Conditionals in Writing Task 2

I read a lot of academic IELTS essays but it’s quite rare that I see any form of conditional used. The use of these constructions sends a signal to the examiner. Second and third conditionals are a sign of B1users of the language and mixed conditionals are B2/C1. You...

Remark or resit?

Every day I hear of people who have received their results and are disappointed to have achieved 6.5 in writing because they needed 7.0. Also, every day I am asked to advise whether to apply for a remark. First, most people achieve higher scores in the other three...

A common grammatical error

This week I have spent he same simple grammatical error from two otherwise excellent students. It is highly likely that you will use some form of the verb ‘to grow’ in the IELTS academic writing paper part one when describing a rise in a statistic. It’s an irregular...