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Recent IELTS exams

Real students tell about their recent IELTS exams: IELTS questions, topics, tasks, answers.

IELTS Speaking questions, Australia – September 2009

IELTS Speaking questions were shared by C. from Australia, thanks a lot for your kindness, and here they are:

Speaking test

– What is your name?
– How should I pronounce your name?
– What shall I call you?
– Do you work or study?
– What made you decide to choose this job?
– What do you have to do on your job?
– What makes this job interesting?
– Do you like to watch TV?
– Which channel and what kind of programs do you prefer?
– Do you like watching advertisements on TV? How do they influence consumers?

Cue card
If you could live in a foreign country, which country you would like to live in? You should say:
– What country would it be?
– How do you know about this country?
– If you could work in that country, what kind of work you think you would do?

– What do you have to prepare yourself for to learn another language?
– Do you think it’s difficult to learn other languages?
– Is it true that children can learn another languages while living abroad easier, than to learn it from their parents?
– If you can go to the country you want to, what do you have to prepare yourself for?
– Nowadays many people like to go abroad, what are the reasons for that?
– Does the Internet affect countries and cultures?
– Internet makes people from all over the world join in one place, what are the advantages and disadvantages of this?
– Is swimming popular in your country?
– Does your school have a swimming pool?
– Is it important to teach children how to swim?

IELTS in Adelaide, Australia – Writing and Speaking

As promised, here are the Writing and Speaking questions from IELTS in Adelaide (see yesterday’s post).

Writing test

Writing Task 1 (report)
The table we were given described Fishing Industry; the comparison between Large scale business and small scale business and the sections included to compare were the Number of Employees, Annual Production, Annual Consumption of fuel and one more category I forgot.

Writing Task 2 (essay)
Child care is very necessary for the parents, so mothers and fathers need to take a child care training course. To what extent do you agree or disagree.

Speaking test

– Are you a student or working ?
– Why do you find this course interesting?
– Do you like to watch television?
– How often do you watch television?
– What sort of programs you like to watch on TV?
– Do you prefer to see the local channels or keen to see international channels?

Cue Card
Tell me about an electronic device you want to buy, you should say:
– What it looks like
– Why you’d like to buy this device
– When you are going to buy it.

– Is technology playing an important role in the society?
– Any Negative aspects of technology that you see in the society?
– There were two more questions that I don’t remember.