Category Archives: Writing

Watch me write an IELTS essay!

The process involves more planning than you might think! In this video, I try to explain some of the mental planning you should quickly do before starting your Task 2 response. Coming up with a few ideas regarding how to … Continue reading

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Read this May 2018 model essay

I screencasted myself as I wrote this, but I don’t have time to edit and publish the video tonight. You can expect that video tomorrow! In the meantime, have a look at the question and model essay: Some people think … Continue reading

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This is why you keep scoring band 6 in IELTS Writing

I see this situation several times a year: the candidate trains for IELTS Writing for many months on their own but repeatedly scores band 6 or 6.5 on the exam. They are understandably frustrated by the low mark, but what … Continue reading

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Read this model response to a May 2018 Task 2 question…

The best way to reduce traffic congestion is to provide free public transport service. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion and examples from your own experience. Cities continue to swell in size the world over, … Continue reading

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