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IELTS Writing Sample

Should Governments Take Care Of Disadvantaged People

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Some argued that government should take care of the disadvantaged people such as unemployment and needy. Discuss it and give your opinion.

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This truth is universally acknowledged fact that problem of food and unemployment in some countries has gained a depressing magnitude. Government of any country can make or mar the lives of the country men. It is believed that this is responsibility of the government to look after the people in their difficult phase of lives. I totally agreed with the above statement because of the following reasons.

In order to justify my point of view, I would like to state that, People make the government for their own benefits. For instance, The constitution of India has a "slogan" that Indian government is "by the people, for the people and of the people. Thus, I is clear for this example that the election of government only occur to satisfy and satiates the requirement of the citizens of that country.

To strengthen my point of view further, I would like press upon the fact that, People pay an enormous amount of taxes every year. Take Australia, for instance, people of Australia pay a significant part of their wages as tax, such as income tax, carbon tax, toll tax and so on.These people honestly fulfill all the requirement yearly, with respect to that, Government earn a huge amount of funds every year. Therefore, it become prime duty of the government to provide a proper help whenever these people need in the hard time of their lives. Hence, the above example proves that, government should always be there for the inhabitants of their country.

However, some people are of the view that, with help of government people get lazy and lethargic. they never learn to overcome from their hardship of lives. But I am at the variance of this statement,as I believed that these little help by government gives us an opportunity and way out to combat the problem.

Eventually, keeping all the above in consideration, I would like to conclude that, with the prodigious efforts of the government, any country can embark the paradigm of excellence and epitome of perfection.

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IELTS Writing Sample

Mandatory Financial Education

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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.