Our friend H.K. shared the questions she remembered from a recent IELTS exam in the UK – thanks H.K!
Passage 1. About music and emotions.
Passage 2. The effects of climate on economy.
Passage 3. About green or living roofs covered by vegetation.
Writing task 1 (a report)
We were given a table describing the consumption of three basic primary foods in four different countries: Cambodia, Egypt, Mexico and Poland. The consumption figures were given in calories per person per day. The three basic foods were wheat, rice and maize.
Writing task 2 (an essay)
Some people believe that it is important to spend money on family celebrations such as weddings and birthdays, while others think this is a waste of money. Discuss both views and give your opinion.
Part 1 (Interview)
– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you study?
– Let’s talk about the place where you live now.
– Where is it?
– Do you like the area?
– Is it a good place for children?
– Let’s talk about concentration.
– Are you good at concentrating on things or tasks?
– What do you do to concentrate?
– Is it easy for you to concentrate when you study?
– Let’s talk about making lists.
– Do you prefer to make a list when you go shopping?
– Do you make paper lists or use your phone for it?
– Why don’t some people like making lists?
Part 2 (Cue Card)
Describe a music event that you have attended but didn’t like the music. Please say
– When and where was it?
– Who were there with you?
– Explain why you didn’t like the music.
Part 3 (Discussion)
– Do you go to such events regularly?
– Do you think music should be taught at school?
– What music do you like?
– Why is music played in shopping malls?
– Does it have an impact on shoppers?
– Does it increase the sales?
– Do you think music can change the mood?
– Why is music played in gyms?
– Do you think music tells anything about the culture of a country?