IELTS test in Buenos Aires, Argentina – July 2014 (General Training)

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Listening testIELTS test in Argentina

Section 1. A women was calling a sport club to get some information about it.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 3 words).

Section 2. A ranger was talking about the main attractions of the park.
Questions: multiple choice, match descriptions to paragraphs.

Section 3. A conversation between two students about new models of submarines.
Questions: information matching.

Section 4. About a new software company.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 3 words).

Reading test

Passage 1. Advertisements of different hotels.
Questions: short-answer questions.

Passage 2. A survey of a telephone company regarding the advertisement of their services.
Questions: True/False/Not Given.

Passage 3. A test of intelligence of sheep.
Questions: short-answer questions, True/False/Not Given, match headings to paragraphs.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to a rental agency asking for information about available rental accommodation.

– Describe yourself and your family.
– What kind and size of accommodation do you need?
– What area would you like to live in?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays companies and other organisations are requiring their employees to wear a uniform. Think about jobs where uniform is important. What are the advantages and disadvantages of wearing a uniform?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Describe a normal day at your work.
– Did you always want to do this job?
– Do you prefer to work in the morning or in the afternoon?
– Do you like going shopping?
– Which shops do you like in particular?
– What is your favourite TV channel?

Cue Card

Talk about a good experience that you had as a teenager. Please say

– What was it?
– Why was it good?
– Who was there with you?


– What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a teenager?
– Do teenagers get on well with old people? Why?
– Do children watch more TV now than in the past?
– Do you think that today’s TV programs are better or worse than in the past? Why?
– What are the disadvantages of being a timid person? Why?

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