IELTS Writing Task 2: The Complete Guide To Getting Band 7+
What you'll learn
- Get Band 7 or above in the IELTS Writing Test
- Find out what the IELTS Examiners are looking for when they assess IELTS Writing Task 2
- Understand how IELTS Writing Task 2 is assessed
- Learn how to plan your IELTS essays quickly and effectively
- Find out how to write the introduction, body and conclusion of an IELTS essay
- See how to check your IELTS Writing Task 2 essays for the most common problems
- Intermediate English Language (B1 or higher)
- No knowledge of IELTS Writing Task 2 required - this is explained in the course
Do you need a band score of 7 or above in IELTS Writing Task 2?
Have you taken the IELTS Writing Test several times and keep getting stuck at Band 6 or Band 6.5?
Then this course is for you!
I'm Charles Cornelius. I used to be an IELTS Examiner and I've assessed literally thousands of IELTS Writing Task 2 essays and the same problems keep coming up.
Many test takers do not understand how to get Band 7 or higher. This course will show you what you need to do.
The course is divided into 3 main parts:
Part 1: Understanding the IELTS Assessment Criteria
Find out how IELTS Examiners assess IELTS Writing Task 2, and discover what you need to give them to get a Band 7 or higher.
what is Task Response
how can I get Band 7 for Task Response?
what is Coherence and Cohesion?
the different types of Cohesive Device
how can I get Band 7 for Coherence and Cohesion?
what is Lexical Resource?
how can I get Band 7 or Band 8 for Lexical Resource?
what is Grammatical Range and Accuracy?
how can I get Band 7 or Band 8 for Grammatical Range and Accuracy?
Part 2: Planning Your Essay
If you want Band 7 or higher, you MUST plan your essay. But this is not about jotting down a few ideas. I will give you a 4 Step Process to planning your essay. This process will help you to produce well-organised IELTS Writing Task 2 essays with relevant ideas.
learn a 4 Step Planning Process
find out what extending and supporting your ideas really means
how to write examples - and what not to do
Part 3: Writing Your Essay
Turn your plans into Band 7 essays! I will explain what you need to write in the introduction, body paragraph and conclusion of your essay, and I'll give you lots of examples.
example introductions, body paragraphs and conclusions
By working through this course, you will master everything you need to do to get a Band 7 or above in IELTS Writing Task 2.
Who is this course for?
This course is for English language learners who are preparing to take or retake the IELTS test and need a band score of 7.0 or above in the IELTS Writing Test.
This course is for both the IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training tests.
You will have ACCESS to this course FOREVER. As with all Udemy courses, there is no time limit for completing this course.
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Who this course is for:
- People planning to take or retake the IELTS Test who need Band 7 or higher in IELTS Writing
I'm a qualified teacher with 20 years' teaching experience all over the world, most recently as an English language teacher with the British Council where I taught IELTS exam preparation and Business English. I have also been an IELTS Examiner.
I have a Masters Degree in Education and I am a certified English language teacher.
I'm an experienced teacher trainer, and I have carried out training in English language teaching techniques to classroom teachers in several countries.
I'm the author of two bestselling books and run websites designed for both English language teachers and students.
Qualifications: MA (Education), PGCE (Secondary Education), CELTA