Category Archives: Writing Task 2

Writing task 2 asks you to write an essay. Essay writing formal tone and very good structures. Learn to crack the Writing section with ease.

IELTS Writing: Grammatical Range and Accuracy

This blog post explains Grammatical Range and accuracy as one of the criteria for IELTS writing assessment. How is Grammatical range and accuracy measured? What can be done to increase the grammatical range and accuracy scores?

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IELTS Writing Tip: Use original answer sheets

Writing Tip: Use official IELTS answer sheets When you’re preparing for writing, it is absolutely must that you prepare well with proper word count to fulfill the basic requirement. You should be able to count the number of words in your answer sheet to ensure that you have written enough in the answer sheet. Why should you use answer sheets? In IELTS exam, time is your enemy and you should try to save as much time as you can. In writing, probably you can save few minutes that you would probably use counting the number of words. This is simply straight forward because here you practise in a real answer …

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Advice: spellings are important in IELTS

This post emphasizes the importance of spellings. Sometimes, students lose unnecessary points merely because of incorrect spellings in Listening and Reading. A point or two may be vry crucial when you’re right close to your required band score because even a point can change your band score by 0.5. More importantly, you may lose your opportunity for a better career and may have to resist the test. So, this post simply provides you some of the commonly misspelled spellings and common errors in those spellings.

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IELTS Writing task marking explained

This blog post explains how IELTS writing is scored by the examiner. Examiners are given four criteria based on which they give bands out of 9.0 and finally the score is averaged and rounded off. These four criteria are explained here in brief. This post also includes public version of Writing band descriptor which may be helpful in that they can help you learn the skills you need for your target band score.

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IELTS Writing: Understand the question

This post explains how you should go about understanding the real task 2 essay question. What you can do when you start preparing to write your essays. Understanding is the first and most important requirement before starting to write a good essay.

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