IELTS Writing Word Limits
What if I exceed the maximum word limit?
What will happen if, in writing, I exceed the words more than the maximum limit?
IELTS Task 2 - Wrote Less than 250 Words
I just had my IELTS exam and everything went pretty well. Altough my preparation was very efficient in the exam i couldnt manage to finish Writing Task 2 (wrote about 220 words). I think my writing is pretty average. Does anybody know how much influence this could have on my writing band score? And is it still possible to get a 6?
Incomplete IELTS Writing Task 2
Hello IETLS buddy,
I wrote task 1 to full content with proper representation of the facts.
In the case of task 2 which is essay, I was asked an agree or disagree question. I wrote an intro of 4 lines. One paragraph on an opinion of agreement and one paragraph on disagreement.
But due to shortage of time, I couldn't write the conclusion for the same. And I fear I don't fulfill the word limit criteria as in my opinion, I only wrote 1 and half side of the page which results to 160 words approx.
How much can I expect to achieve? Will I atleast get a band score of 6 and above?
What are the maximum IELTS writing word limits?
by noel - anu
I am not familier with the IELTS exams. In acadamic writing part 1 we have to write 150 words and part two 250 words. what is the maximum number of words we could write. I looked at few examples but couldn't get the idea of how many maximum words to write
What is the IELTS word length penalty?
Please tell me how much of the overall writing band can i lose if i write under the word limit?
My essays had proper grammar and vocabulary, and i did not go off topic. However, my words were about 130 for Task 1 and 200 for Task 2.
Will i be able to get at least 6 bands now in the writing section?
IELTS Penalty - less than minimum words
can i still get a 6.0 without writing 250 words in writing task 2 ielts and 150 words in task 1?
What happens if a student writes less than the minimum word lengths?
by Gurbuz Asici
I've been searching online for a couple of days now and couldn't find the accurate information about the problem that I'm having. The problem is IELTS students are supposed to write at least 150 words for the 1st task and supposed to write at least 250 words for the 2nd task.
However, what happens if a student writes less than those numbers? How much points should be taken away and where should it be taken? Is there a chart or a scale to guide me about this?
Writing too many words in IELTS Task 2
When doing task 2 I often find myself writing 300 words or (way) more but there is not much I can cut or it would lose coherence.
I usually make it within the time limit of 40 minutes.
I am aware there is only a lower limit in writing, however, my concern is that I would get penalized because of the exceeding number of words.
Please let me know if I should work more on my ability to synthesize for a better assessment.
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