IELTS ACADEMIC WRITING
It has two writing tasks of 150 words and 250 words.
In Task 1 candidates are asked to describe some visual information (graph/table/chart/diagram), and to present the description in their own words. They need to write 150 words in about 20 minutes. In Task 2 candidates are presented with a point of view or argument or problem. They need to write 250 words in about 40 minutes.
Below are samples of Task 1 and Task 2. (Note that candidates for IELTS Academic do a different Reading test to IELTS General Training) ).
|DOWNLOADABLE ACADEMIC WRITING SAMPLES|
|Academic Writing Sample Task 1 (PDF, 257KB)|
|Academic Writing Sample Task 1 (PDF, 411 KB)|