IELTS Writing task 2 - Opinion - Ex2
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Sunday flow, I wrote a 2nd writing post, but in Opinion type.
Whether or not someone achieves their aims is mostly by a question of luck. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
It is argued that people's success is mostly attributable to luck instead of their own hard work. While I accept that luck plays a role in helping people reach their targets, I do believe that hard work is a much more crucial factor that contributes to the success of any individual.
On the one hand, I believe that only determined and industrious people will gain success in whatever they do. Firstly, hard-working people usually obtain their goals. For instance, Bill Gates had spent thousands of hours on coding and experimenting before he rolled out the World's most popular operating system - Windows - that we use nowadays. Cristiano Ronaldo, the best football player in the world at the moment, is another clear example of success through hard-working. Despite the modest starting point, he spent many hours of hard training and practicing, worked harder than anyone else in his football team before becoming a football superstar.
On the other hand, luck also plays a role in determining one's achievement. it is not commonly known that Bill Gates was born in a family which had a strong financial background, which gave him a precious opportunity to use and practice with computers at a very early stage of his life. If he had had no chance to meet and become familiar with computers so early, perhaps there would be no Microsoft today. In a book named Outliers, the author Glad Well has strengthened this view that behind the success of great people is always a little luck, success is also partially dependent on many other factors such as the social context, age, ... besides personal efforts.
In conclusion, it is certainly true that in order to achieve success in life, we must be extremely hard working determined till the end, but I believe that luck also plays a part in success.
Writing may be the hardest part of the IELTS exam because it requires strong formal grammar knowledge besides plentiful vocab resources.
So let's keep calm and practice every day, no pain no gain :)))