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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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Assess your own essays – Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level

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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

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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'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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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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IELTS Writing Task 2: how to use your 40 minutes - ielts-simon.com

You have 40 minutes for task 2, so try organising your time in the following way. Please note that these are suggestions, not rules. First 10 minutes. Read the question and make sure you understand what it is asking you to do.
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Advanced Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English

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"This site provides instructions for writing essays in English for a US academic audience. This site also contains academic essays by ESL and EFL students writing in English for university level classes."

 

Shona Whyte:

Erlyn Baack, ESL writing instructor, ITESM, Quertaro Campus (Mexico) maintains the site http://eslbee.com on advanced composition for non-native speakers of English: advice, examples and exercises for academic writing for intermediate learners and beyond.

 

Here's a review by Jennifer Banton (University of Quebec, Montreal)

"Advanced Composition is a clean looking unified site. It is well planned and easy to follow. There is no advertising to clutter the pages, and all images are directly related to the sites' content and purpose. The audience is specified, and the stated goals are achieved. The author takes great care to cite secondary information, and he includes useful links to related sites. All of this sets a very much appreciated formal and academic tone. In comparison to other Online Writing Labs, Advanced Composition stands out as one of the few which offers higher order writing instruction, including university level sample writing."

 

Via Vanessa Vaile of Blogging English.


Via Shona Whyte
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IELTS Writing Task 2 conclusions: how to write a conclusion to your IELTS essay

What you should include in an IELTS Writing Task 2 conclusion
Following on from my post last week about how to write an introduction, I’d like to show you what information you should include in an IELTS Writing Task 2 conclusion, i.e.
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IELTS Writing Task 2 introductions: how to write an introduction to your IELTS essay

What you should include in an IELTS Writing Task 2 introduction
In this post, I’d like to show you what information you should include in an IELTS Writing Task 2 introduction, i.e. the first paragraph of an IELTS essay.
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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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EFL SMARTblog: Capital Punishment Debate - for or against?

EFL SMARTblog: Capital Punishment Debate - for or against? | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
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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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The EFL SMARTblog: What's the point of university?

The EFL SMARTblog: What's the point of university? | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it

- listen to people comparing university education with work experience

- do 2 listening comprehension exercises

- discuss and write about education

 

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How to write a band 7 essay for IELTS

A download lesson to help you write band 7 essays by understanding what the band descriptors really mean...
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Steps to IELTS Band 7 Writing

Steps to IELTS Band 7 Writing | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
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