My IELTS Classroom Podcast

Five more IELTS Essay Topics 2020

September 15, 2020 Shelly Cornick and Nick Lone Episode 25
My IELTS Classroom Podcast
Five more IELTS Essay Topics 2020
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Introduction
5:28
Young children should be punished in the same way as adults if they commit a serious crime (such as a violent attack or a robbery). To what extent do you agree or disagree?
14:27
Nowadays, many people use the Internet to get medical advice instead of going to see a doctor? Why is this? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?
25:38
People today send text messages more frequently than they talk by phone. What are the reasons for this trend? Do the advantages of texting outweigh the disadvantages?
36:36
Some people think that school children should be asked to work individually in class. Others believe that working in small groups is better. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
42:48
Some people think that the best way to learn about business is to study a course at college or university. Others believe that there are other better ways to learn about business. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
My IELTS Classroom Podcast
Five more IELTS Essay Topics 2020
Sep 15, 2020 Episode 25
Shelly Cornick and Nick Lone

After the popularity of our first IELTS essay breakdown, Nick and I are back to look at five MORE essay topics from the 2020 Academic and General Training IELTS tests.

This is an interactive lesson, so please go to our episode page to read and generate ideas for each of the questions before you listen: http://blog.myieltsclassroom.com/ielts-essay-topics-2020/

Episode Notes
Want to know how two ex-examiners would unlock the most difficult IELTS essay questions of 2020? Well, you are in the right place! We will breakdown each question to explain what makes it tricky and how you can approach it best. 

In this episode, we will discuss

  1. why some tasks require topic-specific language to be tackled well
  2. how to best tackle 2-Part questions that ask for causes of a trend and if it is a positive or negative development
  3. which view you should agree with if you are asked if something is the "best way"

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After the popularity of our first IELTS essay breakdown, Nick and I are back to look at five MORE essay topics from the 2020 Academic and General Training IELTS tests.

This is an interactive lesson, so please go to our episode page to read and generate ideas for each of the questions before you listen: http://blog.myieltsclassroom.com/ielts-essay-topics-2020/

Episode Notes
Want to know how two ex-examiners would unlock the most difficult IELTS essay questions of 2020? Well, you are in the right place! We will breakdown each question to explain what makes it tricky and how you can approach it best. 

In this episode, we will discuss

  1. why some tasks require topic-specific language to be tackled well
  2. how to best tackle 2-Part questions that ask for causes of a trend and if it is a positive or negative development
  3. which view you should agree with if you are asked if something is the "best way"

Useful Links 

Rate and review My IELTS Classroom
If you are on Apple Podcasts, help us to help more people just like you by rating and reviewing our show. Reviews let other students - just like you - find our information-packed episodes and start their IELTS journey in the best possible way.

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Introduction
Young children should be punished in the same way as adults if they commit a serious crime (such as a violent attack or a robbery). To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Nowadays, many people use the Internet to get medical advice instead of going to see a doctor? Why is this? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?
People today send text messages more frequently than they talk by phone. What are the reasons for this trend? Do the advantages of texting outweigh the disadvantages?
Some people think that school children should be asked to work individually in class. Others believe that working in small groups is better. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Some people think that the best way to learn about business is to study a course at college or university. Others believe that there are other better ways to learn about business. Discuss both views and give your opinion.