Ielts writing task 2:

Topic: Research shows that business meetings, discussions and training are happening online nowadays. Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?


  • Advantages of online meetings:

Improved communication ability

Online meetings and discussions have made it possible for communication between two or more distant areas.

Effective means of interaction among participants

All participants can interact with one another, which physical meetings failed to do in the past.

Cost- and time-effectiveness

Virtual discussions and training help save time and money compared to physical ones.

  • Disadvantages of online meetings:


Attendees can get easily distracted by various things when meetings take place in cyberspace.

Lack of knowledge

Online discussions require participants to be computer-literate and technically skilled.

Requirement for technological upgrade

Companies and individuals alike need certain upgraded equipment and software in order to take part in virtual meetings, which can be an obstacle sometimes.

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