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An IELTS test taker from Nigeria (thanks, B!) remembered and shared the following questions:
- What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Where are you from?
- Do you work or study?
- What subject are you studying?
- Why did you choose it?
- Can you describe your home town?
- Do you enjoy working or studying in a group?
- Why is that?
Describe a song that reminds you of a particular time in your life. Please say
- What song is it?
- Where and when did you hear it?
- What memories does it bring?
- Do you think everybody can sing?
- What is the difference between those who took music lessons and those who didn’t?
- How does music influence different cultures?
- Why are some musicians more successful than others?
- Who is your favourite musician? Why?
Below are the questions J remembered from his IELTS exam in India:
Section 1. Filling out a flight attendant application form.
Section 2. About a certain type of fish in a particular area.
Questions: multiple choice.
Section 3. Don’t remember.
Section 4. About B.C. times (ancient) research.
Passage 1. A guide for buying a second-hand car.
Questions: True/False/Not Given.
Passage 2. Advertisements of various flats.
Passage 3. Recruitment policy in a bank.
Passage 4. About people that were famous for mining water from earth in ancient times, but got sentenced to death.
Questions: filling in blanks, multiple choice.
Writing task 1 (a letter)
You recently read that your local newspaper is holding a “Best Neighbours” competition. Write a letter to the editor and include the following:
- Give details about yourself.
- What competition do you want to participate in?
- Why should you and your neighbours win it?
Writing Task 2 (an essay)
Some languages spoken by very few people are losing their importance and may become extinct completely. Is it a good or a bad development? What are the reasons for this?