In the first lesson on line graphs we looked at some simple verbs that can be used to report changes in data.
In the second lesson on line graphs we looked at some important adverbs that you MUST use to give extra detail about changes in data.
In this free class you will learn
Read the two example sentences below.
In example sentence 1 a verb (rose) is used with an adverb (significantly) to illustrate the change in data.
In example sentence 2 an adjective (significant) is used with a countable noun (rise) to express the same idea.
Make sure you use both verb/adverb and adjective/noun collocations when you do academic task 1 as it will improve your band score for Lexical Resource and Grammatical Range.
Write the adjective form of the adverbs to complete the table.
|to rise||a rise|
Complete the Sentences
|1.||The amount of money that the government spent on reading lessons declined gradually.|
|There was a gradual decline in the amount of money spent on reading lessons.|
|2.||The number of people calling the customer service hotline to complain fluctuated wildly.|
|There was in the number of people calling the customer service hotline to complain.|
|3.||The development of new cures fell dramatically.|
|There was in the development of new cures.|
|4.||Funding for research into the development of clean fuels increased sharply over the ten-year period.|
|in the funding for research into the development of clean fuels over the ten-year period.|
|5.||The release of new artists by major record labels decreased slightly last year.|
|in the release of new artists by major record labels last year.|
|6.||The cost of the product fluctuated slightly over the period.|
|in the price of the product over the period.|
|7.||The number of visitors to the palace rose steadily until the ticket price was increased.|
|in the number of visitors to the palace until the ticket price was increased.|
|8.||The number of people applying for housing dropped steeply several times over the year.|
|several in the number of people applying for housing over the year.|
In the next lesson on this topic we will look at some much more complex line graphs that those we have so far studied.
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