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ielts general writing task 1 samples band 9 Task #1

Video: How to write an ESSAY?

How to write an ESSAY?

Checklist

One of the goals of an essay is to present your arguments and examples in an structured manner.

You must remember the following:

  • 4 paragraphs minimum (1 introduction, 2 or 3 body paragraphs and 1 conclusion)
  • Each paragraph of the body must develop a different argument
  • You must provide reasons and examples for each of your arguments
  • You must use formal language (so no contracted forms or slang)
  • The conclusion is also an important paragraph as that is where you will express your opinion clearly.

Useful Expressions for ielts general writing task 1 samples band 9.

Expressing opinion

My personal opinion is…

I believe that…

It is worth considering…

In my opinion…

It is my honest belief that…

Expressing other people’s opinion

According to…

People often say…

Many people believe…

It is often said that…

Giving examples

For example…

For instance…

Such as…

Like…

As an example of this…

Case in point…

In particular…

An instance of this would be…

… as revealed by…

That is to say…

Presenting opposing views

On the one hand… On the other hand…

Expressing contrast

However…

Nevertheless…

On the contrary…

Alternatively…

Instead…

Otherwise…

Nonetheless…

Conversely…

Though…

On the other hand…

Expressing results

Thus…

Therefore…

As a result…

Consequently…

For this reason…

Because of this…

Hence…

In consequence…

So…

Then…

Template

Introduction: It is often believed that………………. In this essay we will discuss how …….……….…………………………………………………………………………………………………….…….…….………….

…………………………………………………….……………………………………………………………………………………..

Paragraph 1: (your viewpoint on one aspect/theme) From my personal experience ………………….………………………………………….………………………………………….………………

…………………………………………………….…………………………………………………….…………………………………

Paragraph 2: (your viewpoint on one aspect) Another aspect ……………….…….…………

…………………………………………………….…………………………………………………….…………………………………

Conclusion: To conclude ….…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…………….…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…..……… ……………………………………………………….…………………………………………………………………………………….

Essay Writing Practice

Exam #1

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

People attend colleges or universities for many different reasons (for example, new experiences, career preparation, increased knowledge etc.). Why do you think people attend colleges or universities?

You should give reasons for your answer using your own ideas and experience.

Write at least 250 words.

 

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