IELTS test in Odessa, Ukraine – September 2016 (General Training)

Our friend A took the IELTS test in Odessa (Ukraine), and remembered the following information:

Listening testIELTS test in Ukraine

Section 1. A woman was calling a real estate agent to get information about properties in New Zealand.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 1 word or a number).

Section 2. The president of a chess club was briefing parents about the club.
Questions: multiple choice, match names to tournaments.

Section 3. Two new maths teachers were talking about their school practice and a project.
Questions: multiple choice.

Section 4. College plan for the Textile designer profession.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 3 words).

Reading test

Passage 1. A plumbing and heating services booklet.
Questions: True/False/Not Given.

Passage 2. A hotel information booklet.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 1 word).

Passage 3. About the policy of cooperation between work force agencies and their clients.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 3 words).

Passage 4. About creating and managing job clubs to help people get ready for job interviews.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 1 word).

Passage 5. The history of tea, its cultivation and spreading across the world, including types of tea and how they grow. Also about the invention of tea bag and impact of tea on our health (results of some research).
Questions: True/False/Not Given, match headings to paragraphs and people to their deeds.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Your friend wants to send her/his children to your house for the weekend. Write a letter to him/her and say

– Agree to this arrangement.
– Say what time is suitable for you.
– Describe what you are planning to do.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays it is possible to use computers and mobile phones for automatic language translation, and there is no need for human translators and interpreters. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Why did you choose this job?
– What are you planning to do in the future?
– What is your favourite colour?
– What colour is popular among your friends?
– Do you carry a lot of luggage when traveling? Why?
– How do you choose a suitable bag or a suitcase?

Cue Card

Talk about a bicycle, motorbike or car trip that you are planning for the future. Please say

– Where and when do you want to go?
– Who would you go there with?
– Why do you want to do it?


– What will make this journey special?
– Do you find traffic and pedestrians crossings safe?
– Should we create more pedestrian zones in our cities?
– What is the impact of cars on the environment?
– What should governments do to eliminate this impact?

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