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IELTS Writing Sample

The Rise In Popularity Of The Internet

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With the rise in popularity of the Internet, newspapers will soon become a thing of the past. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

How many words? How long?

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In this contemporary world, no one is confined with the limitations of bygone age as technology has attained a sky limit which gives us enormous sources to get knowledge of this world through print media and Internet. Where the Internet source is pervading swiftly but despite of it paper media is still firm on its place due to which I partially concord with this given statement.

First and foremost, Pascal devices are the first priority of mortals due to the computerized ambience of corporate world owing to every sophisticated individual have to use computers to seek worldwide news while following their hectic schedule of different errands; as professional can have all the information within couple of minutes on their computers, gadgets and laptops instead of reading newspaper. To make this idea apparent I would like to cite an example, being a professional elite even I always prefer my laptop to have all information of the world.

Furthermore, computer has broaden its approach to other amenities as well ; such as online ticketing, browsing downloading, online shopping and so forth which make Internet superior than newspaper. Apart from that, by Internet we can get graphically and video recorded news those make seeker knowledge more clear and lively where it is not surmountable in the case of newsprint.

On the whilst, World Wide Web is still far from the many people those reside in country sides and for our aged persons because they are not aware of Internet so they could read only newspaper ; it makes newspaper importance strong in this era too. To exemplify, In 2012 survey of communication and relation ministry of India’s has shown that more than 60 % masses of cities were attuned of newspaper where this rates up surged at most 75% for villagers than Internet.

Retrospectively, I assert that both has its own inevitability but it had better to make every person cognizant about Internet so the cutting of trees could get detract which has been going on continuously to make paper as well as for the betterment of our environment.

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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.