IELTS test in the UAE – December 2011 (General Training)

The IELTS exam below was share by our kind friend R from the UAE (thank you!).

Listening test IELTS test in the UAE

Section 1. A phone conversation between a lady and a freight forwarder.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Section 2. A radio review program.
Questions: filling in blanks, multiple choice.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. A conversation between a student and his tutor.
Questions: multiple choice.

Reading test

Passage 1. Instructions for passengers traveling to Australia.

Passage 2. Work from home instructions.

Passage 3. How to complain about work disputes.

Passage 4. An article about a music band.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You are a student who would like to visit a company for academic purposes. Write a letter asking permission and explain

– What is the purpose of your visit?
– Why did you choose this company?
– What do you plan to do during the visit?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays some shops are open 24 hours a day. Discuss this from a customer’s point of view and that of a shop owner. What is the impact on the society as a whole?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Where are you from?
– Do you live in a house or an apartment in your home country?
– What do you like about your home?
– Where would you like to live after retirement?

Cue Card

Describe the furniture in your home. Please say

– What type of furniture do you have in your home?
– What is it made of?
– Who selected it?


– Is it important to consider style and fashion when selecting furniture?
– What are the factors to be considered while buying furniture?

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