IELTS Writing Sample #100
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
What discovery in the last 100 years has been most beneficial for people
in your country?
Use specific reasons and examples to support your choice.
You should write at least 250 words.
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
I am from Russia. From my opinion the most beneficial discovery for people in
our country has been the discovery of the outer space. Russia is the first
country that launched a spacecraft with a man on the board into the space. This
event was a big step towards the new discoveries and brought many benefits not
only for people in my country. Bellow I will give my reasons to support my
First of all, all humankind made a huge step towards the mystery of our creation. Scientists had the opportunity to do the new research and experiments. Many new discoveries were made on the boards of the spacecrafts in the outer space. People from all over the world watched these events. Many books with real colorful photos were written about the beginning of the space exploration. Nowadays we have a big station called "Mir" in the outer space created on the base of collaboration USA and Russia. Many people work there doing amazing experiments.
Second of all, the world became "smaller". People learnt how to exchange information very quickly by use of satellites. Television is broad-casted all over the world by use of satellites. Here in Houston I can watch Russian programs. People got the opportunity to exchange news very quickly.
To sum up, I believe that space exploration will bring much more benefits in the future and someday we will learn what is beyond our current galaxy.