IELTS test in India and Saudi Arabia – March 2011 (General Training)
The IELTS exams in Saudi Arabia and India seems to be the same, according to our friends S and P. Here is what they collectively remembered:
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.
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 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?
- What is your full name?
- Which city are you from?
- Do you like outdoor activities? Why?
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.