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IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice
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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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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The process of writing an IELTS essay

The advice is not to think of your essay as a product, but as the result of a process of writing with the emphasis on answering the question and making sure the parts of the essay are coherent.
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Using examples to improve your paragraph coherence

Using examples to improve your paragraph coherence | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
Advice with tips and a vocabulary download on how use examples in writing to make it more coherent.
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Prison and community service sample essay

Prison and community service sample essay | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
A sample essay to download with explanations and exercises to help you write it on prison and community service. The focus is on answering the question and getting the vocabulary right.
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How to edit your writing in the IELTS exam -some practical tips

How to edit your writing in the IELTS exam -some practical tips | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
Practical advice on how two cross out and erase when you make mistakes in writing in the IELTS exam...
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IELTS Writing - Task 2 - Essay Structure

IELTS Writing - Task 2 - Essay Structure | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
In your IELTS essay, your exam maker will be looking for: Organized structure with clearly defined paragraphs; Coherent sentences that link together u...
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Cloze Test 'Should students work part-time?'

Should students work part-time? Drag the boxes onto the matching gaps.
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AWL Headwords - School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies - Victoria University of Wellington

This list contains the head words of the families in the Academic Word List. The numbers indicate the sublist of the Academic Word List. For example, abandon and its family members are in Sublist 8 of the Academic Word List.

 

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Techniques of Paragraphing in IELTS task 2 Writing

Techniques of Paragraphing in IELTS task 2 Writing | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
This is a very easy thing to do but it can have an enormous effect on the clarity of your writing and it directly affects your mark in the section on Coherence and Cohesion. I have said this for Task 1 but for Task 2 it's is even more important.
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Maria Smith's comment, July 6, 2012 3:15 AM
Nice post about <a href="http://ielts-exam-info.blogspot.com/2010/07/ielts-writing-topics.html">IELTS Writing Topics</a>. I like your writing skills
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Six Common Mistakes In ESL Writing And How To Avoid Them

Six Common Mistakes In ESL Writing And How To Avoid Them | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
Here are some of the most common errors that Non-native English writers make when writing English, with tips on how not to make them.
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sara's comment, July 6, 2012 3:15 AM

Nice post about IELTS Writing Topics. I like your writing skills




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IELTS Model Answers: How to write a good IELTS Writing Task 2

How to write a good #ielts Writing Task 2 - http://t.co/A5NP0k9N...
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Stop and Learn English: Discursive essay: taking sides

Some tips on how to write this type of discursive essay properly.


Via Mª Jesús García S.M.
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The EFL SMARTblog: Discussion / Listening / Writing - Is smacking a child ever justified?

- listen to a discussion and do a gap-filling exercise

- practise verbs used to report speech

- discuss parenting and children's behaviour

- prepare and write an IELTS task 2 question on this theme

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Reading and understanding IELTS essay questions

An overview of why it is important to read the question IELTS essays, with some simple suggestions about how to do this in the exam and a couple of quick quizzes to test your skills.
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Do ESL students benefit more from a bilingual education or from English immersion?

How to Educate ESL Students
By: Brittany Behrman
It has long been debated whether students learning English as a second language (ESL) benefit more from a bilingual education or from English immersion...

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IELTS Grammar Tip – How to use commas in your Task 1 and 2 responses

IELTS Grammar Tip – How to use commas in your Task 1 and 2 responses | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
Commas can be a challenge.  Knowing when and how to use them can be the skill that takes your writing band beyond 7.  I hope you find this short video helpful.
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Why you should plan essays in IELTS | Dominic Cole's IELTS Blog

Why you should plan essays in IELTS | Dominic Cole's IELTS Blog | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
Dominic Cole's IELTS Blog with advice, resources and practice materials for IELTS preparation in reading, writing, listening and speaking...
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Cloze Test 'Benefits of Bilingualism'

Benefits of Bilingualism - Drag the boxes onto the matching gaps.

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Sample IELTS essays | Dominic Cole's IELTS Blog

Sample IELTS essays | Dominic Cole's IELTS Blog | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
A collection of model IELTS essays using a 4 paragraph and 5 paragraph model...
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How to structure your argument essay in the case of problem and solution or cause and effect essay questions

How to structure your argument essay in the case of problem and solution or cause and effect essay questions | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it
It can be hard to write a quality cause and effect or problem and solution essay in under 300 words.  In this video, I explain how to go about doing this.
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ielts writing task 2 essay (topics)

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The EFL SMARTblog: Does more technology mean more communication?

The EFL SMARTblog: Does more technology mean more communication? | IELTS Writing Task 2 Practice | Scoop.it

1 Discuss technology and communication

2 Listen to a short radio program about technology and communication

3 Do a sentence ordering exercise

4 Discuss, plan and write an IELTS style argument essay on the question

5 Practise some information and communication technology (ICT) vocabulary with a crossword

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IELTS Writing Task 2: 'art and science' topic - ielts-simon.com

A student sent me this recent exam question: These days people pay more attention to artists (writers, painters and so on) and give less importance to science and technology. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
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