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Thursday, February 07, 2019

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Just to make it clear:

One-third of the score for writing comes from Task 1.

If the score for Task 2 is Band 9, and there is no attempt at Task 1, then the overall score for writing will be around Band 6.

If the score for Task 2 is Band 7, but for Task 1 only 6, then ((7*2)+6)/3 = 6.6667 which rounds to 6.5 for writing overall.

Yes sir,it is bitter truth.Task 2 can be easy for most students but task 1 is easy only for few students.Although task 1 is visual description however , we have no ideas which points we have to take for comparison or contrast AND we write whatever first comes in mind .Therefore , we are not writing in such a way that IElTS examiner is looking for.Hence,score goes down.This indicates a lot of practice and understanding is required for task 1.

Oleg
I am pretty sure that happened to me as I wrote a good w2 essay and well revised it. But wrote w1 after task 2 in hurry and last part was so incoherent s I didn’t hav time to think.
I wish I had practice w1 more then I wouldn’t require to do it again.

Sadia ULFATH
I used to go along with the idea of doing Task 1 last, but now I think it is better to practice, practice, practice Task 1 until we can reel it off in less than twenty minutes, nothing too fancy, just accurate, complete, and focused. After all, the language and phrases for Task 1 are fairly predictable.

Hello. I have my exam on the 6th of april. You input will be valued, any advice??

The student you mentioned was so ridiculous to ask you that question

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