IELTS test in Canada – May 2013 (General Training)

The IELTS exam update below was shared by S from Canada (thanks!)

Listening testIELTS test in Canada

Section 1. About different types of bricks and why architects like or dislike them.

Section 2, 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. About advertisements in airports, how they reach the public and their effects.

Reading test

Passage 1, 2, 3. Don’t remember.

Passage 4. About the birds that are almost extinct and actions taken to save them.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Your local college is organizing an event on the International Student’s Day and is looking for people to talk about their country. Write a letter and say

– What topics would you like them to cover?
– Why would it be interesting for students?
– Ask questions about the arrangements.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Usage of private cars is increasing day by day. What are the problems associated with it? Suggest some solutions.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you like to read the news?
– Do you prefer to read it on a screen or on paper? Why?
– Tell me about the building where you lived as a child.

Cue Card

Talk about a special meal that you had. Please say

– When did you have it?
– Who was invited?
– Why was it so special for you?


Don’t remember.

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