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I wanted to ask if it’s okay to write over 50 words in the introduction in task2 writing. Would there be any negative marking for going beyond that limit?
Also, I would like to know if you can just simply change active to passive or viceversa to paraphrase along with keeping a few original words as it is to write background statement?

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Being an active participant in sports activities mean that you have very less time to waste around. While people who do not take part in sports are often seen fighting with ailments in their adulthood, such as cholesterol, diabetes, etc; active people are seen leading comparatively healthier lives.

Your essay should be formal in content, not informal.

For an individual to be a part of any sports, it is very necessary that they get motivated starting from a very young age. Parents should set a good example for their children by being active in sports. It is one activity that benefits the body as well as mind in the long run.

Nicely put Greg, thanks for your comment!

it really made me undersand the benfits of sports thanks

Presenting a balanced view is not easy and requires training as well as very good English. I would recommend going for either agree 100% or disagree 100% unless you feel confident in your English. At no time can you completely agree and completely disagree at the same time.

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Excuse me!
I did not understand the sentence below:
Some people think that the key to solving these issues is to have more sport and exercise in schools.
The key to solving these issues ( it is a subject, and the key is singular, so you used “is”, right?

Thank you for your prompt response.

It is more important for a building to serve a purpose than to look beautiful. Architects shouldn’t worry about producing building as a work of art.

Very good essay…..to the point and precise and very easy to understand

can’t we discuss like agree and dis agree and concluded them at once

Not neutral. yYou MUST present an opinion which shows a clear position. However, you can present a balanced approach. This does not mean sitting on the fence, it means having a view which only partially agrees – it’s like your own specific opinion.

I see, maybe I deconstructed your sample in the wrong way. Once again, thanks for replying

Thanks liz it helps me most to solve every confusion……

Hi Liz
Is it ok to have a balanced opinion to opinion essays or agree disagree
Can I have a partly agree opinion
Or I just need to stick at 1 side
Thank you

The word obesity is not the same as overweight. Obesity is a medical problem and very extreme.

thanks for uploading this it helped in speech for the school.

It is the safest way if you don’t feel confident with your English or exam techniques. Students using the balanced view really should be trained to use it correctly.
All the best