2x Task 1 Model Essays
Jun14

2x Task 1 Model Essays

Question 1 The first chart below shows how energy is used in an average Australian household. The second chart shows the greenhouse gas emissions which result from this energy use. These two pie charts show information about household energy use in Australia and the resulting greenhouse emissions. While heating is the greatest use of energy, it is not the greatest producer of greenhouse gases. Greenhouse gases are produced by water...

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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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The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong, by Dan Pallotta
Apr24

The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong, by Dan Pallotta

Introduction Dan Pallotta is an activist who believes we need to take a different approach to charity. In his TED talk, “The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong,” he argues for a radical rethinking in terms of charities. This listening is specially designed to help you listen for numbers and learn business terms. Vocabulary Let’s start by looking at some useful vocabulary from the video. Key Vocabulary Nonprofit sector n. – the...

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