IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 with answer.
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The diagrams below give information on transport and car use in Edmonton.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
You should write at least 150 words.
People’s reasons for using the car in city
The supplied graphs present information about the different types of vehicles usage in Edmonton as well as the reasons for using cars in city area.
As is seen from the given pie chart, majority people of the Edmonton city use cars while light rail transportation is the second most preferred vehicle type. While 45% use cars, 35% people prefer using light rail transportation. Bus and taxi are both used by 10% of Edmonton’s people.
The table on the other hand shows that there are five main reasons why people in this city use cars and commuting to work in the most dominating reason as more than half of the total car users use their cars for commuting to work places. 40% commuting in cars happen because of business while the third most significant reason for using car is taking kids to their school which contributes to 40% car usages by car owners. Finally shopping and leisure activities each contributes to 15% car usages in Edmonton city.