IELTS Writing Task 2 Topic 21

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IELTS Writing Task - 2 (Topic: 21)

In some countries, there has been an increase in the number of advertisements which try to persuade children to buy snacks, toys, and other goods. Parents often claim that these ads are unfair. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Type of essay -> Discussion type of essay

Pointers For The Essay:

  • Yes, these advertisements are tempting the kids and hard to resist.
  • This is a great marketing strategy by multinational corporations to trap innocent children on their webs.
  • Most children are negatively impacted by advertisements as they lack self-control.
  • Adults are more capable of inhibiting their desires while children are not experienced enough and their cognitive development does not allow for higher-order reasoning.

Vocabulary for this essay

  1. Parents – forerunner, guardian
  2. Advertisement – commercial, promotion
  3. Unfair – immoral, unethical
  4. Often – frequently, repeatedly
  5. Claim – assertion, declaration
  6. Persuade – talk someone into, convince, induce
  7. Increase in number – rise in the number
  8. Countries – province, region, district
  9. Tempting – alluring, attractive