You are hereIt is generally acknowledged that families are now not as close as they used to be. Give possible reasons and your recommendations.

It is generally acknowledged that families are now not as close as they used to be. Give possible reasons and your recommendations.


sfaht1's picture

By sfaht1 - Posted on 04 October 2012

Essay topic: 

It is generally acknowledged that families are now not as close as they used to be. Give possible reasons and your recommendations.

During the previous decades, we have witnessed some dramatic changes in the dynamics of a typical family, the most notable one being the weaker bond among its members. Numerous causes account for this trend. While most of these are not reversible, some palliative measures can be implemented to prevent relatives from growing further apart from each other.

One of the main reasons behind the worsening relationship among families is the degradation in societal values. Marriages are no longer meant to last forever while elder are eagerly shunned in retirement homes. Young adults, on their hand, are opting to wait longer before taking their wedding vows and often live under different roo ...

Note: Only testbig VIP users can access the full content of this essay.
You can subscribe as testbig VIP users and get unlimited access to essays on the top list; and more advantages...

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Tags
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...
(92 users watching; 1 users on the list)
People online
Nickname Sex L Country Favorite topics Contact

The threat of nuclear weapons maintains world peace. Nuclear power provides cheap and clean energy. The benefits of nuclear technology for outweigh the disadvantages. Do you agree or disagree? Give reasons for your answer. indra13 sticky icon
The charts show information about animals and rainfall at the Nboro Nature Reserve.Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevants. Fardhani Dwi Ar...
Some people think if students are afraid of the teacher it is better. Others say that having a friendly relation is better. What do you think ? sliwer
Some experts believe that it is better for children to begin learning a foreign language at primary school rather than secondary school. Do the advantages of tis outweigh the disadvantages? Momo Cherry-Cherry
Beside a lot of advantages, some people believe that the internet creats many problems. To what extend do you agree? shirin
Some people think that universities should provide graduates with the knowledge and skills needed in the workplace.Others think taht the true function of a university should be to give access to knowledge for its own sake,regardless of whether the course Lalayev
Today,the high sales of popular consumer goods reflect the power of advertising and not the real needs of the society in which they are sold .to what extend do you agree or disagree? keerthi
In some countries the average weight of people is increasing and their levels of health and fitness are decreasing.What do you think are the causes of these problems and what measures could be taken to solve them? Rushil Chulani
Nowaydays we are producing more and more rubbish.Why do think this is happening?What can governments do to help reduce the amount of rubbish we produce? Daljeet
The bar chart show the information on road transport in European countries and time consumption in travelling per day by person. ridaakzar

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
Argumentative Essay: Advantages and Disadvantages of Using the Internet alfitrah8.5 IELTS
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of having a car. marzieh IELTS
The tables below show people's reasons for giving up smoking and when they intend to give up.summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisions where relevant andaihiep IELTS
When a country develops its technology, the traditional skills and ways of life die out. It is pointless to try and keep them alive.To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? waleed1 IELTS Writing Task II
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
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 people believe that there should be fixed punishments for each type of crime. Others, however, argue that the circumstances of an individual crime, and the motivation for committing it, should be always be taken into account when deciding on the puni andaihiep IELTS
Topic: Happiness is considered very important in life? Why is it difficult to define? What factors are important in achieving happiness? pateltejas IELTS
outsourcing is effective solution to employers by changing the way to do business.But still it is receiving a lot of criticism discuss. Navroz IELTS Writing Task II

Term
School concentrated far too much on traditional subjects which do noy adequate prepare students for the realistic demands of the modern worldDo you agree or disagree? uday.narang sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The pie chart shows the main reasons why agricultural land becomes less productive and the table shows these affected three regions of the world during 1990s. uday.narang sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
The graph below shows the weekday volume of passenger activity on the Toronto Metro system for July 2007Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features,and make comparisons where relevant uday.narang sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Every year several languages die out. Some people think that this is not important because life will be easier is there are fewer languages in the world.To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion. uday.narang IELTS Writing Task II
You have forgotten an important thing or document in a taxi on your recent trip. Write a letter to the taxi company manager and say- Give details of your journey.- Describe the importance of what you left in that taxi.- What do you expect the taxi company pakspin IELTS Writing Task I
The scientist believes that computers willbecome more intelligent than human beings,Some people find it is a positive while othersthink it is a negative development. Discussboth points and give your own opinion. Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Comparison of car theft bocahnakal sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Some people believe that unpaid community service should be a compulsory part of high school programmes (for example working for charity, improving the neighborhood or teaching sports to younger children). To what extend do you agree or disagree? uday.narang sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people believe that manufacturersand supermarkets should minimise thepackaging material used. However, othersthink that consumers should avoidheavily packaged goods. Discuss bothviews and give your opinion. Justin IELTS Writing Task II
Write a letter to a friend who stays in another country that you are planning to visit and say: -­‐ What you plan to see. -­‐ Ask for his/her opinion on where to stay. -­‐ Suggest some activities you can do together pakspin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I

The scientist believes that computers willbecome more intelligent than human beings,Some people find it is a positive while othersthink it is a negative development. Discussboth points and give your own opinion. Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Comparison of car theft bocahnakal sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Some people believe that unpaid community service should be a compulsory part of high school programmes (for example working for charity, improving the neighborhood or teaching sports to younger children). To what extend do you agree or disagree? uday.narang sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Write a letter to a friend who stays in another country that you are planning to visit and say: -­‐ What you plan to see. -­‐ Ask for his/her opinion on where to stay. -­‐ Suggest some activities you can do together pakspin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
The graph below shows the weekday volume of passenger activity on the Toronto Metro system for July 2007Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features,and make comparisons where relevant uday.narang sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
School concentrated far too much on traditional subjects which do noy adequate prepare students for the realistic demands of the modern worldDo you agree or disagree? uday.narang sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The pie chart shows the main reasons why agricultural land becomes less productive and the table shows these affected three regions of the world during 1990s. uday.narang sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
The diagram below explains the process of recycling plastic bottles for new uses. Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant. thanhdoan6992 sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
In many countries, the proportion of older people is steadily increasing. Does this trend have positive or negative effects on society? nguyenkhaccuong IELTS Writing Task II
Nowadays People Prefer to Shop at Modern Market than at Traditional Market. Do You Agree?.. WEBSTER_KAMPUNG... IELTS Writing Task II
essayE-rater's picture

flaws:
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.275 0.35
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.022 0.07

Attribute Value Ideal
Score: 7.5 out of 9
Category: Very Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 17 15
No. of Words: 318 350
No. of Characters: 1710 1500
No. of Different Words: 217 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.223 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.377 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.821 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 136 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 100 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 68 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 43 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 18.706 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 8.144 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.529 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.275 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.534 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.022 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5