IELTS Map - Model Task 1 Answer

Below is a Writing Task 1 IELTS map. Below the map is a model answer that has been written by an IELTS instructor.

When you write about a map, you need to focus on describing where things are in location to each other.

Language such as 'to the left', 'next to', 'north of', 'behind' etc will be important.

 

IELTS Map - Writing Task 1

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
Below is a map of the city of Brandfield. City planners have decided to build a new shopping mall for the area, and two sites, S1 and S2 have been proposed.

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

Write at least 150 words.

 

Map of Brandfield with two proposed sites for a shopping mall

 

Model Answer

The map illustrates plans for two possible sites for a shopping mall in the city of Brandfield. It can be seen that the two sites under consideration are in the north and the south east of the town.

The first possible site for the shopping mall, S1, is just north of the city centre, above the railway line, which runs from the south east of the city to the north west. If it is built here, it will be next to a large housing estate, thus providing easy access for those living on the estate and in the city centre. It will also be next to the river, which runs through the town.

The site in the south east, S2, is again just by the railway line and fairly close to the city centre, but it is near to an industrial estate rather than housing.

There is a main road that runs through the city and is close to both sites, thus providing good road access to either location. A large golf course and park in the west of the town prevents this area from being available as a site.

190 words

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