The Academic Writing Task 2 Study Guide

The most comprehensive study guide EVER to ensure success in your task 2 essay.


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Worried about Messing Up the dreaded task 2 essay?

Ready to learn the best strategies to help maximise your chance of writing a band 7+ task 2 essay in 2020?

Many students tell us they are extremely nervous about this section because they don’t know how to properly plan an IELTS essay, they have never learnt which strategies to use for each of the 5 question types and they have never been taught the band 7+ synonyms (amongst other things).

There is no doubt that the task 2 essay is one of the most feared parts of the IELTS because it claims so many victims…particularly those who haven’t prepared properly.

Now I’m sorry for jumping to conclusion, but I assume you don’t want to be one of the many students who underachieve in this task, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this! Right?

Well, fear not!

We have put ALL of the band 7+ advice and strategies you will ever need in our Academic Writing Task 2 Study Guide. After working your way through the book you will feel more confident and relaxed about tackling the task 2 essay.

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Here's how you'll improve by using the task 2 study guide:

NEVER fail the Essay again

Learn the secret strategies used by band 7, 8 & 9 students, so you never have to worry about failing the essay.

Increase your CONFIDENCE with writing

The study guide ONLY contains advice that WORKS, so you can relax knowing your writing skills will be very high quality.

Achieve Band 7, 8 or 9 in ANY Essay Question

Develop the skills to analyse, plan & answer ANY question to band 7 or higher. No need to worry about the topic of the question!

Become a top-performing student

Our study guide contains secret techniques that aren't found ANYWHERE else, so you gain an advantage over other students. and improve your future prospects.

Write like a NATIVE speaker

Learn the most effective writing strategies, so your essay will be the equivalent of a high-standard native English speaker.

Write a PERFECT essay EVERY tIME

Know the techniques to ensure your essay will impress any examiner and gain top marks in the IELTS.

NEVER forget what to write in the exam

Find the most effective ways to generate ideas and know EXACTLY what to write in each paragraph.

Complete your essay in LESS TIME than you're given

Learn how to write your essay QUICKLY and EFFECTIVELY, so you never run out of time in the exam.

Broaden your IELTS Band 7+ vocabulary

We tell you the EXACT words you should use in each type of essay to achieve band 7+.

Improve your career prospects

Employers & universities want to see you have a high standard of written English, just like we teach in this guide.

Follow PROVEN band 7+ frameworks

Learn the same frameworks used successfully by thousands of students each year. No guesswork!

Maximise your task 2 success

Have the peace of mind that you are being given the most accurate advice from real IELTS tutors & examiners.

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Common Questions

Here's the answers to some common questions:

Yes. Most people find the essay difficult and fail to achieve their desired band score.

You may get asked to write a 250 word essay about ANYTHING. That’s why we teach you the secrets of answering ANY question to band 7+ level, so you’re prepared for the exam.

Remember, the task 2 essay is worth 66% of your writing band score, so if you underperform in this, you will receive a poor score for your writing band score.


All of our study guides are developed by a team of native English IELTS teachers/tutors & examiners, so you get the best quality information.

You will also naturally learn how to answer the essay just like a native (because that’s how we teach our students).

Yes it will, as long as you’re willing to put the effort and hard work in.

We tell you ALL the secrets, you just have to take the time to learn them really well.

We help thousands of students successfully prepare for the IELTS each year (with varying abilities). Old, young, native, non-native speakers, good English skills & poor English skills – we can help you achieve success.

It’s really simple and easy to use.

All you have to do is download the study guide, follow the advice and learn the strategies before taking the IELTS.

It can be downloaded onto any device – smartphone, tablet, laptop or computer.


Everything has been written so you can understand it easily.

The advice in our study guide is proven to work.

Many students use our frameworks and methods and go on to secure IELTS band 7, 8 or 9.

Our products also have a 100% satisfaction guarantee, so if your band score doesn’t improve after using the information accurately, we will refund your money. 

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Everything you need to ace the IELTS essay is contained in this study guide.

However, if you think you would benefit from another study guide (such as the Writing Task 1 Guide or the 12-Week Study Plan), then you can purchase it if you want.

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It depends on your ability. Some people will be able to write a band 7+ essay in 1 week, others may need much longer.

Our Task 2 Study Guide is designed to make IELTS Essay preparation quick and simple, by giving you step-by-step help so you will start making progress immediately!

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Academic Writing Task 2 Study Guide 

  • Understand The 5 Most Common Reasons Why Students Will Fail Task 2 In 2020

If you understand the reasons why students fail Task 2, you can take steps to prevent this happening to you. We uncover the 5 main reasons for failure in this chapter and teach you how not to be an underachiever.

  • Learn The 9 Golden Rules To Guarantee Task 2 Success

From your vocabulary to planning, if you understand these 9 rules of success and implement them properly, you will achieve at least band 7 in Task 2, guaranteed.

  • Discover The 10 Common Essay Topics You May Get Asked In 2020

By studying the most common Task 2 topics, you are more likely to maximise your success. We uncover what these topics are and show you exactly how to use this information to your advantage.

  • Links To The Best Common Topic Preparation Websites 

Improve your vocabulary, discover key synonyms and enhance your writing skills. Get access to the best websites to help you study the most common topics. 

  • Discover The EXACT Band 7+ Frameworks Used By The Most Successful Students For Each Of The 5 Question Types

Want to be a successful IELTS student? These detailed, easy-to-follow frameworks will show you how to effortlessly structure your essay and achieve band 7, 8 or 9.

  • Band 7+ Model Answer With Detailed Step-By-Step Framework Analysis

See our framework in action. In this section we show you how to write a model answer using our Task 2 framework, one sentence at a time.

  • Learn The 5 Types Of Question Every Band 7+ Student Must Know

Each type of essay question requires you to use a different essay structure. You must know what these question types are if you want to maximise your chances of Task 2 success.

  • Understand How ‘The Snowball Effect’ Leads To Failure And How To Avoid Falling Into This Trap 

Master the ability to identify when the snowball effect is happening and learn how to prevent it happening in the real exam.

  • Discover How To Analyse ANY Task 2 Question 

If you can’t analyse a task 2 question, you are destined to fail. We teach you the precise steps involved in analysing ANY question like a professional, so you feel more confident in the exam.

  • Learn The Most Effective Band 7+ Essay Planning Strategy

Writing a plan is one of the most powerful ways to improve your band score. We show you the most effective way to write one and the single best place to write it. We also demonstrate using the planning strategy, step-by-step, in a model answer.

  • Understand The 4 Principles Of Paraphrasing And Use Them To Impress The Examiner

Paraphrasing is a key skill to learn as it forms a crucial part of your essay. Uncover the best ways to paraphrase to boost your band score, complete with examples.

  • Discover The Exact Synonyms Which Will Boost Your Task 2 Band Score

You should never try to learn long lists of synonyms – this will have a negative effect on your IELTS score. But if you learn our concise list of Task 2 synonyms, and use them appropriately, we guarantee you will improve your band score. 

  • Discover Our Exclusive ‘Four-Two-Fifty’ Word Count Technique To Guarantee You Write Enough Words In Your Essay

Learn our special strategy to ensure that you write enough words in your essay, without wasting time counting each one in the exam. This method will save you valuable time and give you peace of mind in Task 2.

  • 9 Noun-Verb Agreement Rules You Must Learn To Succeed

Writing sentences that don’t make sense is a sure-fire way to fail the exam, so understanding these noun-verb rules can be the difference between failure and success in the IELTS.

  • Learn The Proven Methods Of Using Cohesive Devices To Score At Least Band 7 In Task 2

IELTS examiners are experts in finding errors in your grammar. In this section you will learn all the tips & tricks to help you impress the examiner with the correct use of cohesive devices in a Task 2 essay.

  • How To Use Complex Structures To Score Band 7+ In The Writing Section

Understand what complex structures are and how to use them appropriately in task 1. How do you make them? How many should you use? Where should you use them? We discuss everything you need to know.

  • The Number 1 Complex Structure Pitfall

Discover the most common reason students fail to use complex structures properly in the exam and why it leads to band score underachievement.

  • Master The IELTS Excellence Task 2 ‘Damage Limitation Strategy’

Scared that you won’t know what to write in Task 2? Our ‘Damage Limitation Strategy’ will show you how to still achieve Band 7 even if you panic in the essay.

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