IELTS Writing Task 2 with sample answer.
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Computers have made the world a better place to live.
Do you agree or disagree with the statement?
Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.
Write at least 250 words.
The present world is called the world of technology and it is mostly because of the wonders the computer technology has given us. In every step and arena of life we use and rely on computers including traffic control, modern education system, treatment, running a bank, sending a satellite to the outer space and so on and on. There are very few sectors and job places in the world that have not been modernize from the blessing of the innovation of computers. Yet, there are some negative aspects of the advancement and dependency in computers and which is pointed by a group of people as the devastating side effect of computers. Like every technology and advancement the computer has created some negative effects, no doubt, but the overwhelming advancement it has offered makes it pretty negligible and without any debate computer has made the world a better place for us.
First, according to an army of people, computer technology has made us less sociable who in fact themselves have a large number of Facebook and Twitter friends. They also argue that computers are replacing a huge number of jobs and creating unemployment. But they fail to consider the booming in job sectors due to the computing technology. More than several millions of people are directly or indirectly relying on computer technology in their job field. Other may argue the health effect of computers but this is not a fault of the technology itself. Rather it depends on our lifestyle and willingness to live a healthy life. People who are working in mine, petroleum and other nuclear sectors are much more exposed to the health hazards.
Consider your daily life where computers have made things easier and faster. People no longer need to do the manual and tedious jobs and rely on computers to have these jobs done immaculately. Risky job sectors like mining are replacing humans with computers and that is a blessing for us. We now have better treatment facility, better crime detection method, better weather and natural calamity forecast to save the lives of millions and that has all been possible because of the marvel of this technology. The researches in foods and healthcare system, education system, accommodation, costume and trade have make the world a global village where impossible is nothing.
In short, we can consider some very trifling side effects of computer technology and outcry the damage it has caused while the truth is this technology is a blessing for the human being and has offered us an advanced society with better lifestyle and limitless possibilities.