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number, clearly, about,time, amount, time

1. number
2. clear
3. over
4. males and females
5. amount
6. time

1.amount
2.shown
3.about
4.figures
5.amount
6.compare

1. amount
2. obviously
3. over
4. data
5. number
6. compared

amount
evident/clear
over
figures
amount
compared

1. number
2. clear
3. over
4. figure
5. amount
6. compared

1.amount
2.obvious
3.over
4.figures
5.number
6.time

1.Number
2.Clear
3. Over
4.Those
5.Amount
6.Compared

1. Amount
2. True
3. Over
4. Amount
5. Number
6. compared
thank you Simon!

1- amount
2- shown
3- above/ around/ about
4- was/ figured
5- rate/ amount
6- compared

1 number
2 clear/noticeable
3 over
4 those
5 amount
6 compared

Hi Simon
My main problem in the writing was the lack of ideas.I bought your e-book and started to use it.But I still have a lot of problem for starting to write and manage my time.I can not explain ideas in a good way.How should I practise a piece of writing every day?
My exam will be in September and I have to get at least 7 in the writing.I was wondering if you could kindly advise me.
thank you very much.

1.number
2.clear
3.around
4.the figures
5.amount
6.time

5.peak
6.in contrast or in comparison

simon....
any good strategies for a better response to IELTS Listening section 4- because it contains some difficult and long MCQ's which are difficult to cater with on time!!
thanks

1.number
2.clear
3.over
4.those
5.amount
6.compared

HI EVERYONE ..COULD YOU PLEASE GIVE A BAND SCORE FOR THIS ESSAY ... WOULD BE HIGHLY APPRECIATED .

It is sometimes argued that people who embrace their children with education from high profile private institutes should be exempt from paying tax for state schools. However, I completely disagree with this idea.

The argument in fAvour of cutting down the tax from privileged people would be that they donot take any state benefits, hence they should not be liable to pay tax for those services from which they are not getting any advantage. However, it seems to me a short-sighted view. If affluent people allowed exception from their tax, it would create an inequitability among whole nation of a country in a manner that poorer people would pay more taxes than highly-paid people. As a result, economy will be immensely affected. Furthermore, government would be needed to provide more staff to handle all the calculation of tax reduction , as it is extremely difficult to allocate the precise amount of tax to all people.

There are several reasons why it could be argued that all people should be obliged to pay tax for state schools. Firstly, state schools benefit the whole society . It gives equal oppurtunitiy to all students regardless of their backgrounds, to explore their potential and skills which would be needed in future job market. Secondly, with the assistance of tax money came from all people , more advanced and highl quality state schools can be introduced. So for individual and their future employment prospect as much as for nation,s economy and prosperity , we need to ensure our schooling is fit for purpose in the widest sense. As a result more students would be generated acquired with analytical and problem-solving skills. Finally, there are so many people of disadvantaged background who are paying for those services which are least needed but they are still paying for them for example police service etc.


In conclusion, everyone should be happy to contribute in public services by giving tax fairly . So the nation would be benefited from the money of tax-payers to make the country a better place to live.

here is my essay for this thread
The chart compares the amount of hours of free time in a typical week that men and
women had between 1998 and 1999. It is clear that men enjoyed more leisure time than
women.
Looking at the chart, unemployed males had the highest number with over 80 hours of
leisure time per week. The figures for retired men were exactly the same as amount for
the unemployed. Men who worked full time spent their spare time around 49 hours per
week.
Turning to the bar charts of females, the story becomes different. Only 40 hours of spare
time were spent by employed females working full time and part-time working women
enjoyed only 3 extra hours of leisure compared to those who worked full-time.
Housewives enjoyed the next highest number of spare time about 57 hours. Unemployed
females occupied a significant number of leisure time at approximately 80 hours as same
as the amount for reti red women.

I'm sorry, there are some mistakes, so I re-post my essay. thank you!
The chart compares the amount of hours of free time in a typical week that men and women had between 1998 and 1999. It is clear that men enjoyed more leisure time than women.
Looking at the chart, unemployed males had the highest number with over 80 hours of leisure time per week. The figures for retired men were exactly the same as amount for the unemployed. Men who worked full time spent their spare time around 49 hours per week.
Turning to the bar charts of females, the story becomes different. Only 40 hours of spare time were spent by employed females working full time and part-time working women enjoyed only 3 extra hours of leisure compared to those who worked full-time.
Housewives enjoyed the next highest number of spare time about 57 hours. Unemployed females occupied a significant number of leisure time at approximately 80 hours as same as the amount for retired women.

1-number
2-clear
3-over
4-that
5-amount
6-time

1 number
2 believed
3 about
4 that
5 amount
6 compared

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

1. number
2. clear
3. over / under (it depends whether you have seen the chart or not)
4. THOSE
5. amount
6. COMPARED

*Look carefully at numbers 4 and 6!

Hello Simon,
I find difficult in writting the second paragraph of this topic because I couldn't summerize the overall information clearly. Can you help me please?
http://www.ielts-exam.net/academic_writing_samples_task_1/794/
Thank you very much.

Hi Simon!
I just wonder that we could change the place between number and amount? Is it make the sentences to go wrong?
Thank you!

Hi Simon. I have 2 questions if you answer them, I will appreciate.

In speaking test, the 3rd part has a more contribution than Part 1 is it true ?
And in writing part 1, İ made a big mistake , I wrote "had rose" rather than "had risen". I think
if I didn't made this mistake, my score for writing 1 would be 7.5 or 8. How is it affect my score please tell me

proportion
shown
about
number
rest
compared

1.number
2.clear
3.over
4.the figures
5.amount
6.compared

1. number
2.obvious
3. around
4. those
5. level
6. comparing

hi Simon,

I have a question about Q4,
" The figures for retired men and women were exactly the same as
_____ for the unemployed."

I am thinking if the figures were not the same as each other,
for example, the figures for unemployed were two times more than those for retired people, how can I rewrite this sentence?

1.The figures for retired men and women were exactly two times
those for the unemployed.
2.The figures for retired men and women were exactly twice as more
as those for the unemployed.
3.The figures for retired men and women doubled those for the
unemployed.

I am used to write ",,, A is two times more than B ..." but I found that is rarely used by other great essays. It feels like not a professional way to describe a comparison sentence.

many many thanks if you could have spare time to answer this.

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number
clear
took
they
rate
compared

How do you come to know males enjoy more leisure time.....females had more number of leisure time comapred to men,where as men dominant only in 3 employment sector...coment please

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