No, that is informal and the IELTS essay must have formal language.

Since March, 568 enterprises, laying off more than 104,000 workers, have closed down. Prices on average have risen by 248% compared to 1913 prices, though urban centers are hit the hardest; in Moscow prices inflated by 836%. Meanwhile, real wages fell by 57.4% since 1913. Bread rations are severe; in Moscow the ration allows 2 pounds of bread per person, for an entire week. In this month, there are 440 cases where peasants and soldiers seize the land of big estate holders. The Provisional Government can barely keep up with the amount of work required to supress the countless uprisings.

For example, a recent study from the IMF showed that… / Research indicates that…

The Provisional Government refuses to pass an agrarian act for the desperate food crisis in the nation, and the wide-scale disenfranchisement of the peasantry. Instead, the Government condems looters and forced seizures of the land.


Don’t learn phrases to impress the examiner.

One of the striking example of negative impact on environment is Axzon A/S company in Ukraine....

Izvestia reports plans by the Provisional Government to close a series of factories in Petrograd, potentially leaving thousands jobless. Meanwhile, the Oranienbaum garrisons inform the government that they support Kronstadt.


Socialist Party :: Lenin's April Theses, 1917

Fortunately, even though we live in an anarchical world, the international sphere of today’s time has some semblance of order even though it lacks a central government, institutions, and laws....

Lenin's "April Theses" (1917) - The History Guide -- Main

The reason for this problem is because people memorise particular phrases to use to increase their score. You are marked on your ability to adapt sentences and phrases to the particular task and issue, not memorise generalised phrases to get a higher score. One phrase suits all issues isn’t going to work in a language test. Another problem is that students think if they learn a particular phrase this will give them a chance for a higher score. The aim of this lesson and advice is not to rely on learned phrases to boost your score.

Lenin's The April Theses (1917) [Published in Pravda, No

The Anarchists made a wrongestimate of the time, for they did not understand the world situation: the worker of Englandcorrupted by imperialist profits; the Paris Commune destroyed; the bourgeois-national movementin Germany flushed with recent victory; and the semi-feudal Russia still sleeping the sleep ofcenturies.

Extracts from Lenin's April Theses (1917)

There are three factors to be considered in this argument: Shostakovich’s basiccharacter, as evidenced by statements made by and about him, Shostakovich’s own statementsabout his development, and the evidentiary matter mentioned above. Since the first, hischaracter, influences how we weigh the other facts, it will be discussed first.

Lenin’s April Theses: ‘A program for a real revolution’ | …

The Acquisition of new land in North America, and the willingness to step in militarily in foreign affairs made the U.S a juggernaut in the eyes of the other nations....