Essay Correction: Family Topic [Task 2]
Aug25

Essay Correction: Family Topic [Task 2]

One of my Chinese students wrote an essay on the following topic, which I corrected and am sharing here for the benefit of my website readers. You can see her essay below, as well as my edits. For practice, you may want to try marking her essay yourself! Spotting mistakes is a great way to boost your own IELTS writing skills. If you want me to mark your essay, check the information at the bottom of the page. Question: Some people...

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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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