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 Academic Task 1: 

Diagram,Main information, Describe processThe diagram below shows the process by which bricks are manufactured for the building industry.
      
Description: bricks are manufactured

The diagram below shows the process by which bricks are manufactured for the building industry.

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

Write at least 150 words.

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Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The bar chart below shows the production of the world’s oil in OPEC and non-OPEC countries.
      
Description: Hydroelectric dam

The bar chart below shows the production of the world’s oil in OPEC and non-OPEC countries.

Write a short report for a university lecturer describing the information shown below.

Write at least 150 words.

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Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The bar charts below show the Marriage and Divorce Statistics for nine countries in 1981 and 1994.
      
Description: Hydroelectric dam

The bar charts below show the Marriage and Divorce Statistics for nine countries in 1981 and 1994.

Write a short report for a university lecturer describing the information shown below.

Write at least 150 words.

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Table, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The table below gives statistics about the size of US households over a number of years.Study the information and answer the question.
      
Description: Hydroelectric dam

The table below gives statistics about the size of US households over a number of years.Study the information and answer the question.

Write a short report for a university lecturer describing the information shown below.

(Household = all the people living together in one house.) 

Write at least 150 words.

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Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The chart below gives information about global population percentages and distribution of wealth by region.
      
Description: Hydroelectric dam

The chart below gives information about global population percentages and distribution of wealth by region.

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

Write at least 150 words.

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Table, Main information, Compare data: The table shows the worldwide market share of the mobile phone market for manufactures in the years 2005 and 2006.
      
Description: mobile phone market

The table shows the worldwide market share of the mobile phone market for manufactures in the years 2005 and 2006.

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

Write at least 150 words.

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Table, Main information, Compare data: The table below gives information about rail transport in four countries in 2007. Summarise the information and make comparisons where relevant.
      
Description: rail transport

The table below gives information about rail transport in four countries in 2007.

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

Write at least 150 words.

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Chart, Main information, Compare data: The flow chart illustrates the consequence of deforestation. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features.
      
Description: consequence of deforestation

The flow chart illustrates the consequence of deforestation. 

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features.

Write at least 150 words

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Diagram, Describe process: The diagram shows how apple is canned. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features.
      
Description: apple is canned

The diagram shows how apple is canned.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features.

Write at least 150 words

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Bar, Main information, Compare data: The bar chart shows different methods of waste disposal in four cities; Toronto, Madrid, Kuala Lumpur and Amman.
      
Description: waste disposal

The bar chart shows different methods of waste disposal in four cities; Toronto, Madrid, Kuala Lumpur and Amman. Summarize the information by describing the main features of the chart and making comparisons where appropriate.

Write at least 150 words

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Table, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The table below gives information on internet use in six categories by age group.
      
Description: internet use

The table below gives information on internet use in six categories by age group.

Describe the information in the table and make comparisons where appropriate.

Write at least 150 words.

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Pie, Main information, Compare data: The pie charts below show the percentage of housing owned and rented in the UK in 1991 and 2007.
      
Description: housing owned and rented in the UK

The pie charts below show the percentage of housing owned and rented in the UK in 1991 and 2007. 

Summarize the information by describing the main features of the charts and making comparisons where appropriate.

Write at least 150 words

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Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The graph gives information about drinking habits of the US population by age. Summarise the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
      
Description: US population by age

The graph gives information about drinking habits of the US population by age. 

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

Write at least 150 words

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Table, Main information, Compare data: The table shows the average length of YouTube video advertisements and average length of time viewers spend watching them.
      
Description: average length of YouTube

The table shows the average length of YouTube video advertisements and average length of time viewers spend watching them. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features.

Write at least 150 words.

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Table, Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The table shows the percentage of journeys made by different forms of transport in four countries, The bar graph shows the results of a survey into car use.
      
Description: Hydroelectric dam

The table shows the percentage of journeys made by different forms of transport in four countries, The bar graph shows the results of a survey into car use.

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

Write at least 150 words.

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Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The bar graph below shows the numbers of male and female research students studying six computer science subjects at a US university in 2011.
      
Description: US university

The bar graph below shows the numbers of male and female research students studying six computer science subjects at a US university in 2011.

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

Write at least 150 words

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Pie, Main information, Compare data: The pie charts show the average consumption of food in the world in 2008 compared to two countries; China and India.
      
Description: consumption of food

The pie charts show the average consumption of food in the world in 2008 compared to two countries; China and India.

Write a report to a university lecturer describing the data.

Write at least 150 words

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Chart, Main information, Describe process: The diagram shows the procedure for university entry for high school graduates. Write a report describing the information.
      
Description: university entry

The diagram shows the procedure for university entry for high school graduates.

Write a report for a university or college lecturer describing the information.

Write at least 150 words

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Pie, Main information, Compare data: The graphs show changes in spending habits of people in UK between 1971 and 2001. Write a report to a university lecturer describing the data.
      
Description: Habits of people in UK

The graphs show changes in spending habits of people in UK between 1971 and 2001.

Write a report to a university lecturer describing the data.

Write at least 150 words

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Pie, Main information, Compare data: The pie chart below shows the proportion of different categories of families living in poverty in UK in 2002.
      

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Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The bar charts below give information about the railway system in six cities in Europe.
      
Description: Hydroelectric dam

The bar charts below give information about the railway system in six cities in Europe.

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

Write at least 150 words.

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Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The bar graph indicates sales figures for reading materials from 2002 to 2012. Write a report to a university lecturer describing the information.
      
Description: reading materials

The bar graph indicates sales figures for reading materials from 2002 to 2012.

Write a report to a university lecturer describing the information shown below.

Write at least 150 words

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Bar, Pie, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The graphs show figures relating to hours worked and stress levels amongst professionals in eight groups.
      
Description: hours worked and stress levels

The graphs show figures relating to hours worked and stress levels amongst professionals in eight groups.

Describe the information shown to a university or collage lecturer.

Write at least 150 words

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Table, Main information, Compare data: The table below gives information about changes in modes of travel in Netherlands between 2001 and 2006.
      
Description: travel in Netherlands

The table below gives information about changes in modes of travel in Netherlands between 2001 and 2006.

Describe the information in the table and make comparisons where appropriate.

Write at least 150 words.

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Pie, Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The graphs indicate the source of complaints about the bank of America and the amount of time it takes to have the complaints resolved.
      
Description: Hydroelectric dam

The graphs indicate the source of complaints about the bank of America and the amount of time it takes to have the complaints resolved.

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

Write at least 150 words

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Diagram: Main information, Describe process: The flow chart below shows an automatic photo booth. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features.
      
Description: automatic photo booth

The flow chart below shows an automatic photo booth.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features.

Write at least 150 words

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Pie, Main information, Compare data: The pie graphs show the nutritional consistency of two dinners. Write a report to a university lecturer describing the data.
      
Description: nutritional consistency

The pie graphs show the nutritional consistency of two dinners.

Write a report to a university lecturer describing the data.

Write at least 150 words

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Diagram, Describe process; The diagram below shows two different processes for manufacturing black tea. Summarise the information by selecting and main process.
      
Description: manufacturing black tea

The diagram below shows two different processes for manufacturing black tea.

Summarise the information by selecting and main process.

Write at least 150 words

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Chart, Main information, Compare data: The diagram shows the relationship between a numbers of different languages. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features.
      
Description: different languages

The diagram shows the relationship between a numbers of different languages. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

Write at least 150 words

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Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The barchart below shows the total number of minutes (in billions) of telephone calls in Australia, divided into three categories, from 2001- 2008.
      
Description:  telephone calls in Australia

The barchart below shows the total number of minutes (in billions) of telephone calls in Australia, divided into three categories, from 2001- 2008.

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

Write at least 150 words

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Pie, Main information, Compare data: The pie charts below give information on the ages of the populations of Oman and Spain in 2005 anf projections for 2055.
      
Description: populations of Oman

The pie charts below give information on the ages of the populations of Oman and Spain in 2005 anf projections for 2055.

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

Write at least 150 words

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Bar, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The bar chart below give information about five countries spending habits of shopping on consumer goods in 2012.
      
Description: habits of shopping

The bar chart below give information about five countries spending habits of shopping on consumer goods in 2012. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

Write at least 150 words.

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Line, Main information, Compare data, Show trend: The chart below gives information about “Istanbul Promo plus” sales in 2007. Summarise the information and reporting the main features, and make comparisons.
      
Description: Istanbul Promo plus

The chart below gives information about “Istanbul Promo plus” sales in 2007. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

Write at least 150 words