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IELTS Writing Sample - Task 1 Go To Sample
The charts below show the number of Japanese tourists travelling abroad between 1985 and 1995 and Australian share of the Japanese tourist market.
Write a report for a university lecturer describing the
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• You should write at least 150 words.
• You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
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The number of Japanese tourists traveling abroad between 1985 and 1995 is reflected in the bar chart.
Firstly, from 1985 to 1990, there was a steady increase in the number of tourists in Japan. In 1990, it reached around 11 million tourists. After that, the figure was slightly reduced to just right above 10 millions. Next, the number of Japanese tourists kept increasing from 1993 to 1995. There was a significant increase in 1995 which was more than 15 million tourists.
The graph indicates the percentage of the number of Japanese tourists who come to Australia. Between 1985 and 1988, the number of Japanese tourists traveling to Australia rose sharply and reached almost 5 percent. However, in 1989, it declined to just over 4 percent. From 1989 to 1993, there was a steady increase in the Australian share of Japan’s tourist market with the maximum value of around 6 percent. In 1994, the figure was slightly decreased.
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IELTS Bar Chart
You were able to achieve the task by showing the number of Japanese tourists travelling abroad between 1985 and 1995 and Australian share of the Japanese tourist market.
Vocabulary is varied: around, slightly, significant, just over, steady.
+COHERENCE AND COHESION
There are a number of transition words used: firstly, after that, next, however.
The structure is very clear.
+GRAMMATICAL RANGE AND ACCURACY
No grammar errors noted.