IELTS Writing Task 2: Essay Types and Structures. November 8th, 2018 December 4th, 2018 Anastasia 3 Comments. There are three main types of IELTS essay questions: opinion, discussion and situation (problem and solution). For each of them the structure of your essay should be a bit different, but generally it should follow this simple plan: Introduction. Body. 1) 2) 3) Conclusion. Further, we.