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Task 2 IELTS practice essays
Advantages and Disadvantages
More and more people are relying on the Internet as their source of news and information. What advantages does the Internet have for the average person? What disadvantages could it have now or in the future?
These days, many people live or work overseas in a different country than they were born in. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this and then give your own opinion.
Some people believe that local shopping markets are the best places to shop, while others believe that modern shopping centres are better. Do the advantages of local markets outweigh the disadvantages?
In some countries young people are encouraged to work and travel for a year between finishing high school and starting university studies. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages for young people who decide to do this.
In order to solve traffic problems, governments should tax private car owners heavily and use the money to improve public transportation. What are the advantages and disadvantages of such a solution?
Many people keep dogs and cats as companions. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of pet ownership for the animals involved and for the community as a whole.
Do the dangers derived from the use of chemicals in food production and preservation outweigh the advantages?
In recent times, many people are making the decision to live alone. Does it have positive or negatives effects on society?
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