IELTS writing test - sample answers

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1.5.1 Meadowside Village - Sample

The diagram shows the development of Meadowside village into a suburb of the city of Fonton from 1962, through 1985 and up to now to the present date.

In 1962, the village was just plain there were no without any infrastrustures yet as well as or houses and the place was quite boring and empty. However, in 1985, a leisure complex was built and it started to have a housing estate beside it and a superstore to the north. A road from the north to the east inside the village was also developed. Another road was built connecting from the city to the village.    

At present, the village has been extended and it has now developed into a suburb. A hotel has been constructed at the center near the city of Fonton. From there, you can see a new station where people can travel from the cityand going to the suburb. The place is now becoming busy and a new business park has also been established near the station.

Altogether, the new suburb is now bigger, and a more accessible and well-equipped location. In short, a beautiful place to live in which is near the city.

Red = corrections

Green = suggested improvements

Word count 180

Minimum word count: 150          

Task Achievement

Very strong – a very clear and precise overview of the information is given.

Coherence & Cohesion

Very strong – very logically sequenced with appropriate linking.

Lexical Resource

Very strong – wide range of verbs used.

Grammatical Range & Accuracy

Very strong – high degree of accuracy with wide variety of structure.


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