Archive for the ‘Essay Writing’ Category

General essay writing strategies

November 24th, 2013 in Essay Writing

Most standardized English tests include writing tasks. For example, the TOEFL writing section has two tasks. It takes about 50 minutes. The IELTS writing section, too, includes two tasks. It takes about 60 minutes.

How to organize your essay?

July 21st, 2013 in Essay Writing

Whether you are studying at a university or preparing for a test like TOEFL or IELTS, essay writing is an important skill you need to master. Many students can write a good essay if they get enough time. Unfortunately, this is not possible on a test. So how can you write a good essay in 30 or 40 minutes? Follow the strategies given in this section to improve your score in the TOEFL and IELTS writing sections.

Parts of an essay

July 7th, 2013 in Essay Writing

Many different types of essays are asked on tests like TOEFL and IELTS. Regardless of whether you write an argument, a preference, or a comparison essay, the basic components of an essay remain the same.

How cohesive devices improve your writing?

March 18th, 2013 in Essay Writing

Cohesion means unity. In writing as well as in speech we use certain words and expressions to establish connections among ideas in a sentence and paragraph. These cohesive devices add unity to your answer. If you do not use them often enough, your essay will become a collection of disjointed sentences.

How to edit your work?

March 17th, 2013 in Essay Writing

Time limit is the biggest problem that many students face while writing an exam. Unfortunately there is hardly anything that you can do about it: time limits are going to stay here. However, you can improve your score by following the tips given in this article.

Ways to prepare your essay

February 19th, 2013 in Essay Writing

Good essay writing skills are essential for success in examinations like TOEFL and IELTS. Even if you are not preparing for a standardized test you will still find good writing skills extremely helpful. Here are a few tips to improve your essay writing skills.