Necessary words Vertical axis 竖轴 represent annual sales Horizontal axis 横轴 show market share Curve 曲线 Solid line 实线 Dotted line 虚线 Broken line 断线
The shades area 阴影区 The unshaded section 非阴影区 The dotted column 点状区 The coloured segment 彩色区 The red bar 红色彩条 Charts （ multiple variable data, or data that is better understood when divided into categories ）
Graphs are different from charts as they are built by plotting the values of a function along an axis that represents some or all the possible values taken by a variable.
How to describe a graphs 1. What kind of graph/chart is it? 2. Describe trend. 3. Describe special phenomenon. The graph shows that the oil production in 2012 is increasing, despite some drops in Feb.
How to describe a pie chart 1. what sort of chart it is? 2. Describe the sections with the graph starting with the biggest and work your way down. 3. Give a short conclusion saying what the chart is about.
How to describe two pie chart 1. explain that they are two pie charts and say what they are describing. 2. Compare sections in the two charts, and work your way down. 3. Conclusion with the summary of similarities and differences.
先说是什么图，讲了什么事 This bar chart shows the proportion between degree and unemployment. Rate--% proportionate 成比率的 This bar chart showcases/demonstrates the relationship/relation between degree and unemployment. In current bar chart….
再讲图表趋势是什么 According to the chart, the higher one’s degree is, the less likely for he or she to lose a job. As the chart shows, the higher…. Just like what the chart demonstrates…
The current bar chart tells us that the higher one’s degree is, the easier to get a job.
说完趋势可以稍微描述表内意 向 For example, the unemployment rate for Doctoral degree holder, Master’s holder, Bachlor’s holder, some college no degree holder, high school diploma holder, and less than high school diploma holder are 1.9, 4.0, 5.4, 9.2, 10.3, 14.9 repectively. 你真正写时未必需要这样写下来，节选 几个
However, those who hold professional degree, which although lower than a doctorate, have lowest unemployment rate. But the professional degree holders’ unemployment rate is even higher than doctorate holders.
描述完图表试着分析一下造成 这种结局的成因 One of the contributing factors is that.. Another explanation of the situation could be This is due to the reason that These statistics could be related to.. The reason may be because
所有的这些原因都是出自你的推测 因此你用词必须讲究 用： could might one of maybe be related to have something to do with 为了凑字最好列举两到三个 contributing factors
One of the contributing factors could be that universities recruit more degree students than before, which makes the job hunting more competitive. Thus, those with higher level degrees are easily to attain better or securer positions.
Another potential reason would be that higher degree holders might have more research experiences, or they know better how to think and study. All these skills could help them fit into their jobs and achieve better results.
如果字数不够的话可以再谈谈 解决建议 Just like what the statistics/data reveals/shows, the degree seems significant in keeping people maintain jobs. 为什么我说 seems 为什么我不说 the statistics proves ?
解决方式一：让研究数据被公 众知晓，以便提高认识 Therefore, it is the educators’ and policy makers’ responsibility to let people raise awareness of /be aware of /know the statistics of ‘education pays’, particularly the importance of degree in employment.
Otherwise, useful data/research results like current bar chart might not be helpful in informing commoners/ helping common people raise their awareness.
解决方式之二：研究数据必须 要被行业执行者利用，以便使 理论联系实践 Furthermore, educators and other practitioners in this field, therefore, could encourage people go on pursue higher education or degrees.
However ， the lower degree holders’ employment should be protected. For example, offering them more positions, offering them more chances of life-long education/further education or part-time learning.
结尾 最方便的方式是将解决措施作为结尾，在 段首加上， Generally speaking 。