Do's & Don't s in IELTS Writing

Do’s and Don’ts in IELTS Writing Exam

Are you preparing well for your IELTS exam? Well, I am sure you must be putting all your efforts to succeed in your IELTS writing exam. However, to make your preparation a bit easy, here’re a few ideas brainstormed especially for you to score well in your exam. These ideas are nothing but a few Do’s and Don’ts that you can implement in your IELTS writing exam. Let’s have a look:


1.Before starting with your written exam, analyze the entire topics in the paper well and then attempt the questions promptly.

2.Spend first five minutes planning your essay. In the introduction part, paraphrase the tasks and then state the aim of essay

3.While writing an essay, give an introduction part, one or two paragraphs, and a conclusion. Try to explain giving examples and summarize them.

4.Make use of formal vocabulary, passive voice, impersonal language, formal linking words, etc. in your writing.

5.Try to use complete sentences and do proofread what you write during your exam to avoid any mistakes.

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1.Don’t forget to attempt all the questions/parts during your IELTS writing exam and don’t copy the task in your introduction part.

2.Don’t use simple statements in your paragraphs while writing essay and word limit should not be less than 250 words.

3.Don’t use same vocabulary again and again and personal examples that don’t relate to the topic on which you are writing.

4.Don’t use emotive language (e.g. fabulous, disgusting) and colloquial expressions (e.g. I had a fun time), etc.

5.Don’t forget to give conclusion to your writing. That is it should have a relevant beginning and end.

Follow these do’s and Don’ts before and during your IELTS writing exam, as this will help you improve your IELTS score.

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