Less in not good
To make sure your band score is not reduced, Make sure you write atleast 150 words in task 1 and 250 words in task 2. Practice and write at your home to check how many words you write in a single sentence. It will give you an understanding of how many lines you need to write.
Quality, Not Quantity
Quality, Not Quantity is sutra of writing a proper essay. You will not get more points by writing longer essays. Write what is required and make sure you save some time to recheck your grammar and sentence formations.
Task 2 needs more time
Task 2 has 100 words and carries more marks than Task 1. Spend 20 minutes on Task 1 and 40 minutes on Task 2. You can write any task first.
Handwriting is not the priority to the grader. But make sure you write clearly so he can read what you are writing. Poor handwriting may hurt you if the grader can’t understand your handwriting
Wall of Words is bad
Paragraphs and structure will help you. Make sure you divide up your arguments or topics you are discussing into paragraphs, so the grader can clearly see what you are trying to say.
Don’t copy the question
Don’t start your answer by starting your sentence with the question (rubic). Use your own words to reframe the question if it needs to be used in the answer
User different types of Sentences
Use different sentence types to show you can use simple, compound and complex sentences. The examiner will keep an eye out to see what range of grammar is being used to form your sentences
Understand the question
The biggest mistake student any student does is to wrongly interpret the question. Read the question few times to make sure you are answers what is being asked. If you answer is not matching up with the question that was asked. Lower Band score.
Read all Instructions
Instructions are the most important piece of information you cannot skip. Real all instructions carefully to understand how to answer each question properly.