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i am d0ne with my ielts speaking test i find it hard on the part 2, i don't know if i could get the right band for me. i did n0t prol0nged my answer about story, i just told him the truth then i procede for some story, there is a time that i startled on part 2, but i answer m0re on the part three. actually it was so fast, i cnt even thought that he will already say thank you. is that a good sign?

Hi Simon:

I might be analyzing the question too deeply, but I am a bit confused as to why you chose education to measure success? The reason for my confusion is how do we measure education for a given society? Would it be the number of people who have completed tertiary (or secondary) education? Since the question talks about measuring success, I was thinking of actual metrics. Because of that, instead of education, I was thinking along the lines of literacy rate. Although, I need to think a bit more to develop the idea. Please let me know what you think.

Hi Simon,
i have a question regarding the points u have mentioned here. In Para 1 (other factors) we are already discussing education as one of the factor and in 2nd para (Main factor) we are again repeating it.

Should it be a different factor that needs to be discussed in para 2 (excluding the other factors).

Thanks

Is it possible to tear the pages from the booklet during the reading session in order to see both passage and questions at the same time? I study at home just like that and it helps me more.

Anyone knows about that?

Hi ! Simon,

I am confused recently about the right structure for part 2 writing. I usually have three points in my supporting paragraph, But I wonder should The most important one be put at the start of the paragraph or I write other two points first and then introduce the most important factor .

Which way is better?

Hi, Simon

Firstly, Thanks for this wonderful website! I believe it is really useful for ielts candidates.
Now I am following this website lessons.

Secondly, I did take this exam several days ago.

I followed the four paragraphs. On the second paragraph, I gave the other factors: education, employment and technology. And in 3rd paragraph, I said that these factors are equally important,and wrote some related arguments about each point. But I didn't compare these points with each other.

Do you think the way I answer in 3rd paragraph will lower my score on Task Response or other criteria?

Thanks for your feedback.
Wayne

Hi, Simon
I am a student from China.
My question is when writing the task 2, I usually use subjunctive mood sentence. Such as:
1,When the chidren watch TV, they might.....

2,If there are..., the chidren chould.......

3,Long time of watching TV is bad to the children, they may..........

Maybe 5 to 6 sentences like above in my essay.

Do you think is it OK? Or I should change the express way.

Looking for your feedback. Thank you.

For 2nd part of question, do i need to compare other factors with economic success? Is it right that i don't mention economy for it?

Hi,Simon
Thanks you for hosting the most useful website
for IELTS students.Stay blessed!

Intro for above topic question:

People think that other indicators are more important rather than economic growth to assess a country's progress.there are several other factors that can be considered to evaluate the progress of a country such as education,standard of living and natural resources.In my view education is the most important factor among all.

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