Use the IELTS Writing Topics to write as many essays as you need. Look at the questions and become familiar with topics you would get on the real exam. If you want to do your best on the exam you should practice more.
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The samples of IELTS essays below will give you a better idea of how to turn your essay into a well-structured, complete-length essay.
The more practice you get, the more comfortable you become with the sort of questions you would get, the better you are going to do on the future exam.
Even if today you believe you're a bad writer, you can discover how to handle your essay and make it much more efficient. Add some of the winning components by exploring the examples below.
To convert the Band 7 example essay to Band 8, further improvements would be needed in grammar range and accuracy, clarity and a better relationship between the ideas, and a greater variety of suitable higher-level vocabulary.
You'll have to write an almost ideal essay to do that in IELTS writing.
We will examine what you are labeled for each criterion in order to understand how we can score IELTS band 7+:
In order to achieve IELTS band 7+ for Task Response / Achievement, you need to answer all parts of the topic.
You need to develop and support your ideas very well. If something is unclear or not well supported in your essay, you can't get 7+.
Your writing should also be very easy to read and all aspects of it are managed properly in order to ensure Coherence and Cohesion. You can't get a band 7+, therefore, with one single error.
There will also be a level of sophistication. If you have a lot of simple linking words like firstly, secondly, thirdly, for instance, for example, you are less likely to receive a 7+.
This can be good for a six-and-under essay, but a great writer is able to combine ideas that do not appear to be noticeable or mechanical.
You must also think about your vocabulary when you plan on scoring IELTS band 7+, as the examiner expects to see a large range of words that are so prominent.
You should use words that are not common in an everyday conversation.
However, it is pointless to learn many high-level words unless you can use them without making mistakes because mistakes are rare for a 7+ candidate
Again, as with the vocabulary, the candidate for a band 7+ makes just a few mistakes in the entire essay, which are only minor, not quite apparent or confusing, errors.
An interesting mix of complex grammar structures will also have to be produced.