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Shopping List IELTS Writing Task 1

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Shopping List IELTS Writing Task 1

Shopping List IELTS Writing Task 1

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 IELTS Cambridge Book 7

Instructions:

The table below gives information about consumer spending on three categories of items in five different countries in 2002. 

Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

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LELB Society’s Student: Sasan

The chart((It’s better to refer to this visual data as “table” rather than “chart”.)) demonstrates((For “tables”, it’s better to use “show, give information about, etc.”.)) the expenditure on foods, drinks, tobacco, clothing, footwear, leisure, and education in five countries, namely Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and Turkey in 2002.
Overall, it can be seen that in all countries, people’s budgets went mostly on foods, drinks, and tobacco, while leisure and education had the lowest proportion.
Paying attention to the expenditure on foods, drinks, and tobacco, Turkey was ranked first, at 32.14% and next, Irish people spent 28.91% of their money on these products and Swedish people’s expenditure stood at 15.77%. Turning to the spending on clothing and footwear, Italy and Sweden, at 9% and 5.4%, had the most and least amount of spending on these products respectively. Moreover, Irish and Turkey((Ireland and Turkey)) spent almost the same amount of money on clothing and footwear, at nearly 6%. What is more, when it came to leisure and education, Turkey spent the most amount of money, at 4.35%, however Spanish people had the lowest amount of spending on these services.


Examiner’s Notes:

  • 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 Analysis:

    • You’ve made clear comparisons between the specified proportions, which is excellent.
  • Choice of Words (Diction): Great
  • Coherence: Perfect!
  • Cohesion: Great!
  • Grammar: Good
  • Reasoning: Great
  • Word Count: “163” Excellent!

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  1. The chart demonstrates the expenditure on foods, drinks, tobacco, clothing, footwear, leisure, and education in five countries, namely Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and Turkey in 2002.
    Overall, it can be seen that in all countries, people’s budgets went mostly on foods, drinks, and tobacco, while leisure and education had the lowest proportion.
    Paying attention to the expenditure on foods, drinks, and tobacco, Turkey was ranked first, at 32.14% and next, Irish people spent 28.91% of their money on these products and Swedish people’s expenditure stood at 15.77%. Turning to the spending on clothing and footwear, Italy and Sweden, at 9% and 5.4%, had the most and least amount of spending on these products respectively. Moreover, Irish and Turkey spent almost the same amount of money on clothing and footwear, at nearly 6%. What is more, when it came to leisure and education, Turkey spent the most amount of money, at 4.35%, however Spanish people had the lowest amount of spending on these services.

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