Grammar in IELTS Writing Task 1

Grammar in IELTS Writing Task 1

GRAMMAR RANGE / ACCURACY is one of the criteria for evaluating your Writing.

- GRAMMAR RANGE - The variety of grammar you use. For example, if you write simple and grammatically identical structures, the score for this criteria will be around 5.5-6.0. To get higher score, you need to use all sorts of different grammar:

- ACCURACY - control of grammar and punctuation, flexibility and accuracy.

Passive Voice

was added

after being moved is then...

has been constructed

Tense Forms

Past Simple: rose, fell, decreased

Past Perfect: By 2000 ...had risen

Future expressions: is projected, is expected, will, is predicted to


… before rising

After peaking at …


... the average oil price had more than doubled ...

... much more popular

The least popular

More languages ...

Fewer students ...

The highest percentage of/the lowest proportion of


There was a dramatic rise in the …

The figures rose dramatically …