• Mai Duc Nguyen

Writing Task 1 Revision – Describing Features in the Future

When describing graphs and diagrams in the Writing Task 1 section, you may see time periods of the future. In this article, I would like to introduce a number of sentence structures which you can apply to describe features of graphs and diagrams in the future.

Be going to …

Example: In 2040, a quarter of the population in Sweden (25%) is going to be of age 65 and older.

Will …

Example: About 27% of the Japanese population will be aged 65 or over by the year of 2040.

Be forecast to …

By 2040, about 23% of the US population is forecast to be 65 years old or over.

Be predicted to …

Example: In 2030, the consumption of petrol and oil in the US is predicted to reach 48 quadrillion units.

Be expected to …

Example: By the year of 2030, the US is expected to consume a total of 5 quadrillion units of solar/wind power.

Do you know any other sentence structures to describe features of graphs in the future? If yes, please share them with others by leaving a comment.

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