Today’s task one essay looks at a table with a fairly unique problem: there’s a lot of information to include. When this happens, it’s important to be able to pick out the most important information. On this page you’ll find the band nine essay about transportation, a list of all the vocabulary used and a guide to structure and grammar.
Pie charts are a type of chart that show amounts as proportions. In IELTS writing task one, you’ll typically be asked to look at two pie charts representing different dates and explain the differences between them. This sample essay will show you what a high-level answer looks like. Keep scrolling to see how you can describe amounts in a pie chart without just copying the question.
I came across this IELTS task one process diagram question recently on Facebook and thought that it looked really hard! It can be easy as an IELTS tutor to just pick interesting questions where it is easy to show off some good techniques, so I thought it would be a good idea to do the best possible job with a less than ideal question. After all, IELTS students don’t get to cherry pick questions; why should teachers?