IELTS academic writing task 1

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A very good site with plenty of questions accompanied with example answers: http://www.ielts-writing.info/index.php/academic-writing-task-1/

A good way to improve your own writing and find out more vocabulary is to read the business news in newspapers. One thing to be careful about is the personal comentary that the reporters may sometimes use. Some suggested reading is:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/asos-sales-climb-38-in-runup-to-christmas-as-high-street-rivals-suffer-9058098.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/burberry-shares-jump-6-as-british-luxury-retailer-sees-strong-growth-in-china-9061440.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/chinas-hony-capital-mulls-bid-for-united-biscuits-9061594.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/analysis-and-features/shoppers-desert-the-high-street-9050337.html

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jan/15/bp-predicts-greenhouse-emissions-rise-third

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jan/15/shopping-smartphone-tablet-uk-increases-18-percent

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25746045

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