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Sentence structure in IELTS writing and speaking

IELTS needs to see evidence of various types of sentence structure - basic, compound, complex and compound - complex sentences to achieve higher scores in the exam. Many students make the mistake of thinking that writing or speaking with all complex or compound complex structure will get them the highest points. Actually, native speakers use a variety of all sentence structures and basic and compound sentences make up a very large proportion of our speech and writing.


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