IELTS test in Taiwan – November 2010 (Academic Module)

The IELTS exam below was shared by our kind friend J from Taiwan (thank you!), enjoy:

Listening test

Section 1. A woman called repairs service demanding to have her fridge fixed today. She then gave the make, model and age of her fridge, and indicated that the problem was the fridge being noisy.

The service assistant informed her that it might be the fan located in the freezing compartment. She also said it was previous repaired due to a door issue. They made an appointment for after 3:30 in the afternoon on the same day. The service guy then did a survey because she was a new customer.

Section 2. Two students and an instructor were talking about an assignment, discussing the research methods and who does what part of the work.

Section 3. There was a description of a wildlife park.

Questions: Filling in a table of facilities, multiple choice questions, labeling of the layout of the facility.

Section 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. An article about a biography of a genius, his contributions to science, and his life experience ( in other studies such as medicine and his hobbies and marriage. )

Passage 2. The famous swap chocolate experiment, analysis of behavior and cognition of children and what affects it. The experiment was to put 2 boxes in a room, a boy places chocolate in one, leaves the room, then the chocolate is moved to the other box, by- standing children as observers anticipate the boys choice when he returns.

Passage 3. A text on the range of factors (including psychological) affecting customers in a process of buying new products.

Writing test

Writing Task 1 (a report)

We were asked to describe a table about water usage for different purposes (domestic, industrial, agricultural) in 6 different countries (Canada, Russia, China, UK,Australia, Turkey) in 2003.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some groups of people in the world are taking advantage of modern communication technology, yet some groups are not. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

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