• Mai Duc Nguyen

Writing Task 1 Revision – Important Sentence Structures to Describe Maps


1. Sentence structures to describe new items:

In …, a … was built/ developed/ created/ established/ erected

For example: In 2010, a shopping mall was built in the south of the town.

… witnessed/ experienced/ recorded the appearance/ emergence of …

For example: The year 2012 experienced the emergence of a new swimming pool in the west of the city.

In comparison to …, a major change was the development/ creation/ establishment of …

For example: In comparison to 2015, a major change of the school in 2017 was the development of a new fitness center.

2. Sentence structures to describe replaced items:

In …, a … replaced/ took over the space of the … in …

For example: In 2013, a new football stadium replaced the supermarket in 2012.

In …, the … was demolished/ destroyed/ cleared to give space for a …

For example: In 2016, the kindergarten was demolished to give space for a church in the north of the city.

3. Sentence structures to describe unchanged items:

From … to …, the … had remained at its position in the … of …

For example: From 2010 to 2012, the beer factory had remained at its position in the west of the town.

From … to …, the position of … had remained unchanged in the … of …

For example: From 2012 to 2014, the position of the cinema had remained unchanged in the center of the city.

Do you know other sentence structures to describe maps in Writing Task 1 essays? Please share them with others by leaving a comment.

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