We at Career Care meet students preparing for IELTS from all over the world. It is interesting to observe that some of the mistakes in the Writing section of most of the students are similar despite the cultural variety and educational system. Based on our observations, we have shortlisted 5 ways to boost your IELTS writing scores that can work for anyone who is preparing for IELTS tests.
There is a problem on a road outside your home.
Write a letter to your local councilor. In your letter
Explain what the problem is;
tell the councillor; what you would like to be done
You are experiencing financial problems and want to ask your landlord if you can pay your rent late. Write a letter to your landlord.
In your letter explain:
Why you are writing to him.
Why you cannot pay the rent.
When you will pay the rent.
You recently went on a trip with your friend and you both took some photographs.
Write a letter to your friend. In your letter
Ask your friend to send you one of the photographs. Explain why you need that particular photograph. And tell your friend what happened to your copy of it.
You recently read an article in newspaper about someone you know personally. You found some information is wrong.
Write a letter to the editor to inform him about it. Use following points:
What is the article about?
What is the error?
What you expect an editor to do?
You and some friends ate a meal at a restaurant to celebrate a special occasion, and you were very pleased with the food and service.
Write a letter to the restaurant manager. In your letter
You bought a TV a week ago but when you got home you discovered it did not work properly. You called customer service to report the problem but you have not yet received any help.
Write a letter to the company and in your letter: introduce yourself; explain the problem
and state what action you would like from the company
You are about to go on a vacation. A friend from another town shall come and stay in your apartment.
Write a letter to this friend. In your letter
Explain where your friend can get the key to the apartment.
Give your friend some instructions about using your apartment. Recommend some place to go
Writing section on IELTS is the last one after Listening and Reading sections respectively. There are two Writing tasks and BOTH must be attempted to get the final score in the writing section. The writing Task 1 may vary based on the module of the IELTS: Academic or General Training
Last month you had an overseas holiday with some friends where you stayed at their house. They have just sent you some holiday photos.
Write a letter to your friends.
In your letter: Thank them for the holiday and the photos. Explain why you didn’t write earlier. Invite them to come and stay with you.