How to write a Task 2 IELTS essay

How to write a Task 2 IELTS essayHow to write a Task 2 IELTS essay. In this section of our free IELTS preparation course, we will look at the important steps you need to know to write a Task 2 essay. We will look at the 4 different types of Task 2 essay, how to plan your answer, what you need to do in the introduction and conclusion and more.

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Once you have completed this section of our course, you will know what a topic sentence is and why it’s needed, the criteria the examiner uses to assess and grade your essay, and the common errors candidates make. We also have model answers for the writing test to show you how a Band 9.0 response is written, as well as examples of Band 5, Band 6, Band 7 and Band 8 answers.

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