IELTS Sample Paper

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

IELTS Sample Paper

IELTS sample paper

IELTS Sample Paper - 
IELTS is one of the most widely accepted English language tests in a large number of universities across the world. If you are appearing for the IELTS testthen it is advisable that you check the IELTS sample papers. Here we are providing the IELTS sample papers with answers for each section. Before that, let’s have a look at the test formats.

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Test Formats of IELTS

There are two types of formats for IELTS:

  • IELTS  Academic: for the candidates who want to pursue higher studies in an English speaking country

  • IELTS General training: for those who go to an English speaking country for work experience, secondary education or training programmes.

Careers360 brings IELTS sample papers for both the formats.

 

IELTS Test Pattern

IELTS Test Component

Duration

Brief Description

Listening 

30 minutes

4 sections, 40 items

Reading

60 minutes

3 sections, 40 items

Writing

60 minutes

2 tasks

Speaking

11-14 minutes

3 part one-on-one conversation

 

The IELTS Test Pattern consists of four modules:

 

IELTS Listening

In this module, the candidate is asked to listen to monologues and dialogues and needs to answer a set of questions. This module has four sections and the duration is 40 minutes.

 

IELTS Reading

Here, the candidate will be given three texts followed by a set of questions ranging from 10 to 13. The candidate needs to go through the texts and answer the questions in the stipulated period of time. This section is of 60 minutes duration.

 

IELTS Writing

This module is different for academic and general training format. In the academic module, the candidate will have to explain a diagram in Task 1 and respond to an argument in Task 2. In the general training module, the candidate needs to write an article in Task 1 and write an essay in task 2. This section is for 60 minutes.

 

IELTS Speaking

The speaking module consists of three sections. In the first section, there will be general introduction of the candidate. In the second section, the candidate will be asked to speak on a selected topic and in the third section; there will be a discussion between the candidate and examiner. This section is for 11 to 14 minutes.

 

The candidates for both formats can download IELTS sample papers for free from this page.

IELTS Sample Paper Academic Module

 

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Diagram label completion

Identifying information

Identifying writer’s views

Matching features


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Matching headings

Multiple choice questions

Table completion

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Academic writing task 1 sample- 1

Academic writing task 1 sample- 2

Academic writing task 2 sample- 1

Academic writing task 2 sample- 2

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Speaking Sample Test Part 1 Promt

Speaking Sample Test Part 2 Promt

Speaking Sample Test Part 3 Promt

Speaking Sample Test Part 1 Transcript

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Speaking Sample Test Part 2 Transcript

Speaking Sample Test Part 3 Transcript

 

IELTS test results are accepted by over 9,000 organizations worldwide, including schools, universities, Government departments, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies. However, as there are no specific IELTS eligibility criteria required to sit for IELTS, candidates have to comply with the selection procedure of respective institutions. Candidates can post their test report form to relevant institutions in their IELTS application form

 

The IELTS test is usually conducted on Saturdays and Sundays. You can register for any IELTS date depending on your convenience. However, the confirmation depends on the  availibilty of seats for the exam.

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