IELTS test in Romania – April 2013 (General Training)

An IELTS test taker from Romania (thank you C!) shared the following topics from a recent exam:

Listening testIELTS test in Romania

Section 1. A person was asking for information about a hot air balloon trip.

Section 2. A tour operator was explaining about sightseeing in Australia.

Section 3. A student was explaining about the printing technology at a factory.

Section 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. A text about working procedures at a laboratory.

Passage 2. An article about animals’ adoption.

Passage 3, 4. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You have just returned from a work trip abroad with a colleague. Write a thank you letter to your colleague and say

– how you feel to be back
– how helpful he/she was
– invite him/her to visit you at home.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people say that it is not good for children to grow up in the city and that the countryside is more suitable for them. Do you agree or disagree? Support your view with relevant examples.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Do you work or study?
– Where are you from?

Cue Card

Describe a dish that you’re frequently having. Please say

– What is this dish?
– How is it prepared?
– Why do you particularly like it?


– Have eating habits changed over time in your country?
– What are the disadvantages of today’s diet?
– Should children be taught in schools how to eat properly?

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