IELTS WRITING TASK 1
The charts below show the average percentages in typical meals of three types of nutrients, all of which may be unhealthy if eaten too much. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
The chart compares the average percentages of 3 unhealthy nutrients, including sodium, saturated fat and added sugar, in 4 typical meals consumed by American people. Overall, dinner and snacks are unhealthiest meals while breakfast is the healthiest meal.
The levels of sodium and saturated fat in dinner are highest, with 43% of sodium and 37% of saturated fat consumed. The major source of added sugar in typical American diet is snacks when they are associated for 42% of added sugar that American people are eating.
American breakfast is much healthier than those 2 meals as it provides the lowest percentage of 3 types of nutrients, with just around 16% of each. Lunch is less healthy than breakfast, but it is still healthier than snacks and dinner. The percentages of 3 types of nutrients are much higher than that of breakfast but much lower than the data of snack and dinner.
IELTS WRITING TASK 2
Some people believe that it is best to accept a bad situation, such as an unsatisfactory job or shortage of money. Others argue that it is better to try and improve such situations. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
Bad situations such as unsatisfactory job or shortage of money inevitably happens around all of us, and the question is whether we should accept or try to improve them. In this essay, I will discuss both options and point out which is the best.
Of course, when things are fraught with difficulty, it seems better to try and improve such situations. Many people believe that no matter how difficult the situation is, such as unsatisfactory job or shortage of money, we can get out of it by finding another job or asking for a raise. Once the problems are overcome, it would be a sense of ease or success, and furthermore valuable lessons to deal with the similar situations in the future.
However, the pressure of trying to overcome difficult situations can be vulnerable sometimes, and I think it is time to accept. In two examples mentioned above, there would be some ones who have no chance to change the situation. For them, an attempt to change can drain energy or cause stress or event create undesired results, making the situation worse. Of course, I do not agree to accepting for the rest of our life, but when we accept, we rob the situation of some of its undesired effect and start to see how to overcome it if we give it time. Therefore, an acceptance can be seen as a more positive attitude to improve bad situation than a hasty attempt.
In conclusion, although I agree that we should try to improve bad situations, I think that in some cases it would be better to accept. Acceptance does not mean that we do nothing, but it is the best way to deal with the situation.
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