In this task you are asked to write a letter concerning everyday situation that you are likely to encounter while living in an English-speaking environment. For example, a letter to an accommodation officer, your employer or a friend.
The letter may be personal, semi-formal or formal. You are tested on your ability to: Your friend is celebrating her Birthday soon and has invited you to a party. But you are unable to come because you are going to attend an important meeting that day. Write a letter to your friend and thank her for the invitation; explain why you cannot come; propose to meet on other day;.
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. Go back and read the paragraph you have just written before you start the next one. You may think that this is a waste of time. The practical advice here is to select your best idea and write about that. That means not writing everything you know — leave some ideas out.
You are being tested on the quality of your English, not on the quality of your ideas. You need a simple idea that you can clearly describe and justify. To get maximum points, you should follow the standard structure.
Learn more about structuring Academic Writing task 1. Secondly, you are likely to make more mistakes and have less time to check what you wrote.
Never use informal language in academic writing or in essay. Only in general module task 1 you may be asked to write an informal letter. Thank you a lot for your lesson. Saturday, February 3rd Reply to this comment.
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I thought it was him. OR I thought it would be him. Is one form incorrect? Thursday, February 15th Reply to this comment. HI JimFawn, Both are correct. Friday, February 16th Reply to this comment. Hi Jason, The question will always make it clear what the general topic is and then you have to look for the specific question. Nice one …all the way from Nigeria…. Sunday, February 18th Reply to this comment.
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The IELTS Writing modules test your ability to produce two quite different pieces of writing in a fairly short period of time. Before applying to sit the test, you need to decide whether to take the Academic or the General Training module.
Practice your IELTS Academic writing test skills. Two practice writing tasks over a 1 hour test. Download the practice test questions and answers sheet.
Try free practise IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 and Task 2 questions, including sample answers. Time yourself and develop your Writing exam technique. The Writing Task 1 of the IELTS Academic test requires you to write a summary of at least words in response to a particular graph (bar, line or pie graph), table, chart, or process (how something works, how something is done).
IELTS General Training Writing Practice Tests. The General Training Writing test is 60 minutes long. It has two writing tasks of words and words. In Task 1, candidates are asked to respond to a situation, by writing a letter, for example, requesting information or explaining a situation. IELTS Academic Writing Task 2 is one of two writing tasks on the IELTS, which most students find to be more challenging. This guide will help you master IELTS Writing skills with how to organize your essay for IELTS Writing Task 2, the question types you'll see on test day, and our favorite practice resources.