【DSE 英文】DSE Listening 長文答題技巧〔折線圖/棒形圖〕

Spencer Lam
Spencer Lam
英文補習名師,港大一級榮譽,多年英文補習經驗,歷年來曾教授超過1000名學生,學生遍及各大名校,由初中至成人英語皆可因材施教,獲《TVB》、《Now TV》、《經濟一週》、《晴報》、《親子王》、《經濟日報》等專訪
目錄

Line graph and bar chart (折線圖/棒形圖)

原則:

  • 分析數據最低和最高點
  • 數據上升和下降的趨勢
  • 比較高低

範例 1

Situation:

The number of cases of abandoned pets handled by Kowloon Exotic Pets Hospital (2014 DSE T10)

Answer:

The number of cases handled by Kowloon Exotic Pets Hospital rose sharply from 22 in 2009 to

110 in 2013.

範例 2

Situation:

The spending by Dragon Peak on Green Construction Methods. (2017 DSE T9)

 

Answers:

  • Dragon Peak has been spending more and more on environmentally-friendly building technologies in recent years, with a twofold increase from 2000 (2 billion HKD) to over 5 billion HKD in 2015.
  • Among the three greatest property developers in Hong Kong, Dragon Peak has surpassed Gault & Rand and Shek Gaan, becoming the biggest spender on green construction methods.

範例 3

Situation:

Parents’ and students’ feedback on the artwork on the map. (2018 DSE T10)

Answers:

Most of the parents and children aged between 12 and 15 liked the artwork on the map.

範例 4

Situation:

Parents’ and students’ feedback on the artwork on the cards. (2018 DSE T10)

 Answers:

When it comes to the artwork on the cards, the parents and schoolchildren had vastly different opinions. While most of the children aged between 12 and 15 liked the artwork, an overwhelming majority of parentsexpressed their disapproval of the design.

Useful Expressions in describing line graphs and bar charts

平穩不變

keep constant

remain unchanged

maintain stable

stay steady

level out

did not change

stabilize

 

Example: The number of murder cases has remained unchanged over the past decade.

浮動

fluctuate

go up and down

showed a fluctuation

 

上升

幅度大
soaredleaptshot uprocketed
skyrocketedelevatedspiraledwitnessed a sharp rise
一般幅度
increasedgrewroseescalated
showed and upward trendclimbedwent upascended
mountedjumped  

下降

幅度大

plummeted

slumped

plunged

abated

一般幅度

decreased

dropped

fell

declined

dipped

shrank

dwindled

descended

改變幅度大

substantiallyconsiderablysignificantlydramatically
drasticallyrapidlygreatlyenormously
sharplynoticeablyremarkablyswiftly

改變幅度小

graduallymoderatelysteadilymildly

Example: The average prices of mobile phones have risen by more than 70% in the past ten years.

Example: The number of viewers soared from 500,000 to 2 million from 2009 to 2013.

Example: The number of drug traffickers has increased substantially from 200 to 2500.

Example: The number of local movies fell dramatically from 120 to 20 in the period.

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