This lesson is all about IELTS advantage disadvantage essay questions when you’re told to assess whether the great things about something outweigh the drawbacks. The main topics the essay which will be used for instance is about the trend to abroad live and work.
Take a look at the essay question we intend to analyse:
People will have the freedom to work and live anywhere in the field due to the growth of communication technology and transportation.
Perform some advantages of the development outweigh the disadvantages?
Knowing the Task
It is important to distinguish between this and one that asks you to discuss advantages and disadvantages but does not ask your opinion when you have this type of advantage disadvantage essay.
If you’re asked “ which are the benefits and drawbacks of….. ” you aren’t being asked your opinion. You just need certainly to talk about the advantages and disadvantages.
You could do that in 2 body paragraphs – one discussing the positive points, the next discussing the negative points.
However, for those who have the word “ outweigh ” or “ Will this trend have significantly more positive or adverse effects ?” then you’re being asked for your opinion and also you must say which there are probably the most of – positive or negative impacts. Continue reading »