Analysis of a Task 2 Academic IELTS Essay – Part 1

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To achieve a level 7 or above grade, it is important to be able to edit your own work, and this involves not only being able to spot errors but also to recognize where you can improve the coherence and range of language used. The descriptors for bands 7 and 8 are given below to … Read more Analysis of a Task 2 Academic IELTS Essay – Part 1

Analysis of a Task 2 Academic IELTS Essay – Part 2

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  This article continues the analysis of the below IELTS essay asking you to give your opinion on whether you think the current age is the best age to live in. Read the second half of the essay and then decide what changes would you make to the underlined parts. Topic: Advances in science and … Read more Analysis of a Task 2 Academic IELTS Essay – Part 2

Substitution and Avoiding Repetition

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In speaking and in writing, we try to avoid repeating words, phrases or clauses. We use substitute forms to do this. Knowledge of these forms will improve the quality of your essays as they help to avoid unnecessary repetition. This will help to make your writing style more similar to an educated native speaker’s and … Read more Substitution and Avoiding Repetition

Swoosh English IELTS Student Academic Task 2 Essay

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Hello IELTS students, Do you agree IELTS academic essay writing can be difficult to get a band score 7+? Let’s make things easier for you by showing you one of our students’ answers as well as the corrections and feedback! Can you improve this answer? What did the student do incorrectly? Writing Task 2 – … Read more Swoosh English IELTS Student Academic Task 2 Essay

Presenting an Argument and Problems and Solutions

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The purpose of this article is to help you expand your vocabulary for dealing with the Task 2 discussion and problem-solution type essays.  To achieve level 7 and above you need to show that you can develop and support an argument, clearly articulate features of the problem in question and also know how to present … Read more Presenting an Argument and Problems and Solutions

Determiners In English Are Important In Your IELTS Writing Band Score

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Determiners in English have two main functions, referring and quantifying ( determiners in English which do the latter are also called’ quantifiers’). They include words like ‘the’, this’, ‘some’, ‘each’, and ‘many’. At first sight these seem to be basic words, as even beginner leaners are likely to know these words. However, this group of … Read more Determiners In English Are Important In Your IELTS Writing Band Score

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