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Useful websites for general knowledge on topics for IELTS

Ed Yourdon via Compfight I have students that are worried that they may not know enough general knowledge on certain topics. They may know a lot about entertainment or information technology, but they may not know anything at all about

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Writing a cohesive paragraph

A  cohesive paragraph means that your paragraph is fully developed  logically with clear progression of ideas and supporting details. Sentences are ordered in a way that’s very easy to understand and are linked with transitional phrases. Have a look at

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Sample IELTS Task 2 essay for agree or disagree

‘Nino” Eugene La Pia via Compfight I had written out an outline for this Task 2 question: Many children these days have an unhealthy lifestyle. Both schools and parents are equally responsible for solving this problem. To what extent do

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Task 2 Sample model essay – Reducing unemployment with mobile phones

In a previous post I wrote about how to answer this agree or disagree question: Some people argue that the government should give every unemployed person a mobile phone and should make sure they have access to the Internet. They

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Sample model essay for Task 2 – discuss and give opinion

Mike via Compfight In my last post I wrote about how to organize an answer for this Task 2 question: Successful sports professionals can earn a great deal more money than people in other important professions. Some people think this

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Essay for IELTS Task 2 – Discuss and give opinion questions

For Task 2, you may get a question asking you to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a topic  or two different views of an issue and your opinion. It’s important that you identify this type of question (please see

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IELTS Task 2 essay – Reducing unemployment with mobile phones

Here’s an approach to the following Task 2 question: Some people argue that the government should give every unemployed person a mobile phone and should make sure they have access to the Internet. They believe this is the best way

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IELTS Task 2 – Writing your essay in 40 minutes

Alex Eylar via Compfight You have 40 minutes to answer Task 2 of the IELTS writing module so time management is essential! How do you manage your time in the essay writing part? It all depends on each individual, so

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Sample IELTS Task 2 Essay – Suggesting Measures

Neil Kremer via Compfight I previously wrote about approaching and organizing this essay question: More and more city workers are deciding to live in the country and travel into work everyday. The result is increased traffic congestion and damage to

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Analyzing Task 2 Essay questions – Examples

If you read my post on How to Analyze the Task Question, you’ll see how to identify the topic key words , claim and call-to-action parts of a question. Here are the answers to the sample task questions from that post.

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