Ielts task 2 defending an argument

Look at the following topic:

some people prefer to buy organic food” (you’ll get some great language from Wikipedia).

How would you justify this trend? Try to brainstorm your ideas and then use the following structure to write an opinion. First try to complete the text with the correct word:

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One of the …………………. that ‘organic food’ is preferred by some people is that the food might taste better. For example, organic fruits can be …………………… and organic milk can be smoother than non organic ones. That is because organic food is grown or made in a …………………. way. Usually, it is produced on smaller local farms which use less ………………….. and use fewer industrial methods, whereas normal, pre-packed food loses its flavour because of the use of chemicals for higher ………………….. and monetary profit. A typical ……………………… of these different farming approaches is that of the ……………….. industry, organic farms will allow the chickens to …………….. freely and live a happy life, while normal chicken farms would cage and feed them ………………………… in order to make them gain weight quickly. As a result, organic chicken would have a better ……………….. of meat, while the other variety would simply ………………………. more fat.


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