IELTS Writing Task 2 Topic 1

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IELTS Writing Task - 2 (Topic: 1)

An American film actor John Wayne once said tomorrow is the most important thing in life. How is it important for individuals and countries/societies to think about the future rather than focus on the present only?

Type of essay -> Opinion type of essay

Point for this essay

  • Future always inspires
  • Planning and strategy
  • Ignoring present may lead to unwanted outcomes
  • We cannot ignore the power that present time holds because that is the foundation of the future

Vocabulary for this essay

1. Tomorrow – future, hereafter
2. Important – significant, main, supreme, prime, dominant, crucial, paramount, major, salient
3. Life – existence, mortal
4. Future – time ahead, later, succeeding, subsequent, upcoming
5. Individuals – single, separate, discrete
6. Society – community, the public, civilization, mankind, humanity
7. Focus – centre, pivot, heart
8. Present – current, present-day, existing, instant, contemporary, today, now