Approaching the task 2

  1. What is the topic?
  2. How can you turn the statement into one question?
  3. How useful is the information in brackets?
  4. What do the words such as tell you?
  5. Is there one correct answer?
  1. What is the topic?
  2. How many parts does the task have? What are they?
  3. When you are asked to what extent do you agree, which of the following can you do in your answer?
    1. Completely agree with the statement (by giving reasons/ideas)
    2. Completely disagree with the statement (by giving reasons/ideas)
    3. present both sides of the argument (by giving reasons/ideas)
  4. If a task has two questions or parts, what proportion of your essay should you give each part?
    1. 50-50
    2. 60-40
    3. 80-20
    4. it does not matter


  1. How many parts does the task have? What are they?
  2. what proportion of your essay should you give each part?
  3. Can you only agree with one of the view of your answer?


How many parts this question has?