IELTS exams in the UK, Botswana and UAE were identical, according to the reports we’ve received from several students. Here is a summary of the details they remembered:
Section 1. About wild life/donations/how to pay/number to contact/fees.
Section 2. A conversation between two students about an assessed presentation.
Section 3. A speaker was giving a talk on the characteristics of cement and how it’s made.
Passage 1. Brain development.
Passage 2. About translation of a language into other languages and the difficulties writers are facing with translation.
Passage 3. Experiments on brain.
Writing Task 1 (a report)
There were 4 pie charts about the difference in population numbers for 3 age groups (0-15 years, 15-59 years and 60+ years) in 2000 and a projection for 2050, 2 charts were describing Yemen and 2 charts were describing Italy.
Writing Task 2 (an essay)
Some people believe the advantages of learning a foreign language at primary school outweighs the advantages of starting a foreign language at secondary school. Do you agree or disagree?
– What is your full name?
– Where do you come from?
– Can you tell me about a place where you live now?
– Do you like the area where you live?
– Do you like flowers?
– When was the last time you gave flowers to anyone?
– When do you usually give flowers to people in your country?
– Do people in your country like flowers?
Describe a shop that you like, please say:
– Where is it?
– How did you get to know about it?
– Why do you like it?
– What can you buy there?
– Do men and women have similar or different views about shopping?
– Why do you think women like to go shopping?
– Does the use of credit cards have an influence on shopping?