IELTS WRITING TIPS: HOW TO DESCRIBE A MAP IN 2020

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IELTS WRITING TIPS: There is another type of question being asked in writing task 1 of IELTS EXAM and it is known as a map. MAP is usually an outline of the diagrammatic representation of a particular area of land, showcasing its physical features. Therefore, for explaining a writing task including a map you have to follow the following pattern              

PARAPHRASING/INTRODUCTION             

BODY PARAGRAPH 1.             

BODY PARAGRAPH 2.

  • Paraphrasing refers to restructuring the question statement in your own language.
  • Body paragraph 1 and 2 contains the main content of the writing task.

 IMPORTANT NOTE: no overall exists in Writing task.1 including map.   So now let’s begin with our actual task:  

The maps below show the changes that have taken place in Meadow village and Fonton, a neighboring town, since 1962.

IELTS writing tips:This image vividly provides the picture of the exact map of FONTON and MEADOW SIDE VILLAGE for writing  task 1.
IELTS WRITING TASK 1

INTRODUCTION(IELTS WRITING TIPS)

The maps illustrate the evolution of modifications made in the two rural areas with some amenities provided to the residents in 1962, 1985, and in the present days.   

IMPORTANT TIPS FOR INTRODUCTION

(IELTS WRITING TIPS)

  • Try to manipulate the question statement as much as you can in your own language.

INSTEAD OF YOU CAN USE THE WORDS

show                                                 illustrate

the changes                                      the evolution of modifications taken   place

 made  in meadow village and fonton      in the two rural areas 

since 1962                                         in 1962, 1985 and present days.     

BODY PARAGRAPH 1.(IELTS WRITING TIPS)

It is crystal clear from the first map that the Meadow side village and Fonton were underdeveloped areas in 1962 with only one roadway in Meadow village and a single railway track in Fonton. Later, in 1985, the village area progressed with the introduction of a housing estate in the west, superstore in the south, and recreational activities complex towards the northeast side. But, only a single up-gradation occurred in fonton that was the formation of the roadway that has linked it with the village. Further, the area size of both places enlarged a little bit in the same year.

IMPORTANT TIPS FOR BODY PARAGRAPH 1.

(IELTS WRITING TIPS)

  • Begin with an alluring expression

 For example-it is crystal clear from the first map that

  • Use suitable connectors

Like-instead, further

  • Divide the whole data smartly

such as-explaining every single bit about one side of the map at a time and the other side after that. It will assist you in simplifying the complex and lengthy data.

  • Compare the modifications of both areas in order to craft comparative sentences.
  • Mention about the actual amendments taken place along with directions in order to make it more clear to be understood by the reader.
  • The more you present tasks clearly and precisely, the more chances of you earning higher bands.
  • Use attractive vocab

 Such as – village area progressed.          

upgradation occurred……. etcetera.  

 BODY PARAGRAPH 2.(IELTS WRITING TIPS)

  In present times, with the development of a new hotel adjacent to a railway station at the equator and business park in the south, the two distant places collaborated with each other. Moreover, the whole area has been evolved into a town from a village because of the enlargement in the size of the area and the introduction of advanced facilities there.

IMPORTANT TIPS FOR BODY PARAGRAPH 2.

  • Start with a comparative phrase

Like-in present times

  • Clarify the exact location of a particular building

For example-new hotel adjacent to the railway station at the equator.

  • Try to add some similar words by your own

Such as-amenities

introduction of advanced facilities. (IELTS WRITING TIPS)

LIST OF LINKERS/CONNECTORS that can be utilized in the above type of task. (IELTS WRITING TIPS)

 

  1. Firstly
  2. Secondly
  3. Nextly
  4. Then
  5. After that
  6. Thereafter
  7. Further
  8. Furthermore
  9. Moreover
  10. Besides
  11. Despite
  12. Instead

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