Overviews for IELTS Writing Task 1 – Foreign languages

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In Writing Task 1, identifying the main trends, differences, or stages is a key skill.  
Practise with the question below, and then write an overview.  
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Write down the main trends and differences

The chart below shows the proportion of schoolchildren in Europe studying different foreign languages from 1990 to 2010.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

Languages studied in Europe

Now write down the main trends and differences before proceeding to the next tab
Trends and Differences
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AWG
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AWG
4 years ago

Very good

Can you fix this? the figures for children learned Spanish and German were approximately 11% and 15% respectively.

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Tran Thi Anh Thu
Tran Thi Anh Thu
4 years ago
Reply to  AWG

Thank you very much, Tony,
The figures for children learning Spanish and German were approximately 11% and 15% respectively.

AWG
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AWG
4 years ago

Exactly – See my grammar posts

Tran Thi Anh Thu
Tran Thi Anh Thu
4 years ago

The bar chart gives information about the rate of European children studying five foreign languages, namely English, French, Spanish, German and Chinese from 1990 to 2010. Overall, all languages given showed an upward trend, except for French, throughout the period shown. Besides this, English was the most widely studied language, while Chinese was the least at all times. At the start of the period, 60% of school children in Europe studied English, followed by French, at 40%. At the same time, the figures for children learned Spanish and German were approximately 11% and 15% respectively. In contrast, that of Chinese… Read more »