Useful tips and vocabulary to describe a graph or chart in IELTS Writing Task 1

  • Use these words and phrases to describe predictions:

– It is predicted/forecast(ed)/estimated/expected/projected/anticipated that …..will…

-… will have… by…

-The projection is for… to…

-… is/are predicted/forecast(ed)/estimated/expected/projected/anticipated to

–  … is/are set to

  • Use the present perfect to describe the recent past to the present: …has risen, etc.
  • Write a conclusion. One sentence is enough. You can use the following phrases:
    Generally. …; All in all. ; On average. …; Overall, It is clear/evident/obvious that,…
  • Other verb sequences stages you can use:

– … rose from … to …

–  …    rose… and increased… from… to…

–  …    rose…., increasing from … to…

–  … rose…., overtaking… in…. and outstripping…. in   …

–  Rising from … to… (sales) overtook… and outstripped.

–  .. rose … overtaking … in …» and reaching a peak    …  in …

–  … rose     … before leveling off…

– ….fell…, before rising….

– …..fell…, after rising.. /after rising   fell…

– …..rose/fell.. from … to…. while/whilst/whereas/… rose/fell…

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