Our friend P who took the IELTS test in Canada remembered the following topics and questions:
Section 1. A phone conversation between a travel agent and a client.
Section 2. Instructions for employees of a new shopping mall.
Section 3. Two students were talking about African lions.
Section 4. A lecture on shipwrecks.
Passage 1. A biography of a certain shipbuilder.
Passage 2. An article about environmental issues in Florida’s Everglades.
Passage 3. A story about children’s books author from New Zealand.
Writing task 1 (a report)
We were given a graph showing the percentage of self-employed workers in five different countries in 1998 and 2000.
Writing task 2 (an essay)
Do advantages of having your own car outweigh the environmental issues caused by pollution? Discuss, and include your own opinion.
– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you live in a house or a condo? Why?
– Which part of your daily routine would you like to change?
– How is your daily routine different now from when you were a child?
Talk about a foreign language (except English) that you would like to learn. Please say
– What language would you learn?
– Why would you learn it?
– How would you learn it?
– How would you use it?
– Do you think it’s possible to learn a country’s culture without speaking the language?
– Do you think children learn foreign languages faster than adults?