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  • Ielts Band 9 Essay 1

  • Question: Should museums and art galleries be free of

  • charge for the general public, or should a charge, even a voluntary charge, be levied

  • for admittance?

  • Discuss this issue and give your opinion.

  • Answer: Museums and art galleries all around the world

  • provide people with the opportunity to view and experience historical information.

  • Even though these places hold priceless artefacts, an important issue resides around the accessibility

  • and whether or not they should be free.

  • In my opinion, museums and art galleries should reserve the right to charge a fee upon entry

  • just like many other attractions.

  • To begin with, there are many people who hold the view that museums should be free for key

  • reasons.

  • Firstly, museums are public services and therefore should be available to anyone without the

  • restriction of monetary funds.

  • Also, they argue that fewer people would visit if a fee was required at entry.

  • For example, only the wealthy or people with more disposable income could afford the enjoyment

  • of visiting museums.

  • Consequently, this group see the negative effects clearly of charging a fee for museums.

  • In contrast, many people see that charging a fee is important for any museum or art gallery.

  • They see that the value of the artefacts held in these places deserve to be valued by the

  • general public.

  • In addition, Governments generally do not have sufficient money to fund such institutions,

  • and as a result, other priorities are made rather than art galleries and museums.

  • For instance, by charging a fee, these places could also purchase more artefacts and maintain

  • the services much better.

  • For this reason, they see charging a fee is necessary.

  • In my opinion, it is clear that the benefits of charging a fee greatly outweigh the benefits

  • of providing free access.

  • Usually the entry fees are not high, or not too high for most people, which means that

  • as long as the fees are reasonably low a high percentage of the population could still visit

  • these institutions.

  • To summarize, the topic of providing access to museums and art galleries free of charge

  • will always be a topic for intense discussion, it is important to recognize the larger and

  • longer-term benefits that these institutions bring to the world.

  • Ielts Band 9 Essay 2

  • Question: Many historic buildings are being destroyed

  • or replaced.

  • What are the reasons for this?

  • What should be done to preserve these buildings?

  • Answer: Our world is constantly changing due to urban

  • development and an increasing population.

  • A result of this is the destroying or replacing of many historic buildings and once they are

  • lost, they are lost forever.

  • There are several reasons which cause this to occur, but more importantly, there are

  • specific things that should be done in order to preserve these historic buildings.

  • There are several reasons which cause the loss of historic buildings and this is usually

  • based on the current purpose of the individual building.

  • Many old buildings were used for residential purposes and do not serve a huge purpose in

  • the current day.

  • For example, these old style residential buildings generally attract lower socio-economic groups

  • which bring more problems and reduced safety.

  • Buildings that are being destroyed or replaced are done so, simply because they do not serve

  • a good purpose in the current climate.

  • The preservation of historic buildings is important, however there needs to be a clear

  • reason for preservation.

  • Government houses and civic buildings are examples of buildings which still serve a

  • purpose today and will do so into the future.

  • For example, an old run-down residential block of units does not serve the purpose that a

  • Government house would due to the current and future value it brings today and in the

  • future.

  • Therefore, it is important to clarify the current and future use of a historic building

  • to determine whether it should be destroyed or not.

  • In conclusion, it is true that many historical buildings are being destroyed or replaced.

  • However, in today's society, strict rules are enforced to clearly differentiate the

  • historical buildings which do not serve a purpose moving into the future as opposed

  • to the buildings that do.

  • Therefore, the preservation should not be implemented for every historic building.

  • Ielts Band 9 Essay No.3

  • Question (Proposal): Using a computer every day can have more negative

  • than positive effects on children.

  • Do you agree or disagree?”

  • Answer: Since computers were invented, they have becoming

  • more and more involved in our everyday way of living.

  • Computers are now used for social, business and entertainment purposes.

  • However, many people pose the question whether the use of computers on children has more

  • of a negative effect or a positive one.

  • In my opinion, the daily use of computers by adolescent children does have a much greater

  • negative effect than positive for two main reasons.

  • Firstly, even though computers make life a lot of fun when a person is growing up, this

  • contributes to a lack of physical exercise and subsequent fitness.

  • As all health experts and doctors recommend, everybody should be doing some kind of exercise

  • every day to keep their body in shape.

  • The problem with using a computer everyday means that their bodies are not being exercised

  • which contradicts the recommendations of medical professionals.

  • I personally remember when I was younger, several friends would spend hours playing

  • computer games and subsequently were never good at school sports.

  • Furthermore, the impact of daily computer use also affects a young person's social

  • ability.

  • When a person is an adolescent, they are constantly learning about the world and a large part

  • of this period is social awareness.

  • Using the computer does not allow a child to socialize with other children, which in

  • turn causes their development to slow.

  • As an illustration, social inability affects not only a person in social situations but

  • also for future purposes like work and adult relationships.

  • To summarize, I completely agree that the daily use of computers have more of a negative

  • effect on children because, in essence, a child needs physical exercise and social stimuli

  • for positive growth and high computer use simply does not allow this to happen.

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