# My First Ielts Writing Test 1 Essay?

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The graph illustrates the number of family houses built in different US regions in 2006 - 2012.

Overall, there was a significant difference in the number of houses built in each region, but these numbers all dropped between 2006 and 2010.

The figure for houses differed significantly in each region. Most homes were built in the South, about 900,00 new houses were constructed in 2006. This number fell to slightly over 300,000 in 2012. However, it was still the highest number of all regions. The region which had the fewest houses built was the Northeast. The highest figure was just below 200,000 in 2006, and the lowest was under 100,000 in 2012.

In all regions shown in the graph, it can be seen that most houses were constructed in 2006, and after that time, the numbers decreased steadily until 2010. In the South and the West, the new homes built were dropped gradually from 2010 to 2012. Meanwhile, the number of houses built in the Northeast continued to fall, and in the Midwest, the numbers stayed stable.

The (What kind of graph?) graph illustrates (Poor word choice. Use "illustrate" for diagrams and pictures, not math plots) the number of single family houses built in different (How many? What were they?) US regions in 2006 - 2012.

Overall, there was a significant difference in the number of houses (That is not remarkable; point out some main features.) built in each region, but they these numbers (Learn to use pronouns to avoid repetition) all dropped between 2006 and 2010.

The figure (wrong word) for houses differed significantly in each region. Most homes were built in the South, (comma splice error) about 900,00 new houses were constructed in 2006. This number fell to slightly over 300,000 in 2012. However, it was still the highest number of all regions. The region which had the fewest houses built was the Northeast. The highest figure (wrong word) was just below 200,000 in 2006, and the lowest was under 100,000 in 2012.

In all regions shown in the graph, (repetitive and unnecessary) it can be seen that most houses were constructed in 2006, and after that time, the numbers decreased steadily until 2010. In the South and the West, the new homes built were dropped (wrong verb form) gradually from 2010 to 2012. Meanwhile, the number of houses built in the Northeast continued to fall, and in the Midwest, the numbers stayed the same. stable.

Sample essay:

Paragraph #1: Describe all aspects of the figure. Mention the names of the categories (in this case, the regions) to familiarize the reader with the subject.

The line graph compares four regions of the US in terms of the amount of single family housing construction during the period from 2006 to 2012. The regions are the Northeast, Midwest, South and West.

Paragraph # 2 Report main features. Pick out two or three for the paragraph.

Overall, the largest number of homes were constructed in the South, followed by the West, Midwest and Northeast. This order did not change over the period, although the numbers declined everywhere.

Paragraph # 3 Report some details, focusing on comparisons. In Task 1 you get the highest score by combining categories, and, in this sample essay, I chose to add up all regions to get the total. I used the total to compare the regions proportionately.

In 2006, a total of about one million eight hundred thousand homes were constructed, half being located in the South (900 thousand), and a quarter (450,000) in the West. By 2008, construction had slowed by half with a total of 910 thousand. As in 2006, 50% of the new houses were in the South (450,000), and a little over 20% in the West (200,000) Homebuilding continued to slump, bottoming in 2010 at 600 thousand units. As before, half (300 thousand) were in the South, and the other regions ranged between 80 and 120 thousand. Then the industry began to recover slowly; there were 650 thousand built in 2012. But only two of the regions had increased activity, the South and West. The Midwest had plateaued at 100,000 and the Northeast had continued to fall from 80 to about 50 thousand.

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Topic: Describe a line graph.

The graph illustrates the number of family houses built in different US regions in 2006 - 2012.

Overall, there was a significant difference in the number of houses built in each region, but these numbers all dropped between 2006 and 2010.

The figure for houses differed significantly in each region. Most homes were built in the South, about 900,00 new houses were constructed in 2006. This number fell to slightly over 300,000 in 2012. However, it was still the highest number of all regions. The region which had the fewest houses built was the Northeast. The highest figure was just below 200,000 in 2006, and the lowest was under 100,000 in 2012.

In all regions shown in the graph, it can be seen that most houses were constructed in 2006, and after that time, the numbers decreased steadily until 2010. In the South and the West, the new homes built were dropped gradually from 2010 to 2012. Meanwhile, the number of houses built in the Northeast continued to fall, and in the Midwest, the numbers stayed stable.