Bài viết mẫu IELTS writing task 1
The graph below shows the quantities of goods transported in the UK between 1974 and 2002 by four different modes of transport.
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
You should write at least 150 words.
The given line graph compares the quantity of goods transported in the United Kingdom from 1974 to 2002 via road, water, rail and pipeline.
According to the given data, initially in 1974, more than 70 million ton goods were transported to the UK in road while around 40 million tons was transported via water and rail transportations. Least quantity of goods (around 5 million tons) was transported in pipelines in this same year. Over the year the quantity transported via road increased with some fluctuations and reached to about 100 million tons in 2002. The water transports were used more for transporting goods to the UK and except in 1998, the quantity of goods transported in water way kept on increasing and finally reached to over 60 million tons in 2002. The use of rail transportation system for carrying goods to the UK got reduced as less quantity of goods were transported in rails later years but finally the quantity reached to 40 million tons in 2002. Finally the quantity of goods carried by pipelines increased over the year reached to over 20 million tons in 2002.
In summary, road transportation and water transportation carried more quantity of goods in the UK than the quantity carried by pipelines and rails.