IELTS Writing Task 2 : Sample 40
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Write about the following topic:
In some countries young people have little leisure time and are under a lot of pressure to work hard in their studies.
What do you think are the causes of this?
What solutions can you suggest?
Write at least 250 words
Youth, while quite exaggerated, has its numerous ups and downs, nonetheless. There is undoubtedly quite a load of pressure on this generation; young people feel pressured by a number of aspects of their daily lives. Let us discuss the why and, eventually, the solution of it all.
People assume that with a more technology-oriented (and technology naturally equates ease, in our minds) comes a more reckless generation of soft-spined youth. While it is true that youth is not what it used to be, changing times come with their own challenges. More pressure is burdened atop said soft-spined younglings; the pressure to innovate and surpass their peers while also being under pressure not to become like their peers. The world is a far more busy place than it used to be, with a lot more going on behind the screens as much before it. I believe it's not all fun and games that keep young people from spending more time outdoors.
Solutions that I can suggest is moderation of time. As many people love to state: there is a time for everything. I strongly believe that time should be made for everything; not just what type of work to do and when to do it. A time should be set aside for a person to do any sort of leisure activity he or she desires. A rested and an innovative brain is far better than a lagging and overworked one.
There must, indeed, be a time for everything. A balance is required in every facet of life for it to function fluidly. Work hard and play... Relatively hard.
Written by Wardah Razzaq.