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Recent IELTS exams

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

IELTS test in France – December 2009 (Academic Module)

IELTS test in France was shared by our kind friend M., who remembered the following topics and questions:

Listening test

Section 1: Booking of a hotel with different facilities.

Section 2: Employee selection and how it’s done.

Section 3: Plants and how children care for them.
Questions: Filling in the blanks, Multiple choice questions (Options A, B, C).

Section 4: Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1: Chocolate and its evolution.

Passage 2: Nest-making by birds.

Passage 3: The importance of parks and the changes they go through.

Writing test

Writing task 1
There were 3 line graphs about changes in different crime categories in England and Wales, namely in car theft, house robbery, and petty offense.

Writing task 2
Some people think that it is better for university students to stay away from home rather than to study while living at home. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Speaking test

– What is your name?
– Describe the place where you live.
– Have you lived there long?
– What is your profession?
– Why did you choose it?
– What hobbies do you have?

Cue card
Talk about a sport you know and like, you should say:
– What kind of sport is it?
– Where did you learn about it from?
– Why do you like it?

– What is the importance of sport?
– What are the differences between sport as a career and sport as a hobby?
– How does sport affect the amount of time spent with family?
– What is the influence of sport on advertisement?

IELTS Speaking questions from Canada – December 2009

Today I only have a short update from Canada with these Speaking questions, kindly shared by M., enjoy:

Speaking test

– Where do you live?
– Where do you usually go shopping? Why?
– Which room in your home do you like? Why?
– What do you do for your home to look great?
– Do you like writing?
– What kind of writing do you do?
– Do you think handwriting is important?

Cue card
Talk about a piece of music which you listened to in your childhood, you should say
– When it was,
– Where it was,
– What king of music it was,
– Who you listened to it with.

– Do you think people in different countries listen to different music? Why?
– Is there any relationship between people’s culture and the kind of music they listen to?