This IELTS pie chart exercise gives you the chance to practice the language for this type of chart.
This will help to improve your vocabulary knowledge, range and flexibility when you are describing a pie chart.
It will also help to improve your grammar.
There is no time change in the chart, so the focus is on the language of comparison and contrast.
Although the information is presented here as a pie chart, it is similar to language you would use for other charts where you compare or contrast.
Some language that is particularly common to pie charts though is using the the proportion of.
When you learn language for a task 1, it is a good idea to look at 'chunks' of language rather than single words, or in other words collocations.
This will improve your writing skills.
So for example, you would learn the phrase accounted for rather than just accounted or the proportion of rather than the proportion.
Read the question and look at the table. Then decide which word should be placed in the gap.
You can also follow the link at the bottom to see the full chart and model answers and to do some more quizzes to improve your writing
|was lower||was very different||at approximately||the remaining||compare|
|the proportion of||was far higher||accounted for||one fifth||whereas|
IELTS pie chart gap fill exercise
Here are some more quizzes to practice phrases common to pie and other charts:
"I think these eBooks are FANTASTIC!!! I know that's not academic language, but it's the truth!"
Linda, from Italy, Scored Band 7.5
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