Category Archives: IELTS Writing – Essays

Never Misspell These Words on the IELTS Again!

Spelling is important on the IELTS writing exam! You don’t have to spell everything perfectly, but you should spell most words correctly. Misspelling common words will lower your score. Many students misspell the 24 words below. Study these words and then try the practice quiz below.  Answers are at the end. Choose the correct spelling for each word. allmost /… Read More »

How to Use Examples on Your IELTS Essay

When writing an IELTS essay, you need to give examples to support what you say. Your examples must be related to the topic sentence. Here are two ways to give examples. Writing ONE example Mothers who work outside the home face many challenges. For example, they must learn to balance home life and work life. A mother may bring work… Read More »

IELTS Essay – Vocabulary – Compare & Contrast – The Best Way to Use Your Spare Time

DIRECTIONS: READ THE ESSAY BELOW. FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE APPROPRIATE VOCABULARY WORD. Question: Some people believe that it is better to spend your free time on useful activities, while others feel that free time is best used for relaxation. What are your opinions on this? Free time is limited, and therefore 1_____, to most people. As… Read More »

Manners Around the World – IELTS Essay Practice

Read the following article about customs and etiquette around the world. Then answer the comprehension questions and IELTS practice essay question at the bottom of the page.  MANNERS AROUND THE WORLD People behave differently around the world. What is considered polite behavior in one country may be rude in another. Before you travel, you should learn about the customs of the country you… Read More »