Want to keep learning?

This content is taken from the Cambridge Assessment English's online course, Inside IELTS: Preparing for the Test with the Experts. Join the course to learn more.

How’s my writing?

Now you have the chance to practise using the IELTS Academic Writing assessment criteria to find ways to improve some writing.

Imagine your friend or classmate has shown you the piece of writing below, and they have asked you to help improve it. It’s an answer to the task you saw in Step 1.15.

How could this writing be improved? What has the writer done well?


You can click the image to enlarge it. You can also click here to see the original handwriting.

Use what you’ve learned this week to help you, and write some comments below. Please be friendly – this writing was written by a real person, and that person may read your comments!

When you come back next week, we’ll show you an examiner’s comments on this writing.

Share this article:

This article is from the free online course:

Inside IELTS: Preparing for the Test with the Experts

Cambridge Assessment English

Get a taste of this course

Find out what this course is like by previewing some of the course steps before you join: