5 Easy Ways to Improve Cohesion in IELTS Writing Task 2
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Improve your cohesion through using collocations, repetition, and three other techniques (the fifth is really easy).

Improve your cohesion through using collocations, repetition, and three other techniques (the fifth is really easy).

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  • 1. IELTS VOCABULARY 5 EASY WAYS TO IMPROVE COHESION IELTS WRITING TASK 2
  • 2. IELTS VOCABULARY 1. FOUR WORD COLLOCATIONS
  • 3. IELTS VOCABULARY COLLOCATIONS MAKE OUR WRITING SOUND MORE NATURAL AND MORE COHESIVE.
  • 4. IELTS VOCABULARY COLLOCATIONS REDUCE ERRORSBY USING GRAMMATICALLY PERFECT CONSTRUCTIONS, AND THEREFORE IMPROVE GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY
  • 5. IELTS VOCABULARY MAY BE DUE TO THE THERE ARE A NUMBER OF IS ONE OF THE MOST IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE RESULTS OF THIS STUDY
  • 6. IELTS VOCABULARY IT CAN BE OBSERVED THAT THIS MAY BE DUE TO THIS MAY BE DUE TO THE FACT THAT THE RESULTS OF THIS STUDY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE IN THE CASE OF THE
  • 7. IELTS VOCABULARY USE COLLOCATIONS IN THE INTRODUCTION.
  • 8. IELTS VOCABULARY INTRODUCTION: Economic development is one of the most critical elements of government policy due to the fact that...
  • 9. IELTS VOCABULARY INTRODUCTION: Public education is one of the most important challenges facing the western world today. This may be due to the fact that...
  • 10. IELTS VOCABULARY INTRODUCTION: Health issues are some of the most important matters facing the west due to the fact that...
  • 11. IELTS VOCABULARY INTRODUCTION: Environmental issues are some of the most common challenges facing developing countries in Africa nowadays. It can be observed that....
  • 12. IELTS VOCABULARY Examples are necessary in practically all of the Task 2 questions. Therefore mastering how to present an example can guarantee you points. Here are some structures to follow...
  • 13. IELTS VOCABULARY For example, it should be noted that recent studies by the IMF show that London is one of the most important financial centres in the world. This may be due to the....
  • 14. IELTS VOCABULARY For instance, there are a number of studies by various Governmental bodies that show that Norwegian oil plays an important part in the global economy. This may be due to the fact ...
  • 15. IELTS VOCABULARY 2. REPETITION
  • 16. IELTS VOCABULARY You can improve your cohesion by repeating key nouns in your paragraph. To get a higher score substitute them with synonyms, for example if my essay is about air pollution I could use: These fumes, The smog, Air contamination, This serious issue... It needs to be dealt with severely....
  • 17. IELTS VOCABULARY 3. TRANSITION SIGNALS
  • 18. IELTS VOCABULARY Transition signals give a paragraph coherence because they guide your reader From one idea to the next. For a list of points you can use first, second, next and finally. To introduce a conclusion you can use clearly, in summary, in conclusion. To introduce a result use accordingly, as a result of, as a consequence of.
  • 19. IELTS VOCABULARY 4. CONSISTENT PRONOUNS
  • 20. IELTS VOCABULARY Use consistent pronouns, avoid changing from singular to plural, first to second person, for example; You can see how students have changed over the last decade, in the 60s a student was often seen as struggling in economic hardship. It can be seen how students have changed over the last decade, in the 60s they were often seen as struggling in economic hardship. *However, you may need to bend this rule a little just to show the examiner your wide vocabulary of synonyms.
  • 21. IELTS VOCABULARY 5. ONE IDEA
  • 22. IELTS VOCABULARY Finally, try to keep to one central idea per paragraph, this makes it easier to follow, especially in a short essay such as the IELTS Task 2.
  • 23. IELTS VOCABULARY Hi Ben, How are you today? I would like to thank you for all the help. I got 7.5 in my IELTS exam. (8.5 Listening, 8 Reading, 7 Writing and 7 Speaking). Your podcasts, especially the essay checks and your tips on how to structure the essay helped me a lot in my examination. Thank you again, and more power to your program. Best Regards, Mary
  • 24. IELTS VOCABULARY Dear Ben, I get my score and I meet the requirement!!! Overall 7.5 with 8.5 in listening, 8 in reading, 7 in writing and speaking. I am so happy about it. Thank you so much for your help! Julia
  • 25. IELTS VOCABULARY Hi Ben I am writing to thank you for your kind assistance. Your method works. I took and exam twice since I had purchased your ebook. I got an incredible result in Writing immediately (7.5 in January and 8 in March), although previous results was 6 and 6.5 Could you tell me if you have similar methods or materials related to Speaking part? It is highly important to me because my last result was Speaking 6.5. I failed again and I am so frustrated. I was wondering if you could give me some advice related to my problem? Thank you in advance.
  • 26. IELTS VOCABULARY Hi Ben, thanks a lot for your help! I was great! I got a 7.5 in writing! I am so happy! I wrote the essay like you said in your book! Perfect! Thanks for everything! Cornelia