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Hi Simon and all!

1. idea - topic sentence
2. explain
3. example
4. explain
5. explain
6. idea - restatement and conclusion

HI!

1) Idea
2) Explain
3) Example
4) Explain
5) Explain
6) Idea - Reiterate view point

1. Main Idea
2. Explain
3. Example
4. Explain
5, Explain
6. Reconclude for the idea

Some art projects definitely require help from the state(IDEA). In the UK, there are many works of art in public spaces, such as streets or squares in city centres. In Liverpool, for example, there are several new statues and sculptures in the docks area of the city, which has been redeveloped recently. These artworks represent culture, heritage and history. They serve to educate people about the city, and act as landmarks or talking points for visitors and tourists(EXAMPLE). Governments and local councils should pay creative artists to produce this kind of art, because without their funding our cities would be much less interesting and attractive (EXPLAIN).

I agree with Eli's answer.


Some art projects definitely require help from the state(IDEA). In the UK, there are many works of art in public spaces, such as streets or squares in city centres. In Liverpool, for example, there are several new statues and sculptures in the docks area of the city, which has been redeveloped recently.(EXAMPLE).These artworks represent culture, heritage and history. They serve to educate people about the city, and act as landmarks or talking points for visitors and tourists. Governments and local councils should pay creative artists to produce this kind of art, because without their funding our cities would be much less interesting and attractive (EXPLAIN).

Hi Simon, with those topics asking the examinees to answer "Do you agree or disagree?". Can we a balanced idea? Not 100% agree and 100% disagree? Because with some topics, we can not have a clear position.

I had a chance to talk with an IELTS examiner of IDP and he said that which this type of question, we should have a clear view, answer the question directly but not a balanced idea.

What should I do?

Thanks Simon

Hi Mandy,

The question you gave is a common question.
Fortunately, Simon gave the answer this kind of question very clearly.
Please take a look at the link below to get the answer!

1. http://ielts-simon.com/ielts-help-and-english-pr/2012/03/ielts-writing-task-2-agree-disagree-or-both.html

For further information you can refer to these links:

2. http://ielts-simon.com/ielts-help-and-english-pr/2013/05/ielts-writing-task-2-when-to-give-your-opinion.html

3. http://ielts-simon.com/ielts-help-and-english-pr/2013/03/ielts-writing-task-2-opinion-not-discussion.html

I hope it helps.
Good luck!

1. Idea: Background and detail background.
2. Example: In Liverpool....developed recently
3. Explain: These artworks...visitors and tourists
4. Conclusion: Governments and councils...interesting and attractive.

Main Idea
Example 1
Example 2
Detailed Explanation

1.Main idea
2.Example
3.detail of example
4.support example
5.support example 2
6.conclusion of paragraph

1. Idea
2. Example
3. Example
4. Explain
5. Explain
6. Restate the idea (circular approach)

Topic
Example 1
Example 2
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Reword

Dear Eli,

Thank you so much. Mandy :))

Hello Simon,

Hello Good evening (evening here in Manila). I bumped into this topic and I got curious on how to answer this. This is the topic

More and more fathers are taking break from their careers so that they can stay home and take care of their children while their wives work. This is better for the family than having both parents work full time. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Hope y0u can make an essay about this :)

Thank you

hi I have attempted to write on this topic but I am not sure if I have manged to fully respond the task I would appreciate if Any one can comment on this .

Every year several languages die out. Some people think that this is not important because life will be easier if there are fewer languages in the world.To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?


Over the last decade, hundreds of languages have gone silent and many are on the brink of extinction. It is argued that revitalizing them is futile and having fewer languages will result in improving the global communication. However, I strongly believe that every effort should be made to preserve endangered languages and the loss of a language will not only damage culture, but also make the world a homogeneous place in which a trace of cultural diversity can hardly be found.

To begin with, the language of every culture is a distinctive feature though which nations can be distinguished. Furthermore, the domination of several languages in the world causes others to disappear. Since the dominant language brings its own culture, the local way of life and dialect will inevitably fall victim to it. English language, for example, is gradually but steadily eradicating the local dialect of many countries. Moreover, the culture of English-speaking countries like America replaced with the regional culture of many countries.

In addition, I believe a predominant factor to consider is the pivotal role which language plays in preserving the different culture around the world. Furthermore, as a language dies, the history and the culture related to that in turn will disappear, resulting in shifting towards homogenous world. Globalization is a clear illustration of this trend, the communities with a lower status commonly acquire proficiency in the language of the dominant group. What is more, they may be inclined to relinquish their culture, including their language and may decide to adopt the language and culture of the dominant community. Therefor, this will bring about a global monoculture in which cultural differences bluer.

In conclusion, as has been shown languages are of crucial importance in terms of keeping culture alive and maintaining cultural diversity.

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Main idea
explain ( each sentences explain the previous one )
restate the main idea to conclude paragraph.


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example
example
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(IDEA)Some art projects definitely require help from the state. (EXAMPLE) In the UK, there are many works of art in public spaces, such as streets or squares in city centers. In Liverpool, for example, there are several new statues and sculptures in the docks area of the city, which has been redeveloped recently. (EXPLAIN) These artworks represent culture, heritage and history. They serve to educate people about the city, and act as landmarks or talking points for visitors and tourists. (CONCLUSION - repeat the view point) Governments and local councils should pay creative artists to produce this kind of art, because without their funding our cities would be much less interesting and attractive.

Some art projects definitely require help from the state.(IDEA)

In the UK, there are many works of art in public spaces, such as streets or squares in city centres. In Liverpool, for example, there are several new statues and sculptures in the docks area of the city, which has been redeveloped recently. (EXAMPLES)

These artworks represent culture, heritage and history. They serve to educate people about the city, and act as landmarks or talking points for visitors and tourists. (EXPLAIN)

Governments and local councils should pay creative artists to produce this kind of art, because without their funding our cities would be much less interesting and attractive.(IDEA+EXPLAIN)

Hi
In this paragraph, I think we should use
"they are served to educate..." Am I righ?

1.Idea
2.Example
3.Example
4.Explain
5.Explain
6.Explain


How i can use phrase and what is phrase

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