Saturday, September 24, 2005

Writing Task 1 (Academic) Ex.2

Write a report for a university lecturer describing the data presented in the graphs below. You should write at least 150 words.

You should spend 20 minutes on this task.

See teacher's comment for model answer exercise.


Blogger teacher said...

Task One

Cmplete the gaps with suitable words

There are two graphs, one shows temperature change between 1860 and 1980 _________ the other represents sea level rise from 1860 to the present day and a future projection ______ 2100.
The graphs depict an overall general ______ in temperature change and sea levels. With regard to _______ ___ temperature there has been an ________ though ____________ trend. In 1860 temperature change was just below 0°c; ___________ by 1980 this ___ ______ to 0.5°c. The most dramatic ________ was between 1990 and 1940 from approximately –0.24°c to 0.4°c. __________ 1970 and 1980 there was also a further _________ rise in temperature change.
Where temperature change has ________, the rise in sea levels has been relatively smooth. Between 1860 and 1980, sea levels ______ slightly by 6 centimetres. However, this rise has quickened over the last twenty years and an additional 4 centimetres has been added to sea levels. More note-worthy is the predicted _________ rise over this century to 40 centimetres above 1860 levels, which will represent a ___________ _____________ in sea levels.

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