Mastering IELTS Writing: Task 1 (Academic)
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Mastering IELTS Writing: Task 1 (Academic)

Complete preparation to achieve the band score you need (Band 6 to Band 8) in IELTS Writing Task 1 Academic.
4.7 (2,060 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
8,961 students enrolled
Created by The IELTS Teacher
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • NEW FOR 2020: Live Monthly IELTS Writing Classes - Free!
  • Create coherent, organised responses to a variety of different question types
  • Select appropriate data accurately and quickly for your response
  • Create a variety of complex grammatical constructions with flexibility and accuracy
  • Use a range of vocabulary appropriately and with precision for a variety of questions
  • Learn the precise process for writing a high-scoring response in IELTS Writing Task 1 Academic
Requirements
  • You should have a minimum level of English of B1, otherwise the content may be too challenging
  • You do not need to know about the IELTS exam before you begin as this will be covered in Section 1
  • You should come to the course with an open mind and a willingness to work hard!
Description

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**NEW: Free Monthly IELTS Writing Live Classes For All Students**

Sign up and open the bonus lecture (final lecture) to book your spot!

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-- ** OVER 1,000 5-STAR REVIEWS ** -- 

"The best course ever! I jumped from 6.0 to 7.5 in writing in only one month with this course."  - Jaime Dantas, November 2019

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Should I take this course?

Are you struggling to achieve a Band 7 or above score in IELTS Writing Task 1?

Do you get nervous when faced with line graphs, pie charts, bar charts or tables?

Are you unsure of how to write about detailed maps and complex processes?

If so, this course is for you.

My previous course - Mastering IELTS Writing: Task 2 - has the highest number of 5-star ratings of any IELTS course on Udemy (3,500+). It has been enrolled upon by over 25,000 students from 150+ different countries, and is statistically 6 times more engaging than the average IELTS course.

Now, I am bringing you Mastering IELTS Writing: Task 1.

This course contains the same high-quality tuition, the same crisp, clean, accessible presentation, and the same invaluable expertise acquired through thousands of hours of IELTS tuition which is offered in my Task 2 course. 

Why waste time and money on outdated course books, inexperienced teachers and failed exams? Learn the tips, tricks, secrets and techniques required to succeed in IELTS Writing Task 1, and take control of your IELTS future today! 

And if you're not completely satisfied, you can claim a full refund within 30 days!

How will this course help me?

This course will teach you how to write what the IELTS examiners want to read in IELTS Writing Task 1. It is aimed at students who are trying to achieve Band 7, but will also be extremely valuable for any students aiming for Band 6 or Band 8. Even Band 9 students will learn something new here!

You might think that the IELTS examiners only care about a wide range of vocabulary, correct spelling and accurate grammar. This is wrong. These are all important, but there is so much more you can do to boost your score.

Mastering IELTS Writing: Task 1 tells you exactly what you need to know to succeed in this English language exam.

During this course, you will:

  • understand how the IELTS exam, and the writing test in particular, is structured and how it should be approached

  • learn how to write an answer to any Writing Task 1 question after learning how to recognise different question types

  • learn how to manage your time wisely, how to plan your response effectively, and how to structure your writing appropriately

  • learn how to identify key trends, select important data and achieve a high level of statistical accuracy 

  • find out how to increase your range of vocabulary related to graphs, charts, processes and maps quickly and effectively

  • study the steps you need to take in order to achieve grammatical range and accuracy

  • learn many of the 'secrets of success' that will help you to get the best score possible

  • discover many of the most common mistakes made in this part of the eaxm

  • begin to feel confident, assured and increasingly prepared for the writing test in your next IELTS exam

Who this course is for:
  • Students who want to learn how to get a high score (Band 7+) in Task 1 of the IELTS Writing test, Academic module
  • Although this course is aimed at those who need a Band 7 and above in Task 1 Academic, it will also help those trying to get a 6 or 6.5
  • This course is NOT appropriate for students who need help in IELTS Writing Task 1 General Training, Writing Task 2, Listening, Reading or Speaking
  • This course is NOT appropriate for students who do not already have a fairly good level of English. If your most recent IELTS score was 5 or lower, then this course may not be helpful for you
Course content
Expand all 30 lectures 04:19:52
+ General Overview
4 lectures 29:23

You can download a free PDF/eBook version of the course by clicking on the final lecture! 

Preview 09:29
Understanding Writing Task 1
05:18
What Do You Want From Me? (How To Get Band 7+ in IELTS Writing Task 1)
08:44
+ Approaching the Response
4 lectures 31:17
The Different Task 1 Question Types
04:13
Planning Your Response (Including Time Management)
07:14
Three Common Mistakes to Avoid
04:24

This short quiz will help you to review what you have learnt in this section. 

Approaching the Response - Quiz
6 questions
+ Answering the Question (Task Achievement)
3 lectures 22:03
Identifying Main Trends / Differences
07:46
Selecting Key Features
06:06
Assuring Accuracy
08:11

This short quiz will help you to review what you have learnt in this section. 

Answering the Question - Quiz
6 questions
+ Structuring the Response (Coherence and Cohesion)
4 lectures 48:04
Introductions
11:37
Overviews
12:32
Detail Paragraphs
14:21
Cohesive Devices and Referencing
09:34

This short quiz will help you to review what you have learnt in this section. 

Structuring the Response - Quiz
8 questions
+ Writing the Response (Lexical Resource - Vocabulary)
5 lectures 43:29
Vocabulary for Graphs with a Trend
09:32
Vocabulary for Comparative Graphs
06:54
Vocabulary for Maps
10:59
Vocabulary for Processes
05:51
Paraphrasing the Task Language
10:13

This short quiz will help you to review what you have learnt in this section. 

Writing the Response - Quiz
8 questions
+ Tuning the Response (Grammatical Range and Accuracy)
4 lectures 32:49
Using Complex Sentences in Task 1
06:58
Comparative Grammar
13:22
Using Punctuation in Task 1
06:54
The Importance of Relative Clauses
05:35

This short quiz will help you to review what you have learnt in this section. 

Tuning the Response - Quiz
7 questions
+ Conclusion
6 lectures 52:47
Demonstration: Answering Task 1 From Start to Finish
23:52
Secrets to Success - Tips and Techniques in Task 1
08:07
How to Practice Effectively
06:07
Getting Guidance
06:42
Good Luck!
06:26
BONUS: Free PDF/eBook! More Model Answers!
01:33