Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 35 - Information on rental charges and salaries in three areas of London

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)

Academic IELTS writing task 1 sample 35
Sample Answer :
The table shows two sets of related information: the relative cost, in pounds, of renting a property with one, two or three bedrooms in three different suburbs of London and an indication of the kind of annual salary you would need to be earning to rent in these areas.

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) 

( This model answer can be followed  as an example of a very good answer. However, please note that this is just one example out of many possible approaches.)

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-1 # Jessica 2015-08-16 03:32
Please, can you upload the comparison between three table charts. Thanks.
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