All things being constant, what is the difference between Band 7, Band 8, and Band 9? One of the answers is 'Parallel Structure'. Using parallel structures appropriately and accurately can have a dramatic effect on your score.
The IELTS Speaking Section 2 has everyone hyper-worried. Do we speak non-stop? Do we use sequipedalian words? Or do we simply speak whatever comes to our mind? This post has a Band 9 speaking response.