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Do you want to find specific information about different IELTS lessons?

I’ve had a lot of emailed questions and comments from students  who want to find out more about a specific lesson that they have read. If  you  want to find out more about a specific topic, please use Search by

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Want to improve your writing for IELTS Task 1 and Task 2?

Thank you readers for registering for my lessons. I’ve been COMPLETELY  BOOKED!! If you’re thinking of registering for a writing lesson, I would still love to help you though, so I  have some suggestions. Try out my ESSAY CORRECTION AND FEEDBACK SERVICE.

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How to write the balanced/neutral Task 2 essay – To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Kristina Alexanderson via Compfight I wrote a full sample essay to this type of question – see this post: Sample IELTS Task 2 essay for agree disagree. A good question came up from a reader: The question type “to what

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How to write the introduction for an essay on IELTS Task 2

The introduction should be clear and concise. It doesn’t need to be very long and grand since this is a short 250-word essay. Here’s what it should include: a paraphrase (use of different words but same meaning) of the topic

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How to write introductions quickly for IELTS Task 2 essay

You only have 40 minutes to plan and write a fully developed 250-word essay. The “meat” (most important/substantial part) of your essay is in your main body paragraphs, so you don’t want to spend too much time thinking of a

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