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Writing Task 2: Understanding the Question and Deciding on an Answer



Before you start writing your Writing Task 2 essay, you need to take some time to read and understand the question, before deciding on your anwer (and then, of course, writing a plan!)


In this article, we will:


  1. ๐Ÿค” Look at common mistakes IELTS candidates make when reading questions and thinking of answers

  2. ๐Ÿ” Describe what top IELTS candidates do when reading questions and thinking of answers

  3. ๐Ÿ“ Go over a 4-step essay planning strategy

  4. โš–๏ธ Compare how 4 different IELTS candidates read and think of anwers to Writing Task 2 questions

  5. ๐Ÿ’ก Discuss some Pre-Writing Pro-Tips