How to Write an IELTS Essay. In this introductory lesson you will find some guidance on how you should write an IELTS essay. There are then more lessons on the following pages for different types of essay and different questions, with lots of tips and strategies for achieving a high score.
Additional IELTS Resources: If you have your exam in a few months, then you may be interested in getting feedback for your essay writing, the best way is to find a professional essay correction service, or find a tutor. Whether you are taking the General or Academic module, I would strongly recommend looking at sample answers, this way you can compare your writing and see what is missing.
IELTS Sample Essays. Here you will find IELTS Sample Essays for a variety of common topics that appear in the writing exam. The model answers all have tips and strategies for how you may approach the question and comments on the sample answer. Looking at IELTS essay topics with answers is a great way to help you to prepare for the test.In IELTS Writing Task 2 (both General and Academic), there are 5 different types of essays you may be asked to write. See the questions and essay samples of each essay type!In Task 2, test takers write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. Below are samples of Task 1 and Task 2. Please note that test takers for IELTS General Training take a different Writing test in IELTS Academic.
The essay for Task 2 of the IELTS writing exam is something that a lot of students are afraid of. You must write about 250 words and this should be completed in approximately 40 minutes (because you also need to complete Writing Task 1 in the first 20 minutes of the 1 hour writing test). To write the perfect answer and get the highest IELTS band score possible, you need to write quickly but.Read More
First, you need to know if you are taking general or academic IELTS. Writing task 1 is different depending on which test you take. Read this to learn about the differences between academic and general IELTS. Begin by understanding exactly how to write an IELTS essay. Task 2 is the same in general and academic IELTS. Academic writing task 1 guide.Read More
Using the band descriptors as a guide we are going to go through the 8 steps to get you on your way to a band 8 in Writing Task 2. You can also have a look at our video on the 8 steps to reach a band 8. We will start with the task response before moving through all the criteria to show you what an examiner will be looking for in your response.Read More
IELTS Writing Task 2 (IELTS Essay Writing) requires a candidate to use a wide range of vocabulary. Connective words and phrases are very important to finish the writing task 2 in a logical and coherent way. You must use the transitional or connective words in your writing task 2 as it is considered one of the important factors for a high band.Read More
IELTS General Training The IELTS General Training test is for those who are going to English speaking countries for secondary education, work experience or training programs. It is also a requirement for migration to Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK. The test focuses on basic survival skills in broad social and workplace contexts.Read More
This is an IELTS writing task 2 sample answer essay from the general training exam related to governments paying unemployment. It’s one of the more difficult general training questions that I’ve seen recently so take a look at my answer!Read More
The General version of the exam requires you to write an essay that gives an opinion, discusses a point, or examines a cause and effect. Emily Waldman, an essay expert and tutor from EssaysOnTime, explains why the writing section is so challenging for the candidates: “The setting is pressuring.Read More
Since a lot of IELTS students struggle in the writing section, we thought we would list out the IELTS Band 9 essay samples that we have seen from our IELTS Twenty20 Course students so far. An important thing to note is that the students who wrote these essays went through several feedback rounds with other essay topics where they perfected the art of writing a good IELTS Task 2 essay.Read More
IELTS Writing Sample Essays. IELTS Writing Test. You’ll be given an hour to complete the whole writing test including task 1 and task 2. It is advisable not to spend more than 20 minutes for task 1 and invest the remaining time in completing task 2, as task 2 will fetch you more band as compared to task 1.Read More
The IELTS Writing block consists of two tasks: the first task (150 words) it is a description of a graph or a graphic pattern (report) and the second task (250 words) is an essay one. Now, we are going to understand how to prepare properly to write the second part of the IELTS Writing block.Read More