Examiner feedback on essay writing problems

FEEDBACK ON ERRORS WITH ESSAY WRITING AN ISSUE WITH TASK RESPONSE The topic is about making noise that impacts on others whereas this example is about noise that is controlled and not impacting on others – tangential to topic). Some people think that there should be some strict controls about noise. Others think that they … Read more


Model answers for Cambridge IELTS Book 14 Task 2 Essays. [book 15 answers here] Written by Mike Wattie, IELTS examiner and author. Some people believe that it is best to accept a bad situation, such as an unsatisfactory job or shortage of money. Others argue that it is better to try and improve such situations.Discuss … Read more

IELTS 2 question essay model answer

IELTS 2 QUESTION ESSAY In many countries, the quality of life in large cities is becoming worse. What are the causes of this problem? What measures do you think should be taken to tackle this problem? MODEL ANSWER: It has been noticed that in a lot of nations the standard of living is decreasing.  This … Read more

ielts essay introduction problems

Bad first impression in your writing? Avoid these two common problems. The first issue in the essay below is that the writer has failed to paraphrase the topic. This makes an extremely bad first impression with the examiner that will be difficult to shake off. As well as this, it has an extremely negative influence … Read more

future ielts essay question model

MODEL ESSAY FOR A FUTURE IELTS ESSAY QUESTION  Some people think that in the future lots of changes will occur that will improve our society. Do you agree or disagree? What kind of changes will occur? As a result of developments that are taking place, many people believe that life will become better.  This essay … Read more

Interpreting IELTS writing topics

CAN YOU CORRECTLY INTERPRET THIS TOPIC’S NUANCES? Correctly interpreting the topic is really important and can have a huge impact on your score.  The topic sets the boundaries or scope of your answer.  The higher your required score the closer you need to remain within those boundaries.  However, this can be quite hard as there … Read more

How to Improve cohesion and coherence

Make a plan before you start writing If you have a solid plan before you start writing you will make sure that you are on topic and that you have an appropriate structure for your essay. It is essential that you respond to the question that is asked. Learn more about planning. Use sequencing words and … Read more

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