2 More complex charts
The visual information you are given in Writing Task 1 often asks you to compare or contrast different information. One way of allowing you to compare information is through a bar chart.
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2.1 Study the bar chart below. Notice that you have to estimate some of the numbers. Answer the questions by choosing the best answer, A, B or C.
One hundred adults, boys and girls in Manchester, England were asked to name the sports they participated in. The results were recorded in the following stacked bar chart.
1 Approximately how many adults play basketball?
2 How many boys enjoy swimming?
3 Which sport is enjoyed by the same number of adults as girls?
4 Which group seems to participate in the most sport overall?
2.2 Some charts are used to show predictions of the future. Study the graph below and decide what the information is telling you.
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Using the passive voice helps to show you are describing the visual information, rather than giving your own ideas. To describe future predictions, we often use the passive form of the verbs estimate, predict, and forecast. These sentences often start with It .
2.3 Rewrite these sentences, describing the graph in 2.2.
1 I predict that sea levels will continue to rise.
It is predicted that .
2 I estimate that sea level will have increased by 200mm by the year 2050.
3 I forecast that sea level will rise more rapidly between 2050 and 2100.
Sea levels .
4 I estimate that by 2100, sea will be 500 mm higher than they are at present.
By 2100, sea levels .