Video: Different ways of describing data


To use a range of vocabulary, there are a number of constructions you can use. We will use this pie chart as an example, looking at expenditure from Japanese tourists. If we were simply giving an accurate description of the information, we could state that Expenditure by Japanese tourists amounted to 11 % of the total. However, in order demonstrate a range of vocabulary, we could also use constructions like Expenditure by Japanese tourists amounted to just over one tenth of the total. Here are a number of other constructions that we could also use. Now we will look at some other data on the pie chart. Let’s consider spending by Australian tourists. At 9%, we could use any of the following constructions.

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