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1. Instruction for IELTS Writing Practice Test – IELTS TEST PRO

In terms of IELTS Writing Practice Test on IELTS TEST PRO, you will be offered with a wide range of model samples on different topics of


IELTS Writing Task 1:

  • Line graph
  • Bar chart
  • Pie chart
  • Table
  • Mixed charts
  • Map
  • Cycle – Process


IELTS Writing Task 2:

  • Argumentative- Opinion- Agree & Disagree Questions
  • Advantages and Disadvantages Questions
  • Two-part Questions 
  • Causes and Effects- Causes and Solutions- Problems and Solutions Questions
  • Discussion Questions

All you need is to choose a model sample in the IELTS Writing Practice Test section, then analyse the essay on different aspects (strengths and weaknesses per sample). Especially, in each model sample answer, a list of vocabulary and suggested tips will be clearly shown.

2. Frequently asked questions in IELTS Writing Practice Test (FAQs)

2.1 How many paragraphs and words should be written in the IELTS Writing Test?

IELTS Writing requires you to write a certain number of words in an essay. To be specific, in IELTS Writing Task 1, a minimum of 150 words will be asked to write an IELTS Writing Task 1 whereas the number is 250 words at least for IELTS Writing Task 2. 

With regard to IELTS Writing Task 1 essay, it is recommended to divide your report into three parts (Introduction, Overview, and Body) in four different paragraphs:

  • Paragraph 1: Introduction
  • Paragraph 2: Overview
  • Paragraph 3: 1st detailed features
  • Paragraph 4: 2nd detailed features

In IELTS Writing Task 2 essay, four paragraphs also should be included including: 

  • Paragraph 1: Introduction
  • Paragraph 2: Supporting paragraph
  • Paragraph 3: Supporting paragraph
  • Paragraph 4: Conclusion

2.2. In IELTS Writing Task 1, is it necessary to write a conclusion?

The answer is no, you don't need to have a conclusion for IELTS Writing Task 1. The reason is that you have already had an overview reporting the general information. 

2.3. In IELTS Writing Task 2, is it necessary to write a conclusion?

Yes, you do need to write a conclusion for an actual IELTS Writing Task 2 as well as an IELTS writing practice test. A conclusion will partially count your Task Response, hence, if you fail to five a conclusion, your Task Response score will be under 6 accounting for 25% of your total mark. The conclusion part should be written in one to three long sentences. 

2.4. If my essay is less than 150 words (for IELTS Writing Task 1), and 250 words (for IELTS Writing Task 2), are there any subtraction or minus points for that?

Yes, you will receive a subtraction or minus points for writing under the word limit, which means you need to write 150 words or over in IELTS Writing Task 1, and 250 words or over in IELTS Writing Tasks 2. Though there is no upper word limit, you still need to manage the number of words of each task so that you can complete the IELTS Writing test in time. 

2.5. How is IELTS Writing score calculated?

Here are some criteria description that you should pay attention to in both IELTS Writing Task 1 and Task 2 since the examiner will depend on these to assess and score your essays:

  • Task achievement:

– word count

– key features

– structure (form of a letter, report)

  • Coherence and cohesion:

– organisation of ideas or information

– linking devices

– paraphrasing

  • Lexical resource:

– appropriate language

– flexible vocabulary usage

– collocations

– spelling errors

  • Grammatical range and accuracy:

– grammar structures

– tenses

– punctuation

Take these criteria while doing IELTS writing practice test and your score will be upgraded. 

2.6. How can I write the Introduction part in IELTS Writing Task 1? 

When first starting your IELTS Writing Task 1 essay, you need to write the Introduction in which these features should be mentioned:

  • Main topic (e.g. the ratio of audiences entertaining radio and television)
  • Place (e.g. the UK)
  • Time (e.g. December 1992)
  • Unit of measurement (% of people)

The Introduction part should be written in your own language by using synonyms, paraphrases, and different expressions without changing the meaning of the question given. 

2.7. What would happen if there were any misspellings? 

A few spelling mistakes may not affect your overall score in IELTS Writing test, but you should try to ascertain every word you are going to write in order to maximise your band score. 

You can refer to the matching scores with different levels of misspelling below: 

  • Band 5: make noticeable spelling errors which may make it difficult to read and understand
  • Band 6: make some spelling errors which may not affect the understanding 
  • Band 7: make spelling errors sometimes which do not affect the meaning of the sentences
  • Band 8: make rare spelling errors 
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