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Task 2 IELTS writing lessons

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6 common errors when writing an introduction to IELTS Task 2

When writing an introduction to your Task 2 essay, there are a number of points you need to include (take ...
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Analysing IELTS Task 2 writing questions

Before you can being preparing your answer to a Task 2 topic, you need to be sure you have fully ...
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Analysing paragraphs for Task 2 IELTS – lesson 1

We have already posted a number of pages about improving your writing in the IELTS test (see Writing more academically, ...
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Analysing paragraphs for Task 2 IELTS – lesson 2

Analysing paragraphs for Task 2 IELTS - lesson 2 We have already posted a number of pages about improving your ...
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Avoiding pronouns in Task 2 writing

As you probably know, it is important to write formally in Task 2, using an academic writing style (even in ...
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Common errors in IELTS writing – ‘government’

Using the correct words in your IELTS test can make the difference between succeeding and having to resit the test, ...
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Comparison and contrast in Task 2

Comparison and contrast in IELTS Task 2 writing

To present your ideas and opinions clearly, it is important to know how to accurately use comparison and contrast in ...
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Getting ideas for IELTS Task 2

With only 40 minutes to read the question, get ideas, plan your essay, write the essay and then proofread your ...
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Phrases to use and phrases to avoid in Task 2 IELTS writing

Giving examples in Task 2 IELTS writing

In Task 2 writing, you are required to give examples to support and develop your point of view. Here are ...
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IELTS Task 2 avoiding emotional language

A common error in the IELTS test is not writing in a formal, academic manner for Task 2. In this ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 001

All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You should spend about 40 minutes on this ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 002

All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You should spend about 40 minutes on this ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 003

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 3 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 004

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 4 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 008

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 8 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 009

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 9 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 010

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 10 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 011

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 11 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 012

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 12 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 013

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 13 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 014

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 14 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 015

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 15 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 016

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 16 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 017

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 17 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 018

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 18 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 019

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 19 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 020

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 20 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 021

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 21 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 022

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 22 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 023

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 23 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 024

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 24 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 025

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 25 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 026

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 26 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 027

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 27 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 028

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 28 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 029

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 29 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 030

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 30 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 031

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 31 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 032

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 32 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 033

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 33 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 034

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 34 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 035

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 35 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 036

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 36 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 037

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 37 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 038

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 38 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 039

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 39 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 040

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 40 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 041

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 41 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 042

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 42 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 043

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 43 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 044

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 44 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 045

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 45 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 046

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 46 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing more academically

To write a good Task 2 essay for IELTS, you need to know how to write more formally and to ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 5 Essay 1

Band score: approximately 5.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below has been rated purely based on the public IELTS descriptors ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 5 Essay 2

Band score: approximately 5.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below has been rated purely based on the public IELTS descriptors ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 5 Essay 3

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 5 Essay 3

Band score: approximately 5.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below has been rated purely based on the public IELTS descriptors ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 6 Essay 1

Band score: approximately 6.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below has been rated purely based on the public IELTS descriptors ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 6 Essay 2

Band score: approximately 6.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below has been rated purely based on the public IELTS descriptors ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 6 Essay 3

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 6 Essay 3 Band score: approximately 6.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 5 Essay 3

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 7 Essay 1

Band score: approximately 7.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below has been rated purely based on the public IELTS descriptors ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 7 Essay 2

Band score: approximately 7.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below has been rated purely based on the public IELTS descriptors ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 7 Essay 3

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 7 Essay 3 Band score: approximately 7.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 8 Essay 1

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 8 Essay 1 Band score: approximately 8.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 8 Essay 2

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 8 Essay 2 Band score: approximately 8.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below ...
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IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 8 Essay 3

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 8 Essay 3

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 8 Essay 3 Band score: approximately 8.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below ...
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Linking words for IELTS – exercise 1

We recommend reading the 'Linking words' page before attempting this exercise. Using linking words effectively and accurately is essential if ...
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Linking words for IELTS – exercise 2

We recommend reading the 'Linking words' page before attempting this exercise. Using linking words effectively and accurately is essential if ...
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Linking words for IELTS writing

So, yet and because are three basic examples of linking words - words which allow you to put together ideas ...
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Paraphrasing in IELTS

Paraphrasing in IELTS

Being able to paraphrase (express the same meaning using different words) is a very useful skill for the IELTS writing ...
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Phrases to avoid in Task 2 IELTS writing

Phrases to use and phrases to avoid in Task 2 IELTS writing

There are a number of IELTS preparation institutions that will teach you set phrases to use in IELTS writing test ...
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Planning Task 2

After you have analysed the question and brainstormed some ideas, your next step is to plan your answer. For the ...
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Preparing the Task 2 answer Seven tips

Here are the 7 steps you should take to plan your answer for IELTS writing Task 2. To illustrate the ...
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Supporting and opposing the topic in Task 2

With many IELTS Task 2 writing topics, you are asked to give your opinion on a subject. A common mistake ...
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Task 2 IELTS writing – the basics

Before you begin this lesson, you will need to know the meaning of the words below as they are part ...
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Task 2 IELTS writing – the basics Page 2

Before starting this lesson, make sure you've seen page 1. On the previous page, you answered some questions about Task ...
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Task 2 IELTS writing – the basics Page 3

Before starting this lesson, make sure you've seen page 1 and page 2. In the final page in this lesson, ...
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The 3 parts of a Task 2 IELTS writing question

Task II writing questions can often be divided into different parts. Commonly, these are: 1. a situation which is generally ...
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Types of Task 2 essay

The four types of IELTS Task 2 essay

There are four IELTS Task 2 types in the writing test (Academic Module and General Training), and it is important ...
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Using the correct register in the IELTS test

'Register' is the level of language and sentence structure that you use in your IELTS writing. There is a significant ...
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What to do if you don’t understand Task 2

As you may already know or have read about on our site, we recommend starting with Task 2 in the ...
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Writing a conclusion to a Task 2 essay

In Task II, your concluding sentence should summarise your argument as presented in the essay, but ideally should also end ...
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Writing about cause and effect in IELTS

In the IELTS writing test, thinking of cause and effect allows you to extend your ideas and justify your opinions ...
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IELTS writing

Writing an introduction for Task 2 IELTS

Writing an introduction for Task 2 IELTS In Task 2, the first paragraph of your essay, the introduction, is very ...
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Writing good body paragraphs for IELTS Task 2

Writing good body paragraphs for IELTS Task 2 In Task II, your essay should be composed of three distinct sections: ...
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Writing good topic sentences for IELTS

To write in a clear and logical way, the first sentence of your paragraph should define what the rest of ...
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