- Understand: Try to note down or think about what the question wants you to do. If possible try to make a brief outline or spider chart of the topic so that you know beforehand what you are going to write about.
- Identify: Note the type of question. Find out the trend and then add examples and relevant situations to make it more impactful.
- Start: Then start writing your task 2 with the suitable start.
- Opinion Essay Questions: These types of questions ask about your opinion on a single topic and ask to what level or extent you agree or disagree.
Example: Scientists and technology experts seem to be more valued by modern society than musicians and artists.
To what extent do you agree or disagree?
- Discussion Type Questions: These are questions that ask your opinion on both sides and ask you to discuss it.
Example: Some people think that exercise is the key to health, while others feel that having a balanced diet is more important. Discuss both sides and give your opinion.
- Solution Essay Questions: When this type of essay is asked, then you need to support your answer by giving reasons and solutions for a specific problem.
Example: Overpopulation in urban centers around the world is a major problem. What are the causes of it? How can it be solved?
- Direct Question Essay Title: This essay type can also be called two question essays. It might also have more than two questions and will ask you to answer all of them with suitable explanations and examples.
Example: Most people agree that money cannot buy happiness. Why is happiness difficult to define? How can we achieve happiness?
- Advantage/Disadvantage Questions: As the name suggests, these essay types ask you to write some advantages and some disadvantages of a topic.
Example: Space explorations cost taxpayers an exorbitant amount of money each year. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this trend?