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IELTS Speaking Test in Canada (Part 3, Patience and Modern Technology)
The questions below were shared by a student who took the IELTS test in Canada. Here are some model answers, to show you how you might respond to those questions: Speaking Part 3 (Discussion) 1. You said that waiting takes a lot of patience. Do you believe that patience is a virtue? Why? Yes, I do believe this. Patience is an important trait to possess because it enables us to stay focused on our goals in life and remain resilient even when obstacles arise. It allows us to stay calm and collected in times of stress and pressure. Additionally, patience helps us make more informed decisions, as we are able to weigh out the pros and cons of a situation before acting. 2. Do you think being patient is a skill we are born with, or is it developed as… Read More »IELTS Speaking Test in Canada (Part 3, Patience and Modern Technology)
IELTS Report, topic: Two maps of a university campus, before and after changes
This is a model answer for the Academic Writing Task 1 from the IELTS exam in Italy that was shared recently. This response is likely to get Band 8 or 8.5 in IELTS. You should spend about 20 minutes on this task The maps below show the university campus at present and in the future, after the planned changes. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant. Write at least 150 words * Note: these aren’t the actual maps given in the test, they were recreated for the purpose of demonstration. Band 8.5 Model Answer The two maps show the present layout of a university campus and its proposed future changes. Overall, it is clear that while many changes have been planned, the most prominent ones will be the construction of a new… Read More »IELTS Report, topic: Two maps of a university campus, before and after changes
IELTS Speaking Test in Canada (Part 2, Describe a situation where you had to wait)
The question below was shared by a student who took the IELTS test in Canada. Here is a model answer, to show you how you might respond to this question: Speaking Part 2 (Cue Card) Describe a situation where you had to wait. You should say – what you waited for – why you had to wait – what you did while waiting – and explain how you felt after waiting for that particular thing. Answer I once had to wait for a job interview. I had applied for an opening in my current company for a position that was much higher up than I held at the time, and I was very eager to get the job. The competition was tough, because many people applied for the same position, and a lot of them sent in their resumes before… Read More »IELTS Speaking Test in Canada (Part 2, Describe a situation where you had to wait)
IELTS essay, topic: Young criminals should receive the same punishment as adults (agree/disagree)
This essay topic was seen in a recent IELTS test in Italy. Some people think that young criminals should receive the same punishment as adults. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Sample Band 8 Essay In today’s society, people are divided on whether or not young criminals should be treated the same as adults. On one side are those who argue that young criminals should receive the same punishment as adults in order to ensure justice is served. On the other side are those who believe that because young people lack maturity and understanding, they should not be held accountable to the same degree as adults. Personally, I do not agree that treating young criminals in the same way as adults serves justice. First of all, because children lack the intellectual capacity to understand the seriousness and repercussions… Read More »IELTS essay, topic: Young criminals should receive the same punishment as adults (agree/disagree)
IELTS Speaking Test in Canada (Part 1, Your Job)
The questions below were shared by a student who took the IELTS test in Canada. Here are some model answers, to show you how you might respond to those questions: Speaking Part 1 (Interview) 1. Do you live in a house or an apartment? I live in an apartment. It’s located in the heart of the city, and it’s close to all my favourite spots, which makes it really convenient. 2. Do you work or study? I work full-time as a freelance copywriter and content creator. 3. What kind of job do you have? As a freelance copywriter and content creator, I help businesses create engaging content for their websites and social media platforms that resonates with their target audience. Additionally, I also provide SEO optimization for webpages to improve their visibility on search engines such as Google. 4. Do… Read More »IELTS Speaking Test in Canada (Part 1, Your Job)
IELTS Letter, topic: Writing to the city council to complain about a damaged road
The topic of this letter appeared in a recent IELTS exam in Canada. Below is a sample response that is likely to score Band 8 or above in IELTS. A road near your home is damaged. Write a letter to the council of your town/city to complain about it. In your letter, – tell them who are you and where you live – explain the nature of your complaint – say what you would like them to do about it. Begin your letter as follows: Dear Sir / Madam, Answer Dear Sir / Madam, I am writing to bring to your attention the deteriorating condition of Albert Road. My name is Marc Logan, and I am a resident of the Kensington shire. I would like to express my concern and dissatisfaction regarding the current state of Albert Road, in close… Read More »IELTS Letter, topic: Writing to the city council to complain about a damaged road