• Mai Duc Nguyen

Grammar Builder Exercise – Common Sentence Structures to Describe Consequences of a Problem


In this article, you will learn common ways to describe the consequences of a problem. These sentence structures are helpful in the Writing Task 2 section of the IELTS exam.

This problem has a negative impact on …

A reduction in oil prices has a negative impact on economies that depend on oil for export revenues.

This problem negatively affects …

An increase in the number of private vehicles negatively affects the air quality of a city.

A direct consequence of this problem is …

A direct consequence of the smartphone phenomenon is that face to face communication becomes less frequent.

When this problem occurs, …. is negatively influenced.

When women are not encouraged to take part in certain jobs, the economy’s productivity growth is negatively influenced.

Because of this problem, … is hurt.

Because of unreported domestic violence, the mental development of many children is hurt.

Exercise: Write a sentence to describe the negative impact of

1. Smoking

2. Divorce

3. Overpopulation

Please share your sentences by leaving a comment!

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