Thursday, April 21, 2016

Best Practices in Dealing with Data Interpretation in the IELTS Writing Test

Every person studying for the IELTS examination has experienced the difficulty and confusion in data interpretation in the writing sub-test of the examination.

The first task of the Writing test in the Academic module is to interpret a given data. The data can vary from pie charts, bar graphs, line graphs, tables and even a combination of different data. Interpreting these data is tricky and might pose a problem if you do not know what to consider in your writing. Here is how you can write an essay for the Writing Task 1 of the IELTS Academic test. 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Proper Ways When Interpreting Diagrams and Flow Charts in the IELTS Writing Test 1

Another type of question that is used in the writing task 1 of the IELTS Academic test is the use of process diagrams or flow charts. If you compare this with the other data (bar, line, pie, table), this could be a little easier as arrows are used to point the flow of the process. However, if you are not familiar with the nature of the diagram, such as how a home heating system functions, it will be a task that you are sure to fail.

There are a number of ways IELTS candidates can successfully interpret this kind of diagram. Here are some points to consider when writing your essay. Let us have a sample diagram.