Here’s a list of 15 essay topics to help you practice your IELTS writing. Make sure to practice on all essay types for the best results.
Some people think that it is a good idea to have a detailed plan for activities to do in their free time. Others disagree with this. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
In many countries, plastic bags are one of the main sources of damage to the environment, and so they should be banned. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
In some societies, more and more people choose to live on their own. What are the reasons people choose to do this? Is it a positive or negative trend?
Some people think children should be free to make mistakes, while others believe that adults should prevent children from making mistakes. Discuss both sides and give your opinion
Although more and more people read the news online, newspapers will remain the most important source of news. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think there are not many things individuals can do to resolve environmental problems, while others believe that in order to tackle environmental problems, individuals also need to take action. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Some people think that schools are no longer necessary because people can acquire information on the Internet. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people think that the best way to succeed in life is to get a university education, while others disagree and say that it is no longer true nowadays. Discuss both views and give your own opinions.
Educating young people is naturally important. However, some think governments ought to invest more in education for adults in need. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some believe that younger family members should be legally responsible for supporting older family members when they become physically, mentally and financially unable to look after themselves. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Some people say that nowadays, children have an easy life, and some people think that the life of children was easier in the past. Discuss both points of view and also provide relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
Some people believe the purpose of education should be to help the individual to become useful to society, while others believe it should help individuals to achieve their ambitions. Discuss both sides and give your opinion.
More and more people are finding it increasingly important to wear fashionable clothes. Is this attitude to wearing clothes a positive development or a negative one?
Some believe that more action should be taken to prevent crime, while others feel that crime is being tackled effectively now. Discuss both sides and give your own opinion.
Young people are often influenced by their peers. Do the advantages of peer pressure outweigh the disadvantages?