IELTS test in Israel – April 2012 (General Training)

Our kind friend Y from Israel shared the IELTS exam below:

Listening test IELTS test in Israel

Section 1. A man was calling to find out about day care services.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Section 2. About a famous artist.
Questions: filling in blanks, multiple choice.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. Conversation between two students about a report they have to do on whales and marine life.
Questions: filling in blanks, matching pictures of whales to their descriptions.

Reading test

Passage 1. Bus services and different tours available.
Questions: True/False/Not Given.

Passage 2. Rules for new employees who are being late for work.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Passage 3. A text about ice and glaciers.
Questions: True/False/Not Given, matching headings to paragraphs.

Passage 4. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your friend from whom you borrowed something that accidentally broke. Please say

– Remind him/her, what have you borrowed
– Explain what happened
– What you will do about it

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people think that a person should change a carrier at least once, while others think that it is better to stay in one job for a lifetime. Do you agree or disagree?

Speaking test


– Do you live in a town, a city or a village?
– Do you like your city? Why?
– Do you think your home town is good for young people?
– While on holidays, with whom do you prefer spending time: your friends or family?
– Would you go back to the same place where you spent your last holiday?
– Do you use a mobile phone often?
– Do you call or send text messages?
– Do you think that in the future we will use mobile phones more?

Cue Card

Talk about a family photograph. Please say

– Who took the picture?
– Who is on the picture?
– When was it taken?


– Do you think it is hard to take a good photograph?
– Can anyone take a good photograph?
– Can you take a good photograph without attending special classes on photography?
– Do you think technology has affected photography? How?

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