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Preparation and Practice Reading and Writing ACADEMIC MODULE aon | wae AS VALS Wendy Sahanaya Jeremy Lindeck De how) Oe see Wiehdard Ole wall } | ! | i | | Throughout Section 2 you will get most benefit by writing your own answers to the questions before you read the sample answers piven. About the Writing Test _ ‘The Academic Writing test tikes 60 minutes, Lt consists of two tasks. The suggested tine for eacl task is 20 minutes for Task T anid 40 minutes for Task 2. The first task procedure. The s ‘hau Task | “Fo get a gond score on the writing you must answer both tasks. edocs not matter which section you do first equires you to describe a table, graph, chart or process or con tase requites a written angument. Kt carries more marks Getting the Instructions Right Task 1 You should spend about 20 minutes on EXAMPLE ‘The tablelgraphibar charts below show Write a report for-a university lecturer describing the information shown below. You should write at least 150 words 1o0]f IELTS Perortion and Paste | | Task 1 There are four key points to these instructions: © the time ~ 20 minutes © the number of words ~ at least 150 # the text —a report, but not in business report format . a university lectures, Task 2 You should spend about 40 minutes vn this task, EXAMPLE Prevent a written argument or ease t© an educated reader with no specialist knowledge of the following topic. [Essay topic] You should write at least 250 words. ; You should use your own ideas, knowledge and experience and support your arguments with examples and relevant evidence ‘Thete are four key points to these instructions: # the time ~ 40 minutes the number of words ~ at least 250 + the text —a written argument with examples and evidence from your own, knowleds the reader ~ an educated person with only general knowledge of the topic. ‘The IELTS Writing Task | is an information transfer task which requizes you to write a fairly precise account of some information presented in graphic form, such as a graph, table or some form ofa pictorial representation of data In order to complete Task 1 successfully, follow these suggestions. Do not spend more than 20 minutes completing the task, Spend at least 3-5 minutes planning yoje answer Read the instructions carefully Analyse the illustration. Organise the information, Draw a cot Check over what you have written: The Waning er 01 | i | i ( b I i by bE