IELTS Writing Task 2 Topic 12

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IELTS Writing Task - 2 (Topic: 12)

Surveys show that in many countries, people are living longer but increased life expectancy has many implications for aging individuals and society as a whole?
What are the possible effects of longer living for individuals and society?

Type of essay -> Cause and Effects

Point for this essay


  • Longer life, means more years with family and friends.
  • More opportunities to do all those activities that they were not able to do when they were young.
  • act as a mentor or a guide for youngsters


  • if some physical injury occurs at an older age, it cannot be operated easily.
  • Burden on the public medical system.

Vocabulary for this essay

  1. People – individuals, folks, masses
  2. Longer – lengthy, extended, prolonged
  3. Implications – suggestions, indications
  4. Society – community, civilization
  5. Older age – elderly