A Global Language: Band 9 Sample Essay
Apr30

A Global Language: Band 9 Sample Essay

Here’s a recent IELTS Writing Task 2 question and a sample Band 9 answer: Question Scientists say that in the future humanity will speak the same language. Do you think this is a positive or negative social development? Sample Answer One of the consequences of globalization is that even though there are more humans on the earth, the number of languages spoken is decreasing. As nomadic people and small tribes are assimilated into the...

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Annotated IELTS Essay
Apr12

Annotated IELTS Essay

Recently, I’ve given my readers a few guides to writing a good IELTS Writing Task 2 essay. It want to make sure that all the people using this website are able to boost their IELTS Writing band score, so I’m going to continue giving free tips and advice, as well as example essays. Today, I’m going to give you a sample band 9 essay for the following question: Some people say that excessive noise should be a criminal...

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Planning IELTS Writing Task 2 Structure
Apr09

Planning IELTS Writing Task 2 Structure

It is important to be able to structure your IELTS Writing Task 2 structure, or else you will struggle to get a high band score. However, doing this isn’t necessarily very difficult. You can learn and practice some simple structures that will allow you to get a higher writing score. Question Read the following question. Think about what it is asking you to do. A growing number of people feel that animals should not be exploited...

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Developing a Topic Sentence
Apr08

Developing a Topic Sentence

It is so important to be able to develop a topic sentence in the IELTS Writing Exam. If you can’t support your main idea with explanation or examples, you simply aren’t fulfilling the requirements for coherence and cohesion. This is a difficult skill to master, but there are ways to practice it. Practice Look at the following topic sentences. Try to write two supporting sentences for each one. In many countries, schools...

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Sample Task 2 Essay
Mar21

Sample Task 2 Essay

Today I will give you a sample answer for an IELTS Writing Task 2 question about the environment: Some people claim that not enough of the waste from homes is recycled. They say that the only way to increase recycling is for governments to make it a legal requirement. To what extent do you think laws are needed to make people recycle more of their waste? I think this is a pretty interesting question, and yet a little difficult to...

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