Paragraphing mistake for cohesion and coherence!

You must clearly delineate your paragraphs.

There are two methods that are commonly used, the indentation method and the method where you leave a fully vacant line.  Some people combine these two methods which is ok.  The right or wrongs of either method is not the issue.  The problem with the indentation method is that the delineation of your paragraphs can become unclear particularly when the answer is hand written.  If in an exam the paragraph delineation is unclear and you will limit your marks for cohesion and coherence to a 5 regardless of how good the answer is.  Therefore, I strongly recommend that you leave a vacant line to delineate your paragraphs in a clear manner.

Indentation method
You must clearly delineate your paragraphs.  There are two methods that are commonly used, the indentation method and the method where you leave a fully vacant line.  Some people combine these two methods which is ok.  The right or wrongs of either method is not the issue.

The problem with the indentation method is that the delineation of your paragraphs can become unclear particularly when the answer is hand written.  If in an exam the paragraph delineation is unclear and you will limit your marks for cohesion and coherence to a 5 regardless of how good the answer is.  Therefore, I strongly recommend that you leave a vacant line to delineate your paragraphs in a clear manner.

indent method ielts paragraph

Method where you leave a fully vacant line
You must clearly delineate your paragraphs.  There are two methods that are commonly used, the indentation method and the method where you leave a fully vacant line.  Some people combine these two methods which is ok.  The right or wrongs of either method is not the issue.

The problem with the indentation method is that the delineation of your paragraphs can become unclear particularly when the answer is hand written.  If in an exam the paragraph delineation is unclear you will limit your marks for cohesion and coherence to a 5 regardless of how good the answer is.  Therefore, I strongly recommend that you leave a vacant line to delineate your paragraphs in a clear manner.   As well as this, leaving a blank allows you to insert words when you are proofreading your essay.

leave a blank line method ielts paragraph

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