Thursday, September 25, 2003

IELTS Writing Task 1

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Sample IELTS Writing (Just the Links)
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Sample IELTS Writing


Task 1
1. The charts below show the age patterns of malaria sufferers and the health effects of malaria on people in Kenya.  Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.
2. How a Canal Lock Works
3. Write a short description of the carbon cycle using the diagram and notes below.
4. The chart and graph below give information about sales and share prices for Coca-Cola. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
5.  The diagram below shows how cocoa beans are prepared for export to countries that make chocolate.  Summarise the information by selecting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
6.  The diagrams below show stages in the development of the camera since its invention in 1839.  Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
7.  The diagram shows how a dredging boat will be used to keep the canals in Venice clear of mud. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
8.  PERCENTAGE OF SAME SEX AND AGE GROUP AUSTRALIA, 1996 CENSUS
9.  The graphs below show the numbers of male and female workers in 1975 and 1995 in several employment sectors of the republic of Freedonia. Write a report for a university teacher describing the information shown.
10.  The chart below shows employment figures in different tourism-related industries between 1989 and 1999. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
11.  The diagrams below show the development of a small fishing village and its surrounding area into a large European tourist resort. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
12.  The diagram below shows the typical stages of consumer goods manufacturing, including the process by which information is fed back to earlier stages to enable adjustment. Write a report for a university lecturer describing the process shown.
13.  The charts below show the number of Japanese tourists travelling abroad between 1985 and 1995 and Australia’s share of the Japanese tourist market.  Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
14.  The table below shows social and economic indicators for four countries in 1994, according to  United Nations statistics. Describe the information shown below in your own words. What implications do the indicators have for the countries?
15.  The flowchart illustrates the production of coloured plastic paper clips in a small factory. Write a report for a university tutor describing the production process.
16.  The chart below shows the different types of goods and services purchased online in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom in one year. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
17.  The graph below shows the figures for CFC emissions in four countries between 2005 and 2009. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
18. The diagram shows how a transaction works at an automated teller machine in five steps, allowing us to withdraw money from any participating bank in the world.
19. IELTS Scores

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