IELTS Writing Task: 1 (Line Graph)
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The graph below shows the sales of children’s books, adult fiction and educational books between 2002 and 2006 in one country.
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant.
Write at least 150 words.
The given line graph illustrates the comparison of the sales of three different types of books( Children’s books, adult fiction, and educational books) from 2002 to 2006.
Overall, the sales of adult fiction books decreased over time, and the children’s books ruled the market after 2003, among the given three categories of books.
In 2002, adult fiction was on top with the sale of 45 million dollars, followed by children’s books at 33 million dollars and educational books at 25 million dollars. After a few fluctuations, the sales of adult fiction declined to 30 million dollars by 2006. In contrast, educational books were the least sold in 2002. After that their sale showed an opposing trend to that of adult fiction and reached $32 million by 2006.
Sales of Children’s books started at $32 million in 2002 but rose rapidly to 42 million dollars in 2003. From 2003 to 2005 there was a very slight increase in sales, but after 2005, sales grew considerably and reached an all-time high of $56 million.