WRITING TASK 2 in General Training Module

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In Task 2, you are required to write an essay of about 250 words on a given topic which you must complete in about 40 minutes. The question is taken from Cambridge English IELTS 10 by Vanessa Jakeman and Clare McDowell.

WRITING TASK 2

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about this topic:

People should work a fixed number of hours per week, and employers should not ask anybody to work more than this.

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Write at least 250 words.

  • First, break the question into small segments. For example:

Why people should work a fixed number of hours per week? What do you think?

Why employers should not ask anybody to work more than this? What do you think?

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Writing Task 2 General Training

In Task 2, you are required to write an essay of about 250 words on a given topic which you must complete in about 40 minutes. The question is taken from Cambridge English IELTS Book 8.

  • First, break the question into small segments. For example:
  • Why it is better to educate boys and girls in separate schools? What do you think?
  • What do you think about co-education?
  • write conclusion
  • make a mind map
  • explain your points accordingly.

academic writing task 2

My dear friends today I am sharing with you academic writing task 2 taken from Collins English for exams; Writing for IELTS by Anneli Williams.

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. 

Write about the following topic:

Women and men are commonly seen as different strength and weaknesses. Is it right to exclude males or females from certain professions because of their gender.

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

Write at least 250 words.

  • First, break the question into small segments
  • discuss strengths for both
  • discuss weakness for both
  • discuss professions
  • take your position in favour or against.
  • write conclusion
  • make a mind map
  • explain your points accordingly.

Answer the Question: Writing

Hello my friend!

How are you?

Today I am sharing with you British Council’s writing task 2 activity in which you will learn to:

a) read the question carefully
b) make sure your ideas are directly relevant to the question
c) answer all parts of the question

Though this is a classroom activity but you can also do it alone at your home to generate your ideas and for your understanding. You may find the answer key for activity 1 below while activity 2 is open ended.

ACTIVITY 1

ACTIVITY 2

ANSWER KEY OF ACTIVITY 1