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IELTS in Legazpi City, Philippines – July 2009 (Academic Module)

From his IELTS in Philippines K only remembered the Writing tasks and the Speaking questions. Nevertheless, this is a very useful information, because these are new topics and questions that never appeared before.
Thanks, K!

Writing Test

Writing Task 1 (report)
We were asked to describe a bar graph on what employees perceive as qualities of a good manager, comparing it for three different years, 1984, 1994 & 2004.

Writing Task 2 (essay)
21st century has brought optimism to people, do you share same optimism and to what degree?

Speaking Test

Interview
– Tell me, what is your full name?
– What should I call you?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Why did you choose this work?
– Do you like to work in a group or alone?
– Why?
– How often do you go out?
– When was the last time you went out with your friends?
– Do you prefer to go out alone or with friends?

Cue card
What Television show you enjoy most?
– describe the TV show you like
– why do you enjoy it?
– do you talk much about it?

Discussion
– What particular shows do people here enjoy the most?
– Are there any other shows that they enjoy?
– What is the role TV shows play in your society?
– Would it be better if people would keep watching TV shows?
– In the future, how will TV shows impact the culture of you society?

IELTS in Vienna, Austria – July 2009 (Academic Module)

IELTS in Vienna, Austria was described by SVB as follows. Many thanks for remembering and sharing.

Listening test

Section 1: A lady who had recently moved to a new place was inquiring about a drama club with the chairman of the club.
Questions: Fill in the blanks, multiple choices, and information matching.

Section 2: A conversation between 2 students about books, their authors and contents of the books. The books were about insects and wild animals.
Questions: Fill in the blanks.

Section 3: Conversation about a coal mining research.

Reading test

Passage 1: The text was about disabled children, their difficulties in education, the steps taken by the government of New Zealand and what else can be done.
Questions: Which paragraph has the following sentences?

Passage 2: The text was about “Tulip Mania”, how the Europeans were crazy about tulips, how tulips trading had its success and then declined.

Passage 3: The text was about believing in serendipity in scientific research and business amongst different scientists.

Writing test

Writing Task 1 (report)
Explain the difference between the two diagrams. The 2 diagrams showed the school buildings in 2003 & 2010.

Writing Task 2 (essay)
Express your views regarding insufficient respect nowadays towards older people. What can be the reasons? How does it affect the society? Support your answer with your personal experience.

Speaking Test

Interview
– Tell me about your full name?
– What should I call you?
– Where are you from?
– Why people travel to your country?
– Do you work or study?
– Why did you choose to study your course?
– Do you like to study with a group or alone?
– Why?
– How often do you go out?
– When was the last time you went out with your friends?
– Do you prefer to go out alone or with friends?

Cue card
You should speak about a special toy you got as a child
– describe the toy,
– tell why it was so important to you.

Discussion
– Do you think toys should be shared by children?
– What do you think is the impact of sharing toys between children?
– What can you tell about toys before and toys nowadays?
– How would a toy help in the development of children?

SVB says: My Speaking test questions were exactly the same set of questions like the previous tests questions in Malaysia, Jeddah and Saudi Arabia, I prepared for above set of questions night before the exam and I did it well, I think that past IELTS speaking test questions are most probably to repeat in the future exams

 

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