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.

 

 

 

LETTER SAMPLE IMAGE/PDF/FILE DOWNLOADS

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GENERAL IELTS LETTER OF COMPLAINT SAMPLE.

THIS LETTER IS A COMPLAINING LETTER REGARDING A MALFUNCTION OF AN ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE AND DEMANDING REFUND IN A POLITE AND FORMAL WAY.

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GENERAL IELTS SAMPLE LETTER-FOR A JOB APPLICATION.

THIS LETTER IS WRITTEN FROM A EMPLOYEE TO AN EMPLOYER REGARDING A JOB ADVERTISEMENT,ABOUT HIS SKILLS, WORK EXPERIENCE AND REASON FOR HIS DELAY IN APPLICATION PROCESS.

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GENERAL IELTS SAMPLE INFORMAL LETTER TO A FRIEND.

THIS IS A LETTER TO A FRIEND REGARDING HIS ABSENCE DURING HIS FRIEND’S ARRIVAL,AND ABOUT HIS ARRANGEMENTS FOR HIM AT HIS HOME AND SOME OTHER THINGS TO FOLLOW UNTIL HE ARRIVES.

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ON THE DAY OF IELTS TEST

∗REMEMBER, IN IELTS EXAM ONLY ENGLISH IS IMPORTANT AND ASSESSED BUT NOT THE KNOWLEDGE,INFORMATION OR FACTS THAT MATTERS∗

On the day of the test is a crucial moment,but don’t think of doing something more and get miracles done on that particular day. All you need to do is keep yourself calm and be cool and wait for the exam.just say to yourself you are going to do the exam well.

1.Remember that the test takes much longer so be prepared for it and be ready to get tired,yes believe me its going to be much tired.so do have some good food to withstand the pressure in the exam hall.

2.check for toilet before exam itself,if you prefer going in between the exam definitely you will get be losing time.every minute is precious in this test,you will accept this fact when you come out of the test.

3.Arrive much earlier to the exam center,check your passport and stationary.

4.Be focussed and keep a positive attitude.

5.Time is a big factor in this test,you can’t just even take one or two minutes more than what is given.Follow the instructions and timing as per the what they tell you.

 

IN THE EXAM HALL/CENTER:

A VERY STRICT CONDITIONS PREVAIL IN THE CENTER,BE CAREFUL AND OBEY RULES AND CONDITIONS.

 

LISTENING TEST:

 

1.Its the very first test you are going to face.

2.Read the questions carefully before you listen the recording.

3.Read the instructions carefully,whether they mention two word answers or more or less etc.

4.If at all you get missed an answer during the conversation leave it and move answering further,no more marks will be lost.you can guess the missed one in the last.

5.Answer all the questions for sure,Afterall it doesn’t have any negative or minus marks for for wrong inputs/answers.

6.Make sure you fill all your details correctly in the sections and shade them according to the instructions.

7.Listen carefully to the instructions regarding where,when to use a pen or pencil.

8.While listening to the recording  dont get into any disturbances or distraction just ignore everything besides.

9.Note the answers as you listen in your question paper,later you have 10 mins time for transferring the answers.

10.dont talk to anyone,if anyone asks anything ignore them for sure.It is not an exam to copy.

 

READING TEST:

 

1.Be prepared to take only 1 minute for one question, don’t prolong and make your time short.Questions are often confusing so,leave if you can’t answer one and move to the next and save your time.

2.Remember there is no extra time for transferring the answers,so answer directly on the answer sheet.

3.Read the questions first because if you start reading the whole paragraph then forget about getting bands.

4.Skim and scan the para’s first two lines and last two lines and underline any capital letters,names,numbers,years,etc.

5.For every paragraph write a heading or keyword that best describes the para,for your idea.

6.Always answer the task which carries higher weightage of marks first and later on to the next.

7.Particularly try to understand the whole question and what it means.Underline the keywords but dont leave its wholesome meaning.

8.Try to complete each task exactly exactly exactly withing given/alloted time for each task.You have to stop writing at any cost or its gonna ruin next task time.

 

WRITING TEST:

 

1.Writing test consumes hell lot of a time for sure,so be planned what to write which task first and make it fast.

2.Remember the task one is 20 minutes only only only.Dont even try to take a bit more.

3.Time for task two is 40 minutes ,so make it within 30 or 35 minutes and if possible leave a ten or five minutes to recheck the written answers.

4.Words count is a must (An underlength essay ruins he bands),its not advisable to write exactly 150/250 make it 165/265 better.

5.Please count the no of lines but not all the words.

6.Make sure all bullet point are answered in academic or general whatever,see to it that every point is answered relevantly.

7.The last minutes are required to check the spelling mistakes if any.

8.The most important thing to remember in writing is DONT REPEAT THE SAME WORDS/VOCABULARY AGAIN AND AGAIN.Its ok once or twice if its topic word.

 

SPEAKING TEST:

 

1.Answer to the question directly and add some additional information.

2.Don’t speak very little,speak in longer sentences and until they ask you to stop for the next question.

3.During speaking they observe the TENSES correctly so be careful to answer according to the tense.

4.If you make a mistake you can correct it, correction is also scoring according to assessors.

5.If you don’t understand any question just ask them “could you please repeat it “.but not for every question.

6.Greet them before and after the exam with a good false smile.

Good luck.

 

 

IELTS BOOKS

THERE IS ENORMOUS STUDY MATERIAL AND MANY BOOKS FOR THE PREPARATION OF IELTS ON THE INTERNET ,BUT IT DEPENDS ON WHICH BOOKS WE SELECT ACCORDING TO OUR WEAK POINTS IN THE SUBJECT.

BELOW LISTED ARE SOME OF THE BOOKS WHICH ARE AVAILABLE IN THE MARKET.PLEASE HAVE A LOOK THROUGH THE LINKS ARE PROVIDED BELOW EVERY BOOK.

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ALL THE BEST,GOOD LUCK.

 

TIPS FROM OFFICIAL SITES

HERE ARE SOME OF THE OFFICIAL TIPS FROM THE IELTS OFFICIAL PARTNER WEBSITES.

TIPS FROM IELTS.ORG.

 

TIPS FROM BRITISH COUNCIL.

 

TIPS FROM IDP.

FAQ’S ABOUT IELTS

MAJORITY OF THE PEOPLE IN THEIR FIRST ATTEMPT OF THE TEST HAVE A MISCONCEPTION ABOUT IELTS THAT ITS JUST AN ENGLISH TEST AND ANYONE CAN GET THROUGH IT AND UNTIL THEY GIVE AN ATTEMPT.

IELTS TEST IS A PERFECT COMBINATION OF FOUR MODULES IN WHICH ONE SHOULD  POSSESS A VERY GOOD COMMAND ON GRAMMAR,VOCABULARY,GOOD ACCENT AND PRONUNCIATION, AND FLUENCY ALONG,MIXED ALL TOGETHER SHOWS ONE’S PERFORMANCE IN IELTS TEST.

SO,I SUGGEST THAT ALL THE ASPIRANTS TAKING IELTS SHOULD PERFECTLY KNOW WHAT KIND OF EXPECTATIONS THE EXAMINERS AND ACCESSORS ARE EXPECTING FROM THE TEST TAKERS. AND WITHOUT KNOWING PERFECTLY ABOUT IT NONE CAN GET THROUGH THE EXAM WELL.

SO THE FIRST STEP IS TO KNOW AND HAVE A VERY CLEAR PICTURE OF WHAT EXACTLY IS THE EXAM ABOUT AND ALSO WHAT BANDS/SCORES ARE REQUIRED FOR YOU,AND NEXT TO THAT COMES HOW TO ACHIEVE IT BY LEARNING AND UNDERSTANDING THE EXPERIENCES OF ACHIEVERS WHO HAVE REACHED THEIR REQUIRED BANDS.

I MYSELF HAVE PERSONALLY ATTEMPTED THE IELTS TEST THREE TIMES.

FIRST ATTEMT MY SCORE WAS 6.00 OVERALL.

SECOND ATTEMPT MY SCORE WAS 6.5 OVERALL.

THIRD ATTEMPT MY REQUIRED SCORE WAS ACHIEVED.

SO THIS IS MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE ABOUT IELTS ,SO ITS TIME FOR YOU TO THINK

WHAT MADE HIM TAKE THREE ATTEMPTS?

FIRST OF ALL LEARN FROM YOUR MISTAKES AND GET PUSHED TOWARDS SUCCESS.

1.LACK OF PROPER GUIDANCE ABOUT THE EXAM.

2.LACK OF RECOGNITION,WHETHER ONE’S ENGLISH IS ENOUGH TO ACE THE TEST OR NEEDED TO BE IMPROVED.

3.LACK OF PRACTICE AND OVER CONFIDENCE IN ONESELF.

4.LACK OF EXPERIENCE IN USING THE STIPULATED EXAM TIME FOR EACH MODULE OF THE TEST.

5.USAGE OF HUMONGOUS MATERIAL AVAILABLE IN THE INTERNET.

6.LACK OF VOCABULARY AND GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY.

7.CARELESSNESS ABOUT THE EXAM INSTRUCTIONS.

SO ASPIRANTS BE CAREFUL NOT TO REPEAT THESE MISTAKES AND YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOUR REQUIRED SCORE , AVOIDING THESE MISTAKES STEP BY STEP.

SO,WHAT EXACTLY I SUGGEST IS WITHOUT PRIOR PREPARATION DONT BOOK YOUR TEST IN HURRY TO IN ORDER TO GET DATES OR SOMETHING ELSE.PLEASE TAKE TIME AND GO FOR IT.AFTERALL IT MUST TAKE SOME TIME TO ACE THIS TEST.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS :

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What is IELTS TEST?

The International English language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration, with over 2 million tests taken in the last year.

Which organisations accept IELTS TEST?

IELTS is accepted by more than 9,000 organisations worldwide. These include universities, immigration departments, government agencies, professional bodies and multinational companies.

Who owns IELTS and who writes the test?

IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.

Why are there two versions of the test?

IELTS has two versionsAcademic and General Training.

The Academic test is for those who want to study at a tertiary level in an English-speaking country.

The General Training test is for those who want to do work experience or training programs, secondary school or migrate to an English-speaking country. All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking tests but different Reading and Writing tests.’

Which version of the test should I take?

Please do know about both type of tests i.e Academic and General Training , contact the  institution to which you are applying to find out what it requires. Note that you must know which version to take while you complete the online application form.

What is the test format and how long will it take?

IELTS has four parts – Listening (30 minutes), Reading (60 minutes), Writing (60 minutes) and Speaking (11–14 minutes). The total test time is 2 hours and 45 minutes. The Listening, Reading and Writing tests are done in one sitting. The Speaking test may be on the same day or up to seven days before or after the other tests.

What arrangements are available for disabled candidates?

Test centres make every effort to cater for the special needs of disabled candidates. It is our aim for all candidates to be assessed fairly and objectively. If you have a special need, talk prior to your local test centre when registering. Centres may need three months to organise arrangements.

When can I take IELTS?

IELTS is available on 48 fixed dates a year – up to four times a month, depending on local demand.

How much does it cost?

IELTS has a fixed fee for the test. The Academic and General Training tests are the same cost. When you apply online, you will be know the fee details.

What if I need to postpone or cancel my application?

If you postpone or cancel your application more than 5 weeks before the test date, you will receive a refund minus an administration charge. If you postpone or cancel within 5 weeks of the test date, you will be charged the full fee unless you have a medical reason. If you provide a medical certificate within 5 days of the test date, you will receive a refund minus the local administrative cost.

What if I am absent or sick on the test day?

If you are away on the test day with no prior notice, you will lose your full fee. However, if you provide a Medical certificate within 5 days of the test date, you will receive a refund minus the local administrative cost.

Is the IELTS test completed in one day?

The Listening, Reading and Writing components of the test are always completed immediately after each other and with no break. Depending on the test centre, the Speaking test may be taken up to 7 days either before or after the test date.

What can I bring into the examination room?

Only pens, pencils and erasers. You must bring the passport/national identity card you used on the IELTS Application Form to the test.

You must leave everything else outside the examination room. Mobile phones and pagers must be switched off and placed with personal belongings in the area designated by the supervisor.

If you do not switch off your phone or possess it, you will be disqualified.

Which part do I take first?

You do the Listening test first following by the Reading and Writing components of the test.

Depending on the test centre, the Speaking test may be taken up to 7 days either before or after the test date.

What kinds of accents can be heard in the Listening and Speaking tests?

As IELTS is an international test, a variety of English accents are used in both of these tests.

Does the Listening tape provide instructions and pauses?

Yes. At the beginning, you hear instructions and a sample question. Then you read section 1 questions, listen to section 1 and answer the questions.

Is there a similar period of 10 minutes in the Reading test to transfer answer?’

No. The Reading test is one hour, and you must write all your answers on the answer sheet in this time.

No extra time will be alloted/provided for transferring the answers to the answer sheet.

Can I use a pen for the Listening and Reading tests?

No. You must do it in pencil. The answer sheet is scanned by a computer which cannot read pen.

Can I make notes on the Listening and Reading question papers?

Yes. The IELTS Examiner will not see your question paper.

Can i Wear a Watch to the test to check the time?

NO. None can wear a watch at the time of exam,you need to submit it before the exam.

Can i write capital letters in the test?

YES.you can write either all small or all capital letters.

Is there any negative marking or losing of marks for a wrong answer?

NO.not at all no negative or losing marks ,so enjoy and attempt all that you can and later can guess the unknown answers also.

What is the Speaking test?

The Speaking test is a one on one conversation with a certified IELTS Examiner. The Speaking test is made up of three sections. It is recorded on an audio cassette or a digital recorder and usually lasts upto 14 to 15 minutes.

What do I need for the Speaking test?

You must bring the same identification documents you supplied on your IELTS Application Form and use for the rest of the test.

Your ID will be checked before you enter the interview room.

How are the tests marked?

 

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IELTS uses a 9-band scoring system to measure and report test scores in a consistent manner. You receive individual band scores for Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking and an Overall Band Score on a band scale from one to nine.

Who sets the ‘pass’ mark for the IELTS test?

There is NO PASS OR FAIL in IELTS. Scores are graded on the 9-band system. Each educational institution or organisation sets its own level of IELTS scores to meet its individual requirements.

When will I receive my test results?’

Your Test Report Form will be posted to you 13 days after your test date. Some test centres also provide SMS alerts and an Online Results Service.

NOTE : Keep your Test Report Form in a secure place as you only receive one copy.

What if I lose my Test Report Form?

Test Report Forms are valid for two years ONLY. Copies cannot be sent to candidates but IELTS will forward a Test Report Form to your relevant institution or embassy. Up to five copies will be sent free of charge.

Additional copies will incur a small administration charge. Talk to your test centre for further details.

When can I Retake the test?

There is no limit on Retaking the test. However, IELTS recommends you do additional study before taking the test again. Some test centres offer preparatory courses and language classes. You can also improve your skills by using the IELTS Official Practice Materials on the internet.

What if I feel my test result is wrong?

You can apply for an ‘enquiry on results’ procedure at your test centre within six weeks of the test date. You must pay an enquiry fee, which is fully refunded if your band score changes.

Note that IELTS Examiners and markers follow strict assessment guidelines and are regularly monitored.

What if I am delayed or Late for the test because of circumstances beyond my control?

The test centre may offer you a test on the next available test date.

What is Test Day Photography?

Certain test locations have introduced a new procedure for enhancing IELTS test security that involves taking and authenticating photographs of test takers on the test day. Under this new procedure, IELTS administration staff will take an individual, passport style, photograph of all candidates present on the test day.

The photograph will normally be taken on the day of the speaking test.

What is this photograph used for?

The test day photograph will be printed on candidates’ Test Report Forms/Result Form, and will only be used for test related purpose (including but not limited to Test Report Form issuance, receiving organization verification, etc.) in accordance with national and international data protection law.

THE IELTS TEST

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication.

It uses a nine-band scale to clearly identify levels of proficiency, from non-user (band score 1) through to expert (band score 9).

SO,How do I register for the IELTS exam.

Registration for your IELTS test is quick and easy:

  1. Step one – find your nearest IELTS test location

With more than 1,100 IELTS test locations in over 140 countries, there is bound to be one near you. Find my nearest centre.

  1. Step two – register for your IELTS test.

You can register and pay online or download an application form to print, complete and submit to your local test centre.

★★★★★Don’t forget to provide a copy of your valid identity document.  You will also need to present the same identity document on the day of the test.★★★★★

  1. Step three – Your IELTS test is booked.

Once your application has been processed, the centre will send you a written confirmation of the date and time of your test.

The Speaking and Writing tests typically take place on the same day.

If this is not possible, the tests will take place within seven days of each other.

Test format:

The IELTS test assesses your abilities in listening, reading, writing and speaking – in less than three hours.


There are two types of the IELTS test:

IELTS Academic:

Academic:

Its for people applying for higher education or professional registration.

IELTS General Training:

General Training :

For those Immigrating to Australia, Canada and the UK, or applying for secondary education, training programmes and work experience in an English-speaking countries.

★★★★★Listening and Speaking are the same for both tests★★★★★, but the subject matter of the Reading and Writing components differs depending on which test you register.

The Listening, Reading and Writing components of all IELTS tests are completed on the same day, with no breaks in between them.

The Speaking component, however, can be completed up to a week before or after the other tests. Your test centre will advise.

The total test time is 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Listening

Test format

TOTAL TIME : 30 minutes

(REC=RECORDING)

You will listen to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions.

Rec1 – a conversation between two people set in an everyday social context.

Rec 2 – a monologue set in an everyday social context, e.g. a speech about local facilities.

Rec 3 – a conversation between up to four people set in an educational or training context, e.g. a university tutor and a student discussing an assignment.

Rec 4 – a monologue on an academic subject, e.g. a university lecture.

Assessors will be looking for evidence of your ability to understand the main ideas and detailed factual information, the opinions and attitudes of speakers, the purpose of an utterance and evidence of your ability to follow the development of ideas.

Reading

Test format

TOTAL TIME : 60 minutes.

The Reading component consists of 40 questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills.

These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognising writers’ opinions, attitudes and purpose.

IELTS Academic test:

This includes three long texts which range from the descriptive and factual to the discursive and analytical.

These are taken from books, journals, magazines and newspapers.

They have been selected for a non-specialist audience but are for the people entering university courses or seeking professional registration.

IELTS General Training test :

This includes extracts from books, magazines, newspapers, notices, advertisements, company handbooks and guidelines.

These are materials you are likely to encounter on a daily basis in an English-speaking environment.

Writing.

Test format.

TOTAL TIME : 60 minutes.

IELTS General Training:

There are two tasks:

Task 1 – you will be given a situation and asked to write a letter requesting information, or explaining the situation. The letter may be informal, semi-formal or formal in style.

Task 2 – write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem.

IELTS Academic test:

There are two tasks:

Task 1 – you will be given a graph, table, chart or diagram and asked to describe, summarise or explain the information in your own words. You may be asked to describe and explain data, describe the stages of a process, how something works or describe an object or event or a diagram.

Task 2 – you will be asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. Responses to both tasks in a formal style.

Speaking

Test format:

TOTAL TIME : 11–14 minutes.

The speaking component assesses your use of spoken English. Every test is recorded.

Part 1 – Examiner will ask you some general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. This part lasts between four and five minutes. (4-5 minutes).

 

 Part 2  – you will be given a cue-card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. You will have one minute to prepare before speaking for up to two minutes. The examiner will then ask one or two questions on the same topic.(2-minutes).

 

Part 3 – you will be asked further questions about the topic in Part 2. These will give you the opportunity to discuss more abstract ideas and issues. This part of the test lasts between four and five minutes.(4-5 minutes).

 

MY DEAR ASPIRANTS,

PLEASE DO FOLLOW ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.

ALL THE VERY BEST FOR YOUR TEST.