You could simply write one paragraph on the advantages and another on the disadvantages. However, this one does: people now have the freedom to work and live anywhere in the world due to the development of communication technology and transportation. Will this have more positive or negative impacts? What does 'Outweigh' mean? Another point to be careful of is using the word outweigh. It is common for ielts students to get mixed up when they write the thesis statement, and actually say the opposite to what they write in the essay! For example, they will say the drawbacks outweigh the benefits, but then give more benefits strange in the essay. This makes no sense.
then you are being asked for your opinion and you must say which there are the most of positive or negative impacts. If you do not do this then you may get your score reduced. Task response for not fully addressing the question. If you look at the, ielts public band descriptors (available to download if you do an internet search or available from your local ielts centre you will see that this could reduce your band to a 5 for this criteria (it would not necessarily affect. (Check this lesson on, ielts band 7 for an overview of the criteria for getting a band 7 if you are unsure of what the criteria are). Take a look at these examples: people now have the freedom to work and live anywhere in the world due to the development of communication technology and transportation. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this trend? This advantage disadvantage essay is not asking for your opinion.