IELTS test in Canada – January 2018 (General Training)

Our friend A took the IELTS test in Canada and remembered the following topics and questions:

Listening testIELTS test in Canada

Section 1. An employment application form.

Section 2. About arrangements for an event.

Section 3. A conversation between two people about an audio lecture.

Section 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. About cleanliness of public transport including trains.

Passage 2. About several shops selling different items and each paragraph had a particular shop description.

Passage 3. Don’t remember.

Passage 4. About the Great Fire of London that happened in September 1666.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your colleague from another department asking him/her to give a presentation at a conference. In your letter say

– What is the conference about?
– Why do you want him/her to give the presentation?
– What arrangements will you have to make?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people want academic subjects such as history and physics to be taught at secondary school. Others want practical skills such as mechanical and gardening to be taught. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

IELTS test in Australia – January 2018 (Academic Module)

F remembered the following questions from a recent IELTS test in Australia:

Writing testIELTS test in Australia

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a chart showing the numbers of employees and factories producing silk in Britain and Wales between 1851 and 1901.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays people living in large cities face problems in their daily lives. What are these problems? Should governments encourage people to move to smaller towns?

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?
– Do you like your job?

Cue Card

Describe a situation when you helped someone. Please say

– When and where was it?
– Whom did you help?
– Why did you help him/her?


– Are there traditions of helping others in your country or region?
– Are people less likely to help others today?



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