Writing is one of four sections of IELTS (International English Language Testing System). For people whose English is their foreign language and want to pursue an advanced study to English spoken countries such as the United States, Australia, the UK, Canada, etc, must enhance their skills in mastering this kind of tests. Considered as important as TOEFL, IELTS certain and minimum score is needed for everyone wanting to study at those mentioned countries.
Here is an example of describing trends/ graphs as it is found and tested at Writing Section on IELTS.
depict wheat exports of Australia, Canada and European Community from 1985 to
1990. Wheat exports in those three regions respectively began in 15, 19 and 17
million tonnes. The peaks of exports occured differently for those three
regions, while a dramatic increase happened significantly in Canada in 1988 to
25 million tonnes by 9 million tonnes of Australia in 1986 and by 4 million
tonnes of European Community in 1990. The export in Australia had slightly
decreased for the last four years of the periods to 11 million tonnes after it
reached a peak at 16 million tonnes. The sharpest increase attained by Canada
for two continuing years in 1987 and 1988. The considerable decrease by the
same country was experienced by 9 million tonnes in 1989. However, European
Community’s wheat export remained steady at 15 million tonnes in 1988. On other
hand, Australia’s wheat export went down slightly for the last four years of
the periods after it reached a peak in 1986.