IELTS Writing task 1: Diagrams with a model answer

IELTS Model answer for 3 diagrams over 3 time periods

Here is a tricky looking task. It consists of 3 maps/diagrams over 3 time periods showing changes that have taken place. Actually, it is easier than it looks as long as you logically group the information. So for this model answer, I have 3 main body paragraphs. Each main body covers the map for each year.

Planning is important in IELTS writing task 1 just as it is in the essay section writing task 2. Spend about 3 minutes planning a task 1 as you must analyse the task, think of what comparisons you have to make, the language needed and decide on a logical structure.

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IELTS academic writing task 1: Table on consumer expenditure

Model answer and analysis of a table in IELTS writing task 1.

Tables sometimes show up in IELTS academic writing task 1. In some cases, they are in a double task such as a pie chart and table or a bar graph and table. In this lesson, we have a table on its own with a lot of data. This is taken from Cambridge IELTS 7, page 30, it is a popular example of a table for IELTS teachers.

Before writing anything you will need to analyse the task. Take around 4 minutes to plan, look at the categories, the countries, the year and the highest and lowest statistics. The grammar tense is important to get right too, you can see below that the table shows data from 2002, so I will write in the past tense.

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Writing Task 1: Fast Food Restaurants Bar Chart

ielts writing task 1 model bar chartModel Answer: Bar chart about fast food restaurants

Bar charts are quite common in IELTS writing task 1 academic. Many people panic when they see them but they get easier the more you practice. The most important thing here is that the report should be concise, so you must be selective. This means that you should never write about every single detail in the chart. Aim for around 170 to 190 words.

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