The introduction for an IELTS academic writing task 1 map question should consist of only two to three sentences.
In the previous Maps Intro Paragraph class we looked at how to write the first sentence. The first sentence should paraphrase the information in the question and give details about place and time.
In this class we will look at how to complete the introduction paragraph with an overview sentence.
|1.||A area is defined as an area of countryside consisting of villages and farms.|
|2.||An district is a district which consists of factories and warehouses.|
|3.||An area is an area which contains bars, restaurants, cinemas and live music venues.|
|4.||A area is an area in which people live.|
|5.||An district is one which is full of buildings, for example, a town or city.|
|6.||A area is an area which contains facilities for visitors.|
|7.||A district is a district in which can be found shops and malls.|
|8.||A area is an area of the city where banks and services and businesses connected to money can be found.|
|9.||A area is an area which is unaffected by people.|
|10.||A district is a district which consists of tall buildings.|
Exercise 2 | Overview Sentences
The maps present a transformation from a mainly industrial area to a largely commercial area.
We can shorten this to
The maps present a transformation from a mainly industrial to a largely commercial area.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant
Sentence 2: They / illustrate / transformation / rural / industrial / high-rise / town
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