IELTS Grammar: Conjunctions in writing

ielts examples in writingUsing conjunctions in IELTS Essays

To get a good band score in IELTS writing it is important to use conjunctions effectively. This shows the examiner you can use grammar precisely and helps the flow of your essay, which makes it easier for the reader. A conjunction is a word used to connect clauses or sentences.

These are marked under grammar and are directly linked to coherence and cohesion in the IELTS marking criteria. If you make mistakes with conjunctions it will affect coherence and cohesion. In fact ‘complex sentences’ can be constructed using conjunctions. Let’s take a look at some of these and how to use them correctly.

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How to write an effective IELTS conclusion

A guide to writing a good conclusion for an IELTS essay.

This lesson will show you all about writing a good conclusion. The conclusion is very important in the essay because if you do not write one you will leave a weak impression on the examiner and you will lose a whole band score in task response.

Conclusions are pretty easy to write. You are just rephrasing your main points and restating your opinion. One way to do this is to paraphrase your thesis statement again. No new information should be added to the conclusion and it must be concise and to the point. Do not just copy your introduction word for word either, do not repeat whole sentences or it will lower your score.

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