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IELTS Writing Task 2: Complete Guide

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IELTS Writing Task 2: Sample Answers

The must-read page for band 8.0 sample answers of the common question types.

Learn the requirements for each task type with suggested structure.

Downloadable PDFs for each sample answer.


IELTS Writing Task 2: Grading

How your answer is graded according to the public band descriptors. Tips on how to understand the question.


IELTS Writing Task 2: Planning Your Answer

Why it’s essential to plan your answer and manage your time.

Strategies on how to plan with emphasis on how to structure (organize) your answer. 

IELTS Writing Task 2: Introduction

What to include and not include in your introduction.

How to paraphrase the statement and write a thesis statement which includes your position.

IELTS Writing Task 2: Body Paragraphs

How to structure your body paragraphs with a topic sentence and supporting details.

A step-by-step guide on what examiners are looking for.

IELTS Writing Task 2: Conclusion

The importance of a clear and specific conclusion.

Learn what to include and not include and what examiners are looking for.

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