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In the writing section of the IELTS, you will always have to describe a bar graph.

On the IELTS, you will have about 60 minutes to write about bar graphs. You must write at least 500 words about bar graphs.

For writing task 1, you should give always your opinion on why the bar graph looks the way it does.

As soon as you see a bar graph on the IELTS, the first thing you should do is:

Fill in the blanks with the verb form of "different":
Cats _______ _______ dogs.

Fill in the blanks with a grammatically correct answer.
Coffee consumption is ________ in Korea than in South Africa.

Of all the continents, total energy consumption is ____________ in Antarctica.

"The bar graph shows the average energy consumption rates for five cities."
Which word can I use instead of "shows"?

According to the bar graph, beer consumption in England is relatively high. ________, beer consumption in Saudi Arabia is significantly lower.

On the IELTS, you will need to write what the main trends or patterns are. Choose a suitable expression to introduce the following sentence:
The winters in Toronto are warmer now than in the past.

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156 Comments on “IELTS Writing Task 1: How to describe BAR GRAPHS”

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Hi, teacher Emma! Thank you very much for this lesson!

Saturday, March 25th 2017

A bad tree doesn’t yield good apples

Saturday, March 25th 2017

    U r being lackadaisical

    Saturday, March 25th 2017

Hi Emma .
Thank you for this vidéo and all the threads of other IELTS related vidéo .
Emma , may we use -to accentuate quickly the number of words in our writing – phrases rather than synonym . For instense , rather than saying ,”the graph demonstrate” we would say , “the graph brings to light multiple pieces of information ” . That way the 150 words would be reached rapidly .
Thanks for your comment .
See you

Saturday, March 25th 2017

Thanks Emma for this lesson.
You are a good teacher.

Saturday, March 25th 2017

thanks Emma for this lesson

Saturday, March 25th 2017

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Saturday, March 25th 2017

Please teacher… more lessons on CAE exam… thanks

Saturday, March 25th 2017

A very long and extended lesson to improve our writing acknowledges in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), but I thought that your opinion about the types of graphics that you find in the exam was important, but it doesn’t, you only have to describe in general terms an obvious topic and focus on it, if it’s possible using jargon of the topic to get a better task. Thanks a lot, teacher Emma, a good explanation on how to describe graphic information in an exam like the IELTS.

Saturday, March 25th 2017

I like all the teachers thank you for your support in teaching us.. :)

Saturday, March 25th 2017

I learned a lot, I really would exprees my deep thanks for your efforts

Saturday, March 25th 2017

Great lesson Emma, thanks! I think it could also be very useful to prepare different types of presentations, like sales, marketing, technical topics and so one.

Saturday, March 25th 2017

    I Agree, Jorge!

    Wednesday, March 29th 2017

Thenk you for lesson

Saturday, March 25th 2017

I Will try my best next quiz……..

Saturday, March 25th 2017

Why here is so boring and quiet???? I know that we should comment on new lessons but I believe if we want to be better in speaking and writing, we’d better be more active in arguing and interaction. Who’s with me?

Saturday, March 25th 2017

    was it repeat ? or this lesson is New …I think I show it before.

    Monday, March 27th 2017

      I don’t know. Actually,I’ve not watched it yet. I’m not willing to watch it.

      Monday, March 27th 2017

        thank a lot

        Tuesday, March 28th 2017

          thats great, i am agree with you dear nkh, thats good method to learn language as a child that dont need grammars.

          Saturday, May 13th 2017

        Hi! But I think knowing is better than not knowing most of the time. I myself like grammar, since I like writting and also traslation. Without knowing grammar I can’t be successful, can I? Me and most people like me need to know it. Regards

        Friday, May 25th 2018

Practice make a per perfect.

Saturday, March 25th 2017

Hi Emma
It is really good practice.
In my life I am an open book.
I passed the Examination what I have need.
Now I am really learning from you.
Thank you
Mostafizur Rahman

Saturday, March 25th 2017

Good lesson Emma, thank you so much!

Sunday, March 26th 2017

10/10, Thank you, for your lesson. In my job, I often have to describe charts, so it was very helpful practise for me.

Sunday, March 26th 2017

a great lesson with a big knowledge
… thanks Emma

Sunday, March 26th 2017

“Hi mam emma, I want to learn more English.”

Sunday, March 26th 2017

Thanks Emma, It´s a good lesson

Sunday, March 26th 2017

This is a very helpful lesson. That is a great job of EngVid, especially from you Emma. Thanks a lot. By the way I got 10 out of 10.

Sunday, March 26th 2017

I think the video content are also very useful for paper writing. Thank you so much.

Sunday, March 26th 2017

Thanks for this wonderful video too. Please, next time come up with a video on ‘Foot wears’.

Monday, March 27th 2017

thank a lot Emma, you are a great teacher!!!, always I understand you!!!!!kisses!!!

Monday, March 27th 2017

Thanks for the great lesson!

Monday, March 27th 2017

Thank you Emma! this is an amazing way to learn english.

Monday, March 27th 2017

yes “differ from” is a very good word.

Monday, March 27th 2017

Your videos are great rhanks alot

Monday, March 27th 2017

Thank you, Emma.

Monday, March 27th 2017

thank you teacher Emma I enjoy it

Tuesday, March 28th 2017

thank u so much Emma

Tuesday, March 28th 2017

Thank you, Ms Emma. Your video is so useful.

Wednesday, March 29th 2017

Hi teachers I am new student.now .

Wednesday, March 29th 2017

hi Emma.
Undoubtedly, you are mine one the most favorite teacher,
I stuck to find the difference between Lend and Borrow
Could you resolve my issue to whether to use lend or borrow

Wednesday, March 29th 2017

Hi Emma,
I just started to learn about Ielts Writting section. I understood your lesson easily. Thanks for your teaching. I”ll try to learn all your lesson.

Thursday, March 30th 2017


Thursday, March 30th 2017

that is great lesson.thank you very much Emma mam

Saturday, April 1st 2017

It’s really really really amazing..
Thank you so much for sharing all the vedios. I am learning a lot form all the lectures. I have improved alot
Thank you

Sunday, April 2nd 2017

My sister is differ from me.
She is really mean and picky, I’m very soft person.
Thank you Emms.

Sunday, April 2nd 2017

Thank you so much for this great lectures.. i can know what is task 1 needed and i also learn how to express answer correctly and good. your points about what we should remember efficient expressions are so helpful. And i have confidence in task 1 in ielts. thank you emma and i gonna listen other your lectures all.. hope you learning well all guys.. :)

Tuesday, April 4th 2017

Thank you so much!!!

Saturday, April 8th 2017

Love you so much,Emma teacher!

Saturday, April 8th 2017

It’s the greatest video I have ever seen! I am looking forward to the new one about the line graphs coming.

Sunday, April 9th 2017

Thank you so much!

Saturday, April 15th 2017

Great lesson and I love your way to teach!!!

Sunday, April 16th 2017

Thanks Emma, i didn`t get it at all, but i`ll try once or twice more.

Monday, April 17th 2017

A lot of Thanks!

Thursday, April 20th 2017

much needed website for a student, preparing for IELTS. Thanks a lot Emma.

Thursday, April 27th 2017


Tuesday, May 9th 2017

Thanks you for lesson

Tuesday, May 9th 2017

Many thanks

Saturday, May 20th 2017

Thanks mam !

Saturday, June 3rd 2017

this is a great lesson Emma, thank you so much for your dedication, congratulations

Monday, June 5th 2017

Thank you Emma.

Wednesday, June 14th 2017

Thank you for your support…this video helps me a lot in preparing for IELTS

Thursday, June 15th 2017


Tuesday, June 20th 2017

Thank you so much teacher.

Friday, June 23rd 2017

Thank you teacher. What should I do now?

Sunday, June 25th 2017

Full marks 😉

Tuesday, June 27th 2017

Hello Emma,
I appreciate your effort.

Saturday, July 1st 2017

Thanks for your lesson dear Emma, again I got 100% in your quiz…I hope I can get the same score in the future IELTS exam but definitely, with your help, I could achieve it

Thursday, July 6th 2017


Saturday, July 8th 2017

I learned a lot with this class. You are a very good teacher, and organized knowing exactly how to teach and turn it easy. Thank you so much.

Thursday, July 27th 2017

thank you, this web is the best and the teachers too.

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017

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    if u want to practice English as speaking and writing we can do this on WhatsApp if u want this send me and anyone can do this also

    Monday, January 29th 2018

Thank you 😃

Tuesday, August 15th 2017

wonderful, thank you so much

Saturday, August 19th 2017

I’m going to take the exam without any course preparation, this has been very helpful. Thank you!

Thursday, August 24th 2017

Thank you so much. It is very useful, now I have a list of words to use for my wrtings. Thanks again and I hope I could learn more from this amazing website.

Friday, August 25th 2017

thank you. Amazing lesson

Friday, September 1st 2017

Am developming my english skills with you thanks Emma

Tuesday, September 5th 2017

thanks emma

Thursday, September 21st 2017

Thanks Emma, You are the best.

Sunday, September 24th 2017

Thank you Emma.

Monday, September 25th 2017

Thank you, Emma.

Thursday, September 28th 2017

You got 10 correct out of 10.

thank you

Friday, September 29th 2017


Wednesday, October 4th 2017

Thank you so much. What is the correct sentence?
Half of the living expenses are rent.Fifty percent of the living expenses is rent

Saturday, October 21st 2017

thanks a lot emma
your videos are very helpful

Monday, October 23rd 2017

Thank you Emma =D

Tuesday, October 24th 2017

A million thanks emma.

Friday, October 27th 2017

Hi Emma,How to approach Task 1 ..3 line graphs ..2 lines each about export and imports between Australia and 3 countries ..USA CHINA JAPAN..Each countries has its own graph..between 2000 to 2010..your help would be highly appreciated

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Thank you Mrs Emma! I really appreciate your efforts to help us :)

Saturday, November 11th 2017

thanks Mis Emma very will

Wednesday, November 22nd 2017

Hi Emma, Thank you Very Much for this lesson actually i learned a lot.

Sunday, November 26th 2017

thanks a lot Emma

Monday, December 4th 2017

Hi Emma
thanks a lot for this lesson, it was very useful and I really appreciate you have done.

Saturday, December 23rd 2017

thank you Emma

Friday, December 29th 2017

thank you Emma for this great video

Saturday, December 30th 2017

Thank you for your important tips :)

Monday, January 1st 2018

how are you Emma teacher. how can I connect with face to face pls tell me

Monday, January 29th 2018

is there any skype speaking lesson if yes I want to practice

Monday, January 29th 2018

Thanks. I got 9 out of 10 questions, not too bad.

Saturday, February 3rd 2018

Thanks a lot Emma but i am really nervous for the IELTS. There are a huge information over here.

Sunday, February 4th 2018

i dont understand why i got in my quiz 10 correct answers if the subject is difficult.?

Sunday, February 4th 2018

thanks to help us and good for me because i m preparing for IELTS exam.

Saturday, March 3rd 2018

Dear Emma,
Thank you a lot for this lesson, I find it so helpful.

Wednesday, March 21st 2018

Thank you Emma, you are a great teacher!

Friday, March 23rd 2018

Hi Emma. You’re my favorite one.

Saturday, March 31st 2018

thank you, Emma i really appreciate your effort. and i

Thursday, April 5th 2018

Hey madam Emma …..Thank you very much because your lessons are helping me alot for improving my ielts skills !

Regards !

Saturday, April 7th 2018

thank you so much, it is great lesson.

Saturday, April 28th 2018

i am making too much spelling Mistakes Could you please suggest me how i can improve my this weakness.

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018

Thank you teacher!

Friday, May 25th 2018

it’s good

Thursday, June 28th 2018

Thank you for your guide to how to get a good-mark at IELTS writing section.
My English level is so low but I hope that is going better way with you

Monday, July 2nd 2018

Thanks Emma, your illustration of the lesson over the graph demonstration is highly commendable. I understand quite things in the demonstration how to explain bar graph while writing. All the given examples for bar graph are quite easily to understand. I would like to say thanks again for bringing such valuble lesson for all of us.

Saturday, July 21st 2018

Thank you EMMA

Thursday, July 26th 2018

goood keep it handling in the same method i am just waiting for new videos wish you happy time thank you well

Friday, August 3rd 2018

Thank so much ma’am.

Sunday, August 5th 2018

thank so much, Emma. you are the best teacher, definitely.

Sunday, August 12th 2018

I’m great full to Emma, Because only you can understand me all of the lessons. You are the great teacher. Thank you so much Mam :) :) :)

Sunday, September 23rd 2018

Feeeling grateful.Thank you so much for you interesting lesson.

Wednesday, September 26th 2018

Thank you, Emma

Wednesday, October 3rd 2018

Thank you for this video, kindly i want know how to practice writing and how to correct it to understand our mistakes

Tuesday, October 9th 2018

thanks a lot .. Your style is wonderful and simple I have benefited a lot from this video

Friday, October 12th 2018

Thank you dear Emma; It was really helpful for me. I like the way you teach ; It is absolutely encouraging me to listen and watch your videos more and more.
wish you the best

Sunday, October 14th 2018

Thank you Emma

Thursday, October 18th 2018

i got 10

Sunday, October 21st 2018

    thanks emma

    Sunday, October 21st 2018

thank you …

Monday, October 29th 2018

Thank you .

Wednesday, November 7th 2018

thanks alot miss emma you are great

Sunday, January 27th 2019

I got 9 out of 10

Sunday, March 17th 2019

I got 1 out to 11

Sunday, March 24th 2019

Another excellent class! Thank’s Emma!!!!

Wednesday, April 24th 2019

hank you

Wednesday, May 8th 2019

Hi Emma, it’s always a pleasure learning from your lessons. I’ve been working on my writing skills for the IELTS and I have to say that after watching your two last videos on how to write in the IELTS task 1, I improved dramatically. One fair question about the test that I’d like to ask you is: is it mandatory to use words that are more common in Britsh English? I personally prefer the way Americans/Canadians write.

Monday, May 27th 2019

Thanks so much, Emma.I got 10/10

Sunday, July 21st 2019

It’s helpful, Emma, thanks a lots!

Friday, July 26th 2019

very useful/
and a very attractive person eihter

Thursday, August 8th 2019

thank you too much I liked you explain way go-ahead

Saturday, September 7th 2019

thank you too much I liked you explain way go-ahead

Saturday, September 7th 2019

It helps a lot.thank you

Tuesday, October 8th 2019

Hi Emma, if the bars in the bar chart provided have different colours, do we need to talk about the colours of each bar?

Wednesday, October 9th 2019

thank you for this website

Sunday, October 13th 2019

Dear Mrs Emma
your lessons are very great and understandable.
Thank you so much indeed!

Wednesday, November 6th 2019

its really help and thanks for this amazing clip

Wednesday, November 6th 2019

Dear Emma

thx for your lessons.
I really like
may be blessed

Thursday, November 14th 2019

very intersting

Friday, December 13th 2019

Wow…highly inormative & straight to the point! Thank you Emma I enjoyed your lecture.

Sunday, January 26th 2020

Appreciate that
Your pronunciation is great
Have a nice time

Monday, February 3rd 2020

thanks emma, iam your fan

Tuesday, February 4th 2020

Thank you Ms. Emma.

Saturday, February 8th 2020

Emma I love your lectures please finish the example which enable us to know how to join everything together

Friday, February 14th 2020

This is amazing website, it is actually educational website. Thanks for you

Tuesday, March 31st 2020

How to check my writting performance, I need help?

Sunday, April 26th 2020

Hi teacher Emma! Just want you to know that you are Awesome!

Thursday, May 7th 2020

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