IELTS Writing Test 8

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Writing Task 1

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The diagram below shows the life cycle of a salmon, from egg to adult fish.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.

Tips:Write your description of the diagram by answering the following questions:

  1. Where and in what form do salmon begin their lives?
  2. When the young salmon emerge from eggs, where are they reared?
  3. Before swimming to the ocean, where do the young fish migrate to?
  4. What happens to salmon during their time in the ocean?
  5. Where do the adult fish then travel to, and why
  6. What happens that completes the cycle?

How do you write an overview or summary about a ‘life cycle’ diagram?

1. Count the number of stages in the life cycle.
2. Decide on a beginning and an end point in the cycle.

You should write at least 40 words.

Writing Task 2

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.

Write about the following topic.

It is inevitable that traditional cultures will be lost as technology develops. Technology and traditional cultures are incompatible.
To what extent do you agree or disagree with this view?

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

You should write at least 250 words.

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