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IELTS Speaking Test in Turkey (Part 1, Hometown and Chatting with Friends)

The questions below were shared by a student who took the IELTS test in Turkey. Here are some model answers, to show you how you might respond to those questions: Speaking Part 1 (Interview) 1. Describe your hometown I live in a town called ____________. It’s a small historical town that’s nestled in a valley, and it’s often called the Sleepy Hollow, because it’s quiet and nothing out of the ordinary ever seems to happen here. In fact, sometimes if you walk past the old houses and Victorian-style gardens along cobblestone streets, you would swear you have travelled back in time. Honestly, I could go on and on about how unique my hometown is and how much we value our history and traditions. We still have policemen that ride horses, and bakeries and stores that have been run by the… Read More »IELTS Speaking Test in Turkey (Part 1, Hometown and Chatting with Friends)

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IELTS Speaking Test in Canada(Part 3, Noise Pollution, Headphones and Loud Music)

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. What are some sources of noise pollution? Since I live in the city, I would say one of the major sources of noise pollution is traffic, and just people in general going about their daily lives. There’s also the noise generated by factories and machinery, and ongoing construction work. They sort of all blend together in the city and become part of the daily hum that we just get used to. 2. What are some common sources of a lot of noise these days? Like I said before, I think the most common form of loud noise these days is traffic, from the roar of… Read More »IELTS Speaking Test in Canada(Part 3, Noise Pollution, Headphones and Loud Music)

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IELTS essay, topic: Some people believe that studying at college or university is important for a successful career (discuss + opinion)

This essay topic was seen in a recent IELTS test in Algeria. Some people believe that studying at college or university is important for a successful career. Others think that it is better to quit school and find work to gain experience for a successful professional life. Discuss both views and give your opinion. Sample Band 8 Essay Deciding on the importance of higher education versus hands-on experience in the professional world has never been simple. While some insist that formal education is the cornerstone for success, others believe that the value of practical experience gained through employment is more beneficial. In my opinion, a balanced combination of both paths offers the best prospects for a successful career. Supporters of college or university education argue that it provides a comprehensive understanding of a field, and equips students with the theoretical… Read More »IELTS essay, topic: Some people believe that studying at college or university is important for a successful career (discuss + opinion)

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IELTS Speaking Test in Canada (Part 2, Describe a time when people around you were making a lot of noise)

The question below was shared by a student who took the IELTS test in the United Kingdom. Here is a model answer, to show you how you might respond to this question: Speaking Part 2 (Cue Card) Describe a time when you saw someone complain in public (in a restaurant or a store). You should say – who the person was – what the complaint was about – where it happened and explain how you felt about the situation. Answer There was this one time I witnessed a rather intense complaint at a local restaurant. It was a Saturday evening, and my husband and I decided to visit a nearby family-run Italian restaurant, which was packed with people that night. An elderly man seated at the table next to ours seemed quite agitated and he raised his voice enough for… Read More »TEMPLATE – IELTS Speaking Test in Sri Lanka (Part 2, Describe a successful person who you studied or worked with)

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IELTS Report, topic: Bar chart describing sales of a drug company in several regions in the world

This is a model answer for the Academic Writing Task 1 from an IELTS exam in Algeria 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 chart below shows the sales of a drug company in several regions in the world from 2003 to 2006. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant. Write at least 150 words * Note: this isn’t the original chart given in the test, it was recreated for the purpose of demonstration. Band 8.5 Model Answer The chart illustrates the pharmaceutical sales of a drug company across four regions, North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from 2003 to 2006. Overall, there was a notable increase in sales in South America,… Read More »IELTS Report, topic: Bar chart describing sales of a drug company in several regions in the world

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IELTS Speaking Test in Canada (Part 1, Spending Money, Credit Cards and Cash)

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 work or study? I’m currently studying. I’m in my final year at university, where I’m majoring in computer science. 2. What will your future profession be? I’m hoping to become a software developer. Creating apps or systems to solve real-world problems is incredibly exciting to me. 3. Is this profession popular among students in your country? Yes, it is. Technology is such an integral part of our lives now, and so many students are drawn to fields like computer science and information technology. There’s also a growing demand for tech professionals, so it makes sense that more and more students are eyeing this… Read More »IELTS Speaking Test in Canada (Part 1, Spending Money, Credit Cards and Cash)

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IELTS Speaking Test in Vietnam (Part 3, Parts of Country, Climates and Tourism)

The questions below were shared by a student who took the IELTS test in Vietnam. Here are some model answers, to show you how you might respond to those questions: Speaking Part 3 (Discussion) 1. In your opinion, how important is it for people to visit different parts of their own country? I think it’s incredibly important because it’s a great way to understand the diversity and richness of one’s heritage. It can be really eye opening to witness this wide array of cultures, languages and traditions that coexist within the same country. In my own country we have 11 different languages, and each province has its own unique heritage, and in order for all of us to work together to develop our nation, we should have a better idea about each other and our customs and beliefs. 2. Do… Read More »IELTS Speaking Test in Vietnam (Part 3, Parts of Country, Climates and Tourism)

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IELTS essay, topic: The typical teaching situation of a teacher and students in the class will not exist by the year 2050 (agree/disagree)

This essay topic was seen in a recent IELTS test in Vietnam. Some people believe that the typical teaching situation of a teacher and students in the class will not exist by the year 2050. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Sample Band 8 Essay The notion that traditional classroom settings and interactions between teachers and students will become obsolete by 2050 is a topic of considerable debate. In my opinion, although technological advancements will undoubtedly transform the educational systems of the world, the quintessential classroom dynamic will not vanish entirely but rather evolve. Firstly, the value of human interaction in education should not be underestimated. The understanding that a teacher has about their students’ needs, and their ability to inspire them through personal engagement are aspects that technology cannot fully replicate. Teachers play a pivotal role in… Read More »IELTS essay, topic: The typical teaching situation of a teacher and students in the class will not exist by the year 2050 (agree/disagree)

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IELTS Speaking Test in Vietnam (Part 2, Describe a part of your country that you particularly enjoy visiting)

The question below was shared by a student who took the IELTS test in Vietnam. Here is a model answer, to show you how you might respond to this question: Speaking Part 2 (Cue Card) Describe a part of your country that you particularly enjoy visiting. You should say – where it is located – what activities you can do there – how being there makes you feel and explain why you enjoy visiting that part of your country. Answer There’s this place I absolutely love visiting in my country, and it’s called the Lake District. It’s located in the northwest part of our province and it’s famed for its breathtaking landscapes, vast lakes, and rugged mountains. Being there feels like stepping into a picturesque postcard. I usually go there with my family. We always make it a full-on family… Read More »IELTS Speaking Test in Vietnam (Part 2, Describe a part of your country that you particularly enjoy visiting)

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IELTS Report, topic: Bar chart describing the distances traveled by passengers on 5 types of transport

This is a model answer for the Academic Writing Task 1 from an IELTS exam in Vietnam 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 chart illustrates the distances traveled by passengers on 5 types of transport in the UK in 1990 and 2000. The data is presented in kilometres per person, per week. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant. Write at least 150 words * Note: this isn’t the original chart given in the test, it was recreated for the purpose of demonstration. Band 8.5 Model Answer The chart shows the average distances traveled by passengers using five modes of transportation within the United Kingdom across two separate years, 1990 and 2000,… Read More »IELTS Report, topic: Bar chart describing the distances traveled by passengers on 5 types of transport

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