IELTS General Training Writing: Task 2

Topic Progress:

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.

Write about the following topic:

Poverty is a problem that affects many people in many countries. Some people believe that it is the government’s responsibility to help them. Others believe that poor people should do more to help themselves.

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

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

Write at least 250 words.

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