IELTS test in Vietnam – January 2010 (Academic Module)

IELTS in Vietnam was described by T. (thank you very much!), who shared the following information:

Listening test

Section 1: A holiday Anna has taken in Jason Island.
Questions: Filling in the gaps.

Section 2: A talk given to passengers on a ship.

Section 3: A tutor giving advice to his students about his future interview.

Section 4: A presentation about underground houses.

Reading test

Passage 1: An article about liars and how to detect liars.

Passage 2: How right or left-handedness affects brain’s development and language control.

Passage 3: The topic was about sand, some kinds of sand modules and “singing sand”.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)
A bar graph about the number of trips made by children in New Zealand to travel to and from school by types of transport in 1993 and 2003.

Writing task 2 (an essay)
Many people believe that there has been a general increase in the antisocial behavior and decrease in respect for other people nowadays. What are the causes of this problem? What can be done to solve it?

Speaking test

– What is your full name?
– Do you work or are you a student?
– What do you like about your school?
– How often do you spend time with your friends? Where do you often go to?
– Do you like inviting your friends home or going out?
– Do you usually write emails?
– What do you enjoy about writing to people?

Cue card
Describe an event happening recently that made you happy.You should say:
– When and where was it?
– Who was involved?
– What happened?
and explain why it made you happy.

– Do you think money can make people happy?
– How do you think about people who work to be happy?
– Sometimes money can make us happy. Do you agree with this statement?

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