IELTS- Language of Trends Practice- Your Week and Life

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Topic: General

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Your week and life Trends practice
(IELTS Academic Writing Part One/ Business English)

Part One – Your Weekend

Draw a graph (line graph or bar chart) representing your week or weekend, then 
describe it to your partner and see if they can guess what it represents. Give them  
some hints if they can’t work out what it is, for example telling them what one of the  
axes of the graph represents. 

Ideas for graphs

Money spent
Energy levels
Amount of exercise done
Amount of food eaten or alcohol drunk
Amount of work and study
Time spent doing something

Part Two – Your Life

Do the same with something from any time in your past, present or future. 

Ideas for graphs

Weight
Height
Length of hair
Amount of savings
Income
Skill
How often you do something
Amount of exercise
Number of friends
Optimism
Number of films watched/ books read
Time spent doing something

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2010