IELTS >> Academic Writing >> In the Academic module of the IELTS exam, there are two tasks. In Task 1 candidates have to describe a diagram, graph, process or chart, and in Task 2 they respond to an argument and give their opinion, weighing up the pros and cons.

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IELTS Academic Writing - Worksheet Five

Writing Task One

You should spend about twenty minutes on this task.

The chart below shows three different age groups and their responses when asked which technology they would find it hard to give up.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

Write at least 150 words.

giving up technology

Writing Task Two

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

A prisoner should stay in their cell every day of his/her sentence. That is what justice means.

Do you agree with this statement or believe that prisoners could do something more constructive with their time, such as voluntary work?

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

Write at least 250 words. Premium

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