The Academic Writing Style

Since IELTS papers are checked and marked by university people, you are supposed to make your style purely academic. To achieve this we will choose formal style and formal vocabulary. To do this, you will need to focus on using: nominalisation passive voice academic vocabulary. Nominalization In academic writing, nouns are …

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Adjectives for IELTS Task 2

Adjectives are used to describe either the nature or number of noun. While IELTS uses a quarter of its scoring criteria from lexical resource and another one from grammar, you can use wide range of adjectives to explain general or precise information. They add enthusiasm and color to your tone. …

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Emphatic Sentence Structure

Sometime to emphasize and sometime, perhaps to contradict what someone else has said or for dramatic effect, we use emphatic sentence structure. We do this either by splitting one sentence into two parts (cleft sentences) or by bringing the element we want to emphasize to the beginning (fronting), and inversion …

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Tense Use

 Always consider which of the following tense you should use: Present simple: things that are always true (the sky is blue) general statements of fact (I was born in 1982) habits (I go to sleep every night at 11 pm) Present continuous: an action at the moment of speaking something …

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Adverbs in Task 2

Adverbs are words which modify or give extra information about verbs, adjectives, other words or whole clauses. We use adverbs in IELTS to modify or give extra information about verbs, adjectives, other words or whole clauses. If you want to make your IELTS Writing/Speaking Tasks look more academic and professional …

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If Conditional

Conditional structures are used to talk about a condition, especially in result/consequence/problem/solution essay. Conditionals are complex sentences, which consist of an if-clause, followed by a main clause. This gives examiner an impression that you can use complex sentence structure in your essay. Conditional sentence type Usage If clause verb tense …

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Active to Passive Voice in Task 2

Many countries today are experiencing problems associated with noise pollution (excessive noise above a normal background noise.) What are the causes of this phenomenon, and what effects does it have on the people affected?   Noise pollution is a less-discussed form of pollution, but one which can have depressing effects …

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Sentence Structure for Task 2

According to IELTS examiner, Barbara Adama, a friend of mine working for British Council, “One of the most common weaknesses which I find in essays of many candidates is that most of the sentences are too short or too basic”. In your essay, examiner will be looking for sentence variation …

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