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.
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.
In many countries, today insufficient respect is shown to older people. What do you think may be the reasons for this? What problems might this cause in society?
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
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?
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?
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.
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.
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 […]
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