The IELTS exams in Saudi Arabia and India (March 2011)

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  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    The IELTS exams in Saudi Arabia and India seems to be the same, according to our friends A and B. Here is what they collectively remembered:

    Listening test

    Section 1. A conversation about a hotel reservation and the existing facilities at the hotel.

    Section 2. Location map of an art institute and student’s facilities, such as a studio, a laundry area and a concert hall.
    Questions: map labeling.

    Section 3. Monkeys (Chimpanzees) behavior, their eating habits and food preferences.
    Questions: multiple choice.

    Section 4. Various types of pumps for irrigation including their technical specifications, advantages and disadvantages.

    Reading test

    Passage 1. A travel agency brochure with information about London and its landmarks.

    Passage 2. About insurance claims for organizations and how to claim insurance in a case of people using their private vehicles.

    Passage 3. A big passage about a small endangered bird in Australia. How they survive and take care of their offsprings.
    Questions: True / False / Not Given, filling in blanks, short-answer questions.

    Passage 4. About a research on rabbits.

    Writing test

    Writing task 1 (a letter)

    You won a competition and received a vacation for two as a prize. Write a letter to invite a friend to go with you. In the letter

    - tell about the competition you won,
    - specify what kind of vacation it is,
    - explain why you want your friend to be there.

    Writing Task 2 (an essay)

    Nowadays traffic in major cities is worsening. What problems does it create? How can we help solve these problems as individuals?

    Speaking test


    - What is your full name?
    - Which city are you from?
    - Do you like outdoor activities? Why?

    Cue Card

    Talk about a friend who is a good leader in your opinion. Please say

    - who this friend is,
    - why you think he / she is a good leader,
    - how he/she uses the leadership skills.


    - I was asked question about leadership qualities.

    Well guys, take notes, keep studying but enjoy life too!

  2. annedoxia122

    annedoxia122 Guest

    This is a very long exam, i think the most hardest part is the discussion, because i lack of oral communication, i feel nervous right now. but i'm good in writing skills, have to study now before failing this exam. Good Luck everyone.
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