Understanding Cohesion and Coherence

Your Writing Task 2 essay is assessed on how coherent and cohesive your writing is.

Coherence:- Involves organizing information logically and in paragraphs so that it is easy for the reader to follow.

Cohesion:- Involves connecting sentences and ideas using techniques such as pronoun referencing, signposts and academic phrases.

Therefore, coherence and cohesion refer to how well your writing communicates its message, that is, how well it:

  • flows
  • is organised
  • can be understood.

To do this, we will focus on the use of: