Task 2 Speaking Writing Reading Teaching Tips

Paragraph development

Benefits of the mobile phone: 1. The mobile phone is the most popular gadget in today’s world.

3 different introductions for one topic

Some people think the main purpose of schools is to turn children into good citizens and

Writing task 2 Introduction: Care or financial support for elderly people

Governments should not have to provide care or financial support for elderly people because it

Essay structure: Agree/disagree-Partly agree

In the last century, the first man to walk on the moon said it was “a giant leap for

Writing task 2 Introduction (Agree/disagree: strong position): Care or financial support for elderly people

Governments should not have to provide care or financial support for elderly people because it

Writing task 2 Introduction (Agree/disagree: balanced position): Ideas of the older generation

The older generations tend to have very traditional ideas about how people should live, think

Writing task 2 Introduction (Agree/disagree: balanced position): Tourists and customs in the host country

People visiting other countries should adapt to the customs and behaviours expected there. They

Writing task 2 Introduction (Agree/disagree: strong position): Computers and role of teachers.

As computers are being used more and more in education, there will soon be no role for the

Writing task 2 Introduction (Agree/disagree: strong position): Students should be encouraged to take part in community service programs.

All high school students should be encouraged to take part in community service programs. To

Writing task 2 Brainstorm: foreign films or locally produced films?

Many people prefer to watch foreign films rather than locally produced films. Why could this

Writing task 2 Brainstorm: Gun control

In many countries, buying and selling guns for the public is legal. Should the ownership of

Writing task 2 Brainstorm: Should parents be made to immunize their children?

Many childhood diseases can now be prevented through the use of vaccines. Should parents be

Writing task 2 Brainstorm: Repeat crimes

Writing task 2 Brainstorm: Childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is becoming a serious problem in many countries. Explain the main causes and

Writing task 2 Brainstorm: Regular driving tests throughout a driver’s life

There are more cars on the roads these days and more accidents. As a result, some politicians

Writing task 2 Brainstorm: Advantages and disadvantages of globalisation

It has been said that the world is becoming a global village in which there are no boundaries