My IELTS Classroom Podcast

Generating Ideas for your IELTS Essay

November 17, 2020 Shelly Cornick and Nick Lone Episode 35
My IELTS Classroom Podcast
Generating Ideas for your IELTS Essay
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My IELTS Classroom Podcast
Generating Ideas for your IELTS Essay
Nov 17, 2020 Episode 35
Shelly Cornick and Nick Lone

One of the main problems that students face when they start IELTS Writing is generating ideas for IELTS essays. Today, Nick and I look at one way that you should definitely NOT use to find ideas, and then look at two simple approaches that you should. You can read more about today's episodes at: http://blog.myieltsclassroom.com/my-ielts-classro…for-ielts-essays/

In this episode, we will discuss

  1. why relying on "model essays" for ideas is often a mistake
  2. how you can use your life experience to come up with ideas
  3. the top-down approach to idea generation
  4. the bottom-up approach to idea generation 
  5. when it can be a good idea to search for ideas online

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Show Notes

One of the main problems that students face when they start IELTS Writing is generating ideas for IELTS essays. Today, Nick and I look at one way that you should definitely NOT use to find ideas, and then look at two simple approaches that you should. You can read more about today's episodes at: http://blog.myieltsclassroom.com/my-ielts-classro…for-ielts-essays/

In this episode, we will discuss

  1. why relying on "model essays" for ideas is often a mistake
  2. how you can use your life experience to come up with ideas
  3. the top-down approach to idea generation
  4. the bottom-up approach to idea generation 
  5. when it can be a good idea to search for ideas online

Useful Links 

Rate and review My IELTS Classroom
If you are on Apple Podcasts, help us to help more people just like you by rating and reviewing our show. Reviews let other students - just like you - find our information-packed episodes and start their IELTS journey in the best possible way.

Remember, My IELTS Classroom offers a range of IELTS services: