Practice makes perfect when it comes to IELTS Writing. Luckily, we have a huge selection of IELTS Writing practice questions for you on this site.
There are two tasks in the Writing section of IELTS: Task 1 requires you to write 150 words describing a diagram or set of data; Task 2 is a discursive essay of 250 words. You must complete both tasks in one hour and you will be give a score of 0-9 on these four attributes: Task Achievement, Coherence and Cohesion, Grammar, and Vocabulary. Read more about the IELTS Writing test here.
Each of these IELTS writing practice questions comes with a Band 8 or 9 model answer and my explanation of how it achieves that score. Time to get started!
Full list of IELTS Writing practice questions and sample answers
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?
The free movement of goods across national borders has long been a controversial issue. Some people argue that it is necessary for economic growth, while others claim that it damages local industries. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
Download a practice version of the IELTS Writing answer sheet
In the IELTS Writing test, you will need to write your answers on paper by hand. It's a good idea to practice this several times before taking the actual test. My practice version of the official IELTS Writing answer sheet includes double-spaced lines for easier editing and correction, plus a space for teacher feedback at the end. Download it from here.
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