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Глагол INCREASE – с какими наречиями он дружит при описании графиков на IELTS Academic.

Чтобы описать график, таблицу, диаграмму на IELTS Writing 1 (Graph Description), нужно, как вы помните, использовать особый, специфический язык – язык академического описания. Этому стилю присуще использование определенного набора глаголов, существительных, прилагательных и наречий, а также их сочетаний.

Если говорить о глаголах, то, пожалуй, одним из самых часто употребляемых при описании графиков на тесте IELTS Academic является глагол “increase”. Конечно, существует также и существительное “increase”, но о нем речь пойдет в отдельной статье.

Итак, вот самые основные словосочетания с глаголом “increase”, которые пригодятся нам при описании графиков и таблиц.


В значении “возрастать/увеличиваться значительно/сильно и т.п.”:

increase considerably

Biomass electricity generation had increased considerably by 2010.

Earnings in business increased considerably above the level of the previous year.

The roaming traffic increased considerably in summer 2017 compared to summer 2016.

increase dramatically

With much snow and ice, taxi time has increased dramatically.

The report states that the gap between the rich and the poor has increased dramatically over the past decade.

By 1939, the demand for consumer goods had increased dramatically.

The area classed as in hand in 1770 was just over 860 acres but in 1774 increased dramatically to 1,425 acres.

increase enormously

The President’s popularity has increased enormously in the preceding months.

increase greatly

Life expectancy in Europe has increased greatly in the 20th century.

Small fish is likely to increase greatly in numbers in 2030.

increase significantly

The financial requirements for the Defence Section are projected to increase significantly over the same period.

With increasing population, the numbers of youth living in poverty is likely to increase significantly over the next decade.

increase substantially

The number increased substantially in January and February.

The country expects industrial production to triple by 2020, compared with 2010, and labour productivity also to increase substantially.

Online sales in Europe increased substantially in the period 2005-2010.


В значении “возрастать/увеличиваться слегка, незначительно”:

increase slightly

Pending home sales increased slightly in March.

Year-over-year, the PHSI index increased slightly by 0.3%.

The indicator increased slightly to 107.6 in March from a downwardly revised 107.2 in February.


В значении “возрастать/увеличиваться постепенно”:

increase gradually

According to the visual, the State consolidated budget is expected to increase gradually until it reaches by 2010, 6 per cent of gross domestic product.

Small and medium enterprises budgets increased gradually over the five-year period, from US$ 20 million in 1999 to US$ 79 million in 2004.

Beginning with July 1, pension on insurance is projected to increase gradually for 6 months each year, from 30 to 35 years for both women and men.


В значении “возрастать/увеличиваться резко”:

increase rapidly

Wastewater use on crops is predicted to increase rapidly over the next decade.

As is shown, the demand for energy around the world continued to increase rapidly from 1930 to 1980.

increase sharply

The demand for oversight activities is bound to increase sharply within the short-term.

As the graph shows, transport of goods in China increased sharply in 2000 in line with strong economic growth.

While this trend is positive, the index is projected to increase sharply to keep pace with the forecasted number of retirements over the next few years.

It was in the late 1980s that the number of science graduates began to increase sharply.

increase steeply

The ERP increased even more steeply in Malaysia, from 16 to 44 per cent.

As is shown, labour income increases steeply after age 15, tends to plateau over the working ages and declines considerably after age 60, becoming low in most countries after age 70.


В значении “возрастать/увеличиваться в .. раз”:

increase twofold

increase threefold …

Example: Company’s sales increased almost fourfold in this period.

The number of fellowships implemented increased almost twofold compared to the previous year.


В значении “ожидается, что … возрастет”, “похоже, что … возрастет”:

be expected to increase

be likely to increase

Example: Demand is expected to increase over the next decade.


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