Part 1 is a brief introductory conversation followed by some short questions about familiar topics (eg: the interviewer may ask about your hometown, your job, your favourite food, your hobbies, etc).In Part 2, you will be given a card with a topic and a specific question to answer. The first question is an ‘Integrated task’ which involves reading a short passage (around 300 words long) and listening to a 2-minute lecture about the same topic (the listening may support or contradict the reading). You then must write a 150-225 word answer to a question about what you just read and listened to.The IELTS Academic and TOEFL i BT are the two biggest standardized tests of the English language.
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Questions are taken from academic textbooks, newspapers or magazines (all academic English).
There are about 15 different types of questions which IELTS may choose to use.
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You will have to speak for 1-2 minutes on this topic. You are given 30 minutes to plan, write and edit your essay.
In Part 3, the interviewer will ask you questions related to the question asked in Part 2. The second question involves writing an essay of 300-350 words. For Task 1, you will need to describe information in a graph, table or diagram. For Task 2, you will need to write an argument (eg: The solution to the pollution problem is to dramatically increase the cost of fuel) or discussion (eg: what is happiness) on a topic.
The conversations and lectures are spoken in very natural English and include informal English, ‘filler’ words like ‘um’ and ‘er’.
Listening: around 30 minutes The IELTS has four listening sections.