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What question would you ask? Besides this, companies provide lot of benefit and offer on goods to influence the public but it might have palpable effect that create skin infection , elergy problems due to the usage of cosmetica, medicines or protein powders that are consumed to gain or lpose weight. So , generally unhealthy for people. On the other hand, there are various aspects against this argument. If they have got enough disposable income then they have right to purchase that product.
Before buying consumer goods they should evidently aware about it positives and negatives. To conclude , it is quit inconvenient to say everyone is swayed by advertising.
Compared with other product companies , the sensitive areas of business such as toys industries that should be curtail to advertise because children have not enough mature to judge about good or bad. Hi Liz, your website is very helpful,no doubt: My ielts test day is 15th dec and i am really confused… i wanted to ask that what i ought to do if i have no knowledge about the question in writing task 2.
You will have a problem if you have not prepared ideas for common topics in writing task 2. See this page for a list of more topics: You can find ideas from model essays online and debate websites. Could you please explain me these three things- 1 coherence 2 cohesion 3 referencing. You can find detailed information about the writing task 2 band scores on this page: Coherence is about your language being easy to understand with a logical flow of ideas.
Cohesion is about how ideas connect to each other ie linking. I have been looking for site to know writing task 2 topics with sub-topics,thanks to ieltsliz because its made my task easy. You can find more here: Unfortunately, I have not received the required score yet.
Those numbers were different in each time, I just compiled them in the best shape, to show the greatest achievement I could get in those hardest ever my exams. I never got any bad marks during my 8 years of medical exams. I am proactive and will try for the 6th time, I believe it will be my last time of giving IELTS, I will achieve the required and even more band. I have never really practice writing exactly at it is given in your explanation. Thanks so much for your comment. Thank you Liz for your help so much!
I know you have probably heard it many times before but I really do appreciate your great work. In my case especially, your study materials are priceless. I am a mother of a 9 months old baby girl so you can only imagine how challenging for me is studying and taking care of her at the same time.
I am full of doubts and totally bushed, worried about my final results but I know that I just simply cannot give up. I think many people are having the same thoughts and worries as I do. I am sending my warmest greetings from Finland. Thank you very much for your stunning site and I really like and benifited from it. My asking to you, how can I guess Argumentative written or narrative written. Some time I make mistake it. May you give me any easy way to identify it. In my speaking test had to speak about the last story I had watched on TV, with whom I watched and what did I liked about it and why.
My question is that is it right to use I and We the way I used in the above example or generalised statement will be given more weightage. None of the phrases you have listed are advisable to use. I suggest you see my advanced writing task 2 lessons: Hi Liz Thank you for your great and wonderful lessons and tips that is really valuable to us.
You need to comment on the opinion given by giving your own opinion. You need to explain what you think of people working a fixed number of hours in a week. Hello mam, i done my best in ielts exam …i follow format similar trend which should be followed but unfortunately i overall got 5.
Can u suggest me something.. See my advanced lessons: I am going to give general ielts test and I need your advice before giving the test please give me some tips for general ielts test and which lessons is are good for general test from your lessons. All writing task 2 lessons are also for GT.
On the writing task 1 page, you will find tips for letter writing. But i am not feeling confident in writing, kindly give me some tips on writing. Hey Liz, I know you are taking some time off. However, I have a question for you in regard to Task 1. When the question is asking you to write a letter to your friends and in your letter, thank them for the photos and for the holiday you spent overseas.
Since, no names were given, how would you suggest addressing this letter? Would you suggest simply using imaginary names? To what extent do you agree? As I can say here that government has other priorities as well. What is your opinion on giving a Title to the Essay before we begin writing it. Will that have a positive or negative impact? This can be checked by regular urine and blood tests.
It can also be dealt with by having harsher penalties for people using drugs to enhance their performance. This issue has been in the news a lot so you can read up on google. Would you have tips?
This is a current issue in many countries. Should a country aim to protect itself or should it spend money on providing benefits for its citizens. Defense is essential in order to ensure the security of a country and its citizens. Without defense, a country would be open to attack from terrorists or other countries.
It is in the interest of the citizens to provide strong defenses. Without these benefits, they might end up living below the poverty line. I hope some of these ideas help. Feel free to share your views. Also, I read that each paragraph should have one controlling idea. Is it ok if I write two paragraphs, one about good salary and the other about enjoying the job but with more than one idea for both?
Do I have to give my opinion in the intro or can I give it in the conclusion? You must put your opinion in the introduction, body and conclusion. You could have two body paragraphs and join your opinion with one of them or you could put your opinion separately. Have a think about getting one of my advanced training lessons for essay writing — they are very detailed and will help a lot: Some people thinks that radio is much more interesting and entertaining than Tv.
Discuss with relevent examples. How is it more entertaining than TV? Could you please help me out? I am not clear what topic you are referring to — you need to write it in full in your message.
Are you talking about the discussion essay? At the end I give my own opinion. This is an opinion essay, you decide your opinion in the introduction and explain it in the body paragraph. Never add any information which is not your opinion. See my opinion essay lesson from my online course for detailed training: At the moment, these are the only extra lessons I offer: Hi Liz, I found your blog very useful, I have my exam in a week time, I m looking to improve my scores in Reading and Writing Section of ielts, I m good enough in English I would say, What tips you would help me on this.
As I m from Asian, And you mentioned that on your video that most of the foreigners have issues when it comes to listening to Plurals. Ii have experienced issue with matching question type and matching of heading or where you have lists of headings to choice or pick from like for example i, ii, iv or the case of matching with the paragraph A, B, D,H. Are the Any Traps.. I have issue with sentence construction or paragraph building i have ideas or points in mind when i end up reading up a task question.
I plan on using diverse vocabulary words. For speaking, the issue you are talking about is not vocabulary, it is grammar. The use of the correct modals should, could etc and the use of conditional sentences all relates to your grammar accuracy and range. For writing, the key is preparing ideas for all common topics and also planning your essay so that each paragraph has a central point.
If you mix your ideas up in paragraphs, you will not get a good mark for coherence and cohesion — so plan your ideas and then plan how to put them into paragraphs.
After that, plan how to support them. All that should be done before you start writing. All the best Liz. Would you recommend to have a balanced view? Or single sided view? If I will choose a balanced view, I think I still need to state clearly which side I preferred.
You can get a good score with either approach. A one sided approach choose one side either agree or disagree. Here is an essay that i wrote today from cambridge ielts To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement. Many people believe that society is guilty of culpable homicide by practising death sentence for murderers, and, hence, lifelong imprisonment is a better method of punishing those criminals. I completely disagree with this point of view.
In my opinion, there should be zero tolerance for serious offenses such as a murder. I believe it is absolutely necessary to deter other offenders from committing similar offenses, meaning that our law has no place for those who take lives of innocent people. Furthermore, this is one of the best ways to ensure security of public and maintain peace in the society.
For example, if criminals knew that their lives would be exempted after killing others, they would never re-think before carrying out such sin, and encourage others as well. Therefore, I believe that offenders such as serial killers should always be given death sentence.
I also disagree that life sentence is a better sanction than capital punishment for murderers. Secondly, they could pose threat to the society directly or indirectly. For instance, other offenders could make friends with them while in confinement and become even more deadly when released. In addition, they could be get parole and try to avenge their sentence. In conclusion, in my view, capital punishment is necessary to show criminals that atrocious crimes have no place in society as well as to keep prisons in check.
There are only minor problems with this essay. Nothing that would prevent you getting band 7. You have explained and developed your main points. You have used good linking devices. Your paragraphs are good. I can only suggest you now post an essay that you actually wrote in your test — if you can remember both the essay and essay question.
You clearly have the ability to get 7 both in technique and language. So, it might be a case of not doing well on the day with the particular essay question given to you.
Another point to consider is that in this essay you have written a one sided view. That is a simple essay to get right, in terms of technique. Did you try and write a balanced view in your test? Many students make huge mistakes with balanced views and end up with no clear position. That reduces the score a lot. What kind of essay did you write in your test. Anyway, on the whole, you have the ability to get band 7 but this is only one essay.
There might be issues with other kinds of essays that I am not aware of. Hi LIZ, Thank you for for encouraging words.
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