IELTS Report, topic: Line graph describing the consumption of fish and meat

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The graph below shows the consumption of fish and different kinds of meat in a European country between 1979 and 2004.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.

Write at least 150 words.

Line graph of the consumption of fish and meat in a European country

The graph illustrates the quantities of fish and different kinds of meats consumed in a European country the time period 1979 and 2004. Over this span of 25 years, the consumption of beef, lamb and fish decreased while the consumption of chicken has dramatically risen.

The biggest consumption in 1979 was (about 220 grams per person was consumed every week) while the lowest consumption in 1979 was (around 60 gram ). The amount of fish which was eaten remained almost constant at about 50 grams from 1979 2004. The trends of beef and lamb consumption were similar, with decreases in amount in between the years. While beef consumption had declined from over 200 grams per person per week to around 100 grams during 25 years, 150 grams to approximately 50 grams the same period.

In contrast, chicken consumption had gradually a peak at 250grams per person week between 1994 and 2004.

This report covers the requirements of the task. The main trends and features were sufficiently developed. The candidate has arranged ideas coherently, though at times they report data in a repetitive way. The range of vocabulary is adequate. There are a few errors in grammar and word choice (mouse over the underlined words shows suggestions for improvement). Overall, this task response meets the expectations and seems good enough to achieve Band 7.

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IELTS report, topic: Double line graph describing the birth rate in China and the USA

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The graph below compares the changes in the birth rates of China and the USA between 1920 and 2000.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.

Write at least 150 words.

Line graph birth rates in China and the USA

The graph some striking similarities between the Chinese and the US birth rates from 1920 to 2000. Both countries experienced considerable fluctuations in the similar period with during the 1940s and during the .

The birth rates in China rose from 10% in 1920 to 15% in 1935. Later, the figure plunged to a low of 5% in the 1940s and was followed by an exponential growth to the peak of 20% in 1950. Next, the fertility rate dropped sharply to 8% in the following five years. Finally, the figure declined gradually to 3% during the latter half of the century.

Meanwhile, the US had similar birth rate of 12% to that of China in 1920. The figure fluctuated in between 12% and 14% during 1920s and 1930s until it hit a low of 4% in 1945. Five years later, the birth rate reached a peak at 15% in 1950 but it made a steady fall to the final figure of around 7% in 2000.

This report covers the requirements of the task. The main trends / features were sufficiently developed. The candidate has arranged ideas coherently, though the use of linking words can be improved. The range of vocabulary is adequate. There are a few errors in grammar and word choice, and one instance of inaccurate data. Overall, the task response meets the expectations and seems good enough to achieve Band 7.

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