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観光・環境

IELTSライティング・タスク2の過去問から「観光・環境」に関するタスクを集めました。

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観光・環境に関するタスク(初級)を表示する

There is a trend of increasing amounts of consumer goods, which leads to environmental problems. What are the reasons for this trend?

— Level 1, 2018.7

Some believe in order to protect the environment from any pollution the air travel should be reduced. Do you agree or disagree?

— Level 1, 2009.8

The trend of online shopping is increasing significantly. What effect does it have on the environment and society in general?

— Level 1, 2018.3

Some people think that air travel should be restricted because it causes great pollution. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?

— Level 1, 2015.11

Some people believe that recent increases in cheap air travel have many benefits. However, others believe that it has some drawbacks for the environment and the world’s resources. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 1, 2010.4

Some people believe that environmental problems are too big to be solved by individuals. Others say people can take some actions to help the environment. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 1, 2014.9

Most people believe that the best way to spend holidays is by going abroad, staying at a hotel and enjoying the local attractions. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

— Level 1, 2017.2

Some people believe that zoos where animals are kept in man-made environment should no longer exist in the 21st century. Do you agree or disagree?

— Level 1, 2015.9

These days an increasing number of developing countries are improving their tourism industries. Why do you think this is the case? Is this a positive or a negative development?

— Level 1, 2010.9

Pollution and daily waste created by humans are affecting our lives. How is it affecting us? What measures should we take to make things better in this regard?

— Level 1, 2012.5

Today food is traveling thousands of kilometers from where it is produced. Is it a positive or a negative trend?

— Level 1, 2011.12

Many people believe that international tourism has negative implications on their countries. What is the reason for it? What can be done to change the negative attitude towards international tourism?

— Level 1, 2015.5

Many people believe that companies and individuals should pay to clean up the environment in proportion to the amount of pollution they have produced. Do you agree or disagree?

— Level 1, 2015.6

Governments have been responsible for environmental pollution. However, companies and private individuals should also be made to pay the costs for pollution. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

— Level 1, 2009.7

People in developed countries have the tendency to buy more and more things whether they need them or not. Is it a positive or a negative development?

— Level 1, 2012.5

Do advantages of having your own car outweigh the environmental issues caused by pollution? Discuss and give your own opinion.

— Level 1, 2013.6

Do you think space tourism will bring positive or negative effects on the world’s development?

— Level 1, 2013.7

Some people think the air travel should be restricted because it causes environment pollution. Do you agree or disagree?

— Level 1, 2016.12

The fast food industry has negative effects on our health, the environment and family eating habits. Do you agree or disagree?

— Level 1, 2016.3

The trend of increased consumer goods production is damaging the natural environment. Why is it still happening? What are the solutions for this situation?

— Level 1, 2018.5

Many people say that air travel brings harm to the environment from air pollution, which is much higher from airplanes than from cars. Therefore it is necessary to persuade people to use cars more and air travel less. Do you agree or disagree?

— Level 1, 2010.3

Costs of international travel are decreasing and the tourism is growing. What are the advantages and disadvantages of an increasing tourism activity in different countries?

— Level 1, 2011.3
観光・環境に関するタスク(中級)を表示する

Modern technology has a great impact on our environment. Some say that people should adopt a simple lifestyle to solve this problem, while others argue that the technology itself should provide a solution. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 2, 2015.5

Internet shopping has increased recently. How does it make an impact on the environment? What new types of jobs should be created?

— Level 2, 2010.12

Air travel is cheap these days, allowing ordinary people to travel further. Some people say that airfare should be increased because this leads to environmental problems, while others argue otherwise. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 2, 2013.11

Foreign tourists must be charged higher fees than local people to visit cultural places and historical sites. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

— Level 2, 2017.3

Solving environmental problems should be responsibility of one international organization instead of state or national governments. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

— Level 2, 2012.11

Some people believe that preserving natural environment is crucial. However, most make no effort to do so. Why do you think this is happening? What are some simple actions that could help the environment?

— Level 2, 2018.6

International travel brings benefits to travelers and countries visited, but it also causes problems for the environment. Do the disadvantages outweigh the advantages?

— Level 2, 2016.12

Some people say cheap air travel is good because it enables ordinary people to travel, while others argue that it is bad for the environment. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 2, 2011.4

Politicians are more responsible for protection of the environment than individuals. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

— Level 2, 2016.8

An increase in the production of consumer goods results in danger for the environment. Why is this the case? How we can avoid it?

— Level 2, 2009.10

In many cases the development of a country is accompanied by pollution and environmental damage. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Can it be simply avoided if the country takes an environmentally friendly approach?

— Level 2, 2013.10

Nowadays the most important task is the environmental protection of our planet for future generations. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?

— Level 2, 2018.4

Some say that individual proactive actions in solving environmental problems should be endorsed, while others oppose to it because it is too big to be solved by individuals. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 2, 2009.2

Nowadays, more and more people are using consumer goods such as refrigerators and washing machines. Are there more advantages or disadvantages to this?

— Level 2, 2015.12

Many people believe that cycling is a healthy and environmentally friendly mode of transport. However, it is still unpopular in many countries. What are the reasons? What could be done to encourage the use of bicycles among wider population?

— Level 2, 2016.6

Some people think that foreign visitors should be charged more than locals when they visit culture and tourist attractions in a country. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

— Level 2, 2011.5

Many people say that companies and private tour operators should pay the bills for cleaning up pollution, instead of the government. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

— Level 2, 2012.1

New commercial centers are often planed with respect to green areas and sport facilities. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

— Level 2, 2011.10

Some people believe that cultural traditions are destroyed due to money-making attractions from tourists, but some believes that it is good to save them. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 2, 2009.3

Some people think that using traditions as attractions for money-making will destroy our culture, but others think that there is nothing wrong with attracting tourists that way. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 2, 2009.3

Pollution and other environmental damage are inevitable results when a country is developing and growing its wealth. To what extent you agree or disagree?

— Level 2, 2010.10

People are eating a variety of foods these days which encourages the flow of food from every corner of the world to a local supermarket. Do you think this is negative or positive development?

— Level 2, 2012.6

Products manufactured around the world has resulted in various negative impacts on our environment. Why is this the case? What can be done to reduce this problem?

— Level 2, 2009.10

Industrial activities and the increasing number of consumer goods have resulted in pollution to the natural environment. What are the causes of this? What can be done to solve the problem?

— Level 2, 2009.10

Some people think the main benefit of international cooperation is in protection of the environment, while others think that the main benefit is in the worldwide business. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 2, 2013.7

Governments these days encourage the use of consumer products. Some say that it is good for the economy, while others claim it is bad for the society as a whole. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 2, 2013.6

Nowadays scientists and tourists can travel to remote natural environments such as the South Pole. What are the advantages and the disadvantages of this development?

— Level 2, 2015.1

Nowadays environmental problems are too big for individual countries or people to solve. We have reached stages where we need a cooperation on an international level to protect the environment. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

— Level 2, 2015.12

Scientists have been warning for many years already that in order to protect the environment people should use less energy. However, most people do not change their ways of living. What is causing this behaviour? How can people be encouraged to change?

— Level 2, 2018.7

As countries develop, more and more people buy and use their own cars. Does the advantage of this for individuals outweigh the disadvantage for the environment?

— Level 2, 2010.12

Cultural traditions are being used for money making purposes, especially for tourists. Is this destroying the traditions or is it the only way to keep them alive?

— Level 2, 2011.6
観光・環境に関するタスク(上級)を表示する

Scientists are warning about the need to save energy for the sake of the environment, yet some people don’t care enough to change their habits. Why haven’t those people changed? What kind of activities should we adopt to encourage those people to change?

— Level 3, 2010.1

More and more people buy or use cars and it makes an impact on the environment. Discuss the consequences of this trend. What could be a solution to the problem?

— Level 3, 2016.7

Some people believe that tourists should accept social and environmental responsibility while others believe that tourists should not accept any responsibility at all. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 3, 2010.10

In the recent years there is a trend of “responsible tourism”, which pays attention to both local culture and environment. However, there are still people who think that “responsible tourism” is impossible to implement in reality. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

— Level 3, 2013.12

Some people think that economic growth is the only way to stop world’s poverty and hunger, while others say that economic growth is the cause of environmental disasters. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 3, 2015.11

Many people say there is a need to protect the environment, but put no effort when it comes to them. Do you belong to these people? What actions could be taken to prevent this?

— Level 3, 2011.4

Many experts hold the opinion that the increasing demand for oil and gas means people should look for new sources of energy for the future. Others feel that the damage to the land would be a major disadvantage of such search. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 3, 2012.2

Nowadays both scientists and tourists can go to remote natural environments such as the South Pole. Do you think the advantages of this development outweigh the disadvantages?

— Level 3, 2011.11

Some people think that both travelers and business people must have the same attitude to local people and the traditions of countries they visit. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

— Level 3, 2015.9

Environmental problems such as pollution and climate change affect all the people in the world. Although global decision are made to reduce these problems, the solutions are not effective. Why are the solutions ineffective? How can these problems be solved?

— Level 3, 2015.11

Tourism brings benefits to a country but it also may have harmful effects. How can a country ensure that tourism benefits its development?

— Level 3, 2013.6

The traditional lifestyle of developing countries has been attracting an increasing number of tourists. As a side-effect, however, this has been preventing the people in developing countries from adopting modern ways of living. Do you agree or disagree with the statement?

— Level 3, 2012.6

Scientists point out that our world is experiencing a lot of environmental problems. Some say the government should take preventive steps to avoid them. Others say that the change should be made on an individual’s level, perhaps by changing people’s lifestyle. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 3, 2013.9

Tourism brings benefits to a country but it also may have harmful effects. How can a country ensure that tourism benefits its development?

— Level 3, 2013.6

Recently there are more gas stations being built as opposed to diesel ones in rural areas. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this trend?

— Level 3, 2018.7

An increasing popularity of online shopping is contributing to job creation but it is also affecting the environment. What effects does it have on the environment? What can be done to improve the situation?

— Level 3, 2017.12

Tourism has negative effects on certain destinations and many people believe that particular tourists are to blame for that. Discuss the specific negative effects that were identified as ones with impact on tourist places. What are the solutions to this situation?

— Level 3, 2010.7

Developments in technology have caused environmental problems. Some say this can be solved by living a simple life, while others think that technology can solve these problems. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

— Level 3, 2011.10