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Writing Task 1 Revision – Useful Vocabulary and Grammar for Map Essays



To describe something newly built


· In …, a new … was built/ developed/ constructed/ established in the … of … .


For example: In 2005, a new supermarket was constructed in the North of the city center.

· In the … of …, a new … could be found/ seen in … .


For example: In the South of the parking area, a new cinema could be found in 2010.

· A new … was located/ situated in the … of … in … .


For example: A new museum was located in the West of the shopping mall in 2008.


To describe something removed


· In …, the …, which was in …, was removed/ destroyed/ eradicated/ wiped out.


For example: In 2012, the kindergarten, which was in the East of the town in 2010, was removed.

· In …, the … was removed/ destroyed/ eradicated/ wiped out to give space for a new … .


For example: In 2007, the fishing port was destroyed to give space for a new golf course.

· In …, the old/ previous … was replaced by a new … .


For example: In 1990, the old amusement park was replaced by a new zoo.

To describe something remaining unchanged


· From … to …, the … had remained unchanged at its location in … .


For example: From 1980 to 1990, the primary school had remained unchanged at its location in the Southwest of the village.

· In …, the … was still located/ situated in its … location.


For example: In 2006, the tram station was still located in its 2004 location.

· In …, people could still find/ see/ locate the … in …, as they did in … .


For example: In 1975, people could still see the coffee shop in the West of the school, as they did five years earlier.

Do you have other sentence structures to share with us and our readers? Please comment below.

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