IELTS pie chart lesson and model answer.

IELTS pie charts in writing task 1.

Updated: April 2024

With IELTS pie charts you have to compare and contrast the information and pick out the key features of the graph or chart and write about those. Here is a detailed lesson about how to approach this kind of task. Take a look at an example task and the model answer.

Static data and dynamic data.

Static data means that the chart shows one period of time. Dynamic data shows two or more periods. It also shows how trends change over a period of time.

Different language will be used for static charts and dynamic charts. Always make sure that you first analyse the chart or graph to see if it is one time period, or if the data is changing over time. If you use trend language for a static chart you will lose marks for grammar.

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