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IELTS Graph #1

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The diagram below gives the information about the Hawaiian island chain in the centre of the Pacific Ocean.
Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information shown.You should write at least 150 words.

IELTS Graph #2

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.The bar chart below shows the results of a survey conducted by a
personnel department at a major company.The survey was carried out on two groups of workers: those aged
from 18-30 and those aged 45-60, andshows factors affecting their work performance.
Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information shown below.You should write at least 150
words.
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ELTS Graph #3
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The graph below compares the number of visits to two new music sites on the web.
Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information shown below.
You should write at least 150 words.
IELTS Graph #4
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The table below shows the proportion of different categories of families living in poverty in Australia in 1999.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where
relevant.You should write at least 150 words.Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from
your own knowledge or experience.

IELTS Graph #5
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.The take below gives information about the underground railway
systems in six cities.Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make
comparisons where relevant.You should write at least 150 words.
IELTS Graph #6
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The charts below show the percentage of their food budget the average family spent on restaurant meals in
different years. The graph shows the number of meals eaten in fast food restaurants and sit-down
restaurants.You should write at least 150 words.Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples
from your own knowledge or experience.
IELTS Graph #7
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The map below is of the town of Garlsdon. A new supermarket (S) is planned for the town. The map shows
two possible sites for the supermarket.Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features,
and make comparisons where relevant.You should write at least 150 words.Give reasons for your answer and
include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

IELTS Graph #8
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.The table below shows CO2 emissions for different forms of
transport in the European Union.The Pie Chart shows the percentage of European Union funds being spent on
different forms of transport.You should write at least 150 words.Give reasons for your answer and include any
relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
IELTS Graph #9
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.The table below shows the sales at a small restaurant in a
downtown business district.Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make
comparisons where relevant.You should write at least 150 words.Give reasons for your answer and include any
relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
IELTS Graph #10
.In June 1996, an experimental flu vaccine was trialled in a large country town on females only.Summarise the
information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.You should
write at least 150 words.Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge
or experience.
IELTS Graph #11
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The graphs show enrolment in different colleges in the Higher Colleges of Technology in 1999.
Write a total of 150 - 200 words about the information in the three graphs.
Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information given.
IELTS Graph #12
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The line graph below shows the number of annual visits to Australia by overseas residents. The table below
gives information on the country of origin where the visitors came from. Write a report for a university
lecturer describing the information given.
You should write at least 150 words.
IELTS Graph #13

The table below shows the consumer durables (telephone, refrigerator, etc.) owned in Britain from 1972 to
1983.Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information shown below.You should write at least 150
words.

IELTS Graph #14


The diagram below shows the typical stages of consumer goods manufacturing,including the process by which
information is fed back to earlier stages to enable adjustment.Write a report for a university lecturer describing
the process shown. You should write at least 150 words.
WRITING PART 2=opinion essay

1.It is more important for schoolchildren to learn about local history than world history.
To what extent to you agree or disagree?
2. Although more and more people read the news on the Internet, newspaper will remain the most
important source of news for the majority of people.Do you agree or disagree with that statement?
3. Prison is the common way in most countries to solve the problem of crime.However, a more effective
solution is to provide people a better education. Do you agree or disagree?
4. Some people believe government should spend money on building train and subway lines to reduce
traffic congestion. Others think that building more and wider roads is the better way to reduce traffic
congestion.Discuss both views and give your opinion
5. In recent years, the structure of a family and the role of its members are gradually changing.
What kinds of changes can occur? Do you think these changes are positive and negative?
6. Some believe that it is good for a countrys culture to import films and TV programmes, while others
think it is better for a country to have their own films and TV programmes.Discuss both views and give
your own opinion
7. People in community now could buy cheaper consumer goods.Do the advantages outweigh the
disadvantages?
8. In the future, it seems more difficult to live on the Earth. Some people think more money should be spent
on researching other planet to live, such as Mars. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
9. It is observed that in many countries not enough students are choosing to study science subject.
What are causes? And what will be effects on society?
10. In developing countries, children in rural communities have less access to education.Some people
believe that the problem can be solved by providing more schools and teachers, while others think that the
problem can be solved by providing computers and Internet access.
Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
11. Some people think that men and women have different qualities. Therefore, some certain jobs are
suitable for men and some jobs are suitable for women.To what extent do you agree or disagree?
12. Some people think that young people can learn useful skills by playing electronic and computer games.
Others argue that people who play electronic and computer games are wasting their time.
Discuss both views and give your opinion.
13. Many people say the gap between rich and poor people is wider, as rich people become richer and poor
people grow poorer. What problems could this situation cause and what measures can be done to address
those problems?

GRAMMAR
1.Choose the correct form of the verb.
1 Please dont call me this afternoon. Ill be finishing /Ill have finished some
important work.
2 Normally the children are quite sensible, but this morning theyre being / they are
really silly.
3 Im really out of breath because Ive run / Ive been running.
4 Weve been thinking / We thought of buying a new house, but we havent decided
where.
5 Whos been using / Who uses my shampoo? Theres only a drop left.
6 The post is delivering / is being delivered later than usual this week.
7 Do I disturb / Am I disturbing you? I just wanted to ask you something.
8 I wore / I was wearing a uniform when I was at school.
9 Ive been losing / Ive lost a lot of weight none of my clothes fit me!
10 As soon as I heard his voice, I knew we had met /we have met before.

2. Choose the correct verb form.


1. The television news is/are at ten oclock.
2. These clothes is/are the latest fashion.
3. Maths is/are Emmas favorite subject.
4. Darts is/are often played in pubs.
5. The athletics we watched was/were quite exciting.
3. Choose the correct form.
Trevor: These trousers is/are a bit tight. They (1) doesnt/dont feel very comfortable.
And I think the blue ones (2) goes/go better with the jacket.
Laura: That jacket (3) is/are too long.
Trevor: Well, the jeans (4) fits/fit all right. Perhaps Ill buy the jeans instead. 2

Laura: Yes, the jeans (5) looks/look good on you. I like the style. I think they (6)
suits/suit you. Now you get changed while I look for (7) a/some shorts. And I might
get (8) a/some skirt.
4. Put in a group noun and is or are. Use these nouns: crowd, choir, team,
orchestra.
1. This United the best Tom has ever seen.
2. The all enjoying the game.
3. The hoping they can take part in a national singing contest.
4. The one of the biggest that has played at one of our concerts.

5. Complete the conversations. Put in a/an or the.


1. Henry: Would you like cigarette?
Nick: No, thanks. Ive given up smoking. Its bad habit.
2. Sarah: Whats your brother doing now? Has he got good job?
Laura: Yes, hes soldier. Hes in army. He loves it. Its great life, he says.
3. Rita: I went to see Dr Pascoe yesterday. Shes best doctor Ive ever had.
Bob: Shes very nice, isnt she? You couldnt meet nicer person.
4. Kate: You were long time at supermarket.
Vicky: Yes, I know. There was enormous queue. I was thinking of complaining to
manager.
5. Mark: Is this book you were telling me about?
Emma: Yes, its really interesting story.
Mark: What did you say its about?
Emma: I knew you werent listening to me. Its science fiction story. Its about
beginning of universe.

6.REPHRASE
1. What is the price of this disc? (How much )
How much does this disc cost?
2. She doesnt ski at all. (never)
She never skis.
3. That bicycle isnt mine. (to me)
That bicycle doesnt belong to me.
4. Its all the same to me. (make a difference)
It doesnt make a difference to me.
5. They cant find their notes. (looking for)
Theyre looking for their notes.
6. I became very ill during my visit to my grandmother. (while)
I became very ill while I was visiting my grandmother.
7. Martin never misses a football match. (always)
Martin always watches a football match.
8. Is that ring yours? (belong)
Does that ring belong to you?
9. Sally baked the cake before 3 oclock.(By 3 oclock)
By 3 oclock Sally had (already) baked the cake.
10. What weight are you?(how much)
How much do you weigh?
11. The last time I saw Brian was three months ago. (for)
I havent seen Brian for three months.
12. Jimmy hurt himself during a football match. (while)
Jimmy hurt himself while he was playing football.
13. First Katherine passed her driving test. Then she bought a car. (after)
After Katherine had passed her driving test, she bought a car.
14. How long have you known Sarah? (meet)
When did you meet Sarah?
15. Im not hungry, thank you. (eat)
Ive already eaten, thank you.
16. Whats your opinion about exams?(think)
What do you think about exams?
17. What are his plans this evening? (do)
What is he doing this evening?
18. I dont think that hes being honest. (lie)
I think hes lying.
19. Our visitors arrived during my favourite TV programme. (while)
While I was watching my favourite TV programme, our visitors arrived.
20. Alice is planning to play tennis from 8 oclock until 10 this evening. (at 9
oclock this evening?
Alice will be playing tennis at 9 oclock.
21. Diana fell asleep at 10 oclock. Her sister arrived home at midnight. (by
the time)
By the time her sister arrived home, Diana had fallen asleep.
22. The tickets arent expensive. (cost)
The tickets dont cost very much.
23. Patrick has worked here for many years. (many years ago)
Patrick started working here many years ago.
24. The plane will land at 7.30. (by 7.30)
By 7.30 the plane will have landed.
25. The last time I was in Venice was in 1998. (since)
I havent been in Venice since 1998.
26. She rarely visits her grandparents. (very often)
She doesnt visit her grandparents very often.
27. It was not the first time Joe called me. (already)
Joe had already called me.
28. Next year, I will pass my driving test. (By the end of this year)
By the end of the year I will have passed my driving test.
29. The last time I skied was in 1999. (since)
I havent skied since 1999.
30. Kate called me in the middle of my shower. (while)
Kate called me while I was in the middle of my shower.
31. Are you the owner of that car? (own)
Do you own that car?
32. He left an hour before we arrived. (By the time)
By the time we arrived, he had already left.
33. He fell during his performance. (while)
He fell while he was performing.
34. What is the price of this belt? (cost)
How much does this belt cost?
35. They havent cooked anything yet. (Nothing)
Nothing has been cooked yet.
36. When did you start studying English? (How long)
How long have you studied English?
37. Bill listened to the disc. Then he went to the bands concert. (After)
After Bill had listened to the disc, he went to the concert.
38. I met Jane five years ago. (known)
I have known Jane for five years.
39. Visiting our friends in the country is a rare occurrence. (see)
We rarely see our friends in the country.
40. They are in the middle of supper. (have)
Right now, they are having

7. . Complete these true sentences with the verbs in brackets. You should use either the Passive Forms or
the Active forms.
IT MUST BE TRUE, I READ IT IN THE TABLOIDS !!
1. Magistrate Isabelle Le Tessier (1) ............................. (sentence) her old school teacher for speeding
in Rouen, France, last week. He (2) ............................. (force) to write ' I must not break the speed limit'
25,000 times.
2. Cuban Raul Blanco, who (3) ............................. (lose) three fingers in an accident several years
ago, (4) ............................. (refuse) US citizenship because he cannot
provide a full set of fingerprints.
3. The state of Andhra Pradesh in India (5) ............................. (pass) a new law saying that anyone
who (6) ............................. (catch) cheating in school exams (7)............................. (send) to jail for ten
years.

8. Rewrite the sentences, making an inversion in the conditional clauses


1 If you should need to consult me again, you can contact me at this number.
2 The hospital can switch to an emergency generator if the need should arise.
3 If you should be late once again, you'll lose your job.
4 If it were not for the fact that his father is on the board of directors, he would never have got the job.
5 If such a merger were ever to be proposed, it would undoubtedly be referred to the Monopolies
Commission.
6 If it were not for the expense involved, I would go there by air.
7 If it hadn't been for your laziness, you could have finished the work by now.
8 If he had taken a little more time to think, he might have acted more sensibly.
9 If the attempted assassination had succeeded, there would almost certainly have been civil and political
chaos.
10. If the driver of the train hadn't reacted so quickly ,the accident would have been much worse.

9. Re-write the following sentences correcting the use of Tenses:-

1. Are you learn your lesson?


2. Was she cook food in the kitchen?
3. It has raining since morning.
4. Children were play with balloons.
5. Was your friend written a book?
6. My father work in a multinational company.
7. They have repairing the house.
8. Was mother buy toys for children?
9. Had your brother taking admission in the school by then?
10. Do your friend not know how to drive a car?
11. The girl is not eaten an icecream.
12. My father enjoy his holidays in London last year.
13. He have bought many good dresses.
14. Does you take any interest in sports?
15. He will have becoming a doctor by then.
16. Are you been working in this office for two years?
17. He didn't went to college last week.
18. Who did repaired your computer?
19. I see a movie yesterday.
20. I has made many friends in my class?