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IELTS Task 1 Correction: Geothermal Energy Used to Produce Electricity.

The diagram below shows how geothermal energy is used to produce electricity. 

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

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20 minutes, 150 words only.


The flow chart illustrates the production of electricity by using from geothermal energy. Overall, there are in six five steps, which (good connecting word usage) starts start with pumping down cold water and finishes with delivery from the generator. Try writing just one introductory sentence The given flow chart shows the process of electricity production from geothermal energy in five steps which …….

The first step of the production process involves pumping cold water 4.5 kilometres below the ground the level. Then, the (‘the‘ helps refer this cold water to the cold water mentioned above.) cold water reaches the injection well, just before it goes through the hot rocks, which are also called as “geothermal zone”. After passing from the geothermal this (do not use the common noun again. prefer a pronoun – referencing word. this promotes cohesion in the essay.) zone, the water becomes hot when it reaches the production well. Subsequently, hot water is pumped up from the production well to the condenser and reaches the ground level again.

The following steps take part place in at the ground level. The first step in this level includes, the steam provided from the hot water travelling travels (prefer simple present tense) to the turbine, which is powered by the steam. Next, the turbine provides the energy for the generator. and, finally, the generator produces electricity and the current is delivered.

Bands = 7.0. Total Words = 154. Well written. Could have been written more clearly.

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