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A Practice Academic IELTS Task 1 with corrections.

A Practice Academic IELTS Task 1 with corrections.

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A Sample Academic IELTS Task 1 with corrections so you can read my feedback.
A Sample Academic IELTS Task 1 with corrections so you can read my feedback.

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WRITING TASK 1You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.The charts below show UK and USA energy consumption in 2000 and 2006.Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, andmake comparisons where relevant.Write at least 150 words.
Energy Consumption 2000Energy Consumption 2006
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by Anthea Bazin
The graphs show that consumption of different energy sources which are oil,coal, gas, nuclear power and other renewable sources according to the year 2000 and 2006 in the UK and USA. These figures are based on out of %40.that –wrong word, use ‘the’.I find the final sentence a bit confusing.From 2000 to 2006, the amount of coal and nuclear power consumption intheUK decreasedbyabout five percentages. Similarly, the oil consumption raisedby nearly two percentages. However, in contrast, the consumption of gas increasedbyapproximately twenty percentages. It shows that people who lived in 2006 inthe UK mostly consumed the gas as a source of energy.percentages – wrong word. Use ‘per cent’.raised –wrong grammar. Use ‘rose’. (‘rise-rose-risen’ and ‘raise-raised-raised’are two different verbs).word order – ‘who lived in the UK in 2006’.On the other hand, the consumption of nuclear power and the other renewablesources fellbyabout two percentages in the USA. Also, the_______coaldecreasedbynearly ten percentages. In contrast, the gas consumptionincreasedbyabout ten percentages and the oil consumption raisedby approximately two percentages.‘the consumption of coal’the gas consumption – no article necessary; we’re talking about gasconsumption in general, use ‘gas consumption’.the oil consumption – no article necessary; we’re talking about oil consumptionin general, use ‘oil consumption’.These features show that although the UK mostly used the gasesasan energysource, in contrast, the USA generally consumed oil.

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