Synonyms for describing graphs in IELTS Writing Task 1

Synonyms for describing graphs in IELTS Writing Task 1

Synonyms for describing graphs in IELTS Writing: verb + adverb (how?), Adjective + noun, subject + verb + adverb (how?), There is + a + adjective + noun + in the ..., etc.

VERB + ADVERTISEMENT (HOW?)

 

Decrease

Decline

Fall

Drop

 

Rise

Increase

+

Significantly

Considerably

Dramatically

Sharply

Gradually

Steadily

Slightly


 

Fluctuate

 

 

 

Reach a peak

Peak


Adjective + Noun

a dramatic increase
a sharp fall
a gradual decline
a steady rise


How to describe trends?

BEING + VERB + ADVERSE (HOW?)

Prices rose considerably
The percentage decreased sharply

There is + a + Adjective + Noun + in the ...

There was a sharp rise in the sales
There will be a considerable fall in the number of people