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20 Common Essay Topics for IELTS Writing Task 2

Below is a list of the 20 most common IELTS essay topics that appear in writing task 2 with
subtopics. Although the essay questions change, the subject of the essays often remains
the same. Each topic is divided into subtopics which you should prepare.

Common Essay Topics with Subtopics

Art
censorship of art and artists
creativity
art at school
the benefits of art for individuals and society
funding

Business & Money


small vs large business
international business
family run business
management and leadership
success in business
business and technology
skills vs knowledge for business
materialism and consumerism

Communication & Personality


technology and communication
family and communication
face to face vs long distance communication
types of communication
development of character and personality
innate or developed personalities
female / male characters

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Crime & Punishment


prisons vs rehabilitation
capital punishment vs other types of punishment
criminals what makes a criminal
major vs minor crime
crime and technology
teenagers and crime
role of policemen
men and women in lay enforcement

Economics
cash vs credit cards
saving vs spending
globalisation and economy
world economic issues
economic progress and success

Education
children and education
relevant subjects
education and technology
role of teachers
discipline and rules in school
single-sex schools
uniforms funding
educational aid to poorer countries

Environment
animals
protection of endangered species
zoos
environmental problems
saving the environment & solving problems
government vs individual roles

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Family & Children


family roles
family size
the generation gap
discipline
role models
family and education

Food
health diets
education of diet
traditional vs modern diets
fast food
children and diet

Health
prevention vs cure
funding
health and education
poor countries and rich countries
health aid
dealing with global epidemics
hospitals and treatment
obesity
exercise and health

Language
having only one language in the world
methods of language learning
travel and language
the disappearance of languages
language and culture

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Media & Advertising


censorship, control and freedom of speech
advertising methods
children and advertising
media and technology
news & reporting

Other Common Essay Topics


Space Exploration
Water and Oceans
Change or Moving vs Stability and Constancy

Reading
paper books vs ebooks
children and reading
books in education
libraries
reading and leisure

Technology
controlling the internet
socialising online
children and technology (safety)
the change in society
letter vs email
storing data
safety of personal information
hacking

Transport
development of infrastructure
comparing forms of transport
problems with modern forms of transport
environmental issues

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Travel
culture and travel
understanding people and travel
living in a global world

Society
overpopulation
poverty
homeless people
crime on the streets
modern life styles
budget spending
public services

Sport
professionals vs amateurs
salary
equipment
sport and learning
sport as a school subject
men vs women in sport
types of sport

Work
shift work
women in work
types of jobs (blue collar / white collar)
children and exploitation
part time work
work and technology
employment
salary
equality

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