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

2 thoughts on “IELTS Report, topic: bar graph of water usage”

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  2. Is it possible to write “10 units” instead of saying “10 millons of cubic meters” to prevent repetition?

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