Do You Want Band 7 or Band 8 in IELTS Writing Task 2?

This 10 hour course will show you how!

In this course you will learn:

  • what to give the examiner for a Band 7 and Band 8 
  • how to plan an essay that does everything for Band 7+
  • how to write a Band 7+ essay


We all know that you need Band 7 in IELTS Writing to enter university, to get a visa or to get a job.

And Writing Task 2 is the hardest part of the test. You're probably worried about failing the test.

Or maybe you've taken the IELTS test several times and you are stuck at Band 6.

So why is getting Band 7 so difficult?

You think you've done everything right!.

You think you've followed the 'rules'.  

But you can't reach Band 7.

Even worse, the IELTS test is expensive!

And you may need Band 7 quickly!

But if you don't get Band 7, you may have to abandon your plans to live, work and study abroad.

You're worried and frustrated, and sometimes you think about giving up.

But don't worry. I've helped thousands of IELTS students like you.

I know the reasons why people fail to get Band 7 in IELTS Writing.

To get Band 6, you can usually follow 'rules', tips and templates.

But Band 7 is different.

To get Band 7 and Band 8, you need specific help and advice.

You need to know exactly what the IELTS Examiners are looking for.

You need to know what to give the IELTS Examiner

In This Course, You Will Learn:

  • how to get Band 7+ for the 4 different assessment criteria 
  • what IELTS Examiners are actually looking for
  • how to plan your essay using my 4 Step Planning Process
  • how to expand your ideas so that it gets Band 7 and Band 8
  • how to structure your ideas and arguments in a logical way
  • how to write the introduction, body and conclusion of the different essay types
  • how to write flexibly
  • how to use precise vocabulary in your writing
  • how to write examples - and what NOT to do
  • the grammatical structures you need to use for Band 7+
  • the common mistakes made by IELTS Test Takers
  • the key differences between Band 6 and Band 7
  • the key differences between Band 7 and Band 8
  • how to quickly check your essay for the errors that prevent you getting Band 7+
  • and much more!

By working through this course, you will master everything you need to get a Band 7 or higher in IELTS Writing Task 2. 

 "Detailed explanations along with strategies and tips. It's a really helpful course for preparing for IELTS Writing Task 2."

Aisha Khan

 "Great course. Easy to understand. Clearly explains how to get Band 7 in writing. I recommend it." 

Sergey Pecherkin

 "I took IELTS 4 times, always stuck at 6 in writing, then I took this course. Got 7.5!!! Thank you!!" 

Phong Van Anh

Louis Skosana
South Africa

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Charles Cornelius

Charles Cornelius is a qualified teacher and former IELTS Examiner with 25 years' teaching experience all over the world. He has worked for some of the major English language schools including International House, IDP and The British Council.

He holds a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Bath and is a certified English language teacher. 

He is an experienced teacher trainer, and he has carried out training in English language teaching techniques to classroom teachers in several countries. 

Charles is the author of two bestselling books and runs "IELTS Charlie", one of the most highly rated IELTS websites in the world. His courses, for both English language learners and teachers, have been taken by over 70,000 students in over 160 countries around the world.



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Shivani Gala


Gave me the information I needed to write well.

1 month ago
Karla Lovrić

Big thanks!

Big thanks to Charlie, the course definitely prepared me for the writing exam. The videos get right to the point. Charlie explains concepts in-depth and the examples helped out a lot.

2 months ago
Anit Seth

Great course for improving writing

Charlie's course was great! I loved watching the video lessons. I improved my knowledge and skills so much.

2 months ago
Jaroslava Kafková

I love the course

So much information here. Charlie explains everything so clearly with many example. If you want high score you should do this course.

2 months ago
Quynh Tiến Tư


This course has inspired me a lot. I have more confidence in writing. I know what to do to get Band 7. This course explains everything clearly with lots of examples.

2 months ago
Asilah Bazzi

Extremely valuable

Extremely valuable for IELTS Writing. Teacher was outstanding. Lectures are to the point and clear. Many thanks for the quality of your efforts!

3 months ago
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