IELTS Task 1: Describing information in a table.

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edited June 2016 in IELTS Test
Study the following table.

Household expenditure (% of total income)


Read the sentences below which describe some of the information shown in the table.  
The sentences are mixed up. Rearrange them into the correct order (tip: the first and last words have been done for you!).

Housing:

1. In and Americans respectively. in today, spent of their housing on income 1980 most - 23% and 20%
2. Australians their spend of less 15% Americans housing than do - 20% respectively. and income on

Food and drink:

1. Americans food money less spend drink than did in 1980 (13%). on and (9%) today

2. Australians drink on more food slightly and spend today than (16%) did they in 1980 (15%).


Clothing:

YOU write 2 sentences in the comments boxes below!

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  • ScottsEnglishScottsEnglish Administrator Posts: 1,097 admin ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited June 2016
    Click below for the answers:

    Housing:

    1. In 1980 and today, Americans spent most of their income on housing (23% and 20% respectively).
    2. Australians spend less of their income on housing than Americans do - 15% and 20% respectively. 

    Food and drink:

    1. Americans spend less money on food and drink today (9%) than they did in 1980 (13%).
    2. Australians spend slightly more on food and drink today (16%) than they did in 1980 (15%).


    Clothing:

    Sample answers from YOU below!

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