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Lexis for IELTS Writing Task 1 – take every opportunity to show off your lexis (2)

By Tony / 10th May 2016 / 1 Comment
Free IELTS tips writing task 1

Lexis for IELTS Writing Task 1 – take every opportunity to show off your lexis. Be prepared beforehand with some less common lexical items such as …

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Paragraph building for IELTS Writing Task 2 – why this paragraph will get a high band score

By Tony / 5th May 2016 / 3 Comments
IELTS writing Task 2 band score descriptors free IELTS tips

IELTS Writing Task 2 – a detailed explanation of why my paragraph about staff uniform would get a high band score.

If you’re serious about succeeding in IELTS, learn what a high band-score answer looks like

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Live Teaching Tips for IELTS Writing Task 1 – organising your answer

By Tony / 21st April 2016 / 4 Comments
IELTS Writing Task 1 - cohesion and coherence - organising your answer

Watch a live classroom recording of me and my students talking about how to organise a task 1 question about mobile and PC ownership

If you’re serious about succeeding in IELTS, organise your Task 1 answer in a logical way

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Paragraph building for IELTS Writing Task 2 – turning a mechanical paragraph into a high band score one

By Tony / 11th April 2016 / 2 Comments
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IELTS Writing Task 2 – Watch me convert a simple paragraph into a high band score one.

If you’re serious about succeeding in IELTS, learn how to improve your cohesive devices.

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Paragraph building for IELTS Writing Task 2 – writing a simple paragraph from a plan

By Tony / 10th April 2016 / 3 Comments
IELTS writing Task 2 paragraph creation

Watch me convert a plan into a simple paragraph for IELTS Writing task 2

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Brainstorming for IELTS Writing Task 2 – using the internet to create a plan

By Tony / 7th April 2016 / 7 Comments
Brainstorming IELTS writing task 2

How to create a plan for IELTS Writing task 2

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Lexis for IELTS – take every opportunity to show off your vocabulary in Writing Task 1 (1)

By Tony / 5th March 2016 / 7 Comments
The future IELTS writing Task 1 Task 2 model answers charts tables Speaking

Lexis for IELTS – take every opportunity to show off your vocabulary in Writing Task 1

Be prepared

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Vocabulary for IELTS in Writing Task 1 processes

By Tony / 3rd March 2016 / 5 Comments
Fruit picking writing Task 1 processes

How to think of vocabulary in a Writing Task 1 process

Ask yourself questions – why questions, where questions, etc

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Referencing for IELTS Writing – the former and the latter

By Tony / 25th February 2016 / 0 Comments
Terry IELTS writing Task 1 Task 2 model answers charts tables Speaking

To get a band score 7 for C&C you need clear referencing.

Learn how to use the former and the latter

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Linking words for IELTS – on the contrary and in contrast

By Tony / 24th February 2016 / 0 Comments
IELTS Writing Task 2 linking words On the other hand

On the contrary and in contrast.

Hands up if you think they’re the same.

Think again

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