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 Eight

Writing Task One

You should spend about twenty minutes on this task.

The chart below shows the results of two surveys, carried out at the beginning and end of the year, asking a restaurant's unhappy customers why they were dissatisfied with their experience.

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

Write at least 150 words.

restaurant complaints

Writing Task Two

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

Fewer and fewer young people are politically active because they see politics as irrelevant.

How far do you agree with this statement? How can younger people be encouraged to participate more in politics?

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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