IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice
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Academic IELTS Task 2 practice. Don't copy the essay examples. Use them for ideas or as a guide. EFL SMARTblog - http://efllecturer.blogspot.co.uk
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Writing Prompts

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Courtney Rasberry's curator insight, September 10, 2013 11:08 PM

These prompts are great! 

Connie Baques 's curator insight, September 16, 2013 3:50 PM

Great writing, or speaking, prompts!

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Seven secrets of stylish academic writing

Imagine that the editor of a widely-read magazine or, say, The Conversation has heard about your academic research and invited you to contribute an article.

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Stop and Learn English: How to write an essay in ten steps


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Joaquín Curto's curator insight, November 20, 2013 2:40 PM

Reiteration

collocation

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Academic Writing: Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay

From VOA Learning English, welcome to the Education Report in Special English. Millions of students have been taught a formula that has nothing to do with ch...
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Celebritize You's curator insight, March 17, 2013 7:58 PM

If you need help with your school, college or any academic writings, please contact me.

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Phuket IELTS Clinic: IELTS Writing Task 2 - What the Examiner Wants.

Phuket IELTS Clinic: IELTS Writing Task 2 - What the Examiner Wants. | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
To get a high score in IELTS Writing Task 2 you to need to write well, we all know that; however, this does not mean attempting to be a modern day James Joyce. Many students try too hard throwing complicated language into ...
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The EFL SMARTblog: What can we do about the environment?

The EFL SMARTblog: What can we do about the environment? | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it

You are going to 

discuss environmental issues

 

listen to someone talking about the environment

 

do a gap-fill

 

write an answer to a question related to the topic

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Students' questions - ielts-simon.com

2. My teacher told my to stick to one side of the argument for 'opinion' essays and give both sides for 'discussion' essays. Is that right?
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IELTS writing: Background knowledge importance

IELTS writing: Background knowledge importance | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
As you know, in the IELTS writing test, the academic writing paper has 2 sections. In the second part you have to write an essay about a given topic. This is often a for, against or both style.
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Compare and Contrast Map for Essay Writing

Writing a compare and contrast essay? Try using this online tool to help you in the planning stages.

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The EFL SMARTblog: Question Time Capital Punishment Debate - Are you for or against?

The EFL SMARTblog: Question Time Capital Punishment Debate - Are you for or against? | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it

You are going to
- watch a short debate about capital punishment from the BBC's Question Time programme

- practise vocabulary connected with crime

- look at some expressions connected with debating and stating opinions

- debate a topical question

- write an argument essay

 

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IELTS Writing Task 2: the 10-minute plan - ielts-simon.com

If you are struggling to improve your score for writing task 2, the solution might be to spend more time planning before you start writing. I asked the students on my most recent one-day course to spend 10 minutes planning a ...
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Sample IELTS Writing Questions for Task 2

Sample IELTS Writing Questions for Task 2 | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
View IELTS writing questions for task 2 essay writing. There also links to model answers for some of the essay questions.
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donhills's curator insight, May 1, 2014 2:45 AM

ENGLISH BRIDGE DONHILLS

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IELTS Writing Task 2: discuss both views - ielts-simon.com

Last week I asked you to share your "discuss both views" questions. I've chosen a question shared by JK: Nowadays animal experiments are widely used to develop new medicines and to test the safety of other products.
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70 useful sentences for academic writing

70 useful sentences for academic writing | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
This post contains a random collection of 70 sentence stems you can use in your academic writing.
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Assess your own essays – Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level

Assess your own essays – Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
A suggestion on how to use the Flesch Kincaid Grade Level to assess your IELTS essays for readability, sentence length and word choice
The post Assess your own essays – Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level appeared first on Dominic Cole's IELTS and Beyond.
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IELTS exam preparation advice from an English teacher

IELTS exam preparation advice from an English teacher | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
A few people have asked us about how to improve their vocabulary, writing and other skills for the IELTS exam. So, I’ve decided to share some advice I give all my IELTS students. I hope it helps you as much as it does them.
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The EFL SMARTblog: Are you always on your phone?

The EFL SMARTblog: Are you always on your phone? | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it

You are going to

listen to someone talking about the advantages and disadvantages of technology and do a gap-fill 

practise essay planning

write an argument essay

EFL SMARTblog's insight:

Essay structure practice for task 2 writing

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IELTS Writing Task 2: introduction and conclusion - ielts-simon.com

In the developed world, average life expectancy is increasing. What problems will this cause for individuals and society? Suggest some measures that could be taken to reduce the impact of ageing populations.
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IELTS Writing Task 2: 'capital punishment' topic - ielts-simon.com

Remember that you won't be able to write a good essay unless you have good ideas. ... Daily Lessons with Simon, ex-IELTS examiner ... IELTS Writing Task 2: 'capital punishment' topic ...
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Connie Baques 's curator insight, January 13, 2013 7:54 AM

Connie's insight: great wait to collect ideas about controversial topics!

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IELTS Writing Blog – Model Task 1 and 2 responses Original IELTS writing resources provided by an IELTS instructor

IELTS Writing Blog – Model Task 1 and 2 responses Original IELTS writing resources provided by an IELTS instructor | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
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IELTS writing – 10 tips | Dominic Cole's IELTS and Beyond

IELTS writing – 10 tips | Dominic Cole's IELTS and Beyond | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
10 tips for IELTS writing to improve your band score and to ensure you answer the question...
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BusinessEnglishAce's curator insight, August 3, 2014 10:01 AM

an excellent source for all IELTS questions

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IELTS Writing Samples - IELTS Writing Task 2

IELTS Writing Samples - IELTS Writing Task 2 | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
This is where you can find free IELTS Writing Samples. For IELTS Writing Task 2, you have to write at least 250 words in 40 minutes. For IELTS Writing Task 1, you have to write at least 150 words in 20 minutes.
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