Academic Writing Task 2 – Caring for the Elderly

💭In task 2 of the IELTS Academic Exam, you need to write a formal or semi-formal essay.


  • You will have 40 minutes to write 250 words.
  • You will be given a specific task to complete (for training purposes, we will use “Caring for the Elderly.”)
  • In all IELTS writing tasks, you must use a FORMAL or SEMI-FORMAL writing style!

Caring for the Elderly:

  • Let’s do a practice writing task 2.
  • Be sure to follow the prompts on the card.
  • You will need a piece of paper, a pen/pencil, and a stopwatch or clock.

Please use the following “Quiz Section” to transcribe your writing task 2 from your piece of paper to the quiz!