IELTS exam in Philippines – December 2008

A student from Philippines has shared his questions from the recent IELTS exam – thanks, R!

Writing test (essay)
“Some people say that sending individuals to college will help in one’s country but others would say it would just add to graduates’ unemployment. Discuss both sides. What is your opinion on this?”

Speaking test

Cue card

Describe an event of success in your life, you should say:
– When did it happen,
– How did it happen,
– Was it difficult to achieve
– How did you achieve it?

IELTS Writing test topics – December 2008

These Writing test topics were shared by N from Saudi Arabia. N has recently sat for his General Training exam.

Writing test

Task 1 (Letter)
You have a permanent job, and few weeks ago you have started a part-time short course. You are not satisfied with it and want to change this part time course.

Write a letter to your professor explaining why you are not satisfied with your present part-time course, and stating which course you would prefer and why.

Task 2 (Essay)

Nowadays majority of people are trying to live in the cities and many people not much interested to live in small towns. Discuss both with your own experience and your opinion.



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