Writing Task 1 Instructions

Writing Task 1:

For this task, you will be given 3 minutes to read a text on an academic topic.

Then you will listen to a brief lecture on the topic. You should take notes on paper as you read the text and listen to the lecture.

When the lecture is finished, you will see the reading passage again on a new screen where you will write your essay.

You will then be allowed 20 minutes to write about the relationship between the ideas discussed in the text and the ideas discussed in the lecture.

You should use your notes to write your essay.

You should NOT give your opinion on the topic.

You should write at least 150 words.

Be sure to read the question carefully and answer it completely in your essay.