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Vocabulary Give meanings of these following words: to go up to rise to decline to vary dramatic – dramatically
Task 1: Gap- filling The table describes the literacy rates of the population in different parts of the country of Fancy from 1998 to 2007. As can be seen, they (1)_________ considerably between 1998 and 2007. In the Lowlands, there was a gradual (2)_________ in the number of both males and females who were literate. In contrast, the literacy rate in the Midlands (3)_________ steadily in both the number of males and females. In the Highlands, the trend for literacy rate was (4)__________ from the other regions. While the number of literate males (5)_________ sharply between 1998 and 2007, the number of literate females fell (6)__________. This data may help the researchers or planners make suitable plans for educational development in each area of the country. went up differentrise declined dramatically varied
Literacy rates of male / female in Fancy from 1998 to 2007. Literacy rates of male / female in Fancy from 1998 to 2007. Task 2: Put a tick by the correct answers
Task3: Write a paragraph about 100 words, describing the information in the chart below: Literacy rates in Sunshine country from 1998 - 2007 (%)
You may begin with some structures such as: The chart (table) shows/ describes/ gives the information of…. We can see from the chart that… As can be seen from the data/ fact in the chart (table),….
Some vocabulary used to describe the changes of data and trend: rise increase decrease drop fall Nouns rise increase decrease drop fall Verbs slight steady sharp gradual dramatic Adjectives slightly steadily sharply gradually dramatically Adverbs
Suggested text: From the chart we can see the trend of literacy rates in Sunshine country from 1998 to 2007. As can be seen, the literacy rates in Lowlands and Midlands tended to increase whereas this rate in Highlands tended to decrease. In Lowlands, the rate of literate people gradually rose from 50% in 1998 to 56% in 2004. However, from 2004 it suddenly climbed up to 95%. As to Midlands, the rate of literacy increased gradually 5% every 2 year. In 1998 this rate is 70% and in 2007 it reached 85%. Meanwhile, the rate of literate people fell from 50% in 1998 to 30% in 2007. In conclusion, the literacy rates changed differently in 3 regions of Sunshine country from 1998 to 2007.
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