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IELTS Writing 137 | Transitions and Cohesion

Cohesion is a very important aspect of IELTS writing tasks. Cohesion is how you link all the ideas present in your work. If you want [...]

IELTS Writing 136 | From 6.5 to 7.5 – HOW?

Raza Smashes the Band 7 Barrier for Writing with a Full band Jump Raza is a graduate of medicine, continuing his studies in the UK; [...]

VIDEO: How to make comparisons

IELTS Academic 131 | How to describe numbers for Task 1

The IELTS Writing Tasks will present you with different challenges to test your skills in writing in English.  Among these challenges are some that will be presented as graphs. Sometimes this will cause us to panic. But actually it is simple to deal with.  All you need to do is look at each of the parts in the given graphs and describe one part at a time. […]

VIDEO: 3 Easy ways to get the vocabulary you need

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IELTS Writing 130 | The difference between a Band 7 and a Band 9 essay

This article will clarify the differences between an essay scoring at Band 7 and an essay scoring at Band 9. The explanation of these differences will help you to reach a higher score for Task 2 of the Academic Writing category of the IELTS exam. […]

VIDEO: Why these essays got Band 8 and these got 6.5

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IELTS Writing | 128 Extend your essays and improve your vocabulary

Using Lists to Improve the Length and Vocabulary of your IELTS Essay Among the requirements in your IELTS essay or IELTS Writing Task is the word length and among the criteria for its assessment is vocabulary. We know that sometimes we can find ourselves just short for words, and in an exam, we often don’t get much opportunity to present a better range of vocabulary. Well, here is one way to hit two birds with one stone. You can help improve your essay in both counts by simply using … lists. […]

IELTS Writing | 124 Four Ways to Use Comparisons in developing your essays for the IELTS Writing Tasks

Among the worrisome segments of the IELTS Exam is the IELTS Writing Tasks 1 and 2. That’s understandable because, since English, isn’t your first language these simple tasks of reading, understanding, brainstorming and expressing through words, become difficult challenges that you need to face for this part of the test. No need to worry. There are certain ways to make it easier to conquer these types of tests, as you will find in many other articles in this site. One way is to use “comparisons.” Let’s take a look at how we can use comparisons for the IELTS Writing Tasks. […]

IELTS Writing | 123 Getting ideas for Writing Task 2 – Essays about politics.

In this tutorial we will look specifically at getting ideas for IELTS essays about politics, we will then look at the collocations you can use to boost your score. If you are stuck for ideas, then you need to fill your head up with information about politics. Watch the TED Video below. To get the full benefit from this you will have to do the exercise, so grab a pen and let’s get started. […]