Essays Volume 8 part 1 List

IELTS Essays Book : Volume 8 Part 1 List 1-100 (only statements/ unsolved)

IELTS Essays Book : Volume 8 Part 1 List 1-100 (only statements/ unsolved)
This is Index page of IELTS essays book Volume 8 Part 1 with List 1-100 essay statements.
The list is very important as most of the statements had appeared in recent IELTS exams.

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Essay book volume 8 is in three parts – a total collection of around 500 essays covering all important essay topics. Part 1 contains 100 essays, also a full set of Vocabulary and enriched meaning words and their use in writing with examples and thoroughly explained.

The name of this book is: IELTS Essays Volume 8 PART 1

Once you finish this book, get the next parts 2 & 3 for more practice and more recent essay statements for IELTS.

Sr. No.Essay Statements
1Some sports are extremely dangerous but many people still like them very much. Why do people take part in dangerous sports? Give some suggestions on how to deal with these dangers.
2People try new dangerous sports such as sky-diving or rock climbing. Should such sports be banned?
3When families have a meal together it is considered social activity. Do you think eating together is important to people in your country?
4Some people say that parents have the most important role in a child’s development. However, others argue that other things like television or friends have the most significant influence. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
5Wild animals have no place in the 21st century, and the protection is a waste of resources. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
6Some people claim that there are more disadvantages of the  car than its advantages. Do you agree or disagree?
7Tobacco is a kind of drug. People have been free to use it. Some people think that it should be illegal to use it comparing with other drugs. To what extent do you agree or disagree? What is your opinion?
8Tobacco is a kind of drug. People have been free to use it. Some people think that it should be illegal to use it comparing with other drugs. To what extent do you agree or disagree? What is your opinion?
9Some people say that the government should not put money on building theatres and sports stadiums. They should spend more money on medical care and education. Do you agree or disagree?
10Some people think that children should learn how to compete, but others think that children should be taught to cooperate to become more useful adults. Express some reasons for both views and give your own opinions.
11The world would be a much poorer place without colour. To what extent would you agree or disagree.
12The computers are widely used in education and some people think that teachers do not play an important role in the classroom. To what extent do you agree?
13Some people think that charity organizations should only offer help to people of their own country. But others believe that these organizations should give aid to people in great need wherever they live. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
14History tells that people have often thought about creating an ideal society, but most of the times fail in making this happen. What is your opinion about an ideal society? How can we create an ideal society?
15Some people believe that tourists should accept social and environmental responsibility while others believe that tourists should not accept any responsibility at all. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
16Some languages are increasingly spoken in different countries, while the usage of others is rapidly declining. Is this a positive or a negative development?
17These days many people leave their country to work abroad and take their family with them. Do you think benefits of this outweigh disadvantages in terms of family development?
18Everyone should stay in school until the age of eighteen. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
19Mothers generally stay home to take care of their children after pregnancy. Do you support the opinion that these mothers should be compensated by the government?
20Some people think that paying taxes is enough to contribute to the society. Others argue that being a citizen involves more responsibilities. Discuss, what is your opinion?
21Some companies and organizations require their employees to wear uniform. What are the advantages and disadvantages of wearing uniform?
22For some people shopping is not just about buying what is necessary, but a form of entertainment. Do you think it is a positive or a negative development? Give your opinion and examples from your experience.
23Young people these days tend to be less polite and respectful than in the past. Causes and solutions.
24Nowadays for many people the Internet is replacing regular books. What do you think will happen in the future and what is your opinion?
25Nowadays for many people the Internet is replacing regular books. What do you think will happen in the future and what is your opinion.
26Today, majority of children are raised by their grandparents due to the fact that their parents are busy working. To what extent do you think it affects the whole family?
27In many countries, children are getting fatter and less fit day by day. Why is it so and suggest solutions.
28Scientists believe that computers will become more intelligent than human beings. Some people find it a positive development while others think it is negative development. Discuss both points and give your own opinion.
29Small shops in towns and villages are closing and replaced by big stores. Explain your opinion. Do you think it is good or bad?
30Some people say that subjects like arts, music, drama and creative writing are more beneficial to children and therefore they need more of these subjects to be included in the timetable. Do you agree or disagree?
31Discuss your opinion on how modernism can affect our health. What can the government do to overcome such situations?
32Advertising influences people to buy things such as clothes and shoes. What are the problems caused by that? What solutions can be given?
33In companies, promotions to high positions should be given to employees inside the company and not to somebody outside the company or new hiring. Do you agree or disagree?
34Do you agree or disagree that animals should be kept in men made cells.
35Should old people live with family or separately with the same aged people?
36Do you think children should be given freedom to do whatever they want or parents should impose restrictions on them?
37Some people say that parents should control their children’s behavior from a very young age. What do you think?
38Some people think if students are afraid of the teacher it is better. Others say that having a friendly relation is better. What do you think?
39Road transport is taking over rail services. Discuss the positive and negative effects of this development. Is this situation true for your country?
40Some people think that competitive sports have a positive effect on the child’s education while others argue it is not so. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages and opine.
41Competitive sports like football are considered to add a lot of value by bringing people of different states and nationalities together. Yet some people argue that these sports divide people on the basis of nationalities and age groups. What is your opinion? Write about each view and then describe your answer supporting it with relevant examples from your own experience.
42 Films can have effect on the children’s education and teach them many things. Do you think it is always a positive influence? Discuss.
43Some people believe the range of technology available to individuals today is increasing the gap between poor people and rich people. Others think it is having an opposite effect. Discuss these points of view. What is your opinion?
44Students at schools and universities learn far more from lessons with teachers than from others sources (such as the internet, television). To what extent do you agree or disagree?
45Today, people can work and live in anywhere they want, because of the improvement of communication technology and transport. Do advantages of this development outweigh the disadvantages?
46Fossil fuels (coal,  oil, natural gas) are the main  sources in many countries, but in some countries the use of alternative  sources of energy (wind energy and solar energy) are encouraged. To what extent do you think it is a positive or negative development?
47Do you agree or that improvements in technology reduce the role of Olympic Games.
48Many students have to study subjects which they do not like. Some people think this is a complete waste of time. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?
49Nowadays, people get information through news and papers, but meanwhile are uncertain about the truth of these news. Should we believe the journalists? What qualities should a good journalist or correspondent have?
50Some teachers say students should be organized into groups to study. Others argue students should be made to study alone. Tell the benefits of each study method. Which one do you think is more effective?
51Recent years, the number of crimes committed by young people in major cities throughout the world is increasing. Discuss this issue. Give reasons and suggest some solutions.
52Food can be produced much more cheaply today because of improved fertilizers and better machinery. However, some of the methods used to do this may be dangerous to human health and may have negative effects on local communities. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
53Leisure is a growing industry, but people no longer entertain themselves as much as they used to because the use of modern technology has made them less creative. Do you agree or disagree?
54People can perform everyday tasks, such as shopping and banking as well as business transactions, without meeting other people face-to-face. What are the effects of this on individual and society as a whole?
55Some people think visitors to others countries should imitate local customers and behaviours. Some people disagree; they think the host country should welcome cultural differences. Discuss the two views and give your opinion.
56It is generally believed that education is of vital importance to the development of individuals and the well-being of societies. What should education consist of to fulfil both these functions?
57Some people think that cultural traditions may be destroyed when they are used as money-making attractions aimed at tourists. Others believe it is the only way to save these traditions. Discuss on both sides and give your opinion.
58Pressure on the school and university students is increasing and students are pushed to hard work when they are young. Do you think it is a positive or negative development?
59Nowadays education quality is very low. Some people think we should encourage our students to evaluate and criticize their teachers. Others believe that it will result in a loss of respect and discipline in the classroom. Discuss on both sides.
60The advantages brought by the spread of English as a “global language” will outweigh the disadvantages. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this view?
61Some school leavers travel or work for a period of time instead of going directly to university. What are the advantages and disadvantages?
62Many people are optimistic of the 21st century and see it as an opportunity to make positive changes to the world. To what extent do you share their optimism? What changes would you like to see in the new century?
63Nowadays, some universities offer graduate students skills that assist to find employment, but some people believe the main function of a university should be to access knowledge for its sake. What’s your opinion?
64The government is responsible for protecting a nation’s cultural identity. Thus, some people believe new buildings should be built in traditional styles. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
65Sending criminals to prison is not the best method of dealing with them. Education and job training are better ways to help them. Do you agree or disagree?
66Some people think that the news media nowadays have influenced people’s lives in negative ways. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
67Some people think the government should pay for health care and education, but other people claim that it is the individual’s responsibility. Do you agree or disagree?
68Many employees work at home with the modern technology. Some people claim that it can benefit only the workers, not the employers. Do you agree or disagree?
69The detailed description about crime will affect the people and cause many social problems. Some people say that the media should be strictly controlled. Do you agree or disagree?
70Many people say that we have developed into a “throw- away” culture, because we are filling up our environment with so many plastic bags and rubbish that we cannot fully dispose of. To what extent do you agree with this opinion and what measures can you recommend reducing this problem?
71Some scientists believe that studying the behaviour of 3-year- old children can tell which children would grow up to be criminals. To what extent in your opinion is crime a product of human nature or is it possible to stop children from growing up to be criminals?
72Some people think that people moving to a new country should accept new culture in the foreign country rather than living as a separate minority group with different lifestyle. Do you agree or disagree?
73Children who grow up in families which are short of money are better prepared with the problems of adult life than children who are brought up by wealthy parents. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
74The only way to improve the safety on our own road is to have stricter punishment for driving offenders. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
75Some people think that using animals for experimentation purpose is cruel, but other people think that is necessary for the development of science. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
76In many countries, good schools and medical facilities are available only in cities. Some people think new teachers and doctors should work in rural areas for a few years, but others think everyone should be free to choose where they work. Discuss and give your own opinion.
77The speeding up of life in many areas such as travel and communication has negative effects on society at all levels— individual, national and global. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
78Some people think the increasing business and cultural contact between countries brings many positive effects. Others say it causes the loss of national identities. Discuss on both sides and give your opinion.
79As global trade increases between different countries, many daily necessities are produced in other countries. Such goods are usually transported a long distance. Do the benefits of this trend outweigh its drawbacks?
80Advertising encourages consumers to buy in quantity rather than promoting quality. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
81The main purpose of public libraries is to provide books and they shouldn’t waste their limited resources and space on providing expensive hi-tech media such as computer software, videos and DVDs. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
82Far too little has been done to prevent animals and plants from dying out, although people have been aware of this problem for a long time. Why do people do so little about it? Give your suggestions on how to solve this problem.
83Many people believe that scientific research should be carried out and controlled by the governments rather than private companies. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?
84It is more important for a building to serve a purpose than to look beautiful. Architects shouldn’t worry about producing building as a work of art. Do you agree or disagree?
85Some people believe they should keep all the money they have earned and should not pay tax to the state. Do you agree or disagree?
86There are social, medical and technical problems associated with the use of mobile phones. What forms do they take? Do you agree that the problems outweigh the benefits of mobile phones?
87Today, the advanced science and technology have made great changes to people’s life, but artists such as musicians, painters and writers are still highly valued. What can arts tell us about life that science and technology cannot?
88In many countries, the proportion of older people is steadily increasing. Does this trend have more positive or negative effects on the society?
89Some people believe that air travel should be restricted because it causes serious pollution and uses up the world’s fuel resources. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
90More and more measures to improve the security in large urban areas have been introduced in many countries because of the increased crime. Do the benefits of these measures outweigh the drawbacks?
91In many countries more and more young people are leaving school but unable to find jobs. What problems do you think youth unemployment causes for individuals and the society? What measures should be taken to reduce the level of unemployment among youngsters?
92Some people think that teachers should be responsible for teaching students to judge what is right and wrong so that they can behave well. Others say that teachers should only teach students academic subjects. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
93One long-distance flight consumes fuel which a cars uses in several years’ time, but they cause the same amount of pollution. So some people think that we should discourage non-essential flights, such as tourist travel, rather than to limit the use of cars. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
94In the last century when a human astronaut first arrived on the Moon he said: “It is a big step for mankind”. But some people think it makes little difference to our daily life. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
95Some people think history has nothing or little to tell us, but others think that studying the past history can help us better understand the present. Please discuss the two views and give your own opinion.
96Some people think that national sports teams and individual men and women who represent their country should be financially supported by the government. However, others argue that they should be funded by non-government sources (e.g. Business, scholarships, etc.). Discuss both views and give your opinion.
97Housing shortage in big cities can cause severe social consequences. Some people think only government action can solve this problem. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
98International tourism has become a huge industry in the world. Do the problems of international travel outweigh its advantages?
99Some people prefer to provide help and support directly to those in the local community who need it. Others, however, prefer to give money to national and international charitable organisations. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
100The best way to solve the world’s environmental problem is to increase the price of fuel. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
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