Academic Writing Task 1 – Bar Graph

💭In task 1 of the IELTS Academic Exam, you need to write a formal or semi-formal essay describing a chart/graph/table/ diagram.


  • You will have 20 minutes to write 150 words.
  • You will be given a specific task to complete (for training purposes, we will use bar graphs.)
  • In all IELTS writing tasks, you must use a FORMAL or SEMI-FORMAL writing style!

People Who Were Born in Australia:

  • Let’s do a practice writing task 1.
  • Be sure to follow the prompts on the card.
  • You will need a piece of paper, a pen/pencil, and a stopwatch or clock.

Please use the following “Quiz Section” to transcribe your writing task 1 from your piece of paper to the quiz!