• Mai Duc Nguyen

Writing Task 2 Revision – Topics on Job and Career

Sample Writing Task 2 topics on job and career:


Some people change their job and place of residence many times throughout their career. Is this a positive or negative development? Give reasons for your answer.


The work experience of a job candidate is more important than his educational achievements. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?


Many university graduates only consider salary while looking for a job. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this behavior?


It is better to work for a small company and contribute a lot to it than work for a big company but make little contribution. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?


On the one hand, some people believe that a desirable career must consist of many jobs in different areas and at different companies. On the other hand, others argue that a desirable career is built by only a few jobs which make significant contribution. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

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Here are several tips for a complete Writing Task 2 essay:

1. Make a plan before writing

2. Support your analyses with sound and detailed reasons

3. Include examples to strengthen your ideas

4. Evaluate your own analyses with critics

5. Make sure your conclusion is well-developed and does not replicate the introduction

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