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IELTS Academic Task 1 Correction: Consumer Spending on Five Different Items – 1.

The table below gives information on consumer spending on different items in five different countries in 2002.

Summarize the information by selecting and reporting main features and make comparisons where relevant.

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20 minutes, 150 words at least.


Please go through corrections of two more students: Student 1, Student 2.

The table illustrates the percentages of consumers expenditure on several things in the Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and Turkey in 2002 year.

Overall, the consumers of five different countries spent significantly high spent on food, drinks, and tobacco as compared to clothing and footwear, (comma needed) while the all consumers of given nations invested the lowest cost on the leisure activities and literacy.

Firstly, food, drinks, and tobacco, the Turkish people consumed spent the highest percentage on food, drinks, and tobacco followed by Ireland by which expended 28.9 percent. Spain, Italy, and Sweden, whose population expenditure had marginal differences, (turn this clause into a modifier by using pronoun whose and using two commas) spent 18.80, 16.36, and 15.77 percents respectively on these items in 2002. (with some referencing words – which, whose – this is a well-written paragraph.)

Secondly, clothing and footwear, the Italy consumers spent 9 percent on these things clothing and footwear. Almost an equal proportion of expenditure, despite tiny fractions (wrong usage of despite) Turkey, Ireland and Spain buyers invested on these wearables in 2002. Rephrase using subject at the head of the sentence: Turkey, Ireland, and Spain spent an almost equal proportion of expenditure on these wearables in 2002. On the contrary, Sweden consumers spent 5.40 percent, the lowest (modifier), on these items.

Lastly, leisure and Education, Turkey people consumed invested 4.35 percent on these items leisure and education in 2002. Italy and Sweden consumers modestly spent on leisure and literacy items, 3.22 and 3.20 percents respectively. While, while Ireland and Spain consumers spent a the least amount on leisure and Education these activities.

Total Words = 190 words.

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