November 28, 2010

6 Tips for Presenting and Justifying an Opinion in IELTS Writing

Today's set of tips would dwell on IELTS writing task 2, particularly with regard to those questions that require you to present and justify an opinion.

1. Identify what your own opinion is. An outline could help you organize your thoughts.

2. Always provide examples to support your opinion.

3. Make use of various paragraphs to separate your points and ideas.

4. Spend more time in task 2 than in task 1.

5. When writing your introduction, never use the words and phrases you see in the question. Always paraphrase.

6. Note the word count. Your essay should have at least 250 words.

Next week, you'll receive some tips when you have to compare and contrast opinions, evidence, and implications in the IELTS Writing Module.

Cheers. :)

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