Well candidates opting for General are asked to write a letter Types of letters are -
Each type of letter has different vocabulary if not followed properly can alter the entire meaning of letter
Letter has three parts
You need to write purpose , details in body part and action needed in closing part
I m sure fillowing the writing standards will beg you more bands always
Task 1 for Academic is Graph , process chart , pie chart , bar , table , Line chart or Map in which theres a comparison of present with past or sometimes future
Its advised to not to copy data as its already been given instead try to compare facts & figures, organise them and never forget to write an overview which has 2-3 key features.
Tense part also hd to take care of else you will lose bands.
Besides regular Practice and Mock test , there are many factors that altogether contribute to higher bands . To understand the whole process , one has to go through how writings are marked
Task achievement 25%
Coherrence & Cohesion 25%
Lexical resources 25%
Grammatical range & accuracy 25%
Start with enriching vocabulary with the help of dictionaries , watching movies , reading books etc using connectors , wide word range is a big Win- win situation. Next comes your ideas and how well you have put them into sequential manner , then how your content or ideas related to the question asked and then look for accuracy of Grammar , tenses and verbs , subject verb agreement etc
By regular practice and through mock practices sessions