For above a band 7 you will need IELTS vocabulary, this page shares some useful strategies and sources to improve your lexical resource.
To improve your opinion forming skills, check out the BBC, get a rough overview of the current affairs in each topic. For example, at the moment, regarding the environment the main topic is climate change -could you write 250 words about global warming? Likewise for the topic of technology, what do you know about artificial intelligence? You don’t have to be an expert but you do need to have an opinion, and that can only come from getting informed about the topics.
In summary it is advisable to be well versed with current affairs, have a global view of events, and bit of knowledge about each topic.
IELTS writing tips
The writing part of the IELTS can prove to be a little overwhelming; especially, if you don’t know how to approach it. Below is a list of writing tips to help you feel less overwhelmed.
IELTS writing samples
If you aren’t quite sure how to approach your writing section of the IELTS and want some ideas from those who have succeeded click here.
IELTS essay topics with answers
IELTS essays are a great opportunity for you to show off your English abilities in written form. We have put together a great archive of IELTS essay topics with the answers!
Essay writing topics
Practice is truly the mother of preparation, why not make sure you are ready to tackle the IELTS essay by going through ourlistof essay topics you might encounter during the exam.
Sample 19 IELTS Essays and 240 Task Questions Ebook
4 New Task 2 Questions (Education)
Q1. Do you agree with the following statement: home schooling protects students from a number of challenges faced by non-home- schooled children?
Q2. Does distant learning make it easier for students to balance their everyday lives?
Q3 Learning in one’s native tongue yields better school scores than learning in a medium language.
Do you agree or disagree? Argue your point of view.
Q4: Should there be a variety of learning methodologies implemented within the school learning
The two reasons why students fail IELTS:
English Language Skills
Did you know you can have excellent English language skills and still fail IELTS?
HOW CAN YOU BE GOOD IN ENGLISH AND STILL FAIL? -That’s unfair.
Well if it is impossible to understand your argument because of poor spelling and grammar, then the examiner does not know if you answered with the correct Task Response.
So the best way to prepare is to discover where your mistakes are so you don’t make them again.
And the only way to discover where your mistakes and where you lose points is to get feedback on your essays.
This way you start a positive cycle of improvement.
IELTS Exam Skills
How to overcome “MY MIND GOES BLANK” when facing an IELTS Task Two question.
How to organise your thoughts into strong coherent paragraphs.
How to write at least 250 words in 40 minutes on a topic you probably have zero interest in!
Unless you have solved these problems you will continue to fail IELTS.
I know this because I have helped hundreds, possibly thousands of IELTS students pass IELTS (I’ll explain more later in this page), and I can help you pass too.