General Writing Task 1 Lessons

  • Focus on Lexical Resource(GT)

    Lexical resource is another criteria upon which you will be scored. Lexical resource means your reserve of word power or vocabulary. Not just vocabulary, accurate vocabulary. Following techniques and ways can be used to prove your lexical resource. Vocabulary Modifiers & SynonymsCollocationsPhrasal VerbsTopic-related words 1. Vocabulary Modifiers & Synonyms:- Apart…

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  • Focus on Cohesion & Coherence(GT)

    25% of your Writing Task 1 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 special phrases. Therefore, coherence and cohesion refer to…

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  • Focus on Task Achievement (GT)

    Your task achievement on GT comprises of some pre-defined elements. Word CountClear PurposeContent AddressedStyle and tone Although writing a short letter may seem quite simple, the test requires you to think very carefully about the recipient (the person reading the letter) the content (the ideas and details you create), the…

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  • Types of IELTS Letter

    Letters are written for many different reasons. However, some letters are more common than others, and such letters are asked often in IELTS. Depending upon the content of your letter, function is to be designed and delivered accordingly. To understand different function, let’s practice this short exercise. Activity 3.1: Choose…

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  • Understanding General Writing Task 1

    In Task 1 of the IELTS General Writing module, you will have to write a letter of at least 150 words in about 20 minutes. What is asked in exam? Let’s see this IELTS General Writing Task 1 question that was asked on 27 Dec, 2019. » You should spend 20 minutes on…

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