IELTS

In recent years, the structure of a family and the role of its members are gradually
changing. What kinds of changes can occur? Do you think these changes are positive
and negative?

Recently, there has been a gradual transformation in the household structure and the way each member makes contribution to the family. In this essay, I would like to discuss several possible changes and demonstrate that those changes are totally beneficial.

To begin with, the way a family is organised is far different from that in the past. Firstly, men and women are now sharing the role of breadwinners. A few decades ago, fathers were those who earned money to raise the family, while nurturing progenies was the responsibility shouldered by mothers. Today, as a logical effect of gender equality, professional opportunities are available for people of both sexes, leading to the fact that both men and women should exert effort to make ends meet.

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