Where can you find real texts that describe graphs and charts?
In The Economist
Here is a sentence some an article that you should study closely if you are preparing for the Academic IELTS Test.
'The net migration number for the year to March 2017 was 246,000, down by 81,000 compared with a year ago.'
I've trained thousands of English learners in IELTS preparation. As an ex-examiner, I get excited when I come across such valuable learning resources. Here, you can see how a skilled writer has produced a concise description. It is packed with essential information.
'The net migration number = What?
for the year to March 2017 = When?
was 246,000, = How many?
down = Up or down?
by 81,000 = By how many?
compared with a year ago.' = Compared with when?
Build you vocabulary:
MIGRATION = Movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions.
‘The extensive rural-to-urban migration has created a severe housing shortage’
IMMIGRATION = Movement IN
EMIGRATION = Movement OUT
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