IELTS Reports- Band 7

IELTS Writing – samples of IELTS reports of Band 7

IELTS Report, topic: a pie chart of leisure activities

You are advised to spend a maximum of 20 minutes on this task.

The following pie charts show the results of a survey into the most popular leisure activities in the United States of America in 1999 and 2009.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

You should write at least 150 words.

Leisure activities pie-chart
Leisure activities pie-chart

The reveal information about the most common leisure activities which the engaged in between 1999 and 2009. Overall, the largest percentage of people living in the US enjoyed walking.

As can be seen clearly, the figures for soccer, camping and walking increased slightly by to 18%, 9% and 31% respectively during the ten-year period. On the other hand, the proportions of people yoga (5 to 10 % ) and swimming ( 9 to 18% ) over the same period.

By contrast, the witnessed a significant decrease in the percentages of American people participating in the remaining activities. To be more specific, the figure for jogging nearly halved from 7% to 3%. What is more, there was a dramatic fall in the proportion of aerobics players . Finally, when it comes to bicycling, the figure for this activity dropped from 14% to 7%.

The candidate has interpreted the pie charts fairly well. This report is easy to read. The main features are compared and contrasted well with relevant figures. There are some minor inaccuracies, but they do not interfere with the reading of the report. Overall, the task response is good. Suggested improvements: pay a little more attention to the grammatical range and accuracy. Overall, this report seems worthy of Band 7

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pie charts
American public
delete this
taking up
add here ‘doubled’
the year 2009
from 13% in 1999 to 4% in 2009

IELTS Report, topic: bar graph of water usage

You are advised to spend a maximum of 20 minutes on this task.

The graph below shows the annual water usage (in millions of cubic meters) by industries in Somecountry. Write a report for a university tutor describing the information shown.

You should write at least 150 words.

Water usage bar-graph

The describes the water usage for every year in Somecountry in millions of cubic meters.

usage shown by two , ground water and public supply. Fuel and textiles are the ones that use the least water, 10 of public supply and of ground water. Machinery just the opposite of these two and 10 of ground water and 100 of public supply.

Food/drinks, metal, paper and chemicals over 100 of ground water where chemicals peaks at 430. The highest figure of water usage of public supply also belongs to chemicals (240). Next on the list is food/drinks with 190, the others are under 100.

Overall, the chemical industry uses a lot more water than the rest of the industries in terms of both ground water and public supplies, and in general, most industries use ground water by far more than public supply.

This is a good report, the trends are correctly noticed. Suggested improvements: use units in addition to numbers (10 of what? Millions of cubic meters). Use more connective words to smoothly move from one paragraph to another. Pay attention to grammar, see comments.

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bar graph
This sentence belongs in the first paragraph
sources of water
It is not clear who uses 70 and who 80, and also you didn’t mentioned the units (millions of cubic meters)
all use
dramatically high level of