IELTS TASK 1: HOW TO DESCRIBE PIE CHARTS IN 2020?

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IELTS TASK 1:Pie Chart is a type of writing task that is generally asked under the writing module of IELTS writing task 1. Identically, Pie Chart is a circular presentation of numerical data divided into different proportions. In Pie Chart also, we are required to follow the same pattern as like bar graph and line graph to explain the task.

PARAPHRASING / INTRODUCTION

BODY PARAGRAPH 1. 

BODY PARAGRAPH 2. 

OVERALL

  • In the introduction, we have to write the given statement in our own language.
  • Body paragraph 1 and 2 includes the major explanation of the whole task.
  • Overall provides a final conclusion of the full-fledged data. 

               word limit -:150 minimum                                        

180  maximum 

So now, let’s begin with the explanation of the pie charts to make it more clear to you about how the sentences are actually formed while describing the data.

The pie charts below show electricity generation by source in New Zealand and Germany in 1980 and 2010.Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevan

IELTS TASK 1:picture describing electricity generation in New Zealand and Germany
IELTS WRITING TASK 1

INTRODUCTION (IELTS TASK 1)

The multiple pie charts compare the electricity generated in two distinct nations with the usage of some natural resources in 1980 and 2010.


IMPORTANT TIPS FOR INTRODUCTION

  • Manipulate as much as you can 

INSTEAD OF                                            WE HAVE USED

pie charts                                                      multiple pie charts 

show                                                                compare 

from natural sources                                with the usage of some natural

resources

NewZealand and Germany                        two distinct nations

BODY PARAGRAPH 1.(IELTS TASK 1)

As is revealed from the first pair of pie charts that in 1980, an aggregate of 127 units of power was developed in New Zealand that rose to 200 units in the year 2010. Interestingly, coal was the core source for generating current with an incline in its contribution to 150 units in 2010 from merely 56 units in 1980. In addition to this, hydra emerged as the secondary main source for producing the current that added about 30 units to total production in initial and with an additional 16 units in the later Year. On the other hand, natural gas and petroleum also added a high proportion to power generation in 1980 that surprisingly decline to near about nil in 2010.

IMPORTANT TIPS FOR BODY PARAGRAPH 1.

(IELTS TASK 1)

  • Start with a beautiful expression

Such as -as is revealed from  

  • For two items, we can use the word pair

 For instance- The first pair of pie charts. 

  • Compare  incline or decline in the data given

 As given-Power generation of 127 units in 1980 rose to 200 units in 2010.

  • use adjectives 

 Example- interestingly, merely  

  • Use suitable linkers 

Like- Besides, on the other hand for comparison and contrasting complex sentences. 

BODY PARAGRAPH 2 (IELTS TASK 1)

The other pair of pie charts disseminate information about natural resources utilized for electricity production in Germany and that too in the year 1980 and 2010. To be focused, the sources on top for generating power were natural gas in 1980 and nuclear in 2010 with a contribution of 28 units and 155 units respectively to the total units produced in those years. Further, the resources like hydro and petroleum were also utilized in both years for the same purpose. However, the noticeable thing is that the utilization of coal in both years was stagnant at 28 units in Germany. 

IMPORTANT TIPS FOR BODY PARAGRAPH 2.

(IELTS TASK 1)

  • Start with expression

e.g-the other pair of pie charts. 

  • Highlight important data

 As- the sources on top for generating electricity were natural gas and nuclear.

  •  Use appropriate words for drawing the attention of the reader on a particular point 

As in paragraph- the noticeable thing is that … 

OVERALL (IELTS TASK 1)

overall, it can be said that coal was a constant source of generating electricity in two countries in both years.

IMPORTANT TIPS FOR OVERALL (IELTS TASK 1)

Draw an adequate conclusion based on the most highlighted thing in the whole data.

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