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 Six

Writing Task One

You should spend about twenty minutes on this task.

The chart below shows the results of two surveys carried out thirty years apart on how young people in a town travel to school.

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

Write at least 150 words.

how to get to school

Writing Task Two

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

The richer countries of the world spend billions on space travel and space exploration.

Do you think this is a good use of money? What in your opinion could be done to better use the resources of a country?

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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