Vocabulary for IELTS Writing

Vocabulary for IELTS Writing is very essential in order to get your target band score. In this post, you’ll see some useful words to ace it!

Vocabulary for IELTS Writing

Vocabulary for Introduction

StartingPresentation TypeVerbDescription
The given
the supplied
the presented
the provided
diagram
table
figure
illustration
graph
figure
chart
flow chart
picture
presentation
pie chart
bar  graph
line graph
table data
data
information
shows
represents 
depicts
illustrates
presents
gives
provides describes
compares
shows
figures
gives  data on
gives  information on

the comparison of
the differences 
the number of
information on
data on
the proportion of
the amount of information on

Vocabulary to show changes in Graphs

TrendsVerb FormNoun
increaserise / increase / go up / uplift /
rocketed /  climb / upsurge / soar
a rise
an increase
an upward  trend
a growth
decreasefall / decrease / decline / plummet /
plunge / drop / reduce
a fall / a decrease /
a reduction
a downward trends
a  downward tendency
a  decline/ a drop
steadinessunchanged / level out / remain constant /
remain steady / plateau / remain the same/
remain stable / remain static
gradual increasean upward trend
an upward tendency
a ceiling trend
gradual decreasea downward trend
a downward tendency
a descending trend
standabilityleveled off / remained  constant /
remained  unchanged / remained stable/
prevailed consistency /  plateaued/ reached a  plateau/
stayed uniform/ immutable / leveled out
rapid ups and downswave / fluctuate / oscillate /  vacillatewaves
fluctuations
oscillations
vacillations

Vocabulary for Approximate Data

7.1 just over 7 million tonnes
approximately 7 million tonnes
65.6 nearly 70 million tonnes
almost 70 million tonnes

Vocabulary for Pie Charts

PercentageFraction
80%four-fifths
75%three-quarters
70%seven in ten
65%two-thirds
60%three- fifths
55%more than a half
50%half
45%more than two-fifts
40%two-fifths
35%more than a third
30%less than a third
25%a quarter
20%a fifth
15%less than a fifth
10%one in ten
5%one in twenty

Qualifiers

PercentageQualifier
77%just over three quarters
77%approximately three quarters
49%just under a half
49%nearly a half
32%almost a third

Percentages to other phrases

PercentageProportion/ Number/ Amount
Majority/ Minority
75 – 85%a very large majority
65 – 75%a significant proportion
10 – 15%a minority
5%a very small number

Vocabulary for Process Diagrams

  • To begin
  • Following this
  • Next
  • Then
  • After that
  • Before
  • Subsequently
  • Finally

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