HOW TO DESCRIBE FLOW CHART IN IELTS
IN IELTS ACADEMIC WRITING TASK 1, there are different types. Flow chart and processes comes under the same form. It’s just a piece of cake to solve this type and this is the reason, why they are rarely in the found in the examination. Time allotted for writing flow chart is 20 minutes with minimum 150 words.
In this article, we will provide you the introduction, writing strategy and some effective guidelines to describe a flow chart or a process.
What is a Flow Chart?
It is a diagram which shows the workflow of a process. Originally, a flow chart represents algorithm, whereas in IELTS it represents process.
How one should write Flow Chart?
When one start describing a flow chart one should always go step-by-step in order to make understand the stages involved.
To examine the flow chart, you need to:
Understand the stages and key concepts
Interpret the task.
How to acknowledge this type?
Understand and keep in view, what process you are dealing with
Look at the stages
Analyse the key plan or idea
Form a proper structure according to the essay
IELTS Flow Chart Structure:
Let’s begin with tips and tricks, with the various techniques to answer IELTS Flow Chart.
Keen Observation of the Question
Whenever, you appear in any competitive test, they are found to be tricky. As there are the possibilities that will mislead you. So, you must focus on understanding the questions first. Carefully read the instructions and identify the task.
Write down key concepts on the paper
During IELTS Examination, each and every candidate is given pen and paper to note down their points. Properly read out stages and have keen observation of them in order to write an effective task.
Introduction & Overview
For the introduction, you better know ‘Paraphrasing’. Just write a single sentence by paraphrasing the question which becomes introduction.
After introduction one must follow appropriate structure that is writing an overview.
Overview is that part of IELTS Writing Task 1 which contributes 25% score of your essay and is very integral. Always remember, an overview includes very brief content of the key stages of your essay.
Sort the information
IELTS candidates cannot describe any of essay type in simple form or language especially diagrammatic information with the easy language. So, it’s necessary to organise data for the better understanding of the examiner. Explain every stage with their essential components. Make sure that you describe all the steps.
Using Linking Words for continuity and logic
If you want to prove your proficiency, then you should extract the content from diagram and present in the words which are logical according to the content. To be effective in the logical presentation, must link the stages in the chart.
You should always prefer to use tense and speech which can put a possitive impression. Focus on using simple present tense, form sentences in active and passive forms and present perfect tense as these are used in explaining different processes.
The Final Paragraph
The final text you need to write is ‘Summary’. In this you are not allowed to write your own opinion. For the summary you need to interpret the whole chart without missing any details. Don’t judge the task and give your own suggestion to make it irrelevant.