IELTS Writing Sample #157

Writing Tip

In IELTS Writing Task 2, you might be asked to read a statement and state whether you agree or disagree with the opinion. Of course, you may only partly agree with it. You must explain your point of view and give reasons for it.

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.

Write about the following topic:

Modern lifestyles mean that many parents have little time for their children. Many children suffer because they do not get as much attention from their parents as children did in the past.

Do you agree or disagree?

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

Write at least 250 words.

Look at the highlighted words and phrases. Choose the word or phrase which sounds more formal.

Sample answer

People who that nowadays parents give less attention to their children than in the past are looking back to a period of time in the twentieth century when in middle-class families at home to look after their children. What these people are is that women nowadays should not go out to work.

in families in the past both parents worked than they do nowadays. What has changed is that now in most countries their children school rather than also working themselves. In that sense they may their parents.

Nowadays, as a result of , children come into contact with teachers who have to explain why some of their students are failing. What teachers come up with are stories of parents who are too busy for their . And , they will often at school. However, is nothing new even when one or both parents are at home. If children by their parents, they will suffer.


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