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August 28, 2014


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Hi teacher,
I've never write Task 1 question, so I have no idea. But I guess, we can write max, min and avarage numbers, just to show differences.

I have a question. Which dictionary do you recommend us to use? Please, answer my question. Recently, I've started to use oxforddictionaries.com, is that one good ?

1. The highest number of workers in 2001 and 2011: Inner London -> following by Outer London
2. The highest percentage of change: Inner London -> following by Brighton & Hove
3. The lowest number of people cycling to work in 2001 & 2011: Gateshead
4. The lowest percentage of chance: Outer London

The table compares changes in the number of people who used bicycle for their transportation between 2001 and 2011.
It is clear that most Londoners both in outer and inner part of the city used bicycle for their commuting and this trend for residents of the inner part had the highest growth over the 10-year period.
In 2001, inner London with 34.494 cyclers was at the top of the list followed by residents from outer London area with 33.868 bike commuters. Between all other cities in the table, Gateshead with only 816 was the city with the least interest for biking.
By 2011, the number of resident who ran to work by bicycle with 144% growth reached peak of 106.219, in contrast with their neighbor in outer part of the city who showed only 45% growth from 33.836 in 2001 to 49.070 in 2011. A dramatic change can be seen on the number of bikers who reside in Brighton and Hove. In these cities the number of bike commuter from 3.168 in 2001 with 109% increase reached 6.635 in 2011.

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Hi Simon

What is the difference between "From 1990 to 2005" and "Between 1990 and 2005".

In fact I would like to know, where we should use each of them.


Here is my plan. Any comment is welcome

- Main point/Overview:
+ The number of people cycling to work increased
+ London had highest numbers of people cycling to work with biggest changes

- Para 1: Cities about doubled the figures
+ Inner London: highest number of people commuting by bicycle and biggest change
+ Brighton and Hove: second highest change, followed by Bristol but the number of people cycling to work in Bristol in 2011 more than doubled the figure for Brighton and Hove
+ Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sheffield have similar changes with Manchester having the highest number of people cycling to work

- Para 2: cities with lower percentage change
+ Outer London: second highest number of people cycling to work but lowest change
+ Gateshead: lowest number of people cycling to work but change was similar to Cardiff's
+ Other cities had similar change with Leeds having the highest number of people cycling to work.

Hi Simon, and everyone

I tried to write an answer by myself, but it did take me too much time, because I was somehow dazzled by these data. How will you comment my essay? What scores can I get in the 4 parts? Thanks very much.

According to the table, we can see a series of data that indicates how many citizens went to work by bicycle in various British districts in the year of 2001 and 2011 and the changes in percentage.

In 2001, there were 43,494 residents in Inner London and 33,836 residents in Outer London cycling to work, which made up the largest proportion of the total. The number in Bristol was 8,108, ranking third. Then Manchester, Leeds, Cardiff and Brighton and Hove had 3,000 to 4,600 people who rode to work, compared with Exeter and Liverpool where the numbers were just over than 2,000. By contrast, people in Newcastle and Gateshead did not seem to be of much interest in cycling, so only 1,781 and 816 citizens there were fond of doing so.

However, the number of residents who like cycling experienced significant changes in 2011, with Inner London having 144% of increase and the number of cyclists in Brighton and Hove doubled, reaching 6,635. At the same time, significant growth also occurred in Bristol (94%), Manchester (83%), Newcastle (81%), Sheffield (80%), Cardiff (65%), Gateshead (61%) and Exeter (54%), up to 15768, 8426, 3223, 4267, 5791, 1314 and 3542 people, respectively. The same data in Leeds, Liverpool and Outer London rose by less than 50%.

Admittedly, bikes were very popular in the whole London area; nonetheless, we cannot ignore the great improvement in UK that numerous people switched to taking such environment-friendly transportation through 10 years development.

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My introduction;
The table compares bicycle commuters in different UK regions in two years.

Inner London had largest numbers and most significant change among bicyclists

Outer London had high numbers after inner London and lowest changes among all other regions in bicycle users during that period.

Hi I think that we have to write about the highest, then the mid and finally the lowest

Here is my writing that i wrote in 18 minutes. Mr.Simon, please, if you had quite a bit free time, pay me a comment! thank you so much in advance.
The table compares number of people riding a bicycle to work in different areas in Britain in 2001 and 2011.
It is clearly seen that, in all cities shown, there was a overall uptrend in the proportion of people using bikes to go to the workplace. What is more noticeable is that the more crowded cities witnessed a considerable change in comparison with a slight increase in less crowded areas over the period shown.
Specifically, the figure of bicycles used in the Inner London and neighbouring cities such as Brighton and Hove and Bristol rose significantly, with 1.5 times and mostly double respectively after ten years. Whereas on the other hand, that of the outer areas of the city of London, namely Leeds, Liverpool and Outer London, increased about a half, with 49%, 48% and 45% respectively.
Areas ranked second that saw an rise of around 80% include the cities of Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sheffield. Cardiff, Gateshead and Exeter are places where the number of commuters as cyclists ranged from above 50% to 65%.

hi simon and everybody
i'm not good t writing, so i hope you will leave some comments on my writing
the table belows shows the difference in resident cycling to work from 2001 to 2011 in UK
genarally, there was a dramatically upward trend from 2001 to 2011 in all ares of UK.
Inner London and Brighton and Hove were the two areas with the highest increase while the Gateshead was the slowest.
In inner London,the number of people rose from nearly 43500 in 2001 to above 106500 in 2011,the percentage change was 144%.
Similarity, the level in brighton and hove was nearly dobouled in 10 years since 2001.
On the other hand,the Gateshead experienced a slightly growth in the number of resident used bicycle to go to work. although the change proportion was 61%, the figure was just 1314.

In tables we have to describe about highest and lowest trends and then equal or approximately equal trends

I will pick out only 9 numbers from the top 3 cities with the highest number of cyclists.

Inner London: 43K, 100K and 150 percentage
Outer London: 33K, 50K and 50 percentage
Bristol: 8K, 16K and 100 percentage

The rider numbers in other cities are not significant because of not exceeding 10K.

The table shows the number of people is strongly interested in cycling to work in the different places in the UK from 2001 to 2011.
Inner London is very popular area that most of residents cycles to work. It is triple increase....

I find it confusing not because it consists of many numbers but because I don't know if the cities between inner London and outer London rows such as Brighton and Hove, Liverpool, Leeds, ect. are parts of inner or outer London.

Hello everyone can you please validate and post me the comments as well. thanks in advance.

The table elucidates the number of residents cycling to work in different areas of the UK between 2001 and 2011.
Firstly,Every area has increased in number from 2001 to 2011 out of which Inner London constitutes high percentage i.e., 144% of cyclists moving to work following Brighton and Hove the next.
Secondly,The lowest number of percentage increase is outer London and Liverpool follows the next with 45 and 48 percentages.
And the average number of residents cycling to work is New Castle Upon Tyne.
Finally,we can say that most number of cyclists are increased in number in every area.


I'd include the following:
-Inner London
-Outer London
-City of Bristol
-Group below 10,000(2011)/5,000(2001)

I will including following information.

Inner London 43,944->106,219 (144%)
Outer London 33,836->49,070 (45%)

Highest percentage change city
-> 109%, Brighton and Hove
Lowest percentage change city
-> 48%, Liverpool

Highest number of cycling
Bristol, city of (8,108->15,768)
Lowest number of cycling
Gateshead (816->1,314)

I wrote an introduction.

The chart compares how many people living in 14 areas of the UK used bicycle as a mode of transportation to get to work. The period surveyed were in 2001 and 2011.

:::::::::Please help me to correct my writing::::::

The figure compares the numbers of people who use the bicycle to reach working place in the various areas of Britain over the 10 years period. It is clearly seen that the largest changed occur in the inner London and Outer London experienced the smallest change over the years.

According to the figure, Inner London area saw a largest change 43,494 in 2001 and 106219 in 2011, the percentage change by 144%. The second largest area was Brighton and Hove which changed by 109% from 2001 to 2011. Bristol, city of change was the less than 100. In addition, Manchester, Newcastle upon tyne, Sheffield changed by four fifth and above.

In the other hand, there was a steady decrease in the area of Cardiff, Exeter which nearly the two thirds and less. Outer London saw the smallest change than all area which was 45%, likewise, Leeds and Liverpool also was the under the smallest changes less than 50.

Here my introduction
The table given compares variation in the percentage of individuals who were chosen cycling to work in various zones in the Britain over the period of 10 years.

I would like to share my answer. All comments are welcome either critic or like~.

The table indicates that numerical changes of residents who use cycle to go to workplace in twelve different areas of the United Kingdom in 2001 to 2011.
The most popular area where the highest numbers of people rely on cycling to work was Inner London with a 144% rise in the given period. The total number was marked as 106,219 which is double the second largest area.
The second largest number of cycle users in the chart lived in the area called “Outer London” with the total number of 49,070 residents although the percentage change between 2001 and 2011 was the lowest as 45%.
There were some other towns have less than 10,000 figures taking cycle to work. In particular, the area, called “Gateshead,” showed just above 1,000 people relying on a bicycle to their job even though the percentage rise is still above 60%.
To sum up, overall movement of the method to work is likely to depend more on cycling in various patterns.

Hi Simon and everyone, please advise.

The table compares the number of people in different area of the UK who transport by bicycle to work between 2001 and 2011.

It is clear that the proportion of the English who used the bicycle in each areas increased over the period shown. Overall, much larger percentage of Inner Londoners and Brighton and Hove people cycling to work in comparison with Liverpool person and Outer Londoner, and Inner London experienced the fastest growth of the cycling members.

In 2001, the proportion of residents cycling to work in the Inner and Outer London were the highest number of the UK about 43,494 and 33,836 respectively while the figure of Gateshead and Newcastle upon Tyne were the lower, at 816 and 1,781 residents of respectively.

By 2011, the percentage of residents who rode the bicycle was highest over the UK. Almost 144% of Inner Londoner rode to work, compared to about 45% increased of Outer London and 48% of Liverpool.

can someone please give any feedback on my writing???

The table compares changes, between the years 2001 and 2011, of people going to work on cycle in different regions of UK.

It is clear that out of all areas the highest number of people in inner and outer London use cycle as mode of transportation in both 2001 and 2011. The area with lowest number of people cycling in both years is Gateshead. In addition, Brighton and Hove saw increase of 109% more people cycling to work than in 2001.
In 2001, 43,494 people in inner London and 33,836 people in outer London were cycling to work, which was highest amongst all other areas. However, in 2011, 144% more people start cycling in inner London and the figures rose significantly to 106,219. While in outer London only 45% more people use cycle as compared to 2001.

Residents going to work on cycle almost doubled for Brighton and Hove with 3,168 to 6,635 for years 2001 and 2011 respectively. Although number of people cycling remains lowest as compared to other parts, but Gateshead also saw increase of 61% over ten year period.

This is my writing. take a look and give me your feedbacks.
+ The name of the chart. : The table indicates the difference in the numbers in inhabitants going to their work place by bikes in separate zones in UK in a decade
+ Generally, the numbers of people who use bicycles to go to their office dramatically increase in 10 out of ten regions which were researched.
- Main body:
+ in 2001: the Inner and Outer of London had the biggest numbers of inhabitants cycle to their office, almost 44k and 43k respectively while only over 800 people living in Gateshead ride bike.
+ in 2011: after a decade, London and it vicinity is still the place where the locals who bike is the most. The percentage of change is different in each area. On the top is Inner London and Brighton and Hove as the people riding bike in both of them is more than twice times those in 10 years ago (144 and 109 percent respectively). Following is Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield whose changing percentage fluctuate between 80 to 95 percent. The rest of area, including Outer London the increase in citizens biking is under 70 percent, compared to 2001.

Hi Simon, im taking the ielts test this Saturday. Please correct or provide any feedback on my attempt for this question please. Thanks.

The table illustrates the changes in figures of UK residents from various areas who travelled to work in bicycle from 2001 to 2011. It is immediately apparent that for both periods mentioned, the no of people who
ride a bicycle to work is highest in Inner London, and closely followed by residents in Outer London. There are also an increased in the bicycle commuters in all regions.

In 2001, the no of bicycle commuters started at 43494 residents, then there was a sharp increase in 2011 by 144% to 106219 residents who cycled to work. This is by far the most significant changes in percentages of all other regions mentioned. The changes in Brighton and Hove was also more than 100%, with the no of cycle commuters increased
from just over 3000 commuters to 6635 in 2011. Closely followed by this is City of Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle
upon Tyne, Sheffield at 94% , 83%, 81%, and 80% changes respectively.

The other regions such as Cardiff, Gateshead, Exeter, Leeds and Liverpool experienced an increase by more than
half in compared to their figures in 2001. Outer London, although it has the second highest number of residents who cycled to work in both year 2001 and 2011, however, it showed the least changes in percentage with only 45%

hi simon,
i am having problem writing report for two tables,its mentioned in the quest that u shod write atleast 150 words bt my report exceeds this limit nd i end up writing 250 words,will this affect my score in writing??

hello every body,
Can anyone help me?
Between 2001 and 2011 is the same as from 2001 to 2011 and is this the same as "over a period of 10 years" ?????

Bahar, yeah, it is the same.

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