Video: Don’t Use These Words in IELTS Writing Task 2!

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Do you know there are certain words that you should not use in Writing Task 2?

They can actually prevent you from getting high vocabularydon't use words ielts writing task 2 scores.

What is more, these are words that IELTS candidates use all the time in their writing!

It’s difficult to memorize high-scoring words for Writing Task 2, because you have no idea what the topic will be.

However, there are certain words that students use all the time, no matter the topic, in their Task 2 essays.

So, you should learn higher-scoring, more interesting ways to paraphrase these common, band score 5-6, phrases.

 

 

Basically, don’t use words in your essay that are too easy or too general.

  • Don’t use “some”. Instead, be more specific.
    • Don’t just say, “Some laws will make people healthier.”
    • Instead, say, “There should be a law that requires all adults to walk 2 miles a day.”

 

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  • Don’t use “people”. Be more specific.
    • Say exactly who you are referring to, for example, “individuals, citizens, youth, mature adults, employers.”
  • Don’t say “good”.
    • Instead, use: stunning, stellar.
  • Don’t say “bad”.
    • Say: loathsome, horrific.
  • Never, ever say “a lot”.
    • Use: a great deal, a plethora, a shocking quantity.

All of these phrases are perfect to use in IELTS Speaking Part 3 as well!

Add to this list of paraphrases, and keep this list in front of you while you practice writing and speaking.

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  • 1) AEE teachers are super stunning / stellar .
    2) The news is loathsome / horrific .
    3) Not all the shows are funny .
    4) All individuals, citizens, youth, mature adults, employers and college students headed to polls to cast their votes yesterday . The voter turnout was high .
    5) A great deal / a plethora / a shocking quantity / a large amount of money was spent on presidential election this year .