Below you will find a list of writing topics included in our Compass writing download.
When you have a look at the items below, you will find that they cover the same types of topics as the passages on the actual examination.
You will see academic passages from both the social and natural sciences on this part of the test, as well as those that have a more conversational tone.
Remember that this part of the test is evaluating your knowledge of the standard structures than are commonly used in academic English.
Bear in mind that conversational or colloquial English is quite different than academic English.
That is because we often speak in a very informal way, which sometimes includes non-standard forms.
A typical non-standard form would be the word ain't, for example.