WRITING TASK 1
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The chart below gives information about the most common sports played in New Zealand in 2002.
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
Write at least 150 words.
IELTS WRITING TASK 1 (ACADEMIC MODULE)
The bar chat illustrates the percentage of boys and girls who participated in various sports in New Zealand in 2002. [Crack IELTS with Rob]
Overall, it is clear that there were significant differences between the rate of boys and girls who took part in most of these sports.
Among girls, 25% played netball and a lower percentage – 22% enjoyed swimming. About 8% and 7% of girls played tennis and basketball respectively, which was only slightly lower than boys for these 2 sports, while 4% of girls took part in athletics. [Crack IELTS with Rob] This was followed by the figure for martial arts and cricket, at 2% and 1% respectively. Participation in other sports accounted for 10% of the total.
In contrast, among boys, only 1% played netball and a higher percentage – 13% enjoyed swimming. About 9%, 8% and 3% of boys played tennis, basketball and athletics respectively. While the highest percentage was belonged to soccer, at 24%, this figure was 18% higher than the figure of girls. [Crack IELTS with Rob] The rate of Martial arts and cricket accounted for 7% and 8% respectively. Participation in other sports made up 17% of the total.
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