Overviews in IELTS Writing Task 1

An important requirement in IELTS Writing Task 1 is the presence of an overview. When describing visual information, candidates need to be able to mention what the chart, table, graph, or diagram is about, through a summarising statement. This statement should not contain any details or figures, although there may be some exceptions. What your examiner needs […]

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How to write a conclusion in IELTS Writing Task 2

Ending your essay can be quite a challenge for many candidates and I wrote an article about this recently. I have noticed some difficulty among students in finishing off arguments at the end of IELTS Writing Task 2. The problems tend to be: ending the writing abruptly eg. In conclusion, these are the reasons why […]

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Conclusions in IELTS Writing Task 2

A high-scoring IELTS essay would normally have an appropriate conclusion at the end of the writing. Without this, candidates will not be able to obtain a very high band in their essay. A rounding-off paragraph or your conclusion does not have to be lengthy nor should it be too short. Usually one or two complex sentences will do. […]

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