Writing Coherence for Essays Your writing coherence is important because you are marked on this as part of the IELTS grading. Your work is coherent if it is easy to read and follow your ideas. One way to improve the coherency of your writing is to use transition words to guide the reader through what you are saying. [restrict paid=true] Here […]Continue reading "Writing Coherence"
Pronouns & Coherency Coherency and coherence are 25% of your IELTS essay score. In a previous lesson we looked at improving your coherency with transition words but another way to improve your coherency is with pronouns. You should make use of these so that you do not keep repeating nouns or ideas. [restrict paid=true] You can use personal […]Continue reading "Pronouns"
Transitional Phrases for Essays This lesson shows you transitional phrases for essays in order to help you present other people’s arguments in your IELTS writing essays for part 2. This lesson is aimed more at those who are wanting a band 7 or higher as this page will show you a more sophisticated way of presenting arguments. [restrict paid=true] […]Continue reading "Band 7 Transitional Phrases for Essays"
How to Score IELTS Band 8 How to score IELTS band 8 and how long it will take are common questions from candidates planning to sit the test. Fortunately most people don't need to get a band 8 because most universities accept students with 7.5s and under. But some people do need it. One of […]Continue reading "How to Score IELTS Band 8"
IELTS Opinion Essays IELTS opinion essays are very common in the exam. It can be a bit confusing, especially if you are new to IELTS, to work out the different types of essay. Some people talk about 'argumentative essays', 'thesis-led essays', 'discussion essays', which can get quite confusing and it is usually not necessary to […]Continue reading "IELTS Opinion Essays"
IELTS Advantage Disadvantage Essay Lesson This lesson is about IELTS advantage disadvantage essay questions when you are told to assess whether the benefits of something outweigh the drawbacks. The topic of the essay which is used as an example is about the trend to live and work abroad. [restrict paid=true] Take a look at the […]Continue reading "Advantage Disadvantage Essay"
IELTS Music Essay A Complex Essay Question In this lesson we’ll look at an IELTS music essay in order to explain how to approach a more complex IELTS task 2 question. Many questions have a clear task. For example, the task may clearly state that you need to agree or disagree, offer solutions to a problem, or give the reasons why a problem exists. […]Continue reading "A Complex Essay Question"
These are the latest IELTS writing topics. If you have taken the IELTS test recently, then you can post your question for other students to look at. Looking at recent IELTS essay questions can help other students prepare for the test. Simply fill out the form at the bottom of the page to post the essay question […]Continue reading "Latest IELTS Writing Topics"
IELTS Writing Questions These IELTS writing questions are examples of essay questions given in the IELTS exam for Task 2. The IELTS essay topics have been divided into common IELTS writing topics and many have model answers. This way you can easily see and understand the kind of areas of knowledge you will need to […]Continue reading "Common Essay Questions and Topics"
IELTS Essay - Identify the Topic If you incorrectly identify the topic of the IELTS essay question, you are in danger of getting a very low score. You could come down to a band 5 for Task Response. So identifying the topic is one of the first things you need to do. Here we will […]Continue reading "Identifying the Topic"