IELTS Map Vocabulary

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IELTS Map Vocabulary
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What is meant by map vocabulary?

Map vocabulary is the set of words and collocations that are needed to describe a map (a visual representation)

What are the different types of maps?

Political maps, topographic maps, time zone maps, physical maps, road maps, geologic maps, and zip code maps are all examples of reference maps. Thematic maps show the variation of a topic (the theme) across a geographic area.

How to describe maps?

You need to use map vocabulary. One example would be B which is situated north east of A has a population of 40,000. Explanation : Situated – is a word to denote location : north east – denotes direction

Is there a structure to be followed while describing maps?

Yes. Every Task 1 essay has to follow the same structure, which is, Introduction Overview Detailed explanation

Give some examples of vocabulary related to maps.

In introduction – you may use illustrate To describe location – you may use the cardinal directions like north, east etc. In conclusion – you may use Overall

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Janice Thompson

Janice Thompson

Soon after graduating with a Master’s in Literature from Southern Arkansas University, she joined an institute as an English language trainer. She has had innumerous student interactions and has produced a couple of research papers on English language teaching. She soon found that non-native speakers struggled to meet the English language requirements set by foreign universities. It was when she decided to jump ship into IELTS training. From then on, she has been mentoring IELTS aspirants. She joined IELTSMaterial about a year ago, and her contributions have been exceptional. Her essay ideas and vocabulary have taken many students to a band 9.

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