考官对模板深恶痛绝的程度可能超过很多考生的想象，而且，如果考生在第一段还使用大量恶俗的模板，还在第一句说with the development of society，那他会发现他的成绩单上的作文得分会在4分左右。其实，翻翻雅思考官的范文，我们会发现，考官在第一段只干了两件事情：引出背景+表明观点，甚至很多考官只干了第一件事情(引出背景)，仅此而已。
Essay Question 3/8
Some people think traffic problems should be solved by the government while others think car owners should be responsible for these problems. Discuss.
Essay Question 3/1
Schools offer a wide range of courses, such as physical education, music, economics, philosophy , math, English，geography, physics and history. Of all these subjects, which one do you think is the most important and which one is the least important?
Essay Question 2/24
Some people think imported food exerts positive impact on our lives.To what extent do you agree?
Essay Question 2/16
An American film actor once said, “Tomorrow is important and precious .” Some people think individuals and society should pay more attention to the future than to the present. Do you agree?
Essay Question 2/14
An increasing number of people choose to live in big cities. What problems will this cause? Should the government encourage people to live in small towns?
Essay Question 2/2
Some people think humans can exploit animals for any purpose that they need while others disagree. What is your opinion?
Essay Question 1/26
Unemployment is increasingly serious in many countries. Some people think students only need to get primary education while others think secondary education is necessary. To what extent do you agree?
Essay Question 1/19
Old generations often hold some traditional ideas on the correct way of life, thinking and behavior. Most people argue that it is not helpful for the young generations to prepare for modern life in the future. What is your opinion?
Essay Question 1/12
Some people think to lower the crime rate, criminals should be given longer terms in prison. To what extent do you agree?
Essay Question 1/10
Some people believe children spending time on TV, video and PC games is good while others believe that is bad. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Essay Question 12/15
We can see more image of disasters and violence shown on TV. What are its causes and what effects will they exert on the individual and society?
Essay Question 12 /13
Many animals and plants are dying out today. What are the causes and what are your solutions?
Patrick 4月写作预测题 Forecast for April. 2008
1 Neil Armstrong, when he first arrived on the moon, said,“That is a small step for a man, a giant leap for mankind.” But today space research costs a huge amount of money. Some people think the investment in space research should be spent on helping the poor people. Do you agree?
2 Of the following ways of long-distance communication, which one is the most important and which one is the least important: emails, letters, telephone, mobile phone
3 Some people think the appearance of a building is more important than its function. To what extent do you agree?
4 Many languages are dying out today due to the widespread use of English. To what extent do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?
5 Some people think tourists should follow the behavior. and customs of the local people. To what extent do you agree?
6 Multi-cultured societies are mixtures of ethnic groups. To what extent do you think their advantages outweigh their disadvantages?
7 There are more elderly people in society. To what extent do you think this is a positive development?
8 Memorization of information by frequent repetition ( “rote learning” ) plays an important role in the educational system. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
9 Some people think the high sales of products reflect the power of advertisements instead of consumer demand. To what extent do you agree?
10 Environmental problems are too big for individual countries or persons to solve . They should be solved international efforts. To what extent do you agree?