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IELTS in Melbourne, Australia – September 2009 (General Training)

IELTS test in Australia was described by K. who shared the following topics and questions. Thanks a lot, K., and we all hope you get a great score!

Listening test

Section 1: A man called to a hotel to inquire about booking a room and catering services for a birthday.
Questions: Fill in the blanks.

Section 2. A girl described her working experiences in a hotel.
Questions: Information matching.

Section 3. A conversation between a girl and a boy. The boy asked for advice about seeking a job and also they talked about assignment on hotels.
Questions: Fill in the blanks.

Section 4. TV Program recommendation.
Questions: Choose one from the following: positive/negative/neutral.

Reading test

Passage 1. About a museum, information such as group bookings, opening hours.
Questions: True/False/Not Given.

Passage 2. Worksafe regulations.
Questions: Fill in the blanks.

Passage 3. Advantages and disadvantages of different types of work, for example: part time, flexible working hours.
Questions: Fill in the blanks.

Passage 4. About an unusual bird in Afraid.
Questions: Information matching, filling in the blanks and multiple choice questions.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (letter)
An Australian company offers money to foreign students to study in Australia. Write a letter to the company.
1. Introduce yourself.
2. Say what do you want to study.
3. How the money will help you.

Writing task 2 (essay)
Music is not practical and not valuable. Children should not be taught music at school. They should rather learn computing and science. Do you agree or disagree?

Speaking test

From the questions in Speaking K. remembered only the Cue card:

Cue card
Talk about an exciting sport, you should say
– What is it,
– How popular is this sport,
– Why it is exciting.

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