Saturday, March 6, 2010



Topic:The graph above gives information on wages of some Country over a ten-year period. Write a report for a university tutor describing the information shown.

 You are advised to spend a maximum of 20 minutes on this task.
 You should write at least 150 words.

The linegraph describes the growth of wages in Somecountry from year 1993 to year 2003.
The growth starts at two percent in 1993, but it doesn’t stay there very long before it rapidly doubles in 1994. Further on, the percentages declines to three percent in 1995, stays steady for year, before it start to rise slowly and ends up just under four percent in 1997. 1998 is the best year where the wages peaked at six percent.

However, after 1998 the wages declines nearly every year. Only a year after , the percentage drops to well under three percent, stays there on roughly three percent till 2000. In 2002 the wages reach the lowest point of just one percent growth. Luckily the growth rises in 2003 at just under two percent.

Overall, the growth rate in wages in Somecountry has shown striking changes through the ten years.

IELTS Teachers Comments: This is a good report. It covers the task, divided correctly into paragraphs and the vocabulary is just right. Problems: it has less than 150 words (146) and there are some grammatical errors. Assuming the corrections were made, looks like Band 7.

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