HOW TO WRITE

BAND 8 ESSAY

UNDERSTAND

THE QUESTION

Step 1

FIND THE KEYWORDS

A Band 8 IELTS Essay is closely related to the question, and sufficiently extended with arguments and examples. 

 In order to achieve this,  - READ THE QUESTION 2 or 3 TIMES  - MARK THE KEYWORDS.

PLAN YOUR

ESSAY

Step 2

THINK AND WRITE

Think before you write. Planning is as useful as Vocabulary and Grammar. 

Candidates who plan  - RARELY GO OFF-TOPIC, and - SCORE HIGHER

Step 3

PARA- GRAPHS

INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH

Re-write the question in your own words.  Use synonyms and a different setence structure.

PARAPHRASE

THESIS

Give your opinion State your opinion or summarize the main ideas discussed.

BODY PARAGRAPHS

The main idea of the paragraph

TOPIC SENTENCE

ARGUMET

The points you would like to include

EXPLANATION

Write a few lines on the point you made 

CLOSE

Close the paragraph 

CONCLUSION PARAGRAPH

CONCLUDE

Close the discussion Now, it's time to state a clear opinion and/or a summary of the essay. Try and limit yourself in two or three sentences. 

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