Watch videos of British Council IELTS experts giving advice on how to prepare for the IELTS Writing paper, and what to do on test day. Get valuable IELTS Writing tips, and find out exactly what the examiner is looking for.
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When you understand what the examiner is looking for, it’s essential that you try some mock IELTS Writing test papers. Practise planning your answers. Make sure your time management is correct. Compare your essays with model answers.
And if you’re taking the computer-delivered version of the test, you need to practise with the Writing section of the CD IELTS Simulator.
In IELTS Writing, you get points for the clarity of your answer — not the length. So how can you learn how to spend your time wisely and make every word count?
“In Academic Writing Task 1, it is very important to start by providing an overview of the data. If you don’t do this, you will lose points.” How can you use your data overview to get your IELTS Writing test off to a flying start?