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Reviewing your essay – part of the process of writing

A checklist of practical ways to help the checking process in the exam – don’t leave it to the end – by then it’s too late

   

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The conclusion – a summary of the essay and an answer to the question

Advice on how to make sure your conclusion answers the question and summarises your essay

   

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The content paragraphs – some checklists for before you write

Some ideas to help you write more coherent content paragraphs in the IELTS exam. The big idea is simply that you stop and think before you write and you focus on what you are trying to achieve.

   

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The introduction – the link between the question and the essay

Suggestions on how to write an introduction in the exam with a focus on identifying the question and outlining your position.

   

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Planning IELTS essays – the thinking stage

Some suggestions on how to make your IELTS essay plans practical. Ideas for how to plan and what to plan.

   

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Reading and understanding IELTS essay questions

An overview of why it is important to read the question IELTS essays, with some simple suggestions about how to do this in the exam and a couple of quick quizzes to test your skills.

   

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