The written Task 1 portion of the Academic IELTS is designed to to test your ability to analyze data presented in English and to express this in writing. As these data sources can be quite random, you will need to train yourself to be flexible.
Examiners gauge there above skill by weighing a student”s performance in four areas.
- Task Achievement
- Coherence and Cohesion
- Lexical Resources
For information regarding the specific differences among bands 6-9 between these four breadths, please refer to the following chart.