May 12, 2020

IELTS exams are most popular around the world and as a matter of fact, thousands of Students each year take this test in order to get into renowned universities or apply for jobs and residency status to immigrate abroad. As per the data collected general test takers by...

April 13, 2020

Update yourself- How is Covid -19 effecting IELTS?

The pandemic of corona virus have affected a lot of out day to day lives and those who were eagerly waiting to apply for their IELTS test and exams preparation. Here we have gathered few of the information to upgrade yo...

Follow this Listening test advice, and make sure you understand how to respond to 'completion' type questions.

You will be given time to read through the questions before you listening. You will hear each recording of the Listening test only once.

As you listen, write yo...

It is very important to use right language in essays to present your views in an outstanding way. Below is a list of words that will help you in building an argument and write persuasively, that will help you to represent your views in the best way by using complex sen...

It is very important to remember that the examiner will mark you on all the three part of speaking test.

Important Things to Remember When Preparing for Part 1 of the IELTS Speaking Test

In part 1 the examiner puts up simple questions. These questions are easy and help t...

5 useful words for excellent IELTS essay

It is very important to use right language in essays to present your views in an outstanding way. Below is a list of words that will help you in building an argument and write persuasively, that will help you to represent your vi...

December 6, 2017

There many people who find difficulty PRONOUNCING words correctly. The IELTS test takers must not forget that its one of the four criteria on which the examiners are testing you. Be careful; here pronunciation does not mean the accent; it means how accurately the word...

  1. It is better to develop Global Perspective in your essay. In simple words search more; go beyond your books.

  2. It is very important to develop your views in a logical manner.

  3.  Organise ideas by brainstorming.

  4. Focus on what is the demand of the que...

There are 4 sections or modules in IELTS: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.


All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking tests, but Reading and Writing tests vary depending on whether a candidate is taking the Academic IELTS test...

The IELTS Listening test will take about 30 minutes, and you will have an extra 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet. There are 4 sections with a total of 40 questions; testing different skills such as:

  1. Section 1:  A conversation between 2 speaker...

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Let’s get started with Writing Essays

There are two formats
Academic Writing and General writing.

  • Time allotted 60 minutes and no extra time.

  • There are two tasks in writing.

  • Minimum of 150 words are required for Task 1 and 250 words are required for Task 2

 

ACADEMIC WRITING

Task 1- is a chart. It can be a bar graph/ Pie Chart/ Line Graph/ Table Graph/ Flow Chart/ A process. It can also be a combination of more than one chart containing figures and details.

Task 2- is an essay topic. The topics in academic basically focus about a specific research area it can be environment/ education/ science/technology and so on..

GENERAL WRITING

Task 1- a short letter of 150 words. It can be a formal, informal or semiformal style.

Task 2- an essay topic about day to day life i.e. society, children, family, lifestyle, food, education, fashion and so on…

DIFFERENT TYPES OF IELTS ESSAY TOPICS

Let’s now have a look on different types of IELTS essays that can be asked in the exam.

  • Agree or disagree

  • Discussion

  • Compare and contrast

  • Cause and effects

  • Problems, reasons and solutions

  • Miscellaneous

Some essays can be categorized as Argumentative, Persuasive and Discursive and so on.

Now let’s move to the structure of the essay.

IELTS essay can be written with minimum of 4 and maximum of 5 paragraphs. The structure and number of the paragraphs depends on the question. Hence; it is very important to read and understand the question before writing.