IELTS Writing: 7 top ideas/tips/ways to maximize/improve/upgrade writing score

When you write, especially for the final exam of a language course, it so often happens that you don’t get your expected score thought you have thought your Writing exam has been a good one. This can be equally true for IELTS, TOEFL, TAFE, SAT, GMAT, GRE; any course, where writing plays a big part. […]

IELTS vocabulary: 52 most common & important words; with meanings & example sentences

Since IELTS exam in an English Language Proficiency Test, it focuses on four language skills which are Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Having in-depth knowledge in English vocabulary can dramatically improve the score as this contributes up to 25% in the total score. It plays a very important role directly in Listening and Reading section. […]

IELTS Grammar: identifying simple, compound & complex sentences; with techniques, explanations & examples

Many IELTS candidates have requested me to give a post on ‘how to understand or recognize simple, compound and complex sentences’ in a very easy way. It is necessary for IELTS candidates not only to understand simple, compound and complex sentences but also know how to write them correctly. In IELTS Reading, they are used […]

IELTS General Training Task 1: informal; semi-formal & formal letter samples; with model answers

This IELTS General Training Writing Task 1 post covers three example letters. In this post you will find model answers to task 1 letters; informal, semi-formal and formal. Hopefully these samples can work as guides for your further practice. If you think the post is helpful, please follow and like us:0

General Training IELTS: how to write a Formal and an Informal letter; with structures, tips and model answers

In IELTS General Training module Task 1, you will be given the task of writing a letter to someone. There are two types of letters, formal and informal. This GT Writing Task 1 post focuses on writing an informal letter to a friend and a formal letter to a university cafeteria authority. Here, you will […]

Know your IELTS: an in-depth analysis of how to take the best preparation in IELTS exam; with tips, tricks, suggestions from previous candidates

Some of my students have appeared in the IELTS exam in recent days. When preparing for this exam, they came by a number of matters and talked to me about some important suggestions, tips, and tricks which, they think, should be shared with future IELTS candidates as they will come handy if anybody wants to […]

IELTS Writing: 10 most common mistakes in writing; with top solutions and explanations

This IELTS Writing post deals with 10 most common mistakes that candidates do in the Writing module. Most often candidates make some silly mistakes in grammar and spelling for which their expected band cannot be achieved. This post is focused to help you all to correct these 10 silly mistakes with solutions and explanations. It […]

IELTS General Training Task 1: letter writing with sample answer and bonus tips

IELTS General Training Paper has a letter writing for Task 1 with a condition of more than 150 words. There are different types of letters to write. In this post, I’m sharing a formal letter from Cambridge IELTS Series 9 General Training Paper Test B on a lost item to an insurance company. Hopefully, this will […]

IELTS Writing: Use of cohesive devices/ linkers/ connecting words/ linking words/ connectors; with example

In IELTS Writing, both in task 1 and task 2, using cohesive devices/ linkers/connecting words/connectors or linking words are very important. As IELTS exam checks a person’s ability in using the English language, the Writing exam becomes very crucial. It is because the examiner can, in fact, has an overview of the test taker’s use […]

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