IELTS Problem Solution Essay
Problem solution essays are a type of essay question sometimes given to you in the test.
In this type of essay you need to discuss the problems with regards to a particular topic and then suggest possible solutions to these problems.
Essay#67 | Relationship with Neighbours
In general, people do not have such a close relationship with their neighbours as they did in the past.
Essay#63 | Transport
Motorways help people travel quickly and cover long distances but they also cause problems. What are the problems of motorways and what solutions are there?
Essay#57 | Crime Rates
Each year, the crime rate increases. What are the causes of crime and what could be done to prevent this rise in criminal activity?
Essay#54 | Newspapers
In many countries, very few young people read newspapers or follow the news on TV. What do you think are the causes of this?
Essay#41 | Violence in films
Many people believe that the high levels of violence in films today are causing serious social problems.
Essay#39 | Car ownership
Car ownership has increased so rapidly over the past thirty years that many cities in the world are now ‘one big traffic jam’.
Essay#25 | Dramatic Increase in Population
The world is experiencing a dramatic increase in population, This is causing problems not only for poor, undeveloped countries but also for industrialised and developing nations. Describe some of the problems that overpopulation causes, and suggest at least one possible solution.
Essay#24 | Effects of Widespread Drug
People in all modern societies use drugs, but today’s youth are experimenting with both legal and illegal drugs, and at an increasingly early age. Some sociologists claim that parents and other members of society often set a bad example.
Essay#10 | Pollution
As the number of private cars has increased, so too has the level of pollution in many cities.
IELTS Sample Charts (IELTS Academic Writing Task 1)
IELTS Writing Task 1 – Academic
The Writing Task 1 of the IELTS Academic test requires you to write a summary of at least 150 words in response to a particular graph (bar, line or pie graph), table, chart, or process (how something works, how something is done). This task tests your ability to select and report the main features, to describe and compare data, identify significance and trends in factual information, or describe a process.
IELTS Writing Task 2 (IELTS Sample essays)
IELTS Writing Task 2 requires you to write at least 250 words. You will be presented with a topic and will be tested on your ability to respond by giving and justifying an opinion, discussing the topic, summarizing details, outlining problems, identifying possible solutions and supporting what you write with reasons, arguments and relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
The assessment of Task 2 carries more weight in marking than Task 1. Writing scripts are marked by trained and certificated IELTS examiners, who all hold relevant teaching qualifications and are recruited as examiners by the test centres and approved by British Council or IDP: IELTS Australia.