The We Love IELTS team have challenged me to complete a task from IELTS 13 and record the audio of how I would answer the question. I hope this will help you when answering practice questions on your own. I will be completing the task below from pages 82-84 of IELTS 13, so please do follow along with me.
29 January, 2021
Fun fact: most of the birthdays in my family are in November and December. That usually means one thing this time of year: a lot of baking! So, as I sit down to start writing, I still have ingredients and recipes on my mind, which explains my examples for today.
14 December, 2020
'I didn't know. Now I know.' This is a comment on one of our Facebook posts. It was an answer to one of the riddles posted there and after I read it, I couldn't get the comment out of my head. To me, it represents the joy of learning and the transformative power of knowledge. So, I thought I’d try a little experiment. I looked at an area of my life where I’m trying to acquire new knowledge and I wrote down three things I didn’t know.
9 December, 2020
When I was younger, I used to have a recurring dream: I would show up for an exam and fail terribly because I had studied geography but instead it was a history exam. It was extremely stressful.
27 October, 2020
One of my former students has become a good friend of mine. Many years ago, he hired me as a private tutor to work with him towards the General Training version of the IELTS test. He needed the test to apply for a visa to Australia in order to start a job as a carpenter.
9 October, 2020
IELTS is a test. This means that certain answers are considered 'right' and others are considered 'wrong'. In the Listening and Reading test, it's easy to see how this works. However, in the Writing and Speaking test it's more difficult to see what the examiner 'wants' and what is 'right' or 'wrong' as there are so many possible options.
30 September, 2020