The 2nd task in IELTS General Writing is to write an essay. Here are the examples of successful responses for a high score. Pay attention to the structure of the answer and how paragraphs composition; main ideas and the examples they are supported with.
To understand the test format of the IELTS Writing Task, it is useful to study samples of successful answers. Pay attention to the structure of the letter; what words and grammatical constructions are used. In this task you can write formal and informal words and expressions.
The letters in IELTS General Writing Task can be formal, semi-formal or informal. For example, you write a complaint letter about some service or a product, to thank a friend, to notify the boss about the changed circumstances, to ask for help, apologize, etc.
One of the marking criteria for Writing Task is vocabulary - the variety of words and expressions that you use. For a score of 7 and above, it is necessary to include advanced words and less common expressions in the letter. It is also important to start and finish the letter correctly.