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It is true that our society will become older than the previous generation because of the low birth rate in a couple of countries. There are some advantages and disadvantages. I strongly believe that there seem to be more drawbacks than merits.

When it comes to advantages, it is a common belief that there are more jobs for young people since old people retired. Due to the retirement of elderly people, the occupation will be spacious. For example, Japan has become more vocation since the baby boom generation has retired. In addition, there tend to be transformed from urban area to rural area. This is because retirement people want to live in a suburban area instead of living a busy city. Our city will be relaxed. In fact, 2 years ago, my parents moved too far away from the city after retiring they want to relax and enjoy their life without complication.

However, I firmly insist that there are some the disadvantages. First of all, it can be less pension. In other words, there are a few young people to be imposed on tax. For instance, according to the study by Korea University, it showed that less 5% of people who can pay tax less 15% of people who can be provided a pension from the government. Our society already are worried about these issues. Secondly, the medical budget can be emptied. Since old people have become more, they need medical services more and more. To elaborate, through the statistics of our Health Ministry in Korea. The findings are proven it is true that over 65 years old people who have spent on 70% of health funds.

To sum up, although there are some the merits for our society such as more vacation and transformation of population, I certainly believe that there are more demerits regarding reduced pension and medical budget.

First of all, thanks Simon for the valuable materials and instruction that you provide for our success.

Yesterday I had speaking exam and part 2 question was:
Describe the latest talk or lecture that you listened.
you should describe:
what the subject was
who was the person
and also explain why it was important for.
(sth like this)


Anyone had taken exam in April Please share your exam questions. Thanks

Excuse me, I have one question, the second question below uses the singular word "is", does this suggest that I should give one function of newspaper in my third paragraph?

【2 Part question essay】newspaper

Most people think that the truth should be objective rather than subjective when it comes to the news.
Do you think all news is true?
What is the function of a newspaper?

Hi everyone, I had an exam on May 4th in London

1. Renewable energy sources
2. Whales culture
3.lie detection


Task 1. Bar chart about internet usage in the uk in 2013 by men and women
Task 2. Increase in fuel prices is the best way to control environmental problems. To what extent do you agree or disagree


Part 1: place where you live
Part 2: describe a birthday party
Part3: festivals and their significance

Please do pray for me I’m expecting 7 in each.thanks

Hi everyone, I had an exam on 27th Aprilmin Bangkok
Reading : Antarctic and global warming
New museum in Australia
Behavioral theory

Task 1 : bar chart about renewable energy use in Europe
Task2 : planning for future life or living with today, agree or disagree

HI everyone ,

I had my exam on 11th of May in Mongolia .And following topics came for each part

History of Guitar
Agriculture environment

Task 1: Line graph about car ownerships in Uk from 2005 till 2015
Task 2: Some businesses observe that new employees who just graduated from a college or university seem to lack interpersonal skills needed for communication with their colleagues. What could be the reason for this? What solutions can help address this problem?


Describe a time when you had to change your plan
- what was your plan
-why did you change it
- what did you change

Could someone please share a group link of people who will sit on IELTS exam on 23rd of May (Thursday)?

please share ielts general writing task 1 and 2 topics
exam 23rd may

23rd May India

Sec 1: part time job - note completion
Sec 2: long walking - recount of a man who went on long walks at different locations - mcq, matching
Sec 3: Micki and Jamie discussing with their professor how their internship at journalism firm went - matching, mcq
Sec 4: Library survey on reading activities conducted - note completion

Sec 1 - part 1 - Attractions in Midwest 5 different tour/ticket descriptions - matching information
Part 2- Making your own house hold cleaner with natural ingriedients (Fill in the blanks)
Sec 2 - Part 1 choosing the right ergonomic chair (Note completion)
Part 2- Pre-requisities for non-national workers (Fill in the blanks)
Section 3 - Straw Bear Festival in England (TFNG, YNNG, Matching information)

1. A company has asked your local council to open a factory in the area where you live. You and your neighbors feel that this is not a great idea. write a letter to the local council
- state why it is not a great idea
- mention how it will affect you and others
- what you want the local council to do
2. A lot of social problems can these days be related to teenagers. Some feel that this is because parents are not able to spend enough time and take care of their teenage child. Do you agree or disagree?

Okay !! Below are the questions of IELTS Academic for students of June 13, Nepal.

Speaking Part 1:
Job or Study
Reading Books

Speaking Part 2:
Talk about an unusual vacation you had.
When and where you did it?
Who you did it with?
What did you do?
and explain why you think it was unusual.

Speaking Part 3:
Questions about Tourism and eco-tourism,like: How often people in your country travel?
What are famous tourist destinations of your country?
Why that (the most famous one told) is so popular.
Has travel habits changed over time?
How environment is affected by tourism?
What can be done to improve this (negative impacts I have told)
Can we fine tourist if not obeying these measures (I had mentioned that tourist should be aware that they should not litter and throw water bottles, chocolate wrappers or tin cans of energy drink).

Part 1 (phone call about booking holiday courses in tour)
and Map of certain site
Part 3: Some Products and description
Research Topic
Part 4: Survey about child safety resulting use of cars and heath problems in children

Passage 1: History of Plastic
Passage 2: Use of alternative source for bio-gas to reduce air pollution while cooking
Part 3: Excavation and archeological researches of Tigris City.

Task 1: Mapss of farm that turned into holiday site (1980 vs 1990).
Task 2: In recent years, the number of visitors of art galleries are decreasing steadily.
What are the reasons for this trend?
What can be done to improve the number of visitors.

Thank you a lot Simon for your blog. Task 2 question was somehow out of the box for me as I have no idea about art (probably I can be one reason for decreasing number of visitors :D :P ). I had prepared very well by referring your blog and I am sure I did excellent in task 1, but in Task 2, I later found that I could use better worlds, but I was out of time to correct them. For example, I had written: The arts, mainly paintings, are that piece of creative work which we can not distribute at once around the globe, unlike those movies and songs. I could write this in far better way like: replication of art and distribution is not possible like making copies of songs and movies as we have to sacrifice the originality. So I feel everything went well except Writing Task 2. Let's hope for the best.

For other candidates, there are other questions as well for speaking part 2.
1. Most Handsome or Beautiful person you have met in person
2. The moment when a child made you laugh (as this can be challenging as we may lack story long enough to say for 2 minutes.)

But most importantly, follow the samples and try to learn structures in writing and topic vocabs for speaking. For example:
Why do people go for vacation?
Ans: escape from the crowds, get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, or to forget about work for a while.
I have borrowed all these topic words from PARK Topic Speaking part 1 of this blog.

Thanks a lot for sharing @Bishal

@bishal will u please share me the essay u have practiced or the materials u have use in practice coz i dnt have any idea over it someone help me out

@Sarmila: I've followed Simon's completely. Of course within period of 1 month, it's harder for us to improve our English level. When we sit on exam and start to write, we goes completely blank and write in our old style. So, rather than learning essays by heart, try to learn the structures and specially in part 1, the comparision.

P.S: If you are from Nepal (as your name seems), I can share my notes. (Sadly neither we edit or delete these comments nor haring details is a good idea)

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