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This article will look at some of the common letters and give some advice on how to approach each. There are many different types of letters that appear on the test (asking for or giving advice, applying for work, declining an invitation, etc.). One

When writing in English, it is common for students (and native speakers) to focus on using correct grammar and vocabulary. Quite often, very little attention is given to other features of writing such as punctuation, which is a mistake. Using

On the IELTS Writing test, one thing that we must consider is tone. In fact, tone is something that is important whether we are communicating in writing or when we are speaking. Using the correct tone helps to ensure our message is received clearly

Finding a subject or situation in an IELTS letter writing task that you have nothing to say about is very rare. Even if you do come across something that seems unusual to you, you can still complete the work if you keep your wits about you.

In this series, we’ve looked at how to expand your vocabulary for your IELTS by creating vocabulary sets on common IELTS themes. So far, we’ve explored the topics of education, transportation, environment and travel & holidays. In this fifth and