Look at the following question, which asks you to discuss and give an opinion:
Some people think that more money should be spent to promote the use of bicycles in cities. Others, however, believe that cities should focus on investing in public transport systems.
Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Before you begin planning or writing, let me ask you two things:
1) How many paragraphs would you write?
2) In which paragraphs would you include your own opinion?