The IELTS Writing Task 1 Academic Template provides a clear structure for analyzing different types of data presented in line charts, bar graphs, and tables. The template includes an introduction that rephrases the information given in the question, a main analysis section that focuses on the most relevant statistics and trends, and a concluding paragraph that summarizes the main findings. The template is particularly useful for students who are preparing for the Academic module of the IELTS exam.
The [line chart/bar graph/table etc] reveals/shows/displays information regarding the [topic – rephrase the information given in the question, for example, employment figures in Italy between 1980 and 2010]. In the case when there is more than one line chart/bar graph/table etc].The first [line chart/bar graph/table etc] details [what relevant info.?] whereas the second [line chart/bar graph/table etc] provides information/data regarding [relevant info.]
Main analysis of statistics
As can be seen from the [line chart/bar graph/table etc], the [most/least/biggest etc increase/decrease etc] over the relevant period occurred in [relevant party, for example men] from [starting statistic] to [ending statistic] reaching a peak of [the highest statistic] in [relevant date], while [other party, for example women] saw/witnessed the [most/least/biggest etc increase/decrease etc]. At the same time [another relevant party] saw/witnessed an increase/decrease etc from [starting statistic] to [ending statistic] reaching a peak of [the highest statistic] in [relevant date].NB:It is essential that this comparative paragraph notes the main statistical trends and differences shown within the line chart/bar graph/table etc. It may not be possible to discuss all numbers, but certainly the most extreme or interesting statistics must be included specifically.If there is more than one line chart/bar graph/table etc, statistics must be compared within and between them. Structure sentences clearly and concisely.
Concluding paragraph or sentence
It is possible to see from the [line chart/bar graph/table etc] that while [first main trend], there is also statistical evidence that [second main trend that may be contradictory to the first – example would include ‘while x is increasing, y is decreasing’].