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IELTS test in Pune, India – May 2011 (General Training)

Thanks to our friend A from India we are able to share the General Training exam he took in Pune recently.

Listening test

Section 1. A conversation between a receptionist at a social club and a customer who had a membership inquiry.
Questions: filling in blanks, multiple choice.

Section 2. Zoo operator was explaining to newcomers about basic duties of zoo operators. He was providing information about the bear and other zoo animals.
Questions: filling in blanks, multiple choice.

Section 3. A conversation between 2 students about the benefits of taking certain courses at the university.
Questions: multiple choice, match the right description to a particular course.

Section 4. A monologue explaining the architecture of certain type of housing (cube housing, where each house is triangle-shaped)
Questions: filling in blanks.

Reading test

Passage 1. Information for visitors published by a museum.
Questions: matching headings to paragraphs.

Passage 2. VDUs and eye care for employees, explaining about employees’ rights and employer’s responsibilities.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 3 words).

Passage 3. Information for college students about benefits of joining a volunteer organization, including the process of application.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Passage 4. Information for customers of a vehicle service company.
Questions: True/False/Not Given.

Passage 5. Laughter and it is importance in life, including opinions of different scientists.
Questions: choose a title for each paragraph, match a scientist’s name to a statement, filling in blanks.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to a teacher asking for reference letter for a job and explain
– Why have you chosen him to write the reference letter?
– What kind of job do you apply for?
– Why do you think you are suitable for this job?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Television has changed the quality of life for the ordinary person. Do you agree or disagree?

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