IELTS Writing Task 1: Multiple Bar Graph

IELTS Writing Task 1 : Multiple Bar Graph



Source: Academic Writing for IELTS by Sam McCarter

The bar chart shows the result of a survey of young professionals aged 20-30, who were asked to state which factors they thought gave them an incentive to succeed.

The factors divided into three main groups. These are personal , both positive and negative, and external, the personal group is the larger. In the first group, Personal satisfaction and Ambition are mentioned by 80% of the people who were asked and 50% of people give Desire for material things and 45% give Money. Of the more negative personal things. Rivalry is mentioned by 50% of the people in the sample as a factor that motivates them to succeed . Other factors that are in this second sub-group are feeling inadequate. Envy and Jealousy and Fear of Failure, which are given as 34%, 30%, and 25%.

Turning now to the external factors, the highest amount goes to Family Pressure, which is stated by 70% of the poll sample, followed by Pressure from Society at 60% and Peer Pressure at 45%.

It is clear that success among young professionals depends mainly on self-motivating factors.



Possible Band 6.5 – 7


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