This writing task 1 table sample compares the participation in cultural activities across three ages groups.
Tables are not as visually clear as graphs, pie charts etc. as you are presented with lots of numbers, which can make it more difficult to immediately see what patterns there are to make comparisons.
So you have to look at the data carefully to work out how you will organise it into logical groups and paragraphs.
The writing task 1 table sample has all the elements to get a high score for IELTS.
There is a clear introduction to the graph (paraphrasing, not copying, the rubric) and then an overview that selects key changes / trends in the table.
It is well-organised and thus clear to follow and read, with the paragraphs arranged around age groups (There is usually various ways to organise your answer but you must make sure when you make your choice it is logical and will not leave the examiner getting lost or confused as they attempt to read it).
At various points in the IELTS table, comparisons are made between the various age groups, something which you are specifically asked to do in the rubric.
The description refers to data / figures from the graph to highlight the key trends, something else you must also do.
There is also a good mix of vocabulary and a range of sentences types and structures in the writing task 1 table sample used in order to show flexibility and skill with lexis and grammar.
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