SUNSEA gives you useful tips to get 8 bands in Writing Test…

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You should remember that the person who is going to correct your test paper is a well qualified Examiner from IELTS authorities

Keep this in your mind when you start writing during the test .. Plan your writing with perfection….
You can make notes on the question paper, but nothing you write on the question paper will be marked.

• Analyse each task properly and spend some time making notes
• Highlight or underline key words in the tasks to make sure that you focus on what you have to do
• Plan your answers
• Use paragraphs clearly; put one idea in each paragraph
• Do not repeat ideas using different words
• Do not copy whole sentences from the question – you will receive no marks for this
• KEEP to the topic; do not write about UNRELATED subjects
• Manage your time; remember, Task 2 is worth twice as much as Task 1
• Spend approximately 20 minutes on Task 1 and approximately 40 minutes on Task 2
• Pay attention to the number of words required for each task; you will lose marks if you do not write at       least 150 words for Task 1 and at least 250 words for Task 2
• Learn to recognize how long 150 and 250 words look in your handwriting; you will not have time to        count during the test
• You must write your answers in full; answers written in note form or in bullet points will lose marks
• Pay attention to spelling, grammar and punctuation; you will lose marks for mistakes
• Avoid informal language
• Do not Memorize model answers; Examiners are WELL EXPERIENCED to recognize them and your BAND will be less
• Spend several minutes re-reading and correcting your answers

1 Comment

kipling · March 31, 2019 at 2:34 am

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