Monday, May 14, 2012

How to describe trends in Graph writing?


Writing report on graphs require not only good understanding of the given diagram but some ability to play with words and its different functions as adverbs and adjectives or nouns. Have a look on the given list of words and try to use them in sentences according to their different functions.

Verbs
Nouns
Usage
 For upward movement


Rise (to)
a rise
We can see a significant rise in the profit of XYZ company during this period.(as noun)
The profit of XYZ company rose during this period. ( as a verb)
 Increase (to)
an increase

Grow (to)
growth

Climb (to)
a climb

Boom
a boom

Peak (at)
(reach) a peak (at)

For downward movement


Fall (to)
a fall (of)

Decline (to)
a decline (of)

Decrease (to)
a decrease (of)

Dip (to)
a dip (of)

Drop (to)
a drop (of)

Go down (to)


Reduce (to)
a reduction (of)


A slump

 For steady movement


Level out
a leveling out

No change
no change

Remain stable (at)


Remain steady (at)


Stay (at)


Stay constant (at)


Maintain the same level





Adjectives
Adverbs




Rapid
rapidly
There is a rapid change in profit of XYZ company. (as adjective)
The profit of XYZ changes rapidly. ( as adverbs)

Quick
quickly

Swift
swiftly

Sudden
suddenly

Steady
steadily

Gradual
gradually

Dramatic
dramatically

Sharp
sharply

Huge
hugely

Enormous
enormously

Steep
steeply

Substantial
substantially

Considerable
considerably

Significant
significantly

Marked
markedly

Moderate
moderately

Slight
slightly

Small


Minimal
minimally






















































































































2 comments:

  1. Hi vishal,

    This is an awesome blog for me, and it's really helpful to me a lot. I will be greatly obliged if you can provide me some sample graphs with answers.

    Thank you,
    Fedrick

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  2. Thanks for sharing this nice post.The best way to improve IELTS Graph essay section is to learn through IELTS sample Graph.

    ReplyDelete

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