Writing Task 2 (Academic & GT)
This starter lessons tells you in simple steps how to structure and write a basic IELTS essay.
Identifying the Topic
Learn how to identify the topic of an essay question in order to help you answer it correctly.
Identifying the Task
This IELTS practice will help you identify the task of an essay question. The most important thing to make sure you answer the question.
Brainstorming and Planning
In this IELTS lesson, learn how brainstorm ideas for your essay and how to extend those ideas and create a plan.
IELTS Task Response
In this lesson we look at the dangers of not properly answering an IELTS writing task 2 essay question.
Ideas for IELTS
Candidates often worry about not having any ideas for IELTS essay topics. This gives you some advise on how to generate ideas.
IELTS Essay Introduction
This lesson explains how you should approach writing an introduction for an IELTS Task 2 essay.
Writing a Thesis Statement
The thesis statement is an important part of your essay, so this lesson explains how to write thesis statements for different essay types.
Writing clear and well-organized paragraphs is essential for your essay, so here you will learn about the basic elements that make up a good paragraph.
IELTS Essay Conclusion
Learn how to write a quick conclusion for an IELTS essay.
Your writing must be coherent, and this lesson shows you how transitions can help you to do this.
Your writing must be coherent, and this IELTS practice lesson shows you how pronouns can help you to do this
Substitution for Coherency Band 7
Learn how to use synonyms in IELTS to boost your coherence and writing quality.
How to get an IELTS Writing band 7
There is no quick way to achieve this, but this lesson provides some general guidance on what is required to get an IELTS band 7 in the writing module.
Band 7 Transitional Phrases for Essays
Learn about useful phrases that can be used to improve the sophistication of your writing in argumentative essays.
How to Score IELTS Band 8
This lesson tell you more about how the scoring works for band 8 writing and how long it can take you to get a band 8.
Problem Solution Essays
Learn how to write a problem solution essay for the IELTS test - a quick method that will produce a well-organized answer.
IELTS Opinion Essays
Get an overview of the various types of essay that ask for your opinion in the test.
Advantage Disadvantage Essay
This lesson shows you how to write an IELTS advantage disadvantage essay that requires you to give an opinion.
A Complex Essay Question
This lesson shows you how to answer a more complex IELTS essay question that does not have a straightforward 'task' given to guide you.
Personal Pronouns in Essays
Can you use personal pronouns such as 'I', 'our' and 'we' in IELTS essays? Find out more in this lesson.
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