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Mastering IELTS Writing: Task 1 (Academic)

Complete preparation to achieve the band score you need (Band 6 to Band 8) in IELTS Academic Writing Task 1.
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Create coherent, organised responses to a variety of different question types
Select appropriate data accurately and quickly for your response
Create a variety of complex grammatical constructions with flexibility and accuracy
Learn the precise process for writing a high-scoring response in IELTS Writing Task 1 Academic
Use a range of vocabulary appropriately and with precision for a variety of questions

Over 1,500 5-Star Reviews

“The best course ever! I jumped from 6.0 to 7.5 in writing in only one month with this course.”  – Jaime Dantas

Should I take this course?

Are you struggling to achieve a Band 7 or above score in IELTS Writing Task 1?

Do you get nervous when faced with line graphs, pie charts, bar charts or tables?

Are you unsure of how to write about detailed maps and complex processes?

If so, this course is for you.

My previous course – Mastering IELTS Writing: Task 2 – has the highest number of 5-star ratings of any IELTS Writing course on Udemy (6,000+). It has been enrolled upon by over 50,000 students from 150+ different countries, and is statistically 6 times more engaging than the average IELTS course.

Now, I am bringing you Mastering IELTS Writing: Task 1.

This course contains the same high-quality tuition, the same crisp, clean, accessible presentation, and the same invaluable expertise acquired through thousands of hours of IELTS tuition which is offered in my Task 2 course. 

Why waste time and money on outdated course books, inexperienced teachers and failed exams? Learn the tips, tricks, secrets and techniques required to succeed in IELTS Writing Task 1, and take control of your IELTS future today! 

This is the IELTS Band 7+ complete prep course for IELTS Writing Task 1.

And if you’re not completely satisfied, you can claim a full refund within 30 days!

Please note that this course is not appropriate for students studying for IELTS Speaking, IELTS Reading, IELTS Listening or for students of the TOEFL exam.

How will this course help me?

This course will teach you how to write what the IELTS examiners want to read in IELTS Writing Task 1. It is aimed at students who are trying to achieve Band 7, but will also be extremely valuable for any students aiming for Band 6 or Band 8. Even Band 9 students will learn something new here!

You might think that the IELTS examiners only care about a wide range of vocabulary, correct spelling and accurate grammar. This is wrong. These are all important, but there is so much more you can do to boost your score.

Mastering IELTS Writing: Task 1 tells you exactly what you need to know to succeed in this English language exam.

During this course, you will:

  • understand how the IELTS exam, and the writing test in particular, is structured and how it should be approached

  • learn how to write an answer to any Writing Task 1 question after learning how to recognise different question types

  • learn how to manage your time wisely, how to plan your response effectively, and how to structure your writing appropriately

  • learn how to identify key trends, select important data and achieve a high level of statistical accuracy 

  • find out how to increase your range of vocabulary related to graphs, charts, processes and maps quickly and effectively

  • study the steps you need to take in order to achieve grammatical range and accuracy

  • learn many of the ‘secrets of success’ that will help you to get the best score possible

  • discover many of the most common mistakes made in this part of the eaxm

  • begin to feel confident, assured and increasingly prepared for the writing test in your next IELTS exam

General Overview

An Introduction to the Course

You can download a free PDF/eBook version of the course by clicking on the final lecture! 

An Introduction to the IELTS Exam
Understanding Writing Task 1
What Do You Want From Me? (How To Get Band 7+ in IELTS Writing Task 1)

Approaching the Response

The Different Task 1 Question Types
Top Marks - A Brief Look at a Task 1 Model Answer
Planning Your Response (Including Time Management)
Three Common Mistakes to Avoid
Approaching the Response - Quiz

This short quiz will help you to review what you have learnt in this section. 

Answering the Question (Task Achievement)

Identifying Main Trends / Differences
Selecting Key Features
Assuring Accuracy
Answering the Question - Quiz

This short quiz will help you to review what you have learnt in this section. 

Structuring the Response (Coherence and Cohesion)

Detail Paragraphs
Cohesive Devices and Referencing
Structuring the Response - Quiz

This short quiz will help you to review what you have learnt in this section. 

Writing the Response (Lexical Resource - Vocabulary)

Vocabulary for Graphs with a Trend
Vocabulary for Comparative Graphs
Vocabulary for Maps
Vocabulary for Processes
Paraphrasing the Task Language
Writing the Response - Quiz

This short quiz will help you to review what you have learnt in this section. 

Tuning the Response (Grammatical Range and Accuracy)

Using Complex Sentences in Task 1
Comparative Grammar
Using Punctuation in Task 1
The Importance of Relative Clauses
Tuning the Response - Quiz

This short quiz will help you to review what you have learnt in this section. 


Demonstration: Answering Task 1 From Start to Finish
Secrets to Success - Tips and Techniques in Task 1
How to Practice Effectively
Getting Guidance
Good Luck!
Bonus: Live Class Example
BONUS: Free PDF/eBook! More Model Answers!
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