IELTS Writing Assist

Practise your writing skills and receive a personalised action plan to improve your IELTS Writing band score.

Improve your IELTS Writing band score

With practice test feedback and expert coaching, IELTS Writing Assist will enhance your writing skills to improve your test performance.

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“Thank you for the constructive feedback on my essays. This is something I have been looking for, for months, if not years… I wish I could have done this much earlier.”
Furgu (completed IELTS Writing Assist)

How IELTS Writing Assist works

1. Register for IELTS Writing Assist

Register for IELTS Writing Assist Academic or General Training and we’ll send you two writing tasks similar to the real test for you to complete at home.

2. Complete both tasks

Complete the tasks in a quiet place just as you would in an IELTS test, without using a dictionary and sticking to a 1-hour time limit.

3. Send in your completed tasks

Send in your completed tasks and a qualified IELTS expert will review your responses.

4. Receive a personalised report

Receive a detailed, personalised report on your writing skills indicating your strengths and weaknesses and strategies for improvement via a personalised action plan.

Frequently asked questions

What is the cost for IELTS Writing Assist?

The cost of IELTS Writing Assist is AUD $35.00 (including GST) which must be paid at the time of registration.

How do I pay for IELTS Writing Assist?

Payment is through Paypal, allowing you to make credit card payment with Visa or Mastercard, or payment via the payment methods you have established in your own Paypal account

How many tasks will I receive?

You will receive a practice example of Task 1 and Task 2 of the IELTS Academic or General Training test.

In the IELTS Academic Writing Task 1, you will be asked to describe some visual information (graph/table/chart/diagram) in your own words. In Task 2, you will respond to a point of view or argument or problem.

In the IELTS General Training Writing Task 1, you will be asked to respond to a situation, for example, by writing a letter requesting information or explaining a situation. In Task 2, you will be asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem.

You will receive instructions about how many words to write and how to complete the tasks.

How do I submit my IELTS Writing Assist tasks?

You can email them to ieltswritingassist@idp.com upon completion (make sure you have used a clear, black pen or pencil to write your essay and your scan is high quality).

How many days do I have to submit my tasks once I have registered?

You will have 30 days to complete and submit your tasks following registration.

Who will assess my Writing Assist tasks?

Our IELTS experts are all fully trained and experienced teachers who have an extensive understanding of the IELTS test.

How long will it take for me to receive my personalised report on my performance?

Upon receiving your tasks, we will email you your personalised report within 10 business days.

Can I do it more than once?

Yes, you can. New IELTS Reading Assist tasks are made available on a regular basis. Contact IELTS Customer Support if you have any questions.

What happens if I submit my tasks after the 30 day validity period?

The IELTS Writing Assist tasks are valid for 30 days after your registration. If you return your completed task after this 30 day period, they may be returned to you without being marked, so make sure you get your response back to us within 30 days! We’ll send you a reminder email from time to time to encourage you to meet the deadline.

Can I apply for a refund?

We’re confident that Writing Assist will be everything you hope it to be, but if you are unsatisfied with the service, let us know in writing by emailing ieltswritingassist@idp.com within 60 days of registering. We’ll be happy to speak with you to hear your thoughts and will issue a refund to you if that is the remedy you are hoping for.

What is the difference between the IELTS Writing Assist tasks and the IELTS writing test?

The Writing Assist tasks have been created by our IELTS expert and are very similar to real IELTS tasks. The topics and level of difficulty are just like what you will find in an actual IELTS writing test.

Can I get a band score awarded for my Writing Assist tasks?

IELTS guidelines forbid us awarding IELTS scores to IELTS Writing Assist participants. We will, however, point out where your strengths and weaknesses lie in terms of the public version of the official IELTS Assessment Criteria. Your coach will refer to these in the feedback you receive after your interview. IELTS Assist and the IELTS test is a measure of language proficiency on the day of your response. Individual test results may vary based on the individual’s performance on the day of the test.