Category Archives: IELTS Writing – Essays

IELTS Essay – Compare & Contrast – Using Transition Words

This is an IELTS activity to help students master the use of transition words. Transition words are extremely important in writing a good essay and scoring well on the IELTS. They can mean the difference between a 6 or a 7, for example.   DIRECTIONS: FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE APPROPRIATE TRANSITION/SIGNAL WORD.   Question: Some people believe… Read More »

IELTS Essay – Modern Technology

ESSAY OUTLINE Paragraph 1: Introduction Paragraph 2: benefits of modern technology Paragraph 3: benefits of traditional ways of making things Paragraph 4: benefits of supporting traditional industries Paragraph 5: Conclusion IELTS MODEL ESSAY When a country develops its technology, the traditional skills and ways of life die out. It is pointless to try and keep them alive. To… Read More »

IELTS Essay – Changing Jobs

ESSAY QUESTION You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following topic: In the past, employees traditionally worked for the same company for life. Nowadays, many people change jobs, or even careers, at least once in their life. What are the causes and effects of this recent trend? Give reasons for your answer and include any… Read More »