The process involves more planning than you might think! In this video, I try to explain some of the mental planning you should quickly do before starting your Task 2 response. Coming up with a few ideas regarding how to approach the essay question gives you some direction and helps you to produce much better structure in your essay.
The question that appears in this video is:
Some people think that the government should invest money in arts and culture, while others believe the government should spend money on more important things. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
If you would like to read a text version of the essay that appears in this video, I published it two days ago here: http://ieltsielts.com/read-this-may-2018-model-essay/