An introduction to

The IELTS Writing test.

In this section, the overview of IELTS wirting test is discussed and the task types demonstrated. Strategies are suggested for improving the writing score.

About IELTS Writing Test.

The IELTS writing test has 2 tasks; Task 1 and Task 2 and candidates have one hour to complete. For Task 1, candidates have 20 minutes to write minimum 150 words, and for task 2, they spend 40 minutes writing an essay of 250 words.

In Task 1, candidates have to write a report describing a table, chart, graph, diagram or process using evidence from visual information.

In Task 2, candidates have to write an essay describing a problem, response, or an opinion on typical topics.

IELTS Writing

Marking the writing module

In task 1, you are assessed on:

  • Task Achievement – This assesses how appropriately, accurately, and relevantly your answer meets the requirement of the task.
  • Coherence and Cohesion – This assesses whether your writing makes logical sense(coherence) and whether the different parts of your writing are connected to each other correctly(cohesion).
  • Lexical Resource – This assesses your ability to use different vocabulary appropriately.
  • Grammatical Range and Accuracy – This asseses your ability to use different grammatical structures appropriately and correctly.

In Task 2, you are assessed on:

  • Task Response – This assesses you ability to formulate and develop a position in response to the prompts given in the task.
  • Coherence and Cohesion – This assesses whether your writing makes logical sense(coherence) and whether the different parts of your writing are connected to each other correctly(cohesion).
  • Lexical Resource – This assesses your ability to use different vocabulary appropriately.
  • Grammatical Range and Accuracy – This asseses your ability to use different grammatical structures appropriately and correctly.

Other IELTS Tests

So you have got some information of IELTS listening test, now let’s find out about the other IELTS tests before start taking part in an IELTS Preparation.

IELTS Listening

IELTS Listening tests.

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IELTS Reading test.

IELTS Speaking

IELTS Speaking test.

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