How To Prepare for IELTS - Writing Section

    Updated on: 03 Oct 2023 7 min read

    The writing section of the IELTS tests how you write a response in an appropriate manner and how you organize the ideas and use the grammar and vocabulary accurately. The writing component encompasses two tasks- IELTS Writing Task 1 and IELTS Writing Task 2. Let's know in detail about the IELTS writing section and how you can ace this component like a pro!

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    IELTS Writing Tips You Should Follow in the Exam

    • While attempting the writing section, do not spend more than 20 minutes in writing IELTS task 1. You will need 40 minutes to write the essay in writing IELTS Task 2.
    • Write a bit more than 150 words for Task 1 and more than 250 words for task 2. Don’t overdo it though.
    • Split your essay into paragraphs. It is easier to read. And you can organize your points better.
    • Do not continue writing after you have been told to stop. If you do so, there is a good chance that you will be disqualified.

    Things to Keep in Mind of The Day of IELTS

    • Leave home early to arrive well in time at the exam center.
    • Make sure that you have had a comfortable night’s sleep.
    • Make sure that you have your ID and/or passport. (check exactly what ID is necessary for the IELTS exam).
    • Do not cheat. You will be disqualified instantly and never will be able to take the test again. Do not carry any notes etc. 

    Although IELTS is a tough nut to crack, with systematic and consistent preparation, one could achieve a reasonable score on the test. As the writing section is one of the most difficult sections of IELTS, rigorous and regular practice is necessary to acquire a firm grip over it. Apart from that, if you follow the aforementioned tips given by us, you are sure to tackle this section comfortably. For more such tips on the other sections of the test, you can read here.  

Written by Yogender Panchal

Yogender is a tech enthusiast with specialization in digital marketing. He is currently working at Gyandhan a leading company which provides Education Loan who are studying Abroad. Playing Volleyball, driving a car, traveling, researching new online marketing trends are some of his interest areas that keeps his rejuvenated.

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