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CHALLENGE: Describe this graph

Posted by xiaophil November 4, 2009 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: graphs, describing trends, charts

One thing on my list of things to do is to learn how to describe charts, graphs and so on in Chinese.  Below is a chart and some vocab.  If you so feel inclined, describe this chart in 5 or so sentences.  Use various sentence structures if possible.


decline 减少,下降
double 增加一倍
decrease 降低
gain 增长,增加
fall 落下,下落
fluctuate 波动
drop 下降
halve 跌一半
improve 改善
increase 增长,增加
level off 稳定
peak 达到最高峰,达到最高点
rocket 迅速上升,猛涨
triple 成为三倍,使增至三倍
sharp rise 急剧增加
plummet 暴跌, 骤降
recover 恢复
low point 地点

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