Writing Task 1

IELTS Writing Task 1: Describing a Process

Writing Task 1

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The illustration below shows the process of tying a bow tie.

Write a report explaining to a university lecturer how to tie his bow tie.

Write at least 150 words.

IELTS Writing Process

IELTS Writing Task 1: How to Organise Your Answer

Here’s a quick guide on how to organise an IELTS Writing Task 1 answer into paragraphs. This applies only to the Academic module. Note that the organisation of the answer may change depending on the question type.

IELTS Writing Task 1: Comparison Diagram with Sample Answer

Task 1 Question

The diagram shows the skeletal systems of two ancestors of modern human beings.

Write a 150-word report for a university lecturer describing the diagram and making comparisons where relevant.

IELTS Comparison Diagram

IELTS Writing Task 1: Cycle Diagram with Sample Answer

Task 1 Question

The diagram below illustrates the carbon cycle in nature.

Write a 150-word description of this diagram for a university lecturer.

Carbon Cycle

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Where do IELTS Academic visitors come from?

The world map above gives a breakdown by country of visits to ielts-academic.com in June 2012. By far the largest group of users comes from South Asia, with 3,124 from India and 1,885 from Pakistan over this one-month period.