IELTS Writing Practice Tests

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IELTS Writing Practice Tests

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the distribution of marks for writing task 1 and writing task 2?

Task 2 makes up 66% of the total writing marks while Task 1 makes up 33% of the score.

How does writing task 1 differ for Academic and General module of IELTS?

For writing task 1, the academic test has a graph, chart, diagram or map that has to be analysed and explained while the general test has a letter that has to be written according to the question given.

How should I practise for writing task 2?

Learn the possible types of essay questions. Also learn the structure for every type of essay. Learn topic related vocabulary. Check the essay written for possible spelling mistakes and grammatical errors.

What are the golden rules to be followed while writing an essay?

The introduction paragraph should contain the paraphrased information from the question, the overview/opinion statement and the thesis statement. Each of the body paragraphs should contain one central idea, supporting ideas and examples.

How long should the essay be?

The essay should be of 250 words, probably less than 300 words. But any essay less than 250 words will result in poor scores.

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