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IELTS Writing Sample

Qualities of A Good Supervisor

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What are some important qualities of a good supervisor(boss)? Use specific details and examples to explain why these qualities are important.

How many words? How long?

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Nowadays many people work under supervision of someone else in private or state organizations. There are many important qualities that are required to become good managers. Some of these important qualities of a supervisor are his behaviors towards employees and also the ability of taking care of and motivating staff.

Supervisors are people like anyone of us and that is why they have positive and negative parts in their characters. Supervisors are responsible for the well organized and productive work of their employees. That is the reason that supervisors have to own some qualities, which make them good managers.

One of the most important qualities of a good supervisor is patience. A supervisor has to be patient to his/her employees. This quality is very essential for everyone who wants to be a good supervisor. Human being is not perfect and therefore making mistakes is unavoidable. Because of this reason, a supervisor has to be patient in order to teach and train others about the important things about the specific of the job.

Other important qualities of a good supervisor are his/her tolerance, kindness and respect. A good manager has to encourage workers. He/she has to motivate employees by bonuses and increasing salaries. A good supervisor has to care about people, should believe them and pay attention to their feelings and know how to teach them. He has to be honest and willing to accept his own mistakes and tolerate with others' mistakes. A good manager not only has to be patient, but also has to trust workers so that they can become productive.

In conclusion, there are many qualities that a good supervisor should possess. However, on top of all the qualities, a good manager has to care about people, who are working under his/her supervision and to know how to encourage and motivate them.

This critique is meant for the writing from gkostova. This writing task has been reviewed and partially corrected. Please revert to the original IELTS writing before correction to understand this critique!

You were able to achieve the task by showing your opinion along with explanations.

Vocabulary is sufficient.

Paragraphs are not clearly organised. You should read part 2 of this article IELTS Preparation Writing Task 2

Compare to the original writing.

>"In order to be a better profesionalist ,there" -> "profesionalist, there".
After comma, you need to put a space not before it.
>No need to put comma here "there are some important qualities, that make".
>You need to put a comma after "In conclusion".
+Wrong "profesionalist" -> "professional".
+The second paragraph actually belongs to the introduction. After the introduction, you should give your ideas on the topic not giving more explanations as such.
+Unclear expressing: "In order to be a better profesional, there are some important qualities that make people good managers."
>you mentioned "in order to be ..." so you mean if somebody wants to become like that. Hence, in the second phrase, you should say what the requirements are to become the thing you just mentioned.
>then in the second phrase, you were talking about another thing.
+Need to understand the difference between "anyone" and "everyone".
+"good-organized" -> "well organised".
+The word "bosses" is not academic.
+"The supervisor": which supervisor?
+You have to put more attention to using "a" and "the".
+In "has to be not only patient, but also to trust": you used "not only + adjective", so you also have to use "but also + adjective".
+"we may say that" is totally not academic.

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IELTS Writing Sample

Mandatory Financial Education

IELTS Writing Sample - Task 2

Financial education should be mandatory component of the school program. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
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IELTS Writing Word Count and IELTS Writing Time

IELTS Writing Task 1:
Timing: 20 minutes
Minimum word count: 150

IELTS Writing Task 2:
Timing: 40 minutes
Minimum word count: 250

IELTS Writing Sample - Task 1

There are 2 different formats. One is for the Academic module and the other is for the General module. However, for both modules, you will have to produce a writing of 150 words based on the given information.
IELTS Writing Task 1 - General Module
You are supposed to write a letter.
IELTS Writing Task 1 - Academic Module
You will be given a task based on some pictorial or graphic information. You have to describe the information provided.
For More Details: IELTS Writing Task 1

IELTS Writing Sample - Task 2

This task is more difficult than IELTS Writing Task 1
You have to write at least 250 words and, as Task 2 is longer than Task 1, you are advised to spend approximately 40 minutes on this task and 20 minutes on the first task.
You are expected to produce a writing on a given topic and to organise your answer correctly, giving some examples to support your ideas.
For More Details: IELTS Writing Task 2

Give your writing a good structure

1) Introduction is a must. You don't believe you could get a good grade without introduction, do you?

2) Body: 3 paragraphs are also necessary. Three is a magical number. It can do wonders to your overall band score.

3) Conclusion. You do not want to infuse your examiner with a feeling of incompleteness.

A Good Outline before you write is essential

What you are going to write in your essay? Write down the key ideas as short as possible.

An outline sample
Introduction - Topic and opinion in short
Paragraph 1 - staff working conditions are important
Paragraph 2 - employers should research and improve the working conditions
Paragraph 3 - concentrating more on their product is bad
Conclusion - Short summary of paragraphs

How will your essay look like?

Is it everything?

No, the structure you have just seen is a structure for an opinion essay.

What does it mean?

It means there are many different types of essays. If you go through our website, you can see that under IELTS Writing Task 1 and Task 2, there are different categories.
You need to go through each of them and study the structure for the particular writing type.

I do know the structure of an IELTS Writing but why I didn't score high in the exam?

There are many reasons. One of the many reasons is lacking of linking words.
Did you use linking words?
They would make your structure clearer and therefore improve your overal score.

Linking Words or Transitional Words

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This is how your essay is graded

There are 4 components: Task Response, Coherence and Cohesion, Lexical Resource, Grammatical Range and Accuracy.

Task Response means to what extend your essay covers the topic. For example, if the topic is "The advantages and disadvantages of globalization", you would have to write about both aspects not just only advantages or just only disadvantages.

Coherence and Cohesion means how well your paragraphs and sentences are connected. If your first paragraph is about advantages of globalisation, you should start your second paragraph with phrases such as "Despite the advantages, there are many disadvantages we should be aware of". Otherwise, your essay is just a list of items which are not related to each other.

Lexical Resource means vocabulary and different types of sentences, simple and complex. You should be able to demonstrate your capability in using English.

Grammatical Range and Accuracy means spelling and grammar of sentences. You should be able to spell the words correctly, do not forget articles “a” and “the”, punctuations is also important.

One more important thing to know: the four criteria are equally weighted. It means that if you forgot about “Coherence and Cohesion” in your essay, you will loose 1/4 of your essay points.