Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 125 - International tourist arrivals in five countries

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The graph below gives information about international tourist arrivals in five countries.

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Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 125

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The given graph compares the number of international tourists in 5 different countries from 1995 to 2010. As is observed from the given graph, USA had the highest number of international tourists among the given 5 countries and the number of tourists visited France during this period increased rapidly.

Initially in 1995, more than 70 million international tourists travelled USA while just above 30 million tourists travelled to France. Brazil and Egypt had less than 10 million tourists in this year compared to the just above 20 million tourists in Malaysia. Over the period, the total tourists visited these 5 countries increased with some slight fluctuations. After 10 years in 2005, the USA travelling tourists’ number reached to 90 million which was highest among the given 5 countries. In this year the international tourist’s number for France was about 65 million which was a sharp increase compared to the previous international tourists’ number of this country. In Malaysia, Brazil and Egypt the tourist’s number increased but did not exceed 40 million. Finally in 2010, the international tourist’s number of USA and France got to the same point numbering over 90 million each. Compared to the 1 years’ back data, France gained the highest increase of the international tourists. This number also increased in Malaysia and reached to over 40 million which is almost double compared to the figure of 1995. Brazil and Egypt had the least number of international tourists among the given five countries and in 2010 they both had around 25 million international tourists.

In conclusion, France as a tourists' destination got more popular over time USA and France had the largest number of international tourists among the given 5 countries.

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0 # Julia 2016-09-23 16:04
The supplied graph illustrates the number of tourist arrivals in the USA, France, Malaysia, Brazil and Egypt over 15 years, from 1995 to 2010. Units are presented in millions of people. Overall, the USA and France had the highest popularity among international tourists while Brazil was the least preferred place to visit by those tourists.

Initially, in 1995 the USA was the most popular country to visit among 70 million tourists whereas Brazil and Egypt had only 10 million visitors. Malaysia and France were visited by 20 and 30 millions of people respectively.

With time the number of international tourist arrivals increased slightly in the US reaching the peak of 90 million in 2005 and decreased slightly by 2010. France started with only a bit over than 30 million tourists in 1995 and this number increased significantly by 2000, reaching 60 million. The popularity of these countries as tourists destinations kept on increasing. By the year 2010, visiting tourists in the USA grew thrice in 15 years. The popularity of Malaysia kept rising with slight fluctuations until 2005 and after that time its popularity increased rapidly from 30 million to 50 in only 5 years. At the same time, Brazil and Egypt were not much in favour of tourists and the number of arrivals changed insignificantly over 15 years from 10 million to almost 20.
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+1 # Ali 2015-11-17 14:32
The given graph compares the number of international tourists who had chosen 5 different regions namely the USA, France, Malaysia, Brazil and Egypt as their destinations for travelling between 1995 and 2010.

Looking at the detail, the USA had the highest number of international tourists among all those destinations though France got the same number of tourists only in 2000. As is presented as a census of a perusal Egypt and brazil had got the least number of tourists and the number of international tourists visited these two counties were almost same. In later years Egypt got slightly more tourists than Brazil did. Malaysia got 20 million tourists in 1995 and this number reached to nearly 50 million in 2010 after a rapid growth in 2005. France was the most successful countries among others to attract visitors during those years and got the maximum increase in their share of international tourists. In 1995 only 30 million tourists visited France and this amount rocketed remarkably until 2000 and met 60 million and after a gentle slope until 2005 again lunged and reached to more than 80 million visitors and caught USA in 2010. 70 million people chose USA for traveling which was higher than other spheres and finally this amount was equaled to number of tourists who selected France in 2010 as their destination.

In summary France enjoyed the highest growth among all countries in terms of international tourists and the USA had the highest number of such international tourists though the given years.
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-9 # maricel 2015-05-18 00:46

The given tabulated data depicts the comparison of the global market sales of seven mobile phone companies in the year 2005 and 2006. Generally speaking, most of the sales had gone down in the year 2006, except for Nokia, Motorola and Sony Ericsson.

In both years, Manufacturers of Nokia has reached the largest market share having one-third of the overall global mobile phone sales. While, Others Mobile phone Company also presented as the second largest market sale in 2005 which comprising over 19%, but their figure drastically dropped by 3% in 2006. On the other hand, Motorola also shows a significant increase in their sale in 2006 by almost 4% from previous year. However, as Sony Ericsson mobile had been able to maintain their sales with only a slight increase of 1% from 2005. Likewise, a gentle declined of less than 1% for Samsung and LG mobile in 2006.

To conclude, In both years, BenQ Mobile remained the lowest market share globally whereas Nokia Mobile secured the top in its rank as number one leading cellphone company worldwide.
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0 # Manoj 2015-04-02 13:51
Its really awesome. Not only you provided way to jot down comparison and similarity even model answer is also superb.
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