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IELTS Writing Task 1 Share Price in Stock Companies

Published on December 19th, 2017 | Last updated on December 10th, 2021 by | Category: IELTS Essay Writing Practice | 1 Comment on IELTS Writing Task 1 Share Price in Stock Companies | 112 Views | Reading Time: 5 minutes

IELTS Writing Task 1 Share Price

IELTS Writing Task 1 Share Price

Instructions:

Visual Data: Noun

"data/ˈdeɪ.tə/ US /-ţə/
group noun [U]
information, especially facts or numbers, collected for examination and consideration and used to help decision-making, or information in an electronic form that can be stored and processed by a computer:
The data was/were collected by various researchers.“>data adopted from https://www.ielts-exam.net/

The line graph below shows the changes in the share price of Outokumpu companies in euros between January 2006 and December 2010.

Write a report for a university lecturer analyzing the information below.

IELTS Writing Task 1 Share Price LELB Society


LELB Society’s Student:

The line graph depicts how the share price of Outokumpu companies in euros changed from January 2006 to December 2010.

At the first glance((at first glance)), the share price witnessed many changes in the whole period of time. To elaborate on it, in 2006, the share price was about 13 euros and it increased significantly and reached its pinnacle, which was about 32 euros, in 2007. Afterwards, the share price decreased though that was oscillating until 2008. Then the price raised rapidly and reached 30 euros approximately and then dwindled sharply((dwindle is a gradual decrease, you could say: collapsed sharply)) and reached its nadir, which was almost 7 euros, in 2009((between 2008 and 2009)). In the rest of this period of time, the price experienced some fluctuations((fluctuation)) but it grew moderately per capita. Ultimately, the share price stood roughly at 13 euros, in 2011.

To sum up, in this time span, Outokumpu share price experienced many changes and on average, it had a growth((some growth)) at first and then it plummeted down.


Examiner’s Notes:

  • Visual Data: Noun/ˈdeɪ.tə/ US /-ţə/
    group noun [U]
    information, especially facts or numbers, collected for examination and consideration and used to help decision-making, or information in an electronic form that can be stored and processed by a computer:
    The data was/were collected by various researchers.“>Data Analysis: Great!

    • You could also say: Unlike the second half of this specified time period in which the share price comparatively leveled off, in the first half, there were considerable ups and downs in the share price of Outokumpu companies in euros.
  • Choice of Words (Diction): Excellent
  • Coherence: Great
  • Cohesion: Great
  • Grammar: Good
  • Reasoning: Great
  • Word Count: “157” Good
ThereArticleAdjectiveDescriptive NounPrepositional Phrase (in what)
  • There is
  • There was
  • There has been
  • There will be
a(n)
  • ascending
  • considerable
  • descending
  • downward
  • dramatic
  • gradual
  • insignificant
  • moderate
  • noticeable
  • Rapid: Adjective/ˈræp.ɪd/
    adjective
    fast or sudden:
    The 1990s were a period of rapid change/growth.
    I was startled by a rapid movement to my left.
    His response to the accusation was rapid.“>rapid
  • sharp
  • significant
  • slight
  • slow
  • steady
  • upward
  • decline
  • Decrease: Verb "decrease"/dɪˈkriːs/ US /ˈdiː.kriːs/
    verb [I or T]
    to become less, or to make something become less:
    Our share of the market has decreased sharply this year.
    We have decreased our involvement in children’s books.
    decrease /ˈdiː.kriːs/
    noun [C or U]
    There has been a steady decrease in the number of visitors.
    I haven’t noticed much decrease in interest.“>decrease
  • drop
  • fall
  • fluctuation
  • grow
  • increase
  • rise
  • trend
in something

1 thought on “IELTS Writing Task 1 Share Price in Stock Companies”

  1. The line graph depicts how the share price of Outokumpu companies in euros changed from January 2006 to December 2010.

    At the first glance, the share price witnessed many changes in the whole period of time. To elaborate on it, in 2006, the share price was about 13 euros and it increased significantly and reached its pinnacle, which was about 32 euros, in 2007. Afterwards, the share price decreased though that was oscillating until 2008. Then the price raised rapidly and reached 30 euros approximately and then dwindled sharply and reached its nadir, which was almost 7 euros, in 2009. In the rest of this period of time, the price experienced some fluctuations but it grew moderately per capita. Ultimately, the share price stood roughly at 13 euros, in 2011.

    To sum up, in this time span, Outokumpu share price experienced many changes and on average, it had a growth at first and then it plummeted down.

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