Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 37 - The graph below compares the number of visits to two new music sites on the web
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The graph below compares the number of visits to two new music sites on the web.
Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information shown below.
» You should write at least 150 words.
Sample Answer 1:
The graph exhibits the public interest of using two new music websites named Music Choice and Pop Parade in the period of 15 days’ time. According to the graph, the trends were totally unstable and have swung extremely.
The statistics of Pop Parade shows the starting point of 120000 visitors in the first day and decreased during the following 7days with the minimum number of visitors of 40000 on the 7th day. The fluctuation of Music Choice website wasn’t as extreme as the Pop Parade in the first week. The Music Choice started with 40000 visitors in the 1st day and the same number of visitors on the 7th day with small amount of changes during this week. In the 2nd week both of the websites had the increasing interest of visitors i.e. Pop Parade reached to 140000 visitors on the 11th day and Music Choice reached to 120000 on the 12th day, and after some oscillations, the websites ended the 15 day period with 180000 and 80000 respectively.
According to the chart, the rate of 180000 was the maximum of viewers that belongs to Pop Parade and Pop Parade has More public interest for the viewers altogether than the Music Choice within these two weeks.
( Approximately 204 words )
[ by Hossein Komijani ]
Sample Answer 2:
The line graph shows the amount of users of two different music sites namely, Music choice and Pop parade within two weeks. It is clear that both music sites experienced a significant increase in terms of their number of visitors towards the end of the period. It is also noticeable that more people used Music Choice than Pop parade throughout most of the period.
Turning to details, the number of listeners visited Music choice was 120 thousand on the first day and was almost thrice than the visitors by Pop parade which was only 40 thousand on the same day. From first day onwards, the number of visits started to fell noticeably from 120 thousand in Music choice, except Pop Parade which had a slight decline.
By comparison, the number of people visited Music Choice was 120000, compared to Pop Parade which was used by 60000 people on the third day shown. There was a slight fluctuation in the number of visitors to Pop Parade between 20000 and 40000 from on the day 4 till 11, in comparison, having increased from 40k to 140k, the figure for Music choice in 2 days. The visitors of Pop Parade decreased steadily from 120k till nearly 118k in two days and then recovered at that rate, whereas visits of Music Choice peaked at 14th day.
(Approximately 223 words | Written by - Boburshox)
Sample Answer 3:
The given line graph compares the number of visitors in two new music related websites for 15 days duration. As is observed from the graph, Pop Parade music sites got more visitors than the other website except for the 12th to 13th day. On an average, the Pop Parade got more hits from visitors than Music choice website.
Initially, Pop Parade got 120 thousand visitors on day 1 while the Music choice got around 40 thousand visitors on the same day. For the first 1 week, the number of hits on Pop Parade site declined and reached to less than 40 thousand in day 7. On the other hand, Music choice’s visitor count fluctuated and reached to 20 thousand on day seven. After day 9, Pop Parade’s visitors increased dramatically and reached to over 140 thousand on day 11. While the hits on Music Choice website increased to 120 thousand on day 12. On the last three days, both of the websites got a good number of visitors. Finally, on day 15th, the Music choice website’s visitors’ number reached to around 80 thousand while that number reached to over 165 thousand for the other website.
In conclusion, the Pop Parade had been more successful than the Music choice in terms of visitor count and both sites showed fluctuation on their visitor count.
(Approximately 224 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.)