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IELTS test in India – January 2021 (General Training)

Our wonderful friends M.S. and A.S. took their IELTS exams in India and shared the following topics and questions:

Listening test

Part 1. Tour information was given, including on accommodation, fishing, tourist attraction points, wildlife park and a cave.
Questions 1 – 10: fill in the blanks (one word only).

Part 2. Company rules and regulations about time, clothing, how to clock in and clock out.
Questions 11 – 14: multiple choice.
About duties, how to report your leave and inform the manager/officer.
Questions 15 – 20: fill in the blanks.

Part 3. A discussion about agriculture.
Questions 21 – 26: multiple choice.
Questions 27 – 30: select summary options from the box, A to G.

Part 4. A lecture on marine life, spider crab’s eating habits, laying eggs in spring.
Questions 31-34, 39, 40: fill in the blanks.
Questions 35-38: multiple choice.

Reading test

Passage 1. Don’t remember the topic.
Questions: write the correct letter A-E in the box.

Passage 2. About paternity leave.
Questions: short answer questions (3 words).

Passage 3. Hiking on snow in Australia.
Questions: short answer questions (1 word or a number).

Passage 4. About tennis.
Questions: True/False/Not Given, match statements with the correct years.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You made a reservation at a hotel for you and your colleagues to stay during a business trip, but you need to make some changes to your booking. Write a letter to the hotel manager. In your letter

– Give details of your booking
– Explain what changes you need to make
– Ask for some special arrangements to be made for your business meetings.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays people are spending more time watching movies. Why is this happening? Is it a positive or a negative development?

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Where are you living now?
– Is it a house or an apartment?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe a time when your computer broke down. You should say:

– When it was
– What you were doing
– What you did to fix it
– And explain how you felt about it.

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Don’t remember.

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