IELTS Writing : 5 reasons you are scoring low

ways to improve scores on IELTS writing section

After working with more than 3000 students who were preparing for IELTS General Training module, we have observed even candidates with proficient Listening, Reading and Speaking skills are stuck at 6.5 bands in Writing. Why is it so? We have observed a few patterns the way you approach these essays and have compiled the most common reasons below.

IELTS Reading : 5 tips to boost your scores

improve scores on IELTS Reading section

Over the past few years, we have observed that many students preparing for IELTS fail to score in Reading Section. With our experience of training more than 3000 students all over the world, we have noted specific tricks that can boost your Reading scores by at least 1 band.

Sample Letter for IELTS Writing Task 1

IELTS letter on problem in your neighbourhood

There is a problem on a road outside your home.

Write a letter to your local councilor. In your letter
Introduce yourself
Explain what the problem is;
tell the councillor; what you would like to be done

IELTS Essay on Using Mobile

IELTS essay on using mobile phones

While mobile phones have many advantages, a number of problems have also resulted from them or the ways in which they are used.
What are some of these problems?
What solutions can you suggest for solving these problems?

Letter to the Editor: IELTS Writing Sample

IELTS letter about to newspaper editor

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?

IELTS Letter To a Friend

IELTS letter about holidays with a friend

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.

Useful Vocabulary for IELTS: Collocations in writing 3

IELTS vocabulary collocations

The speaking section examiner test your factors such as Fluency and Coherence, Lexical Resources, Grammatical Range and Accuracy, and Pronunciation. Here, we have decided to publish samples by our students which can guide students preparing for IELTS online.

Why are you scoring 6.5 in IELTS Writing every time?

Before going through the reasons for your 6.5 bands, let’s talk about in essay writing in general. Most of you have painful memories of writing an essay in schools. Try to recall the experience. Out of the twenty minutes for essay writing, you spent 10 minutes thinking about a great introduction and writing some scrappy […]

IELTS Writing Format: Academic and General

IELTS writing section

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