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How to use numerical data in the IELTS Task 1 
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What happens if I didn't finish the IELTS Task 1? 
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Responding to the Different Types of Task 1 
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How to use "as much as / as many as" in graphs 
Hi Thank you for your helpful information. May I ask you to describe about correct usage of (as much/many as)? For instance is it right to say: This industry …

How do I Organise the IELTS Academic Task 1? 
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