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IELTS test in Canada – January 2023 (Academic Module)

IELTS Academic Recent Questions Canada January 2023

Thanks to our friends who took IELTS in Canada, we are sharing these questions today:

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

The maps below describe an area before and after the construction of a hydroelectric power plant.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

IELTS Writing Task 1 Area Map Before Hydroelectic Power Plant

IELTS Writing Task 1 Area Map After Hydroelectic Power Plant

* Note: these aren’t the actual maps given in the test, they were recreated for the purpose of demonstration.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays in many countries young people don’t communicate with older people as much as they used to. Why is this happening? How could this situation be improved?

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you study?
– What do you do after your classes?
– Do you prefer writing by hand or typing? Why?
– Is handwriting important? Why/why not?
– How often do you use the Internet?
– Do you like to work online?
– What things can we do with the help of the Internet?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe a time when you saw a lot of plastic waste. You should say

– where and when you saw it
– why there was a lot of plastic
– what you did when you saw it
– and explain how you felt about this.

Part 3 (Discussion)

– What kind of plastic waste can often be seen in your country?
– How can we use less plastic?
– What should the government do to reduce the use of plastic?
– Is there something the media can do to help us reduce plastic consumption?
– Do you think making plastic-producer companies pay will help to solve this problem?
– Do you think it is possible to completely eliminate the use of plastic?

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