CELPIP Writing Task 2 Sample

CELPIP Task 2 Survey Tips

Blend short, compound and complex sentences.

Use parallels appropriately.
Lists and series should always follow a parallel form

Punctuate accurately.

Check agreements.
The third person in the simple present tense, and most plural nouns need an ‘s’

Use adverbs and adjectives properly.
Adjectives describe a state.
Adverbs describe how something is done.
– decide = verb
I have decided to take the test.
– decisive = adjective
Stop changing your mind and be decisive.
– decision = noun
Jenny hasn’t made her decision yet.
– decisively = adverb
Sam considered the options and then acted decisively.

Present a coherent response.
Make sure your essay follows the
standard essay structure.

Present a cohesive response.
Glue your words and sentences together
so that they flow.

Follow the standard format.
Take a look at these step-by-step instructions
for how to write a survey response

“…very flexible and helpful…”

CELPIP Writing Task 2 Sample

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CELPIP Task 2 Survey Response Sample

RE: Paternity Leave Survey

Dear Mr. Johns,

I am writing this letter to you regarding our company’s paternity leave policy survey. Support for this policy,  from both my co-workers and me, would be very strong since the transition to parenthood can be very stressful, and most of us feel that having a little more time would relieve much of the anguish.

The first two months for new parents are usually the hardest. Hospital visits and checkup appointments consume a great deal of time and emotional energy and often conflict with office hours. That conflict dramatically increases the anxiety level of working fathers and negatively impacts their performance both at home and at work.

The potential for the new policy to be disruptive in the short term is high, particularly for managers and team leaders; however, much of that disruption could be assuaged by allowing new fathers to work from home and delegating some of their duties during their leave.

In the long term, I believe the new policy would add some flexibility to the rules of employment that would result in increased employee loyalty.


Steve Manners

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3 thoughts on “CELPIP Writing Task 2 Sample”

  1. Niranjan Kumar

    Please evaluate below task 2 for celpip.

    I like to opine in favor of option A, printing more local and worldwide news would much prominent to readers rather than offering huge discounts, I will share my viewpoint in this survey.

    Firstly, nowadays news is an essential part of our life which gives us better knowledge of what sort of things are happening around us. In our city your newspaper has marvelous testimonials, people have been believed only your paper has accurate news from top to bottom around us and internationally. I strongly recommend you to introduce a weekend special edition more news about debates which occurring on climate change this will help people to educate how the scientist is keeping their efforts on their commitments.

    On the other hand, having more discounts for subscribing to newspapers doesn’t make any sense without having proper content or matter on news. Offers can increase your revenue but not faith in your newspaper.

    To sum up, I have stated above my viewpoint to print a lot of news instead of focusing on discounts. By reading the news people can gain better general knowledge and how to move in this era. I appreciate the chance to provide to me to voice my opinion.

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