IELTS in New Zealand – July 2009 (General Training)

IELTS in New Zealand – here is what they had very recently. Huge thanks to R for remembering and sharing, we all hope you get a great score.

Listening test

Section 1: A call to a travel agency, making a reservation.
Section 2: Was related to art.
Section 3: Two students are talking about a subject they study.
Section 4: About four shopping mall aisles organization, where do you put the products.
Questions: multiple choice.

Reading test

Passage 1: About Rottem Camp, California.
Questions: True/False/Not given.

Passage 2: About Learndirect (courses?).
Questions: Fill in the gaps.

Passage 3: About art galleries.
Questions: Matching headings to paragraphs.

Passage 4: About Otzi the Iceman.
Questions: True/False/Not given and matching headings to paragraphs.

Writing test

Writing Task 1 (letter)
You have been offered a job overseas that you applied for. Write a letter to your friend who already knows about that job as well
– tell what kind of job is it
– explain why you applied for this job
– ask your friend about the country

Writing Task 2 (essay)
Some people are living in the high-rise apartments, which makes them feel lonely and unhappy. What are the advantages and disadvantages of living in apartments.
Give reasons and provide examples.

Speaking test

– Tell me about your city.
– Describe the room where you live.

Cue card
Speak about success that you experienced in your life recently, you should say
– when it happened
– what was it
– why you feel it was a success

– Talk about success:
– How does it affect peoples lives?
– How can a person become successful?
– What do you have to do?
– How long does success last?

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