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IELTS test in Thailand – January 2023 (General Training)

IELTS General Recent Questions Thailand January 2023

Our friend A. recently took IELTS in Thailand and remembered the following questions:

Listening test

Part 1. Valley Tour (a talk about a walking tour).
Part 2. The questions were in a form of a table with the following options to choose from: ‘Agree’, ‘Disagree’ and ‘Neither Agree or Disagree’. Unfortunately, A. didn’t remember the topic.
Part 3. Nanotechnology.
Part 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Part 1. There were two texts, a text about the library and the other A. didn’t remember.
Part 2. Working in the Cold (similar to this text).
Part 3. A text on movie production.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Your workplace does not have a car park, and it is causing some problems. Write a letter to your manager. In your letter

– Describe the problems this is causing
– Explain what benefits a car park would bring to the company
– Suggest a solution for the car park problem

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people believe that parents should pay their children for doing household chores such as cleaning or washing dishes, while others disagree. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Speaking test

Part 1 (Interview)

– Can I see your ID, please?
– What is your name?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you enjoy your work?
– Do you get along with your colleagues?
– Is there anything you would like to change about your work?
– What do you do after work?
– What do you usually do at weekends?
– Is there a new hobby / sport you would like to pick up?

Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe your favorite outdoor activity. You should say

– what activity it is
– where you do it
– how often you do it
– and explain why this is your favorite outdoor activity.

Part 3 (Discussion)

– Do you have any other outdoor activities that you like?
– Do children and adults like similar or different outdoor activities?
– Why is spending time outdoors important?
– Is it important for adults to spend time outdoors, or only for children?
– What are the health benefits of spending time outdoors?
– What does healthy diet mean to you?
– Is it important to eat healthy food? Why?

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