Ielts Academic Writing Task Sample 2

You are advised to spend about  20 minutes on this task.

The table below shows the cinema viewing figures for films by country, in millions.

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

You should write at least 150 words.

The supplied table compares the viewership of different cinema genres (action, romance, comedy, and horror) in four distinct nations: India, New Zealand, Ireland, and Japan.

At first glance, it is evident that India has the highest number of viewers overall, and action movies are the most preferred genre across all four countries. Looking into the details, it can be observed that each country has more than 7 million viewers for action movies, accounting for almost one-third of the total viewership.

When it comes to romance movies, both Japan and New Zealand have the same viewership of 4.5 million, while India has the highest number of viewers at 7.5 million and Ireland has the lowest at 3.8 million. In terms of comedy films, Ireland has 5.5 million viewers, with India having just a slightly higher number.

Further, New Zealand and Japan have a minimal difference of only 0.1 million viewers, with Japan standing at 4 million. As for horror movies, both India and Japan have less than 3 million viewers, while New Zealand boasts almost 5 million views and Ireland surpasses 6 million views, which is twice the viewership of India and Japan combined.

Overall, the table highlights the variation in viewership for different cinema genres across the four nations. India has the highest overall viewership, with a preference for action movies, while the preferences for romance, comedy, and horror movies differ among the countries.