IELTS Opinion Essay Sample Questions

Below are some IELTS opinion essay sample questions which can come in writing task 2. Another name for these essays is argumentative essays.

Opinion Essays Tips

  • spend at least 5 minutes analysing the words and ideas in the statement
  • make sure your answer is a complete answer which addresses all parts of the task
  • give a clear opinion
  • stay true to your opinion throughout your essay
  • follow a safe opinion essay model

Opinion Essay Questions

“Prevention is better than cure”. Researching and treating diseases is too costly so it would be better to invest in preventative measures.

To what extent do you agree.

 

With the increased global demand in oil and gas, undiscovered areas of the world should be opened up to access more resources.

To what extent do you agree?

 

We live in a world of technology these days. While the internet brings with it clear advantages, the problems in terms of control and security of information outweighs the advantages.

To what extent do you agree?

 

In many countries today, parents are able to choose to send their children to single-sex schools or co-educational schools. Some people think that children going to single-sex schools have disadvantages later in life.

To what extent do you agree?

 

Scientists and technology experts seem to be more valued by modern society than musicians and artists.

To what extent do you agree?

 

Some people think that success is the best measure for intelligence, while others think that intelligence can be measured in other ways.

What is your opinion?

 

Some people believe that men and women are equal and so women should be able to do any job they want. Others feel that men and women are not equal and therefore there are certain jobs which are not suitable for women.

What is your opinion?

 

Some people think that more money should be spent on protecting endangered species while others think it is a waste of valuable money.

What is your opinion?

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