IELTS ESSAY STRUCTURE.

IELTS ESSAY FORMAT

When it comes to the topic of writing essay in IELTS test,remember you need not to be a novel writer or an author, just be what you are but instead provide the accessors what they are expecting.That is higher lever of english command.

Actually this is that particular section where one can create a very good impression in the test and can grab their attention.So do not worry, practice writing some essays regularly and use some high level vocabulary in the paragraphs,atleast one higher vocabulary word per two sentences can fetch you the desired score.

TYPES OF ESSAY QUESTIONS POSED IN THE EXAM:

1.ARGUMENT TYPE.

2.PROBLEM/SOLUTION TYPE.

3.DISCUSSION TYPE.

4.ADVANTAGES OUTWEIGH DISADVANTAGES TYPE.

 

Coming to the Format/Structure of the Essay,usually there are Three parts of essay depending on its type.INTRODUCTION,BODY,CONCLUSION.

1.INTRODUCTION OF AN ESSAY-It generally contains the topic sentence, main topic of the essay which we need to paraphrase too.Usually it will be a single paragraph.

THESIS STATEMENT-This is also a part of introduction and must be a small paragraph your opinion whether you AGREE/DISAGREE the given topic.This para need not to be a larger one and be written directly.

2.BODY OF AN ESSAY-This is the content of an essay which we write in our own sentences and ideas.This must go for Atleast Two/Three Paragraphs depends on the type of essay we were given in the test.

3.CONCLUSION OF AN ESSAY-This is the last part and should convey what you say about the topic,your opinion and views.Generally conveyed in a SINGLE paragraph.

 

A.If the given essay is about an ARGUMENT TYPE then,

THE INTRODUCTION :

Paraphrase the question and add a THESIS STATEMENT in a para or two.

THE BODY:

1.First paragraph of the body should be about its POSITIVES(PROS) with Examples.

2.Second para of the body about its NEGATIVES(CONS) with Examples.

THE CONCLUSION:

Should be your OPINION/SUMMARY whether you AGREE/DISAGREE?

 

B.If the given essay is an PROBLEM/SOLUTION TYPE of essay then main body should consist two paras,

THE INTRODUCTION:

Paraphrase the question and add a THESIS STATEMENT in a para or two.

THE BODY:

1.First paragraph should be about PROBLEMS.

2.Second para should be about SOLUTIONS.

THE CONCLUSION:

should be your OPINION/SUMMARY.

 

C.If the given essay is DISCUSSION TYPE then the main body of the essay must consist Two paras only.

THE INTRODUCTION:

Paraphrase the question and add a THESIS STATEMENT in a para or two.

THE BODY:

1.First paragraph should be about your YOUR FIRST IDEA/VIEW and whether you             AGREE/DISAGREE with EXAMPLES.

2.Second para about YOUR SECOND IDEA/VIEW and whether you                        AGREE/DISAGREE with EXAMPLES.

THE CONCLUSION :

should be your OPINION/SUMMARY.

 

D.If the given essay is ADVANTAGES OUTWEIGH DISADVANTAGES TYPE then the body of the essay must consist of two paras only.

THE INTRODUCTION:

Paraphrase the question and add a THESIS STATEMENT.

THE BODY:

1.First paragraph should be about ADVANTAGES AND HOW,WHY?

2.Second para about DISADVANTAGES AND HOW,WHY?

CONCLUSION:

should be your OPINION/SUMMARY.

 

 

 

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