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Examenul IELTS (International English Language Testing System) este cel mai cunoscut test de limba engleza din lume.
Testul IELTS va ajuta sa folositi limba engleza intr-o tara straina in orice context si folosing toate abilitatile: reading, listening, speaking and writing.
This test includes tasks for the Writing and the Speaking Papers. The complete tests will be performed in class.
WRITING TASK 1
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
The table below gives information on consumer spending on different items in five different countries in 2002.
Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
Write at least 150 words.
Percentage of national consumer expenditure by category – 2002
WRITING TASK 2
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Write about the following topic:
It is generally believed that some people are born with certain talents, for instance for sport or music, and others are not. However, it is sometimes claimed that any child can be taught to become a good sports person or musician.
Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
Write at least 250 words.
The examiner asks the candidate about him/herself, his/her home, work or studies and other familiar topic.
Keeping in contact with people
-How do you usually contact your friends? (Why?)
-Do you prefer to contact different people in different ways? (Why?)
-Do you find it easy to keep in contact with friends and family? (Why/Why not?)
-In your country, did people in the past keep in contact in the same ways as they do today? (Why/Why not?)
Describe a party that you enjoyed.
You should say: whose party it was and what it was celebrating/ where the party was held and who went to it/ what people did during the party and explain what you enjoyed about this party.
You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes.
You have one minute to think about what you are going to say.
You can make notes to help you if you wish.
What are the main reasons why people organize family parties in your countries? / In some places people spend a lot of money on parties that celebrate special family events. Is this ever true in your country? Do you think this is a good trend or a bad trend? / Are there many differences between family parties and parties given by friends? Why do you think this is?
What kinds of national celebrations do you have in your country? / Who tends to enjoy national celebrations more: young people or old people? Why? / Why do you think some people think that national celebrations are a waste of government money? Would you agree or disagree with this view? Why?