IELTS test in Canada – January 2020 (General Training)

M took IELTS in Canada and remembered the following topics and questions (thank you M for sharing!):

Writing testIELTS test in Canada

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your friend inviting him/her to a music concert. Please say

– Where and when does the concert start?
– What type of music will be played there?
– Why do you think your friend will enjoy it?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

In many countries around the world young people decide to leave their parents’ home once they finish school. They start living on their own or sharing a home with friends. Is this a positive or a negative development? Give reasons for your answer and include relevant examples.

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– 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 live in a house or an apartment?
– What do you like about living there?
– Would you like to move to a different home in the future?
– Are there many shops near your home?
– Who usually does the shopping in your household?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe something you have bought that was difficult to use at first. Please say

– What was it?
– When did you buy it?
– What does it do?

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Why was it difficult to use?
– What type of products are difficult to use at first?
– Do you think it is necessary to follow fashion and use the latest products?
– What are some jobs that help people?
– Why do you think advertisements are useful in selling products?

IELTS Speaking test in Iran – January 2020

Our friend V recently took the IELTS test in Iran and remembered the following Speaking questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in Iran

Part 1 (Interview)

– Can you tell me your full name, please?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you like your job?
– What is the reason that you chose this job?
– Do you borrow money?
– Is it important to you to be able to borrow money?
– Have other people ever borrowed something from you?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe a well known musical band that you know. Please say

– When did you discover this band?
– Where can you listen to them?
– What kind of music do they play?

Part 3 (Discussion)

– What are the qualities of a good singer?
– Does education play a role in a person’s likelihood of becoming a good singer?
– Why is traditional music important for children?
– Is it true that environment influences music?



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