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Sorry it's ugly answer.. I'm beginner..
Probably lots of mistakes expected.

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The bar graph illustrates that the trend of call types in the united kingdom for 8 years from 1995 to 2002.

At the year of 1995, UK citizens tend to use much local calls than international calls and mobile calls. However, the share of local call type has been gradually decreasing until the last year of this survey.

In 1995, national and international calls consumed around 37 billion minutes in the UK. And, its time of calling duration had been slightly rise all over the periods.

In the chart, the remarkable point is that the use of mobile phones had been sharply increased since 1999 among English people.

It is easy to notice that the share of Local calls had been shrink apparently from the 21st century. People live in the UK start to use mobile phones more compared with other 2 ways throughout the period of survey.

The bar chart compares the figures in terms of minutes spent on telephone calls, splitted into three types, over a period of 7 years in the UK. Minutes are measured in billions.
It is clear that the local line category is by far the most popular way of making calls, while mobiles is the least one. It is also noticeable that the two call types (national and international and mobiles) saw the upward trend during the period shown. The local line, by contrast, experienced the gradual decline after the certain period.
In 1995, the figures for minutes of telephone calls using the local line stood at 70 billion, for national and international – at around 35 billion, and for all mobiles calls at a mere 5 billion. This discrepancy among preferences is observed until 1999, when the number of calls through the local line reached the peak (90 billion) and the figures for the total numbers of minutes using national and international line and mobiles were approximately 45 billion and 10 billion respectively.
Starting from 1999, there is a steady decrease in the number of minutes made via local lines compared to a significant rise in the number of those spoken on cell phones. The number of minutes via national and international line increased gradually during the period shown. In 2002 the number of minutes of the local line equaled to those in 1995, while international and national line and mobile phones saw the highest number of minutes, just over 60 billion and under 50 billion respectively.

i couldn't manage to replace the three call types with the synonyms...

Hello Simon,
i'm beginner and posting my writing for first time
Please help me to improve my writing

The bar chart gives information about telephone calls. It is in three types Local, National & International and Mobile call minutes from year 1995 to 2002 in UK.
It is clear that local land line calls are more popular in UK throughout the years (1995 to 2002) than the other two types. The highest land line calls were approximately 89 and 90 billion minute calls in 1998 and 1999 respectively.
As the land line calls are highest among the two types, it has been seen the gradual increase in National & International calls, there was 37 billion minutes calls in 1995 and it reaches upto 62 billion minutes in 2002. On contrast there was least use of mobile from1995 to 1998(2 to 8 billion minutes respectively), but there is dramatic increase in 1999 and continue to increased till 2002, it went upto 47 billion minutes in 2002.
It is noticeable that land line calls has declined in 1999 and the fall remain till 2002, it is 72 billion approximately. But its still in highest number of telephone call than the other two categories. Over the time period both call types( National & International calls and Mobile calls) had progress in the telephone calls.

The chart compares call duration among 3 types of local call, national & international call and mobile phone call in Uk between 1995 and 2002.

It is clear from the chart that the total number of minutes of local line was much higher compared with the figure for two other types and fluctuated over the period shown while total time using national and international and mobile phone lines increased year-by-year. There was small number of calls by mobile phone during almost years.

excuse me, sir, can you check for my introduction:
The graph compares the total using time of 3 call types in the UK over a 7-year period from 1995.
is it right and convey a clear idea of describing the graph?
Thanks

The bar chart compares the three diffrent types telecommunications used by the UK People interms of total minutes of call in the year 1995 to 2002.

over all, the majority of UK prople used local line for communication through out the year.At the same time there was a dramatic increase in using mobile call from 1995 to 2002

in the year 1995, the total minutes of local call, national and internation call and mobile call respectively 72,48 and 2 minutes in billions .The minutes of telephone calls were increased significantly in all three mode of communication from 1995 to1999.

The bar chart presents the amount of phone calls in billion of minutes make in the UK over a period of seven years into the categories of local, national/international and mobile phone calls.

Overall, it is clear that local calls were the most used in Uk throughout the period of the study, while mobile phones barely were used on the same year. However, it is noticeable that mobile calls had a dramatic increased from 1999 to 2002.

In 1995 national and international calls reached half of the minutes reached on local calls compared with mobile phone calls that did not even reached 5% of the total amount of minutes made in the same year. The number of minutes in the three ctegories marginally increase from 1995 to 1998.

In 1999, local calls reaches its highest number of minutes with a 90% billion calls in contrast with the other two categories which slowly increase until 2002. There is a leap on mobile phone calls from 1999 to 2002. In 2002 just over 70% of minutes were made from land calls, being this one the top of the preferable way from users to make calls in contrast with mobile phones in the same year that only reached 45% of minutes used. However, this last one had a rise of nearly ten times more from 1999 to 2002.

the bar chart illustrates the figure of local fixed-line,national and international fixed-line and mobile telephone calls made by the people of uk between 1995 and 2002
overall, the highest number of calls were made locally as compared to other two categories, whereas mobile was less used for calls purpose but this was the only category which gradually increased during the following year
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The bar chart illustrates how many minutes (in billions) people in the UK spent on their 3 different types of telephone calls during the period from 1995 to 2002. Overall, there was an unnoticeable change in the total amount of minutes of local fixed line calls. Meanwhile, national and international fixed line calls as well as mobile calls increased significantly throughout the period.

As can be seen, the local fixed line calls were just over 70 billion minutes in 1995. Then, the figure grew steadily from 1995 to 1999 when it peaked exactly 90 billion minutes before a steady drop in 2002.

With regard to the national and international fixed line calls, there was an upward trend throughout the period, which started at just under 40 billion minutes in 1995. Afterward, the figure increased gradually from this point to just over 60 billion minutes in 2002.

Similarly, the total amount of minutes of the mobile calls were approximately 5 billions in 1995. Following that, the figure showed that there was a slight rise to around 10 billion minutes in 1999. Then, the data rocketed from this point to just over 40 billion minutes at the end of the period.

This bar chart shows how long people in UK made phone calls by three different ways between 1995 and 2002. During this period, local fixed line was highest each year, and then the national and international fixed line. Mobiles was lowest every single year, but it saw the biggest changes.

From 1995 to 1999, the total number of minutes of local fixed line grew continuously by about 20 billion (from 72 to 90 billion), almost twice the increment of the national and international fixed line (from 39 to 50 billion). The figure of mobile calls in 1995 is approximately 5 billion, and it rose to 12 billion at the end of 1999.


Since 1999, the trend changed dramatically. Firstly, the figure of local fixed line began to drop each year and finally to 72 billion in 2002, which was almost the same in the beginning year. Secondly, the number of mobile usage began to roar and the figure reach to 48 billion in 2002, which increased fourfold since 1999. National and international fixed line was an exception for it just followed the same growing pattern and increased about 10 billion in these three years.

The chart compares the general figure of minutes of telephone calls from three different call types between 1995 and 2002 in UK.

In all, the number (in billion minutes) of calls from mobiles is the lowest and local fixed line calls had the greatest figure in the period, but the figure of mobile calls showed the greatest increase during this time.

The figure of calls from non-local fixed line and mobile steadily increased from 1995 to 2002. Calls from non-local fixed line stood at about 37 billion in 1995 and gradually and slowly increased to reach just over 60 billion in 2002. However, there was a rapid increase in the number of calls from mobile, which was about 2 billion in 1995. After little increase, it was about 11 billion in 1999, but then it followed with a dramatic rise and reached about 47 billion in 2002.

In contrast, the figure of local fixed line call was changeable. It stood relatively high at over 70 billion in 1995, and then with a slight rise, it reached just 90 billion in 1999, the highest figure of local fixed line call. However, there was a gradual decline in the number, which was little greater than 70 billion in 2002, roughly the same as the figure in 1995.

The bar chart illustrate the amount of minutes(in billions) of telephone calls in the UK, there are 3 types (local-fixed line, national and international-fixed line, and mobiles), from 1995 to 2002.

The local call was the highest number of the three in 1995-1999, at 71 to 90 billion. At the same time, national and international call was at about 37-50 billion. Meanwhile, the third type of mobiles increased from about 3-12 billion.

It is noticeable that minute data of local call fell from 2000-2002, at about 95-72 billion. Meanwhile, second type and third one, respectively, increased at 58-60 billion, and 25-45 billion. (Finally, these three types became a similar number(?) in 2002 in the UK.)-> not sure this sentence is right to put in or not.

Overall, the local call was the most popular in UK. And the lowest was mobile call, but we can see it was rising sharply from 3-45 billion.

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I am new at this... hope can get band up to 5.5

Hi Simon,

I am so sad now. My score is not enough good as i expected. Listening is the section I spent a lot of time on practising but it has lowest band.

@Tam Thank U.

The graph compares three different types of calls in the UK from the year 1999 to the year 2002.

It is clear that the UK's people often made local calls while mobile phone was rarely used. However, as the advances of communication technology, the uses of mobile phone had seen a dramatic rise.

From 1995 to 1998, local calls had made a noticeably changes of minutes, from 70 billion to nearly 90 billion minutes of calls. However, the people's behavior in making calls changed. After reached its peak 90 billion minutes in the year 1999, duration of local calls had decreased gradually towards its initial number of durations, at 70 billion minutes in the year 2002.

It also can be seen that the national and international line was the second highest calls made by the UK's people. This call had doubled its duration to more 60 billion minutes for 7 years. Moreover, a dramatic rise of about 30 billion minutes of calls had been seen in Mobile calls between the year 1999 and the year 2001.In the year 2002, call duration of mobile phone reached its highest minutes of duration at nearly 50 billion minutes.

The chart show changes in the yearly average volume of 3 different call types between 1995 and 2002 in the UK, measured in billion minutes.
Overall, local-fixed line remained the single most popular call type while mobiles was least used by UK telephone users. However, the latter saw the largest increases in minute number of calls over the period given.
Starting the period at just over 70 billions minutes in 1995, the volume of local, fixed line calls then steadily climbed and peaked at 90 billion minutes in 1999. This figure, however, slowly decreased during the remaining years to the initial level of 1995.
Whereas, the same cannot be said for the other call types. While the minutes of national and international -fixed line grew gradually from about 37 billion to more than 60 billion in 2002, that of mobile calls experienced a phenomenal growth from around 2 billion to approximately 45 billion at the end of the period.

(Intro)
The bar chart compares the time spent by the UK residents on three different telephone calls over a period of 17 years.
(Overview)
It is clear that local fixed line calls were the most popular and the time spent on mobile calls were the least among three over the period shown. However, we can also see that the gap between the three categories had narrowed by 2002.
(Body1)
In 1995, 72 billion minutes went on local fixed line calls, and the figures for national and international fixed line calls and mobile calls were 37 billion and a mere 3 billion minutes respectively. After that, the time spent on local fixed line calls saw a gradual increase to a peak of 90 billion minutes in 1999. Also, there was also a gradual increase in the other two types of calls between 1995 and 1999.
(Body2)
Between 1999 and 2002, there was a significant fall in fixed line calls from 90 billion to 72 billion minutes. While on the other hand, the figure for mobiles phones rose rapidly from 15 billion to 47 billion minutes in the 3-year period.
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I would like to try the next paragraph of this essay.any observations are welcomed.

Nevertheless,effects of this trend have not all been beneficial.Most often,easy availability of branded products in developing countries may lead to juvenile crimes. For example,Apple I phones,one of the most popular and expensive electronic gadget in modern era, are commonly available in all parts of the world and it is an undeniable fact that younger generation are obsessed with this innovative product.However,unlike the youth in developed world, their counter parts in poor countries like India and Nepal cannot afford such higher price.So the latter may possibly commit some crime like burglary as a desperate way to make some money to own their dream product.But,if these high priced branded items are not easily available in this poor parts of the world,the young would go for some cheaper versions that suits their pocket.

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The bar chart compares the total time duration of three types of telephonic calls made by people in the U K between 1995-2002.
It is clear that most of the telephone calls of U K people were local fixed line calls throught the period given.Although the use of mobile phones increased it was the least used type of phone call.

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Thanks for your positive words! I'm really happy that my lessons have helped you to make such a dramatic improvement. Keep up the good work!

Dear simon,, please check my introduction and overview for the graph .I find your lessons very helpful.It helps me to improve a lot .

The bar chart compares local, national-interlocal and mobile telephone calls in the UK between 1995 and 2002
It is clear that people in UK make local-fixed line calls mostly than other calls that shown on the chart. The proportion of people using telephone increase from 1995 to 2002 in both national – international fixe line and mobiles calls, while the local calls peak in 1999.
In 1995 the figures for local calls was over 70 billions minutes, and both national & international and mobiles calls were lower, at about 38 billions minutes and 3 billions minutes respectively. In 1999 the number for local calls peaked at 90 billions minutes, and those for National- International calls rose to 50 billions minutes, while the figure for mobiles calls just over 10 billions minutes.
After 1999 the number of local calls remain high, but it was slowly decreased to around 72 billions minutes until the end of 2002. In Contrast, the mobiles calls tripled from about 12 billion minutes in 1999 to about 45 billions minutes in 2002. National and International calls rose steadily between 1999 and 2002, reaching a peak of about 60 billions minutes at the end of the period

The bar chart compares local, national-interlocal and mobile telephone calls in the UK between 1995 and 2002

It is clear that people in UK make local-fixed line calls mostly than other calls that shown on the chart. The proportion of people using telephone increase from 1995 to 2002 in both national – international fixe line and mobiles calls, while the local calls peak in 1999.

In 1995 the figures for local calls was over 70 billions minutes, and both national & international and mobiles calls were lower, at about 38 billions minutes and 3 billions minutes respectively. In 1999 the number for local calls peaked at 90 billions minutes, and those for National- International calls rose to 50 billions minutes, while the figure for mobiles calls just over 10 billions minutes.

After 1999 the number of local calls remain high, but it was slowly decreased to around 72 billions minutes until the end of 2002. In Contrast, the mobiles calls tripled from about 12 billion minutes in 1999 to about 45 billions minutes in 2002. National and International calls rose steadily between 1999 and 2002, reaching a peak of about 60 billions minutes at the end of the period

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The bar chart illustrates the amount of time spent on three different call types, namely local, national and international calls made through Mobiles and fixed line phones between 1995 and 2002.

Overall, number of minutes used on local calls from fixed lines remained at highest level over the seven year period. While time consumed on national and international calls via fixed line increased gradually, mobiles saw a biggest change in number of minutes used making all calls.

In 1995, well over 70 billion minutes were consumed on fixed line for making local calls, the figure for international and national calls was as halfed as local calls by fixed line, at around 37 billion minutes. By contrast, less than 5 billion minutes were spent on all type of calls made through mobiles. By 1999, number of minutes used by fixed lines making local calls increased at its peak of 6 billion minutes while, fixed lines for national and international calls and mobiles used for all calls aw a rise of around 12 billion and 7 billion respectively.

Between 1999 and 2002, while number of minutes used on fixed lines for national and international call increased significantly, number of minutes spent on local calls made via fixed lines decreased gradually, with only 70 and 71 billion minutes respectively. By contrast, mobile phones used for making all type of calls saw the biggest change , with a rise of about 30 billion minutes used on it by 2002.

The bar chart illustrates the amount of time spent on three different call types, made through Mobiles and fixed line phones between 1995 and 2002.

Overall, fixed line phones remained by far the most popular means of making local calls. By contrast, although mobiles were least popular in the beginning to communicate all type calls, the change in usage of mobiles saw a biggest increase over the seven-year period shown.

In 1995, just over 70 billion minutes were consumed on fixed line making local calls, the figure for international and national calls was as halfed as local calls by fixed line, at around 37 billion minutes. By contrast, less than 5 billion minutes were spent on all type of calls made using mobiles. By 1999, the number of minutes used by fixed lines making local calls peaked at 6 billion minutes while, fixed lines(national and international calls) and mobiles (all calls) saw an increase of around 12 billion and 7 billion respectively.

Between 1999 and 2002, while the number of minutes used on fixed lines for national and international call increased significantly, the number of minutes spent on local calls made via same type of phone line decreased gradually. By contrast, mobiles used for making all call type saw the biggest change , with a rise by 30 billion minutes used on it by 2002.

The bar chart illustrates the amount of time spent on three different call types, made through Mobiles and fixed line phones between 1995 and 2002.

Overall, fixed line phones remained by far the most popular means of making local calls, while mobiles were least popular for all calls type. However, the change in the usage of mobiles saw a biggest increase in later years.

In 1995, just over 70 billion minutes were consumed on local calls made through fixed lines, the figure for international and national calls was as halfed as local callls, at around 37 billion minutes. By contrast, less than 5 billion minutes were spent on all type of calls made using mobiles. By 1999, the number of minutes used by fixed lines making local calls peaked at 6 billion minutes while, fixed lines(national and international calls) and mobiles (all calls) saw an increase of around 12 billion and 7 billion respectively.

Between 1999 and 2002, while the number of minutes used on fixed lines for national and international call increased significantly, the number of minutes spent on local calls made via same type of phone line decreased gradually. By contrast, mobiles used for making all call type saw the biggest change , with a rise by 30 billion minutes used on it by 2002.

This bar chart shows the time-using in three different ways of phone calls in the UK from 1995 to 2002.

Overall, the fixed line of local call was the all-time highest during this period and national/international call was followed at the second place. The lowest one is mobile which is less than 50 billion minutes in each year.

In 1995, local calls time started from 70 billion minutes and never lower than 70 till 2002. While, the number of second one is almost 38 billion minutes which is just half of local calls in 1995. The least one just got 2 billion minutes in the same year.

During this time,the local calls reached the highest record in 1999 and then back to the number 70 which is same as 1995. In contrast, the other two items were increased. The national/international calls number gradually rised from 38 to 61, and the mobile calls had drastically change from 2 to 45. According to this, more and more people tend to use mobile to contact others.

The chars shows the changes in the numbers of minutes made by 3 types of telephone calls between 1995 and 2002 in the UK.
It is immediately apparent that local - fixed line was the most popular mode of call, followed by national and internation - fixed line and mobiles. The period also saw a rapid increase in the popularity of mobile calls.
In 1995, the volume of local fixed call stood at over 70 billion minutes compared to under 40 billions off domestic and overseas fixed calls and only 2 billion minutes of mobile calls. Over the subsequent 4 years, the former volume steadily increased and peaked at 90 billion minutes in 1999 before slowly dropping to the initial level in 2002.
Meanwhile, the minute number of national and international fixed calls gradually rose over the given period and reach more than 60 billion in 2002. That of mobiles, on the other hand, after a steady growth within the first 5 year to 12 billion minutes in 1999, leapt to more than 45 billion at the end of the period.

The bar chart illustrates that the figure for UK people using three types of telephone from 1995 to 2002.

Overall, we can see the number of using local phone was the largest one every year and the one of the national and international call was the second biggest, whereas the figure for the mobile phone was the smallest although it increased dramatically from 1995 to 2002.

Looking at this chart in detail, the number of local line in 1995 was about 70 billions minutes, which was about twice as that of the national and international call. With regard to the mobile call, the figure was 2 billions and far smaller than other two lines.

These three numbers increased steadily until 1999, but after 2000 the number of local line only stepped down and backed to the same level of that in 1995. On the other hand, the other two phones kept going upward after 2000 and then reached to 60 and 45 billions minutes respectively.

Hi Simon,
I appreciate that you spend your time to help us improving our writing skill.
Hope that you will take a look on my essay
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The provided bar chart illustrates the length of telephone conversations in 1995 - 2002 period in the UK, which are separated into 3 groups.
As can be seen clearly, the ranking order between 3 groups remained unchange through the period, in which the local land line was the most popular category whereas mobile was the least common method.
To be more detail, in 1995, the duration of local fixed-line call type was over 70 millions, which is twice as many as the amount of national and international group, while only approximate 3 billion minutes from mobile was recorded.
From 1995 to 1999, the increasing rate of 3 sectors are equivalent , which is 10% annually.
However, there are some remarkable change from 1999 onwards. The length of call from mobile swiftly rose from tripled from 15 billion in 1999 to 45 billion minute in 2002. Otherwise, after reached its peak in 1999 with 90 millions, the local land line 's number fell to only three quarter as many as its highest. The international and national group took the 2nd place among 3 group with 60 minutes of call was took in 2002.

The bar chart shows the amount of time spent in minutes by the UK citizens in making different phone calls ,over a 8-year period between 1995 to2002.The unit is expressed in billions.
Overall,

Introduction:

The chart gives the information about time spent by UK citizen on different types of Telephone calls between 1995 and 2002.

Overview :

Overall, Local fixed line were highest over the period, but Mobiles were lowest and saw the largest changes by the end of the period. Whereas, National and international fixed line saw steadily rose and remain stable at the last two years .

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The bar chart compares the time spent on telephone calls using local -fixed line, national and international and mobiles by UK resident over the period of 8 years.

It can be clearly see that local fixed line were the far most popular way of making calls, while mobile phones were the least famous one. The two calls type national and international and mobiles show an upward trend during the given period. The local line show a gradual decline after a certain period.

In 1995, the figure for minutes of telephone calls using the local fixed line was almost 72 billions minute whereas national and international and mobiles were 48 billions minute and 4 billions minutes .The local fixed line calls reached to a peak of 90 billions minutes in 1999 whereas the international and national minutes were 50 billions and for mobiles phone it was doubled (9 billions minutes).

After 1999,a gradual decrease is noticeable in the figures of local fixed line and a significant number of increase in minutes from mobiles. By 2002,local calls minutes reached the same level of 71 billions minute and the other two acquire the highest minutes used.

please anyone can give comments on my essay

The bar chart compares the time spent by UK residents on different types/kinds of telephone calls between 1995 and 2002. Units are measured in billions of minutes.
It is clear that local fixed line was the most popular type of call throughout the period given. We can also see a dramatic rise in mobile calls, while national and international calls’ usage increased gradually.
In 1995, over 70 billion minutes of local calls were made by British people. By contrast, the figure for national and international calls was half (of) that amount, at more than/just above 35 billion. The time spent on all mobile calls was the lowest, at nearly 3 billion minutes.
From 1995 to 2002, national and international calls rose steadily from 40 billion in 1996 to more than 60 billion in 2002, whereas the figure for mobile calls was nine times higher than that of 1996 (the figure for 1996/1996 usage), climbing up to 45 billion minutes in 2002. On the other hand, local phone line usage reached a peak of 90 billion minutes in 1999 before falling back to 1995 level, at above 70 billion in 2002.
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thanks guys, but my essay is not perfect, it's full of mistakes

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Hi Simon, I want to ask you about the tenses used in Writing task 1. If I use "by+time", do I must use the past perfect tense. For example, I describe the changes before 2000. "By 2000, the number of minutes of mobile calls had increased gradually by about 20 million minutes."
Thank you

The bar chart gives information about the amount of time spent on telephone calls in three different categories ( local-fixed line, national and international-fixed line and mobiles) in the UK between 1995 and 2002.
Overall, in each year from 1995 to 2002, the longest time occupied on telephone calls within UK was through fixed lines for local communications whereas the shortest time was spent on mobiles for all types of calls. It is also important to note that there was a dramatic change in mobile calls in 2002 as opposed to those made in 1995.
With regard to fixed line used for local communications, the number of minutes spent on phones gradually rose from over 70 billions minutes in 1995 to 90 billions minutes in 1999. Afterwards, the amount of time spent on calls started to gradually decline back to 70 billions minutes in 2002.
On the other hand, the usage of mobile phone and fixed line for national and international communications showed an upward trend in each year between 1995 and 2002. While there was a gradual jump from less than 40 billions minutes to almost 60 billion minutes in fixed line calls for national and international purposes between 1995 and 2002, the duration of mobile communications rose drastically from well below 10 billions to almost 45 billions minutes for that same period.


The bar graphs compares that the total number of minutes calling in the UK, about three different categories, during 1995 to 2002.
At first, it is notable thing which is the local call time is definetly the most highest call type during the term at all. Specifically, it reached 90 billion minutes in 1999. Therefore, it began the period in1995 at over 70 billion to 90 billion in 1999 but gradually fell to at about 70 billion in 2002.
Interestingly, National and Interenational telephone call was almost one half of local call in 1995. However it has steadily been increasing to 60 billion minutes in 2002. The number which is less just about 10 billion minutes than local calls.
One of main points to note is that proportion of mobile calls it was least method while all of the term in the graph. Although, it began the period at over 10 billion minutes in 1999 but has rapidly risen to over 40 billion minutes by the end of the period in 2002. It shows us mobile phone calls were become more popular in the late term.

Dear Simon,please check my introduction

The chart illuminates information about the ultimate amount of time spent on telephon calls in Great Britain, branched into three different bands(local line,National and International line and Mobiles),during entire seven years, from 1995 to 2002, units measured by billion.

The chart below indicates the total number minutes of local calls, national and international calls and mobile calls from 1995 to 2002 in the UK.
It is easy to point out that the total minute of local calls was highest in each year. In contrast, mobile calls were made by people in the UK was lowest through the eight years. It also had a significant rise from 1995 to 2002.
In 1995, the number of minutes of local calls was over 70 billion. Mobile calls were made at least. The total number minutes for this kind of call was just few billion seconds for all people in the UK. National and international calls in 1995 were made approximately to 40 billion minutes. The three categories all has increased to 1999. 80 billion minutes were made by local calls, while the minutes for mobile calls were over 10 billion. International and national calls were made at 50 billion minutes.
From 1999 to 2002, the total minutes of local calls in the UK decreased slightly, while it had seen a rising in national and international calls and mobile calls. In 2002, people in the UK made totally 70 billion minutes for local calls. They made 60 billion minutes in national and international calls, while mobile calls were over 40 billion minutes.

we can write concluded after BP2 ..

The above bar chart illustrates UK phone calls in terms of total annual minutes on three types, local fixed, national and international fixed and mobiles, between 1995 and 2002.
It is clearly seen that annual minutes of local fixed calls were the highest among three types, while mobile call minutes were the lowest, throughout the period of 1995 to 2002.
As closely see the figure, local calls were increased to roughly 90 billion minutes, to the highest value during the period, in 1999. Then it was decreased gradually to 70 billion minutes per annum. Despite the decrease in local fixed calls, national and international fixed calls and mobiles had been becoming more popular steadily, starting from 39 billion minutes and 1 billion minutes to 60 billion minutes and 4 billion minutes, during the period.
To conclude, however the mobiles phone calls were lowest among the call types; it skyrocketed so fast, quickly replaced local fixed calls and became so typical.

The bar chart compares three different categories of telephone calls in the UK over the period between 1995 and 2002. Overall ,it is noticeable that the total number of Local-fixed line minutes was the highest throughout the period . Although Mobile phone calls were the lowest at all years given ,they have experienced dramatic development .
By 1995, Mobile calls averaged at about 3 billions ,while national and international –fixed line calls stood at about 37 billion . In contrast ,Local-fixed line calls were as twice as those for international call ,nearly 72 .
The three different categories rose steadily until 1999 were the Local-fixed line calls peaked at 100 billion . figures for Mobile phones calls started to increase steeply from 12 in 1990 to 25 in 2000.
After gradual steady increase , International-fixed lines ended at 60 in 2002 .Local-fixed lines decreased to reach just over 70 ,while Mobile phone popularity has increased enormously to gain more than 45 billion minutes at the same year

This bar graph is depicting total number of minutes of local calls made through fixed lines, national/international calls through fixed lines and calls through mobile phones. over the period of seven years from 1995 to 2002.
The chart clearly shows that local calls made through fixed lines are much higher as compared to national/international calls via fixed lines or mobile calls, peaking at 90 billion minutes in 1999. there is also upward trend of local calls via fixed lines from 1995 to 1999 and then steady decline to 70 billion minutes in 2002.
On the other hand, there is steady rise of national/international calls via fixed lines from 35 billions minutes in 1995 to 60 billion minutes in 2002. Similarly there is upward trend of mobile calls from 5 billion minutes to 45 billion minutes over the period of seven years which is remarkable finding.
So, we can conclude that in 2002, the share of mobile calls has remarkably increased as compared to fixed lines, however still local calls made through fixed line have major share of calls.

Hi Simon.
Do I need to write a prediction for this chart? And in the text where we can write a predicted sentence?
Thank you.

Hi Simon, I just saw your report 1 and 2 paragraphs for " phone call" , could you please share me your 3 and 4 paragraphs?

Hi simon,
i am new to writing task 1 and 2.want to share my examples with you all people .

The chart compares the number of total minutes of three different telephone calls in England in the period of 1995 to 2002, namely local-fixed line, national and international fixed line, and mobiles.
Overall, the total minutes of two telephone calls, mobiles and national-international fixed line, experienced an increasing trend, while those of local-fixed line reached the highest point in 1999 and declined consistently from this point onwards to 2002. However, the total time of local-fixed line was far more than the other two type of telephone calls.
As we can see from the line chart, the number of local-fixed line in 1995 was the largest among the three types, with around 73 billion minutes, while those of the national-international fixed line and mobiles were merely around 37 billion minutes and 4 billion minutes respectively. These three type telephone calls experienced steady increasing trend from this point onwards to 1999.
However, the number of local-fixed line declined consistently and reached the lowest point (approximately 73 billion minutes) in 2002. In contrast, total number of mobile had a steep increase and was around 45 billion minutes in 2002. Like mobile, national-international fixed line show a gentle upwards trend and peaked at 71 billion minutes in 2002.

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Here is my report.
The given chart describes the amount of time spent on telephone calls in the UK, split by three categories which are the local fixed line, national and international fixed line, and finally non-wire between 1995 and 2002.
As is shown on the graph, the local call has the highest number while the mobile is the lowest in each every year. However, the period from 1995 to 2002 witnessed a significant increase in the number of mobile calls.
In 1995s, the amount of line local call took up the first place with over 70 billion calls, whilst national-international fixed and mobile criteria were around 40 billion minutes and nearly 5 billion minutes respectively.
The amount of time spent in local call had climbed to meet a peak at 90 billion minutes since 1995 to 1999 and then started to decrease gradually till the end of the period. In contrast, the trend of others criteria is an uptrend.
To be compared, in 2002, the local fixed-line was already the same but the others pattern were much higher than 1995s. More specific, the call of national-international line and non-wire were nearly 60 billion and almost 50 billion minutes

The bar chart compares the whole number of time of telephone calls used by UK people in terms of three types between 1995 and 2002.
Overall, it is clear that the local calls were the most popular in UK while the figures for National and international, and mobile calls were less used, but shown the steady increases.
In 1999, the total time for local calls were over 70 billion minutes which nearly doubled the figure of national and international calls. At the same time, merely around 4 billion minutes of mobile calls took place by British people.
The total time using for local calls peaked at 90 billion minutes in 1999 and after that shown the decrease gradually and finished at the same level when it started, above 70 billion minutes. While the figures for national and international and mobile calls rose gradually and reached at about 60 and 45 billion minutes, respectively.

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I am a begginer. Please check my essay

The chart below indicates changes in the amount of time spent in three diferent telephone call over 7 years from 1995 to 2002.
In terms of local – fixed line, in 1995, local – fixed line telephone call had the most popupar in the UK, with around 72 billion minutes spent. This rate witnessed a significant rose and reached a peak of 90 billions minnute in 1990 before falling sharply to around 72 billion minnutes in the last year to become the highest of all.
When it comes to Mobiles phone call and National and international – fixed line. There were a up ward trend of the number of time spending in the UK. At the start of the period, around 38 billion minnutes of National and international – fixedline was spent. This figure increased steadily to 60 billion minnutes to become the second highest of all in 2002. While standing at much lower, the number of time of mobiles phone using was around 2 minnute (billions) in 1995. This rate grew gradually to around 46 minnute (billions) in the next 7 years.

The bar graph illustrates the three different type of phone calls in the England over a period of seven years, from 1995-2002. Total numbers of minutes are given in billions of minutes and types of calls are local, national and international from landline and mobiles.
Overall, local landline calls were the highest throughout the given period, while mobile calls were the least among all categories.
Local fixed-line calls were the highest throughout seven years, starting from 70 billion in 1995 to peak at 90 billion minutes in 1999 and then declined steadily to reach its initial mark at the end of the period. Comparatively, national and international calls made from landline phones saw a steady rise from approximately 35 billion minutes in the first year to 60 billion minutes in 2002.
Mobile calls were meager in 1995 at less than 5 billion minutes to rise steadily until 1999 to its double. From 1999 to 2002, it doubled every year to reach approximately 45 billion minutes in the last year.

The bar graph illustrates the three different type of phone calls in the England over a period of seven years, from 1995-2002. Total numbers of minutes are given in billions of minutes and types of calls are local, national and international from landline and mobiles.

Overall, local landline calls were the highest throughout the given period, while mobile calls were the least among all categories.

Local fixed-line calls were the highest throughout seven years, starting from 70 billion in 1995 to peak at 90 billion minutes in 1999 and then declined steadily to reach its initial mark at the end of the period. Comparatively, national and international calls made from landline phones saw a steady rise from approximately 35 billion minutes in the first year to 60 billion minutes in 2002.

Mobile calls were meager in 1995 at less than 5 billion minutes to rise steadily until 1999 to its double. From 1999 to 2002, it doubled every year to reach approximately 45 billion minutes in the last year.

The diagram illustrates the time from telephone calls in the UK for 3 categories during the period between 1995 and 2002.
Generally, the number of minutes was called by local – fixed line accounted for the most time while mobiles contributed to/generated the least of the UK’s calls minutes. Meanwhile, the time for local – fixed line increased steadily, climbing to reach a high before a fall to the end of period, the number of minutes from mobiles witnessed a considerable growth throughout the period.
As can be seen from the bar chart, the figure for local – fixed line produced the most time from the telephone calls. It stood at just over 70,000,000,000 minutes in 1995/in the beginning of the period, and then rose gradually to reach a high at 90,000,000,000 minutes in 1999 before falling/declining steadily to over 70,000,000,000 minutes in 2012.
In contrast, the time for making calls by mobiles, they began the period with just around 3,000,000,000 minutes, and then rose slightly by about 7,000,000,000 minutes in 4 years from 1995 to 1998, before rising considerably/significantly to nearly 40,000,000,000 minutes in 2001 and there was a reach of high at approximately 45,000,000,000 minutes in 2002. Likewise, the figure for national and international – fixed line rose steadily from around 38,000,000,000 minutes in 1995 to 60,000,000,000 minutes in 2002.

The bar chart illustrates the amount of time that UK citizens spent on different call types over a period of 7 years.

Overall, local fixed line was the most popular in every years. However, the gaps between local fixed line, national/international fixed line and mobiles became smaller throughout the period.

In 1995, people made calls mostly by local fixed line. The figure for this call type was around 70 billion minutes, which was doubled the amount of minutes that spent on national/international calls. By contrast, mobiles only accounted for a small number of 3 billion minutes. An upward trend can be seen in the next 4 years. The amount of local calls minutes increased significantly, peaked at about 90 billion minutes. Similarly, the time spent on two other types rose by 10 billion each.

The figure for local calls declined whereas that of others grew over the following 3 years. People spent less time on local calls, at the same point as the year 1995. Nevertheless, local calls remained the most popular. In contrast, national/International calls and mobiles were used more frequently, at around 60 billion and 45 billion minutes respectively.

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Dear Simon and members,
Could you please have a look in my writing. I am waiting forward to your feedback.Thanks so much.

The bar chart compares the amount of calling time spent by people in the UK in term of three types of telephone over the period from 1995 to 2002
Overall, it is obvious from the chart that the total number of phoning minutes by local-fixed line stood at at the highest level over the period given. The phoning time saw a considerable increase in national and international –fixed line and mobiles.
In the year 1995, it took the British people over 72 billion minutes to call local-fixed line in total. The figures for the two others were nearly a half of that number. Mobiles were hardly used at that time, just about 20 billion.
From this year, the data for local-fixed line calling still had remained unchanged after picking to just 90 billion in 1999. There had been significant rises in using national and international-fixed line and mobile by 23 billion and 43 billion respectively.
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Hi Simon,

Would you mind reading my writing? I usually need more than 20 minutes to finish each writing task 1 practice.

The bar chart illustrates how long telephone was used for local calls, national and international calls, and mobile calls in the UK during 1995 to 2002. The time is measured in billion minutes.
It is clear that local calls using ordinary telephone were dominant in the UK over the periods of time given. While the use of fixed-line telephone for national and international calls steadily increased each year, the time spent using mobile phones for calls was dramatically on the rise within the same years.
In terms of local telephone calls, more than 70 billion minutes spent each year from 1995 to 2002 on these, with their peaks in 1998 and 1999 (almost 90 and exactly 90 billion minutes respectively).
The trend was different if we look at fixed-line telephone used for national/international calls and mobile phone calls. Fixed-line local calls were around 35 billion minutes in 1995 which increased steadily until over 60 billion minutes in 2002. By contrast, there were only about 2 billion minutes spent on mobile calls in 1995. This number multiplied significantly in 2002 which was approximately 45 billion minutes.

Hi Dear Simon
The following writing took more than 20 minutes; However, I would be glad to have your comment and grade on it :

The bar chart compares the amount of time spent on three types of telephone calls between 1995 and 2002, in the UK.
Apparently, the most popular kind of calls is the local one during 7 years shown. Moreover, the mobiles face a significant growth trend.
In 1995, local calls accounts for a massive 72 billion minutes. The national and international calls are the second most popular kind, amounting to 37 billion minutes. While by a huge difference, people spent a mere 3 billion minutes on mobiles. To the next four years, until 1999, this figure in all three kinds shows a constant increasing behavior. The local calls reached to 90 million minutes, experiencing its summit in this year.
However, since 1999 onward, the local calls decline and equals roughly to the number it was in 1995. In contrast, people seem to talk more and more, internationally and on mobiles which account for more than 60 billion and 45 billion in 2002, respectively. The huge discrepancy among mobile with both local and international calls in 1995, is not the case in 2002, because of the steeper rising trend in mobile popularity.

Thanks for helping me Simon. I will upgrade my writing skill with your essay.

Here is my version.
A glance at provided bar chart reveals data on amount of minutes spent on three categorically divided phone calls including local, national, international and mobile calls in the UK from 1995 to 2002.
It is evident that most amount of minutes were involved in local line which was dominant in the given years.
Starting from 70 mill. Min. in 1995, local line had been experiencing only gradual improvement until it peaked in 1999 shoving approximately 90 mil. min. However after that , figures for this trend declined slightly till 2002 when the amount of minutes was 70 mil. min.
Regarding to national and international calls they experienced a modest grow from 40 mil.min. in 1995 to 60 mil.min. in 2002 meanwhile mobile calls almost tripled its figures from 13 mil.min. in 1999 to approximately 39 mil.min. in 2002.
Overall, from the presented data it can be concluded that national and international as well as mobile calls plunged significantly whilst opposing this trend , there was a slight fall in figures of local calls after 1999.

Don't write "a glance at" - this phrase is not appropriate for this type of writing.

Simon
Could you clarify you response about the phrase ( a glance at) ??. In fact I have came across this phrase in some IELTS writing books and they state it as the phrase for at least 7.5 band score.

Inoyatillo,

I wouldn't trust a book that gives that kind of advice. You can't get band 7.5 by simply using a few memorised linking phrases.

"Glance" just isn't a word that I would expect to see in the context of an academic report. It's more common in stories and informal contexts. Here are some examples from a quick Internet search:

"She had a quick glance at the newspaper as she gulped down her coffee."

"One could tell at a glance that she was a compassionate person."

"She gave him a passionately angry glance."

Thank for your clear responce. I appreciate that.

The bar graph gives information on duration of phone calls in the UK, assigned to three categories, through a 7-year-period to 2002. Units are measured in billions of minutes.
Overall, more phone calls were made by local-fixed line, than by any other call type. The biggest change could be observed in a mobile phone calls category.
In detail, local-fixed line calls showed an upward trend only from 1995 to 1999, when they peaked with 90 billions minutes. Since then, they started to decline steadily until 2002, going back to the initial level.
Mobile phone calls, on the other hand, increased gradually from 1995, when they stood at their lowest, to reaching about 12 billions minutes in 1999. From that point on, they soared dramatically, reaching around 45 billions minutes in the last year. Similar trend could be observed in national and international-fixed line calls, which started at around 38 billions, and were at their highest, with slightly over 60 billions minutes in 2002, although the changes in this category were not as spectacular.

If I write like this, will I be able to get band 7.5?

I don't think so. Your vocab and cohesion is poor. You should also try to pay more attention to grammar. practice more miki!

Hi Simon,
I'm going to take the IELTS test next March so I hope to receive feedback from you to improve my writing. Thank you so much.
Here is my answer:
The bar chart gives information about the time UK residents spent on three different types of telephone calls over a period of 8 years, starting from 1995.
In general, local fixed line calls were the highest of the three categories. It is also clear that while they remained the most popular at the end of the period, the other two types, which are national and international fixed line calls and mobile calls, experienced a quick increase during the time recorded.
In 1995, there were 71 billion minutes spent on local fixed line calls, which were double of those spent on national and international fixed line calls. At that time, there were only 3 billion minutes of mobile calls. Between 1995 and 1999, the number of minutes of local fixed line calls continued to go up and reached its peak of 90 billion minutes in 1999. Meanwhile, there was also a steady rise in the number of minutes used for national and international fixed line and mobile calls, 37 billion and 13 billion respectively.
From 1999 to 2002, the time spent on local fixed line calls fell back to the 1995 figure. On the other hand, the time of the other two types saw a rapid growth and finally reached 61 billion minutes for national and international fixed line calls and 45 billion minutes for mobile calls.
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