Correct Format for the IELTS Essay
Do we need to use Paragraphs?
I just got my results and am really frustrated with my writing score. I got a 6.5 and need a 7. My other scores were at 8 and 9.
But I did make a big mistake by failing to separate my essay into paragraphs. It was my first time to take the test but I wasn't able to take any review courses, hence the huge mishap.
I'm thinking of requesting for a remark. Do you think I'd have a chance of getting a higher mark given that I only have one paragraph with everything in it?
Or would it be better to just retake the entire exam?
Please help. Thanks!
Is it ok to write in all capital letters for IELTS writing task 2?
Is it ok to write in all capital letters? I need to know the answer ASAP. thank you so much.
Does an IELTS essay need a title?
by Noor Azad
Is it important to write a title for the IELTS essay, just how normal academic essays have titles?
Do we need to leave a space between each paragraph?
i have a doubt ..
today i had my ielts xam ..
i forgot to leave space between each paragraph in writing section ...
will it be penalised...???
Space Between Paragraphs
I took the IELTS exam and in Task 2 I forgot to put a space on each paragraph but since I finished my essays early I decided to ask for another sheet to rewrite my task 2 essay.
Unfortunately, I did not finish copying it to the new sheet so I just crossed out everything. I submitted both task 2 essays which i forgot to put space on each paragraph and the other one that I crossed out.
Will I get penalized or my score be affected by that?
Are the margin/line space important/compulsory?
Are the margin/line space important/compulsory?
What is the affect of strike off's in writing and reading part?
what is the affect of strike off's in writing and reading part.
Can you use capitals all the way through the IELTS writing exam?
Hi IELTS forum,
Maybe a Silly question?
Can you use block capitals all the way through your writing exam?
IELTS British or American Spelling
I need a clarification with regarding to spellings during writing part, can I use american english spellings during ielts like tire (tyre), mesmerized( mesmerised), favor (favour), color (colour) instead of british english.
Does using american english reduce my ielts score? please kindly share your experience or any pointers where I can get additional info related to this topic.
Can I write a draft of my IELTS essay first?
It is a really stupid question but I don't find any proper answer on the internet.
Do you know if I am allowed to write a draft of my essay and then copy it with good hand writing to the official papers?
Would they provide me some paper sheet for the notes?
Thanks a lot
Making a draft of the Writing
Just want to ask if its possible or would we have enough time to make a draft for the writing task 1/2 before writing it down on the answer sheet? thank you.
Can we make rough notes?
by conquer ielts
Are we allowed to make rough notes in main exam
Extra paper for writing section
Can I use extra sheet of paper in writing section if I need?
Writing on only one side of the paper
Writing on just one side of the page.
I recently presented the IELTS UKVI and while writing tasks 1 and 2 I failed to realize that at the back of the writing paper I had more space to complete the writing tasks, so that I ended up writing just on one side of both pages.
I complied with the instructions, being careful about grammar, spelling and the logical expression of my ideas through the use of paragraphs, with an introduction, two body paragraphs and a conclusion.
Is this somehow going to affect my writing band score?
Extra Writing Sheets
Can any one tell me that in writing task 2 if I finished my answer sheet will i be able to get extra supplement for writing or will I have to manage with sheet which i am provided with?
Please help it fast as i am going to appear for the exam tomorrow which is on 27 august 2016.
Thanks in adnvance
Writing the Task 1 and Task 2 on the wrong answers sheets
by WAJAHAT ALI
IELTS Writing: Writing on the wrong ANSWER SHEET.
Hello, I wrote my exam today on December 10th 2016, at BC.
Exam went well enough. Unfortunately I wrote writing modules on incorrect answer sheets.
I wrote Task 1 on Task 2 answer sheet and Task 2 in Task 1 answer sheet. How will that affect my band or is that ok?
Penalty for writing Task 1 answer on Task 2 Paper
by Kevin CA
So.. during the IELTS writing, I just made the worst mistake possible. I accidentally wrote task 1 answer on task 2 paper and vice versa. The invigilator said that she will write it on the report. How will this affect my grade? Will it be penalised, or will they just give me a 0?
I left my guideline number
I wrote 5, 10, 15 and 25 to guide me how much I had written on the side of the awnser sheet. Then I forgot to remove it. Will they read these number as part of an essay? Because It will not make any sense.
Crossing out a paragraph
Today I took my academic ielts.
The question was about advantages and disadvantages of hiring elderly people.
I started very well but after I moved to my second body paragraph to talk about disadvantages I realized that I explained the positive aspects of hiring young people.
I crossed that paragraph and rewrote a new body paragraph on disadvantages of hiring older people
Do you lose points for cutting instead of erasing?
I was just running out of time that's why I didn't erase.