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Graph language in IELTS task 1 – recommended website

Apologies the site that originally hosted the link recommended here is no longer available. Please can I redirect you to the excellent graph language found at Writefix. They are truly excellent.

I will be soon posting more materials on this here.

 

[Here is a quick post of a link to useful site for describing graphs for academic task 1. In a way it is quite limited as it only gives you the trend-based language for time graphs, but the way it does this is excellent as it shows you how to use the vocabulary. Here are some reasons why I recommend this site to you:

  • clever visuals to show you exactly what the word/phrase means
  • examples of how to use the language in a sentence
  • notes on how to use the vocabulary
  • links to related vocabulary

You can check it out here: graph language]

   

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32 Responses to Graph language in IELTS task 1 – recommended website

  1. Name May 12, 2010 at 9:32 pm #

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      • Dominic Cole November 16, 2010 at 9:47 am #

        Hi there
        In the new year I will be going online as a tutor. In the meantime, if you want to contact me, use the contact form at the bottom of the page and I’ll see if I can help you out.

    • binu May 31, 2012 at 8:42 am #

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  2. NOUMAN February 17, 2011 at 4:58 pm #

    Hi!
    Which tense is used while describing a chart or graph in TASK 1?

    • Dominic Cole June 26, 2011 at 10:08 am #

      Good question. I shall write a post on this shortly. The key is to make sure you notice whether it is past/present/future – they are all possible.

  3. AK June 22, 2011 at 11:15 pm #

    Sir can you provide for us sample of this type.

    • Dominic Cole June 23, 2011 at 8:46 am #

      Sure.

      I am in the process of starting to work on the site again and I will be posting as much as I have time to. I will prioritise a graph for you.

      • xuan November 11, 2011 at 1:49 pm #

        can I post my writing and can you correct it for me ?

  4. Sheree October 22, 2011 at 5:55 pm #

    Hi Dominic

    I just have to say a big thank you for publishing so many useful IELTS tips on your blog. I’ve only recently started tutoring and I’ve found your ideas really helpful. I am most obliged to you.

  5. dr zahoor November 16, 2011 at 3:13 am #

    sir great job you are doing .contiue in future.thanks

  6. Nor January 8, 2012 at 9:54 am #

    Hi sir, million thanx for creating this blog.It is indeed very helpful for our ielts exam preparation. Anyway, i have quiries regarding the line graph.What is the important information to be written from the line graph and also can u give some tips on how to interpret the line graph. During essay writing for line graph, some of the info given from candidates might not consider important to examiners. Appreciate if u can guide me on this. Thank you.

    • Dominic Cole January 8, 2012 at 9:56 am #

      I’m mostly working on essays at the mo, but I’ll see what I can do.

  7. Christine Caasi March 31, 2012 at 12:22 pm #

    Hello sir, I’m going to take the ielts academic exam . Can you please check some of my writings? I’m not really aware what are my mistakes and always get’s band 6.5 in writing.

  8. Anish August 17, 2012 at 4:59 pm #

    Hello sir,
    i am fan of you,i am trying to do my ielts,but i am in saudiarabia,i have a problem to practice writing task 1 and 2,can u please help me to know how to start with….

    • meme August 26, 2012 at 4:49 pm #

      hey Anish ,

      i live in UAE next to Saudiarabia , for countries like that i prefer not to focus too much in such lessons like that unless the your English Language in quite Good ( or you get band 6.5 and you want more ) … this is my advice for you..

      Btw , if u have only a month to prepare for your exam , i think u have to start with task 1 and u have to follow Dominic Cole —- ( http://www.dcielts.com/ielts-writing/task-1-graphs-and-charts/ ) for the first steps

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    • meme August 26, 2012 at 4:54 pm #

      hey Anish ,

      i live in UAE next to Saudiarabia , for countries like that i prefer not to focus too much in such lessons like that unless the your English Language in quite Good ( or you get band 6.5 and you want more ) … this is my advice for you..

      Btw , if u have only a month to prepare for your exam , i think u have to start with task 1 and u have to follow Dominic Cole —- ( http://www.dcielts.com/ielts-writing/task-1-graphs-and-charts/ ) for the first steps

  9. nazir October 24, 2012 at 1:02 pm #

    your tips really helpful for beginners……..thanks

  10. Roqi May 7, 2013 at 2:36 am #

    I’d like to say thank you so much
    I’m really so happy when i study with your website.
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  11. zeeko October 21, 2013 at 4:22 pm #

    thanx …. massively appreciated ^___^

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  13. Masood Ahmad November 9, 2013 at 12:27 am #

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  15. Sophea Hem November 9, 2014 at 11:00 pm #

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  16. Mary Ann Ninan November 26, 2014 at 3:46 pm #

    Hi Dominic

    Nice to see you’re back and this time with even more helpful materials.

    I really liked your lesson on how to answer a table comparison question. It would be nice if you could do the same for the other types of graphs. Thank you so much for your helpful tips.
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    Congratulations on an excellent website.

  17. aman December 14, 2014 at 5:53 pm #

    thanks alot sir…. for all these stuff and nice advices

  18. Andrey February 10, 2015 at 1:08 pm #

    Fix a typo: double “how”.

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  20. Anonymous August 27, 2015 at 3:44 pm #

    Sorry sir but I can’t access further to the fields on the site that you gave. I clicked to the tab on the left of the site but it didn’t work

    • Dominic Cole August 31, 2015 at 2:11 pm #

      It all seemed to work fine for me. What system are you using?

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