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Giving examples in Task 2

Phrases to use and phrases to avoid in Task 2 IELTS writing

In Task 2 writing, you are required to give examples to support and develop your point of view. Here are some of the points to consider when writing your Task 2 essay. Avoid being overly personal Bad example: There are many reasons to argue that certain professions are underpaid. For example, my friend is a … Read more

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 6 Essay 2

IELTS Task 2 writing sample answer Band 6 Essay 2 Band score: approximately 6.0 Task: Task 2 The answer below has been rated purely based on the public IELTS descriptors. Click the word or words in red to see the correction, and scroll to the bottom of the page to read our comments on the … Read more

Writing a conclusion to a Task 2 essay

Writing a conclusion to a Task 2 essay In Task II, your concluding sentence should summarise your argument as presented in the essay, but ideally should also end with either a speculation or a recommendation. A speculation is when you estimate what may happen in the future. For example: Unless more job opportunities are provided, … Read more

Getting ideas for IELTS Task 2

Getting ideas for IELTS Task 2 With only 40 minutes to read the question, get ideas, plan your essay, write the essay and then proofread your work, you need to be quick getting ideas. Here are some useful methods of getting ideas: Brainstorming This simply means thinking about anything that is connected to the topic. … Read more