Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 35 - Information on rental charges and salaries in three areas of London
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The table below provides information on rental charges and salaries in three areas of London.
Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information shown below.
» You should write at least 150 words.
» You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
Weekly rents per property (£/w) Salaries needed (£/year)
Of the three areas mentioned, Notting Hill is the most expensive with weekly rents starting at £375 (salary approximately f 100,000) and rising to £738 per week for a 3-bedroom property. To afford this, you would require a salary in the region of £200,000 per annum. Alternatively, Fulham is the cheapest area shown with rents ranging from £215 per week for a one bedroom property to £600 per week for a 3-bedroom property. To rent in this area, salaries need to be somewhere between £85,000 and £170,000 depending on the number of bedrooms required. For those able to pay in the middle price range for accommodation, Regent's Park might be a more suitable district.
(Approximately 163 words)
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