IELTS Line Graph - Radio and Television Audiences

by Soe Htet Aung
(Yangon, Myanmar)

The graph shows radio and television audiences throughout the day in 1992

The graph shows radio and television audiences throughout the day in 1992

This line graph shows the percentage of audiences in UK who entertain TV and radio through the day from October – December in 1992.

Generally, the number of people who watch TV is higher than the people listen the radio during at this time. The percentage of people who listen the radio is the highest in the morning, nearly 30% of people who prefer to listen the radio. After 9.00 am, the percentage of listening radio decreased steadily except at 4.00 pm which is about 15%. The percentage of people who prefer to watch TV is the lowest in the morning, but it goes up significantly and exceed the preference of radio after 2.00 pm and reaches a peak in 8.00 pm, nearly 50% . At 10.00 pm, it decreases sharply at midnight.

According to this graph, most of the people in UK are more likely to watch TV than radio.

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Dec 21, 2015
task1
by: Anonymous

Good essay. From my point of view, the comparability could have been encouraged more tightly. You should talk the lines at the same time where it is possible.

Oct 13, 2017
The graph below shows radio and television audiences throughout the day in 1992.
by: Anonymous

More folk in Uk prefer listening to radio than watching televion between 6am to 1pm of the day. Also more folk like watching television to listening to radio from 1pm to 6am

Jul 10, 2019
why the trends?
by: Anonymous

To show true understanding of what the graph shows, we might also want to add why we think that more people listen to radio in the morning than watch TV (maybe they are getting ready for school/work and can't actually watch anything, so they only listen) and more people watch TV in the evening when they have time to sit down and relax to watch it.

Also, the increase in radio listening increases briefly in the afternoon...about the time many people are driving home from work/school, so they listen to radio in their cars.

Jul 11, 2019
why the trends?
by: IELTS buddy

No shouldn't shouldn't comment on the reasons why you think something is happening in academic task 1, whether it is a graph, diagram, process or map.

It is supposed to be a factual description and you are told to summarise the data and compare it, not to give your opinion on it.

Doing so will decrease your score.

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