IELTS Writing Task 2: How to Organise Your Answer


Use the following guide to plan, organise and paragraph an essay in IELTS Writing Task 2. This applies to both General Training and Academic IELTS Writing modules, but there are different ways of organising an answer depending on the question type. First paragraph: Introduction Key technique: Don’t begin with your thesis statement. Never begin an essay […]

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IELTS Writing Task 2: Problem/Solution Essay with Sample Answer


Task 2 Question The internet has transformed the way information is shared and consumed, but it has also created problems that did not exist before. What are the most serious problems associated with the internet and what solutions can you suggest? Model Answer There is no doubt that the internet has revolutionised communication and information-sharing […]

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Informal & Formal Vocabulary for IELTS


The informal words below are best avoided in Academic IELTS. The neutral words are ‘fine’ for the Speaking module, but you really should learn the formal equivalents if you want to score highly in the Academic Writing module. Informal (Avoid) Neutral (Spoken) Formal (Written) Stuff Things Items, Possessions Folks Family Relatives Kids (younger) Babies, Children […]

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