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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Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 141 - Changes that have taken place at West Park Secondary School 70104
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 140 - Amount of money that a children's charity located in the USA spent and received 36245
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 139 - Amount and type of fast food consumed by Australian teenagers 52098
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 138 - Numbers of men and women attending various evening courses 33852
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 137 - The map below shows the changes in an American town between 1994 and 2010 55668
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 136 - Historical oil prices per barrel from 1973 to January 2009 12792
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 135 - Number of visitors to a local cinema according to age in 2000 14279
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 134 - Proportion of monthly household income five European countries 15862
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 133 - Number of books read by men and women at Burnaby Public Library 35297
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 132 - The table below shows the results of surveys about one university 22081
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 131 - Four countries of residence of overseas students in Australia 39453
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 130 - The diagram below shows the environmental issues raised by a product 63638
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 129 - Quarterly sales figures of Woodward chocolate bars for 2010 17100
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 128 - Consumption of renewable energy in the USA 34374
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 127 - British survey taken in 2005 related to Housing preferences of UK people 19737
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 126 - Number of minutes of telephone calls in Finland 17701
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 125 - International tourist arrivals in five countries 39340
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 124 - Monthly expenditure of an average Australian family 36413
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 123 - GDP growth per year for three countries between 26988
Academic IELTS Writing task 1 Sample 122 - The chart below shows male and female fitness membership 33390