The Society is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2017 essay prize is Annemarie McLaren of the Australian National University, Canberra, for her essay 'Neither 'Middle Ground' nor Native Ground': Reading the life of Goggey, an Aboriginal Man on the Fringes of Early Colonial Sydney'.
Prizewinners will be invited to present a paper on the topic of their essay at a Hakluyt Society Symposium (in which case travel expenses within the UK will be reimbursed) Submissions for the 2018 prize are now being invited, the deadline for which will be November 2017.
The Hakluyt Society awards an annual essay prize (or more than one, if the judges so decide) of up to a total of £750. The competition is open to any registered graduate student at a higher education institution (a university or equivalent) or to anyone who has been awarded a graduate degree in the past three years. If possible, t
Thank you to all the wonderful learners who entered our Competition this year. The Markers report that the standard of the essays was high and they had difficulty selecting the winners. Unfortunately some essays were disqualified because of plagiarism. Congratulations to all the Winners for 2015 and their Teachers.
Schools who wish to be included on the 2016 Form mailing list should email the Society with postal details. (see )
IELTS practice essay questions for the topic of society
IELTS practice essay questions for the topic of society. I have labelled essay questions which have been reported in the test by students which means they are written based on their memory of their test question. Other questions below have been written based on common IELTS issues to give IELTS students practice in preparing ideas for topics.