Avoid Contractions In IELTS

Essay writing is one of the most important portion of IELTS. Apart from IELTS you always need to write something or other in your daily life. It could be a letter or an article or an assignment. Although while writing informal some minute details get overlooked but this is not the case in academic or formal.

Avoid Contractions In IELTS

One of the mistakes that students generally make is the use of contractions in academic or formal writing. But then what are contractions? Contractions are two words made into one. For example-: shouldn’t, couldn’t etc.
It is preferred that you avoid using them while writing an academic/formal writing. using them may let you lose some marks. Given below are some of the most used contractions and alongside the words that make it. Use the latter one.

Avoid Contractions In IELTS

Avoid Contractions In IELTS


Shouldn’t -> should not
Couldn’t ->could not
Wouldn’t -> would not
Isn’t ->is not
Haven’t ->have not
Hasn’t ->has not

Remember, it does not matter how many things you do right, but how many things you do not do wrong.
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