Writing an introduction for a diagram (example 2)

The principles for writing an introduction for a diagram are similar to those used when writing about a process. 1. State what you see 2. Give an overview 3. State the number of labels Model introduction: The illustration portrays an electric light bulb for home use; it shows the outer and inner structure of the … Read more

Writing an introduction for a diagram (example 1)

The principles for writing an introduction for a diagram are similar to those used when writing about a process. 1. State what you see 2. Give an overview 3. State the number of labels Model introduction: The diagram shows the common design of a house in North America. The home is quite large and there … Read more

Video: Planning paragraphs

Narration: When deciding how to plan your paragraphs, you should split the labels in a logical way. With this diagram, you could write about the shape of the house and the nested storey in the first paragraph, the garage area and the entrance at the back in the second and the roofs and windows in … Read more

Check list example

Here’s an example of a 3 point check list for diagrams:   What is it? A standard light bulb How many labels are there? 9 Is there any other information? For home use

Video: Understanding diagrams

Narration: Like every Task 1, the first stage is to clearly identify what you are looking at. The check list for understanding a diagram is the most simple of all Task 1 check lists as there are only three points you need to consider. First, what is it? Second, how many labels are there? And … Read more

Video: Types of diagrams

Narration: Diagrams. Diagrams and processes are the least common types of Task I. There are three main types of diagram that you could be asked to describe. First is a diagram showing the component parts of something. For example, a light bulb, a tap or a photocopier. You are not being asked to say how … Read more

Summary of this lesson

In this lesson you should have learned… that there are three possible types of diagram how to apply a three point plan to a diagram how to plan your report on a diagram how to write an introduction for a diagram some useful vocabulary for describing diagrams using accurate prepositions when describing diagrams using a … Read more