaied
look atthe c uses ofthis growing ro lem in m any W stern aton s.
O ne ofthe m ostob iou s rea son s forthe incre se in i era y is the adv entof televisio
Chidren long erhave to re d to tain inform aton Neiherd they
have to re d to relax Tod ay chidren et m e fom sch land straigh tto the
box to watch theirfav rie pro ram .W tching televisio is m uch e sierand m ore
exci ng than rea ding.
Ano therre son forthe incre se in i erac y is the fa tthatso m any wom en work This
m e ns thatchidren are often alon e atho m e and so they are sup ervised W hen
parents getho m e they are often too tred to spend al y t e whi theirchidren
Itis also true thatm any eop le blam e schoo ls forthe de lne in i erac y In
m any coun tries there has bee n a m ov away fom te hing asic ski s such as re din
and wri n
There are m any efe ts ofthis growing i era y rate.The m ostobv iou s is
un em ploy m ent.This m ay in turn le d to alcoho land rug abu se.Ul ately the ec ono m y
ofthe coun try egins to suferand there is a drop in lving stand ards.To ad res this
prob lem , arents ne d to ec om e m ore aware oftheirrespon sibi es and schoo ls nee d
to co sidera chan e in theirteac hing m ethod s.I this worsening trend is n reversed
the prob lem ofi era y wil ec om e very seriou s.
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Using com p te eve y da can ha m or neg tive than positive efec ts o
y urchidr n.
Do u ag r ordisag r ?
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
Iten to agre thaty chidren c n egatvely afe ted too m uch t e
spenton the com p terevery ay This is arty e use si n in fon tofa scree n for
too long c n e dam aging to th the eyes and the phy sic lpo sture ofa y chid,
regardles ofwhatthey are using the com pu terfor.

However,the m ain con c rn is abo tth ty e ofcom pu tera tvi es thatatrac tchidren
These are often ele tron ic gam es thattend to e very intense and rather iolent.The
playeris usualy the heroof the gam e and too m uch ex sure c n encou rage chidren
to e self-c ntred and insensi ve to thers.
Even when chidren se a com pu terfor therpu rpo ses,such as get ng inform aton
orem ai ng fiend s,i is no
sub st ute forhu m an interac ton Spen ing t e wih therchidren and sharing
nonv irtualex erienc s is an i po rtantpart
ofa chid's develop m entthatc nno tb rov ided a com pu ter.
In spie ofthis,the obv iou s benefis o com pu terski s fory chidren c nnot e
denied Theiradu l world wi be chang ing con stanty in term s o tec hno logy and the
Internetis the key to al the k wledg e and inform aton avaiable in the world tod ay
Therefore itis i p rtantthatchidren le rn atan ea rly age to se the equ ipm ent
enthu siastc ly an wih con fidenc as they wi ne d these ski s throu ttheir
stud ies and workin lves.
Ithink the m ain intis to m ake sure that chidren do tov eruse com pu ters.
Parents m ustensure thattheirchidren lea rn to enjoy therkind s ofa tviy and t
si ply si atho m e,le rning to lve in a virtualworld.
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In toda 's com petitive w orld,m any fam i es fin itnec s ary forboth par nts to
g utto w ork. hie som e sa the chidr n in these fam i es benefitfrom the
ad itionalincom e, ther s fee lthey lack su ortbe ause oftheirpar nts'
absenc .
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
In the pasta ty ic lfam y con sisted fa fatherwho wentou tto work and a m otherwho
stayed atho m e an loo ed afterthe chidren Nowadays,i is the no rm forb th arents
to work This siuaton c n afec tchidren th si vely and egatvely Som e peop le
thin thatthe chidren working arents are in an adv antageous si on where their
parents are able to aford m ere lux ries such as new clothes, ideo am es orm ob ie
phon es.Propo ents fthis view argu e thatchidren are able to enjoy and ex erienc
m ore fom lfe due

to theirparents'extra we lh forexam ple,
by ing foreign ldays.
O n the otherhand wever,there are tho se who clai thatwhen th arents work
theirchidren tgetenough suppo rtand atenton m e ning thatthe chidren m gh t
no tdo as wel atschool ec use there is no e athou se to rov ide su rtwih such
thing s as ho m ework exam revision The absenc ofa parentat m e cou ld m ake i
e sierforchidren to etinv lved in such thing s as drug s or ertake drin ing
W hen Iwas growing up, th m y arents worked and Iwas always wel prov ided for.
O n the otherhand Ithink thatitwou ld som et es have be n eterifIcou ld ave
see n m ore ofm y arents.
In con clusion Ibeleve thatwe c nno chang e the fac tthatbo th arents have to work
no wadays.Itis no tan ide lsiuaton,
bu tifparents m ake t e fortheirchidren in the evening s and atthe we ken s,then the
chidren wi no tsuferin any way Itm ustbe stated thatthe extra incom e enerated
bo th parents working, m akes fora m uch igh erstan ard flving which enefis the
who le fam y
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Ify u could change one im portantthing bouty urhom etow n,w hatw ould y
change?
Use r asons an spe ific exa m ples to
su orty uransw er .
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
I Icou ld chang e o e thing ab tm y m etown, Ithin i wou ld e the fac tthattheres
no sense ofcom un iy ere.
Peop le don tfe lconn e ted, they tloo tfore h ther,and they tgetto
k w theirneighbo rs.
Peop le com e and a lothere.They chang e job s fequ enty and m ov e on. This m e ns
thatthey tpu tdo wn roo ts in
the com un iy They tjoin com un iy rganiz ton s and theye no wi ng to et
inv lved in trying to

i prov e the qu al y flfe.I som eon e has a pet on to tin a new stre tlg t,she as
a very ard t e get ng a lotofpeop le to sign. They tfe li has any thin to wih
them .They tgetinv lved in i prov ing the schoo ls be use they tthink the
qu al y fedu c to is i po rtant to theirlves.They tse th
conn ec ton etwe n them selves an the restoftheircom un iy
Peop le don ttry to suppo rtothers aro them .They tke p a fiend ly eye on their
chidren rche k in olderfolks ifthey tse them fora few days.
Theye no taware when eop le aroun them m ay e go ing through a hard t e.For
exam ple,they m ay tk w ifa
neighbo rloses a lo ed e.Theres n ta lotofcom un iy supp rtforind ividu als.
Neighbo rs d tgetto w e h ther.Again this is bec use peop le com e and
wihin a few ye rs.So when eighbo rs go a ton, e is ke ping an eye on their
hou se.No e is m aking sure no thing suspiciou s is go ing there,lke lgh ts in the
m dd le ofthe nigh t.W hen eighbo rschidren are cut n a ros som eon es
lawn theirbikes,theres no fien ly way fc sualy m enton ing the prob lem .
Peop le i ediately a tas ifis a m ajor rop erty isagree m ent.
M y m etown is a nic plac to lve in m any ways, ti wou ld e m uch ic ifwe
had thatsense ofcom un iy
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A com pany has an ou c d thatitw ishes to b id a large factory neary ur
com u ity
Discus the adv ntag es and disadv ntag es ofthis new influenc o ur
com u ity Do u su orto p ose the factory Explain y urposition.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
New fac tories often ring m any thing s to a com un iy such as job s an
incre sed rosperiy However,in m y inion the benefis ofhaving a fac tory are
ou tweigh ed the risks.Thatis why se the plan to id a fac tory e rm y
com un iy
Ibeleve thatthis ciy wou ld e harm ed a large fa tory In artcular,a fac tory wou ld
destroy the qu al y fthe airand waterin town. Fa tories bring sm og and luton. In
the long run the en iron m ent wi be h rtand eop les hea lh wi be afec ted Having a
fac tory is no tworth thatrise.
O fcou rse,m ore jo s wi be cre ted the
fac tory O urpopu laton wi grow.To ac om od ate m ore workers,m ore ho m es and
stores wi be nee ded. Do we re ly wantthis m uch rowth, so fast? I our town is go ing

in rowth, Iwou ld referslow growth wih lann ing Idon twantto see rows of
che ply con structed townhou ses.O urqu al y flfe m ustbe con sidered
Ibeleve thatthis growth wi chang e o ciy too m uch. Ilov e m y m etown e use i
is a safe,sm al town. Itis also e sy to travelhere.I we m ustex and to ld ew
ci z ns,the sm al-town fe lwil e go e.Im ou ld m s thatgrea ty
A fac tory wou ld e helpfulin som e ways.However,Ife lthatthe dang ers are rea ter
than the benefis.Ic nno tsuppo rta plan to id a fac tory ere,and thatothers
fe lthe sam e way
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Ithas bee n said, Noteve y thing thatis learned is contained in bo ks.
Com par an contrastk ow ledg ined from exper ienc w ith k ow ledg ined
from bo ks.In y uropinion,w hich sour is m or im portant? hy
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
Ex erienc is the bestte heris an ld clch, tIagre wih i.The m ost
i po rtant,an som et es the hardest,les on s we lea rn in lfe com e fom our
partcipaton in siuaton s.You c nlea rn everything fom a book
O fcou rse,le rning fom bo s in a form aledu c ton alset ng is also aluable.Its in
schoo ls thatwe le rn the inform aton we e d to fun cto in rsociety W lea rn w to
spea k and wrie an erstand m athem atc lequ aton s.This is allinform aton thatwe
ne d to lve in com un i es and ea rn a lving. Nevertheles ,Ithink thatthe m ost
i po rtantles on s c ntbe taugh t they
have to e ex erienc d No e c n te h s ho w to etalong wih thers orho w to
have self-respec t.As we grow fom chidren into te nagers, e c n teac h s ho w
to e lwih e rpres ure.As we le ve ado lesc nc behind and enteradu lt
lfe, e c n te h s ho w to fal in lov and etm aried.
This shou ldn tstop s fom loo ing for idelnes along the way Te hers and arents
are valuable so rc s ofadv ice when wee y As we enterinto ew stages in r
lves,the adv ic we rec iv fom them is very elpfulbe use they ave alre dy ad
si arex erienc s.Bu ex eriencing rown trium ph s and isasters is rea ly the on ly
way to le rn w to e lwih lfe.
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Now ada s,fo d has be om e easier to pr par .H as this change im pro ed the
w a people lve?
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uransw er .
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
The twenteth c ntury as brough twih itm any adv anc s.W ih tho se adv anc s, m an
lves have chan ed ram atc ly In som e ways lfe is worse, tm osty i is eter.
Chang es in food reparato m eth s,forexam ple, ave i prov ed lves gre ty
The conv enienc ofpreparing fo to ay is am az in Even stov es have go ten too slow
forus.M icrowave cook ing is m uch e sier.W c n res a few bu ton s and m e lis
com pletely coo ed in justa sho rtt e.Peop le used to spend rs preparin an ov en-
coo ed m e l,and w they c n
use thatt e forother, eterthing s.Plus,there are al kind s ofpo rtable, repac kaged
food s we c n He tthem
in the ofic m crowave,and lu ch atwork is qu ick and ea sy
Food reparaton tod ay alows form ore
variety W ih refigerators and fe rs,we c n reserve a lotofdiferentfo s in r
ho m es.Sinc tec h logy m akes co ing so m uch faster, eop le are wi ng to m ake
severaldishes foreven a sm allm ea l.Parents are m ore lkely to letchidren e pick
no w thatthey c n e siy e tthem u som e prepac kaged m ac roni and che se on the
side.Ne dles to say adu ls lving in the sam e hou se m ay av ery iferente tng
habis as wel.I they twantto co a lotofdiferen
dishes,is com o w to e tou tatrestaurants severalt es a we k He lhful
e tng is also e sierthan ever w.W hen eop le coo they se new fatsu st utes
and coo ing sprays to cutfat
and c lories.This redu c s the risk fhe rt ise se and igh cho lesterol.Add i on aly
we c n fuis and egetable fesh, foz n rc nn ed They are e sy to repare,so
m any fus e tm ore oftho se nu tri ou iem s daiy A hu red e rs ago cou ldn t
i agine the proc s oftaking som e foz n fui and ic fom the fe r,ad ing som e
low-faty rtfom a plastc cup and som e juic fom a c n in the refigerator,and
whipp ing a low-fatsm oo thie in the blend er!
O urlfestyle is fast, tpeop le st lk foo W hatnew food reparato
tec hno logy as given s is m ore cho ic s.Tod ay we c n repare fo thatis m ore
conv enient, e lhier,and fgre ter ariety than everbefore in istory
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Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent? Par nts ar the best
teache s.
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uransw er .
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
Throughou tm y lfe,Ihave be n luck
enough to ave a very relaton ship wih m y arents.They ave suppo rted m e,
given m e nec s ary cri cism ,and tau m e a gre tde labo tho w to lve m y lfe.
Parents c n e very i po rtantte hers in rlves;ho wever,they are no talways the
bestte hers.
Parents m ay e to close to theirchidren em oton aly Som et es they c n ly see
theirchidren thou the eyes ofa rote tor.Forexam ple,they m ay l a chids
fe do m in the nam e ofsafety te herm gh tsee a trip to a big ciy as a aluable new
ex erienc .However,itm gh tsee m to ang erou s to a parent.Ano therprob lem is that
parents m ay ex e ttheirchidrens interests to si arto theirown. They c ntse m
to separate fom theirchidren in theirm nd. I they lov e scienc ,they m ay try to force
theirchid to lov e scienc too Butwhatiftheirchids true lov e is art, rwri ng, c r
repair?
Parents are usualy e gerto as on their alue to theirchidren Butsh ld chidren
always beleve whattheirparents do M ay e diferentgeneraton s nee d iferent ways
ofthink ing W hen chidren are
y they eleve thattheirparents are always rig ts.Butwhen they etolder,they
re lz there are otherviews.Som et es parents,espec ialy lderon es,c ntke p
wih rapid socialor tec hno logy chan es.A stud entwho as fiend s ofal diferentrac s
and ac k ro s atscho lm ay find thather arents d tre ly erstan rvalue
the digialrev luto Som et es kid ave to find theirown ways to whatthey eleve
in.
The m osti p rtantthing to re lz is thatwe al have m any te hers in rlves.
O urparents teac h s, rteac hers tea h s,an rpee rs te h s.Bo s and
newspapers and television also te h s.Al ofthem are valuable.
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People aten colege oru ive sity fo m any dif er ntr asons orexa m ple,
new expe ienc s,car pr paration,inc ased k ow ledge.
W hy do u thin people aten coleg
oru ive sity Use spe ific r asons and ex m ples to su orty uransw er .
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
Peop le atend coleges orun iversi es fora lotofdiferentre so s.Ibeleve thatthe
three m ostcom o re son s are to repare fora c re r,to ave new ex erienc s,and
to increa se theirk wledg e ofthem selves and the world around them .
Care rpreparaton is bec om ng m ore and m ore i po rtantto eop le.For
m any this is the pri ary re son to to colege.They w thatthe job m arketis
com pet ve.Atcolege,they c n le rn ew ski forc ree rs wih a loto rtun i es.
This m e ns c ree rs,such as inform aton tec hno logy thatare ex e ted to e d a large
workforc in the com ng e rs.
Also stu ents g to coleges and iversi es to ave new ex erienc s.This ften
m e ns having the oppo rtun iy to m e tpeop le diferentfom tho se in their m etowns.
Form oststud ents, ing to colege is the firstt e theyve bee n away fom ho m e by
them selves.In add i on s,this is the firstt e theyve had to m ak ec ision s on their
own. M akin these e ision s increa ses theirk wledg e o them selves.
Besides loo ing forself-k wledg e,
peop le also aten a un iversiy rcolege
to ex and theirk wledg e in sub jec ts they find interestn Form any this wi be their
lastchanc fora lo t e to le rn ab tsom ethin thatdo esntrelate to
theirc re r.
Iwou ld rec om en thatpeop le no tbe so focused a c re r.They shou ld to
colege to ave new ex erienc s an le rn abou tthem selves and the world they lv in
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In m any cou tries toda the eating habits an lfestyle ofchidr n are
dif er ntfrom those ofpr vious ene ations.Som e people sa this has had a
neg tive efe ton theirhealth.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
Ithas re nty e n sugg ested thatthe way chidren e tand lve no wadays has led to
deterioraton in theirhe lh Ientrely
agre wih this view,and eleve thatthis alarm ng siuaton as com e abo tfor
severalre son s.
To egin wih, there is the wor ying increa se in the am ou tofproc s ed foo that
chidren are e tng atho m e,wih l e rnon e ofthe fesh fui and egetables that
e rlergeneraton s ate every ay Sec ond ly m ore and m ore y eop le
are cho sing to ea tin fast-foo restaurants,which m ay e harm ess c sio aly t
no tevery ay W hatthey e tthere is extrem ely igh in fat,sal and sug ar,al ofwhich
c n e dam aging to theirhea lh
There is also a disturbing ec lne in th am oun tofexercise they et.Schoo ls hav
be om e ob ses ed wih exam s,wih th sho cking resul thatsom e pup is no w do
spo rts atal.To m ake m aters worse,
few even etany exercise on the way to and fom schoo l,as m ostofthem g in their
parentsc rs ratherthan walk cycle.Finaly chidren are spend ing farm ore t e at
ho m e, laying com pu ter am es,watching TV orsuring the Internet.They long er
play tside wih fiend s ortake partin chaleng in tdo ac tvi es.
To sum up alhoug e ofthese chang es cou ld, is own, ave c used widespre d
harm to chidrens he lh there c n
l e doub tthatal ofthem tog etherhav ad a devastatng efec t.This,in m y inion,
c n ly e reversed encou raging chidren to return to m ov tradi on always of
e tng and lving.
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The n m be ofo e w eightchidr n in developed cou tries is incr asing Som e
people thin this is d e to problem s

such as the grow ing n m be offastfo utlets.O the s beleve thatpar nts are
to blam e fornotlo king f er theirchidr n's health.
To w hatextentdo u ag r w ith these iew s?
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k wledg e orex erienc .
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m od elanswer:
There is plenty fevidenc to sugg estthatchidren are ov erweigh tand the siuato
is get n worse,a ording to the m edic lex erts.Ife lthere are a nu m berof re son s
forthis.
Som e peop le blam e the fa tthatwe are suround ed shop s sel ng e lhy faty
food s such as chips and fied chicken atlow pric s.This has cre ted
who le generato fadu ls who ave nevercoo ed a m e lforthem selves.I there
were fewerofthese restaurants,then chidren wou ld tbe tem pted to take-away
food
There is ano therargu m entthatblam es the arents foralowing theirchidren to
be om e ov erweigh t.Iten to agre wih this view, ec use good e tng abis egin
e rly in lfe,long efore chidren startto isi fastfood tets.I chidren are given
chips and cho colate ratherthan rishing food rare always alowed to ch se what
they e t,they wi g forthe swe tand saly food s every t e,and this wi c r y
throu ttheirlves.
There is a third fac tor, wever,which con tribu tes to the siuaton Chidren these ays
take very l e exercise.They walk to scho l.W hen they etho m e,they si in
fon tofthe television rtheircom pu ters an lay ideo am es.Noton ly is this an
unh e lhy ast e,i also ives them t e to e tm ore ju food W hatthey e d is to
go tside and lay a tv am es orspo rt.
The two iews discus ed lay an eq al
role in co tribu tn to the prob lem , tIthin we have to encou rage y eop le to e
m ore a tve,as wel as ste ring them away fom fastfoo tets and ad ea tng abis.
W nee d to have a balanc d app roac h
Position:W rierrefers to a nu m berof re so s in the introdu cto and to the nee d fora
balanc d iew in the con clusion. M ain ideas:Firstsentenc ofthe sec ond aragraph ;
firstand sec ond sentenc s o
the third aragraph ;sec ond sentenc ofthe fou rth aragraph.
Lin e s:and, ac ording to som e peo le,such as,if,then, there is ano therargu m ent,
be use, r,there is a third fa tor,
ho wever, ton ly also, the two iews
discus ed, t,as wel as Refer nc w ords:the,this,who, them selves,these,this
view,they their,them

Topic v cab lary:m edic lex erts,shop s, e lhy faty food s,chips,co ed
take-away food, ch colate,swe tand saly exercise,walk television com p ters,
video gam es, ea lhy ast e,jun foo ac tve gam es,spo rt,fastfood tets
Sentenc types:A wide rang e ofcom plex structures and sentenc s is used
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Now ada s w e ar prod cing m or and m or ru ish.
W hy do u thin this is hap ening hatcan g e nm ents do to help r d c
the am ou tofru ish prod c d?
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
Ithink i is true thatin al ostevery
coun try to ay e h seho ld and fam y rodu c s a large am o tofwaste every we k
M ostofthis rubb ish com es fom the a kaging fom the thing s we buy such as
proc s ed foo Buteven ifwe buy fesh fo wihou tpac kagin we st pro ce
rubb ish fom the plastc bags used everywhere to c r y shopp ing m e.
The re son wh we have so m uch ac kagin is thatwe con sum e so m uch m ore on a
daiy asis than fam es did in the past.Conv enienc is also ery i po rtantin m od ern
lfe,so we buy a kagin rc nn ed food thatc n transpo rted fom lo istanc s
and stored t we nee d i,firstin the sup erm arket,an then ath m e.
However,Ithin the am ou tofwaste rodu c is also a resul ofou rtend ency to se
som ething c an throw i away W e
forgetthateven the che pestplastc bag as used aluable resou rc s and energy to
produ c .W also forgetthati is a so rc ofp luton an ificul to ispo se f.
Ithink therefore,thatgov ernm ents ne d to raise this awarenes in the general lc.
Chidren c n e ed c ted ab env iron m entalis ues atschoo l,bu tadu ls e d to
take ac ton G ov ernm ents c n encou rage such ac ton t ng taxes on ac kaging
such as plastc bags, rov iding rec yclng servic s and thing seho lds and
shop s thatdo tatem p to rec ycle theirwaste.

W ih the po l c lwi ,such m e sures cou ld re ly redu c the am oun tofrub ish we
produ c .Certainly wants to see rresou rc s used and rplanet ison ed
by waste.
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Re ntfigur s show an incr ase in iolentcr im e am ong u gste s u erthe
ag e of18 Som e psycholo ists claim thatthe basic r ason forthis is that
chidr n these day s ar notgeting the socialan em otionallearning they ne d
from par nts an teache s.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include
any relevantexam ples fom y rown wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
Itdo es see m to e true thatparents find te hers have lostthe autho riy they sed to
have,espec ialy in the eyes of te nagers.They are no lo erse n as
m od els forbehavior:hard work l eness and therpo si ve qu al es are se n as old
fashio ed M any eop le have no respec tforthese qu al es orthe peop le who
representthem .In fac t,Ithin when eop le tod ay are so rebel ou s thati's
po s ible thatbo th arents and te hers are afaid to exercise theirautho riy
However,Ido tagre thatthis is the asic re son forthe incre se in te nage
violenc .
W hie Ibeleve i is true thata lac k socialand em oton alle rning co tribu tes to the
prob lem .O therfac tors are surely inv lved:ec ono m c fa tors,forexam ple.I a chid
com es fom a p rfam y and they lve in low-qu al y sin in all esirable are ,
this is sure to afec tthe chid, weverlov ing the parents are.There is also the qu eston
ofwho fiend s are.Ibeleve thatwhen are in rte ns y rfien s have m ore
influenc on than rparents or te hers.Atthatage, wantto e part fa
group, reven a gang, and this m gh le d to rea king the law in a nu m berof ways.
In con clusion whie Iagre thatlac k
socialand em oton alle rning fom parents and te hers is a fac torin the growth
te nage violenc ,Ido tbeleve thati is the on ly rm ain c use.
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Presenta wri en argu m entorc se to an edu c ted rea derwih spec ialst
k wledg e ofthe folowing to ic:
Ac ording to those in the trav elb sines ,the natur ofthe av e ag
'holda 'is changing Rather than se king r lax ing br ak in a far-aw a plac ,
people now w antexitem ento
theirholda s an ar ke n to participate in u sualan chalenging ctivities.
Do u ag r ordisag r ?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.Use y rown ide s, wledg e an ex erienc
and supp rty rargu m ents wih exam ples and wih relevantevidenc .
m od elanswer:
Holdays are i po rtantbec use they rov ide a bre k fom ou rno rm aldaiy rou tne and
fom the world fwork Tradi on aly ldays have be n see n as a t e forrelaxaton
and as an rtun iy
to isi ano thercou try in rderto find
abou tis geog raph and custom s.Nowadays, wever,i se m s thatotherty es of
ho lday are bec om ng popu lar.Som e peop le wanttheirh lday to e a ind fadv enture,
and find this m ore exci ng than ing to the bea h rvisi ng m useum s.O n an
adv enture ho lday m ay stay in ie basic ac om o aton, ratherthan a lux riou s
ho tel.Actvi es m ay in lve thing s such as b sh walkin
orcyclng rm ay form partofan aid rojec tdesign ed to elp com un i es in rem ote
are s.Holdays such as these are larwih eo le ofal ages an c n ften elp
to rom ote tou rism in ruralenv iron m ents.
The incre sing lariy fdang erou spo rts has also sted the nu m berof
adv enture ho ldays;forexam ple,waterspo rts,m ou tain cl bing rparaglding.
These ho ldays are m ore popu larwih the ergeneraton, as they c n e bo th
phy sic ly and m entaly em and in Partcipants are often se king the sortof thri s that
they c nno tgetin rdinary lfe.There is no w gre terawarenes ofthe am aging efec ts
ofm as tou rism an this m ay e on e re son forthe chan ing ature fho ldays.This
c n ly e a good thing Butperhaps peop le are also iscov ering thati is justas
refeshing to take an ac tv lday as i is to le on a bea h -though thatis st a
qu eston fperson al referenc .
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task
Presenta wri en argu m entorc se to an edu c ted rea derwih spec ialst
k wledg e ofthe folowing to ic:
In som e cou tries,m ar iag es are r anged by the par nts b tin othercases,
people cho se theirow n m ar iag partne .
Discus both system s.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.Use y rown ide s, wledg e an ex erienc and
suppo rty rarg m ents wih exam ples and wih relevantevidenc .
m od elanswer:
The ide thata m ar iage shou ld arang ed the parents ofthe coup le, ther
m em bers-ofthe fam y is qu ie ac ptable to som e societes, etcom pletely tof
the qu eston forothers.Ital depend s on rculuralex e taton s.
In so-c led western societes,i is very sualform ariages to e arang ed.
M osty eop le wou ld twelcom e the ide thattheirparents have the righ tto
choo se theirpartnerforlfe.They fe lthatar ang ed m ariages deny them their
fund am entalrig tto choo se,even ifthey m ake a bad ec ision.
However,ifwe are hon estab ti,we m gh tac k wledg e thatsom e parents rganise
theirchidren's lves in such way thatthey are lkely to m e tan m ar y
partners the parents app rov e o Itcou ld
said thatthis is,to som e extent,si arto an arang ed m ar iage.Itis always beter
when fam es supp rtthe relaton ship and welcom e the grand chidren
Peop le forwho m ar ang ed m ariages are the culuralno rm often argu e thatthe
lkelho fthe m ar iage lastng is re terwhen i is setup in this m ann er.Parents
c n e as ured thattheirchidren are joining a fam y fsi arstand ing an culural
ba k rou and this,in th long run, m akes fora m ore stable society ify rparents'
m ar iage was arang ed,
and as worked wel,then wh shou ld eston the custom ?
The i po rtantthin to ensure is that eop le are neverforc d into a m ariag which wi
m ake them unh ap rle d to an equ alrelaton ship where on e partner
is ex loied the other.This app les in al societes an siuaton s.
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Presenta wri en argu m entorc se to an edu c ted rea derwih spec ialst
k wledg e ofthe folowing to ic:

People w ho hav e originalideas ar o m uch gr ater v lue to society than those
w ho r sim ply ble to copy the ideas o the s w el.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this statem ent?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.Use y rown ide s, wledg e an ex erienc and
suppo rty rarg m ents wih exam ples and wih relevantevidenc .
m od elanswer:
Ic rtainly agre thatpeop le who com e up wih ew ide s;in therwords th se who
'in ent'or'discov er'thing s are ter ibly i po rtantto society as a who le.However,Ialso
thin there is a role in society for i ators.
No e wou ld eny thatkey ind ividu als m ustbe than ed forprov iding s wih c rtain
fac i es thatwe use every ay W here,wou ld we be,forexam ple,wihout asic iem s
such as the washin m ac hine,
the television and m ore rec nty the com pu ter? These iem s are no w used so
regu larly thatwe tend to take them for ranted.
In fac t,the society we lve in to ay as e om e increa sing ly con sum er-oriented and
whie i m ay e po s ible to con stanty ate and i prov e con sum ergoo s,
every e where Ilve c n aford the pric s fthese inno aton s.Furtherm ore no
every e lves in an area thathas ac s ibi y to the latestm od els on the m arket.For
this rea son, there is a value to e plac d eing able to rov ide good cop ies of
ex ensive iem s.
Having said that,c rtain innov aton s hav a m ore seriou s i pac ton rlves than
con sum erg s and c nno te siy replc ted Vialm edicines lke penici n and
va ines againstdang erou s dise ses
also existbec use peop le m ade con tnu aleforts to evelop them .Scientfic idea s
such as these enable us to lve long erand esc pe i nes .
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Presenta wri en argu m entorc se to an edu c ted rea derwih spec ialst
k wledg e ofthe folowing to ic:
Som e people beleve thatcom p ter s are m or a hin ranc than a help in toda 's
w orld.O the s fe lthatthey r such in ispensable to ls thatthey w ould no be
able to lve orw ork w ithoutthem .
In whatways are com pu ters a ind ranc ?
W hatis y rop inio

You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.Use y rown ide s, wledg e an ex erienc and
suppo rty rarg m ents wih exam ples and wih relevantevidenc .
m od elanswer:
The adv anc d `M in m ac hines'so c led
`the Com pu ters'are no tthe best rodu cts oflatestte hno logy O ne c nnot
i agine the adv anc m entoflfe and Scienc s wihou tthese m a hines.
Butlke otherac hievem ents;they av
theirown and ad efe ts as se n wih ex erienc and as age oft e.In m y
op inion they are go ifused for edu c ton aland eneficialuses forhea lh and lving
etc.
Basic ly twenteth c ntury ad e n fam ou s foris latestCom pu terte hn iq es and
theirapp lc ton rlves.Datas sh wn Com pu ters help s to as es h m uch
edu c ton is co cted through this m edia.The as es m entways as wel as
exam naton s are i prov ed. M oreov er erso alski s ofre ding an wri n are farm ore
i prov ed through Com pu ters.M oreo erScienc and tec hno logy rog res ed i ensely
wih com p ters.Resea rchers lke clon ing and transplants
are o ly s ible wih m od ern com p teriz d ski s.
G ood eston com es to es m nd
where wi this Com pu terwou ld take u ext? Certainly e k ws!W m ght
ex lore new plann ers.M ay e we wi buy ses on M o M ars orJup ior.O rwe m gh t
loo se ou rown ident y O ne c nno forgetthe end f2000 m enn ium when every
was in chaos to think whatwil app en ifthe com pu ters crash? The a ro lanes were
go ing to crash and the trains wou ld coloid. ThatSho w we are forc d to thin thaton e
shou ld tbe epend enton these m ac hine afteral we are hu m ans.W are here to
com an com pu ters no tthem to rderus.
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This is an swerwri en y a cand id te
who chiev d Band score.Here is the ex am iner's com ent:
The c nd idate has atem pted to rganize som e good arg m ents wih ald exam ples
and com plex ide s.There is som e relevant c bu lary clon ing and sy m s av id
repet on bad efec ts v ind ranc , efec ts v elp.However,the argu m ents in
paragraph are n tcle rand the 'against'argu m ents are con tained in the final
paragraph, wih separate con clusio There are fequ entgram atc linac urac ies
scienc and te hn logy rog res ed Rese rchers lke clon ing, where wi this com pu ter
wou ld take us,thatsho w we.This answerhas also lostm arks bec use i is too sho rt
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Discus the adv ntag es and disadv ntag es ofhav ing car.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Nowadays,as roads are bec om ng m ore and m ore crowded, eop le are con sidering
bo th the adv antages and isadv antages o aving a c rbefore they e.
The m ain adv antage ofthe c ris thatit ives the fe d m to travelwhen and where y
want,wihou tbeing l ed to fixed rou tes and t etables.W hatis m ore, c n c r y
severalpas en ers and as m uch lug age as y lke,atno extra cost.In ad i on to
this, c n travelin com fortin a c r,wih a se tto rself
and the po s ibi y fcom forts such as a m usic system and aircond i on ing.
O n the otherhand wning a c ris very ex ensive.As wel as the pric ofthe c r,the
costoftax insuranc , etroland repairs m ustalso e co sidered efore ing.
M oreov er,the incre se in trafic m e ns thatdrivers are spen ing m ore and m ore t e
stuck in trafic jam s.Perhap the m ajordisadv antage ofc rs in eneral
is the hug e dam age thatthey to m an lfe and to the env iron m ent,and all
m otorists m uch ac ptthatthey are m akin a sm al co tribu ton to this.
To sum up rov ided ave a s to an eficientpub lc transpo rtsystem ,then
buy ing and ru ing rown c rco ld con sidered an ex ensive lux ry
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Com par the adv ntag es and disadv ntag es ofthr ofthe folow ing s m edia
forcom u icating
inform ation.State w hich y u conside to
be the m ostef ec tive.

com cs
book
radio
television
fim
the tre
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
In rdaiy lfe,we always com un ic te inform aton thro the m edia,such as
television radio fi ,These m edia hav iferentadv antages and isadv antages for s.
Now,Iam go ing to com pare th adv antages an isadv antages ofboo s,television and
fi .
Book s bring s diferentk wledg e.It ases on whatBo we re d. A fam o Chinese
tradi on alverse which escribed s is a trea sure.W c n find a g lden se in
there.M oreov er,when we wantto re d i,we c n find i ea siy such as store,
lbrary W c n also lea rn a lot fwords fom b s.And i c n i prov rre ding an
wri ng ski s.
However, s always are n tatrac tv forchidren ry ster.Itis bec use
book s are qu ie bo ring. A lotofwords and les pictures inside the bo s,com pare to
television televisio as pictures and sound we don 'thave to re d a lotofwords in
television Butsom e artstin televisio rog ram e orfi , ring a bad i age to s.
Then som e chidren ry ers wili ate theirbehaviou r.Som e fi also rin a
wrong m es age to s,Forexam ple,they are always sm o ing in fi s.Itse m s that
sm o ing is good an sm art.Itc used m any ers i ate them sm ok ing
In con clusion s,televisio an fim ave m any adv antages and isadv antages.I
c nno twrie al in ere.And we hav choo se the m edia c refuly
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This is an swerwri en y a cand id te who chiev d Band score.Here is the
e am iner's com ent:
This answerdescribes som e relevant adv antages and isadv antages ofbo s,TV and
fi s,alhoug these are som et es un cle rorno tsuficienty evelop ed. The script

loses m arks, wever, ec use i do esn'tanswerthe eston abou t`which m edium is
m ostefec tve'and also ec use i is und erthe m ni um leng th on ly words.
The wrierhas tried to rganise ide s and ses paragrap ing to structure th respo se.
However,the m es age is con fused att es an the answeris incom plete.Som e ide s
are ln ed app rop riately tthere is a lotof repet on ac ros sentenc s.
The wrieruses a l ed rang e of lang age q ie repet vely and there are ly si ple
sentenc s.However,these are ften ie ac urate,alho there are m an exam ples
ofbasic er ors in ram arand ctuaton.
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W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
Itis be om ing m or an m or dificultto escape the influenc ofthe m edia
ourlves.
Discus the adv ntag es and disadv ntag es oflving in a m edia rich society
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
The m edia is abo tcom un ic ton an suppo se m ostofus wou ld agre that,as
hu m an eing s we ne d to com un ic te.W ne d to w whatis go ing in the world
generaly;we wantto e entertained and to ee p in tou ch wih eo le.O lderm edia,
such as newspapers,radio and TV elp s d this, tthe newerm edia, artcularly the
internetand m ob ie
phon es g further.W have m ore cho ic in term s ofwhatwe watch rwho we talk to
Ihave an I-Phon e which alows m e -just sing e devic -to m ake pho e c ls, se
the internet,lsten to m usic, lay am es and watch ideos.And i's all
i ediate,and rtable.Itm akes y fe lin con trol, tthere arc disadv antages too
Peop le are always textng and em ai n e h therand ifthey 'thave their e or
laptop around they fe lcutof.Also ave y se n a gro ftee nagers
in a c fe where they're no ttalking to ea h ther, tusin theirphon es? It's a very
com on sigh tthese days,which m an eop le fe lis wor ying, as we se m to refer
using tec hn logy to fa -to-fac e com un ic ton
W are also spo i forcho ic -perhaps too m uch cho ic .There are so m any TV
chann els, tso m any fthe prog ram es are poo rqu al y There's also so m uch
adv ertsing al arou s,trying to ersuade us to thing s we don 'tre ly e d. To
survive in such a society ave to e very aware ofthe po werthe m edia c n ave
ov ery ra ton s and rop inion s,and try tto leti con trol rlfe.

To m y m nd, there's no twe lve in m edia-rich society and there's no thing we c n
do abou tthat.W hatwe c n is use the m edia respon sibly and tleti use us.
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Chidr n should neve be ed cated at
hom e by theirpar nts.Do u ag r o disag r ?
Discus the adv ntag es and disadv ntag es fory u g people w ho de ide to
do this.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Nobody c n say wih con fidenc thatchidren shou ld e taugh tatho m e orat
any chidren's inst uton s.There are m any iferentchidren and every e dem an
ofedu c ton suiable on ly forhi .
Butform ostofchidren the bestway le rning the lfe is bein in the chidren's
inst uton s.Nobod wou ld argu e that
con tac ts betwe n chidren fthe sam e age are very i po rtantforbring ing rchid
Such a co ta tis very i po rtantfor laying, entertaining and le rning lving wih ther
peop le.The harm o iou s lving wih therpeop le,to m y m nd, is the firsttask forany
m an. La k fthis harm ony sets prob lem s and troub les.
The chidren e d spac to run and m ak ise,to jum p and cry Do ry
neighbou rs alow these ac ton s fory chid? I y lve in town, i is dificul to find a
safe pla to lay Kind ergartens ive such a po s ibi y They ive spac , lotoftoy s
and con structo s forphy sic lexercises.So, ify ave bad lving co i on s,the
kind ergarten is the bestway fory Butify ave a large fam y wih m an chidren
and en spac , m ay e p rchid atho m e.
You shou ld e sure thatthe chid fee ls, res ed and com fortable.His brothers and
sisters give hi nec s ary con tac ts.It's tc d long ago thatchidren in ig fam es
are m uch m ore e sy-tem pered and c l .They are loc ted in m ore arm on ic world
than thers.
Som et es diferenc s in age pu ttro les in con tac ts betwe n chidren in large
fam es.Then i is beterforchid to sentto the kind ergarten schoo l.Butif ar els
don 'tlastfora long t e,everything is al righ t.In eneral, ar els evelop abi y to
coop erate wih eo le.They evelop a person alini atve and
forc set ng the balanc .In such a way the chid ets les on s oflfe.Add ly the arels
often take plac in ind ergartens and schoo ls an we sh ldn 'tfe ri.

Side by side wih q ar els parents often
are afaid fcolds which app en in ind ergartens m ore fequ enty Parents refer
ke ping the chid atho m e.Butfora e lhy chid cold ifi nes oc urs,it es is
no rm alcou rsec n'tm ake big arm to the chid And ifthe chid is adaptable to the
cond i on s ofpub lc
plac s e rleri wo ld e beterforhi in future.
In eneral,Iam a folowerofthe theory ee ping chidren in adapted lac s such as
good ind ergartens.Butke ping chidren in such a plac c n'treplac fam y and m e.
O nly tog etherthey m ake harm on ic an e utfulu ion
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Resear h in icates thatthe characte istics w e ar born w ith hav m uch m or
influenc on ourpe sonalty n developm entthan any expe ienc s w e m a ha e
in ourlfe.
W hich do u consider to be the m ajo influenc ?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Tod ay the way we con siderhu m an sycho logy and m entaldevelop m entis e viy
influenc d the genetc scienc s.W no w und erstand the i p rtanc of in eried
charac teristcs m ore than ever efore.Yetwe are st u able to ec ide whetheran
ind ividu als person al y and evelop m entare m ore influenc d enetc fa tors
natureorby the env iron m entnu rture.
Rese rch, relatng to identc ltwins, as igh lgh ted w sig ific ntinh eried
charac teristcs c n e foran ind ividu al's lfe.Butwhetherthese charac teristcs are
able to evelop wihin the person al y an ind ividu alsurely epend s on whetherthe
circum stanc s alow such
develop m ent.Itsee m s thatthe ex erienc s we have in lfe are so redictable and so
po werul,thatthey c n storov er-ride
otherinfluenc s,and there see m s to lenty frese rch find ing s to con firm this.M y
own iew is thatthere is no e m ajor influenc in a person 's lfe.Inste d the trais we
inh eri fom ou rparents and the siuaton and ex erienc s thatwe
encou terin lfe are con stanty interac tng Itis the intera ton fthe two thatshapes a
person 's person al y and ictates ho w thatperson al y evelop s.Ifthis were no ttrue,we
wou ld e able to redictthe behaviorand charac terofa erson fom the m om entthey
were bo rn. In con clusion, Ido tthin thateiher ature ornu rture is the m ajor
influenc on a person, tthatbo th ave po werul efec ts.How these fac tors interac tis
st l wn tod ay and they rem ain largely redictable in a person s lfe.

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W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
M any people sa thatthe only w a to uarante geting d job is to com plete
a course ofu ive sity ed cation.O the s claim thatitis beterto startw ork afer
scho lan g in expe ienc in the w orld ofw ork.
H ow fardo u ag r ordisag r w ith the abo e view s?
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
W rie atle st2 words.
m od elanswer:
Itis pro ably true to say thatm ostpeop le eleve thata un iversiy degre is the o ly
way to eta go job. Ithin this is true in c rtain area s,whie in therare s,
degre is no tas useful.
To egin wih, m an eop le hav am bi on s to ec om e a qu alfied rofes io aland there
is no tthat ec om n a do ctorora lawyer,for exam ple,is on ly s ible wih a
degre .An therad antage ofgradu atng fom iversiy is thati gives y m ore
cho ic s when i com es to cho sing a job. M ostem ploy ers wi be m ore i pres ed
c nd idate who as a degre than they wou ld e by e who ly as high school
qu alfic ton s be use i sho ws a c rtain levelofintel genc and edu c ton, as wellas
the com entan self-disciplne thatis ne ded In rderto study a degree cou rse for
three orfou rye rs.
O n the otherhand there m gh tbe som e enefi to startng rc re rea rly espec ialy
ify rcho sen field is one which es no tty ic ly requ ire a iversiy edu c ton. This
wou ld app ly to som ebody who wants to e a c rm ec hanic, ra fashion esign er,for
instanc ,who wou ld tnec s ariy ain any thing fom g ing to iversiy The and s-
on ex erienc y ain in rjob whie others are study ing fora degree c n ive y
a distnctadv antage.Ion c re d
abou ta m an who leftscho latsixte n and
wenton to ec om e a we lhy and suc s fulinv est entbrok er.He clai ed thathe had
le rned al he ne ded to working in is cho sen field and thathe cou ld thave
don e any eterby et n egre .
So, to con clud e,i is po s ible to eta good jo wihou tgo ing to iversiy Having said
that,som e profes ion s,such as the law,requ ire y to ave a degre and as stated
abov e a Universiy egre cou ld tentaly en m ore do rs when loo ing fora job

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By p ishing m urde s w ith the death penalty society is also uito com iting
m urde .Ther for ,lfe in prison is a bet er p ishm entfo m urder s.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this statem ent?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elan swer:Disag re
Istro ly sup rtthe dea th enaly fo m urderers.In tod ay's society lfe is very
violent.There are m any m entaly-il
peop le com ng cri es and al ost thing wi stop them .W hav interviewed
c ptured cri nals who say "Iwas go ing to i hi ,bu tIk ew thatIcou ld etthe de th
penaly ifIdid. So justlefthi there."O bv iou sly aving the e th enaly saves lves
and thatm akes a si ve diferenc to society
I a cri naldo es m urdersom eon e,and then ets the de th enaly thatisn'tsociety's
faul.Every e k ws abou tthe e th enaly as a pun ishm entform urder.So, the
person who m urders is re ly i ng i selfatthe sam e t e he is i ng is vict .
The m urdererhas m ade the cho ic to ie.
Itis i p rtantto rem em berthatthe de th enaly is used ly forpeop le who av
com ed ery seriou s cri es.For exam ple,a wom an sho ta po lc ofic r
when she was trying to esc pe fom jai.She was alrea dy a conv icted cri nalwhen
she com ed m urder,and she eserves the de th enaly
Peop le ne d to ac ptresp sibi y for theirac ton s.Pu ishing m urderers wih the
de th enaly is o e way thatsociety c n elp eop le to re lz /re lse the
con seq enc s oftheirdec ision s.
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By p ishing m urde s w ith the death penalty society is also uito
com iting m urde .The for ,lfe in
prison is a bete p ishm entfo m urde s.

To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this statem ent?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elan swer:Agre
"Do as Isay tas Ido "This is whatsociety tels us when i pun ishes m urderers wih
the de th enaly Society tels us thatm urderis wrong, and in rlegalsystem ,m urder
is againstthe law.Yetwe st see rsociety i m urderers,and thu s we are
com n m urderou rselves.Forthis re so the de th enaly sho ld end and
inste d m urderers shou ld e p ished wih lfe in rison
Society e ds to sho w a po si ve m od elo w ou rlves shou ld e and w peop le
shou ld a t.W sh ld always strive to i prov e ou rsiuaton, to e atpe and in
harm ony wih thers.However,when we ki m urderers,we are no tworking to i prov e
ou rsociety Inste d, we are stoop in to the cri nals'level.
Itm akes m e thin abou tthe reveng e thatc m e when laying am es wih m y rothers.
W hen we were kids/chidren m y rotherwou ld take m y toy s,so Iwou ld it i an take
m y toy s bac k Then e wou ld i m e harderand take the toy s again Thin in fthe
de th enaly Ii agine a m urdererki s som eon e.Society takes
reveng e by i ng the m urderer.This le ves behind the m urderer's fam y and fien s,
who ave trem end s ang erinside fthem ,which they m ay rele se on to society The
cycle ofki ng es on and
Society shou ld tcond em n eop le who are taking the sam e ac ton thatsociety is
taking Society tels us no tto i ,and etsociety i s when i exercises the de th
penaly Bec use ofthis con tradicton we shou ld end the de th enaly and inste d
pun ish m urderers by sentencing them to lfe in rison
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task
Som e people thin thata sense o com petition in chidr n should be
encourag ed.O ther s beleve that chidr n w ho r taugh to co-ope ate rathe
than com pete be om e m ore usefulad lts.
Discus both these view s an give y ur w n opinion.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.

G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Nowadays, rpo se ofedu c ton ein chang ed in Kore .There are som e Peop le who
thin thatcom pet on in chidren shou ld e m ade,also thers beleve thatchidren who
are taugh tto co-op erate as wel as bec om e m ore usefwladu ls.There are adv antages
and isadv antages forbo th fthe arg m ents.
To egin wih, whatis good ifa sense of com pet on m chidren is m ade They cou ld
develop e them selves m ore an m ore as they le rn and study a lotto win fo the
com pet b To ro e this,in Kore ,itis popu lar-even com on w -to ave a tutor
who com e to stud ent's hou se to te h extra piec s ofstu wih aying a lotof m on ey
They le rn fasterthan whatthey le rn atscho l.Furtherm ore, ring the a ton s,
stud ents study abroad to le rn Eng lsh fora m on th instea d frevise
schoo lwork I they ave ex eri ents such as stu abroad, i is on e ofthe re test
plus po intto to the fam ou wel-k wn igh -schoo l.M oreov er,there are fo rbig
schoo lexam and two aton alexam naton s to teststud ents'levelof stud ies.
G eneraly ly the high est4
c n to the good atrty igh schoo ls and coleges.Chidren lea rn as m uch as they
c n to wi the com pet on to tain al y schoo ls.
O n the otherhand as they are bu sy to enterthe schoo ls and study ind ividu aly wih
theirown tutors,there are prob lem s.They e om e selfish They ec om e c reles and
don 'thelp thers alotifi is abou tstu ies.There wi be n co-o eraton s forthem .
Then, wh are there com panies form any eop le to work in?
Ea h fthem are clever, wever,there are we k arts and strong arts fore h
person. To co-op erate is to i prov e this art.Peop le talk and lsten to whatothers
thm king fand le rn. Thatco ld also e a rea toppo rtu iy to le rn instea d le rning
alon e wih e tea her.
In con clusion Istrong ly agre wih thatchidren sh ld e taugh tto co-op erate rather
than com pete.Nobody is perec t.Peo le le rn tog ether,work tog etherto evelop
e h ther.Therefore,Iwant arents and te hers to ed c te chidren con c ntratng
on co-op eraton com pete and ran ing them .
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This is an swerwri en y a cand id te who achiev d Band score.Here is the
e am iner's com ent:
Alhou the answercon siders the m ain is ues in the qu eston, i de ls m uch m ore wih
the aspec tof'com pet on 'than it es wih 'co-op erato '.Som e ofthe sup rtng
exam ples are ov erdevelop ed and ivertthe rea deraway fom the argu m ent.However,
the m ain ints are relevantand the wrier's po intofview is eneraly cle r.
The argu m enthas a log ic lprog res ion and there is som e good se ofln ing
ex res ion s,thou the use ofrhetoric l eston s to sig altop ic chan es is not ery
skiful.There are also exam ples o erusing m arkers,an fer ors in referencing

The c nd idate tries to se a rang e of langu age, tthere are regu larer ors in word
cho ic an word form ,and this c sion aly c uses prob lem s forth re der.
Si arly a rang e ofstructures is atem pted tno talways wih con trolof
pun ctuaton rgram ar.However,the m e ning is generaly cle r.
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
Sam ple 47
Fam i es w ho do notsen theirchidr n to e nm ent-financ d scho ls should
notbe r q ir d to pa tax es that su ortu ive saled cation.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elan swer:Disag re
Fam es who tsend theirchidren to lc schoo lshou ld e requ ired to ay taxes
thatsuppo rtpub lc edu c ton
Every chid in m y coun try is requ ired to atend schoo lan every chid is welcom e to
enrol athis/herloc lpu lc schoo l.Som e fam es choo se to send theirchidren to
otherschoo ls,and i is their rerog atve to so However,the pu lc scho ls are used
by the m ajoriy fo chidren and m ustrem ain en for
every e.Forexam ple,m y cle senthis two chidren to a private ac dem y for ri ary
schoo l.Then e losta hu am oun tofm on ey through som e poor inv est ents and he
cou ld lon eraford the private sch l's tui on The chidren ea siy transfered to
theirloc lpub lc schoo land lked i even m ore than theira dem y The pub lc schoo ls
suppo rted theirfam y when they ad m on ey to edu c te theirchidren.
Be use the pu lc schoo ls edu c te so m any ci z ns,every e in m y coun try-
whethera parentorno t-shou ld ay taxes to suppo rtou redu c ton alsystem .W all
benefi fom the ed c to thatstud ents re ive in lc schoo l.O urfuture ctors,
fire figh ters,and tea herspeop le
who m we rely every ay-are edu c ted in loc lpub lc schoo ls.W hen a person is in
troub le,i's re s uring to w thatth se who wi help -such as fire figh ters-k w
whatthey're do ing e use they re ived training in schoo land later.Prov iding an
exc lentedu c to in the lc scho lsystem is vialto the streng th fou rcom un iy
and coun try
O urgov ernm entm ustoferthe bestedu c ton avaiable, ti c n ly so wih the
financialas istanc ofal is ci z ns.Therefore,every e-includ ing fam es who t
send theirchidren to lc schoo l-sh ld sup rtp lc edu c to aying taxes.

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You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
Fam i es w ho do notsen theirchidr n to e nm ent-financ d scho ls should
notbe r q ir d to pa tax es that su ortu ive saled cation.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elan swer:Agre
Fam es who tsend theirchidren to ernm ent-financ d schoo lsh ld tbe
requ ired to ay taxes thatsuppo rt
un iversaledu c to
W hen fam es sen theirchidren to -pub lc thatis, arochialand rivateschoo ls,
they m ustpay tui on and therschoo lex enses.Spend ing add i on alm on ey to ay
taxes cre tes an even re terfinancialhardship forthese fam es.They m ustm ake
sac rific s,trying to av enough m on ey to ay forschoo lin
add i on to therbi s.Forexam ple,m y fiend Am ala is a sing le m otherwih an eigh t-
ye r-old son And rew.Be use they survive solely erincom e,m on ey is tgh t.
Am ala works atlea st10 rs of ert e e h we k to cov erAnd rew's schoo l
ex enses.This gives Am ala and And rew les t e to spend tog ether,an she is
always so tred thatshe is i patent wih i when they ave fam y t e.Cle rly
this extra ex ense is an fair
bu rden forhard-working arents lk
Am ala.
W hie som e peop le m ay con sider arochialorprivate sch lto e a lux ry form any
fam es i is es entalbec use theircom un iy's pub lc schoo ls fai to m e ttheir
chidren's ne ds.Unfortun ately e to shrin in ets,m any schoo ls la k wel-
qu alfied, ex erienc d edu c tors.Chidren m ay e taugh tby som eo e who
is no ta c rtfied tea herorwho ws l e abou tthe su jec tm ater.Som e rob lem s
are even m ore seriou s.For exam ple,the pub lc high scho lin m y ld
neighbo rh /neig rhood ad serious safety rob lem s, e to stud ents bring ing
gun s, rug s,and alcoho lto schoo l.Aftera ang -related shoo tng c ured atthe high
schoo l,m y arents fel thatthey ad cho ic bu tto enrol m e in a parochial
schoo lthatwas k wn forbeing ery safe.Unfortun ately even when fam es prefer
pub lc scho ls,som et es they c n'tsend theirchidren to e.These fam es are
bu rdened ton ly forpaying ex enses atan thersch l, talso eing forc d to
pay taxes to suppo rta pub lc schoo lthatthey tuse.

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Sam ple 49
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
As the w orld be om es te h olo icaly dv nc d,com p te s ar r placing
m or an m or jobs.
Desc ibe som e job positions thatm a be
lostbe ause ofcom p te s, n discuss tleastone problem thatm a r sult.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
W hen com pu ters firstm ade theirway into the bu sines se tor,every e beleved that
they wou ld m ake peop le's job s ea sier.
W hatwas no tex e ted was thatcom p ters wou ld el nate job s.Besides co tribu tng
to em ploy m ent,these autom ated
workers often ex ibi inadequ ate job erorm anc .
A nu m berofjob s have be n lostas a irec tresul ofnew com pu tertec hno lo Ticket
agents in ariou s transp rtaton fac i es,fom sub way/und ergroun stato s to airpo rts
are virtualy existentthese days.Bank telers hav ee n re ty redu c d e to
autom ated an m a hines.In add i o m any c llc nters/c ntres thathave help lnes
are al ostentrely com pu teriz d/com pu terised A few ye rs ago Iworked as a helperin
ou rloc llbrary Tod ay this po si on es no texist, ec use six ew com pu ters have
be n instaled The nu m berofpo si on s lostto com pu ters grows ex entaly and
un em ploy m entcon tnu es to etworse.W hie a com pu term ay e siy ac hieve the m ain
tasks ofthese job s,m ostcom pu ters fal sho rtwhen custom ers have a un iqu
requ estorprob lem .A pre-paid tcket th es no thave insig tabo tthe
entertainm entdistrictand c nno toferfiend ly irec ton s to a tou rist.Si arly an
autom ated an m a hine c nno rov ide as istanc and re s uranc to custom erwho
has justhad is credi c rd stolen. An m ore often than t,autom ated telephon e
op erators c nno answerthe on e qu eston thatwe have,and we end wai ng the
lne to spe k wih som eon e any way Every t e Igo into the lbrary where Iworked I
no tce elderly eop le who 'tk w ho w to se the com pu ters and c n'tfin any e to
help.
In the future,Ibeleve a new bu siness trend wi ev lve.As com pu ters el nate job s,
new po si on s wi have to inv ented. M ore and m ore peop le wi go

into sines forthem selves,an efuly tthe perso altou ch ac k into sines .I
beleve thatthe h m an workforc wi dem on strate thati is m ore aluable than
com pu ters.
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Trafic an housing problem s in m ajo cities could be solved by m o ing larg
com panies an factories an theirem plo e s to the cou tryside.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
These days wih increa sing rban laton s,there are m ajorprob lem s
wih con eston an to ly the pric , also avaiabi y fac om od ato in
large ci es ofthe world. Itse m s thatone s ible soluton cou ld e to reloc te large
com panies and fac tories as wel as theirrespec tve em ploy e s ou tofthese urban are s
and into m ore ruralon es.In m y inio Istrong ly agree thatthis wou ld ave a desired
efec tin m aking ci es
m ore lvable.
To egin wih, the trafic prob lem in ci es esnton ly existfom com utn em ploy e s,
bu talso the generalpub lc travel ng around the ciy W hie this m ay e a fac t,ifthe
nu m berofworkers ehicles is red c d ciy stre ts,a large erc ntage oftrafic wi
obv iou sly
de lne in rush rs.Forexam ple, ea k rtrafic is un tedly m ade up largely
ofstaf fom com panies go ing to and fom ho m e.
Se ond ly in regards to sing rob lem s, laton s wi always co tnu e to row in
ci es and therefore inadv ertenty e re se the nu m berofchea p and avaiable
apart ents.This is c rtainly iou s, wever,a large propo rton these apart ents
are oc up ied em ploy e s fom large firm s and their
fam es.I this workforc is reloc ted to sing estates in the coun try ciy
apart entblocks wi fal in ric and c rtainly incre se in avaiabi y
In con clusion reloc tng workers to ruralare s to work and reside, ea v trafic
cond i on s and lac k fadequ ate ac om od aton in ciy c ntres wil iou sly chang e
forthe beter.As faras Im con c rned, Iagre thatthe ernm entshou ld enforc
such a law in rderto incre se ou rstand ard flving in rhec tc ciy lfe.

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Com panies should encourag e em plo e s w ho w ork in a high position to leav e at
the ag e of55 in orde to iv p ortu ities to the new gene ation.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Itotaly isagre wih the ide ofhigh -levelem ploy e s lea ving atthe age of55 to m ake
roo m forthe up com ng eneraton. W hie i is true thatthe energy leveland
fesh ide s ofy th c n rejuv enate a com pany the stea dy and fex erience c n
st bestgu ide a com pany in m ostc ses.
In Eng lsh there is a saying, You c nttea h an ld ew tricks.In the fast-pac d
world fbu sines , lstered even fasterhi-tec h innov aton s,a y erm ore lant
m nd wou ld se m to e able to adapt wih re terflexibi y whie such an env iron m ent
m gh tbogg le an lderm ore set-in-is-ways m nd. Take,forexam ple,M icrosofts Bi
G ates,who se energy and ri antinsigh ts as a y th elped i to ion e rnew ter iory
in the com pu tersoftware world and establsh a digialem pire.Now as a m ore m ature
CEO ,this ing fthe c om pu term oun tain is con stanty the verge ofbein cked
do wn com n igerat entrepreneurs.
However,i is n w the ex erienc he has ac um ulated as an lderm an which e p i
on top. So com bining the vigou rand innov aton fy erworkers wih the ex erienc
ofolderworkers wo ld see m to e the winn ing and in the world sines .
The as erto is to ive oppo rtun i es to
the y ergeneraton. I every e retres at55 there wi be sm alerpoo lof
ex erienc atthe com pany So, who wilsh w them the rop es ofthe trade Itwou ld e
as ifwe lopp ed f the lastfew chapters fa textbook O n this po intthe arg m ent wou ld
see m to e bu i on false resum pton s.
And thin fal the otherprob lem s retrem entat55 wou ld cre te.W ih lfe
ex e tancy in m an ad anc d aton s at
70 -plus ye rs, w wou ld the state alo
wih rivate enterprises be able to sup rttheirretrem entpension s? The ec ono m c
repercus io s ofsuch an idea cou ld rea t.
Besides,the W stern form ofc pialsm is i on com pet on and m eri and
senioriy ac ording to age,and em ocra y is bu i on equ al y foral regardles o es
age,so the argu m entcle rly go es againstthese two i ars ofW stern society

G ranted, m y coun ter-argu m ents are erhaps as si plstc as the originalas erton
iself, twihou tq alfying th as erton wih re tersu rtng evidence r
ba k rou inform aton, th sides c n e argu ed Nevertheles ,even aftertho ro ly
con siderin the arg m ent, eleve Iwou ld st adh ere to m y
viewpo intthatthe as erton lac ks m eri for the aforem enton ed re son s.Besides,when I
am 55 Ido tfancy the ide ofbeing
pu tou tto asture.Ithink Iwi st be full fvial y and ave a desire to work so e
m y work la wi view m e as a trea sure hou se ofvaluable ex erienc to as alon to
the nextgeneraton and e p m e on t Iam atle st6 ifno tolder.
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Sam ple 52
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Som e people sa the g e nm entshould notp tm oney into b iding theatr s
an sports stadium s;they should spend
m or m oney n m edicalcar and ed cation.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
W hatwou ld the world e lke wihou Shakespe re orthe O lym pics? W hie m edic lc re
and ed c ton are perhaps the igh estc uses to which m on ey c n con tribu ted the
arts and athletcs are in som e ways justas valuable.So to ask the
gov ernm entto textend suppo rtto these two are s cou ld e justas detri entalto the
welfare ofsociety as the lac k suficienthe lh c re and edu c to
The Rom ans beleved in m ens sana in corpo re sano .In sho rt,thatthere is ind ee d
a corelato etwe n a he lhy and ea lhy m nd. W hen we are e lhy we
fe lbeterand so are m ore
lkely to e produ ctve a dem c ly Plus,the prac tc ofspo rts c n also te h s the
very sam e disciplne we ne d forou stud ies.W hy even a brisk walk
watching an exci n athletc m atch c n refesh the m nd forgre terwork M oreov er,
spo rts c n serve to cre te e lhierb ies,which in turn wou ld serve as a form of
preventve m edicinethereby cut ng wn m edic lcosts.In the sam e vein, the arts
are k wn to
indu c a sense ofwel-being in erorm ers and aud ienc alke,redu cing m ental
prob lem s and theiras ociated sic lm anifestaton s and again, m edic lcosts.As

such iding the tres and stadium s,which spu rinterestin the arts and spo rts
respec tvely a tualy wou ld e prac tc ly identc lto spend ing m on ey m edic lc re
and ed c ton!
Now Irea lz the q eston spec ific ly add res es the bu iding fthe tres an
spo rts stadium s by ernm ent.Som e peop le wou ld con tend athletcs and the arts
c n st be enjoy ed and rac tc d
wihou tsuch con structon s.Iwou ld az rd thatthese bu iding s stan as the alars to the
spo rts and arts worlds,inspiring
wou ld-be athletes and erorm ers.W ihou such enu es where wou ld spo rts spec tators
and m usic aficion ado s be able to enjo
these events? Now som e otherpeop le wou ld also say sines cou ld su rttheir
con structon twe k w the avaric ofb sines cou ld ery lkely jeop ardiz the lofty
spiri ofathletcs and the arts justas wel.Therefore,alowing ernm entto retain
som e say in the m ateron ehalfofthe peo le wou ld, eleve, e in the bestinterest
ofthe eo le.
In sh rt,as long as the g ernm entdo es erbo ard in is ex end iures fo these
bu idin s and ses such enu es fo the benefi ofal,then, as m enton ed ab e, eop le
wi benefi in term s ofbo th
m edic lc re and edu c ton as wel.This is tto say the gov ernm entshou ld eglec t
m edic lc re and edu c ton, tratherto think fthis no tas an eiher-orch ic bu
as a win-win siuaton foral.434 words
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Som e people thin thatitis im portantto hav e a single languag e as an
inter nationaloficiallanguag e.O ther s thin thatitw i m ake itdificultto
identify cou tries an cause a los o cultur .
W hatar y uropinions on this?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
W ih the adv entofglob alz ton com on langu age to fac i ate trade and
com un ic ton see m s ineviable.Som e se the develop m entofa sing le
langu age on the ground s thati m ay le d to culuralerosion and a los ofloc l
lngu istc k wledg e.Yet,Iam ofthe
op inion thati is po s ible to se an ficialinternaton allangu age and st retain

on es own langu age and culure.Firsty m any coun tries alre dy se an ficiallangu age
orlangu ages.For exam ple,in Ind ia there are two ficiallangu ages:Hind iand Eng lsh.
In a coun try
such as Ind ia where there are innu m erable lang ages sp en there is a nee d for ficial
langu ages to ensure com un ic ton etwe n iferentsec ton fthe popu laton and
the diferentstates.In China,where diferentdialec ts are spok en, M and arin, the oficial
langu age,enables peop le fom diferentprov inc s to com prehend e h other.
Se ond ly in an age ofram pan lob alz ton there is no tthatan internaton al
langu age is ineviabi y How is an Afic n sines m an ing to condu ctb sines in
China when there are such iferenc s betwe n langu ages? In this sense, ton ly is
an internato allan age ineviable, talso a nec s iy fortrade,com erc and
e ono m c ex ansio in the 21 stc ntury
The cri cs o sin the adop ton fan
internato aloficiallangu age argu e thatitwou ld le d to a los ofculuralident y
However,the use ofan internaton al ficiallangu age do esntm e n thatloc llang ages
wi die o t.Forexam ple,Eng lsh alrea dy fun cton s as a kind ficialinternaton al
langu age bu tthis esntm ea n thatpeop le solely conv erse
in Eng lsh rthey eglec ttheirown langu age.Eng lsh is used in spec ific co texts
trade, sines ,etcand atv lang ages are used forevery ay instructon
In rief,as the world ec om es sm alerthe e d foran ficialinternaton allangu age
see m s un av idable.En lsh as alrea dy as um ed this role alhough is status is
uno ficial.In m y iew,the use ofeiheran ficialoruno ficialinternaton al
langu age is nec s ary to fac i ate
com un ic ton in a t e ofrapid lo alz ton
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Fashion tr n s ar dificultto folo these da s an its w idely beleved that they
prim ariy existjustto sel clothes.Som e people beleve thatw e should tfolow
them an thatw e should dr s in w hatw e lke an fee lcom ortable in.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:

Its widely eleved in tod ays m aterialstc world thatthe latestinn atve fashion trend s
ho ld re tsign ific nc .O n the otherhand, such trend s are beleved to e seton ly in the
pu rsui ofprofis forlarge desig ercom panies.Itse m s thatin rec ntt es, eop le are
no w chang ing theirm nd s in regards to we ring clothes forcom fortand as a person al
cho ic .Person aly Iagree thatwe sho ld pay m ore atenton to ind ividu al y and com fort
in the way we
dres .
Firsty fashion esign s existas a form of crea tve artstc ex res io fthe desig er.
Alhou this m ay e true, tedly such esign s take away ind ividu al y ce
a trend is setin lac .By this Im e n thatthere is no thing iqu e abou twe ring what
every else do es.M ore spec ific ly ifevery e spo rts the latest
colou rand esign in sum erskirts, we tloo the sam e?
Se ond ly Itis po s ible thatfashion trends c n loo extrem ely stylsh to the general
pub lc.However,i c n e argu ed thatthe m ain rpo se ofwe ring clothes is fo m ore
fun cton alre son s.This is pri ariy e to the fac tthatclothes were tradi o aly worn
to rotec tpeop le fom cl atc cond i on s.Forinstanc ,clothes are st worn asic ly
to ee p eop le
warm and ry in winteran coo lin sum er.
Finaly fashion c rtainly ives us a sense fcon fidenc and ride in rap e ranc .
W hie this is c rtainly a good int,i also m e ns thatfolowing such chang e ble trend s
prov es to e ex ensive.For exam ple, rchasing every latestse so s fashion iem wi
ofcou rse blow the
budg etofm any eo le.
In con clusion there are variou s argu m ents to suppo rtthe dism s aloffashion trend s,
con sistng fno tco form ng, com fortand ric ,which Istrong ly agre wih.
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task
Now ada s,ed cation o e seas has be om e m or ac s ible an grow ing
n m be s ofpeople sen theirof spring to stu y in othe cou tries.H ow eve ,this
tr n has its detractors.
Istrongly beleve thatthe pros far utw eigh the cons, n w i exa m ine both
below .
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k wledg e orex erienc .

m od elanswer:
O ne ofthe gre testadv antages is thatthe chidren le rn to e ind epend ent.Having
to co cle n and ay i s inst s this in them .O ften they ave to work art-t e to
m ake end s m ee t,and this i pres es upon them the i p rtanc ofwork an m on ey
m anagem ent.
Ano theri po rtantfa toris thatthese chidren wi be ex sed to iferen culures
and ways ofthink in They wil e om e m ore op en-m n ed and toleran and are lkely
to ec om e m ore adaptable ind ividu als.
O ne ofthe m ain m otves forsend ing eop le abroad to stu is thatitenh anc s
theirem ploy m entprospec ts.In m y ex erienc oflving in foreig coun tries and
spea king to ariou s y ths,i se m s thata foreign edu c ton is regarded as
som ething esirable and
helpfulin et ng a de ntjo A degree fom Briain, forexam ple,is se n as being fa
high erstand ard than e fom a evelop ing coun try Furtherm ore,lving in a foreign
coun try m ay le d to fluency in sec o langu age,which is ano thersel n intfor
prospec tve em plo ers.In add i on, m any com panies are ke n to re rui peo le wih a
glob alou too
There are a few drawba ks ho wever.For instanc ,wiho tparentalsup ervisio the ew
found fe do m chidren ex erience m ay le d to arm fulpra tc s such as
drug -taking and rink ing Reluctanc or inabi y to reintegrate into theirm other
coun try is ano ther.To sum up i c n se n thatthe adv antages ofstudy ing abroad
forchidren are m ore nu m erou than the disadv antages.O fcou rse a lot
depend s on the age ofthe chid, tI eleve thatform ostte nagers i wou ld a
po si ve ex erienc .
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Now ada s,inte nationaltourism is the big estin stry in the w orld.
Unfortu ately inte nationaltourism cr ates tension rathe than u e stan ing
betw ee n people fro dife ntcultur s.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:

The growth ftou rism and the nu m bers o eop le travel ng to therco tries for their
va ton s has led to ebate as to whetherthis is beneficial.Ibeleve thatthere are
m any rob lem s which arise ou fthe tou ristindu stry and wi exam ne these in etai.
M any eop le argu e thattravelbroadens the m nd. However,this statem entdo es t
fuly ld water.Iwou ld argu e that
spen ing a few we ks in ano thercou try is
no tlong enou to ain a prop er erstan ing fan alen culure. foreign ervisi ng
Briain m gh tbe m etwih the tradi on alBri sh reserve,and m stakenly con clud e that
the Bri sh are fiend ly Furtherm ore,som e peop le are wi ng to en theirm nd s.
A W stern travelerto an Arab coun try is un lkely to con siderthatthe vei ng fwom en
is ac ptable.
Being a tou ristin a foreign cou try rin wih i prob lem s thatc n le d to islke o the
natve peop le.Firsty a foreign eris lnerable,an is often ripp ed f by loc ls.
Se ond ly the lang age barierc n lea d to m sund erstan ing s.Thirdly tou rists are often
has led to s,which c n ruin a ho lday W hen Iwentto Bal, eop le tried to sel
m e som ething every five m nu tes,and this totaly sp it
m y sunb athing
Loc lpeo le also ften end islkin foreig ers.Visiors m ay m stakenly a t
con trary to loc lno rm s, rthey m ay just e plain fensive,as m any runk en Bri sh
ho ldaym akers m ustse m to the Spanish. G lob alto rism c n le d to st y fom the
natve peop le,who m ay fe ltheirtradi on alway flfe is und erthre t.Add i on aly the
relatve we lh the foreign isiors c n c use env and resent ent.
In con clusion Iwo ld say thatIlargely agre wih the argu m entthatglob altou rism
crea tes m sund erstand ing etwe n
peop le fom diferentculures,and thatthe iferenc s are often a c use forcon flct
ratherthan c lebraton
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People hav e difer ntjob expe tations forjobs.Som e people pr fer to do the
sam e job forthe sam e com pany w he as other s pr fe to change jobs
fr q ently
W rite aboutthe adv ntag es and disadv ntag es ofeach view point?
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G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
In the m od ern work lac there is no lo erthe at ud e thata job is forlfe.Nowadays,
m any eop le take the op to to chang e job s,whie others preferno tto. In m y es ay I
wi ex lore the goo and ad ints ofthe abov e at ud es.

O ne ofthe m ain enefis ofstaying in job is sec uriy Chang ing em ploy eroften
m e ns a period finstabi y where on m ay ave to thin abou tm ov ing se,
tem po rariy losing a ste dy sou rc of incom e.Staying in e job m e ns these
prob lem s are av ided.
Ano therbenefi ofno tchang ing c up aton is thaton e is able to ain a lot f
ex erienc and ex ertse in is spec ific rofes ion thu s enh ancing job sec uriy O nes
com pany m ay rec o iz their
loy aly and reward theirservic .O n th therhand tho se who ften chang e jobs
m ay e se n as un relable,lac king in ex erienc and em ploy ers m gh tb reluctant
to ire an inv esttraining in them .
However,there are argu m ents in fav ro chang ing job fequ enty O ne is thata worker
i prov es his em ploy abi y W orking in severaldiferentjob s often m e ns thatthe
ind ividu alhas m ore ski s.Such eop le are see n as m ore dy am c and ersat e.
Ano therbenefi ofchang ing job feq enty is thaton e nevergets stuck in rut.From
m y wn ex erienc ,Igo tbo red when Ispentto long in a job Folowing this,the q al y
ofm y work wou ld sufer.
Ialso eleve thatem ploy ers generaly ttend to re ty reward loy aly
com ent.Increa sed wages and rom oton are often e sierto atain
chang ing job s.
O veral,i c n e said thatthe isadv antages ofchang in job s are the adv antages of
staying t,and ic versa. In m y inion, Ife lthatchang ing job every c in a
whie is ofm ore benefi.
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Itis w idely beleved thatchidr n o difer ntlevels ofintel genc should be
taughtto ethe ,w hie other s thin that m or intel gentchidr n should be
taughtseparately
Discus an pr senty urow n opinion.
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G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
In astedu c ton alinst uto s,chidren ave bee n tau tto etherbased age
regardles ofintele tualabi y isplayed atschoo l.Alernatvely a large propo rton f
the popu laton eleves there shou ld

a strong m ov e towards the separato chidren fdiferentintelec tualc pabi es
in curentedu c to al
inst uton s.From m y wn edu c to al erspe tve,Ihon esty eleve that er
stud ents po s es in igh erintel genc levels than theirpe rs ought to e separated
into alernatve levels ased theirgift,fora nu m bero re son s.
Adm edly alhou le rners hav the chanc to le rn a lotfom as ociatng wih
clas m ates theirown age,i is widely eleved thatsuch a proc s isntcon sidered to e
vialfora he lhy edu c ton alupb ring ing. The argu m entfor intelec tualseparaton lds
som e strong adv antages.Firsty aloc tng stu ents to clas es based levels of
intel genc , igh ac hievers have the oppo rtun iy to exc lin a way thatthey cou ld tin
no rm alclas .O ing to the fac tthatthey c n e plac d into an restricted
edu c ton alenv iron m ent,stu ents c n exc lwih intelec tualfe do m .Sec ond ly
there is a strong argu m entin
regards to inh ibi n a chids intelec tual rowth restrictng them fom m ov ing abov e
theirpe rs iftheirm entalc pabi y erm s.W hy sh ld we l the intel genc ofou r
future generaton ? For instanc ,m any ftod ays high ly
suc s fulartsts and entrepreneurs in the world ave com e fom an restricted
edu c ton alba k round an ave bee n alowed to ex lore theirm nd and c re rs to
the fulestextent.
In con clusion alho Ibeleve an ed c to alenv iron m entfory le rners shou ld
prom ote equ al rtun iy Ihon esty thin thatcre tng a m ore lberalenv iron m ent
which enh anc s the lea rning c pabi es o
intelec tualy-gifted chidren wi no ton ly enefi ind ividu als c ree rs bu tfuture society
as a who le.
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Som e people thin thatu ive sities should notpro ide so m uch theor tical
k ow ledge b tgive m or practical training throughouttheircourses.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include
any relevantexam ples fom y rown wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
In the past,a m ajoriy fac dem cs hav eld the op inio thatu iversi es shou ld ly
ofera theoretc ly-based app roac h to te hing throu ttheircou rses,as sed to

the m ore re nttrend towards em piric lac q isi o fk wledge inv lving m ore hand s
on ex erienc .Is this the m ostefec tve way forstud ents to le rn ialac dem c
inform aton whie u ertaking theirdegre s? Undoub tedly adv antages and
disadv antages ofb th ac dem c le rning styles have to evaluated.
Firsty the on e hand, espie bein the m ore tradi o aledu c ton alap roac h,
le rning fom theory in relevantac dem c iscou rses to identfy establshed wledg e
alows us to ain a profes ion alinsigh t.Forexam ple,stu ents c n e siy identfy fac ts
and inion s fom past iscou rses.In add i on, stud ents a qu ire wledg e m ore e siy
when iven
relatve theoretc lexam ples to id Forinstanc ,in sub jec ts such as istory
orsociology study ing textbook exam ples alows stud ents to ravelcom plex
a dem c theories which they cou ld ex and Alernatvely there are som e
disadv antages forstud ents.
O n the otherhand there is no tthatstud ents cou ld find them selves re ding
tediou s and m ono tonou s ac dem c papers.Forinstanc , iversiy egree s inv lving
the evaluaton fn m erou s long -win ed ac dem c discou rses prov ide l e inspiraton
forstud ents, isco raging enthu siasm .O bv iou sly interestc n st ulated throug
em piric lrese rch in clas .By this Im e n thatthe hu m an rain lea rns bestby ing .
Alhou t e-co sum ng, there is no sub st ute fo le rning fom m aking m stakes.
In con clusion whie bo th app roac hes hav enefis and rawba ks in rever-
chang ing ac dem c world, Iho esty eleve thata m ore pra tc lapp roac h rom otes a
strong erac qu isi o ac dem c k wledg e.In spie ofthe com prehensive nature
which theoretc ltea hing c n s ibly ro ide, rac tc lle rning equ als m ore po si ve
le rning for future generaton s.
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The costs ofm edicalhealth car are inc asing l the tim e.G o e nm ents r
fin ing itdificultto balanc the health car b get.
S ould citiz ns be totaly r sponsible fo theirow n health costs an take out
priv te health insuranc , ris itbeter
to hav e a com pr hensive health care system w hich pro ides fr health
se vic s foral? Discus .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include
any relevantexam ples fom y rown wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:

A m uch ebated is ue these days is whetherci z ns sh ld take ou tprivate e lh
insuranc orno t.The costo rov idin fe m edic lc re forbo th the we lh and the
poo ris fartoo re tfor any ernm ent,an m ostpeop le agree thatify c n ay for
insuranc , sho ld. In this es ay Iwi argu e thatallwho c n aford i sho ld e
insured fe m edic lc re m ustbe m ade avaiable fortho se too rto so.
The m osti p rtantre son for encou raging eop le to take ou tprivate
he lh insuranc is the costto the ernm entofhea lh c re.Fre he lh cov erfor
peop le who are able to ay foritis a waste ofp lc m on ey O fcou rse, eo le wi o ly
pay e lh insurance rem um s ifthey w thatthey are et ng alue fortheir
m on ey I they etsick they shou ld ay ery l e or thing atal.In add i on, the
privately insured are ent ed to spec ialbenefis
such as having the cho ic oftheirown ctors,and eing able to av id long
wai ng lsts forho spialbeds.
O n the otherhand tho se who re ly c nnot aford to ay rivate insuranc prem um s,
which are often ery igh, are st ent ed as ci z ns to the bestm edic lc re avaiable
they c nn tbe ex e ted to ay theirown m edic lbi s.However,ifthey are working,
they shou ld st pay
perc ntage oftheirwage say to % as a tax which ays towards the costof rov iding
"fe "m edic lservic s.
In con clusion m ostpeop le sh ld rivately insure theirhe lh, ti is rea son able to
suppo se thatal ci z ns c n aford i.Therefore,a safety etin the form ofa basic fe
he lh c re system m ustexistforthe very rand the em ploy ed.
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Som e people beleve thata colege o u ive sity ed cation should be a iable
to l stu ents.
O the s beleve thathigher ed catio should be av iable only to
stu ents.
Discus these view s. hich view do r w ith? Explain w hy
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Peop le lea rn throu theirentre lves.They con stanty i prov e theirk wledge and
develop. Ithink thata colege or iversiy edu c ton sho ld e avaiable to

al stu ents bec use every erson as the righ tto choo se the way to self-perec ton
Below Iwi give som e ofm y re so s to suppo rtm y si on.
Firstofal,every erson sh ld ave the chanc to eta high erdegree , ain ew
k wledg e an ex erienc .However,
som e peop le beleve thathigh eredu c ton sho ld e avaiable on ly to stud ents.I
thin i is si y Itis lke to m ak
un avaiable travelng foron e who es not ave IQ high enough.
Se ond fal,som e y eop le d wel atscho lbu tthey ave gre t
person al y and abi y to le rn They are self-con fident, ersistentand atent.W ih
these qu al es they c n ethig ergrades then theirclas m ates who are talented
la y Im agine forexam ple siuaton when
a te nagergets hig rades be use his or
herparents con stanty m ake hi orherstudy and elp to m ostofthe m ework In
this c se a chid es very wel atsch lbu tIthin a colege c n sh w the oppo sie
resuls.
Finaly i is a discri naton againststud ents to m ake avaiable high eredu c ton
on ly forg es.
So, ifa stud entdo es poo rand ets lo rades he/she shou ld e sentdo wn. Butifa
person was nevergiven a chanc to try i self/herselfatcolege,whatto in this
c se?
To sum up Ithin thatal y eop le shou ld ave the chanc to eta hig er
edu c ton To take orno tthis chanc m ust e u to them .
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Som e people pr fe to eatatfo d stan s rr staurants.
O the people pr fe to pr par an eat fo d athom e.
W hich do u pr fe ? Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty ur
answ er .
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G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
M an, through the ages, as und erg e any chang es fom the t e when e had to aun t
forfoo to these days when e has to i.Som e peop le preferto fesh
vegetables,m e tand fuis and repare food atho m e.However, therpeop le referto
skip thatstep wih coo ing and ave dinn erata restaurant.Ithink that th fthese
cho ic s have som e adv antages an isadv antages.Below Iwi give som e re son s to
suppo rtm y answer.

Person aly Ido tlke fastfood So m y cho ic is always betwe n a restaurantan m y
ho m e.Firstofal,Iwou ld lke to say thatcook ing is a grea ttradi on. Ithelp eop le to
relax reflec ton som e ple san m om ents whie pe lng rcut ng the
vegetables.Itis a m e ns ofel natng e's stres an tension Sec ond fal,
som et es Ido twantto av som ething too com plc ted form y inn er.Ijustwant
to ave lgh tfood lke a salad and a glas ofm k So, e ofthe re son why Ilke to
e tatho m e is bec use Ic n ave whatIwantatthis m om ent.O ne
gre terthing abou te tn atho m e is thatIc n si in fon tofthe TV and watch an
interestng ro ram ora m ov ie.Finaly aving inn eratho m e alows a fam y
com un ic tes wih e h ther, e closerand share som e good and ad m om ents
thathapp ened e rlerthatday Besides,ea tng ath m e is a gre tway to save som e
m on ey
As forrestaurants,Ise som e po si v aspec ts abou te tng there too Firstofal,I
som et es gettred fom pe lng,
cut ng washing, fying, etc.Itdo es n m e n Ido i a lot.Som et es Ijustuse the
m crowave and a preproc s ed food thatI te rler.Iwantto ave som ething m ore
delciou s than Ihave in m y refigerator,som ething thatis t e-con sum ng to repare at
ho m e.So, form e i is a g re son to to a restaurant.There on e m ay m e told
fiend s orjusthas a grea tt e lstening to m usic and tastng som e delciou s m e ts.
Also restaurants are a good lac to c lebrate som ethin O ne do es n thave to
prepare food foral fiend s who are com ng, wash ish, tin rderal thatm es after
the party etc.
In con clusion Ithin thati do es no i po rtantwhere on e has on e's dinn er.W hat
i po rtantis thati m ustbe ful and tri ou s.
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W hatdisco e y in the last100 ears has be n m ostbeneficialforpeople in y ur
cou try
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty urchoic .
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G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Iam fom Rus ia.From m y inion th m ostbeneficialdiscov ery forpeop le in r
coun try as be n the discov ery fthe
ou terspa .Rus ia is the firstcoun try thatlaun ched a spa raftwih a m an the
bo ard into the spa .This eventwas a big step towards the new discov eries and rough t
m any enefis no ton ly forpeop le in m y coun try Below Iwi give m y re son s to su rt
m y answer.

Firstofal,al hu m ank in m ade a h step towards the m ystery fou rcre ton
Scientsts had the oppo rtun iy to th ew rese rch an ex eri ents.M any ew
discov eries were m ade on the bo ards of the spac rafts in the ou terspac .Peop le
fom al ov erthe world watched these events.M any s wih rea lcolorul
pho tos were wri en abou tthe begin ing the spac ex loraton Nowadays we hav
a big staton c led "M ir"in the o terspa crea ted the base ofcolab raton USA
and Rus ia.M any eop le work there ing am az ing ex eri ents.
Se ond fal,the world e m e "sm aler".Peop le le rntho w to exchang e inform aton
very ickly se ofsatel es.
Television is broad-c sted al ov erth world se ofsatel es.Here in Hou ston Ic n
watch Rus ian ro ram s.Peop le got the oppo rtu iy to exchang e news very ickly
To sum up Ibeleve thatspac e
ex loraton wi brin m uch m ore benefis in the future an som eday we wi lea rn what
is bey rcurentgalax
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Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?
A pe son should neve m ake an im portantde ision alone.
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uransw er .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
From m y every ay ex erienc and servaton Ic n clai thatdiscus ion an
i po rtantdec isio wih therpeop le ring m any enefis.In the folowing aragraph s I
wi give m y re son s to efend this statem ent.
Firstofal, iferentpeop le have diferent inion s.In rderto m ake the righ tcho ice
peop le shou ld iscus every s ible e ision and is co seq enc s.M akin an
i po rtantdec isio alon e c n ring m any egatve aspec ts.Forinstanc ,a person
c n reve lhis selfishn es ori patence and the con seq enc s ofthatde isio c n
afec tm any eop le in the future.Ithin thata good and wise dec ision c n e bo rn ly
in iscus ion ec use peo le c n share theirk wledg e and ex erienc s a loo atthe
prob lem fom diferentsides and aspec ts.
Se ond fal,Ithin thatm aking ec ision alon e is un ac ptable espec ialy fora
com pany Im agine thata chiefm akes the ec ision abou tincre sin a pro cton lne
wihou tdiscus ing i wih is em ploy e s.
In this c se a partofcom pany 's profi wil e spend in extend ed rchase ofraw
m aterials.So, share ho lders wi be leftwihou tdividend s.This dec ision m ay le d to

get n rid fcom pany 's shares and as a resul ofthis dec lning the value ofa com pany
as a who le.
To sum up Ithin thata person shou ld always con sul his relatves orcoleges
when m aking an i po rtantdec ision to av id s ible m stakes.
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Desc ibe a custom from y urcou try thaty u w ould lke people from other
cou tries to dopt.
Explain y urchoic ,using spe ific r asons an exa m ples.
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G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
In rm od ern stres fulworld we often forgetabou tou rcustom s and tradi on s.
However,Ithin thatpeop le shou ld e p theirtradi on s bec use they elp to
rem em berou rforefathers and alue the e utfulm om ents we have in rlves.In m y
coun try we have a gre tcustom c led "M aslenic ".Itis a ho lday which is c lebrated
atthe end fthe winter.M any eop le gatheron the bigg estsqu are
ofthe ciy and se ofthe winter.They say to the winterg -by e and ask the spring to
chang e the winter.They c lebrate the eginn in fthe lfe when everything starts to
grow.
Peop le atthis ho lday ake panc kes and trea tea h therwih them .Also m any eop le
gathered the sq are play iferentgam es.Forexam ple,the m ostwel-k wn am e
"pu l ng a rop e"sub sists in thattwo te m s pu l a rop e.The winn er
is the te m ,wich as a long errop e.O ther
peop le draw on the icy le.Peop le hav fun atthis ho lday even ifthey just serve
tho se gam es and artcipate.
In con clusion Iam sure that"M aslenic "wou ld enefi m any coun tries al ov erthe
world. Peop le have the o rtun iy to relax le ve theirtroub les and wor ies ehind and
have fun. Also this ho lday elps peop le to find tm ore abou tea h ther,
com un ic te and m e tnew peop le.In add i on to tho se pra tc lbenefis,"M aslenic "
helps peop le to slow do wn theirlfe pac and enjoy the present m om ents thatare
ir eplac ble and e utful.
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W hen people m o e to nothe cou try som e ofthem de ide to folow the
custom s ofthe new cou try
O the s pr fer to ke p theirow n custom s.Com par these tw o choic s.W hich one
do u pr fer ? S orty ur nsw er w ith spe ific detais.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Peop le m ay choo se to ee p theirold tradi on s fom theirnatve coun try rto ac pt
new on es.Kee ping the old custom s wi help e to ercom e the culuralsh ck and the
chang e ofthe env iron m ent.From the otherside,ac ptng the new tradi o s wi help
on e to adaptand m ak ew fiend s wih residents.In this es ay wi give diferent
re son s wh eop le ec ide to folow the custom s ofthe new coun try rto e p theirown
custom s.
I on e is fom the coun try wih strong and ld tradi on s,Ithin i wi be rather ificul for
hi to adaptto the new custom s and m oreov erto rejec this own. Thatis why som e
peop le fom the sam e coun try try to lve tog etherand to crea te theirown com un iy
where the old tradi on s are kept.They c n tbre k the custom s thatwere crea ted
their
anc stors.Forexam ple,som e naton s are restricted in c rtain ind s offood their
tradi on s.So they tgo to the restaurants un les theirtradi on alfood is served
there.Som e naton s ac ordin to theircustom s have to we rc rtain ty es o cloth
be use theirrelgion tels them to
do so.
From the otherside,ifon e is fom the coun try wih tradi on s si arto es of the new
coun try i wi be e sy forhi to adop tand to folow the custom s ofthe new la .He
wi no tfe lm uch iferenc .Prob ably the m ostdificul partofhis reloc to wi be to
a ustom to the new cl ate.
Ithink thatpeop le ofthe new coun try are fiend lerwhen they se thatforeig er
folows theircustom s.Ibelefthat
tradi on s ofevery coun try eserv respec t,espec ialy when e lves there.
In sum ary Ithink thatevery coun try as is own e uty and ifon e wants to find
m ore abou ti he wi lov e i.
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Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?
M ode n te h olo is c ating single w orld cultur .
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uropinion.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
M an, through the ages, as und erg m any chang es fom the t e when epicted a
herd fm am oths on the wals fthe c ve to these days when e c n chartwih
som eon e on the otherside ofthe lob e.M od ern tec hno lo is rapidly chang ing the
world's lving stand ards thatresuls in crea tng a sing le world culure.New tec hno log ies
includ ing Internet,television elec tro ic m edia,m e ns o transpo rtaton etc has a grea t
i pac ton
crea tng a si arculure al around th lob e.Below Iwi lstm y re son s to
suppo rtm y inio
Firstofal,Internetand e-m ai hav chang ed the way eop le com un ic te to e h
other.Internetbrou tm any enefis.Itis a new m e ns o com un ic ton a fast
a s to inform aton and ews.Peop le com un ic te wih e h ther,share their
ide s, app ines and ificul es.W hav a gre toppo rtun iy to find tm ore about
coun tries and theirhistory
Se ond fal,the m od ern m e ns of transpo rtato alows peop le to m ov e fom e
plac to ano thervery ickly A few c nturies ago i was i po s ible to i agine waking
up in e coun try and fal ng
asle p in ano ther.
Finaly as a resul ofal m enton ed ab
the bound aries betwe n coun tries,theirtradi on s an custom s are erased M any
peop le m grate du ring theirlves.Som e o them are loo ing fora beterplac to lve,
others wantto etnew ex erienc an wledg e orjustplea sure.So m an fam es
are cre ted etwe n eop le fom iferentcoun tries.Tradi on s fuse an ev lve into
otheron es orjustvanish.
To sup m o ern tec hno logy as a gre ti pac ton the way eop le lve no w.Itis
crea tng a new sing le world culure where tradi on s and istanc s are no lo ero that
i po rtanc .
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task
A for ign visitorhas only ne da to spen in y urcou try
W he should this visitorg n that da hy
Use spe ific r asons an detais to su orty urchoic .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Travelng is a goo way to find tm ore abo tdiferentcoun tries wih iferent
tradi on s and custom s.Som e travelers referto spend in e coun try justa few ays or
on e day and then le ve forano therco try This way ftravelng alows eo le to isi
m ore coun tries in fewer ays.Unfortu ately in this c se such travelers have to r y in
orderto isitm ore plac s.
Iam fom Saint-Petersb rg, Rus ia.So, ifa foreign isiorhas on ly e day to spend in
m y coun try Ithin Iwou ld adv ic him to isi the "Herm age"-the m ostwell wn and
am a ing m useum in Rus ia.The "Herm age"has 3 floo rs and m ore then als.Itis
re ly am az ing to isitthatplac .M an eop le fom al o erthe world every ay enteris
wals.Som e of the roo m s dev ted to the history fothercoun tries.O thers dev ted to
the artofa fam ou s painterand the history fhis lfe.
However,m ostofthe hals con clud e m any thing s such as paintng s,roy albelong ing s,
sculptures fom Rus ian istory
Som e peop le say thati is i po s ible to fee lde ply and see al these am az ing
historic lvalues foron e visi.Ihave to com pletely agre wih this statem ent.W hen I
firstvisied the "Herm age"Iwas
14 e rs old Iti pres ed m e so m uch thatIwas bac k extday to se whatIhad
be n able to se the day efore.
The "Herm age"is an i pres ive and e utfulm useum .Ithink i is worth to spend
there a who le day and Ibeleve thatafterthata foreign isiorc n clai wih roud
thathe orshe saw Rus ia.
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You hav e the op ortu ity to isita for ign cou try fortw o w e ks.
W hich cou try w ould y u lke to isit? Use spe ific r asons an detais to
explain y urchoic .

You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Iam a person who lkes to travel.Ithink travelng is a gre toppo rtun iy to m e t
new peop le, ain m ore k wledg e and ex erienc ,and lea rn ew custom s and
tradi on s.Idid ttravela lotyet, tIam sure Iwi have a chanc to i.So, ifIhad
the oppo rtu iy to isi a foreign cou try Iwou ld isi Egy t.Ithink i is a re tand ery
interestng coun try wih m arvelou s history In the folowing aragraph s Iwi give som e
re son s to supp rtm y cho ic .
Firstofal,Ialways dre m ed to isitEgy tpy ram ds.M y aun tvisied Egy ta few ye rs
ago. She was very excied afterthattrip an said thatshe wou ld return there on e m ore
t e atany cost.She said thatEgy thad i pres ed ervery m uch wih is gloriou s
py ram ds and ancient iding s.Se o fal,Ithin thatin thatcoun try e c n tou ch
history fee lthe
hard re th fworkers bu iding a py ram d
und erthe parching sun and se the chain fc m els walking in the desertwih the
hug e trun s ful ofpresents forCleop atra theirhu m ps.Finaly Iwantto see a rea l
des ertand ride the c m el.Al m y
fiend s who rod e the c m elsay thati is an forgetable ex erienc .
Ibeleve thatIwi have a chanc to visitthis be utfulco try som eday Unfortun ately
no w Ihave plenty fplan and thing s to so Iam afaid thatIwil tbe able to travel
forthe nexttwo e rs.Iwantto finish m y edu c ton and then
find a job and these thing s have hig er rioriy then travelng M y sban wants to
visi this coun try to and we m ade an agre m entto m ake ou rtrip to Egy ton rfive
ye rs an iversary which is in two e rs.
In con clusion Iwantto ad thatafterm y trip to Egy tIwi definiely isitAustrala.
This cou try is the sec ond m y lstthe m ostwanted to see .
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Itis gene aly r d thatsociety benefits from the w ork ofits m em be s.
Com par the contrib tions ofartists to society w ith the contrib tions o
scientists to society
W hich type ofcontrib tion do u think is v lued m or by ursociety G v
spe ific r asons to su orty uransw er .

You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
From m y every ay ex erienc and servaton Ithin thatartsts as wel as scientsts
bring m any enefis to society Itis a con trov ersialqu eston we therthe co tribu ton s
ofartsts are m ore orless then the co tribu ton s ofscientsts to the society For
severalre son s,which Iwil
m enton elow,Ithink thatbo th ty es are aluable, ric les and ireplac ble for every
society
The con tribu ton s ofartsts to the society
are very es ental.Artc n form perso s spiriualsense,theirviews and erson al es.
Peop le lea rn istory the tradi on s oftheirco try trough the art.W also watch m ov ies
thatentertain and atthe sam e t e extend rrang e o
interests.Ano theri po rtantaspec tofthis is thatartis an ancientm ea ns o
com un ic ton In ld t es peop le epicted the herds ofm am oths o the wals of
theirc ves.They perorm ed iferentriuals arou the firepla e askin theirgod s for
he lh arvestand we ther.O urlangu age is a resul o eop le's ne d to
com un ic te.
From the otherside,the con tribu ton scientsts is cou ld tbe exagg erated. All
hu m ank ind is ind ebted to the scientsts ec use oftheirwork and ac hievem ents.
Scientsts m ake ou rlfe ea sier.W hav
c rs and airplanes to m ov e fastfom one la to ano ther.W have m crowaves and a
bun ch fpreproc s ed food to m ake the coo ing m uch ea sier.W have diferent
devic s thatsi plfy al we do. Finaly scientsts are m aking re tac hievem ents
in m edicine thatm ake ou rlfe lo erand app ier.Nowadays peop le have a gre t
oppo rtun iy to m any thing s fasterb se ofcom pu ters.
To sup Ibeleve thatartsts nou rish sou ls when scientsts and tec hn logy fe d
ou rm nd s.So we c n tel nate o erest ate on e ofthem .
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Som e people sa thatcom p te s hav m ade lfe easie an m or convenient.
O the people sa thatcom p te s hav m ade lfe m or com plex n str s ful.
W hatis y uropinion? Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty ur
answ er .

You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Som e peop le say thatthe inv enton com pu ters is on e ofthe gre test m ank ind 's
inv enton s.However, ther eop le thin thatcom pu ters m ake theirlfe m ore stres ful.
Iagre wih tho se eop le who thin thatcom pu ters brou m any enefis and lay a
very i po rtan role in rm od ern lfe.
Firstofal,every com pany wadays uses a com pu terto store is data and m ak
diferentkind s ofo eraton s.Itis very ificul to i agine lfe wihout com pu ters.A
com pany wou ld ave to
store m on s ofpapers and cum ents.M oreov er,a custom erwou ld ave to wait rs
to chec k is balanc orgeta piec o inform aton abou this transa ton s athis an
whie an em ploy e was loo ing trough tho se papers.Ano theri po rtan aspec tofthis is
thatpeop le are able to
ty e al theirinform aton, m ak cor ec ton s,printorsend cum ents using com pu ters.It
m akes lfe m uch ea sier.O ne c n spend the restofthe t e watching TV wih is fam y
orworking som ething ew.
W use com pu ters every ay som et es even tk wing i.W hen we go to store
and se ou rcredi c rds m any com pu ters proc s ou rinform aton and
perorm transac to s.W hen we ne d to etsom e c sh we use m on ey ac s m ac hines
thatare com pu teriz d too.
Se ond fal,com pu ters prov ided a gre tm ea ns ofcom un ic ton -the Internet.
thin i is the ea siestand che pestway to etin tou ch wih relatves,fiend s, sines
cole gu es,etc.Nowadays the world e om es sm aleran sm aler.W hen
Iwas a l e girl,Icou ld ti agine thati wou ld e po s ible to com un ic te wih
peop le fom al aro the world in so e sy way A perso c n etlatestnews, ec om e
fiend s wih som eo e fom ano therco try find is old fiend s,ask fora piec of
adv ic ,etc.
Finaly in add i on to these prac tc l enefis peop le c n shop wihou tle ving their
hou se.They justuse an Internetac s ,a com pu terand theirc rds to m ak a paym ent.
Itis kind fdificul to
i agine thata few ye rs ag eop le had to spend theirt e in lnes buy ing tckets.Now,
a person c n choo se a destnaton com pany ate and t e and ettckets elvered to
his doo r.Ithin i is am az in To sum up, Ibeleve thatcom pu ters m ade rlves
e sier.They chang e ou rat ude towards lfe.Ithin wih the inv enton
com pu ters peop le be m e closerand fiend ler.
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W hen people ne d to com plain abouta prod ctorpo rser vic ,som e pr fer to
com plain in w riting n othe s pr fe to com plain in pe son.
W hich w a do u pr fe ?
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uransw er .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include
any relevantexam ples fom y rown wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Itis ratherdificul form e to answerth esto w Ipreferto com plain:in wri ng r
in erson ec use som et es Ijustd thave a cho ic .Forexam ple,ifI rdera
produ ctusin the Internetfom ano therstate oreven co try Iwi m ore lkely ave the
oppo rtun iy to spe k to representatve ofa com pany in erson. So in som e c ses I
choo se to spe k in erson and in thers Ipreferto com plain in wri ng. However,I
beleve thatevery to as is adv antages.
From the o e side,com plaining in wri ng
bring s m any enefis.Firstofal, e do es thave to spend is prec iou s t e
driving, wai n forhis turn and talking wih a representatve.He c n justsen m ai or
e-m ai an etal ex lanaton e ds.Sec o fal,Ithink i is the bestway to
av id an le santco ersaton
Person aly Ido tlke to com plain about any thing espec ialy in erson. Finaly
som et es i is i po s ible to ave a fac -to-fac conv ersaton ec use a com pany
which rov ided a p rpro ctorservice
is too faraway
From the otherside,com plaining in erson as som e benefis too. First,this ty e of
com plaining rov ides an i ediate fee db ac k So, ifIhave som e
com plains abou tcom pany 's produ cts Iwilrec ive al inform aton and ex lanaton righ t
away However,send ing a com pany
leterand et ng a fe db ac k c n take m ore then a m on th. Se ond, fac -to-fac e
conv ersaton is often m ore efec tve.Peop le talk to e h other,se e h therfac ial
gestures and m ov em ents,
which c n tel a lotabou ta person. In add i on to these pra tc lbenefis,in the c se if
on e c n trec ive crediable ex lanaton fom on e representatve he always c n
requ ire to talk to ano ther erson Forinstanc ,m y sband rec nty ad som e extra
wihd raws fom his a oun tby is ban and e was no taware fi.So, e wentto the
bank and
ex lained to the bank 's representatve the siuaton and they tog etherfound the soluto
and thatm on ey was given ac k to m y sband 's ac oun t.Ithin in this c se fa -to-
fac conv ersato is the best
way to com plain an etfee db ac k fast.

In con clusion Ithin thatifIhave to com plain abo ta produ ctorpoo rservic Iwi do i
in erson. However,iffac -to-fa co ersaton is i po s ible Ithin ave no thing left
bu tto send a leteror wrie an e-m ai there.
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Som e people pr fe to w ork fora larg com pany
O the s pr fer to w ork fora sm allcom pany hich w ould y u pr fe ? Use
spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty urchoic .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
The is ue whetherworking fora large com pany is beterthan working fora sm all
com pany is a co trov ersialon e.From m y every ay ex erienc and servaton think
thatevery ton as is adv antages and isadv antages.Ibase m y inion the
folowing ints.
From the o e side working fora large com pany ring s m any enefis.Firstof al,
on e has beterm edic linsuranc ,
high ersalary O ften em ploy e s ofa large com pany ave les respon sibi y M oreov er,
they fee lm ore sec ure be use theircom pany as m ore clents and this m ea ns beter
chanc to survive o the m od ern m arket.However, e workin for a large com pany as
les chanc to rom oted ec use o e's m anagerdo es not wantto lose his orherjob
un les she orh is prom oted too Also, fom m y servaton m anagers ofa large
com pany tpay m uch atenton to e's soluton s an sugg eston s.
From the otherside working fora sm allcom pany as m any adv antages to Firsty
on e has beterchanc to rom oted Sec o ly e c n talk to the wnerofthe
com pany abou tan
i prov em ents thatc n e don e in rderto etm ore profi.Ano theri po rtantaspec t
ofworking fora sm al com pany is the rtun i es to fin tm ore abou th com pany
works.As a resul ofthis on e c n ain m ore ex erienc and etbeter
re om end aton s.However,this also as som e disadv antages.Forinstanc , e c n
getles salary worse m edic lbenefis,
etc.

To sum up Ithin thatevery erson choo ses forhi selfwhathe orshe wants.I on e
wants beterc re rand m ore respo sibi es then a sm al com pany is etercho ic .
O therwise,working fora large com pany m ay e a good to too
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task
You hav e de ided to ive sever alhours fy urtim e each m onth to im pro e the
com u ity w he y u lve.
W hatis one thing u w i do to im pro y urcom u ity hy
Use spe ific r asons an detais to explain y urchoic .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
Ithink the qu esto whatwou ld Ido ifI
had a chanc to i prov e m y com un iy is ificul.Ihave in m y m nd m any thing s,the
i prov em entofwhich wi m ake our com un iy eterpla to lve bu tthey allreq ire
the partcipato fm any eop le and, m oreov er,they req ire inv est ents,which Ic n
no tprov ide.Forexam ple,m y com u iy is qu ie no isy W have the e m al justin
fon tofou rcom u iy so trafic jam s are very com on forthis lac .Ithin thatthe
con structon fa few as -by roads wi benefi al peo le who lve here as wel as
peop le who rive by every ay
Unfortun ately the qu eston is whatIc n form y com un iy iving a few hou rs fm y
t e every m on th Ithin Ic n no m uch tIst c n elp som eon e in m y
com un iy Forexam ple,Ic n aby -si.Ik w a cou le offam es wih l e
chidren who c n taford to spend m uch m on ey the baby -si er.O ne of these
fam es is a sing le m om wih a l e irl.Jula,this is hernam e,is a waires in a
restaurant.She is a grea tperson and we e m e close fiend s.So som et es I fer
herhelp wih erchid when she has to work in the evening s.An therfam y as two
funny l e twins.O ne t e their arents asked m e to ab si theirchidren e use they
had to atend an ex e ted resentaton.
Ithink this kind fhelp ring s m any enefis to m y com un iy Firstofal, eop le
be om e fiend ler.Forexam ple,tho se fam es,which Im enton ed abov e, ec m e

fiend s afterIintro c d them to e h ther.Sec ond fal, eop le getto w e h
otherand fe lm ore sec ure in
theirh ses and apart ents.Finaly Iam rea dy to elp tho se peop le bec use Iam sure
thatthey wi help m e too O ne t e Ilostthe keys fom m y c rand Jula ofered m e her
c rfora whie.
To sum up Ibeleve thatbaby -si ng is a re tway to elp m y com u iy in m any
aspe ts.
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Do y u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?
Television has destro ed com u icatio m ong frien s an fam iy
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uropinion.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
m od elanswer:
The inv enton ftelevision is u tedly e ofhu m ank ind 's gre testinv enton s.Itis a
way fcom un ic ton am ong eop le fo e cou try and iferentcoun tries and aton s.
Peop le watch TV to find tab the latestnews,we ther,spo rts,etc.Itis a re tway
to le rn ew and extend e's
rang e ofinterests.Scientsts say thatchidren spen the sam e am oun tofho rs in fon t
ofTV as they in schoo l.Ithin thatthis c n e said ab tm any rown eop le too
Also television is a gre tm e ns ofel natng stres an tension O ne c n relax and
le ve on e's troub les ehind lying e's fav rie sofa and watching a com edy
However,som e
peop le beleve thattelevision as estroy ed com un ic ton am ong fiends and fam y
Person aly Ido tagree wih this statem ent.A coup le c nturies ago eop le spent
theirt e gam blng re din go s ipin rplaying ches .Ido tthin thattelevision is
a c use ofdestroy ed com un ic ton am ong fam y m em bers and fiend s.Firstofal,if
m em bers ofa fam y ave com on interests an they
wantto m ake e h therhappy they wilalways find m any ways to spend theirt e
tog etherand e close.O therwise,ifpeop le av id e h therand they thav
any thing to share wih e h therthey wilfind television a gre tway to esc pe fom this
m serable existenc .Ibeleve thatm any eop le cho se fam y and their

fiend s ov ersom e soap eras ora m ov ie.Sec ond fal,Ithin thattelevision c n a
gre tresou rc ofsub jec ts to iscus .M any eop le watch iferentedu c ton al
prog ram s to find tm ore abou ttheirenv iron m ent, ature,wid lfe ani als,ec on m c
siuaton s,etc.So when they atherwih theirfiend s they iscuss i po rtantis ues and
arqu e wih e h therin look ing forthe truth
M y sband and Ioften watch the news chann elto e p abrea stofthe latestnews.
Afterthatwe always discus som e is ues we con c rned abou t.Also we lke to watch a
TV sho w "the funn iestani als".W lke this prog ram bec use i m akes us laugh. Ic n
no ti agine ho w these ro ram s c n reventou rcom un ic ton and e harm fulto r
relaton s.
To sum ariz ,Iwou ld lke to add thatif eo le wantto com un ic te wih e h ther
they wi find a way to i.O therwise,iftelevision were n texistent, eop le wou ld find
otheresc pes and re son s no tto e wih e h thersuch as drug s, am blng, etc.
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Sam ple 76
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this
task
W e al w ork orw i w ork in ourjobs w ith m any dif er ntkin s ofpeople.In
y uropinion,w hatar som e
im portantcharacte istics ofa co-w orker
som eone y u w ork closely w ith? Use r asons an spe ific exa m ples to
explain w hy these character istics are im portant.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
A large n m berofpeop le spend m ostof theirt e atwork O urlfe is divided into thre
equ alparts:8 rs -sle p rs -
work rs -fam y t e.So, in the m ostc ses, e's co-workerplays an i po rtant
role in e's lfe.From m y inion the es entalcharac teristcs ofa co-workerare the
folowing.
Firstofal,a perso who works closely wih m e m ustlke his job Ithin i is very
i po rtantfora person to fee lsatsfac ton wih is job. M y sband is a software
develop er.He is fo fhis job and eop le enjoy workin wih i be use they see
ho w m an energy e pu ts into is job Sec o fal,m y co-workerm ustb ersistent
and evergive up. Ilke when eo le who c m e a ros a prob lem try to solve i,find a
good ec ision instea d look ing foran therperson to and i ov er.Ano theri po rtant

aspe tofthis is thata workershou ld always ask i self"W hatc n e i prov ed?"
and sugg ests
new soluton s.
In add i o e m ustbe a go tea m layer.In the m od ern world com un ic ton
ski s and the abi y to work in a te m are am o the com on si on req irem ents.
Person aly Ithin i is gre tto elp e h ther,share new ide s, evelop ew
soluton s,etc.Ithelps to cre te a tea m spiri an i prov e labor rodu ctviy
Finaly m y co-workerm ustbe pun ctual.He orshe shou ld finish the job t e Ithin
thatItis un ac ptable to m ake the restofa te m wai whie a person finishes is orher
job. Also m y "ide lco-worker"shou ld always be re dy to ferhis orher elp and e
suppo rtve.
To sum ariz ,Ithink ifa co-worker s es es al ofthese qu al es m ento ed ab e
he c n m ake work wih i re ly
enjoy able an rod ctve.314 words
Sam ple 77
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?
Clas m ates ar a m or im portantinfluenc than par nts on a chids
suc s in scho l.
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uransw er .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Ic n tcom pletely agre wih the statem entthatclas m ates are a m ore i po rtant
influenc than arents on chid's suc s in schoo l.In this es ay wi firstfocus on
the rea son s why Iagree wih this statem entand then lsta few ints wh fom m y
op inion in som e c ses is no ttrue.
From the o e side,clas m ates have a sig ific ntinfluenc on chid's behavior and is
orhersuc s in schoo l.Firsto al,chidren spend m uch t e atsch l.Clas m ates
have m any thing s in com on such as age,interests, m ework and clas es afteral.
So, they iscus theiri pres ion s ab ta new te her,solv rob lem s tog ether,
le rn theirho m ework ain ew k wledg e and ex erienc and
even m ake theirown iscov eries.Sharing al these m akes them closer.Som e ofthem
be om e fiend s an they spend after-schoo lt e tog ether.In ad i on fien tend to
copy e h ther's habis and m ann ers.Forinstanc ,m y l e sister e m e fien s wih
the girlwho id ave good rades atschoo latthatt e.It es no tm ea n she cou ld
no thave beter rades;she justhad m any fiend s who id tc re abo ttheirgrades.
So, when they started to spend theirt e tog etherand share theirinterests, irl's
grades
i prov ed. They id theirho m ework to ether,shared theirdrea m s and exci ng
m om ents.From this po intIm ustagree
thatclas m ates c n chang e chids at ude towards scho l.

From the otherside, arents have a gre tinfluenc on chidren'suc s in school
too Forexam ple ifparents sho w an interestin theirchid's prog res and talk to i or
herabou tthe i po rtanc o
le rning Ithin theirchid wi lsten to them and is orherbest.
Person aly Ibeleve thatrelaton ships etwe n arents and a chid lay an es ental
role in chid's suc s in schoo l.I these relaton ships are close and
who lehe rted Iam sure thatparents shou ld tbe afaid fbad influenc fom the
ou tside.
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You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
Itis bet er forchidr n to row u in the cou tryside than in a big city
Do u ag r ordisag r ?
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to develop y ures a
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Som e peop le beleve thati is beterfor chidren to row up in the coun tryside than in a
big ciy However, therpeop le thin thata big ciy ives m ore op rtun i es
and i is good forthe lon ru Person aly forseveralrea son s Ithin thati is beterfor
chidren's he lh to row up in the cou try
Firstofal,i is very i po rtantfora chid to row up in a he lhy env iron m ent.Chidren
ne d fesh air, tpo luted the e am ou tofc rs and fac tories ofthe m od ern ciy
In the coun try they c n spend m ore t e exercising and walking wih theirfiend s.
Scientsts say thatnow chidren spend the sam e am oun toft e watching TV as they
atschoo l.
Prob ably the po s ibi y to join theirfiend s fora play wi chang e this ropo rton.
Ano theri po rtantaspe to this is thatparents wi have m ore t e to spen wih their
chidren as a resul of el natng trafic jam s and ec rea sin riving t e as a who le.
From the otherside,chidren ave som e adv antages lving in a big ciy For exam ple,
they ave m ore op rtu i es to cho se fom whatthey wantto They
c n choo se to atend aletsch l,school fart, m nastcs,etc.Forthe lo run itis
good forthem .They wi be beter repared fora lve in a "re lworld"and they wi have
m ore chanc s to m ake a c re rand suc d. M oreov er,a big ciy sualy as
m any entertainin c nters wih m ov ie the tres and lay staton s.W hen Iwas a chid I
lked to to the m ov ie the tre wih m y arents to watch rem ere.
O ne m ore re son to choo se a big ciy fora chid is thata ciy rov ides beterlv
cond i on s and servic s such as m edic l, ental,etc.M y fiend lved in the coun try fora

whie and e t e he and is fam y ad to rive a coup le ofhou rs to the e rest
m edic lc nterwhen is chid
a hea v cough.
To sum ariz ,Iagre wih tho se peo le
who wantto raise theirchidren in a ciy The plenty fo rtu i es ofered ciy
helps chidren to find whatthey re ly lke and e the bestati.M oreov er,
despie the airpo luton chidren eta eterm edic lservic thatis good for their
he lh
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Sam ple 79
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
A pe son y u k ow is plan ing to m o to urtow n orcity hatdo u think
this pe son w ould lke an dislke aboutlving in y urtow n orcity
W hy Use spe ific r asons an detais to
develop y ures a
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Iam fom Saint-Petersb rg, Rus ia.Itis a ery e utfulciy thatatrac ts m any eop le
every e r.M y close fien is in to m ov e here afterhergradu aton She alre dy
found a job and she asked m e to elp erwih an apart ent.Kn wing ervery wel I
thin Ic n enu m erate the
m ajoriy fthing s she wi lke and islk abou tm y ciy
Firstofal,Ibeleve she wi lke a hu am oun tofm useum s,the tres,m ov ie
the tres,etc.M y fiend is fom a sm all
town, so, she c n tenjoy al these enefis athernatve town. Sec ond fal,i se m s
to m e thatshe wi lke the way eop le lve here.The pac oflfe is m uch fasterhere
then in a sm al town. Peop le are always in a hu r y they try to c tch s,and then
they run to the ne restsub way staton to an fic ,m e tnew eop le,etc.Also I
thin m y fiend willke peop le here.They are very fiend ly and re dy to fera help to
tho se in ee d. Unfortun ately m y fiend wi no tsurely lke som e thin s.As a resul ofa
huge am o tofc rs and fa tories the airis luted ere.O ne m ore thing she wil
definiely tlke is the we ther.Itis ie hu m d ere.
However,Ithin she wi also lke the lc transpo rthere.The bu s servic s are run
the G ov ernm entan i is q ie
regu lar.I on e in a hu r y e c n take a
taxi,which also is qu ie chea p and rov ide a good transpo rt.

In con clusion Ibeleve thatin spie ofallm enton ed ab e disadv antages she willke
this ciy
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Sam ple 80
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
Som e people thin thatchidr n should begin theirform aled cation ata e y
early e an should spen m ostoftheirtim e on scho lstu ies.
O the s beleve thaty u g chidr n
should spen m ostoftheirtim e pla ing Com par these tw o iew s. hich view
do u ag r w ith? hy
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Peop le lea rn throu theirentre lves.Curiosiy was always the basic chara teristc ofa
hu m an eing W e always wantto re k l s and lea rn m ore.Atthis po intsom e peop le
thin thatchidren shou ld egin theirform aledu c ton ata very e rly age an spend
m ostoftheirt e on schoo lstud ies.This wi help them to suc d in the future.
However,forseveralre son s,which Iwil
ex lain elow,Ithink thatchidren sh ld tstudy ata very e rly age.
O fc use,chidren who egin to study ata ery e rly age have m ore chanc s to suc d
in the future.They ain m ore wled e and ex erienc which are ric les and
valuable.In add i o study ing m ore n w they wi give them the oppo rtun iy to erec t
theirk wledg e in the future and ec om e beter
profes ion als.
However,Ithin thatevery chid m ust ave his orherchidhood. Chidren sh ld le rn
throu laying an com un ic ton wih theirfiend s an arents.Ithin thatsuch
basic qu al es as kindn es ,self-con fidenc and justa g sense ofhu m o c n tbe
gained fom study ing. Chidren shou ld m ore t e spen wih theirfam y laying and
le rning wih theirparents.
Im agine thata chid instea d fplaying wih is fiend s d es his ho m ework and fe l
ex austed and tred. Ano theri po rtantaspec tofthis is thatchidren attheire rly ages
ne d m ore exercise ec use atthis age the develop m entof theirbody is a very
es entalaspe t.Chidren firstofal m ustbe he lhy
To sum up Ithin thatchidren shou ld ave theirc reles chidh wih
respon sibi es.M oreov er,Iam sure that laying elps them develop to ly their

bon es and m uscles bu ttheirabi y to m ake dec ision s,analyz thing s,m ak
con clusion s,which is very fortheirfuture.
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Sam ple 81
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?
W tching television is bad forchidr n.Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to
su orty uropinion.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Som e parents beleve thatwatchin television is bad fortheirchidren So, they try
to restricttheirchidren fom watching TV.However, therparents
thin thatthere is n thin ad in watching
TV.Person aly Ithink thatwatching TV ring s chidren ly enefis un les they spend
in fon tofTV setles then a cou le fhou rs daiy Forthe folowing re son s,which Iwi
m enton elow,Ibeleve thattelevisio lays an es entalrole in chid's evelop m ent.
Firstofal,television elps a chid to extenthis orherrang e ofinterests.Chidren c n
find tm any ew thing s an m ake m any exi ng iscov eries for them selves.In add i on
to these prac tc l enefis television i prov es chidren's c bu lary theirm em ory and
gives them the o rtun iy to ain m ore k wledg e. think i is very es entalfora chid
O fc use,som eon e c n say thatthere are lenty fdiferentrec ou rses of
inform aton such as boo s and tea hers.But,Ithin in rm od ern world chidren
m ustle rn fasterand se al con tem p rary tec hno logy in rderto suc d
Se ond fal,watching cogn i v rog ram s helps chidren to le rn m ore ab twid lfe,
ou renv iron m entand abou the i po rtanc ofpreserving rforest
and wid ani als thatlve there.
Scientsts say thata chid shou ld twatch
TV m ore then m nu tes suc s ively Forexam ple,m y m otheralways m ade u ave
a brea k afterwatching TV m ore then alfan rand letou reyes restfor several
m nu tes before turning the TV again. Ithin i is the bestsoluton.
To sum up Ibeleve thattelevision ives chidren an al peop le the op rtu iy to le rn
whatc n tbe lea rn fom boo s.Television and m ov ies in artcularalow eop le to
fe lthe rea l y and see whatthey wi m ostlkely tbe able to see in their
lves.Person aly when Iwas a chid lked to watch cogn i ve prog ram s abou wid
ani als.Unfortun ately m y fam y ad ly e TV, tthese prog ram s were the o ly
on es we al wanted to watch. So we gathered in rlvin roo m and watched them in
com plete sienc and always rem em bertho se m om ents wih sm e on m y fa .

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Sam ple 82
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?
Chidr n should begin learning for ig
languag e as so n as they startscho l.Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to
su orty uropinion.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Langu age is the bestm e ns of com un ic ton In the m od ern lob alz to era i is
no tenough to able to spe k e langu age to com un ic te wih the ou tside world.
strong ly suppo rtthe ide thatchidren shou ld egin le rning a foreign langu age as
soon as they startschoo l.They faster ec om e fam arwih a strang e langu age,
i prov e theirhe ring abi y to erstand
new words as t e go es by and le rn ew words.In the folowing aragraph s Iwillst
som e re son s to suppo rtm y si on Firstofal,ifon e wants to se ou tcom e soon e
m uststartso er.So, the ea rly chidren begin to le rn ew langu age th eterwi be
the resul.Scientsts say thata chid es no tcon fuse two iferen langu ages bu tle rns
them m ore efec tvely
Se ond fal,adu ls are often afaid to m ake m stakes when they are spea king in a
new langu age.This fe ris on e ofthe igg estbar iers fora person in is eforts
to spe k fe ly O therwise,chidren afaid fm aking ram atc lm stakes
be use basic ly they justrepea twords and sentenc s in the way they e rthem .Also,
chidren ave a beterchanc to etrid fan ac nt.They fastergetused to
the rig tpro ciaton and eterfe lthe m elody fa langu age.
To sum up Ithin thati is very es entalforchidren to egin le rning a foreign
langu age in theirea rly ages.Itis brin m any enefis such as gre tpronu ciaton
Also i helps a chid evelop and ain m ore k wledg e which is good fora long run
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Sam ple 83
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?

Par nts orothe ad ltr latives should
m ake im portantde isions fortheir15 to ear-oldte nag e chidr n.
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uropinion.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Parents are in m ostc ses o rfirstte hers and fiend s.From m y every ay ex erience I
have to agree wih the statem entthati po rtantdec isio s shou ld e m ade by
parents oradu l relatves.In the folowing aragraph s Iwi give m y re so s to suppo rt
this statem ent.
Firstofal,te nage chidren ave the tend ency to lve in theirown fantasies.
They tcle rly erstand the rules o a rea llfe.W hen Iwas 18 e rs old thoug t
thatthe world was pere tand everything see m ed to e si ple.
Te nagers are basic ly inex erienc d they aspire forin epend enc and try to m ake
theirfirststeps towards fee do m . think thati is lke startng to walk when aby
ne ds is parents forsuppo rt.An ind epend entlfe is a big and sign ific nt artin a
person 's lfe.So, m y intis that
i is very i po rtantto m ake this step righ t.Se o fal,Ithin thatparents hav righ t
to interere in theirchidren's lves.They e d to k w whatkind ffiends
theirchidren ave and w chidren spend theirspare t e.Forexam ple Ihad an
eigh te n e rs old fiend who tre ly ang ry wih is parents when they
proh ibied i to e fien s wih a y
m an. Som eho w his parents found tthatthaty m an was oc sion aly taking
drug s.Thatm an was dea d in a ye r e use ofdrug abu se.Afterthatac ident m y
fiend thank ed is parents forthatintererenc .
Finaly Ithin te nage chidren shou ld m ore op en-m nd ed wih theirparents.Itwi
help them to m ake the rig tcho ice an av id m any m stakes.
To sum up Ibeleve thaty eop le shou ld trusttheirparents bec use they
wish theirchidren ly the best.
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Sam ple 84
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
Itis bet er forchidr n to row u in the cou tryside than in a big city
Do u ag r ordisag r ?
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to develop y ures a
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.

m od elanswer:
Som e peop le beleve thati is beterfor chidren to row up in the coun tryside than in a
big ciy However, therpeop le thin thata big ciy ives m ore op rtun i es
and i is good forthe lon ru Person aly forseveralrea son s Ithin thati is beterfor
chidren's he lh to row up in the cou try
Firstofal,i is very i po rtantfora chid to row up in a he lhy env iron m ent.Chidren
ne d fesh air, tpo luted the e am ou tofc rs and fac tories ofthe m od ern ciy
In the coun try they c n spend m ore t e exercising and walking wih theirfiend s.
Scientsts say thatnow chidren spend the sam e am oun toft e watching TV as they
atschoo l.
Prob ably the po s ibi y to join theirfiend s fora play wi chang e this ropo rton.
Ano theri po rtantaspe to this is thatparents wi have m ore t e to spen wih their
chidren as a resul of el natng trafic jam s and ec rea sin riving t e as a who le.
From the otherside,chidren ave som e adv antages lving in a big ciy For exam ple,
they ave m ore op rtu i es to cho se fom whatthey wantto They
c n choo se to atend aletsch l,school fart, m nastcs,etc.Forthe lo run itis
good forthem .They wi be beter repared fora lve in a "re lworld"and they wi have
m ore chanc s to m ake a c re rand suc d. M oreov er,a big ciy sualy as
m any entertainin c nters wih m ov ie the tres and lay staton s.W hen Iwas a chid I
lked to to the m ov ie the tre wih m y arents to watch rem ere.
O ne m ore re son to choo se a big ciy fora chid is thata ciy rov ides beterlv
cond i on s and servic s such as m edic l, ental,etc.M y fiend lved in the coun try fora
whie and e t e he and is fam y ad to rive a coup le ofhou rs to the e rest
m edic lc nterwhen is chid
a hea v cough.
To sum ariz ,Iagre wih tho se peo le
who wantto raise theirchidren in a ciy The plenty fo rtu i es ofered ciy
helps chidren to find whatthey re ly lke and e the bestati.M oreov er,
despie the airpo luton chidren eta eterm edic lservic thatis good for their
he lh
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Sam ple 85
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?
Chidr n should be r q ir d to help
w ith household tasks as so n as they re ble to do so
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uransw er .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.

m od elanswer:
The is ue abou twhetherchidren sho ld elp wih seh ld tasks as so as they are
able to so is op en fordebate.Som e eop le say thatchidren shou ld ev te m ore
t e forplaying wih theirfiend s,watching TV and study ing. However, ther eop le
beleve thatchidren shou ld elp theirparents wih seho ld tasks.Person aly for
severalre son s,which
wi ex lain elow,Iadh ere to the later intofview.
Firstofal,Ithink thatevery chid sho ld ave his orherown respon sibi es.W hen I
was a chid m y arents taugh tm e ho w to m ake bre kfastin the m orning So, Iwok
wentto the kichen and repared co le oftoasts forbre kfast.Itwas e sy and I
enjoy ed ing i bec use Ilked the way m y arents than ed m e and Ifel thatthey were
proud fm e.Also m y m om always wanted m e to w ho w to coo cle n and iron m y
cloth Than s to th lea rning wadays,when m y m aid c n
no tcom e to m y se Ihand le all seh ld tasks m yself.
Se ond fal, erorm ng seho ld task tea hes chidren to alue the job fpeop le
who id i.W hen Iwas a chid Idid i agine thatclea ning se cou ld e so t e
and energy con sum ng. So, when egan to som e ofthe h seho ld task
by m yselfIbegan to respe tthe job thers and tryed to cole tal m y toy after
m y laying wih them .
Finaly in seho ld tasks te hes chidren to arang e theirt e.In add i on to
tho se pra tc lbenefis, elp fom chidren alows parents to ave m ore spare t e for
theirperson allves and forthe chidren. A fam y c n ave m ore t e to spend wih eac h
othertalking, watching m ov ies orjustenjoy ing the bea utful m om ents.
To sum up Ithin thatchidren shou ld elp theirparents wih seho ld tasks.Doing
hou seho ld tasks helps them to row into ind epend ent,self-con fident,and atentve
person s who respec ttheir
parents.
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Sam ple 86
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W hatar som e im portantq alties ofa d su e visorbos ?
Use spe ific detais an exa m ples to explain w hy these q alties are
im portant.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.

m od elanswer:
M any eop le have to work ersom ebody 's sup ervisio In m ostc ses an em ploy e
do es no tchoo se his orherbo s ,
un les a sup ervisoris ele ted. In the folowing aragraph s Iwi lstthe m osti po rtant
qu al es ofm y "idea lbo s ".Firstofal, e m ustbe i partal.Ibelev thati is very
i po rtantto m ake a
tec hn ic ldec isio thin abou tsom eb 's rom oto etc.i partaly Forinstanc ,m y
fiend is a sup ervisoron a dairy m .
Itis his fam y's bu sines so a lotofhis relatves work there.Buthe never
prom otes som eon e bec use he orshe is his fam y Ithin i is a good al y fora s .
Se ond fal,m y "ide lbo s "m ustbe est, atentan atentve.He sho ld ay
atenton to eop le's fe lng s,encou rage them by incre sing theirsalary
lsten to theirsu eston s abou ti prov ing labo rco i on s and rod ctviy For
instanc ,ifhe do es no tsatsfied wih the
resul he sh ld erstand the origin the prob lem and ex lain eop le ho w to fix i.In
add i on e m ustk w ho w to solv con flcts thatc n arise betwe n em ploy e s.
Ano theri po rtantqu al y fa bo s is the abi y to choo se the righ tdec ision s and to
le rn som ebody 's m stakes.
Finaly Ithin a go s m ustvalue his rherem ploy e s bec use the profit irec ty
depend s on the peop le who work there.
In con clusion Ithin a goo s shou ld e able to m ake his peop le enjoy the work they
are d ing and enco rage their i genc .
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Som e people enjo change, n they lo k forw ard to new expe ienc s.O the s
lke theirlves to sta the sam e, n they do notchange theirusua habits.
Com par these tw o p ro ches to lfe. hich ap ro ch do u pr fer ? Explain
w hy
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m od elanswer:
Som e peop le lke to lve in the sam e se, ave the sam e job an abis all
theirlves.However, thers aspire to chang es and ew ex erienc .Person aly forthe
severalre son s,which Iwilex lain elow,Ipreferthe firstapp roac h to lfe.
Firstofal,chang es in e's lfe bring m any enefis.O ne tries new thing s, ains ew
k wledg e an ex erienc .Ithin it

is gre tbe use wihou tchang es lfe e om es bo ring Ialways try to m ak chang es in
m y lfe.M oreov er,when Ife lthatm y lfe is bo ring Ido tfee lwellabou ti.Ifee llke I
spenttho se days for thin Idid tdo any thing exi n le rntno thing interestng
and Ijustwaisted m y t e.
Se ond fal, eop le ne d chang es.Furtherm ore,we ne d stac les to ercom e
and re h rgo als.Ibelev thatchang es m ake us strong er,m ore
persistent,m ore self-con fident,and m ore atent.Also Ife lthatal peop le who
suc ded in lfe lke chang es and ew ex erienc be use i is i po s ible to the
bestatsom e field wihou tperec tng the presentk wledg e an ain ew ex erienc .
Peop le c tch every
oppo rtun iy to lea rn m ore and chang e theirlfe forthe best.
From the otherside, eop le who lke theirlves to stay the sam e are very erm anent.
They ave the sam e job al theirlfe,the sam e habis,the sam e we k-end s and even
the sam e ye rs in e rs ou t.Ithin i is rin W hatwi they tel theirchidren abou t
theirlves? W hatkind con tribu ton wi they m ake forthe society? Ithin such eop le
are justafaid fchang es.
Ithink curiosiy and aspiraton to the new
ex erienc are two fthe m ain re son s of m an ev luton. Peop le always wanted to
bre k l s and ain m ore k wledg e and ex erienc .So, eop le who enjo change
are the eng ine ofh m an evelop m ent.
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Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?
Busines es should do nything they can to m ake a profit.
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty urposition.
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m od elanswer:
Ido tagre wih the statem entthat sines es shou ld any thing they c n to m ake
a profi.Istate m y inion the folowing ints.
Firstofal,every com pany m usthave is m oralcod e.Itm e ns thata com pany shou ld
trea tis clents pro erly and respec ttheirrigh ts.O fc use a com pany
m ay lose a partofis profi bu tsec uriy is clents m ustbe on the firstpla .
O therwise,clents wi swich to ano thercom pany and everbe bac k Forinstanc ,a few
ye rs ag "Jon son &Jon son" ro c d a new ty e ofpaink i ers.
Unfortun ately this produ ctwas no ttested rop erly As a resul ofthis m any eop le ied
and re ived injures.The presidento the com pany m ade a crucialdec ision to c l bac k

al pain i ers fom all istribu tors an ay to al injured custom ers fortheirtre t ent.It
costa lot fm on ey forthe com pany ti saved is i age and clents.Itwas a very
dificult ec ision, tthe presidentofthe com pany erstood thati wou ld costhi
even
m ore in the future be use he wou ld tbe able to return clents'respec t.Loo sing
custom ers m ea ns fora com pany loo sing
is profi.
Se ond fal,in rderto suc d in the m od ern world com panies have to com pete wih
e h ther.M any com panies lose theirprofi dec rea sing ric s o their rod cts.They
do taspire forextra
profi bu tforclents'satsfac to Com panies do i be use they wanttheir rodu cts
sold and theircustom ers satsfied. They ferdisco ts,fee
delvery fe servic ,fee Internetac s , return servic ,etc.Al these are do
to m ake theirold custom ers happy and atrac tnew clents.
To sum up Ithin a com pany which the ly alis profi wi no tsuc d wadays.
O therwise,com panies thatrespec ttheirclents and wantto se them satsfied wi
m ake a fortun e.
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Busines es should hir em plo e s fo theirentir lves.
Do u ag r ordisag r ?
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uransw er .
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m od elanswer:
Iwou ld ave to com pletely isagre wih the statem entabov e.In the folowing
paragraph s Iwi o t ne the basic con c pts ofm y si o
Firstofal,Iwi lea stthe m ajor isad antages forem plo ers.O n the tod ay's m arketa
com pany m ustbe very flexible in rderto com pete wih ther
firm s.So, i agine the siuaton when com pany c n tfire is em ploy e s to stay
the m arket.Itwi le d to loo sing ly a profi, tthe clents,m arketshare and
com pet ve abi y Now,i agine the siuaton when a com pany is growing fast,
everything is goo and the nextfew ye rs are go ing to e exc lent.So em ploy ers e d
m ore peop le to extend the
produ cton. However, c n tel whatwi happ en in a few ye rs.In this c se,
em ploy ers wi be afaid to ire new

peop le and extend theirb sines bec use they wi no tbe able to fire them if
som ething es wrong. Ano theri po rtan aspec tofthis is thata com pany c n ave
the bestem ploy e s.Itc n thire
the beteron e wih tdism s ing ano therem ploy e .
W hatkind fdisad antages wi have an
em ploy e in exchang e forthis kind fjob sec uriy? Firstofal,i wi be very ificul to
find a job ifo e is no tthe best, ec use an em ploy erdo es no twantto spend m on ey
on e's edu c ton Besides,em ploy erwi no thave a chanc to fire
on e ifhe do es no tdo is job wel.Sec ond fal,em ploy e s wih this kind fsec uriy
tend tto ere tthem selves bec use
afterthey are hired they c n tlose theirjob
In con clusion Iwo ld lke to add thatthis statem enthas som e po si ve aspec ts too
such as co stancy a strong spiri ofthe com pany etc.This system takes pla in
Japan and som e com panies suc ded in
i.ButIthink thatthe rea son fi sub sists in the Japanese tradi on s,the partcular
culuralfe tures, abis and custom s.However, tod ay's m arkethere in th
Unied States a com pany c n taford to ire em ploy e s fortheirentre lfe.
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S ould a city try to pr se ve its old,historic b idings ordestro them and
r plac them w ith m ode n b idings? Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to
su orty uropinion.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Som e peop le thin thatold istoric iding s are no ee d forthe ciy and they shou ld
be destroy ed and replac d wih m od ern es.However, therpeop le eleve that
historic b iding s m ustbe reserved in rderto w and rem em ber rpast.For
severalre son s thatIwilm ento elow Iagre wih tho se peop le who wantto
preserve old istoric l iding s.
Firstofal, reserving istoric l iding s we pas ou rhistory to rfuture
generaton s.Ithin thatou tchidren shou ld w theirhistory le rn fom itand respec t
i.Peop le nee d to w their
tradi on s and custom s,which are pric less and ir eplac ble.O urhistory is our
k wledg e an wer.From m y inion
we ne d to reserve and restore historic l iding s.By estroy ing them we show ou r
disrespec tto rforefathers and theirtradi on s.
Se ond fal, reserving istoric l idin s a ciy c n atrac tm any travelers.
W lcom ng tou rists a ciy c n etm an enefis includ ing m on ey which c n spenton
preserving istoric lbu iding s as wel as on i prov ing roads and fac i es.Also m any

tou rists m ea n a lotofnew sines op rtu i es.An theri po rtant aspec tofthis is
thatbu sines m en wi be wi ng to id ew rec rea ton alc nters, tels,m ov ie
the ters,shopp ing c nters to m ake a ciy m ore atrac tve fortravelers.
In add i o to tho se prac tc lbenefis,m any eop le wi have the oppo rtun iy to eta
job. Al this is good forthe ec ono m y fthe ciy
To sum up Ibeleve thatpreserving ld, historic lbu idin s c n ring ly enefis to a
ciy and al hu m ank ind.
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The g e nm enthas an ou c d thatitplans to b id a new u ive sity
Som e people thin thaty urcom u ity w ould be a d plac to locate the
u ive sity
Com par the adv ntag es and disadv ntag es ofestablshing new
u ive sity in y urcom u ity
Use spe ific detais in y urdiscus ion.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Ithink i is a gre tide to id a new iversiy in m y com un iy However, thin i is
a con trov ersialqu eston whetherthe b iding fa new un iversiy wi brin ly enefis
to rcom un iy In this es ay Iwi analyz adv antages and isadv antages ofthis
is ue and resentm y iew in fav rofestablshing a new iversiy in m y com un iy
From the o e side,establshing a new iversiy in m y com un iy ring s m any enefis.
Firstofal,a new con structo m e ns m ore job rtun i es.Ithin itwou ld e good for
m y com un iy e use
m any eop le have to spend m uch t e riving to theirwork ay in and ay ec use
they co ld tfind a job in eighb rhood. Sec ond fal,a new iversiy is a good
chanc to m e tnew eop le and Ilke this oppo rtu iy M any stud ents wi lve in r
com un iy Finaly ifa new un iversiy is bu i in m y com un iy there is a big chanc
thatIwil e wi ng to enrol in i.Ithin i is gre t ec use i is no tfarfom m y la
and
do thave to m ov e to ano therpartofthe ciy Ano theri po rtantaspec tofthis is that
peop le fom m y com un iy wi hav a chanc to se new lbraries and fac i es fa
new un iversiy Forexam ple som e eop le c n take cou rses and clas es there.From the
otherside, idin a new iversiy c n ring som e disadv antages.A new con structo
m e ns n ise,trafic

jam s and iferentkind s ofpo luto In add i on to these disadv antages,m any
peop le in rcom un iy c n c use m ore no ise espec ialy in the evening s.
To sum up Ithin thatIwou ld suppo rtthe e ision fthe gov ernm entofestablshing a
new un iversiy in m y com un iy espie a few disadv antages thatcou ld folow this
con structon Ibeleve thata new iversiy wi incre se a chanc ofm any
peop le to eta hig eredu c ton ain m ore k wledg e and ex erienc ,which wi help
them to suc d in tod ays world.
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task
A com pany has an ou c d thatitw ishes to b id a large factory neary ur
com u ity
Discus the adv ntag es and disadv ntag es ofthis new influenc o ur
com u ity
Do u su ortorop ose the factory Explain y urposition.
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m od elanswer:
Iam fom Saint-Petersb rg, Rus ia. eleve thatbu idin a large fac tory ea rm y
com un iy as ad antages as wel as
disadv antages.In the folowing aragraphs
Iwi lstbasic benefis and los es thatwi be brough tb a new fa tory
Forseveralre son s,Ithink thata new fa tory wi no tbe a good add i on to m y
neighbo rh Firstofal,fac tories often ring luton. They are pron e to
con tam natng the loc lairand water.Se ond fal,fac tories m ake no ise.Ano ther
i po rtantaspec tofbu iding
new fa tory e rb is thati wi m ake the loc ltrafic he v As a resul ofthis,the
am oun toftrafic co eston s wil
incre se,as wel as con tam naton fthe air.So, al these obv iou sly wi no tm ak
on e's lfe happ ierand e lhierin m y com un iy
From the otherside,Ibeleve thata new fa tory wi brin som e adv antages to m y
com un iy Firstofal,i wi bring ew
job rtun i es.M any spec ialsts wi be requ ired to work there.Sec ond fal, thin
m any loc lcom u iy fac i es wil ave to e renov ated to tain relable supp ly f
waterand ele triciy So, som e ld ipes m ay e chang ed. Ano theri po rtantbenefi of
this is thatthe loc lroads in rderto m anage the increa sin trafic wi be rebu i and

widened. However,Ido tthin thatlsted abov enefis are worth al these troub les
includ ing watercon tam naton and the con stantpo luton fair.From m y intof iew al
fac tories m ustbe b i farfom
the peop le com u i es bec use they c n e re ly arm fulforpeop le's he lh
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Ithas r ntly be n an ou c d thata new m o ie theate m a be b itin y ur
neigh orho d.
Do u su ortorop ose this plan? hy
Use spe ific r asons an detais to su orty uransw er .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Ilve in a sm al com un iy From m y every ay ex erienc and servaton Ic n say
thatthe ide ab tbu idin a new
the tre in m y eigh rhood as som e adv antages as wel as disadv antages.In this
es ay Iwi firstfocus on the re son wh Isupp rtthis ide and then m ov e on to
analyzing wh Iop se i.
Firstofal,Ilke m ov ies and m y sband an Isom et es go to the m ov ie the tre to
watch rem eres.Unfortun ately i is t e-con sum ng forus.W have to rive abou
50 m nu tes to the ne restm ov ies the tre.So, the idea ofhaving a m ov ie thea tre in r
neighbo rh se m s very atrac tve.Itwou ld save us an rjustto etthere and
ano therhou rto etbac k m e.Ano theri po rtantaspec tofi is thatin this c se
we wi be able to etto the m ov ie thea tre foo t.Im ustto con fes thatwe alway
have parking tro les in the parkin spa e ea rthe m ov ie the tre.
Se ond fal, ew m ov ie thea tre is a very
good lac forstud ents who wantto ea rn som e m o ey M y sband and Ilve ne ra
stud entcom un iy so Ithin i wou ld
a grea tnews forthem .In add i on to this rac tc lbenefi stud ents wi be able to watch
al m ov ies fe ofcharge.Isuppo se i is a grea tway to save som e m on ey Finaly there
are usualy m any restaurants and entertainin c nters around a m ov ie the tre.There
peop le c n ave dinn ero lay am e m a hines.
In con trast,Ithin thatthe bu iding fa ew m ov ie thea tre wi destroy the sience and
be uty fou tcom un iy Such entertaining c nters are often isy M oreo er,trafic
jam s wi prob ably the resul ofi.
In con clusion Ithin thatifthe qu esto was ab tbu idin a new m ov ie thea tre in the
nextneigh rhood Iwou ld com pletely
agre .

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Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent? People should r ad nly
those bo ks thatar aboutr al events,r alpeople, n establshed
facts.
Use spe ific r asons an detais to su orty uropinion.
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Som e peop le thin thatficton s hav se atal.They clai thatpeo le shou ld
re d abou tre levents thattoo lac ,re lpeop le,and establshed fac ts. ave to
totaly isagree wih this statem ent.From m y every ay ex erience and servaton I
c n stand thatficton, m rac les and fairy tais are requ ired in lfe.Forseveral
re son s,which Iwil
m enton elow,Ibeleve thatficto lay an es entalrole in rlfe.
Firstofal,i is kin fdificul to i agine a six e rold chid re ding abou l cs or
history wih the re lfac ts thatare no talways plea sant.Ithink thatchidren e d
m rac les and Santa Clau e use the re lworld is too com plc ted forthem .They are
too inno c ntand
inex erienc d to w the re lfac ts and erstand whata re llfe is abo t.In
add i on Iam sure thatm aking a chid re d ly non -ficton s c n resul in
sho ck
Se ond fal,folowing this statem en abou trefusing fom re ding s about ficton
events we also sh ld refuse fom festvals, arades,an c lebraton such ldays as
Halowe n e use m ostofthe charac ters there are ficton al.M oreov er,com c boo s
wi disapp ea ras wel as ani ated fi s and ficton m ov ies.The isadv antage ofnon -
ficton les in the
fac ts thatno thin app ens to excie th m nd and spiri.From the otherside,ficton
prov ides a gre tslop e fora m nd to think cre tvely
In con clusion Ithin thatpeop le ne d m rac les.W c n tbe satsfied wih
on ly aked truth Hum an ind m ust eleve in som ething and this belefhelp eop le
bre k l s and m ake new inv enton s.
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Ithas bee n said, Noteve ything thatis learned is contained in bo ks. Com pare
an contrastk ow ledge g ined fro exper ienc w ith k ow ledge g ined fro
bo ks.
In y uropinion,w hich sour is m ore im portant? hy
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Peop le are le rnin and rac tcing through theirentre lfe.Ibeleve thatlfe ex erienc
and rac tc are the basic rea son s ofthe hu m an ind 's ev luton However,in m y
op inion wledge
gained fom book s plays a very i po rtant role in the m od ern lfe.
The m ostobv iou sly i po rtantadv antage fboo s is thatthey ld al k wledge ained
by reviou s generaton s.Peop le wrie book s abou ttheirdiscov eries and inv enton s,
which are gained through rac tc an ex erienc .This k wledg e is ac um ulated in
book s thatare pas ed fom
generaton to eneraton. So asic ly eop le getal k wledg e abou tthe reviou s
a hievem ents fom boo s,analyz i and than a ording to theirex erienc and ew
data,wrie new book s.In this c se, s are the ho lders of m ank ind 's ex erienc .
Forexam ple,atold t es peop le th thatthe Earth was flat.Itwas con clud ed fom
ob servaton s and studdy ing. However,the nextgenerato s, sing th ex erienc of
theiranc stors, rov ed thatthe Earth was roun
Person aly Ithin thatboo s are very i po rtantbec use they are able to iv eop le
the basic and fund am ental wledg e.Boo s store history the i po rtantevents and
discov eries.W iho them i is dificul and som et es i po s ible to m ov e forward,
m ake new
discov eries and inv enton s.
To sum ariz ,Ithink a person shou ld take basic k wledg e fom boo s bec use i wi
help i to m ake his own inv enton s,con clusion s and iscov eries.O nly sing th
book s and es ex erienc on e c n m ov e forward.
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M any parts ofthe w orld ar losing im portantnaturalr sour s,such a
for sts, nim als, rclean w ater .Cho se one r sour thatis
disap earing n explain w hy itne ds to
be sav ed.
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uropinion.

You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
As hu m an's pop laton is dram atc ly rising every e r, eop le's requ irem ents are
incre sin too W ne d m ore fo
m ore fesh water,m ore plac s to lve.As a resul ofthis m any arts ofthe world are
losing es entalan som et es irepla ble resou rc s,such as forest,ani als, r
fesh water.In this es ay Iwilfocus o the thre tofdisapp e rin m any wid ani als.
The re son wh Ithink thatani als shou ld e preserved is thatal lving cre tures on
this planetare con e ted wih e h ther.So, the disapp e ranc ofon ly e spec ies
c n c use dram atc chang es in the planetan even ea th fm any therlving
crea tures.Forexam ple,the isap e ranc ofbats wi c use the huge incre sing f
insec tpopu laton and this wi reflec to al ani als and lants.Ano therexam ple is that
ifthe p laton fbats incre ses,the popu laton finsec ts wi dec re se sign ific nty
and this wilc use the disapp e ranc ofm any lants ec use insec ts are the m ain
po l nators.So Ithink i is very i po rtantto reserv al spec ies on rplanetand lve
in arm ony wih renv iron m ent.
Ano theri po rtantre son wh Ithin thatani als shou ld e saved is thatI,
person aly twantm y chid to lea rn abou tdiferentani als fom boo s and t
be able to see them alve.Ithin i is sham efulforhu m ank ind to ex lain chidren
thatwe are the re son wh tho se ani als disapp ea red
In con clusion Iwo ld lke to say thatthe is ue abo tlosing i po rtantnaturalresou rc s
is top ic land en fordebate wadays.Ibeleve thatto etherpeop le c n m ake a
diferenc .From m y into iew,the firstprob lem we sh ld find soluton foris
hu m an's ov erpopu laton. As Im enton ed abov e peo le's dem and s are rowing and this
m e ns we con sum e m ore and m ore naturalresou rc s.The sec ond esto which is on
the lstofm osti p rtantis ues,is po luton inclu ing the airpo luton waterpo luton
etc.
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Som e people thin thath m an ne ds fo farm lan ,housing n in stry re m or
im portantthan sa ing lan fo en ange d anim als.Do u ag r o disag r w ith
this pointofview ? hy w hy not?
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uransw er .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:

As hu m an laton is sign ific nty risin every e r, eop le's req irem ents are
incre sin too W ne d m ore fo m ore m a hines,m ore pla to lve.As a resul of
this peop le ne d m ore land to satsfy theirrequ irem ents.W cul vate and irigate m ore
and m ore land to lant egetables,bu id ew bu iding s,airpo rts,roads,etc.Ithin
som et es we forgetthatwe are no talon e on this planet.Ihav to isagree wih tho se
peop le who thin thathu m an ee ds are m ore i po rtantthan
saving land foren ang ered ani als.Ibase m y inio the folowing ints.
Firstofal,as Ialrea dy m enton ed, we are talon e on this planet.A few c nturies ag
we were the partofwid ature.
thin we ne d to rem em berthis fac tand
respec tal cre tures aro s.
Se ond fal,Ibeleve thatwe al ne d to think fthe pro lem ofov erpopu laton The
hu m an laton is dram atc ly incre sing and we have to som ething abou ti.
From m y inion every fam y sh ld ave no m ore than two chidren Itwi help to
stop the growth fpopu laton ec rea se hu m an ee ds forfarm and, sing and
indu stry
In con clusion Ithin i is a very top ic l eston wadays.M y intis thatall
peop le shou ld answerthis qu eston and find the soluton
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Som e people beleve thatthe bestw a learning boutlfe is by lstening to the
advic offam iy n frien s.O therpeople beleve thatthe bestw a learning
aboutlfe is through pe sonal expe ienc .Com par the adv ntag es o these tw o
dif er ntw a s oflearning boutlfe. hich do u thin is pr fe able?
Use spe ific ex m ples to su orty urpr fe nc .
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m od elanswer:
From m y every ay ex erienc and servaton Ic n stand thatthe bestway f
le rning abou tlfe is through erso alex erienc .However,som e peop le think thati
is wiserto le rn ab tlfe through lstening to the adv ic offam y and
fiend s.Itdo es no tm e n Itotaly isagree wih this way fle rning M oreov er, thin
thati is wise fora person to take an interm ediate po si o ec use eac h
these ways has is own ad antages.Below Iwi give m y re son s to supp rtm y int f
view.

From the o e side,le rning through e's erson alex erienc brin s m any enefis.
Firstofal,scientsts say thatperson alex erienc has gre teri pac ton a person. I
have to agree wih this.Take forexam ple chidren They wi no tbeleve their
parents thatsom ething c n rtthem un tl
they try i and m ake sure in i.Furtherm ore,m ostlkely they wilrem em berthis
ex erienc lo er.Se ond fal, eop le le rn w to analyz theirm stakes,m ake
con clusion s and extt e try to av id them .So, Ithin i is a gre tex erienc that
m akes peop le stro er,m ore self-co fidentan ersistent.They ain m ore k wledg e
and ex erienc thatwi be very elpfuland aluable in th future.
From the otherside,lstening to the adv ice ffam y and fiend s bring s m an enefis
too Parents wih re tpatenc pas do wn theirk wledg e and ex erienc to their
chidren They te h them al they and they wanttheirchidren tm ak the
sam e m stakes.In add i on to tho se ra tc lbenefis,lea rning fom
som eon e's adv ic is painles .Forexam ple, arents n wadays very ften talk to their
chidren abo tdrug s.Ithink i is a grea texam ple when e shou ld ttry rug s in rder
to ain ew ex erienc .Ithin i is a c se when chidren m usttrusttheir
parents.
To sum up Ithin i is wise to com bin th fthese ways to le rn and try to analyz
person alm stakes as wel as no erson al.Ithink tog etherthey c n re ty si plfy
on e's lfe and m ake the way to suc s sho rter.
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Som e people lke to do nly w hatthey lr ady do w el.
O the people pr fe to try new thing n take risks. hich do u pr fe ? Use
spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty urchoic .
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m od elanswer:
Form m y every ay ex erienc and servaton Ithin thatal peop le who suc ded in
lfe had to work ard and ain m ore k wledg e and ex erienc in rderto rea h their
go als.From the other and, eop le who al theirlfe do things they alrea dy wel and
do ti prov
theirk wledg e do tm ov e forward. ase m y statem enton the folowing ints.First
ofal, eop le who wantto suc d m ustco stanty i prov e theirk wledge and ain
m ore ex erienc .M oreov er,they m ustbe the bestattheirprofes ion So, they e d to
try ew thing s,take risk som et es and work ard.

Se ond fal,i is i po s ible to lv wihou ttrying ew thing s.Im agine one wants to
le rn w to rive.He wi never e able to i wihou tle rning ew thing s such as
driving rules.
Person aly Ithin thati is very interestng to le rn ew,to ain m ore ex erienc ,to
m ake new go als an re h them .Life is too sho rtto stay lac .Peop le ne d
chang es bec use they
m ake ou rlves m ore bea utfuland exi ng. W find tnew thing s,lea rn ew thing
and re m to w otherthing s.Peop le ee d chaleng es be use whie ov ercom n
ob stac les we m ake new discov eries, e om e stron er, erec tou rselves an m ov e
forward.
To sum up Ibeleve thatpeop le's aspiraton forle rning ew thing s is the m ain
re son the way we lve no w.Peop le m ake m any iscov eries and inv entons thatm ake
ou rlves ea sier, app ierand long er.
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Som e people sa thatadve tising
encourag es us to b y things w e r aly do notne d.O the s sa that
adve tisem ents tel us aboutnew prod cts thatm a im pro e ourlves. hich
view pointdo u ag r w ith? Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su ort
y uransw er .
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m od elanswer:
Ithink thatevery e c n ivide alladv ertsing rodu cts and servic s into seles on es
and sefulon es.Itis lk loo ing throu an inform aton esk when ay atenton to
tho se m es ages thatinteresty Take m e forexam ple.
Ido tlke jewelry Itdo es n tm ea n Ido thave i atal,Ihave a co le o
inex ensive ring s as gifts fom m y
parents.Ijustthin eop le pay too m uch atenton to this stuf.Ibeleve i is the resul
ofm as adv ertsin Every ay when Iam watching TV,lstening to the radio re ding
the paperIno tc m any ads abou et ng an ex ensive ring, chain, ec klac e re r-
ring s.From m y intofview these in s ofadv ertsing con tam nate peop le's m nd s.In
this c se y are encou raged to thing s y trea ly e d They m ake y
beleve y e d such rodu cts in rderto suc d rbe happy

From the otherside,Ithin thatadv ertsem ents ofthe new detergents wih -to-date
form ulas to elp m aintain rcloth in erec tcon i on s,the new c rs wih som e
extra futures thatm ak
y rtravelng m ore com fortable and spo rts good s thatm ake y rlfe he lhierm ay elp
y to i prov e y rlfe.Re nty m y sband and Isaw an ad the Internetabou ta
very interestng an inex ensive v c ton to Japan fora we k Is no ti awesom e? W
lke travelng. So w we are plann ing to find tm ore abou ti and m ay e,m ake
reservaton s. eleve thatwihou tad ertsem ents we wou ld e un aware abou tplenty
oppo tun i es thatm ay m ake y rlfe app ier,e sierand les stres ful.
M y intis thatevery erso as his own sc le ofvalues.So ifhe is vegetarian wi
con sideran ad abo tm e tprodu cts seles forhi .
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Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?
Adve tising can tel y u a lotabouta cou try
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to su orty uransw er .
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m od elanswer:
Every coun try as is own culure an tradi on s.There is no tthatan
adv ertsing c m paign condu cted in Rus ia wi no thave the sam e afec there in the
Unied States.Letus take forexam ple adv ertsem entoffood and restaurants.
A hug e am oun toffastfo stan s su esttheirservic s forbre kfast,lun ch inn er
and supp erhere in Hou ston. The com pet on is very stron Every we k etin r
m ai-box an env elop e wih iferentty es ofdiscoun ts in exchange forvisi ng them or
orderin iz .W tching TV y are also fom t e to t e inv ied to isi a restaurant
in rder
to taste som e delciou s food Itis n e use i is ea sy to m ake m on ey coo ing t
be use the dem and forsuch servic is igh. Firstofal, eop le lke to
som et es to ave dinn erwih fiend s.Sec o fal,i is often i po s ible to rive
ho m e forlun ch Itc n e t e
con sum ng.
As forRus ia,i is a grea ttradi on to av inn eratho m e wih the fam y and to the
restaurantforbig ldays.
Add i on aly fastfo is no tp larin Rus ia.So wi se adv ertsem ents of
y rts,cofe , airy rodu cts and juice inste d frestaurants and fastfoo stand s.In
con clusion Iwou ld lke to add thatin rderto suc d in adv ertsing c m paign

espe ialy the internaton alm arketcom pany m ustk w tradi on s,langu age an
history fthe coun try
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Som e people pr fe to plan activities fo theirfr tim e ve y car fuly O the s
cho se notto m ake any plans atal fo theirfr tim e.Com par the benefits o
plan ing fr -tim e activities w ith the benefits ofnotm aking plans.
W hich do u pr fe -plan ing rno plan ing fory urleisur tim e?
Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to explain y urchoic .
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m od elanswer:
Nowadays peo le have so m any thin s to thatthey al ostalways do thav
enough t e fori.W hen we go to ed we
c refuly think and lan rnextday and i co tnu es day in and ay t.W wak
re olec tou rchec klstwih thing s to and in a few m nu tes we are alre d in a c ron
ou rway to the ofic .O ften eo le do thave t e forthem selves.So when eo le
have som e spare t e they wantto se i wisely Som e peop le referto lan ac tvi es
fortheirfe t e ery c refuly However, thers prefern to m ake any lans.In this
es ay Iwil
analyz b th c ses and resentm y iew in fav rofplan ing fee -t e ac tvi es.From
the on e side, tm aking any lans an justlet ng the t e pas by forsom e t e have
som e benefis.Firstofal, erson c n justrelax enjoy the bea utful m om ents,spend
his orhert e wih lov ed es,watch a m ov ie,lsten to relaxing m usic, serve the
flowers in loo m fom
the windo w,con tem plate abou this orherlfe and justslow do wn the pac oflfe.
thin i is a very way to el nate e's stres and tension and justle ve all
troub les and wor ies behind.
From the otherside,c refulplann ing c n ring m any enefis too. Firstofal, c n
travel.However,travelng requ ires som e plann ing to e m ade.Forexam ple, e m ost
lkely wi ne d a h telro m .So the reservaton shou ld e m ad
beforehand Also, i is wise to chec k e's c rto av id re k wns and ave an
un inter up ted wor y-fe trip Sec ond al, lann ing e's ac tvi es alows to spend
on e's fe t e the way e/she lkes.Forinstanc ,ifIwantto lay tenn is on incom n
we k-end Iwi c rtainly m ake a reservaton fora cou rtbe use in this c se Iwi no tbe
disappo inted wih the waste

ofm y t e.Person aly Ipreferto m ak lans form y fe t e bec use i alows m e to
spen m y a ton rwe k-end s the way Iwanti.
To sum up Ithin c refulplann ing alows eop le to erive m axi um benefis fom their
fe t e.However,Im ustcon fess som et es Ialow m y selfjustto stay at m e wih
m y fiend s and fam y and m ake any lans.
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The 21 stc ntury has begu . hat changes do u thin this new c ntury
w i bring
Use exa m ples an detais in y ur nsw er .
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m od elanswer:
M an, through the ages, as und erg m any chang es fom the t e when epicted a
herd fm am oths on the wals fhis c ve to these days when e c n cre te bea utful
pictures and even m ak cofee by se ofcom pu tertec h log ies wihou tlea ving is
fav rie chair.The
20 th c ntury m ade hug e steps in evelop ing com p terte hno log ies an re hed
m any als thatm ade ou rlfe
m uch e sier.W hatshou ld we ex e tin the
21 stc ntury
Firstofal,Ithink thatthe pac ofou rlfe wi spee d :we wi m ov e fasterfom e
plac to ano ther,fom on e con tnentto ano therusing ig spe d jetairplanes.Sec ond
ofal,Ibeleve thatwe wi be
able to m any thing s thattake m uch t e no w wihou tle ving rh se.Com pu ters
wi be everywhere includ ing tclothes.M any eop le wi have chips and m ni
com pu ters inserted in theirhea ds to ld e am oun tofinform aton and ave a qu ick
a s to i.
Butwhatwi be the m ostam az ing thin in the 21 stc ntury is the flg ts to th
ou terspa and M ars thatwi be avaiable to al peop le.Scientsts say thatM ars has
m any thing s si arto the Earth's.M oreov er,they say thatwih the help
m od ern te hno logy eop le c n artficialy cre te co i o s thatwi alow peop le to lve
there o the con stantbasis.
To sum up Iam sure thatm any am az ing chang es wi be brough tby the 2 stc ntury
Furtherm ore,Ithin thatwih the elp fthe con tem po rary te hno log ies eop le c n
m any thing s thatwere even dificul to i agine a c ntury ago. So, wadays i is rather

dificul and even i po s ible to i agine al chang es thatwil app en in the next
de des.
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Al ed cation,prim ary se on ary nd furthe ed cation,should be fr to ll
people an paid forby the g e nm ent.Do u ag r ordisag r w ith this
statem ent?
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m od elanswer:
Diferentco tries have diferent edu c ton system s.Ido tk w al the edu c ton
system s in the world tal the es Ido w abou thave fe school edu c ton at
pri ary and sec on ary level.Ic rtainly agre wih the statem entthatthis shou ld e the
c se.Ibelev iversiy edu c ton is diferent.
No m aterwhatstand ard fincom e som eon e has orwhatsociety som eone com es
fom ,every e sho ld ave the rtun iy to ave a goo stand ard edu c ton. This
is no talways what app ens bu ti is whatshou ld app en Private schoo ls c n e
avaiable fortho se who wantand c n aford i b tthe fee schoo ls shou ld always be
there.This is c rtainly e ofthe bestatribu tes of western em ocra y and al coun tries
itse m s strive to atain siuaton alho som e have pro lem s d e to the ec ono m c
and l c lsiuaton s in theircoun tries.G ov ernm ents shou ld m ake sure thatalltheir
ci z ns have ac s to a good stand ard ffe edu c ton atpri ary and se ond ary
level.
Furtheredu c ton is diferent.In an ide lworld this shou ld e fe bu tg ernm ents
have a lotofdem and s on theirm on ey think thatstud ents shou ld ave to ay m ay e
no tal, tatle sta con trib ton towards theirtui on fee s.They wi be able to ea rn i
ba k c they av rad ated The U has this system where s in the US stud ents
have to ay alltheirhigh tui on fee s which c n run into the tens ofthou san s ofdo lars
ov era fullco rse.Iam no tsure ifIagre wih this ti c rtainly wou ld m ake sure that
stud ents m ake the bestofeforts to as or al theirm on ey wou ld e wasted.
Therefore Icon clud e thatpri ary and sec ond ary edu c ton shou ld e fee ly avaiable
foral ifpo s ible b tthatfurtheredu c ton sho ld tnec s ariy e who ly fe .
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Trade an trav elw ould be a loteasierw ith a single, lobalcur ncy thatw e all
use.
Do u ag r ordisag r w ith this statem ent? uld a single cur ncy
cause any problem s?
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m od elanswer:
Itis clea rto m e thatthe ide ofa sin le lob alcur ency is an exc lentide lto
work towards.There c n e no tthattrade and travelwou ld e vasty e sier.O n the
otherhand Ibeleve thati wou ld c use rob lem s to ay
The benefis ofa sing le cur ency c n se n wih the use in Europ e ofthe Euro.
W henevery are travel ng etwe n coun tries using the Euro, the prob lem s of
curency chang ing and exchang e rates are istory Si arly sines betwe n
coun tries using the Euros is so m uch e sier;no m ore wor ying abou texchange rate
risk and ricing Every es m on ey is the sam e.The sam e thing is true wih the US
do lar.M ostcoun tries do tuse the US do larbu ti is ac pted in m any
plac s.There are m any coun tries thaty c n travelto and justtake US d lars to
use.
Atpresentthough a glo alcur ency wou ld
be i p s ible.Firsty m ostcoun tries wou ld ta ptthe ide .Sec ond ly allcoun tries
are in iferentec o m c states.Som e are e o m c ly ery strong and som e are in a
state ofcolapse wih inflaton ruinin the ec ono m y Such coun tries cou ld tbe brough t
into world cur ency as i wou ld c use m as iv financialinstabi y worldwide.So i is
clea rthata glob alcurency wou ld ind e d c use som e seriou s prob lem s.
So, in con clusion Isee a glob alcurency as a future idea lbu ti wi no thapp en in m y
lfet e.Itwou ld m ake trade an travelm uch e sierbu tthe prob lem s itwou ld c use
no wadays wou ld insurm oun table.
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The w ealth g p betw ee n 1stw orld cou tries an 3rd w orld cou tries se m s to be
inc asing H ow can w e r d c this p? Do u thin thatdeveloped cou tries
hav e a d ty to s istdeveloping cou tries in eve y w a
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m od elanswer:
Every ay the rich coun tries in the world
getricherand the poo rcoun tries get rer.Can we red c this gap? O fco rse we c n.
The qu eston is whetherthe peop le in werwantto i?
Redu cin the we lh ap c n e ac hieved c nc l n third world ebt,c nc l ng
trade and farm ng sub sidies so thatthird world coun tries c n com pete, et ng rid f
third world corup ton and inv estng
and iding in third world co tries usin loc lpeop le and ski s an alowing them
ownership fbu sines es.There are otherthin s as wel.Unfortun ately there is no rofi
in sines forfirstworld cou tries to these thing s.Som e wi do them bu m ostwi
no t.The ordinary m an the stre twants thing s to e beterforpoo rerco tries and
the po l cians say thatthey wi help tthe p l cians wi in the en whatbu sines
tels them to
Pol cians also rig ty fee lthey ave a ty to rotec ttheirown coun tries and e ping
e ono m c ly m nantis parto this du ty Cre tng efec tve com pet on fortheirown
coun trys bu sines es is no artofwhatthey are ex e ted to
This then le ds on to whetherIbelev thatdevelop ed coun tries have a d ty to elp the
develop ing coun tries.Yes,Ido As an ind ividu alIbeleve thatwe have a ty to as ist
the poo rerco tries wih theirdevelop m entin al aspec ts.W c n rov ide tea hers
and ed c ton and ctors on the sm al sc le and the largersc le the thin s thatI
have talked abo tin the previou s paragraph. Can we this? Yes.W i we d this? Se
the reviou s paragraph again
In con clusion c n see thatIbelev thatthere is a spl betwe n whatwou ld
happ en in a perec tworld and whatac tualy app ens.W have a du ty to redu c the
we lh ap etwe n evelop ed
and evelop in cou tries and we c n i, ti is un lkely thatthis wi happ en ickly
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Eve y da traf ic se m s to etw orse o urro ds.H ow can w e r d c the
n m be ofcars on ourro ds toda hatalter natives can w e ofer car drive s?
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m od elanswer:

The m ore peop le thatthere are in th world, the m ore c rs there are on the road. Peop le
are richertoo and ften fam es ave m ore than e c r.Ithas be n rov ed that
bu idin m ore roads do es no twork;itjustencou rafes m ore trafic.
So, whatc n we do ? Peop le lke theirc rs and the fe do m and ind epend enc that
c rs give them .O ne po s ibi y wou ld to raise c rtaxes and fueltaxes so that
peop le do twantto spend the extra m on ey Taxes on ew c rsales as wellcou ld e
incre sed in rderto iscou rage eop le fom buy ing. Perhaps a used c r
sales tax cou ld e introd c d too In the sam e way m otorways cou ld ave tols
charged forusing them alhough this m ay justincre se cong eston sm alerroad as
peop le try and av id the m otorways.
The gov ernm entthatintrod c s such ide s wi n tbe po larthough and wou ld
prob ably lose po wer.G ov ernm ents wo ld therefore be un lkely to setu such ew
m e sures.
Ithink i wou ld e beterto try and change eo les at u es and ferthem
alernatves.Edu c te them m ore abou tthe luton an waste thatthey are c using
Persuade them to c rshare, se pub lc transpo rtoreven cycle ifthe distanc s are t
too long Coun tries such as Holand
and Denm ark are wel k wn forho w theirci z ns are pas ion ate abou tgre n is ues
and w they se bicycles when they c n.
Redu cin trafic is a dificul task Ido tthink i is po s ible re lstc ly to redu ce c r
nu m bers bu tId think thatwe c n chang e peop les at ud es an etthem to se
diferentways oftravel ng.
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A lotofpeople beleve thatthe am ou t fviolenc show n on TV an in the
cinem a fe ts the actions ofoury u g people an the for incr ases the
am ou tofviolence in oursociety toda
Do u ag r ordisag r w ith this
statem ent? hatcan be done to r d ce iolenc in oursociety toda
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
The qu eston fwhetherthe am oun to iolenc on TV an cinem a has afec ted
peop le in rsociety is som ething which c nno tbe q antfied rprov ed. M y inion is
though thatthe answeris yes,i has.

TV and cinem a to ay sh w a larg am oun tofviolenc and alhough we try and
shield ry eop le fom se ing too m uch, they st getto watch i.Atthe age of
eigh te n in m y cou try they c n see
everything any way Violenc o the stre ts as increa sed Thathas be n ro ed. The
conn ec ton etwe n TVs and the cinem as ses ion wih iolenc and tod ays stre t
violenc c nno tbe prov ed ti is log ic lthatthe two are conn ec ted Young eop le
i ate whatthey se and i is log ic lthatthey se glam ou rin whatthey when
they com violenc .
How c n we les en iolenc Red cin the am oun tofviolenc on TV and in the cinem a
wou ld c rtainly e a good start.Being m ore vigiantabou twhatage chidren are when
they se violenc in these m edia,and raising the age l s wou ld also elp Ano ther
good ide wou ld e to chan elthe violenc ofy
peop le.Idon tthin thatnaton alservice shou ld e re-establshed in this co try t,
ifpeop le are conv icted fviolence
and sentto rison then wh tgive them the op ton fserving in the arm y Their
violenc wi be co troled and they wil
be sub jec ted to isciplne so thatthey wil e beterable to co trolthem selves when
they le ve.
Thu s Iagree wih the statem entthatcinem a and TV violenc afec ts the y eop le
in rsociety There are som e thin s thatc n e don e to eterthe siuaton tIdoub t
whetherany thing wil e d e.
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W ith the pr s ur s on toda s y u g people to suc d academ icaly som e
people beleve thatnon-academ ic su je ts atscho leg:p ysical ed cation
an co ke yshould be r m o ed from the sylab s so that chidr n can
conc ntrate w holy cadem ic su je ts.
To w hatextentdo u ag r o disa r ?
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m od elanswer:
W haty eop le shou ld study atschool as lo e n the su jec tofintense debate
and this is a qu eston thatc rtainly es
no thave on e cor ec tanswer.
W nee d to rov ide y eop le the best s ible chanc ofdo ing wel atschoo l.In
tradi on alcur iculum there is a wide ariety fsub jec ts wih a m x fac dem c and -
a dem c sub jec ts.In this way erso is form ed wih a round ed edu c ton Non -

a dem c sub jec ts wou ld inclu e spo rts,coo ing wood work and m etalwork Ibeleve
this is the bestform fedu c ton. A y erson shou ld lea rn thing s otherthan
a dem c sub jec ts.Spo rtis partcularly i po rtant.Young eop le ave to lea rn to lov e
spo rtso thatthey c n e fi and e lh laterin lfe.I no twe wi be raisin an ese
and fit enerato
Itotaly erstand the p intofview thatedu c to is so i po rtantthatstud ents m ust
be pu shed as hard as po s ible to
a hieve theirbest.Itsoun s a good ide to ly ex se the stud ents to a dem c
sub jec ts as then they c n spend al oftheirschoo lh rs on study ing area s thatwil
getthem into iversiy and job laterin lfe.Ijustfe la m ore round ed edu c ton
wou ld rodu c a beterind ividu al.W m ustrem em berto thata lotofpeop le,m ay e
even m ostpeop le,arentac dem c ly m nd ed and wou ld enefi m ore fom a m ore
v c ton aly ased edu c ton Forcing a dem c stud ies to them wou ld le d to faiure
and the stud entle ving schoo ltoo e rly
Therefore Iagree thatalho a who ly a dem c cur iculum wou ld sui an enefi
som e y eop le,Ibeleve thatform oststud ents non -a dem c sub jec ts are
i po rtantinclusion s st in tod ays sylabu ses.
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Chidr n's lves these da s ar q ite dife ntfrom ourgener ation's.
Desc ibe w hatar the big estchanges in u ge gene ation an explain som e
factors ofthis p enom enon.
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m od elanswer:
O verthe pastfew de des,the world as sign ific nty chang ed. Nowadays,m any ave
begun to wond erwhatthe re so ehind [=for these chang es are.Two m ajorfac tors
con tribu tng to this eno m enon are adv anc s in m edia and chang e fam y am cs
[=organiz ton ].First,adv anc s in m edia,such as the Internetand TV, ave m e ntthat
chidren spen a large po rton ftheirleisure t e
in fon tofa scre n Con sequ enty they are tget ng rop eram oun ts ofexercise,
which resuls in an incre se in the nu m ber fchidren who are ov erweigh tand ese.In
add i on fastfood restaurants hav ec om e incre sing ly lar,which as also
con tribu ted to chidren's he lh rob lem s
M oreov er,ano therle din forc ofthis trend is chang es in the fam y i.
Com pared wih a halfc ntury ago clea rfam es have bec om e way m ore com on in
m od ern society Peop le tend to av o ly e chid which as c used erson al y
disorders such as depres io lon elnes ,and selfishn es .This is m ainly e use
parents wih e chid av ten ency to tal theirfocus and m on ey into theiron ly so

ordau ter.Stud ies ave ind ic ted thatov er65 % ofchidren who are bro tup
wihou tsiblng s sh self-c ntered ehaviorfind i dificultcoop eratng wih theirpee rs.
In sum ary there are m any fac tors that ave c used chidren to lve very iferenty
fom the generato efore them .There are high es thatparents exercises
wisdo m in tre tng theirchidren.
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In m any cou tries,sports an exer ise clas es ar r plac d w ith the academ ic
su je ts.Discus the ef ec ts ofthis tr n .
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m od elanswer:
O verthe pastfew de des,ac dem c sub jec ts have bec om e incre sin ly
i po rtantin this fast-chang ing inform aton -based society Nowadays,there has be n a
growing ebate as to whetheri wou ld e m ore efec tve to replac phy sic ledu c ton
clas es wih ac dem c sub je ts.Despie the i po rtance fsp rts,Ihigh ly eleve thati
is ineviable and m ore eficientto focu
m ore on ac dem c sub jec ts forseveralre son s.
Tho se who argu e thatspo rts and exercise clas es are nee ded in scho lbase their
c se on the folowing arg m ents.Firstof al,spo rts are a good way to id
charac terand evelop erson al y Thatis,there are nec s ary forle rning about
com pet on coop eraton, an sp rtsm anship In ad i on, as a m ajoriy fchidren
these days are ad icted to th Internet,they find i hard to lea ve their
com pu ter.Con seq enty a growing m berofchidren are bec om ng erweigh tor
ob ese d e to a lac k exercise.So, ifschoo ls fosteran env iron m entthatdeprives
stud ents o et ng a prop erphy sic ledu c ton, i wil ave a long -term negatve efe t
on chidren th m entaly and sic ly Nevertheles , eop le shou ld tig re the fac t
thatdev tng m ore t e an energy to a dem c sub jec ts wi benefi stud ents m ore in
the long run The t e dev ted to sic ledu c ton no w wou ld e beterspentte hing
stud ents Eng lsh. This is ec use spea king fluentEng lsh wi giv eop le an
adv antage ov erothercolege app lc nts and job se kers in the e rfuture.Besides,
scienc wil tedly enefi y th m ore than sic ledu c ton as wel.The
principles
le rned in scienc wi prov ide th ec s ary found aton forsolving and ificul
prob lem s thatare sure to arise in stu ents'futures.
In sum ary there are high es thatedu c tors and arents exercise wisd m in
te hing eneraton s.

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Som e people insistthatseniorw orke s
65 ro e should r tir b tothe s beleve thatthey should contin e
w orking hatis y u opinion?
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m od elanswer:
O verthe pastfew de des [n the past],there have be n m any adv anc s in m edic l
tec hno logy Bec use ofthis,senio
ci z ns are he lhieran m ore ac tve than efore and m ay choo se to work ey the
age of65. Nowadays, wever,there has e n a growing ebate as to whetherorno
these peop le shou ld retre in rderto
crea te job s forthe y ergeneraton Despie the adv antages ofe rly retrem ent,I
strong ly eleve thati is beterfor
seniorworkers to con tn e workin as long as they are ph sic ly and m entaly
c pable.
Tho se who eleve thatseniorworkers e d to retre fory ergeneraton ase
theirc se o the folowing argu m ents.First,the un em plo m entrate,espec ialy for
colege gradu ates, as neverbee n so igh so i is tod ay This is largely e to the slow
e ono m y Therefore,firing som e elderly workers who are wel-paid wou ld alow tho se
un em ploy ed eop le to ave go rtu i es to eta job In add i o replac ing
olderworkers wih eop le wou ld rin re terbenefis to com panies
[=em ploy ers].This is ec use y sters are beteratadaptng them selves to fast
chang ing inform aton ased society They are generaly eteratcom pu ters and
spea king foreign langu ages than theiroldercoun terparts.
Nevertheles , eo le sho ld tigno re the fac tthatseniorci z ns have bee n laying
vialroles bo th ath m e an atwork fo theirentre lves.To egin wih, a y
person 's ne d fora job is no m ore i p rtantthan an lderperson 's.Both ave a
respon sibi y to su rttheirfam es.Sadly few seniors c n aford ea rly retrem ent.
Besides,seniorworkers rov ide the wisd m and ex erienc that em ploy e s
c nno tofer.There is stron [=a ute]po s ibi y fsiuatons arising thatreq ire the
k wledg e o ski ed seniorem ploy e s.
In sum ary the ad antages ofkee pin se son ed workers faro tweigh is
disadv antages.There are high es thatem ploy ers exercise wisdo m [=c uton ]in
de ln wih this is ue.
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Som e people thin high scho rad ates should tra elorw ork fora pe iod of
tim e instead ofg ing dir tly to stu y tu ive sity Discus the dv ntag es an
disadv ntag es ofboth p ro ches.
G ve r asons fory uransw er and inclu e any r lev ntexa m ples fro ur
ow n k ow ledge orexper ienc .
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m od elanswer:
High schoo lstud ents fac m any ec isions
as they repare to radu ate,includ ing whatthey are go in to aftergradu aton.
Som e high schoo lstud ents go ire ty to colege orun iversiy aftergrad aton.
O thers preferto travelorwork forsom e t e before go ing to iversiy
Forth se who cho se to colege o iversiy aftergradu aton there are adv antages
and isadv antages.O ne ofth ig ad antages ofgo ing irec ty fom high schoo lto
colege is thaty are st in the abi ofstudy ing. By ing to colege after radu aton
y tlose the study ski s thaty evelop ed rin igh schoo l.
The big isadv antages, wever,is that m ay tbe re dy forcolege.You m ay
no tk w exa ty whaty wantto stu ry m ay e m ore interested in fe do m
and artes than in rcou rses.
Atthatage,i is often ificul forstud ents
to take on the resp sibi es ofcolege.There are also adv antages and isadv antages
to working rtravelng eforstartng colege.W orking travelng alows y a beter
ide ofwhat wantto wih rlfe.You ain ra tc lex erienc thathelps y
defin whaty wantto study You also are well repared forthe respon sibi es of
colege run iversiy stud ies.O n the otherhand,
by the t e y startcolege, wil rob ably ave ob lgaton s,lke a jo spou se,
which ee p fom focusing stud ies.In add i on travel ng rworking efore
colege m ay c use y to spen enou t e ou tofscho lthaty forget w to study
The desicion fwhatto afterhich schoo lgradu ato c n e a dificul on e.
De idin whetherto straigh tinto
colege orun iversiy rtake t e to work rtravelis som ething thatfac s every igh
schoo lstud ent.Afterthin ing about the adv antages and isadv antages ofb th
op to s,the dec isio shou ld e based whatis bestfory
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W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:

Chidr n w ho r broughtu in the fam iy thatdo nothav e a lotofm oney r
bet e pr par d to dealw ith problem s w hen they be om e ad lts than chidr n w ho
ar broughtu by w ealthy par nt.
Do u ag r ordisag r w ith this
statem ent?
G ives rea son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .W rie atle st
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m od elanswer:
O verthe pastfew de des,along wih rowing interestin chid edu c ton eop le's
atenton to the fam y env iron m entwhere a chid is brou tup as also sig ific nty
incre sed Som e eop le have begun to fe lthata chid who as grown in a poo r
fam y tend to eterprepared to e lwih rob lem s.In m y inion, wever,fam y
env iron m ent
alon e do es no tm uch influenc a chid's abi y to solve prob lem s.
A chid who was bo rn into a poo rfam y wou ld ave had m ore siuaton s where they
had to solve a prob lem orm ake a ec isio theirown. This is bec use in m ost
un fortun ate fam es, th arents are usualy working an chidren are pu into
siuaton s where they ave to tak c re ofthem selves.By con trast, e to theirwe lh,
rich chidren c n ex erience and le rn thing s thatun fortun ate chidren c n t.For
exam ple,they sualy to the bestschoo ls an re ive a high eredu c to there,
which repares them eterforsolving rob lem s in theirlfe.
However,few wou ld isagre wih the fa tthateac h ind ividu alis diferent.Thatis,
prob lem solving ski s com e m ore fom
lfe ex erienc .Thatis,the m ore a person
ex erienc s in lfe,the m ore they c n se these ex erienc s to adjust,to adaptand to
solve pro lem s they encoun ter.
Person al y also c n e a fac torin ea lng wih rob lem s.A person who is t stc,
ou tgo ing, con fidentand en-m n ed c n loo atand solve prob lem s m ore efec tvely
As discus ed abov e, ature and rture ave an equ alinfluenc on a chid's abi y to
fac chaleng es.Parents sh ld spare no efortto figu re ou tho w they c n elp their
chidren to e ind epend ent.Iho e thatin the future the nextgeneraton wi grow up as
m ature ci z ns.
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W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:

The earth is being fi ed w ith w aste m ater ialsuch as plastic bag s an other
ru ish.I this r aly hap ening hat r som e solutions to this problem ?
G ives rea son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .W rie atle st
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m od elanswer:
O verthe pastfew de des,the incre sin am oun tofind strialwastes and seho ld
garbage has bec om e a m ajorprob lem in m any cou tries.Peop le have qu eston ed what
c used this pro lem and whatc n e to i prov e the siuaton. In m y inion two
ofthe m ostcri c lc uses o this waste m aterialpro lem are the increa sed
con sum pton and a sho rtage o spac forland fi .
To egin wih, m od ern lfestyle has co tribu ted re ty to the incre sing am oun tof
waste and arbage we produ ce every ay In therwords,we have turned into a
m aterialstc and m as -co sum pton society where we use m ore and throw
away m ore than everbefore.M oreov er,cou tries are run ing tofspa to store
garbage and waste m aterial.In fa t,se uring land forwaste dispo salraises
con trov ersies in m any coun tries.
To solve this intrac table prob lem ,every
ci z n e ds to artcipate in rodu cing les garbage.Forexam ple,we c n ring r
own erson alsh ing ags inste d sing lastc bags prov ided stores and shop s.
Besides,the gov ernm entc n enforc stricterlaws on com panies to se io egradable
pa kaging ruse re ycled m aterial.Ind e d, this alon e c n el nate m uch fthe waste
which is sentto atland fi s.Com panies c n also con tribu te by evelop ing ew raw
m aterialwhich is re yclable and wi ul ately lea d to less arbage.O ne good exam ple
ofthis is thattre com panies develop ew tres forc rs which are n tm ade ofrubb erbu t
ofnew iod egradable m aterial.
As discus ed abov e,ind ividu als, siness and the gov ernm entc n share th
respon sibi y to redu c the am oun tof waste m aterialan to save the e rth.
hop e thatin the future ou rofsprin wil e beterof wih the wel-preserved
env iron m ent.
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W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:

In Britain,w hen som eone gets old they f en g to lve in a hom e w ith othe old
peoplesw he sthe ar n rses to lo f er them .Som etim es the g e nm ent
has to pa forthis car .
W ho should be r sponsible forourold people?
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k wledg e orex erienc .W rie atle st
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m od elanswer:
M any ld eo le in Briain, aftera lfet e ofhard work and the toi of ring ing
chidren are pu tinto m es forthe elderly theirfam es.There,they are look ed after
by rofes ion al rses,and this is som et es atthe ex ense ofthe gov ernm ent.
However,this siuaton as raised con trov ersy abou whetherwe extend to relders
the c re and respec tthey eserve.
The cri cs ofthis system say thati is the
du ty fthe fam y to loo afteris senior m em bers in the ye rs when they are no long er
able to work They intou tthatin retrem entho m es old eop le tend to fe l seles and
un wanted theirfam y m em bers,who seldo m com e to se them .In add i on, there is
evidenc thaty er eop le benefi fom the ex erienc and wisdo m ofolderpeop le
who lve wih them on a daiy asis.
O n the otherhad tho se who su rtthe system say thatretred arents c n e a
bu rden to fam es.Noton ly is itex ensive to supp rtold eop le who av l e
orno incom e, tthe fac tthatold eo le are often i and e d a grea tdea l floo ing
afterc n e too m uch fortheir sy chidren
In m y inion, eiherside is com pletely righ t.O ld eop le in ea lh an wih
enough financ s to suppo rtthem selves c n e a gre thelp to theirchidren For
instanc ,they c n look aftertheir ran chidren whie chidren are ou tatwork O n the
otherhad, sick and enn iess
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Action m o ies w ith spe tacularcar chases ar ver y pop larw ith y u g people.it
is of en said thatthese sorts o m o ies lead to n incr ase in ca c idents
am ong u g drive s as they try to copy w hatthey ha e se n in the fim s.
Do y u ag r thatsuch m o ies inc ase
the am ou tofbad driving hatcan be done to encourag e y u g people to driv
m or safely

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k wledg e orex erienc .W rie atle st
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m od elanswer:
M ov ies tend to ave a very large influence eo le who are influenc d th
whatthey se and e r.Bec use this is the c se,i is true thatc rchases in ac ton
m ov ies tend to le d to an incre se in the m berofc ra idents am ong rivers
be use they try to copy whatthey
have se n in the fi s.They rive too fastan take unn ec s ary risks and the ificuly
is thatm osty eop le lac k the ski s and ex erienc to this.
There are a variety fways in which eop le c n e encou raged to ra tse safer
driving abis.Firsty the G ov ernm entshou ld laun ch a safe driving c m paig to conv ey
the fac tthatdriving safely is n tun coo l.In efec t,i sh ld co lto stay alve and
he lhy !Se ond ly every m ov ie shou ld m ake i cle rthat ang erou s c rchases are
und ertaken ly in strictsafety cond i on s wih
ex erienc d rivers,and ften spec ialm ov ie-m aking tricks are used to enh ance the
a ton Thirdly eop le shou ld e forc d to take safe driving cou rses every e r
forthe firstfive ye rs thatthey ave theirdriver's lc nc .In this way
they are forc d to ere ttheirdriving ski s ortheirlc nc wi be taken away Finaly
as partofthis cou rse, rivers shou ld to spials and winess the efec ts of
poo rordang erou s driving therpeop le.W hen they see ho spialsed eo le who se
lves have be n estroy ed e to stup id risk-taking, they wi surely chang e theirm nd s
abou twhetheri is
coo lto co a ton eroes and rive fast.
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W rie abou tthe folowing top ic:
S ould anim als be used in testing new
drugs an proc d r s?
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k wledg e orex erienc .W rie atle st
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m od elanswer:
Every e r,m on s ofani als und ergo ainfulsufering rde th as a resul of
scientfic rese rch into the efe ts o rug s,foo add i ves,cosm etcs and ther
chem c lprodu cts.W hie m ostpeop le thin ani altestn is nec s ary thers are
up setby whatthey see as nee dless sufering This es ay look s atsom e ofth po si ve
and egatve aspec ts ofani al
testng
M any m edic ltre t ents and roc du res ave be n evelop ed fom ex eri ents on
ani als.Sinc ani als share m any fe tures wih m ans,scientsts use
ani als to testthe safety and efec tveness fnewly evelop ed rug s before piot
testng sm al group s ofpatents.M edic lte m s prac tc new op eratn te hn iqu es
such as transplants on ani als.W ih tani altestng m any roc du res rnew drug s
wou ld e extrem ely safe.However,m any eop le are con c rned thatani als are
sufering ec s ariy and cruely They tbeleve thatevery
new drug e ds to e tested ani als,espec ialy wih the hug e database of
k wledg e an m o ern com p term o els.They also are wor ied thatm any ani al
tests are inefec tve, intng tthatany
drug s have had to e wihd rawn fom the m arketdespie extensive testng They
partcularly fe lthatani altestng sh ld tbe used fornon -es entalpro cts
such as cosm etcs,sham poo s,soaps,and cle ning rod cts.Furtherm ore,som e
c m paign ers wou ld lke to se c rtain tests replac d and m ore hu m ane m ethod s used
W nee d to m ake sure thatthe m on s of ani als who are used fortestng ew
produ cts are tre ted wih the m ni um of sufering Alh som e ani altestng m ay
be un av idable atpresent,trea tng
ou rfelow cre tures as m ercifuly as s ible wi dem on strate ou rhu m aniy
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In the past,b idings of en r flec ted the cultur ofa society b ttoda l m ode n
b idings lo k alke an cities throughoutthe w orld ar be om ing
m or an m or sim iar.
W hatdo u thin is the r ason forthis, n is ita d thin ora bad thin ?
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
Alow y urself40 m in tes forthis task.
You should use y urow n ideas,k ow ledge an exper ienc and
su orty urargum ents w ith exa m ples.
m od elanswer:
ciy as is archiec turalcharac ter, tthe si ari es betwe n ci es are m ore iou s
these days than in the past.In m y inion, e rea son forthis is the high ric ofland.

In m ostlarge ci es,land is sc rc an con sequ enty i is very aluable.This has led to
the con structon ftal b iding which c u ly a sm al are ofland whie prov iding
lots offloo rspa where eop le c n lve orwork Buidin s ofthis ty e are m ade of
con crete an stee land c n e bu i com paratvely ickly sing refabric ted
m aterials.They tuse loc lm aterials,such as ston e,t beror rick which sed
to ive ci es their
ind ividu alcharac ter.In con sequ enc m any ci es. w look ery m uch the sam e and
y m gh tno tk w whethery were in Brisbane,Bang rBerln when are
the stre t.
W hie Irea lse thatwe c nno tstand in the way fprog res ,Ibeleve thatci es shou ld
try to e p som e in ividu al y For exam ple,in Paris i is proh ibied to id
very tal bu iding s in the c ntre ofthe ciy as this wou ld spo i the ov eral ap e rance f
the sk lne.
O therci es have cho sen to esign ique iding s to ensure they look iferent.The
twin towers in Kuala Lum pu rorthe O pera Hou se in Sy ey are exam ples of
this app roac h, an Iagre wih this kind ini atve.
Al in al,alhough i is regretable thatm od ern ci es look si ar,Itend to fee lthat
this is un av idable.However,i c n e argu ed that,even ifthe bu idin s are
si ar,ci es wi m aintain theirown charac teras a resul ofculuraldiversiy the
terain and the cl ate,which l ately eterm ne ho w peop le lve.
Sam ple 1 0
In m any m ajorcities ofthe w orld, w i fin large p lc b idings,both new
an old.
Discus the adv ntag es and disadv ntag es ofsuch b idings.H ow im portant
is itfora cou try to
constructim pr s ive p lc b iding w hen houses ar w antis r aly r q ir d?
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
Alow y urself40 m in tes forthis
task.
You should use y urow n ideas,k ow ledge an exper ienc and su ort
y urargum ents w ith exa m ples.
m od elanswer:
ntro cton :m enton tha tpub lc iding s e istin l ci es an towns,large and
sm al,e. stof c ,cou rt se, lac s ofwor hip theatre
A pub lc bu iding is a bu iding that elo s in som e way the state.The m berof
pub lc bu iding s in any town i age wi depend the siz ofthat

com un iy and is ne ds.Forexam ple, wi usualy find a town al ofsom e sort,a
schoo lan a plac ofworship athe lea st.In ang ercom un i es there wi be a lc
staton law cou rts,a lbrary and m ay e a the tre fund ed e state.
Pros:ciy pride, eau t ulto lo k at, sefulnec s ary b iding s,create a ciy c ntre.
The desire to id i pres ive bu iding s is tnew.The ancientci es ofthe M idd le East
and Sou th Am eric were design ed wih large pub lc bu iding s to i press isiors and
enem es and ive a sense o ride.In m od ern t es, tstand ing lc iding s st .
crea te a gre tsense ofloc land ato alpride.They are whatgives a ciy is charac ter
and they form asocialc ntre,a pla where peop le lke to m e t.Con s:waste ofpu lc
m on e ,
intm ida tng ton lstc.G iv op inio whetherthey stop s from bu iding ses
orwhetherthey ca com pa tble.
However,som e peop le argu e that ernm ents have con structed ec s ary and
som et es ug ly iding s si ply to m ake them selves fe li po rtant.Iten to fe lthat
such iding s m ay e a waste ofpu lc m on ey tIam n tsure we c n clai thatthey
preventhou ses fom bein i , ec use
these gov ernm ents have often ensured thatadequ ate ho sing was also avaiable.
Hou ses and lc bu idin s c n existsid side.
Con clusion -sum up the two rts to the swer.Leav the read erthinking.
The answerles in find ing ape right alanc .W wanto fee lpride in rtown
bu twe also wanto rci z ns to av com fortable ho m es.Itis hard to le se
every e.
Sam ple 1 1
Learning for ign languag e of er s an insightinto how people from other
cultur s thin an see the w orld.
The teaching fa for ign languag should be com p lsory tal prim ary
scho ls.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this view ?
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
Alow y urself40 m in tes forthis task.
You should use y urow n ideas,k ow ledge an exper ienc and su ort
y urargum ents w ith exa m ples.
m od elanswer:
Clearstatem entfolowed y a esto sed the prem ise.
Langu age is ln ed to the ident y fa aton, and spea kers ofa com on lan age
share m any thing s, tdo es this ive gov ernm ents the righ tto restrictthe way a
langu age is used rtaugh t? Con c s ion m od e to the "For"case, folowed y the

Aga inst'po intofview.An ex am ple is giv n which com ents on the lk ly efec tv nes
ofsuch lc .
Itc n e arg ed thata naton m aintains is culure throu is langu age,an so there is
a nee d to restrictthe use offoreign words an chan es in ronun ciaton However,in
re l y this app roac h is fui es , e use langu age is a lving
thing an i is i po s ible to stop i fo chang ing This p lcy as be n tried in som e
coun tries, ti neverworks.Peop le,espe ialy eop le,wi use the langu age that
they e raround them ,and which separates them fom others;
stopp ing the use ofc rtain words wi on ly m ake them ap e rm ore atrac tve.
Puts the case Aga inst'go v rnm ents rev ntng spel n reform , tcon c des itm ay be
useful.
As forspel ng, we al k w thatthe Eng lsh system is iregu larand Ibeleve,i wou ld
benefi fom si plfic ton so
thatchidren and therle rners do waste t e le rnin to re d and wrie.O n the
otherhand, som e peop le m ay fe l, erhaps righ ty thati is i p rtantto e p the
originalspel ng fwords as a ln
wih the pastand this view is also held spea kers oflangu ages which tuse the
Rom an alph abet.
Puts bo th sides ofthe argu m entabou which languag e to se in schoo ls.
W hie i is i po rtantforpeop le who spe k a m no riy lang age to e able to le rn and
use thatlang age,i is prac tc lfor ed c to to e in a com on langu age.This cre tes
naton alpride and lnk
peop le wihin the society Re lstc ly schoo ls are the bestplac forthis to start.
End s wih clearstatem ent.
Ul ately there is a role forgov ernm ents to lay in the are oflangu age plann ing
partcularly in edu c ton, tatno t e shou ld ernm ents i po se regu latons which
restrictpeop le's ln istc fee do m .
Sam ple 1 2
W ith the inc asing pop larity com p te s an calculators,stu ent
lter acy is de asing dram aticaly hatar the positive an neg tiv
ef e ts the pro r s ofscienc and te h olo has broughtabout?
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
m od elanswer:
Ithas bee n widely ted that,wih the rowing se ofcom pu ters and c lculators th in
the clas roo m and in the ho m e,th levelofl erac y and m athem atc labi y fstud ents
is drop ing This raises seriou doub ts abou tthe value ofthe prog res of scienc an
tec hno logy Here Iwil
discus the pros and con s ofthis qu eston Firstofal,adv anc s in scienc and
tec hno logy ave c rtainly rough tabo m any enefis form an ind They av m ade
ou rlves m ore com fortable and e lhier.In ad i on they ave e sed the rden f

work form ostpeop le and rov ided them wih m ore leisure rtun i es,whie atthe
sam e t e incre sing rodu ctviy ram atc ly Nevertheles ,i c nno tbe denied that
tec hno logy as som e negatve side-efe ts.As m enton ed abov e,wih com p ters
which che k spel n ram aran c lculaton forthem ,stud ents have l e
inc ntve to lea rn w to these thin forthem selves.Also the avaiabi y TV
prog ram s and ideos encou rages an e lhy sedentary lfestyle.
Ano theraspec tofthis is ue is thattec hno logy m ay e go rbad epend ing w
we use i.Forinstanc , am e m ay e used to m ake road con structo ea sier, ri
m ay e used to i peop le.Again cle rre tors c n su ly am oun ts ofche p
elec triciy tifthey
are c reles ly an led they c n c use evastatn luton
W c n con clud e thatthe prog res o scienc and tec hn logy as bo th si v and
negatve efec ts.W hatwe m ustdo is
to m ake sure thatthe po si ve on es are encou raged and the negatve on es are
el nated as faras po s ible.Am ong therthin s,this m e ns thatstud ents are warned
no tto letcom pu ters and c lculators d alltheirwork forthem .
Sam ple 1 3
Itis of en said thatthe su je ts taughtin scho ls ar to cadem ic in
orientation an thatitw ould be m ore usefulforchidr n to learn aboutpractical
m at er s such as hom e m anag em ent,w ork an inter per sonal ski s.
To w hatextentdo u ag r o disa r ?
You should w rite atleast250
w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
m od elanswer:
A cri cism often ea rd these days is thatthe su jec ts taugh tin schoo ls ten to too
a dem c,and con tribu te l e to reparing a y erson forthe re l-lfe tasks he or
she wi have to erorm after radu aton. They say thatac dem c sub jec ts are ro ted in
the past,and are n sefulforsolving m od ern rob lem s. isagre wih this po intof
view forthree re son s.
M y firstre son is thati is the du ty
parents, tte hers,to repare theirchidren to e lwih the prac tc lafairs
oflfe.The ho m e, tthe clas roo m ,is the ide lplac to le rn abou tho m e
m anagem entand interperson alski s.As forwork abi es and at ud es,they are est
le rned on the job and erthe sup ervision fan ex erienc d lder
worker.

M y se ond re son is thatac dem c sub jec ts have wihstood the testoft e.They
representthe ac um ulated wisdo m o ranc stors do wn through the ages,and far
fom bein i prac tc l,they equ ip wih the k wledg e and con fidenc to
m ake sound jud em ents abou tany rob lem s which m ay crop In add i on ac dem c
sub jec ts are good fortraining in m entaldisciplne,whie prac tc lsub jec ts are we k
in this regard
M y third re so is based the saying M an es no tlve by re d alon e.
Schoo ldays dev ted solely to instructon in wn-to-ea rth rac tc lm aters wou ld e
du l ind ee d!Les o s in the bestl erature ofthe world, and the epo ch-m aking
scientfic an eog raph ic l
discov eries ofthe pastenrich rlves and m ake us fe lthatwe are partofthe gre t
fam y fm ank ind
Al in al,the te hing fac dem c su jec ts in schoo ls is entrely app rop riate.Itis m y
firm y eld iew thatprac tc lsub je ts have no lac in the clas roo m .O n the con trary
the curiculum sho ld m ore ac dem c!
Sam ple 124
M any people thin thatnow ada people ar being su je ted to m or and m or
pr s ur in theirw ork, n th s r hav ing les an les tim e to r lax hatis
y uropinion?
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
m od elanswer:
In m od ern society espe ialy in ig ci es, tedly ard work as be om e a very
i po rtantfea ture ofordinary eop les every ay lfe.Itsee m s thatm any eo le
are u erthe i pres ion thattheirwork is e om ng m ore pres ing and rgent,and
thu s they sac rific m ore and m ore leisure t e.
In the firstpla ,wih the rapid evelop m entofscienc and tec hno logy work tod ay
is m ore dem and ing than it
used to e.Forexam ple,colege grad ates wadays have to m asterEng lsh, com pu ter
scienc and riving ski s before they c n find ec ntjob s.Peop le have to spend m ore
t e ac qu irin ew tec hn iqu es and ski s.And theirspare t e tend s to fuly
oc up ied, twih leisure pu rsui,
bu twih work-related rsuis.
In the sec on lac ,com pet on is e om ng m ore intense.M any eop le fe lanx iou s
thatthey m ay e laid-ofifthey c ntwork as hard as others.And they also fe lata
disadv antage before new

gradu ates.Therefore,i is u erstand able thatpeop le kee p them selves inv lved in
intensely ard work in rderto reserv theirpo si on s.
In m y inion, the worstaspec tofthis eno m enon is thatthe hug e pres ure o work
wi gradu aly afec tpeop les m ental e lh. Exc s ively ard work m e ns that eop le
c n evergetrid fthe fatgu e of theirwork even in theirleisure t e.This m e ns that
they c n tenjoy a no rm allfe.
In a word, in m od ern society erwork is ste lng rleisure t e. wever, eleve
this prob lem wi be set ed eventualy wih the develop m entof scienc and
tec hno logy
Sam ple 1 5
Itis gene aly ckn ow ledged that fam i es ar now notas close as they used
to be.
G ve pos ible r asons an y urr om en ations.
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
m od elanswer:
There is m uch iscus ion wadays as to whetherorno tthe relaton -ship etwe n
fam y m em bers is as close as before.Diverse con tribu tng fac tors c n
identfied In the folowing, Iwou ld lke to resentm y intofview.
G re tchang es have taken lac in fam y lfe along wih the develop m entofsociety
O ne ofthem is thatthe o c -extend ed fam y tend s to ec om e sm alerand sm aler.
M any chidren ave to le ve their arents atan e rly age to study rwork elsewhere.As
t e pas es,chidren
be om e em oton aly estrang ed fom their arents.
Com pared wih the past,socialcom pet o is bec om ng increa sing ly fierc .Peop le
are urged to con c ntrate theireforts upon work so thatthey c n a hieve suc s , r
atlea sta good stand ard flving. As a resul,they c ntaford to spend theirleisure
hou rs wih
theirfam es.The i po rtanc ofbond s of inship is grad aly fading fom their
m nd s.
In add i o the avaiabi y fvariou ind s ofrec rea ton alfa i es also iverts eop le
fom enjoy ing chats wih the m em bers oftheirfam es.Theirfe t e is m osty
oc up ied watching TV,suring the Internetorplaying ideo am es.They com e to
lose interestin com un ic tng wih the otherm em bers of theirfam es.
In iew ofsuch alenaton wihin fam es, rgentsteps m ustbe taken, in m y inion. For
m em bers offam es who lve away fom on e ano ther,reg larco tac ton the e c n
bring them the c re thatthey e d. Fam y reun io s on ldays orotheri po rtant
oc sio s c n m ake a diference as wel.Fortho se lving tog ether,i is a ide to
take som e t e of work rec re ton eriod s to spend m ore t e wih

e h ther.In the finalanalysis,a close fam y relaton ship c n surely
m aintained as long as we rea lz the sign ific ntrole i plays in rlves and atac h
i po rtanc to i.
Sam ple 1 6
Ithas bee n m or than 30 ears since m an firstlan ed on the m o n.
Som e people thin thatspac r sear h is w aste ofm oney
Discus .
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
m od elanswer:
Forov erfifty e rs,a nu m berofnato ave be n inv lved in the ex loraton
ou terspa .This rese rch as be n ery costy fcou rse.Has this m on ey e n
wel-spentorwasted?
Som e peop le beleve thatal orm ostspac e rese rch sh ld e el nated e use of
is incredible ex ense, ton ly in term s of m on ey talso in term s ofscientfic and
hu m an resou rc s.These peop le po intout the fac tthati costbi on s ofdo lars to send
astro auts to the m oon, tal they rough tba k were som e worthles rocks.These
peop le say thatthe m on ey and efort w being wasted in terspac cou ld spentfor
ho m eles peop le,i prov ing the
edu c ton system ,saving the env iron m ent,and find ing cures fordisea ses.
However, therpeop le beleve thatspa e rese rch as prov ided m any enefis to
m ank ind. They intou tthathund reds of sefulprod cts,fom person alcom pu ters to
he rtpac m akers to fe -dried food s,are the direc torind irec tresuls ofspa e
rese rch They say thatwe therand com un ic ton satel es,which are also rodu cts
ofspac prog ram s, av enefied eop le al ov erthe glob e.In ad i on to these
pra tc lbenefis,suppo rters ofthe spa prog ram po intto the scientfic k wledg e
thathas be n ac qu ired abou tthe su the m oon the lanets and even rown e rth as
a result fspac resea rch.
Iagre wih tho se peop le who supp rtspa rese rch and wanti to con tn e.
Spa rese rch as sho wn, as alre d rough tm any enefis to m aniy Perhaps i
wi bring even m ore benefis in the future, es thatwe c n teven i agine no w.
M oreov er,justas ind ividu al eop le nee d chaleng es to m ake theirlves m ore interestng
Ibeleve the hu m an rac e iselfne ds a chaleng e,and Ithink that
the pe fulex loraton fou terspac e rov ides justsuch a chaleng e.
Sam ple 1 7
Som e people beleve thatchidr ns leisur activities m ustbe ed cational,
othe w ise they r a com plete w aste o tim e.
Do u ag r ordisag r ?

G ve r asons fory uransw er and
inclu e any r lev ntexa m ples fro urexper ience .
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
m od elanswer:
Tod ay edu c ton as bec om e a prioriy for m any arents see king to sec ure a good
future fortheirchidren in this rapidly chang ing world. They eleve thatiftheirchidren
app ly them selves and work ard
atschoo l,then they wi incre se their rtun i es forg ing to igh eredu c ton
and eventualy et ng a good jo O fcou rse they are righ t,and as ac s to the est
edu c ton and estjob s is bec om n m ore com pet ve,then i is true thatchidren
have to m ake the bestoftheirstudy t e when they are y However,the parents
who talow theirchidren suficientfe t e fo
leisure ac tvi es ou tside schoo lho rs,are m sgu ided Such ac tvi es are farfom eing
a waste oft e forthe chidren si ply ec use they are no tac dem c.Itis i po rtantto
rem em berthatchidren e d to evelop ski s otherthan intelec tual es,and the best
way to this is through ac tvi es such as spo rts, am es and
playing wih therkids.I they c nno lay m ake-beleve gam es, w c n they evelop
theiri aginaton ? How c n they le rn sic lco-ordinaton rlea rn
i po rtantsocialles on s abou twinn ing and losing ifthey do tpra tse an spo rts?
M any chidren form strong erson alrelaton ships wih the fien they lay wih, and
wihou tthe rtu iy to this,they cou ld row up em oton aly i ature or
un form ed. Finaly Ithin i is also i p rtantto rem em berthatchidren e d to relax as
wel as work I everything they m ust ave som e ed c ton alorac dem c relevanc ,
then they wi soon ettred
study ing alo ether,which is the lastthing arents wou ld want.
Sam ple 1 8
New s editors de ide w hatto bro dcast n television an w hatto printin
new spaper s.
W hatfactors do u thin influence these de isions?
Do w e be om e used to bad new s? uld ithe beter ifm or g d new s w as
r ported?
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.

m od elanswer:
Ithas often e n said that.G ood ews is ad ews. e use i do es no tsell
newspapers.A radio staton thaton ce
de ided to resenton ly good ews so found thati had e ou tofbu sines for lac k
oflsteners.Bad ews on the other and is so com on thatin rderto cop wih i,we
often si ply igno re i.W hav ec om e i u e to ad ews and the ewspapers and
radio staton s are aware of this.
W hie newspapers and TV staton s m ay ai to repo rtworld events ac urately they
naturalorhu m an isasters, l c levents orthe ho r ors ofwar,i is also true that
theirm ain je tve is to sell ewspapers and atrac tlsteners and iewers to their
staton s.Forthis rea son TV and radio staton s atem ptto reflec tthe flav roftheir
staton rov iding ews broadc sts taior-m ade to sui theirlsteners. referenc s.
Prog ram es spec ialsing in m usic orTV soap
op eras focus m ore on loc lnews, m e is ues and -to-date trafic repo rts.The m ore
seriou s staton s an ewspapers lk to rov ide .so c led. jec tve news repo rts wih
ediorialcom entai ed atanalysing the siuaton
I i is true,then, thatnewspapers and TV staton s are taioring theirnews to their
re ders.and iewers.requ irem ents, c n they s ibly e repo rtng re lworld
events in an estand jec tve lgh t? M any radio and TV staton s do in fa t,repo rt
iem s ofgood ews bu tthey long erc l this news.They referto these as hu m an
intereststories and ac kage them in rog ram es spec ialsing, for instanc ,in
con sum erafairs orloc lis ues.G oo ews no w com es to s in the form of
do cum entaries the figh tagainstchidren. s c nc rorAIDS, rthe latest
develop m ents in the figh tto save the lanetfom env iron m entalpo luton
Sam ple 1 9
M any people beleve thattelevisio pro ram s ar ofno lue forchidr n.Do u
ag r ? hy rw hy not? Pro ide r asons an exa m ples to su orty urr sponse.
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
Alow y urself40 m in tes forthis task.
m od elanswer:
Televisualm edia has bec om e a pervasiv forc in the lves offam es arou the world
tod ay Yet,a c ntralqu eston rem ains regarding whetherwatching televisio is harm ful
orbeneficialfor chidren An analysis ofthis qu eston reve ls thattelevision rog ram s
presen thre m ajorcon c rns in the c se o chidren, includ ing epicton s ofviolenc ,
the use ofprofane langu age,and th representaton fpo rm oralrole m od els.

Television rog ram s thatpo rtray iolence are a param ou tco c rn forparents
no wadays.Rec ntrese rch as sho wn thatchidren m ay com a ts ofviolence
be use they wish to em ulate the behavior thatthey see on television This is espec ialy
true when iolentac ts are com ed wel-k wn a ton heroes. In add i on,
television rog ram s show
c rtoon figu res,as wel as ac tors,com n iolentac ts.Using com c siuaton s to
depictviolentthem es c uses furtherprob lem s wih the way in which eop le view
violenc .
Television rog ram s thatcon tain rofane rdisrespec tfullangu age also wory arents
wih chidren Be use c nsorship laws have relaxed erthe pastfew de des,
i has bec om e very com on fortelevisio rog ram s ofea h and every ind to sho w
charac ters ex res ing i po l e,rud e,and insul ng teranc s to e ano ther.Be ring
resem blanc to the c se ofpo rtrayals ofviolenc ,chidren fortun ately ften try to
i ate these ac to s they watch theirtelevision scre ns.
Finaly som e parents are up setabou tthe
m oralbehaviordepicted television As they strugg le to te h theirchidren m oral
and ethic lvalues, arents m gh tdespairabou tthe lac k fm orals and ethics
represented in som e ofthe so-c led role m od els on television. Forinstanc ,c rtain
charac ters no ton ly ave no rem orse for theiri oralac ton s, talso feq enty
unpun ished largersociety
Be use ofthese fa tors,m any arents eleve thattelevision rog ram s send their
y th the wrong in s ofm es ages.The em ulaton fthis poo rbehaviorby their
chidren is som ething they wish to av id atal costs,and they ave a ordin ly
de ided to an television in their seho lds forthese rea son s.
Sam ple 1 0
Television has had a significantinfluenc on the cultur ofm any societies.To
w hatextentw ould y u sa thattelevision has positively neg tively f e ted the
cultura developm entofy ursociety
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
Alow y urself40 m in tes forthis task.
m od elanswer:
Ithas bee n around forty e rs since television was firstintrodu c d into Australan
hou seho lds and eop le tod ay
st have m xed iews on whetheri has a si ve ora negatve influenc on the society
M any eop le beleve thattelevision am ages culure.Itprom otes the strong erculures
ofcou tries such as Briain and North Am eric and we kens the culures fles we lhy
coun tries.This is be use the strong er,we lhiercoun tries are able to as erttheirown
culure by rodu cin m ore pro ram s thatare sho wn widely around the world. These

prog ram s then influenc peop le, artcularly eop le,in the coun tries where they
are sho wn.
Also ec use television etworks nee d to atrac tlarge aud ienc s to sec ure their
financialsurvival,they m ustprodu ce rog ram s which are interestng to a broad rang e of
peop le.In Australa this rang e is
very road ec use we are a m ul culuralsociety and eop le ofal ages lke to watch
television To interestal these diferent eop le,m osttelevision rog ram s are sho rtin
leng th, ful ofa to and exciem ent, trequ ire m uch intel genc or
k wledg e to erstan and folow iversalthem es com on to al culures,such as
lov e and cri e.Television rog ram s which con c ntrate o rdevelop them es pertnent
to e partcularculure are no tso suc s fulbec use they interesta sm aler
aud ienc .
Nevertheles we m uch ac k wledg e thattelevision es have som e po si ve efec ts
the culures wihin a society as wel.Peop le who tlve wihin theirown culure
c n in a l ed way a s itthro the m ul culuralstaton the television. For
exam ple,Abo riginal
chidren who ave grown in whie fam es, rm grants and internaton alstud ents
lving in Australa,c n watch rog ram s fom theirown culure o the television.
In con clusion Iho ld the view thattelevision rom otes an streng thens tho se culures
thatare we lhy an influentalwhie i we kens the culures thatare alre dy in a
we kened si on
Sam ple 1 1
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
W ithoutcapitalp ishm ent he death penaltyourlves ar les sec ur and
c im es ofviolence inc ase.Capita p ishm entin es entialto contro
violenc in society
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Before talking abou tthe es entalrole of e th enaly y ave to think ab tthe
m e ning and the p rpo se, fany ind ishm ent.I y con siderthatth rpo se is
to reventthe gu i y fom being asty again c n e sedu c d an argu m entaton in
fav rofthe supp res ion fc pialp ishm ent.Buty ave to think ab tano ther
aspe tofthe prob lem :a p ishm entis also sefulto i press
peop le,to m ake them fe rthe law.In fac t,let's take the exam ple ofa y m sfi,
which as grown in a violentat osph ere,influenc d lderdelnqu ents,etc . He lves
in the stre ts, e's go tno ai bu tto survive.This is the kind fperson who cou ld

po s ibly i som eo e form on ey even forfun W hy wou ld e fe rprison Life wou ld
be ea sierforhi there.In add i on, in m any c ses,when ehav rm aly c n
benefi fom penaly redu cton s.This y m sfi ne ds to i pres ed, e ne ds to
k w thatthe law
is a fon ter.W hen cros i, c n lose y rlfe.Thatis wh c pial ishm ent
helps kee ping a distance etwe n rob ery and m urder.I y abo lsh i, supp res
the diference etwe n these two ty es ofcri e,which are com pletely iferent.
Butthere is also a l to efine:even if ea th enaly is un av idable,i wou ld e a
cri e to app ly i to inadequ ate c ses.Ifthere is no rem ediaton rpastfac ts which
c n justfy such a p ishm ent,i is fartoo strictto app ly e th enaly That
is wh the lawm akers have to establsh rec isely the co textin which c pial
pun ishm entc rbe pronoun c d Thatis the ric to ay to l violenc wihout
using exc s ive violenc .
Com ent:
This is an answerwri en a c nd idate who a hieved a Ban 8 score.Here is the
exam ner's com ent:
This respon se is very fluentand wellex res ed in an app rop riate register. rang e
ofrelevantis ues is skifuly
presented and iscus ed The argu m entis log ic ly evelop ed and wel organised.
wide rang e ofstructures an c bu lary are used app rop riately and ac urately wih on ly
m no rflaws.
Sam ple 1 2
"Fathe ho d oughtto be em p asised as m uch as m othe ho d.The idea that
w om en ar solely r sponsible fo de iding w hethe ornotto hav e babies leads on
to the idea thatthey r also r sponsible forbringing the chidr n u .
To w hatextentdo u ag r o disa r ?
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
Alow y urself40 m in tes forthis task.
m od elanswer:
Ibeleve thatchid-re rin shou ld e the resp sibi y fbo th arents and that,whist
the roles wihin thatpartnership m ay e diferent,they are nevertheless eq alin
i po rtanc .In som e societes,it as be n m ade e siero erthe ye rs for sing le parents
to raise chidren their wn. However,this do es n tm ea n thatthe tradi o alfam y
wih th arents rov iding em oton alsuppo rtan role-m od els fortheirchidren is no t
the m ostsatsfa tory way fbring ing chidren O fcruciali po rtanc ,in m y inion, is

ho w we define 'respon sible forbring in the chidren '.Atis si plest,i cou ld m e n
giving the financialsuppo rt ec s ary to rov ide a ho m e,food and clothes and
m akin sure the chid is safe and rec ives an adequ ate edu c ton. This wou ld e the
basic defini on
There is, wever,ano therpo s ible way efining thatpartofthe qu tato Thatwou ld
say i is no tjustthe fathers respon sibi y to rov ide the basics forhis chidren, whie his
wife inv lves herselfin the every ay a tviy fbring ing them up Rather, e shou ld
share th se daiy tes,spend as m uch t e as his job alows wih is chidren, lay
wih them ,rea d to them , elp irec ty wih theiredu c to artcipate very fuly in their
lves and encou rage them to share his.
Itis this sec ond fuler,con c ptof
'fatherhood 'thatIam in fav rof,
alhough Ialso re lse ho w dificul i is to ac hieve som et es.The ec o m c and
em ploy m entsiuaton in m any co tries m e ns thatjob s are get n m ore, tles ,
stres ful,requ iring long rs and erhaps long jo rneys to work as wel.Therefore it
m ay rem ain form any a desirable idea lratherthan an ac hievable rea l y
Sam ple 1 3
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task
M i ons ofpeople eve y earm o e to Englsh-speaking cou tries such as
Australa Britain orAm e ica in orderto stu y tscho l,colege oru ive sity
W hy do so m any people w antto stu y in
Englsh?
W hy is Englsh such an im portantinte nationallanguag e?
G ve r asons fory uransw er .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
Iam no tsurprise when Ire d in the ewspapers thatm an eop le m ov e to Eng lsh
spea king co tries.Iam an eng ine rin a proc s con trolsinc ten e rs an I
und erstand the nec s iy Eng lsh langu age.Forexam ple,when re d tec hn ic l
Eng lsh spec ific to s,when Im ee tJapanese In strials to id tog ethersom e
elec tron ic m aterials or
when Igo ldays in Italy where th estway orm eto com un ic te is to spea k
Eng lsh. Therefore,tod ay i's ec s ary to le rn Eng lsh and the bestway is to study
in Eng lsh as so as s ible when we are atschoo lbu talso when we have a job It's
so Im po rtantto com un ic te wih foreign ers, ec use o
work Forexam ple:to sea fo s in USA,to id elec tron ic c rds wih the Japanese,to
ob tain a c rtfic to wih FD Am eric n rganiz ton in rderto sel som e

ph arm ac utc lpro cts.In fac t,j's Im po rtantforevery the workers,the isiors,
the scientsts,etc .
These are the m ain re son which ex lain wh so m any eop le go to Eng lsh spe king
coun tries the bestway to le rn and why Eng lsh is such an Im po rtan Internaton al
langu age the
com un ic ton etwe n m any the peop le erthe world.
Com ent:
This is an answerwri en a c nd idate who a hieved a Ban 6 score.Here is the
exam ner's com ent:
This respon se is u erlen th an is m arked wn ec use ofthis.O nly a few relevant
ide s are presented and these are sed ratherrepet vely and are insuficienty
develop ed rsupp rted. However,the wri ng com un ic tes fluenty and a satsfac tory
rang e of structures and c bu lary are used
Sam ple 1 4
Som e g e nm ents sa how m any
chidr n a fam iy can har in theircou try They m a controlthe n m ber f
chidr n som eone has through tax es.
Itis som etim es ne s ary n rightfora e nm entto controlthe pop lation in
this w a
Do u ag r ordisag r ? G ve r asons fory uransw er .
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
Alow y urself40 m in tes forthis task.
m od elanswer:
Itis c rtainly ery erstand able that
som e gov ernm ents shou ld startloo in atways ofl n theirpopu laton s to
sustainable figu re.In the past, latons were party regu lated fequ entwarand
widespre d isea se, tin re ntye rs the efec ts oftho se fac tors have bee n
di nished. Coun tries c n e fac d wih laton thatis growing m uch fasterthan
she naton 's fo resou rc s or em plo m entoppo rtun i es and who se m em bers c n e
cond em ned to erty the ne d to fe d extra m ou ths.They identfy laton con trol
as a'm e ns to raising lving stan ards.
Butho w shou ld i be ac hieved? Cle rly this who le area is a very elc te person aland
culuralis ue.M an eop le fe lthatthis is no ta m aterforthe state.They fe lthis is
on e are oflfe where they ave the righ tto m ake dec ision s forthem selves.

Forthatre son i wou ld se m thatth est.ap roac h wou ld e to work ersuasio
ratherthan com pu lsio This cou ld e don e by a proc s ofedu c ton thatp ints ou t
the way a sm alerfam y c n m ea n an i prov ed al y flfe for the fam y m em bers,
as wel as les strain the coun try's perhaps very l ed, resou rc s.
This is the prefer ed way O fco rse ifthis cs no tsuc d wihin a re son able t e
sc le,i m ay e nec s ary to con sider
otherm ea sures.such as tax inc ntves or chid-benefi paym ents forsm al fam es
on ly These are m dway etwe n ersuasion and com pu lsio
So. es.i is som et es ne s ary ernm ents sh ld try ery ard to ersuade
first.They sho ld also rem em berthatthis is a very elc te area ind e d, and
thatsocialen inee ring c n crea te as m any rob lem s as i solves?
Sam ple 1 5
The m as m edia inclu ing television,radio n new spape s,hav e gr a
influenc in shaping people's ideas.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this statem ent?
G ve r asons fory uransw er .
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
m od elanswer:
The m as m edia have a po werulinfluence in shaping rlves.W have com e to
depend them forinform aton and entertainm ent,and in ing so we letthem afe t
i po rtantaspec ts ofo rlves.
The und eniable usefulnes ofthe m edia in al ostinstanty rov iding inform aton abou t
events arou the world is largely taken forgranted. Butin rdepend ence the
m edia we have alowed them to m ou ld rno ton s and inion s ofevents, la s and
peop le.Though few ofus rob ably think abou ti,ou rcon c pto f,say relec ted
oficials spring fo television i ages and ewspaperstories.M ostofus wi never
m e tpri e m nisters orpresidents, tany e who is reg larly ex sed to the m edia
wi hav
an inion fthem .W hen i is t e to c st rv te,we wi m ake ou rdec isio ased
ho w the m edia po rtray the c nd idates.W are si arly swayed cov erage of wars.
The m edia,representng the values
oftheirowners,societes and ernm ents,tend to rep rtwars wih ias;which is
the 'good 'side and which
the 'bad'is determ ned forus by repo rters,ediors and com entators,and sure en
the pub lc begins to form o inio
thatreflec tthe cov erage they see , ea ran re d in the m ajorm edia.
The m edia are also influentalin the way they fac i ate the sprea d fculure and
lfestyle.The so-c led 'glob aly th culure',in which e find s y eop le around
the world isplaying a com on interestin m usic,clothin styles and fi s,is an
exam ple ofthe m edia's

eno rm ou s sway in this regard A popu larfigu re such as M icha lJac kson wou ld everbe
so wel k wn were i n tforthe m edia's extensive re h into every society the
glob e.
Thu s Iwou ld argu e thatthe m as m edia's influenc is c rtainly re t.Ind e d wih
tec hno log ic ladv anc m ents such as the Internetbring in even m ore form s of
elec tron ic m edia to rho m es and work la s,i is lkely the m edia's influenc wi
grow even strong er.
Sam ple 1 6
The rising levels ofcongestion an airpolution fou in m ostofthe w orld's
cities can be atrib ted dir tly to the rapidly inc asing n m be ofpriv te
cars in use.In orde to r ve se this de lne in the q alty flfe in cities,
at em pts m ustbe m ade to encourag people to use theircars les an p lc
transportm or .
Discus pos ible w a s to encourag e the use ofp lc transport.
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
m od elanswer:
Any e who lves in a ciy is aware ofthe increa sing m berofc rs on the road an
the kind s ofpro lem s this cre tes:trafic jam s,airpo luton and lon ercom utn
period s.As ec ono m es grow and ac s to c rs spre ds to incre sing m bers o
peop le,this trend is lkely to worsen The soluton i wou ld see m ,is fo ernrnm ent
to encou rage the use o lc transp rtin rban are s,thu ec re sing epend enc
on the c r.
O ne way to st ulate pub lc transpo rtuse is to m ake private c ruse m ore ex ensiv
and inco enient.The introdu cton ftols along rban m otorways has be n suc s fuly
em ploy ed in m any ci es.O thersuch m e sures are high -pric d erm s forparking in
urban are s an th restricton fparking to a l ed m ber fc rs.Fac d wih igh
costs orno lac e to ark com uters wou ld erhaps be
m ore wi ng to abandon theirc rs in
fav rofbu ses ortrains.
There are also les pun ishing ways of spu ring lc transpo rtuse.The con structon f
fe c rparks atsu rban train stato s has prov en suc s fulin ie a nu m berof
coun tries.This alows com uters to rive partofthe way take pu lc transpo rtinto
the c ntral,m ostcong ested, rban are s.
Ind e d, m aking lc transpo rtm ore com fortable and conv enientshou ld work to
atrac tm ore com uters an ec re se trafic cong eston. Pub lc transpo rtthatis
conv enientand com fortable retains is as eng ers,m uch lke any sines that

satsfies is custom ers.The m ore com uters com ed to taking lc transpo rt,the
les cong eston ciy stre ts.
Sam ple 1 7
'Tele om uting'r fer s to w orker s doing theirjobs from hom e forparto each
w ee k an com u icating w ith theirofic using com p te tec h olo
Tele om uting is grow ing in m any cou tries an is expe ted to be com o for
m ostofic w orker s in the com ing de ades.
H ow do u thin society w i be fe ted by the grow th o
tele om uting
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
Alow y urself40 m in tes forthis task.
m od elanswer:
The spre d ftelec om utng is sure to ave far-re hin efe ts on society By iself,
telec om utng refers to fice workers spend ing m uch ftheirt e workin fom h m e
and sing elec tron ic tec hn log ies to com un ic te wih theirem ploy ers.The broader
i plc ton s o telec om utn wever,m ay inv lv chang es to corpo rate structure,
workers'lfestyles and even rban lann ing.
The m ostobv iou s chang es m ay app arentin the `no rm al'ofic s o com panies,
gov ernm ents and ther rganisaton s.I even alfthe working we k is spent
telec om utng fom ho m e,then we wou ld ini aly ex e tm any
em pty esks in the ofic .As ofic s grow sm aler,workers com ng in forthe day wou ld
be ex e ted to share desks wih
theirabsentcolea gu es.This,in turn m ay afec tthe socialat osph ere ofan
organisaton, wever,as les socialcon tac twih e's cole gu es cou ld arm m orale
and loy aly
Forthe ind ividu alofic worker,telec om utn wou ld m ea n spen ing m ore t e at
ho m e.Fora parentwih chidren, this m ay e a bles ing. M oreov er,m any
telec om uters wo ld
able to work the ho rs they wished:having a nap in the afternrnoon forexam ple,
working som e hou rs in the evening. O ne sub stantalbenefi foral tele om utn
workers is thatthere wi be no e d to travelto work alowing m ore fe t e.The
structure ofurban lfe is also lkely to
be afec ted telec om utn W wo ld ex e tto se fewerc rs on the road ring
pe k rs an eventualy a sm alercon c ntraton fofic s in ci es'c ntral sines
districts.In sho rt, eop le wil ave les re so to travelto ciy c ntres fom ou tying
are s.As m ore peop le work and lve in the sam e loc to sho s and culuralevents wi
lkely reloc te them selves ou tofthe ciy c ntre.
In sum ,telec om utng wi serve no to ly to chang e the way we work talso the way
we lve.
Sam ple 1 8

M any people beleve thatw om en m ake bet er par nts than m en an thatthis is
w hy they ha e the gr ater role in raising
chidr n in m ostsocieties.O the s claim thatm en ar justas g d as w om en at
par nting
W rite an es a expr sing urpointo iew .
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
m od elanswer:
The view thatwom en are beterparents than m en as sh wn iselfto e tru
throu thistory This is n tto say thatm en are no tofi po rtanc in chid-
re rin ind e d they are m ostne s ary ifchidren are to app rec iate fuly the roles of
bo th sexes.Butwom en ave prov en them selves sup eriorparents as a resul of their
cond i on ing theirles agg res iv atures and theirgeneraly etercom un ic ton
ski s.
From the t e they are l e girls,fem ales le rn abo tnu rturing Firstwih ls and
laterperhaps wih erbrothers and sisters, irls are given the role ofc rer.G irls
see theirm others in the sam e roles and so i is naturalthatthey identfy this
as a fem ale ac tviy Boy s,in con trast,le rn com pet ve roles farrem ov ed fom whati
m e ns to rture.W hie boy s m ay re m ofadv entures, irls'co i on ing m e ns they
tend to se the future in term s fraising fam es.
G irls also app e rto e les agg res ive than
boy s.In adu lhoo i is m en, twom en, who rov e to e the agg res ors in cri e and
in war.O bv iou sly in raising chidren
a m ore patent, ente m ann eris preferable to a m ore agg res ive on e.Alh there
c rtainly existgente m en and agg res iv wom en, an large,fem ales are less lkely
to resortto iolenc in atem ptng to solve prob lem s.
Finaly wom en ten to e betercom un ic tors than m en. This is sho wn is intel genc
tests,where fem ales, average, eterin erbal
com un ic ton than m ales.O fcou rse,com un ic ton is ofut osti po rtanc in
re rin chidren as chidren tend to lea rn fom and ado tthe com un ic to styles f
theirparents.
Thu s,whie i is al very wel to sugg esta re terrole form en in raising chidren, let
us no tforgetthatwom en are generaly etersuied to the parentng role.
Sam ple 1 9
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this task

In som e cou tries the av e ag e w orke is blged to r tir atthe ag e of5 w hie in
othe s people can w ork u ti they re
65 r70 M anw hie,w e se som e polticians enjo ing pow er w el into their
eighties.Clearly the is ltle
ag r m enton an ap ropriate r tir m ent e.
Unti w hatag e do u thin people should be encourag ed to r m ain in paid
em plo m ent?
G ve r asons fory uransw er .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
M and atory retrem entage varies fom society to society erhaps a reflec to
e ono m cs, laton res ures orsi ply alue system s.Ind ee d, retrem entat50
c n rob ably e as e siy justfied as thatat70 Itis m y elef, wever,thatthe
long eran able person is alowed to work the beterforbo th the ind ividu alworkerand
the em ploy er.
Chrono log ic lage is no talways a true ind ic torofabi y W hie som e 65 ye r-olds
m ay tperorm as wel as they id
in theirpast,m any workers atthis age do justas wel orbeterthan they sed to.
Peop le's suiabi y fora po si on shou ld e a reflec to ftheirperorm anc in the job,
ratherthan the nu m berofwrink les or rey airs they ave.Em ploy ers con c rned abou t
the incre sing age oftheir
em ploy e s ne d ly serve theirwork rec ords.Tho se do ing rly m ay e asked to
retre, ttho se as yetun afec ted age shou ld stay Ind ee d, i wou ld app e r
e ono m c lforan rganisaton to retain
is olderem ploy e s when s ible ratherthan spend t e and m on ey training ew
workers.
Rem aining in e's job foras long as one is able m akes sense as lfe ex e tancies
incre se around the world. As peop le lv long er,they are lon erable to co tribu te
to society in the form ofm ea ning fulwork Butthey are also in e d fincom e fora
long erperiod, so a m and atory retrem ent
age of55 forsom eon e who is statstc ly lkely to lve to ec om es incre sin ly
dificul to justfy Ata t e when laton s are ageing ernm ents are les able to
prov ide fortheirsenior ci z ns,so e ping able workers in aid em ploy m entforas
long as is rac tc ble, lc ex end iures are less strained.
Thu s,workers who c n st dem on strate theirc pac iy to c ry ttheirwork shou ld t
be asked to retre si ply e use they ave re hed a c rtain age.Societes thatinsist
on e rly retrem ent m ay wel to loo again attheirpo lcies.
Sam ple 1 0
You shou ld spend abou t40 m nu tes o this
task

G oing e seas foru ive sity stu y is n exciting prospe tform any people.But
w hie itm a f e som e adv ntag es,itis probably bet e to sta hom e be ause of
the dificulties a stu entinevitably encou te s lving nd stu ying in a dif er nt
cultur .
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this statem ent?
G ve r asons fory uransw er .
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
There is no tthatgo in to study in
foreign cou try wih is diferen langu age and culure,c n e a fustratng and
som et es painfulex erienc .But whie ov erse s study as is drawba ks,the
dificul es are faro tweigh ed the adv antages.Ind e d eop le who abroad for
study en them selves up to ex erienc s thattho se who stay atho m e wi neverhave.
The m ostobv iou s adv antage to erse s iversiy stud is re l-lfe use ofa iferent
langu age.W hie a person c n study a foreign langu age in is orherown co try i
c nno tcom pare wih co stant se ofthe langu age in ac dem c and every ay lfe.There
is no eter rtun iy to i prov e sec ond -langu age ski s than lving in the coun try in
which itis spo en M oreov er, aving sed the lang age d ring e's stud ies ofers a
distnctadv antage when e is app lying forjob s bac k m e thatrequ ire the
langu age.
O n a un iversiy c m pu s,the foreign stud entis no talon e in aving com e fo faraway
He orshe wi lkely encoun term any thers fom ov ersea s and i is s ible to m ake
fiend s fom al aro the world. This is no ton ly exci ng sociallevel, tco ld
le d to i po rtan erse s con tac ts in laterprofes ion allfe.Finaly lving and study ing
abroad fers e a new and iferentperspe tve ofth world and, erhaps m ost
i po rtant, e's own coun try O nc bey the ini alsho ck fbein in a new culure,
the
stud entslowly egins to eta m e nin ful erstand ing fthe ho stsociety O n
returning m e, e ineviably se s o e's wn coun try in a new, ften m ore
app rec iatve,lg t.
In con clusion whie any anx iety abou ing erse s forun iversiy study is c rtainly
und erstand able,i is i po rtantto rem em berthatthe benefis ofered the ex erienc
m ake i wel worthwhie.
301 words
Sam ple 1 1

In the past,b idings of en r flec ted the cultur ofa society b ttoda l m ode n
b idings lo k alke an cities throughoutthe w orld ar be om ing
m or an m or sim iar.
W hatdo u thin is the r ason forthis, n is ita d thing ra bad thing
You should w rite atleast250
w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
You should use y urow n ideas,k ow ledge an exper ienc and su ort
y urargum ents w ith exa m ples an r lev ntevidenc .
m od elanswer:
Every ciy as is archie turalchara ter, tthe si ari es betwe n ci es are m ore
obv iou s these days than in the past.In m y inion e rea son forthis is the igh ric
ofland
In m ostlarge ci es,land is sc rc an
con seq enty i is very aluable.This has led to the con structon ftal bu idings which
oc upy ly a sm al are ofland whie prov iding lots offloo rspac where eop le c n
lve orwork Buiding s ofthis ty e are m ade ofcon crete and ste land c n e bu i
com paratvely ickly sing refabric ted m aterials.They tuse loc lm aterials,
such as sto e,t beror rick which sed to ive ci es their
ind ividu alcharac ter.In con sequ enc m any ci es. w look ery m uch the sam e and
m gh tno tk w whethery were in Brisbane,Bang rBerln when are the
stree t.
W hie Irea lse thatwe c nno tstand in the way fprog res ,Ibeleve thatci es shou ld
try to e p som e in ividu al y For exam ple,in Paris i is proh ibied to id
very tal bu iding s in the c ntre ofthe ciy
as this wou ld spo i the ov eral app ea rance fthe sk lne.O therci es have cho sen to
design iqu e bu iding s to ensure they look iferent.The twin towers in Kuala Lum pu r
orthe O pera Hou se in Sy ey are exam ples ofthis app roa h and Iagree wih this kind
ofini atve.
Al in al,alhough i is regretable thatm od em ci es lo si ar,Itend to fee lthatthis
is un av idable.However,i c n e argu ed that,even ifthe bu idin s are si ar,ci es
wi m aintain theirown charac teras a resul ofculuraldiversiy the terain and the
cl ate,which l ately eterm ne h w peop le lve.
Sam ple 1 2
Pop larevents lke the fo tbal W rld

Cu an othe inte nationalsporting c asions ar es entialin easing
inter nationaltensions an r leasing patriotic em otions in a safe w a
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
You should spen about40 m in tes n this task.
You should give r asons fory ur nsw er using urow n ideas and
expe ienc .
m od elanswer:
Every fou rye rs,the who le world sto s to watch internaton alspo rtng events such as
the O lym pics and the Foo tbal W orld Cup in which athletes sho w theirbest
perorm anc to m ake theircoun try ro fthem .These spo rtng c sion s hav
prov ed to e helpfulin e sing internaton altension s in ificul t es when werul
le ders were trying to con trolthe world's ec on m y and ther ernm ents were
figh tn erland.
The O lym pic G am es are on e ofthe bestexam ples which rov e ho w spo rtng events c n
bring aton s tog ether,atle sttem po rariy From ancientHistory when G ree ks and
Rom ans wou ld inter upt
bat es to artcipate in the gam es,to the m ore re ntinternaton aldispu tes,when
athletes fom Palestne and Israe lwo ld forgettheirdiferenc s,com pete a ific ly
and even em brac e h therafteran event.M oreov er,these po lar
events have c led the world's atento to the terible co seq enc s ofwars;thu
som e le ders have tried to ac pt agre m ents to end theirdispu te and lv e fuly
Si arly internaton alspo rtng events sho w benefis in som e develop ing coun tries
which lve in a daiy internalcivi war.Forexam ple,Braz i has a high rate of
un em ploy m ent,lac k fedu c to er,cri e, erty and corup ton
which le ds to an i ense em baras m en fbeing Braz i an and a low self-estee m .
However,when the Foo tbal W orld Cu starts,the Braz i an squ ad, which is con sidered
the bestte m in the world, rov es an am az ing fe lng ofpride in theircou try M ost
peop le se m to forgetal theirprob lem s and even the cri nal
a tviy ec re ses.They aintroads wih the naton alcolors, se we rthe Bra i an
te m shirtan aton alflags.M oreov er,the com pet on ring s fam es and
neighbo rs tog etherand even rival an s watch the gam es and c lebrate ea fuly
In con clusion larspo rtng events lay an i p rtantrole in ec re sing
internato altensio s and lberatng atriotc fee lng s as History as sho wn.
Sam ple 1 3
As com p te s ar being used m or and m or in ed cation,the w i be so n no
role forteacher s in the clas ro m .

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m od elanswer:
There have be n i ense adv anc s in tec hno logy in m ostaspec ts ofpeo le's lves,
espe ialy in the field fedu c ton Nowadays,an incre sing m berof stud ents rely
com pu ters to resea rch for inform aton and to rodu c a perec tpaperforschoo l
pu rpo ses.O thers have de ided
to le ve the originalway fle rning to et wledg e through lne schoo ls.These
chang es in the le rning roc s hav rough ta spec ialcon c rn regarding the
po s ible dec re se ofi po rtanc o tea hers in the clas roo m .
Som e peop le beleve the role oftea hers started to fade be use com pu ters hav e n
helping som e stud ents to rog res in theirstud ies qu ickerthan when com pared wih an
originalclas roo m .Forexam ple,in the sam e clas roo m ,stud ents hav iferent
intelec tualc pac i es,thu s som e wou ld e ted to a slow adv anc in theirstud ies
be use ofothersinc pac iy erstand ing. In this way is cou ld rog res in
theira qu isi on fk wledge attheirown a using com pu ters inste d fle rning
fom te hers.
However,the presenc ofa te heris es entalforstud ents bec use the hu m an
con tac tinfluenc s them in po si ve ways.
Firsty stud ents rea lz thatthey are not e lng wih a m a hine bu twih a hu m an eing
who eserves atenton an respec t.They also le rn the i po rtanc ofstud ing in roup
and respec totherstud ents,which elps them to i prov e theirsocialski s.M oreov er,
te hers are requ ired in the lea rning roc s bec use they
a k wledg e som e stud ent's deficiencies and elp them to solve theirpro lem s by
repe tn the sam e ex lanaton iving extra exercises oreven sugg estng rivate
tutor.Henc ,stud ents c n ave a ig erchanc no tto fai in a sub jec t.
In con clusion the role forte hers in the lea rnin roc s is st very i po rtantand i
wi con tnu e to e in the future bec use m ac hine c n replac the hu m an interac ton
and is con sequ enc s.
Sam ple 1 4
Ithas bee n said,"Noteve ything thatis learned is contained in bo ks." Com par
an contrastk ow ledg ined from exper ienc w ith k ow ledg ined from
bo ks.
In y uropinion,w hich sour is m ore im portant? hy
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m od elanswer:
"Ex erienc is the bestte her"is an ld clch, tIagre wih i.W c n le rn lotof
i po rtantthing s fom boo s, tth m osti po rtantles on s in lfe com e fom rown
ex erienc s.Throughou tthe iferentstages oflfe,fom pri ary sch lto iversiy to
adu lhood ex erienc te hes us m any ski s we ne d forlfe.
As chidren in ri ary schoo l,we lea rn fa ts and inform aton fom boo s, tthatis no t
al we le rn in scho l.O n the lay round we le rn w to m ake fien s.In rclas
work we le rn w i fee ls to suc d and whatwe do when we fai.W e startto le rn
abou tthe thing s we lke to
and the thing s we don 't.W don 'tlea rn these thing s fom boo s, tfom ou
ex erienc s wih rfiend s and clas m ates.
In o run iversiy clas es,we le rn a lotof inform aton and ski s we wi nee d forour
future c ree rs, twe also lea rn a lotthat
is no tin rtextbook s.In rdaiy lves th in clas an tofclas ,we le rn to m ake
de ision s forou rselves.W le rn to take on respon sibi es.W le rn to etalon wih
ou rclas m ates, rroo m ates,and rworkm ates.O ursuc s es and faiures help s
develop ski s we wil
ne d in radu l lves.They are ski s that c n te h s.
Throughou tou rad lho ex erience rem ains a con stantte her.W m ay con tnu e
to re d rtake clas es for rofes ion aldevelop m ent.However,
ex erienc s atwork atho m e,and wih fiend s te h s m ore.The trium ph s and
disasters ofou rlves te h s ho w to i prov e ou rc re rs and also w to i prov e ou r
relaton ships and w to the perso e h e ofus wants to e.Boo s te h s a lot,
bu tthere is a l to whatthey te h. They c n ive u inform aton rsho w us ano ther
person 's ex erienc s.These are valuable thing s, the les on s we le rn fom ou rown
ex erienc s,fom chidhood through adu lhood are the m osti po rtanton es we le rn
Sam ple 1 5
Now ada s fo d has be om e easier to pr par .H as this change im pro ed the
w a people lve?
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m od elanswer:
Food is a basic partoflfe,so i folows thati prov ed m ethod s offood reparaton ave
m ade o rlves beter.Nowadays we c n repare m ea ls m uch fasterthan we cou ld in
the past.W c n also enjoy
gre tervariety ffood and ea tm ore e lhfuly al bec use ofm o ern m ethod s
offood reparaton
M icrowave ov ens have m ade i po s ible to repare delciou s food ickly Peop le these
days rarely ave t e to shop and repare m e ls the old-fashion ed way W e lve very
fastlves.W are b sy working, c ring forou rfam es travel ng, laying spo rts,and
m any therthing s.Be use of m crowave ov ens,we have t e to enjoy m ea l
wih rfam y and then lay soc r, to a m ov ie,stud rdo any thing else we want
to afterwards.M od ern m eth s ofpreserving food av m ade i po s ible to enjoy a wide
variety food Be use ofrefigerators,fee rs,c nn in and fe -dryin we c n
e tfuis and egetables thatcom e fom faraway la s.W c n repare a m e lone
day and save the leftov ers in the refigeratororfe rto e tatano thert e.W c n
ke p iferentkind s offood in the refigeratororon the shelf.Its e sy to always have
food avaiable an to able to e tcom pletely iferentm e ls every ay
He lhfulea tng is e sierno w than i everwas.Bec use ofm od ern transp rtaton
m ethod s,fesh fuis and egetables are avaiable al ye rro M od ern ichen
app lanc s m ake i e sy to repare fuis and egetables fo coo ing Bre d m ac hines
m ake i po s ible to enjoy e lhful, m e-baked re d wheneverwe lke.W c n e t
fesh and ea lhfulfood every ay e use m o ern m eth s hav m ade preparaton
e sy
O urlfestyle is fast, tpeop le st lk
good food New foo reparato m eth ave given s is m ore cho ic s.To ay we c n
prepare food thatis m ore conv enient e lhier,and fgre tervariety than ever efore
in istory
Sam ple 1 6
Do u ag r ordisag r w ith the folow ing statem ent?
Par nts ar the bestteacher s.Use spe ific r asons an exa m ples to
su orty uransw er .
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answ er using urow n ideas and expe ienc .
m od elanswer:

Parents shape theirchidren fom the eginn in ftheirchidren's lves.They te h
theirchidren alues.They share theirinterests wih them .They evelop close
em oton altes wih them .Parents c n e very i po rtantte hers in theirchidren's
lves;ho wever,they are not always the bestte hers.
Parents m ay e to close to theirchidren em oton aly Forexam ple,they m ay l ta
chid's fe do m in the nam e ofsafety te herm ay rganiz an edu c ton altrip
to a big ciy ta parentm ay thin this trip is too ang erou s.A schoo lm ay want to
take the chidren c m ping ta parent m ay e afaid fthe chid et ng rt.Ano ther
prob lem is thatparents
som et es ex e ttheirchidren's interests to e si arto theirown. I the parents lov e
scienc ,they m ay try to forc theirchid to lov e scienc to Butwhatifthe chid refers
art? I the parents enjoy spo rts,they m ay ex e ttheirchid to artcipate o iferent
te m s.Butwhatifthe chid refers to re d?
Parents wantto as on theirvalues to theirchidren However,thin s chan e.The
chidren ftod ay are growing in world iferentfom theirparents'world.
Som et es parents,espec ialy lderon es,c n'tke p wih rapid socialor
tec hno log ic lchan es.A stud entwho as
fiend s ofdiferentra s atschoo lm ay find thathis parents have nar owerviews.A
stud entwho lov es com pu ters m ay fin thatherparents don 'tund erstand rvalue the
digialrev luton
Parents are i po rtantte hers in rlves, tthey aren'talways the bestte hers.
Fortun ately we have m any te hers in lves.O urparents te h s, rte hers
te h s,and we lea rn fom ou rpee rs.Boo s and ewspapers also te h s.All
ofthem are valuable.
Sam ple 1 7
People aten colege oru ive sity fo m any def e ntr asons orex m ple,
new expe ienc s,car pr paration,inc ased k ow ledge.
W hy do u thin people aten coleg ru ive sity
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m od elanswer:
Peop le atend colege fora lotofdiferent re so s.Ibeleve thatthe three m ost
com on rea son s are to repare fora c re r,to ave new ex erienc s,and to

incre se theirk wledg e ofthem selves and fthe world aroun them .
Care rpreparaton is prob ably the pri ary re son thatpeop le atend colege.These
days,the jo m arketis very com pet ve.Care rs such as inform aton tec hn logy wi
ne d m any ew workers in the ne rfuture.Atcolege,stu ents c n lea rn ew ski s for
these c re rs and increa se their rtun i es forthe future.
Stud ents also to colege to ave new ex erienc s.Form any i is theirfirstt e
away fom ho m e.Atcolege,they c n
m e tnew peop le fom m any iferen lac s.They c n se whatlfe is lke in iferent
ciy They c n lea rn to lve on theirown and take c re ofthem selves wiho thaving their
fam y always ne rby Atcolege,stud ents have the oppo rtun iy
to increa se theirk wledg e.As they
de ide whatthey wantto study rsu theirstud ies,and intera twih theirclas m ates,
they le rn a lotabo them selves.They also fco rse, ave the rtun iy to le rn
abou tm any sub je ts in theirclas es.In add i o to the ski s and wledg e related to
theirc re r,colege stud ents also ave the chanc to take clas es in therare s.For
m any this wi be theirlastchanc to study iferen sub je ts.
Coleges oferm uch m ore than c ree r reparaton They ferthe o rtun iy to ave
new ex erienc s and to le rn m any ind s ofthing s.Ithin al ofthese are rea son s wh
peop le atend colege.
Sam ple 1 8
The position ofw om en in society has changed m arkedly in the lasttw enty ears.
M any fthe problem s y u g people now exper ienc ,such as juvenie deln ency
arise from the factthat m any m ar ied w om en now w ork an are notathom e to car
fortheirchidr n.
To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisa r e w ith this opinion?
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expe ienc .
m od elanswer:
Itis c rtainly true thatthe po si o wom en in society as und ergon e a ram atc
chang e in the pasttwenty e rs tIdo tfee lthatthis is a direc tc use fthe
ind ispu table increa se in juv enie-related ro lem s du ring this perio
Itis no w a pted thaty wom en shou ld fin work le ving scho l;in ee d to rely
totaly theirparents'financialsu rtis no long eran to in m any fam es.
Likewise, c they etm aried the m ajoriy fwom en con tnu working sinc the
financialpres ures of set ng a hou se and establshing
re son able stand ard flving ften req ire two incom es.
Twenty e rs ago i was com on fo wom en to ive up work c they ad chidren
and ev te theirt e to c ring fortheirchidren. This is no long erthe eneralrule
and the prov ision

profes ion aly-run chid c re fac i es and ay rseries have rem ov ed m uch fthe
respon sibi y forchid re ring thatused to fal to m others.However,these fa i es
com e ata costand ften requ ire two salaries com ng into a fam y to aforded.
Ido tbeleve thatthe incre se in th m berofworking m others has resuled in
chidren eing rou tup les wel than reviou sly In e d i cou ld e argu ed that
giving m others the oppo rtun iy to work and e rn extra m o ey chidren c n
beterprov ided forthan reviou sly There is m ore m on ey forlux ries and lday
and a m ore sec ure fam y lfe is po s ible.O fcou rse there are l s as to the am ount f
t e thatidea ly sh ld e spentaway fom ho m e and the ide lsc nario wo ld
be foron e ofthe parents often the wifeto ave a part-t e job an thu s be
avaiable fortheirchidren efore and afterschoo l.Itis i po rtantto establsh the
core tbalanc betwe n fam y lfe an working lfe.
Sam ple 1 9
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"Pr vention is bete than cur ."
O utofa cou try's health b get, larg proportion should be dive ted fro
tr at entto spen ing n health
ed cation an pr ventative m easur s.To w hatextentdo u ag r ordisag r e
w ith this statem ent?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
m od elanswer:
O fcou rse i go es wihou tsaying that reventon is beterthan cure.Thatis wh in
re ntye rs,there has be n a growing fop inion in fav rofpu t ng m ore
resou rc s into e lh edu c to an reventve m e sures.The argu m entis that
igno ranc of,forexam ple, asic hy iene
orthe dang ers ofan ea lhy ietor lfestyle ne ds to be com bated spe ial
naton wide pub lciy c m paign s,as wel as
long er-term he lh edu c ton O bv iou sly there is a strong m an argu m entforc tching
any m edic lcond i on as e rly as po s ible.There is also an ec ono m c argu m entfor
do ing so Statstcs dem on strate the cost-efe tvenes oftre tng a cond i on in the
e rly stages,ratherthan elaying tlm ore ex ensive and rolong ed tre t ent
is nec s ary Then there are socialor e ono m c costs, erhaps in term s ofloss f
e rning s forthe fam y con c rned em ploy ed enefi paid the state.
So farso tthe dificul es startwhen we try to efine whatthe 'propo rton' fthe
budg etshou ld e, artcularly ifthe fu s wi be 'diverted fom tre t ent'.De ision s on
exa ty w m uch fthe
totalhea lh etshou ld e spentin this way are no ta m aterforthe non -spec ialst,

bu tshou ld e m ade on the basis ofan ac pted e lh servic m od el.
This is the po intatwhich re lprob lem s c ur-the form ulaton fthe m od el.How we
a urately m e sure which e lh edu c ton c m paign s are efec tve in th m edic l
and financialterm s? How do we agre abou tthe m edic lefic y
variou s scre nin rog ram es,fo exam ple,when the m edic lestablshm ent iself
do es no tagre A very rigo rous roc s ofevaluaton is c led for,so thatwe c n
m ake inform ed ec ision s.
Sam ple 1 0
M ostw riter s offiction do notearn enough m oney to lve from theirw riting Do u
thin the g e nm entshould
give them financialas istanc to help encourag e g d lter atur ?
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m od elanswer:
There are som e co i on s und erwhich elstcou ld re son ably ex e tsom e
gov ernm entsu rt.In eneralterm s,ifthe wrierhas alre dy rov ed thathe orshe
c n wrie wel,and ifthe stories produ c d are st ulatng and interestng then
con siderthatsom e financialhelp m g tbe iven.
Langu age qu al y is dificul to efine, ifthe wri ng sho ws,forexam ple,
gram ar,a wide v c bu lary an elegance an i aginaton then Ic n se a vald
re son foras istn an autho rto spen som e t e fe fom m on ey rob lem s.Such a
wri ng ee ds to e encou raged the entertainm entvalue ofa bo wou ld also a
fac torin ec iding whetherto
prov ide as istanc to an autho r.Furthercon sideraton wou ld includ e socialand
edu c ton alvalues ex res ed in th autho r's work
However,ifthe idea s were socialy
ir espon sible, rifthe stories con tain e s ary iolenc orpo rnog raphy for is own
sake,then Iwou ld twantto see
the autho rspon sored to wrie stories which tbenefi society O therexc ptons
are the m any wriers ofgood s wh
do trequ ire financialhelp Book s which rov ed to e extrem ely lar,such as

the Har y Poterstories,cle rly e d sub sidy atal bec use the autho rs hav
be om e rich throug theirwri ng
Views on whatgoo al y wri ng m e ns wi vary widely and so ifany autho ris to e
given m on ey forwri ng, then the ec isio wou ld ave to e m ade by com ee or
panelofju e.An
ind ividu alop inion wou ld c rtainly c use isagre m entam ong the rea ding lc.
Sam ple 1 1
Inter nationalenter tainer s,inclu ing sports per sonalties, f en get
paid m i ons ofdolars in one year.
In y urview ,w ith w idespr ad pve ty in the w orld, r these h ge earning
justified?
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m od elanswer:
The salaries ofm any sing ers, anc rs and spo rts peop le have incre sed tofall
propo rton in rec ntye rs,whie in lac s lke Sud an eo le are starving to e th.
no tbeleive thatan e shou ld e able to ea rn such eno rm ou s salaries whan so m any
peop le in the world are lving in erty
O ne afthe fac tors which shou ld afec twhata perso c n e rn tto e the
benefi ofperson 's work to society Itis re son able fora fam ou s sing erto able
to e rn farm ore fom an evening 's
entertainm entthan forinstanc ,a m edic lscientstwho evelop s a new drug which
produ c s a tre t entfora com o ise se.The pop starc rtainly as a value
in society tthe value in way
exc ds, reven m atches,the value gained fom a suc s fulm edic ton
Se ond ly work e shou ld e paid ac ording to the am oun tofefortand skilthatgo es
into i.Nobody wou ld eny thata fam o s perso works hard and is ski ful, etsuch
peop le do twork any arderthan th sand fotherworkers who av clai to
fam e.Yetm arketforc are
such thatthese su erstarts c n tain m on s ofdo lorwhie otherun wn eop le
som et es e rn les than they e d to survive.
Finaly i shou ld e po s ible fo ernm ents to work to etherto ensure thatthe
am oun tofm on ey in circulaton shou ld e m ore m ore eq aly and fairly
distribu ted This see m s on ly fairgiven thatthere are so m any sufering

To con clu e,i is cle rthatworld erty is a seriou s pro lem and etthe prob lem
cou ld e ea sed ifg ernm ents and com penies gave m ore though tto aying salaries
on a m ore equ iable basis and ifthey started to con tribu te m ore m on ey to tho se in
ne d.
Sam ple 1 2
Sm oke s can cause them selves ser ious health problem s.The choic to sm oke is
m ade fr ly n w ith k ow ledge o dange s.
Sm oke s should the for expe tto pa m or form edicaltr at entthan non-
sm oke s.
To w hatextentdo u ag r w ith this statem ent?
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m od elanswer:
Every e has the cho ic ofbein a sm ok er rno t.The peop le who choo se to sm o
do so wing there is a risk fc usin arm fuldam age to them selves.However,
no tentrely agre thatthese peop le shou ld ave to ay m ore to rec ive al the m edic l
trea t entthey e d.
Ithink there are m any siuato s in which a m edic lpro lem has n thing to wih
whethera perso sm ok es orno t.In these c ses,where an i nes has no relaton to
sm o ing then Ibeleve thatsm o ers shou ld tbe requ ired to ay m ore than ther
peop le fortheirm edic ltre t ent.M ostc ra idents,forexam ple, ave no
conn ec ton wih sm ok ing and the peo le who are injured tto ave the sam e
m edic lhelp, regardles ofthe cost.And whatab tthe com on flu -i do es not
see m justfiable to m e thata sm ok ershou ld ave to ay m ore to se a do ctor foran
i nes we c n al con tra t.
O n the otherhand Iagre thata sm ok ershou ld ay m ore than a n -sm o erforthe
ne s ary tre t entofany co i on
which as be n c used sm ok ing. The
principle thatpeop le shou ld tak resp sibi y fortheirown a ton s is a e.
Con sequ enty ifa person cho ses to sm o e k wing thatthis habitc n c use seriou s
he lh rob lem s,then there is no rea son wh the com u iy an insuranc com pany
shou ld ave to ay form edic ltrea t entforan i nes which cou ld ave bee n av ided.
In m any coun tries,cigarete pac kets hav a cle rwarnin thatsm o ing c n c use
he lh rob lem s an so sm o erc n clai no tto w the dang er.Lung c nc ris
som et es a fataldise se and the trea t entis bo th leng thy and ex ensive,and i is
un fairforthe sm o erto ex e t

the ho spialorthe com un iy to c r y the cost.In fac t,i cou ld also e argu ed that
tho se who sm o e in lc shou ld
asked to ay extra be use ofthe i ness
c used to as ive sm o ers.
In con clusion Ife lthatsm ok ers sho ld ay m ore in c ses related to sm o ing for
any theri nes they shou ld ay th sam e as any e else.
Sam ple 1 3
W e ar bec om ing inc asingly depen enton com p te s.They r used in
b sines es,hospitals,cr im e dete tio n even to fly planes.
W hatthings w i they be used forin the futur ? I this depen enc on com p te s
g d thing rshould w e he m ore uspicious oftheirbenefits?
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m od elanswer:
Com pu ters are a relatvely ew inv enton The firstcom p ters were bu i fifty e rs ago
and i is on ly in the lastthirty rso e rs thattheirinfluenc has afe ted every ay
lfe.Perso alcom p ters were introd c d as rec nty as the ea rly
eigh tes.In this sh rtt e they ave m ade a trem endou s i pac ton rlves.W are
no w so epend enton com pu ters thati is ard to i agine whatthing s wou ld e lk
tod ay wihou tthem .You ave on ly tto into a ban when theirm ain com pu ter
is bro en to app re iate the chaos that
wou ld c urifcom pu ters were sudd enly rem ov ed world-wide.
In the future com p ters wi be used to cre te bigg eran even m ore soph istc ted
com pu ters.The prospec ts forthis are qu ie alarm ng They wi be so com plex thatno
ind ividu alcou ld e to erstand they work They wi brin a lotofbenefis t
they wi also increa se the po tentalfo i aginable chaos.They wi ,for exam ple, e
able to fly lanes and they
wi be able to co rdinate the m ov em ents fseveralplanes in the viciniy fan airpo rt.
Prov iding al the com pu ters are workin cor ec ty thing c n wrong. If e sm al
prog ram fais disaster.
There is a c rtain ineviabi y thattec hno logy wi prog res and ec om e
incre sin ly com plex W shou ld, wever,ensure thatwe are st in
po si on where we are able to co trol tec hno logy Itwi be al too ea sy to su enly
discov erthattec hn logy is co trol ng s.By then i m gh tbe to late Ibeleve thati is
very i po rtantto suspiciou s ofthe benefis thatcom p ters wi bring and to m ake
sure thatwe never e om e totaly epend ento a com pletely tec hno log ic lworld.

Sam ple 1 4
S ould par nts be oblged to im u ise theirchidr n ag instcom on Ban 9
answ er chid o d diseases?
O rdo in ivid als hav e the rightto cho se notto im u ise theirchidr n?
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m od elanswer:
The is ue ofwhetherwe shou ld force arents to i u ise theirchidren against
com on ise ses is,in m y inion, socialratherthan a m edic lq eston Sinc we
are fe to choo se whatwe ex se ou rbod ies to in the way ffood, rink rrelgion for
thatm ater,why shou ld the qu eston fm edic l'tre t ent' e any iferent?
M edic lrese rchers and ernm ents are ri ariy interested in eral statstcs and
tren s and in m o ey-saving schem es
which fai to take into co sideraton th ind ividu al's con c rns and righ ts.W hie
i un isaton againstdisea ses such as tetanu s and who ing cou m ay
efec tve,l e inform aton is relea sed abou tthe harm fulefec ts ofva inatons which
c n som et es resul in stun ted rowth reven e th
The body is design ed to resistdisea se and to cre te is own aturali un iy through
con tac twih thatdisea se.So when
chidren are given artficiali un iy we cre te a v lnerable society which is entrely
depend enton i un isaton In the eventthatm as i un isaton
prog ram es were to c se,the society as a who le wou ld e m ore atrisk than ever
before.
In add i o there is the is ue ofthe rig ts fthe ind ividu al.As m em bers ofa
society wh shou ld we be ob lged to sub jec tou rchidren to this po tentaly arm ful
pra tc Som e peop le m ay also e againsti un isato relgiou rou s and
theirne ds m ustalso co sidered.
Forthese re so s Ife lstrong ly thati un isaton rog ram es sho ld tbe
ob lgatory and thatthe ind ividu alshou ld ave the righ tto choo se whetherorno tto
partcipate.
Sam ple 1 5
S ould par nts be oblged to im u ise theirchidr n ag instchid o
diseases?
O rdo in ivid als hav e the rightto cho se notto im u ise theirchidr n?
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Som e peop le arg e thatthe state do es no ave the rig tto m ake parents i un ise
theirchidren. However,Ife lthe qu eston is no twhetherthey sho ld i u ise b
whether,as m em bers ofsociety they av the righ tn tto.
Preventatve m edicine has prov ed to e the m ostefec tve way fredu cing the incidenc
offatalchidhood ise ses.As a resul ofthe widesprea d rac tc o
i un isin chidren in rsociety m any lves have bee n saved and the ise ses
have be n redu c d to al ostz ro. In reviou s c nturies chidren ied fom rdinary
i nes es such as influenz and tub erculosis and ec use few peop le had i un iy the
dise ses sprea d ea siy Dise ses such as dy sentery were the result fpoo rhy iene bu t
these have lo ee n eradic ted sinc the arivalofgoo saniaton and cle n water.
Nobody wou ld sugg estthatwe shou ld reverse this g ra tc no w bec use dy sentery
has bee n wiped t.
Seriou s disea ses such as po lo an sm alpox ave also e n eradic ted through
naton ali un isaton rog ram es.In con sequ enc ,chidren i un ised are far
les atrisk in this ise se-fe society than they wou ld
otherwise be.Parents ch sing tto i un ise are relying the fac tthatthe
dise ses have alrea dy e n eradic ted. Ifthe nu m berofparents cho sing tto
i un ise incre sed, there wou ld e a si arincrea se in the risk fthe disea ses
returning
Im un isaton is no tan is ue lke se tbels which afec ts on ly the ind ividu al. ec ision
no tto i un ise wi hav widesprea d repercus io s forthe who le o society and forthis
re son Ido
beleve thatind ividu als have the righ tto stand aside.In m y inion i un isaton
shou ld e o lgatory
Sam ple 1 6
Disru tive scho lstu ents hav e a
neg tive influence on othe s.
Stu ents w ho r noisy n disobedientshould be grou ed to ethe an taught
separately
Do u ag r ordisag r ? G ve r asons fory uransw er .
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There is no tthatsom e stud ents in schoo ls behave badly and theirbehaviour
c uses dificuly forothers eiherbec use
i has a negatve efec ton the group ec use ordinary stud ents find i dificultto
study wih them .
O ne soluton is to take these stud ents away and te h them on theirown. However,ifwe
si ply ave them rem ov ed afteron e o two warning s,we are l ng theired c to al
oppo rtun i es bec use i se m s to m e thata schoo lwhich c ters fo ificul stud ents is
a sortof"prison" whatevernam e y ive i and the peo le who there m ay ever
re ov erfom the ex erienc .This c n then c use prob lem s forthe widersociety
Perhaps we ne d to loo atwh the isrup tve stud ents behave badly efore
we separate them .Disrup tve stud ents m ay e very intel gentand find the clas es
bo ring ec use the work is too ea sy Perhaps these stud ents ne d extra les ons
ratherthan separate les on s.O rperhaps the te hers are un inspiring and this
resuls in ehaviou ralprob lem s so we e d eterte hers.O n the otherhand,
m oststud ents pu tup wih this siuato
ratherthan c use troub le,and som e peop le argu e thatwe have to le rn to suferbad
te hers and rin siuaton s and thatstud ents who c n'tle rn this les o e d to e
taugh tseparately
So efore we cond em n the stud ents to spec ialschoo l,we shou ld loo atfa tors
such as the teac hing, ec use on c the chidren ave be n separated, i is very
un lkely thatthey wi be brough tbac k
Sam ple 1 7
"Although ab se ofthe system are
inevitable,socialw elfar pa m ents are es entialto prote tthe rights citiz ns
hav e to uarante d m inim um incom e in a dem oc atic society
Discus .
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Socialwelfare is an es entalelem entof an adv anc d society G oo system s are
always abu sed tthatdo es n tm ea n they are fauly In m y inion the two
m ain re son s wh welfare paym ents are e s ary are as folows:
Firstofal,cri cs forgetthatthere are m any form s ofwelfare besides paym ents to the
un em ploy ed. Theirnegatv inio s harm tho se who are no tc pable fe rning a
wage,such as sing le-parent m others,the disabled and the sick M oreov er,the

un em ploy ed ave the right to an incom e,to They are no talways atfaul forno thaving
a job and in m ostc ses the tax they ave paid in the pastent es them to as istanc .
The se ond re son is thatcri e increa ses when eop le have no m e ns ofsuppo rt.The
desperately rineviably turn to cri e,which is no ton ly ang erou s but costy
Polcing the stre ts is m ore ex ensive than rov iding welfare. lc m an's wage is
fou rorfive t es
high erthan a "d le"paym ent.
Certain m em bers ofsociety eleve that eop le sho ld lo afterthem selves.They
po intou tthatwelfare incre ses epen ency thers an estroy
dign iy This m ay e true, tin the c se
ofthe un em ploy ed, the relefpaym ents are sualy tem p rary Itis surely the faul of the
gov ernm entifthere are long -term em ploy ed. W lfare cri cs also elev thati is the
respon sibi y fa vict 's fam y to rov ide financialas istanc .However,i is to
ex ensive to rov ide com plete help fora severely isabled erson
To con clu e,i is vialto erstand the e d forwelfare in a m od ern em ocratc
society W ihou twelfare paym ents th rare destned to e om e poo rer.The first
du ty fa gov ernm entis to rov ide a
financialsafety etforal disadv antaged erson s,and thatinclu es tho se wihou
work
Sam ple 1 8
Stu ying the Englsh languag e in a Englsh-speaking cou try is the bestb tnot
the only w a to learn languag e.
Do u ag r ordisag r w ith this statem ent?
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Study ing a lan age in a coun try where itis widely spo en as m any adv antages.Itis,
therefore,a good ide to study Eng lsh in a coun try such as Briain. However, eleve
i is no tthe on ly way to lea rn the langu age.
In the firstpla ,m oststu ents in -Eng lsh-spe king coun tries le rn En lsh at
sec ond ary schoo l,and som et es at iversiy wadays.Alho theirsp en
Eng lsh is n tusualy fa very igh stand ard theirk wledg e o ram aris often
qu ie adv anc d. This is c rtainly sefulwhen stu ents com e to an Eng lsh-spe king
coun try to ere tthe langu age.
Se ond ly study ing the basics ofEng lsh atsec on ary schoo lis les stres fulthan
le rning the langu age whie ov erse s.This is bec use stu ents lving atho m e do
have to wor y abou tprob lem s such as find ing ac om od aton, aying fortheirstudy
and lving costs,an trying to survive in a foreign coun try where day to ay lving
c uses m uch stres .
However,there are obv iou s adv antages o le rning En lsh in Briain. Every ay

there are oppo rtun i es to rac tse lstening to an spe king wih Bri sh eo le.Also
stud ents c n ex erienc the culure firsthand which is a gre thelp when
trying to erstan the langu age.This is espec ialy true ifthey choo se to lve wih
Bri sh fam y as exchang e stud ents for exam ple.Furtherm ore,ifstud ents atend
langu age schoo lful-t e,the teac hers
wi be natve spea kers.In this c se, ly wi stud ents'spe king and lstening
ski s i prov e, tatenton c n e given to evelop ing re ding and wri ng ski s as
wel.
In eneral,even th i is preferable to study Eng lsh in an Eng lsh-spe king
coun try a rea son able levelofEng lsh c n e a hieved in e's own cou try ifa
stud entis gifted an edic ted to stud
Sam ple 1 9
The w orld is exper iencing dram atic inc ase in pop lation,This is causing
problem s notonly forpo r,u eveloped cou tries,b talso forin strialsed and
developing nations.
Desc ibe som e ofthe problem s that e pop lation causes, n sug esta
leastone pos ible solution.
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In m ostcoun tries ofthe world the laton is increa sin alarm ng ly This is
espe ialy true in r, evelop ed coun tries.O verpopu laton c uses a con siderable
nu m berofprob lem s.
In rco tries i is dificul to rov ide enoug food to fee d even the presen m ber
ofpeop le.In ad i on, edu c ton to l the nu m berofchidren erfam y is no talways
suc s ful.Po rercoun tries
usualy ave a lotofun em ploy m entto and an incre se in laton si ply m akes
the siuaton worse.The env iron m entalso sufers when there are too m any eop le
lving the land.
In rich, in strialsed and evelop ing coun tries i is very ificul for ernm ents to
prov ide efec tve p lc servic s in ercrowded ci es.M oreov er,there is usualy a
gre tde lm ore cri e,which is often e to igh rates o em ploy m ent.Furtherlarge
incre ses in laton ly c use m ore ov ercrowding, em ploy m entand cri e.
There are two m ain soluto s to the erpopu laton rob lem .Firsty every wom an who
is pregn ant, twh es no wantto ive birth, shou ld e alowed law to ave an
abo rton Se ond ly ernm ents m ustedu c te peop le to l t
the siz ofthe fam y In China,coup les
are penalsed financialy ifthey ave m ore than e chid. This m ay se m cruel, the
"on e-chid lcy"is beginn ing to av an efe tin the world's m ostp lo aton

Eventualy si arpo lcies m gh also e nec s ary in thercrowded aton such as
Ind ia,forexam ple.
To sum up ifthe p laton ex losion con tnu es,m any m ore peop le wi die o
starvaton in rcoun tries,and lfe in the ci es,even in afluentnaton s,wil ec om e
incre sin ly ificul.
Sam ple 1 0
People in al m ode n societies use drugs,b ttoda 's y uth ar exper tim enting
w ith both leg lan i eg ldrugs, n at
an incr asingly early e.Som e sociolo ists claim thatpar nts an other
m em ber s ofsociety f en seta bad exa m ple.
Discus the causes an som e efec ts o w idespr ad drug use by u g people in
m ode n da society M ake any r om en ations y u fe lar ne s ary to help
fighty uth drug b se.
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You th rug abu se is a seriou s prob lem wadays in m any culures.Noton ly is i egal
drug se on the rise, tchidren as as 10 e rs old are ex eri entn wih
alcoho land tob ac o. The re son s for this behaviou rare un cle r, tc rtain sociolo ists
blam e the exam ples setby theirelders.
Parents who rin and sm o e to exc ss are,in efec t,tel ng theirchidren thatitis
a ptable to abu se theirbo ies wih rug s.Con sequ enty chidren m ay ave a si ar
view towards i egaldrug s,even iftheirparents are againsttheiruse.In
add i on rug se sho wn televisio and in fi s c n ly con fuse chidren who are
also taugh tatscho lthatdrug abu se is wrong.
The pres ure on eo le to erorm wel atschoo lin rderto com pete forjob
is a po s ible c use ofthe prob lem .M any eleve they c nno tlve up to their arents'
ex e taton s,and fe la sense of eles nes .Also, the widespre d avaiabi y f
drug s m ea ns te nagers are fac d wih the tem ptaton to ex eri ent.Drug s are used
as a m e ns ofex res ing
dis atsfac ton wih the pres ures they fa e in society
The efec ts ofdrug abu se are wel k wn. M any eop le's talents are wasted and
add icton to ard rug s c n costa user is orherlfe.Furtherm ore,tho se who rin and
drive m ay e inv lved in fatalroad ac idents.The costto society is gre t,an eno rm ou s
am oun ts ofm on ey are spent conv ictng rug ea lers and edu c ton rog ram es.
To con clu e,Irec om end thatthe on ly
sensible way to solve this prob lem is to edu c te y eop le abou tthe dang ers o rug
use,and to take steps to redu c the res ure ofcom pet on lac d them .

Sam ple 1 1
W e hav e be n lving in the n elearag now foro e halfa ce ntury Sinc the first
atom ic bom bs w e developed,n clearte h olo has pro ided e nm ents w ith
the abi ty to totaly destro the planet.Yetthe tec h olo has be n p tto positive
use as an ene g sour an in c tain ar as ofm edicine.To w hatextentis
n cleartec h olo dange to lfe on Earth? hatar the benefits an risks
as ociated w ith its use?
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These days,m any eop le are afaid cle rtec hno log e use ofthe dang ers
as ociated wih is use.In m y inion alhoug i is true thatnu clea rwe pons se the
gre testthre tto lfe,the use o clea rtec hno logy forpe fulp rpo ses also c ries
som e seriou s risks.
Nucle rpo werstaton s prov ide an i p rtantsou rc ofche p werform an
indu strialsed ato s and som e
develop ing coun tries.However,there is always the dan erofradiaton lea king
fom these plants.Even though safety rec uton s are taken there have bee n
nu m erou s disasters such as the ex losio fa n cle rplantin Rus ia no tlo ago
Nucle rtec hno logy is even sed to elp cure som e disea ses such as c nc r.
Radiaton c n e app led to the bo to rn away c nc rou s c ls.This is, wever,a
dang erou s proc du re,and the app lc ton fradiaton is al ostalway ainfulan t
always suc s ful.
The m ostwor ying aspe tofnu cle rte hno logy though is is use form ary rpo ses.
Enough atom c bo m bs hav alre dy e n i to com pletely estroy the planet,and the
re ldang eris thatone ay som e cou try wi starta warwih these we pon s.Too m any
coun tries now ave the tec h logy req ired to m ake such m bs,and there is cur enty
m uch ebate
abou tho w to con trolthe siuaton. In con clusion, cle rtec hno logy c rtainly
has po si ve uses, tis,
non etheles , ang erou s.However,i wou ld ave be n eterifi had everbe n sed to
crea te n cle rwe pon s.I lfe on Earth is to con tn e.
Sam ple 1 2
Som e people thin thatitis im portantto use leisur tim e foractivities that
im pro e the m in ,such as r ading nd doing w ord p z les.
O the people fee lthatitis im portantto r stthe m in d ring leisur tim e.
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Itis generaly a pted thatwe al nee d leisure t e to re ov erfom the stres es o
work and every ay lfe.
Person aly Ipreferto e ac tve du ring this t e,as Ithin this suis m e beter.However,
whatwe do wih ou rleisure t e is up to s and e c n say thatany artcular
a tviy is the best.
Som e peop le relax watching m ov ies,re din rsurin the internet.Peo le who
have phy sic ly em and ing job s m ay choo se these ty es ofac tvi es.I y are
a nu rse orbu ider, m ay fe lthaty 'twantto a five-kiom etre ru after
work ec use y are alrea dy sic ly tred
O therpeop le do ery sedentary job s.Com pu teranalysts,forexam ple,m ay spen al
day si ng in fon tofa com pu ter
scree n. Atthe en fthe working ay they m ay e ke n to stretch theirl bs and
i prov e theirhe lh swi ng
go ing to the gy m .
Ano therfac torthatinfluenc s ou rcho ice fleisure pu rsui is where we work Peop le
who work indoo rs often refer tdoo rhobb ies,where s forpeo le who work
ou tdoo rs,the reverse m ay e true.
am a stud entm yselfand this inv lves a lo fsi ng in lec tures,so Ine d to eto
into the fesh airafterwards.
In any siuaton the i po rtantthing is that eo le ne d to stay e lhy choo sing what
is bestforthem .The on ly wrong way to spend fe t e,in m y iew,is to ave a
sedentary job and then m e an watch television
Sam ple 1 3
Using com p te eve y da can ha m or neg tive than positive efec ts o
chidr n.Do u ag r ordisag r ?
G ve r asons fory uransw er and inclu e any r lev ntexa m ples fro ur
ow n k ow ledge orexper ience
In tod ay's m od ern world, com pu ters are an
es entalpartofevery ay lfe.Around the lob e,chidren ften se com pu ters fom a
very age.Alhough i is i po rtant forchidren to artcipate in ariou s wel-
balanc d ac tvi es,in m y inion

chidren who se the com pu terdaiy are ac tualy evelop ing a cri c lski for future
suc s .The bases form y iews are erson al,ac dem c,and rofes ion al.
From a person alp intofview,com pu ters are an inv aluable resou rc to elp
peop le ex lore the world around them .For exam ple,chidren who se Internetto satsfy
theircuriosiy abou tdiverse top ics are alre dy ec om ng ind epend ent
le rners.No chid wih a com pu teris ever red!By startng ea rly in theirlves,
chidren fe ltotaly ate se arou com pu ters;they are also able to tak
adv antage ofthe wide rang e ofservic s com pu ters prov ide.
From an ac dem c viewpo int,chidren ave no cho ic bu tto m asterthis tec h log ic l
inv enton. Forinstanc ,when Iwas in iversiy stud ents brough theirlaptop s to clas
to take no tes, resea rch and exchan e inform aton They wrote as ign m ents,crea ted
presentaton and evelop ed atabases.Chidren who id e rly con fidenc and
ex erienc in these abi es are ata distnctadv antage ertho se who ave no t.
From a profes ion alperspec tve,the com pu terhas foun a perm anentplac in the
work la .Tod ay em ploy ers st pay to rov ide com pu tertraining to theirem ploy e s.
Tom or ow,corpo raton s wil
ex e tprospec tve job app lc nts to alre dy s es these cri c ljob ski s.
Con sequ enty arents who enco rage theirchid to se the com pu terfora re son able
period ft e daiy are in fac tinv estn in the chid's future c re r.
In con clusion there is no tthatthe com pu teras a te hno log ic ltoo lis here to
stay The so erchidren ec om e com pu ter-l erate,the beterform any aspe ts of
theirfuture lves.
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Sam ple 1 4
S c s fulsports profes ionals can earn r atdealm or m oney than people in
othe im portantprofes ions.Som e
people thin this is fuly justified w hie the s thin itis u fair.Discus both
these view s an give y uropinion.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
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The world fspo rts is a m ul o larind stry Arou the glob e, eop le flock to
spo rtng events orwatch theirfav rie te m s faihfuly e h we k televisio As a
resul, rofes ion alspo rts athletes rec ive hug e salaries wellabov e,forexam ple,

tho se ofdo ctors,lawyers,te hers orsocialworkers.There is som e debate abou t
whethersuch trageou sly igh salaries are justfied
O n the on e hand spo rtis viewed as a rofes ion alc re r,in which the to layers
shou ld righ ty e rn igh salaries.Athletes train rigo rou sly fom an e rly age to ec om e
pe k erorm ers in theirfield. They fac trem en s pres ure in eac h and every am e,
m atch rcom pet on. Their erson allves are com prom sed and they lose al priva y At
the sam e t e,theirstrong ac hievem ents bring ran atenton ton ly to
them selves, talso to theirte m s,schoo ls,ci es orco tries.
O n the otherhand ariou s profes ion con tribu te to m aking rworld run sm oo thly
Doctors pu tin atlea stten e rs fgruelng study and internship;theirwork saves lves.
Te hers edu c te and inspire y eop le to e respo sible ci z ns:theireforts
produ c the ci z n
oftom or ow.Socialworkers rescue in ividu als fac ing sic l,m entalan
psycho log ic lchaleng es:theirinterventon crea tes safersocietes.
Yet, rofes ion als in the fields abov sualy strugg le to etby espie theirm e ning ful
and cri c lcon trib ton to the world.
In m y iew, aying eno rm ou s salaries to spo rtspeop le is unn e s ary W ne d to
re o siderou rsocialpriori es and el nate the gre tdispariy in incom e re ived
diverse profes ion als.By ing so, we c n id societes in which ea h e fe ls
valued, app rec iated and app rop riately com pensated fortheirown c ton r
spec ialz ton
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Sam ple 1 5
In som e cou tries, u g people are encourag ed to w ork ortrav elfora ear
betw ee n finishing high scho land starting u ive sity stu ies.Discus the
adv ntag es an disadv ntag es fory u g people w ho de ide to do this.
G ive re son s fory ranswerand include any relevantexam ples fom y rown
k wledg e orex erienc .
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Taking a gap e rof betwe n igh schoo lan iversiy as be om e a
popu larop ton am o m any eop le.
This t e of prov ides a brea k afterm any e rs ofform alstudy Som e stu ents use this
t e to travelaro the world, thers lun te rand st others begin working. The ide
behind e h fthese ac tvi es is to som ething and s-on an refeshing which
enables y eo le to lea rn m ore abou tthem selves and theirplac in th world
around them .

The benefis oftaking a ye rof are lentful.O n a perso allevel,stud ents who travel
away fom ho m e develop theirind epend enc and self-co fidenc .O n
culurallevel,they le rn abou tviewpo ints,tradi on s and erspec tves diferentfom
theirown. Profes ion aly stud ents geta taste ofdiverse work la s,which m ght inspire
a po s ible c ree rinterest.Intele tualy they exam ne theirown
belefs and idea s in relaton to tho se of thers in a new env iron m ent.Al these
adv antages com bine to m ake a stron c se fortaking the on e-ye rbrea k
Nevertheles ,there are also ang ers inv lved in takin such a long rea k
Ac dem c ly the m ain rawba k is thatstu ents c n etsidetrac ked fom theirstud ies.
A ye ris a long t e and stud ents co ld lose the goo study abis and sense f
disciplne they ad when they were in form alac dem c structure.I they egin
working, they cou ld also e delud ed into thin ing thattheye m aking a lotof m on ey
They cou ld lose the benefi o colege orun iversiy edu c ton and the chanc to ea rn a
high erincom e al theirlves.
In con clusion whetherto take a ye r-long re k rno tis an in ividu alde ision. Ea h
y erso shou ld con siderhis or erm otvaton s c refuly and ec ide on whats
m ostdesirable.Ti e is a prec ious resou rc and eop le ofal ages,inclu in
peop le,sh ld tre ti wih respec t.
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Unive sities should acc pteq al n m be s ofm en an w om en in eve y su je t.
To whatextentdo agre wih this statem ent?
You shou ld wrie atle st250 words.
G end eris ues have bee n incre sing in i po rtanc throu the c nturies.In al ost
every sph ere ofhu m an ac tviy there has bee n a m ov em enttowards re terequ al y
betwe n m en and wom en. Alh Iagre thatun iversi es sho ld en theirdoo rs to
al stu ents alke,in
m y iew,they e d tseta fixed l on the nu m berofm en an wom en they a pt in
e h sub jec t.The bases form y iews
are psycho log ic land erson al.
Psycho log ic ly-spe king, m en and wom en are si ply iferent,thou they ave the
sam e po tentalforgre tnes .For exam ple,wom en tend to e m ore intui ve,sensi ve to
others and c ring This m e n they m ay fe ldrawn, the basis oftheir erson al es,
to c rtain ind s of rofes ion s such as te hing rsing
psycho logy even ifal fields are op en to them .In such a con text,i is bestfor
un iversi es to cho se the bestapp lc nts,regardles ofgend er.
Person aly stu ents ne d to iscov ertheirtrue c l ng. This is an ind ividu alm ateran
is no tinfluenc d the u iversi es reserving se ts form en rwom en. For exam ple,if

the m ajoriy fwom en shy away fom m ath reng ine ring, erhaps it as to wih
theiru ring ing which as influenc d theirinterests.The un iversi es wi n tbe able to
reverse this trend though they shou ld always look tforthe m ostqu alfied c nd idates.
In con clusion equ al y c nno tbe forc d eop le no tin the are ofedu c ton
em ploy m entorfam y lfe.Equ al y is
abou thaving cho ic s and tho se who rov them selves c pable wi qu alfy for
un iversiy regardles ofgen er.Itis o ly righ tthatun iversi es reflec tand respec t
these fee an aturalch ic s bein exercised theirstud ents.
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The rising levels ofcongestion an airpolution fou in m ostofthe w orld cities
can be atrib ted dir tly to the rapidly inc asing n m be ofpriv te cars in use.In
orde to r ve se this de lne in the q alty flfe in cities, tem pts m ustbe m ade
to encourag people to use theircars les an p lc transportm or .Discus
pos ible w a s to
encourag e the use ofp lc transport.
To w hatextentdo u ag r w ith this statem ent?
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
In a world fincre sin env iron m entalawarenes i prov ed lc transpo rtrepresents
the way fthe future.Alhough eop le do enjoy the conv enienc and riva y ftravelng
in theirown rivate ehicles,in m y inion they m ay cho se lc transpo rtifi fulfi s
c rtain co i on s.These cond i o s fal into three road c tego ries:at u inal,financial
and log istc l.
From an at ud inalperspe tve, eop le m ustfirstbe con inc d fthe benefis of
pub lc transpo rtato An edu c ton alo lc relaton s c m paign m ustbe laun ched
to sensi z tho se who m ght ave disregarded this po s ibi y efore.Peo le shou ld
be fam ariz d wih the env iron m ental,socialand erso al
benefis forpresentand future generaton s.This is on e step.
From a financialperspe tve, lc transp rtaton m ustbe a clea rand iable enefi
to co sum ers.In therwords,itm ustbe m ore afordable than riving to work every
day Forexam ple,ifpeop le w thatby sing s and sub way they c n save enough
m on ey to take a fee lday e h e r,m any m ore ind ividu als wou ld e persuaded to
travelin this way This is ano thercri c lstep
From a log istc lperspec tve, lc transpo rtato shou ld e conv enientfor com uters.
Ciy lann ers an transpo rt ficials m ustensure thatfequ entan relable pub lc
transpo rtaton is avaiable fore h ci z n Forpeop le to m ake the abi oftravelng

bu s orsub way they m ustk w thatthey wi be able to etto ariou s plac s on t e.
Transpo rtvehicles m ustbe wel m aintained sub way and bus rivers shou ld e
custom er-oriented and servic m ustbe pun ctualand eficient.This is an ad i on al
i po rtantstep.
In con clusion thro a m ul -prong ed app roac h, i is po s ible to incre se the use f
pub lc transpo rtato Ciy ficials and l cians c n le d the way t zing these
form s oftranspo rtthem selves and ring ing abou tchang e through erson al
exam ple.Then m ore ci z ns wi folo sui and we m ay al hop e to lve in cle ner,
les po luted env iron m ent.
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M any people beleve thatw om en m ake bet er par nts than m en an thatthis is
w hy they ha e a r ate role in raising chidr n in m ostsocieties.O ther s claim
thatm en ar justas g d as w om en at par nting rite an es a expr s ing ur
pointofview .G ve r asons fo uransw er .
To w hatextentdo u ag r w ith this statem ent?
You should w rite atleast250 w ords.
A chid is bo rn to two arents a m an and a wom an. Both sexes play a crucialrole in
raising the chid Alhough fathers c n m ake exc lentparents,in m y inion m others
are in re l y eterparents based theirnaturalintui o and com pas ion ate
tend encies.
Firsty fora wide variety fsocio-culuralre son s,wom en tend to ave m ore intui ve
intel genc than m en. Itis this intui o thatenables the m otherto when erchid
ne ds her.In add i on, wom en ften w ho w to re d -verbalsign als in m an
behavior,which c n alertthem to is ues and rob lem s in the chids lfe.Al ofthese
perc ptve ski splay a m ajorrole in
m akin the m othera close,respon sible and respo sive parent.
Se ond ly m ostm others share a ini able wih theirchidren Perhaps this bond
arises du ring the nine m on ths of
pregn ancy;perhaps i is reinforc d
throu the ac tofbre stfe din W hateverthe c use,there often ap e rs to e a
lfelong sivercho rd rpsychic conn ec ton etwe n m otherand chid As a resul,the
m otheris able to evaluate the chids a ton s fom the viewpo intofhis/herintenton s,
and tjustresuls.This em pathy is pric les and c nno te siy replc ted. Alhough
fathers m ay form
de p lov ing s wih theirchidren they m ay tbe able to m atch the depth
closenes shared m otherand chid

In con clusion alho th arents are c rtainly c pable ofc ring forthe chid, the
m otheroften m akes a beterparent.Any e who as ex erienc d the con i on al
a ptanc ofa m others lov e c n ea rwines to this re l y
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Sam ple 1 9
W hatfactors ar r lated to cadem ic suc s in high scho lstu ents?
W rite atleast250 w ords.
High schoo lis a cri c lt e in the lfe of eop le.O n the on e hand tee nagers are
e gerto enjoy theirfe do m and ind epend enc .O n the otherhand, they
m ustbe disciplned enough to ee p their riori es straig t.In m y inion three social
inst uton s i pac thigh school stud ents the m ostatthis v lnerable t e the fam y
pe rgroup and sch l.
First,the fam y lays the c ntralrole by ro iding the bac k rop in a y erson s
lfe.A po si ve fam y env iron m entpro ides lov e,suppo rtand encou ragem entforthe
stud entto is/herbest.Si ulaneou sly the fam y ai s to inst disciplne and
am bi on in the chid. The influenc an ex e taton ffam y m em bers rem ain
param oun tatthis t e and throu ta y erson 's lfe.
Se ond as a chid turns into a te nager,the pe rgro egins to lay an
incre sin ly i po rtantrole in is/herlfe.The fiend ships on e develop s atthis high ly
sensi ve stage c n afec ton es at ud e to stud ies,autho riy society and the world.
In the righ tcom pan eop le c n etinv lved in si ve ac tvi es thatsuppo rt
theira dem c perorm anc .W ih the wrong crowd, te nagers co ld evelop a ho stof
unh e lhy and an erou s habis which i pac tno to ly theirgrades bu tallaspe ts of
theirlves.
Lasty the schoo liselfis a dec iding
fac torin the stud ent's ac dem c suc s . ariety felem ents determ ne h w the
stud ents fe labo tschoo l the teac hers,
the staf,the fac i es,the sub jec ts,th textboo s,the m ethod finstructon and
m ore.Al ofthese have a sign ific nt i pa ton the y erso s m otvaton
to exc l.
In con clusion igh schoo lsuc s is the rodu ctofvario s influenc s.W are all
fortun ate that,aside fom a few fortun ate exc pton s,the m ajoriy stud ents
worldwide aspire to wel and row up to e om e ac tve and e lhy artcipants in
the world aroun them .
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Sam ple 1 0
For ign languag e instruction should begin in kin e g rten.Discus .
W rie atle st2 words.
Ac ordin to a fam ou s saying, The l s
ofm y lang age are the l s ofm y world. Ind ee d, the abi y to spe k several
langu ages is con sidered e ofthe al arks ofa culured erson. From this
perspec tve,foreig lan age instructon shou ld egin as e rly as po s ible in rder
to ac hieve nea r-natve fluency The rea son s behind this app roac h are
intelec tual,socialand rofes ion al.
Intelec tualy le rning a foreign langu age ata y age enables chidren to evelop
theirbrain Atthis age,chidrens m n are lke spong es and theirc pa i es are
l es .They ave les in ibi on iases againstle rning iferentsu jec ts.They
c n lea rn e,two rthree langu ages wihou tcon fusion ;i wou ld ly serve to ex and
theirm nd s.Therefore,i is ide l
to starttea hing a foreign lan age in
kind ergarten.
Socialy le rning a foreign langu age enables the y chid to entera widerculural
world. By le rnin to spe k think and erstand a diferentlangu age,the chid
develop s gre tercros -culuralawarenes .This cri c labi y enables the chid to
m ake fien s wih identfy wih and em pathiz wih thers who spea k the add i on al
langu age.
Profes ion aly le rning a foreign langu age in ind ergarten the chid ex and s
his/herfuture c ree rho rizon s.In tod ays incre sing ly lo alz d world, i n aland
m ul n alind ividu als are in igh em and. The chid who ac hieves
this fluency aturaly and e siy ata y age alrea dy as an edg e ov erothers in the
job m arket.
In sum ary m erou s benefis flow fom te hin a foreign langu age fom
kind ergarten. The chid wi m ostlkely row up to than th se who m ade such
le rning ex erienc po s ible.
IEL S Letter
M ostC om on Let e Topics -Form al

1. Asking forInform atio
You lve in an Eng lsh spe kin coun try and wantto som e v lun tary aid work
in a develop ing cou try W rie a
leterto a com pany c led CuluralEx edi on s,which rganiz s such trips.In r
leter:
Ex lain wh wantto the lun tary work
State whaty rski s and ex erience are.
Ind ic te where y wou ld lke to lun te rand forho w lo
Begin rleteras folows:De rSir/M adam
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
2. Ap lying fora
You ave de ided to app ly fora job as a Spanish instructorthatwas adv ertsed in the
Apri edi o fthe m agaz ine Te hin Profes io al.This ad was po sted M rJohn
Sul van, irec torofthe Spanish epart entatThe Lang age Inst ute o G re tBriain in
London, En land In leterto M rSul van:
ex lain wh are wri ng
describe y rqu alfic ton s an ex erience
ex lain w they c n con tac ty
W rie atle st1 words.You shou ld spen abou t20 m nu tes on this task
3. M aking S g estions
You e taty rcolege c feteria every lun cht e.However, think i ne ds som e
i prov em ents.W rie a leterto the colege m aga ine.In rleter:
ex lain whaty lke bou tthe c feteria
say whatis wrong
sugg estho w i cou ld e i prov ed
Begin y rleteras folows:De rSir/M adam
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
4. Ap lying fora

You are look ing fora part-t e job. W rie a leterto an em ploy m entagency In
leter:
introdu c y rself
ex lain whatsortofjob wou ld lk
say whatex erienc and ski s y av
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5. Com plaining to Bank
You ave re ived a leterfom y rbank asking to a k wledg e re iptofa
new bank c rd. However,the c rd was m s ing fom the env elop e.W rie a leterto the
bank 's he d fic .In rleter:
ex lain wh are wri ng
ex res con c rn abou tthe m s ing c rd
ask them whatthey intend to
Begin rleteras folows:De r
,
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
6. Inform ing n Airlne
LastTuesday flew fom New York to Paris.W hen arived m e, iscov ered
thaty ad lefty rc bin ag the plane.W rie a leterto the airlne.In rleter,
y shou ld ex lain:
where and when losty rbag
whaty rbag look s lk
whatis con tents were
Begin rleteras folows:De rSir/M adam
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
7. Ap lying fora

You ave se n an adv ertsem entforpart-t e work in a ho telforthre m o ths ov erthe
sum er.W rie a leterto the m anager.In rleter:
say whatex erienc y av
ask whatthe work inv lves
enqu ire ab tcond i ons
Begin rleteras folows:De rSir/M adam
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
8. M aking Re om en ations
You rm aly sh ing in the area where y lve.However, thin som e fthe
fac i es forsh ers cou ld i pro ed. W rie a leterto rloc l ewspaper.In r
leter:
say in eneralwhaty lke about sho ing in rarea
say whatis wrong wih the fac i es
sugg estho w they c n e i prov ed
Begin rleteras folows:De rSir/M adam
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this
task
9. Ap lying fora
You wou ld lke a tem po rary job workin
in the sum erc m p which ru s spo rts and tdoo rac tvi es forchidren and
peop le nextsum er.W rie a leterto the rganiz rs ofthe sum erc m p. In leter:
ex lain whatsortofjob wou ld lke to
describe y rperson al y
say whatex erienc and ski s y av
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M adam

You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
10. Com plaining abouta Prod ct
You lve in a sm al un iversiy town. Lastwe k rov e to a big ciy abou ttwo rs
away to a new laptop ata good ric .You worked the lapto al we k and
finished wri ng a lo as ign m en thatis du e sho rty However,this we k
the lapto esn'teven swich W rie to the store.In rleter:
tel the store where y lve & what app ened
ex lain the prob lem wih the lapto
state whatac to wou ld lke the store to tak
Begin rleteras folows:De r
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
Sam ple Let er Form alCom plaining to H otel-Task 1
Sam ple Let e 1
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You re nty stayed in a ho telin a large ciy The we therwas very sualforthe
t e ofye rand the hea tng /coo lng system in the ho telwas qu ie inadequ ate.
W rie a leterto the m anagerofthe ho tel.In rleter:
give detais ofwhatwentwrong
ex lain whaty ad to to ercom e the prob lem atthe t e
say whatac ton wou ld lke the m anagerto tak
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You N T ne d to wrie y rown
add res .
Begin rleteras folows:
De r

De rSir/M adam
Iam wri n in con e to wih m y re nt stay atthe Fou rSe so s in Londo Eng land
Unfortun ately e to m alfun cton in e terin m y roo m ,Ispent thre m serable nigh ts
aty rho telfom Apri 26 29
W hen Iar ived in London, there was an ex e ted sno wstorm .Iund erstan it es no t
usualy sno w inApri ho wever,when Igo tto m y roo m ,there was no e t.After
com plaining, a tec hn ician was sen who inform ed m e they ad to instal a ew
he tng i.W hen Iasked to m ov ed to ano therroo m ,Iwas told the telwas
com pletely ed
Unfortun ately eac h igh tafterwork returned to iscov erthe prob lem had e n
re tfied. Eventualy Ispentthree ribly com fortable nigh ts,we ring m y coatto
bed, we ring socks aroun the roo m and end ing wih a bad cold fom the unh e ted
roo m .Ihad t e to com plain as Ihad to c tch a flgh tho m e righ tafterm y
con ferenc .
Iam sho cked this terible servic .This is no twhatan e ex e ts for$ igh t!
To com pensate m e forthis trem en s inconv enienc ,Iask thaty refund m y m on ey
righ taway and ferm e a fe ,m ore com fortable stay in e o rfinersuies in the
future.I n t,Iam repared to take m y com plaintto a high erautho riy
Ilook forward to ea ring fom y atthe e rlest,
You rs faihfuly M rJohn M cFee 23 words
Sam ple Let e 2
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You ave re ived a leterfom y rbank asking to a k wledg e re iptofa
new bank c rd. However,the c rd was m s ing fom the env elop e.
W rie a leterto the ban 's he d fic .In
y rleter:
ex lain wh are wri ng
ex res con c rn abou tthe m s ing c rd
ask them whatthey intend to
W rie atle st1 words.

You N T ne d to wrie any add res .Begin rleteras folows:
De r
De rSir/M adam
Iam wri n in con e to wih a m s ing rstolen ebi c rd fom y rban This
is an rgentm ateras the bank c rd cou ld rov e dang ero s in the hand s ofthe wrong
person.
Justyesterday Irec ived a leterfom rbank 's he d fic .Itstated thatm y ew
bank c rd was enclosed an asked m e to ac k wledg e re ipt.However,when
the env elop e arived in m y m aibox i was in a tatered state.M ore i p rtanty the ebi
c rd which was su sed to inclu ed, was m s ing Ichec ked and rec he ked arou
the m aibox tfo thing. Iam con c rned thatsom eon e has e thro m y m ai
and s ibly stolen the c rd.
Forthis re son Irequ estthaty c nc lthe existng ebi c rd i ediately The
debi c rd in eston is related to m y
a oun tnu m ber64 aty rBay and Bloo rbranch. Afteri has be n c nc led,
ple se arang e to send m e a new on e,as I e d to travelov erse s nextwe k and wil
ne d to c r y the new bank c rd wih m e.
Thank ind ly in adv anc ,You rs faihfuly
M Bren a Holster
172 words
Sam ple Let e 3
You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes o this task
You e taty rcolege c feteria atlun ch
t e every ay However, thin it e ds som e i pro em ents.W rie a leterto the
colege m aga ine.In rleter:
ex lain whaty lke abou tth c feteria
say whatis wrong wih it
sugg estho w i cou ld e i prov ed

W rie atle st1 words.Begin rleteras folows:Dea r
De rSir/M adam
Iam wri n in con e to wih colege c feteria.Sinc al ostevery
stud entspend s som e t e here every ay eleve i is in every e's bestinterestto
find ways to i prov e the qu al y fthis c ntralea tery
The c feteria iselfis m od ern, spac iou and atrac tve.The newly ainted m urals fthe
sea side give the sea tng are an en airy td rfee ln which m akes it ery
ple santto e tm ea ls there.This is furtherenh anc d the large gree n lants and
flowing waterfoun tains.
The m ain rob lem wih the c feteria is in the food served!Firstofal,there is a very
l ed selec ton avaiable.Eac h ay
ofers up ly stan ard North Am eric n fare ofham bu rgers, td s,chicken ets
and fench fies.Noton ly is this sele ton e lhy talso interestng
day in and ay t.W have so m any internato alstud ents on c m pu s,i wou ld e
wond erulto ave som e curies, r ios and falafelad ed to the m enu. Sec ond ly sinc
this is a stud entc feteria, ric s ne d to stay low.W hav fortun ately see n two
pric hikes in the lasttwo e rs.
Iam sure ifwe ofera widerrang e o food s,atbeterpric s,the c feteria wilcon tnu e to
run profiably as m ore stud ents choo se to e tthere.
You rs faihfuly DanielBernard
IE S Let e Topics -Sem i-Form al
1. Ar anging Ac om odatio
You are being senton a on e m o th work as ign m entin San Francisco Calfornia.You
ne d a plac to stay whie y are there.W rie a leterto the M aury Sam so Re lEstate
Agency In rleter:
ex lain the siuato
describe the kind fa om od aton wou ld lk
prov ide the dates y wi nee d it
Begin y rleteras folows:De rM r
Sam so
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2. Asking forPer m is io
You are study ing erse s.You e d to return to rco try efore the en the
sem esterfora fam y event.W rie a leterto rsup ervisor.In rleter:
Requ estt e off
Ex lain wh e d to le ve e rly
Re s ure hi /herthaty rstud ies wi no tsufer
Begin y rleteras folows:De rM r/M s
3. Com plaining to Lan lord
You ave be n lving in a rentalapart ent forthe pastye r.Rec nty a new
neighbou rm ov ed in who as lo artes severalt es a we k W rie a leter
com plaining abou tthis to the land lord. In rleter:
ex lain the siuato
describe wh i b thers y
sugg esta soluton
Begin rleteras folows:De rM r/M s
,
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this
task
4. M aking S g estio
You exercise regu larly and ave be n m em berofm an iferentgy m s.Re nty
y m o ed into a new eighbo rhood and joined a new gy m .You
have no tc d thatpeop le atthis gy m d therto wipe do wn the m ac hines after
use and ften lea ve dirty towels on th enches in the chang e roo m s.W rie to M rKoto
the m anager.In rleter:
ex lain who are
describe the prob lem exa ty
m ake sugg eston s to i prov e the gy
Begin rleteras folows:De rM r

Koto
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
5. Bo king Ac om odatio
You are go ing to take a sh rtho lday in Sing apo re and wantto renta ho lday
apart entwhie y are there.W rie to the to ristinform aton fic .In leter:
ex lain whaty e d
say when lan to e there
ask forinform aton abou tpric s
Begin rleteras folows:De rM r/M s
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
6. Explaining to Neigh our
You are having a gradu aton arty ex
Saturday igh t.You ave inv ied
peop le to c lebrate atan td rbarbe ue evening, which m ay con tnu e into late into
the nigh t.W rie a leterto relderly eighbou r.In rleter:
ex lain whatwi be happ ening
ofery rapo log ies in adv ance
inv ie herto join the c lebrato
Begin rleteras folows:De rM r/M s
You shou ld wrie atle st150 words.You shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
7. Asking forper m is io
You are supp sed to and in a m d-term rojec tfory rpsycho logy clas b No em ber
1st.However, rbrotheris et ng m ar ied in Hawai atthe sam e t e an the entre
fam y is travelng there for the oc sion. You wou ld lke an extension the du e date
forsub m ng the projec t.W rie to rprofes or.In rleter:
ex lain the siuato
rem nd the profes orofy rfine ac dem c re ord to ate
ask foran extensio fthe du e date

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8. M aking S g estio
You lve in a high -rise bu iding which as a com un allaund ry roo m .There are
m any washers and ryers there, teven m ore residents.Som et es peop le don 't
com e in t e to em pty the m ac hines and therresidents have to wai fora washer r
dryer.You think the bu iding m anagem entshou ld rchase 10 extra laun ry askets
and m ake them avaiable forsuch t es,so the m ac hines c n fee d W rie to
the Prop erty M anager,M rs W i am s.In rleter:
ex lain w long ave be n resident
describe the prob lem
propo se y rsoluton
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W i am s
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9. Asking forPer m is io
You ave re ived a job ferfora si on ave wanted fora long t e.You are
ex e ted to starto July st.However, c n ly starta we k later e to erso al
re son s.W rie a leterto
M rJac kson rnew bo s .In rleter:
sho w y renthu siasm forthe jo fer
ex lain the prob lem
sugg estwhaty c n
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Jac kson
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Sam ple Let er Sem i-Form a
Com plaining to H otel-Task 1

Sam ple Let e 1
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You are ap lying fora job and ee d leterofreferenc fom som eon e who ew
y when were atschoo l.
W rie a leterto e ofy rold te hers asking fora referenc .In rleter:
say whatjob ave app led for
ex lain wh wantthis job
sugg estwhatinform aton the te hershou ld include
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De r
De rM rs Swe ney
How are y ? Ihop e everything is fine atthe schoo land thaty ave be n wel. st
rem em berthe dy am c way in which taugh tgram arto m e and al ofthe te her
traine s in rEn lsh clas .Than s again fortho se i po rtantles on s.
Iam wri n in con e to wih a letero referenc thatIne d fora job thatIhav
app led forrec nty As Iam du e to radu ate nextm on th Ihave app led fora si on as
an ESL tea herata private langu age schoo lin Tok Japan. You m gh trem em berm y
tel ng w very m uch Ilook ed forward to tea hing and travelng around the world.
Now Ihave the
chanc .Iam con fidentthatIc n m ake a iferenc in the lves ofstud ents who e d
to le rn Eng lsh
In the leterofreferenc ,Iwou ld app re iate i ify cou ld inclu inform aton related to
m y trustworthines ,m y enthu siasm and m y cros -culuralawarenes whie in te her
training colege.As the job is in Japan they ave the chanc to interview m e and
wil
base theirdec ision largely m y leters o referenc .Iwou ld e d to ave the leter
in two we ks, July st.Thank ind ly in adv anc ,You rs sinc rely
G ra Sm h
Sam ple Let e 2
You are go ing a sho rttraining cou rse ata colege in Sy ey Australa.You e d
som ewhere to lve whie y are there.

W rie a leterto the ac om od aton fic ratthe colege.In rleter:
W rie a leterto the ac om od aton fic ratthe colege.In rleter:
ex lain rsiuaton
describe the ac om od aton req ire
say when wi ne d it
W rie atle st1 words.
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De r
De rM rs W lker
Iam wri n in con e to wih m y com n training co rse aty rcoleg in Sy ey
Australa.Iwi be there to atend the Brain-Based Lea rning rog ram atVictoria Colege
fora period fthree we ks fom July stto July st, am hop ing thaty wi be
able to as istm e wih m y a om o aton arang em ents.
As Iam slg ty lderthan m ostofthe therpartcipants,Iwou ld app rec iate i if
y cou ld find a private stud io apart ent form e,close to the colege.Itwou ld ide l
ifIcou ld walk to schoo le h ay tifno t,Iwou ld e d ac s to lc
transpo rtaton Iun erstand som e ofthe events on c m p s finish ie late so wou ld
prefern tto walk in an fam ar eighbou rhood afterdark In term s ofthe
apart ent,al Ireq ire is a bed, a desk
TV,an Internetcon e to a kichen and athro m .M y budg etis around US $1000 for
3 we ks.
As Iwi be ariving July st,Iwou ld e d the apart entto e avaiable fom that
nigh tun t the day fm y eparture,which is July rd M y lastnigh tin the apart ent
wou ld e July
Ple se letm e k w ify are able to find
such an apart entand ifno t, le se
sugg estothersuiable ar an em ents.Ilook forward to ea ring fom y
You rs sinc rely Jane G ood win 236 words
Sam ple Let e 3

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You ave be n lving in a rentalapart ent forthe pastye r.Rec nty a new
neighbou rm ov ed in and as be n m aking a lotofno ise,which isturbs y
W rie a leterto the land lord In leter:
ex lain the siuato
describe wh i b thers y
sugg esta soluton
W rie atle st1 words.
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De r
De rM rShah
Iho e y and rfam y are al wel.
am wri ng in conn e ton wih a prob lem I
have wih the new tenant,Jac k who as m ov ed in wnstairs.Unfortun ately is
habis and e ds app e rto e qu ie iferentfom m y wn.
The is ue is thatJa k is a profes ion alm usician who lays his elec tric gu iarlate into
the nigh t.Iund erstand e is in a band and e ds to rac tc ;ho wever,Ithin c nno t
do so in a residentalbu iding such as ou rs.As Im enton ed to when sign ed the
le se to the apart ent,Iam a ful-t e wrierwho works fom ho m e.Form e,i is
es entalto ave sienc so c n con c ntrate on m y work W ih Jac k laying atal
hou rs,Ihave bee n able to etany fm y wri ng e,exc ptwhen e is ou t.In som e
c ses,Ihave even e n forc d to lea ve the apart entan work at
a nea rby cofe sh rlbrary as the
gu iarplaying was c using such isturbanc .
Iwou ld app rec iate i ify cou ld spea k to Jac k and ask i to turn wn the v lum e
his gu iarorelse to se he dp es. ave spok en to i abou ti, tto avai.Iwi
lety w as so as the siuaton i prov es.
Thank ind ly in adv anc and le se ive m y estregards to rfam y
You rs sinc rely M eg Sny er
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IE S Let e Topics -Inform al
1. Inviting friend
You are study ing Eng lsh ata private langu age schoo latend ed m any internaton al
stud ents.You are plann ing surprise birthd ay arty fora fien who as be n fe lng
partcularly sad an m esick W rie to ano therclas m ate and
inv ie hi /herto the party In rleter:
ex lain the re son forthe party
give the date and t e ofthe party
sugg estwhatthe clas m ate cou ld rin to the party
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2. Advising frien abouta holda
An Eng lsh-spe kin fiend wants to spend a two-we k lday in rregio and as
wri en asking forinform aton and adv ic .W rie a leterto rfiend In rleter:
oferto find som ewhere to stay
give adv ic ab twhatto
give inform aton ab twhatclothes to ring
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shou ld spend abou t20 m nu tes on this task
3. Apolo izing to friend
You r owed an i po rtanttextboo fom a clas m ate lastterm .You w re lze y r
clas m ate had returned m e
ov erse s and st have the boo W rie a leterto to i /her.In leter:
apo log iz forthe m stak

find tho w i po rtantthe boo is to i /her
say whaty wi do
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4. Than ing frien fora holda
You ave re nty e n to stay wih an ld fien fora few days.You adn 'tsee n e h
otherfora long t e.W rie a leterto the fien In rleter:
say w y fel ab tthe visit
referto som ething enjoy able thaty id whie staying wih i /her
inv ie y rfien to isi y
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5. Advising frien aboutw ork
An Eng lsh-spe kin fiend is com ng to study in rtown extye rand as wri en
asking forinform aton and adv ic .W rie a leterto rfiend. In rleter:
O ferto find a plac forhi /herto lv
G ive adv ic abo tho w to find a part-
t e job
G ive inform aton where he /she c n le rn rlangu age
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6. Forgeting som ething ta frien 's You stayed aty rfiend 's hou se when
partcipated in a co ferenc in Australa.You lefta briefc se wih i po rtantdo cum ents
in rroo m .W rie a leterto rfiend. In the leter:
than rfiend forthe stay
describe the briefc se
ask i herto return i to st
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7. Rem in ing Friend
A ye rago lenty rfav rie boo to a fiend who though twou ld enjoy i.
Unfortun ately rfiend as forgo ten to return i.The b as sent entalvalue
to as i had ee n resented rand m other.W rie a leterto rfiend.
In the leter:
ask w he orshe is do ing
rem nd i /herabou tthe boo
ex lain wh e d i bac k
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8. Congratulating Friend
You rbestfiend justhad erfirstbab You are curenty erse s bu twi be
returning to rh m etown in a we k W rie to rfien In rleter:
cong ratulate y rfiend

tel herwhen wi be returning m e
ask when cou ld rop in to m e t eran the baby
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9. Req esting H elp
You rparents wi be c lebratn their40 th ann iversary extm on th. You are plan ing a
big c lebraton, ty are no tsure h to m ake the oc sion re ly m em orable.
W rie to rbestfiend Joan, who is a rofes ion aleventplann er.In rleter:
ex lain wh the oc sion is spe ial
ask forheras istance
setup a t e to m ee taty rfiend 's conv enienc to iscus y rplan
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task
10. Adm iting M istake
You atend ed an ld fiend 's wedd ing in ano therciy ab t3 rs away a we k ago. It
was an td rwedd ing eld rainy ay and ad taken along a rather
ex ensive,elegantum brela.W hen returned, were tred and wentstraight to
bed. You ad a very sy we k This we kend, when i started to rain, rea lz d
had the wrong m brela.You m usthave taken som eon e else's um brela,which was very
si arto rown when lea ving the wedd ing re pton W rie to rfien who t
m ar ied. In
leter:
cong ratulate hi /heron the e utfulwedd ing
ex lain the siuato
ask w y c n return this um brela and loc te y rown
Begin rleteras folows:De rJoan

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Sam ple Let er Inform alCom plaining to H otel-Task 1
Sam ple Let e 1
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Lastm on th ad a ho lday ersea s where y stayed wih som e fiend s.They ave
justsenty som e pho tos ofy
ho lday
W rie a leterto rfiend s.In leter:
than them forthe pho tos and forth lday
ex lain wh idn 'twrie e rler
inv ie them to com e and stay wih
W rie atle st1 words.
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De r
De rAjay and Sun ia,
Thank s so m uch fory rkind leterand the lov ely tos ofm y lday in M um bai.
Sor y forthe delay in ac k wledg ing rm ai, ty a kage ar ived justas I
was abou tto le ve town a bu sines trip I've justreturned to Toron to tod ay
Look ing atthe p tos brin s ba k so m any appy m em ories ofthe t es we spen
tog etherand the wond erulho spial y extend ed to m e.Ifel com pletely
pam pered th fy !You sur ou ed m e wih warm fiend s, foo am az ing
sig ts, re tshopp ing, forgetable culuralevents and laugh ter-fi ed evening s.I
wou ld ave be n lostwihou Ic n'tthan eno
These good m em ories gave m e an ide . w y 've always wanted to isitCanada.
W hy 'ty lan a ho lday and stay wih m e this sum er? The we theris re tat
thatt e ofye r,al tou ristsies are o en an Icou ld take two we ks offfom work

Aside fom se ing Toron to, we cou ld rive to Niagara Fals,Thou sand Islan s,M on tre l,
O tawa and Q uebec
Ciy Iwou ld e thri ed ify cou ld m ak i.
Thank th again forthe be utful lday and the ph tos which are alrea dy
m y wal.Now,I'm look ing forward to e ring fom y
W rm wishes,Carol
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Sam ple Let e 2
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You ave re nty started work in a new com pany
W rie a leterto an Eng lsh-spea king fiend. In rleter,
ex lain wh chang ed job
describe y rnew job
tel hi /hery rothernews
W rie atle st1 words.
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De r ,De rEva,
How are y ? Ihop e y 've be n wel.Sor y forhaving e n toftou ch fora sho rt
whie.There have be n som e chang es in m y lfe an Iwanted to lety w the latest
fom m y side.
The big ews is thatIhave finaly chang ed m y job !Do rem em berwhen were
here on lday Ialways talked abou thow Ihated m y ring ank job ? W l,i was cle r
Ine ded a chang e.So, finaly Itoo
a part-t e T SL cou rse and trained to
an ESL tea her.Now I'm working ful-t e in a private lan age sch l.Iteac h G eneral
Eng lsh, Busines Eng lsh and IE S.Eac h ay Iloo forward to ing to work M y
stud ents com e fom al ov erthe world and Ilov e te hing them as wellas le rning fom
them .

Aside fom that,Ialso m ov ed to a new apart entne rthe schoo lwhere Iwork It's
sm al, tdo wntown, so Iam righ tin the hea rtofthe ciy inste d fway tin the
subu rbs.Sudd enly there's so m any fu thing s to in the evening s too Iam a m uch
happ ierperson tod ay e use o these rec ntchang es.
So, w abou ty ? Ihop e y 'l have a chanc to isi Canada again so In the
m e nt e, le se wrie and letm e k
what's new wih W rm wishes
Kim
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Sam ple Let e 3
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An Eng lsh-spe kin fiend wants to spend a two-we k lday in rregio and as
wri en asking forinform aton and adv ic .W rie a leterto rfiend In rleter,
oferto find som ewhere to stay
give adv ic ab twhatto
give inform aton ab twhatclothes to ring
W rie atle st1 words.
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De r ,De rJule
Thank s so m uch fory rlatestleter.I'm re ly excied to e rthaty 're plann ing to
visi Toron to. Itwi give m e a chance to take y aroun as y id so ind ly
form e when Iwas in Am sterdam lastye r.
Regarding rvisi,Iwou ld e hap to
help in any way s ible.First, les y re ly lke fe ing we ther,Isug esty
com e in the sum erm on ths ofJuly Augu st.Though m ostho tels are ex ensiv at
thatt e,we have som e wond erul
gu estsuies avaiable in rhigh -rise idin foro ly abou t$50 ernig t.They are
fuly furnished stud io apart ents,wih a kichen, so c n ave the op ton f
e tng in Justletm e w y rdates and Ic n m ake a reservaton fory
Sum eris also the t e when al the tou ristsies are op en. W c n isi Centre Island
Canada's W ond erland, Niagara Fals,the CN Tower,the Ro alO ntario M useum ,the

Scienc Centre an Thou sand Island s.The we thersho ld warm and com fortable,
around 30
degre s Celsius,so rin rinform alsum erclothes,a swinsui and an um brela too
W do etsum ersho wers ie often.
Ic n'twai fory to com e!W rie so wih m ore detais,
W rm wishes
Iene
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