When you are preparing for the IELTS exam, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by connecting words, also known as cohesive devices. We know they are part of your coherence and cohesion score when you are graded. However, there are so many connectors and it is not always clear which type you should use. In this guide, I’ll clear up this confusion and give you a list of the most important connectors for your IELTS task one.
I came across this IELTS task one process diagram question recently on Facebook and thought that it looked really hard! It can be easy as an IELTS tutor to just pick interesting questions where it is easy to show off some good techniques, so I thought it would be a good idea to do the best possible job with a less than ideal question. After all, IELTS students don’t get to cherry pick questions; why should teachers?
IELTS task one is the first part of your writing exam. In this section, you will have to describe a diagram. This might sound easy, but it’s easy to make a mistake if you’re not sure what you’re doing. That’s why I made this guide to help you get this tricky section right the first time. This guide is for the academic version of the test. Check back soon for our guide to the general version of task one.