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IELTS Writing tasks on the topic of transport

Do you have enough ideas and vocabulary for IELTS Writing tasks on the topic of transport?

Looking at examples of official IELTS Writing tasks, a topic that’s common in both Writing Task 1 and Task 2 is transport.

This means it would be a good idea for you to become familiar with issues and vocabulary related to this topic before your IELTS test.

To help you do this, here’s an IELTS Academic Writing Task 1, an IELTS General Training Writing Task 1, and an IELTS Academic Writing Task 2 on this topic.

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 on the topic of transport

The following example was previously on the official IELTS website.

The graph below shows the different modes of transport used to travel to and from work in one European city in 1960, 1980 and 2000.

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

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 on the topic of transport

The introduction to the writing task above includes the phrase ‘modes of transport‘. Can you think of another way of saying ‘modes of transport‘?

IELTS General Training Writing Task 1 on the topic of transport

The example below is from the Official IELTS Practice Materials.

There have been some problems with public transport in your area recently.

Write a letter to the manager of the public transport company. In your letter

  • describe the problems
  • explain how these problems are affecting the public
  • suggest what changes could be made

Some problems you could write about are crowded buses or trains, a lack of shelter at bus stops or on train platforms, and trains or buses that are unreliable . Can you think of any other problems with public transport?

IELTS Academic Writing Task 2 on the topic of transport

This example is taken from the Official IELTS Practice Materials 2.

Some people think that strict punishments for driving offences are the key to reducing traffic accidents. Others, however, believe that other measures would be more effective in improving road safety.

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Do you think fines or imprisonment for driving offences would reduce the number of traffic accidents? What else could be done to make our roads safer?

Start preparing for IELTS Writing Tasks on the topic of transport now and answer my questions above by leaving a comment below.

Pete

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