IELTS Academic Writing practice tests
The Academic Writing test is 60 minutes long.
The here are two tasks. Candidates are required to write at
least 150 words for Task 1 and at least 250 words for Task
2. Both responses should be written in a formal
IELTS Academic Task 1
You will be asked to describe some visual information
(graph/table/chart/diagram), and to present the description in your
own words. You may be asked to describe and explain data, describe
the stages of a process, how something works, or describe an object
or event. You need to write 150 words in about 20 minutes.
IELTS Academic Task 2
You will be presented with a point of view, argument or
problem. You need to write 250 words in about 40 minutes.
Below are samples of Task 1 and Task 2.
(Note that the Academic Writing test is
different to the General Training Writing
Academic Writing sample tasks
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