Sometimes you may have to write about a graph in the future. When you are presented with a line graph to analyze (or a bar graph if it is over time) you should always look carefully to check what time frame is being referred to. If you get the time frame wrong, this could have a very… Continue reading Describing graphs in the future

# Category: Writing Task 1 Lessons

## Tenses for graphs, processes, and maps

Candidates practicing for IELTS often ask which tenses for IELTS are important and which tenses they need to know. We’ll have a look at this in this lesson. Which tenses for IELTS do I need? Speaking The fact is that there are not specific ones that are important for speaking – the more you know,… Continue reading Tenses for graphs, processes, and maps

## Organizing a Line Graph (Part 1)

IELTS Task 1 Line Graph Organising Your Answer In this lesson we’ll look at an IELTS task 1 line graph in order to help you understand how to deal with ‘age groups’ and to show you how it is possible to organize an answer in different ways. There is usually more than one way to write about a… Continue reading Organizing a Line Graph (Part 1)

## Organising a Line Graph (Part 2)

Organising an IELTS Line Graph For the IELTS Graphs you need to ensure your answer is well organised. This will be taken into account as part of your coherency and cohesion, which is 25% of the writing grade, so it’s very important. One good reason for having a well-organised response is that it will be… Continue reading Organising a Line Graph (Part 2)

## Language of Change

Describing Graph Trends Language of Change This exercise introduces some common vocabulary and grammar needed for describing graph trends. The language that can be used for describing graphs in IELTS is extensive. This lesson introduces some of the most common language used. It also shows you how it can be used grammatically in sentences. Vocabulary… Continue reading Language of Change

## How to Write an Academic IELTS Task 1

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 How to Describe a Graph On the following pages there are lessons to teach you how to write an academic IELTS writing task 1. There are examples of all the different types of task which include line graphs, pie charts, tables, processes, diagrams and maps. Answers will always vary depending… Continue reading How to Write an Academic IELTS Task 1

## Graphs Over Time

IELTS Task 1: Lesson 1 Describing a Graph Over Time This lesson explains how to describe a line graph or bar chart for IELTS task 1 that is over time. This uses an example of a bar chart, but it will be the same for a line graph. When you get a chart or graph to… Continue reading Graphs Over Time

## IELTS Pie Chart

IELTS Pie Chart This lesson will provide you with tips and advice on how to write an IELTS pie chart for task 1. To begin, take a look at the pie chart below, and then answer the quiz questions. If you prefer or if you want extra tips you can also view this lesson in… Continue reading IELTS Pie Chart

## IELTS Process

IELTS Process Diagram It is less common in the writing test, but sometimes you will get an IELTS process diagram to describe. This should follow the same format as any task 1: Introduce the diagram Give an overview of the main point/s Give the detail Follow this link about how to write a task 1.… Continue reading IELTS Process

## Two graphs together

IELTS Bar and Line Graph (Lesson 4) This is an example of an IELTS bar and line graph together. It is not uncommon to get two graphs to describe at the same time in the IELTS test. It can look a bit scary at first. However, when you look more closely, you’ll see it is probably no… Continue reading Two graphs together