Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 57 - Visitors to three London Museums between 2007 and 2012

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1/ Graph Writing - Bar Graph:

» You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The bar chart shows the number of visitors to three London Museums between 2007 and 2012.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

» Write at least 150 words

visitors to London Museums between 2007 and 2012

Model Answer 1: 
The provided bar graph compares the museum visitors in London in three different types of museums from 2007 to 2012. As is presented in the graph, the National Gallery got popularity over time and the highest number of people visited those museums in 2007 and in 2012. 

According to the graph, initially, in 2007 more than 12 million people visited British museum while this number was more than 13 million for Victoria and Albert Museum and only 6.5 million for National Gallery. The popularity of Victoria and Albert museum remain same in the next year while this decreased for the other two museums. The National Gallery museum visitors’ numbers remained increasing each year while the total number of museum visitors decreased in 2009, 2010 and in 2011. Finally, in 2012, the National Gallery got the highest number of visitors amounting more than 15 million, while the number for British museum reached to about 13 million and for Victoria and Albert Museum got 10 million visitors. 
 
In summary, National Gallery gained in popularity over time and more people visited the London museums in 2007 and in 2012 than they did in the years in between these two. 

(Approximately 195 words) 
 
Sample Answer 2:
The bar chart depicts the number of visitors in three London museums namely, National Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum and British Museum over half of a decade, between 2007 and 2012. It is apparent that most people visited the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2007 but in 2012 National Museum became the most attended Museum.
 
As is presented, 12.5, 14 and 6 million visitors enjoyed the British, Victoria and Albert and National Gallery museums consequently in 2007. The visitor's number for the Victoria and Albert museum remained almost the same in the next year but the fans of British Museum plunged remarkably. On the contrary, the number of people who preferred to visit the National Museum kept on growing steadily. This growth for the National Gallery continued each year and it became the most attended museum in 2012 with around 17 million visitants. The spectator’s numbers for the Victoria and Albert Museum oscillated during these years and after a huge fall in 2010, the number of its visitors swelled up monotonously and reached to 10 million in the final year. The trend of the visitors in the British Museum was somewhat similar to the Victoria and Albert museum’s visitors which ended being the second most popular museum in 2012 with around 14 million guests.

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