introduction mistakes

Can you spot the three mistakes in this introduction?  Many countries are spending a huge amount of money on supporting their competitors to take part in some worldwide sports competitions. Others argue that it would be better if these countries can spend the money on children to take part in sports. To what extent do … Read more

IELTS writing exam biggest mistakes

The three biggest mistakes when taking the IELTS writing exam I have graded thousands of papers for the IELTS exam. The purpose of this article is to tell you the three major mistakes that candidates keep making in order that you may avoid them. The first problem is poor time management. About 30% of my … Read more

memorised phrases in the IELTS exam

It is common for students to express concern that the use of set formats and memorised phrases like the three types of essays recommended by ieltsanswers.com will adversely impact upon the quality of their work.  In this article, I will discuss the rational for advocating the use of the set essay formats. Recently a student asked the following question: … Read more

Writing exam: The three biggest mistakes

I have graded thousands of papers for the IELTS exam. The purpose of this article is to tell you the three major mistakes that candidates keep making in order that you may avoid them. The first problem is poor time management. About 30% of my students who write IELTS exams under timed conditions fail to complete … Read more

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