Academic Writing Task 1 Sample

IELTS Academic - Graph Writing:

In your IELTS Academic Writing Task 1, you will be given with one or more graph(s) (i.e. bar, column, line or pie), table, flowchart, map or process diagram and you need to summarise the main information, compare data, show contrasts and trends, identify significant trends and describe a process. You should write between 150 to 200 words and the minimum word requirement is 150. You are advised to finish your report writing in 20 minutes. Always present factual data based on the diagram presented, and NEVER assume something, even if this is a common knowledge. Write in a way so that the reader (examiner in this case) can very easily follow the trends of the graph and understand the factual information regarding the diagram.

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Graph Writing # 165 - Percentages of home schooled students 21952
Graph Writing # 164 - Household recycling rates in three different countries 42538
Graph Writing # 163 - Population of turtles in India from 1980 to 2012 55740
Graph Writing # 162 - Greenhouse gases trap energy from the Sun 72059
Graph Writing # 161 - Annual expenditures on cell phone and residential phone in the US 58860
Graph Writing # 160 - Average levels of rainfall in Marley in the UK 16695
Graph Writing # 159 - Number of girls per 100 boys enrolled in different levels of school education 42590
Graph Writing # 158 - Sales made by a coffee shop in an office building on a typical weekday 59875
Graph Writing # 157 - Time younger and older people spend on various Internet activities 47763
Graph Writing # 156 - Number of vehicles per thousand people in China 20255
Graph Writing # 155 - Plan A & B shows a health centre in 2005 and in present day 107029
Graph Writing # 154 - Number of cosmetic procedures performed in Korea 22259
Graph Writing # 153 - Average monthly rainfall and temperature of East Africa 91332
Graph Writing # 152 - The percentage of unemployed graduates 40263
Graph Writing # 151 - Monthly household income spent on various items by two groups 51625
Graph Writing # 150 - Online sales for retail sectors in New Zealand 134540
Graph Writing # 149 - Results of surveys in 2000, 2005 and 2010 about one university 63444
Graph Writing # 148 - British people giving money to charity by age range 110441
Graph Writing # 147 - Projected population growth of China and India 35465
Graph Writing # 146 - Passengers travelled on five types of transport in a European country 22916