Our friend A recently took the IELTS test in India and remembered the following topics and questions:
Section 1. A conversation between a lady and hotel receptionist about a hotel booking.
Section 2. Don’t remember.
Section 3. A conversation between students regarding their project.
Section 4. A lecture about the process of making cotton clothing.
Passage 1. An advertisement about tourist routes and tours in a certain area.
Passage 2. About a wild life library and recorded voices of different animals.
Passage 3. Don’t remember.
Writing task 1 (a letter)
You have recently moved to a new apartment. Write a letter to your friend and explain:
– Why did you move?
– Describe the new apartment.
– Invite him/her to visit you.
Writing Task 2 (an essay)
Some people think that giving homework to students is not a good idea. Others believe that homework is good and helps students achieve better grades. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
An IELTS test taker from Liverpool in the UK (thanks, P!) remembered answering the following questions in a recent Speaking test:
– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Where do you currently live?
– Can you describe your neighborhood?
– Do you like it there?
– Would you like to move to another place? Why?
– Let’s talk about music.
– Do you like it?
– What kind of music do you like?
– Do you listen to music more now than in the past? Why?
– What do you prefer to buy, CD’s or to download music from the Internet?
– Why is that?
Talk about a toy that you had as a child. Please say
– What toy was it?
– Who gave it to you?
– How did you feel when you got it?
– Did you share it with other children or not?
– Do you still have the toy?
– Should we let the children decide which toys to buy?
– Do you see the connection between toy manufacturers and the entertainment industry?
– What do you think about it?