You are hereIncreasing the price of petrol is the best way to solve traffic and pollution. What extend do you agree or disagree? What other measures do you think more effective?

Increasing the price of petrol is the best way to solve traffic and pollution. What extend do you agree or disagree? What other measures do you think more effective?


dinoboy17's picture

By dinoboy17 - Posted on 04 March 2012

Traffic and pollution are one of the most vital problems in the current century. A lot of governments are trying to implement new policies and create new solutions in order to protect our environment. One of the current existing ideas is to increase the price of petrol. However, the effectiveness of such a measurement is quite questionable.

On one side the society will be forced through soaring petrol prices to use the public transport instead of cars and therefore reduce traffic and pollution. But on the other hand the increasing prices will result in a significant increase in all daily life costs, which may lead to inflation and reduce the quality of life.

Furthermore a lot of people are relying on car on a daily basis where no alternative is available and no public transport is running. These people will have to suffer extremely under the higher petrol price and will be disdavantaged. However, these group of people may be encouraged under these circumstances to use another method of transport like bicycles. These do not cause any pollution and help in improving the well being and health of the society. In some european big cities like Amsterdam a lot of people are using the bicycle as their prefered way of transprtation

Therefore I do not reccommend increasing the price of petrol. I prefer to concentrate in developing car technology to achieve less pollution and rely on other sources of energy that do not harm the environment in the same range as electricity or gas.

Average: 8.1 (8 votes)
Tags
This essay topic by other users:
Post date Users Rates More about the essay Sticky
1 year 15 weeks ago Sabee
Read full essay
More essays by this user:
Looking for speaking partner/tutor/chat? Join the instant conversation now!
    
Something about you
Choose a nickname and enter at least one ID (Skype, MSN, QQ, ICQ or Yahoo) if you want to be listed!
Registered users only
Loading...
(102 users watching; 1 users on the list)
People online
Nickname Sex L Country Favorite topics Contact

Some people think that they can learn better by themselves than with a teacher. Others think that it is always better to have a teacher. Which do you prefer? Use specific reasons to develop your essay. zautam
Shopping has become a favourite pastime among young people. Why do you think ashwani1982 sticky icon
Universities should be concerned with educating people so that they will have wide general knowledge and be able to consider important matters from an informed viewpoint ,and not simply train students to do the jobs required by society.Give reasons for yo Zarna Patel
The Internet is probably the most significant invention of the last 30 years. Without it, our lives would be completely different.To what extent do you agree or disagree? affan baskra
There are many types of music in the world today. Why do we need music?Is traditional music of a country more important than the international music that is heard everywhere now-days. parisolanki
Some people believe that visitors to other countries should follow local customs and behaviors. Others disagree and think that the host country should welcome cultural difference. bromaxx
Some people prefer to spend their free time outdoors. Other people prefer to spend their leisure time indoors. Would you prefer to be outside or would you prefer to be inside for your leisure activities? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your c AryaPengaringan
when a country develops its technology, the traditional skills and ways of life die out. It is possible to try and keep them alive.To what extend do you agree or disagree with this opinion? ariel1984
Internet is probably the most significant invention of the last 30 years. Without it, our lives would be completely different.The what extent do you agree or disagree?Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge o Fadlanmuzakki
The private motor vehicles has greatly improved individual freedom of movement.Morever,the automobile has become a status symbol.Yet the use of private motor vehicles has contributed to some of today's most serious problems.How can the use of private moto Ashim Shrestha sticky icon

Term
Write complaint letter to the airline manager regarding the behavior of one of staff members on your flight. In your letter- Give full details of your flight.- Say what the problem with the staff member was.- What would you like the manager to do regardin marzieh IELTS
GENERAL TRAINING WRITING TASK 1You are working for a company. You need to take some time off work and want to ask your manager about this.Write a letter to your manager. In your letter-Explain why you want to take time off work-Give details of the amount sliwer IELTS
Argumentative Essay: Advantages and Disadvantages of Using the Internet alfitrah8.5 IELTS
The pie charts below show units of electricity production by fuel source in Australia and France in 1980 and 2000. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features ,and make comparisons where relevant. Kal-El IELTS Writing Task I
Some say that it would be better if the majority of employees worked from home instead of travelling to a workplace every day.Do you think the advantages of working from home outweigh the disadvantages? fialka IELTS
Writing task I (General)You were hurt in a minus accident inside a supermarket, and you wish to complain to the supermarket.Write a letter to the manager of the supermarket. In your letter :* Say who you are.* Give details about the accident.* Suggest how TEST-English School IELTS
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of having a car. marzieh IELTS
Topic: Happiness is considered very important in life? Why is it difficult to define? What factors are important in achieving happiness? pateltejas IELTS
"Prevention is better than cure."Out of country's health budget, a large proportion should be diverted from treatment to spending on health education and preventive measures. hamedpa IELTS
What is the role of advertisement in the modern world? dhruv546 IELTS Writing Task II

Term
Individuals can do nothing to change society. Any new developments can only be brought about by governments and large institutions. How far do you agree or disagree? byeonhosa sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Crime is a big problem in the world; many believe that nothing can be done to prevent it. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Climate change is now an accepted threat to our planet, But there is not enough political action to control excessive consumerism and pollution. Do you agree? WEBSTER_KAMPUNG... IELTS Writing Task II
Some people say language courses using the internet and allowing you to talk to somebody is a good way to learn. Others, however, believe that study in classrooms is still the best way of learning. Give your opinion on these views and include your own exp drjowelynt sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Last week you were on a flight to London. Unfortunately, when you left the plane, you left a bag. You did not remember about the bag until you got to your hotel.Write a letter to the airline. Explain ●what has happened,●describe the bag and its contents a Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Lots of people copy the famous people they see on TV. Why do they do this? Do you think it is a good idea to copy famous people? Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people believe that vegetarian diet is the best diet for a variety of reasons, but others strongly oppose this view. Discuss both views and give your opinion. drjowelynt IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that cities are the best places to live. Others prefer to live in a rural area. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city to living in the countryside. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people say language courses using the internet and allowing you to talk to somebody is a good way to learn. Others, however, believe that study in classrooms is still the best way of learning. Give your opinion on these views and include your own exp lrana32 IELTS Writing Task II
We Live Today in an Electronic Information Age. It is Easier to be Connected by Technology yet many People Seem no Closer to Feeling Happy in Their Live. (advantage & disadvantage) WEBSTER_KAMPUNG... IELTS Writing Task II

Crime is a big problem in the world; many believe that nothing can be done to prevent it. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people say language courses using the internet and allowing you to talk to somebody is a good way to learn. Others, however, believe that study in classrooms is still the best way of learning. Give your opinion on these views and include your own exp drjowelynt sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Many people spend a lot of time using communication technology. What are the reasons for this? What is the impact on the relationships with their families and other people? Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Last week you were on a flight to London. Unfortunately, when you left the plane, you left a bag. You did not remember about the bag until you got to your hotel.Write a letter to the airline. Explain ●what has happened,●describe the bag and its contents a Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Individuals can do nothing to change society. Any new developments can only be brought about by governments and large institutions. How far do you agree or disagree? byeonhosa sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Lots of people copy the famous people they see on TV. Why do they do this? Do you think it is a good idea to copy famous people? Hiten sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people believe that vegetarian diet is the best diet for a variety of reasons, but others strongly oppose this view. Discuss both views and give your opinion. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people think that cities are the best places to live. Others prefer to live in a rural area. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city to living in the countryside. lrana32 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Keeping Animals in Captivity is cruel. There is no Reason for Zoos to Exist in the 21st Century. How far you Agree or Disagree with This Opinion ? WEBSTER_KAMPUNG... IELTS Writing Task II
The widespread use of the Internet has brought many problems.What do you think are the main problems associated with the use of web? What solutions can you suggest? Abulfaz_20 IELTS Writing Task II
dinoboy17's picture

Please tell me what score by Ielts academic

essayE-rater's picture

Sentence: In some european big cities like Amsterdam a lot of people are using the bicycle as their prefered way of transprtation
Error: european Suggestion: No alternate word
Error: transprtation Suggestion: transportation

Sentence: Therefore I do not reccommend increasing the price of petrol.
Error: reccommend Suggestion: recommend

flaws:
No. of Words: 254 350
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.028 0.07

Attribute Value Ideal
Score: 6.0 out of 9.0
Category: Satisfactory Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 3 2
No. of Sentences: 13 15
No. of Words: 254 350
No. of Characters: 1225 1500
No. of Different Words: 140 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 3.992 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.823 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.836 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 89 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 64 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 44 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 36 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 19.538 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 6.935 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.538 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.335 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.574 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.028 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 4 5

dinoboy17's picture

I thought number of words should be at least 250. Isn't 350 too much?

essayE-rater's picture

250 is the minimum one. 350 is the ideal one.

In other exams like TOEFL or GMAT, it is asked to write 350 words in 30 minutes. while in IELTS writing task 2, it has 40 minutes. so 350 words are not too much.