IELTS Writing: Achieve A Target 8 Score!
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IELTS Writing: Achieve A Target 8 Score!

Discover how to write Band 8 answers for the IELTS writing section (Academic test mode) - Task 1 & 2!
3.6 (54 ratings)
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Created by Timothy Dickeson
Last updated 5/2015
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 11 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand exactly what makes a high scoring answer
  • Understand exactly how high scoring answers and structured and written
  • See high scoring model answers
  • Discover an easy way to identify the different question types (Task 1 & Task 2)
  • Get high scoring expressions to use for the Task 1 report
  • Discover how to write a complete high scoring Task 1 report
  • Get high scoring transition / connecting phrases to use for the Task 2 essay
  • Discover how to write a complete high scoring Task 2 essay
  • Lots of practice questions for you to practice
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Requirements
  • Students will need to have a reasonable level of English in order to use and follow the instructions
Description

Jennifer Ann [Student Review] - "This course helped me to understand the right format, essence and structure of task 1 and task 2. I just followed the tips and with constant practice, I have scored my target mark in IELTS! Mr. Tim is willing to check and mark the sample essays of the students which are added bonus.

Bong Yew Tzuu [Student Review] - "I found your course really useful. Most importantly, it is easy to understand."

Discover The Secrets To Writing High Scoring Answers For Less Than Half The Cost Of Most IELTS Preparation Books!

Did you know most people fail the IELTS exam because of the writing section?

To get a high score in the IELTS writing section you must learn how to formulate answers in the correct way using the correct structure.

This course will teach you step-by-step how to write answers that will give you an 8 level score on the IELTS exam (Academic test mode).

Master The IELTS Writing Section By Learning Strategies You Can Use To Immediately Increase Your Writing Score!

  • Get high scoring sample answers for Task 1 and Task 2
  • Discover how to write answers that align with the IELTS scoring criteria
  • Get sample questions to practice for Task 1 and Task 2
  • Understand exactly how high scoring students write their answers
  • Discover how high scoring paragraphs are structured
  • Find out exactly how to write full high scoring answers for Task 1 and Task 2
  • Gain worldwide recognition for your English language skills with an 8 level score in the IELTS writing section!

Achieving a high score on the IELTS opens up many doors for you. The IELTS can give you the necessary language level for your immigration visa, employment options or studying at any tertiary institution you desire.

Mastering the IELTS is actually not as difficult as it may seem, you just need to learn how to do it. I have written this IELTS writing course to provide a step-by-step system you can follow to immediately increase your writing score.

All of the course content has been taken from my years of experience teaching IELTS and researching exactly what students must do to achieve a high score. I have also written several best-selling IELTS preparation books which you can find on almost any market-place.

I know exactly what works and what doesn't work when it comes to IELTS writing.

This course is perfect if you want to learn how to pass the writing section in easy to understand steps.

Contents and Overview

This course contains 29 lectures which are straight to the point and easy to follow and understand. It is designed for anyone who wants to increase their IELTS writing score for visa, employment, or study purposes.

Covering both Task 1 and Task 2 of the exam, you will begin by understanding the different question types and the structures to use for each type.

You will then learn how to formulate each paragraph for each answer step-by-step by following exactly how I do it in the lectures.

By the end of the course you will know how to:

  1. Identify the different question types
  2. Use the correct structure for each type
  3. Write a powerful introduction (both Task 1 and 2)
  4. Develop strong supporting paragraphs (Task 2) and middle paragraphs (Task 1)
  5. Finish your answers with a clear and concise conclusion (both Task 1 and 2)
  6. Write answers which align with the scoring criteria and that the evaluators love
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for people who are going to take the IELTS "Academic" test mode
  • This course is not for people who are going to take the IELTS "General Training" test mode
  • This course is meant for people who require a high score on the IELTS exam
  • This course is for anyone who has taken the IELTS before but didn't achieve the score they wanted
  • This course is for anyone who has never taken the IELTS before and wants clear step by step instructions for how to answer the two writing questions
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Curriculum For This Course
31 Lectures
01:11:11
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Introduction
1 Lecture 00:41

What this course is & how to get the most from it.

Preview 00:41
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IELTS Writing Overview
3 Lectures 03:59

Understand what the IELTS is.

Preview 02:31

Understand why people don't achieve a high score in the IELTS writing section.

6 Key Reasons Why People Fail The IELTS
00:26

Understand what the IELTS writing section is.

Preview 01:02
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Task 1 Essential Knowledge
3 Lectures 09:08

The key criteria the IELTS evaluators use to score your answers.

Preview 05:30

The different Task 1 question types used in the exam.

Preview 02:40

The best structure to use to achieve a high score for Task 1.

The Structure You Must Use
00:58
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How To Write A High Scoring Report - (Task 1)
9 Lectures 14:38

Understand how the Task 1 question is structured.

Task 1 Question Analysis
02:24

A breakdown of how to write a great Introductory paragraph.

How To Write A High Scoring Introductory Paragraph
01:48

A breakdown of how to write a great Overview Middle paragraph.

How To Write A High Scoring Overview Middle Paragraph
02:21

A breakdown of how to write a great Detailed Middle paragraph.

How To Write A High Scoring 'Detailed' Middle Paragraph
01:50

A breakdown of how to write a great Concluding paragraph.

How To Write A High Scoring Concluding Paragraph
01:28

The full sample answer used in the previous lectures.

High Score Sample Answer (In Full)
00:52

Obtain additional points by using these effective expressions and phrases.

Super Effective Expressions/Phrases To Use In Your Report
00:22

You Must Do These Things If you Want An 8 Score (Task 1)
02:57

Check and review your practice reports with this checklist to make sure you have included everything.

High Score Checklist For Task 1
00:36
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Task 2 Essential Knowledge
4 Lectures 11:17

Criteria the IELTS evaluators use to score your Task 2 answer.

Scoring Criteria For Task 2
03:58

A clear explanation of the different question types used for Task 2.

How To Identify The Different Task 2 Question Types
03:46

Test your knowledge of the different Task 2 question types.

Question Type Test
01:38

The best structures to follow and use for the different Task 2 question types.

Best Essay Structure To Use For Each Question Type
01:55
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How To Structure A High Scoring Essay - Task 2
9 Lectures 26:06

Sample question used for the following lectures.

Task 2 Sample Question (Used for following lectures)
00:11

A breakdown of how to write a great Introduction.

How To Write A High Scoring Introduction
04:32

A sample high scoring Introduction.

High Score Sample Introduction
00:25

A breakdown of how to write great Middle/Supporting paragraphs.

How To Write High Scoring Middle/Supporting Paragraphs
08:30

A breakdown of how to write a great Conclusion.

How To Write A High Scoring Conclusion
02:07

Obtain a higher score using these effective transition/connecting phrases.

The Best Transition / Connecting Phrases To Use
00:48

How to manage your time effectively during the exam.

Time Management Skills To Help Maximize Your Score
05:02

Things you must do to achieve a target 8 score

You Must Do These Things If You Want An 8 Score (Task 2)
03:49

Check and review your practice essays with this checklist to make sure you have included everything.

High Scoring Checklist For Task 2
00:41
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Sample Questions
2 Lectures 01:07

Task 1 questions for you to practice.

Task 1 Sample Questions
3 pages

Task 2 questions for you to practice.

Task 2 Sample Questions
01:07
About the Instructor
Timothy Dickeson
3.6 Average rating
56 Reviews
626 Students
2 Courses
IELTS Teacher/Consultant

Timothy Dickeson is an IELTS & TOEFL Consultant who is in high demand due to his methodical approach to making test preparation simple for the IELTS & TOEFL.

His methods are very effective and his students often achieve above anticipated results which has proven that his strategies get results.

Timothy was born in Australia and has a double bachelor degree with honours.

He has taught English (IELTS + TOEFL) in Australia, Europe and South America.

He has also written several best selling test preparation books including: IELTS Grammar Guide, IELTS High Score System, IELTS Writing - How To Achieve A Target 8 Score.

Timothy has owned test preparation businesses in Chile and Australia, and now runs a publishing company specialising IELTS and TOEFL preparation.

He loves helping people achieve results and is constantly refining and working on better ways to deliver books and courses for students.