Mistakes in IELTS Writing Webinar by Grade University

10 Typical Mistakes in IELTS Writing

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Many test-takers face certain difficulties when describing visuals in IELTS Academic Writing Task 1, which leads to typical mistakes. This happens due to not knowing how to prepare and what to avoid during exam preparation. However, these problems can be easily solved. You can improve your IELTS score if you try out our advice.

Andrii Pigariev, one of the authors and coordinators of the IELTS Academic Writing self-study course, shares the list of most typical mistakes students and candidates make in IELTS preparation and on the day of the exam, based on his own experience of teaching for IELTS. We are going to discuss the problems that arise for many test takers and students as well as those that can affect the score candidates receive for their IELTS Academic Writing Task 1.


  • Teaching writing
  • Teaching for exams


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Andrii Pigariev


DOS, CELTA, CELT-P/S Course trainer, International speaking examiner, Conference speaker

Who is this Video for?

  • Teachers in public schools
  • Individual tutors

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