IELTS 12 With Answers - Writing Practice Test 2

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You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The maps below show the centre of a small town called Islip as it is now, and plans for its development.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.

Write at least 150 words.


Write about the following topic. 

At the present time, the population of some countries includes a relatively large number of young adults, compared with the number of older people. Do the advantages of this situation outweigh the disadvantages?

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.



The given maps illustrate the future plans and various advancements of the small town so-called Islip as well as current state of a town.

Overall, the city centre will undergo alterations, which comprises of laying ring road by destroying countryside, narrowing the park and diminish the shopping malls.

According to the current state of the town, the main area of the city is particularly surrounded by the shops, countryside and housing estates. Likewise, we can see that there is the main road which is designed for transports and entertainment facility such as large Park.

The layout of the planned development shows that the ring road will occupy the whole part of the town. Also, the shops which is located at the North part of the town will be demolished and instead of these buildings, new facilities such as: Bus station, shopping centre, car park and new housing will be built up. It is obvious that the main road will be solely designed for pedestrians. At the south part of the town, some part of the first housing area will be knocked down as well as at the East-South part the town, the park will be narrowed in order to build new housing estates. It is worth to note that at the West-South, will be reconstructed new Dual carriageway.

(Band 6.0)

(Written by Odiljon)


At nowadays, the number of young people around the globe are becoming increasingly higher compared to the number of senior people. However, such a tendency is likely lead to positive development. This essay will outline that the advantages of this outweigh the demerits. At first, the benefits of this proclivity will be listed that young generation are able to materialize more advancements, which in turn, may promote the lives of people, followed by an analysis of how the disadvantage might prompt issues.

The root cause of having an enormous number of young adults in any society is that this increases the likelihood they will be able to contribute more, since at the present time, young descent are more concerned about various issues which is happening around the world. That is to say that they will have far more opportunities to implement technological advances, which in turn may bring a vast amount of convenient as well as mobility in order to facilitate people's lives. For instance, Sergey Bring is one of the eminent personality and prodigy in the domain of Information Technologies, was able to actualize the amazingly popular product, namely: Google. By virtue of this software product, people have not faced variety problems that comprises: searching for information, learning something new and even finding a necessary location. However, it is worth to take into consideration that young adults without senior people's support and motivation, youngsters would not achieve these outcomes.

Also, except for technological development, there are a large number of volunteers who are particularly occupied by young generation. Especially, these people are able to assist and work with underprivileged children who are in need. In other words it benefits their development not only emotionally but also morally. For example, due to maintenance by these vibrant young people, children are significantly more likely to achieve good results in academic world as well as in various types of sport.
Mainly, older people can encourage young individuals, giving him/her right direction and enhance their abilities. If there was no a support, therefore they would not able to conquer such positions. However, there is also downside, if there were more senior people than youngsters, so we would not see such progresses as we see them today.

(Band 8.0)


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