Number Of Hours Teachers Spent Teaching In Four Countries | Band 8 IELTS Report Sample

The bar charts below show the number of hours each teacher spent teaching in different schools in four different countries in 2001. Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

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The bar graph illustrates the number of hours each primary, lower secondary and upper secondary school teachers in Japan, Spain, Iceland and the USA spent for teaching.

Overall, it is observed that teachers in the United States of America spent considerably more hours for teaching than teachers in other countries. According to the chart, teachers spent the least number of hours teaching primary kids. Primary school teachers in the US spent the most hours (750) teaching whereas their counterparts in the Iceland spent the least hours (>600) teaching. While Japanese primary school teachers spent 600 hours for teaching in 2001, Spanish teachers spent about 650 hours. The teaching hours of lower secondary teachers were higher in almost all countries. While lower secondary teachers in the US spent exactly 1000 hours for teaching, Spanish teachers spent 750 hours. Iceland had the lowest teaching hours for lower secondary at 600 hours. In upper secondary schools, the teaching hours were considerably high. While upper secondary teachers in the USA taught for about 1200 hours, teachers in Iceland and Spain spent 900 hours teaching. Japanese teachers had the least teaching hours at around 700. In conclusion, US teachers spent considerably more hours teaching than teachers in Japan, Spain and Iceland.

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