IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 with model answer
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The graphs show percentage of mobile phone owners using various mobile phone features.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
Write at least 150 Words.
The table provides information about the types of functions that were used by mobile phone owners across seven categories in three specific years – 2006, 2008 and 2010. Overall, it can be observed that the most frequent mobile phone usage was for making calls. It is also noticeable that there were no figures provided for searching the Internet and recording video in 2006.
In each of these years, the use of mobile phones for calling was significantly higher than the other six functions, with 100% usage levels in both 2006 and 2009 and 99% in 2010. The other three features which include photo taking, sending text messages and playing music, all had a slight increase in the percentage of usage frequency by the cell phone owners. In contrast, recording video had the largest rise in usage frequency starting with 9% in 2008. By 2010, this figure went up fourth fold with 35% of the owners using the phone for video recording.
Total Words: 165
Task Achievement: 8
Coherence & Cohesion: 8
Lexical resources: 8
Overall Score: Band 8
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