Living in an English speaking nation, it is inevitable to avoid written communication. One may have to face a situation where one is to write to government officer or newspaper editors. Then it is necessary to write correct formal English. The IELTS Writing aims to evaluate a candidate’s writing skills on a wide range of topics. It may require to assess how well an aspirant can use a range of correct vocabulary and grammar;organisethoughts and ideas; and write an appropriate response. There are two different versions of IELTS writing - IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. To some aspirants academic writing is applicable while to some general training writing. For both types of aspirants, we provide IELTS classes in Gurgaon. We have expertise in both the modules of writing.The subject matter of the two types of tests is different.
It is very important for a candidate to understand the type of tasks in Academic writing section of IELTS exam. IELTS Academic writing generally involves two tasks. Our trainers provide more than sufficient training of both the tasks. While attempting the writing tasks, one must write complete paragraphs because writing in bullet points attracts penalty. The answers must be written within the word limit of 150 words or 250 words, as the case may be.
First type of task in academic writing is to describe some visual information.
In the first task of academic writing, some visual information is provided to the candidates and they are supposed to describe the given information in their own words. The information may be provided in the form of a graph, a table, a chart, or a diagram. The description should be written in a formal or a semi-formal style. One must learn to embrace the most crucial and relevant aspects while some minor details may be skipped.
We train the candidates in writing original text because plagiarism is penalized in IELTS exam. If a test taker resorts to plagiarism, it impacts her/his band score. Our study material is so comprehensive that if practiced well helps the candidates score a high band score in IELTS writing. It makes us one of the most preferred IELTS classes in Gurgaon.
Second type of task in academic writing is to respond to an argument or a point of view or a problem.
The second task of academic writing requires the candidate to focus on writingrelevant and coherent answers. There isno standard format of writing for completing this task. For instance, the task is to write on a particular aspect of health, then the candidate should provide a relevant and specific answer instead of writing a general essay on health, which is penalized in IELTS. Relevance to the topic is an essential component of this task in IELTS writing. During the initial days of training many candidates provide general answers and with the continuous support and critical feedback of our expert faculty they start writing relevant to the topic.
General Training Writing
IELTS General Training writing generally also involves two tasks.
First type of task in General Training writing is to respond to a situation or explain a situation.
The first task of General Training writing is to explain a situation in writing. A candidatemust demonstrate her/his ability to make correct use of English language. In addition to this, the candidates should beable organise information cohesively and follow English letter-writing conventions. For this purpose, the candidates are assigned to write personal response to a situation. The difficulty level in general training writing is not so rigorous as it is in case of academic writing. The candidates are required to write about everyday situations.
This may include writing a letter to a university administration officer about some admin related issues. Our expert trainers provide outstanding guidance to the IELTS aspirants in choosing an appropriate style of writing. There are nuances specific to IELTS writing and with our training a candidate learns to deal with them.IELTS preparation in Gurgaon is easy now.
Second type of task in General Training writing is to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem.
This task aims to evaluate a candidate’s ability to use correct English language while writing a discursive essay. A discursive writing requires presenting arguments either for the topic or against the topic. In another format of discursive writing involves presenting a balanced viewpoint on that subject matter. One should also take care of the English discursive writing conventions, which include appropriate start and finish, writing style, order of information, etc. The information must organised cohesively and coherently. The answers have to be precise and relevant.
Despite clear instructions many candidates are unable to write as per the expectations of the examiner and that is where our teachers help candidates learn these skills during the IELTS training. The faculty plays a pivotal role in grooming of the students on how to present / write different types of information such as point of view, argument or problem. The students learn the key skills of providing general factual information, justifying an opinion, outlining a solution, and evaluating evidences and ideas.
Very often, topics for this task are of general interest such as ‘should smoking be banned in public places’, ‘why joint family systems have broken’, ‘should the leisure activities of children be educational’, ‘how to solve the environmental problems’, ‘who should bear the expenses of elderly people, etc.
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