Monthly Archives: May 2011

May 2011 – IELTS Academic Task 2 exam question (as reported by student)

An online student of mine faced the following Task 2 question recently on their exam: People nowadays live longer than they used to.  What caused this situation?  Is it a negative or positive development? People today enjoy longer life spans … Continue reading

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Recent General Task 1 question (full written response) May 2011 exam

An online student of mine recently told me they saw the following question on the Task 1 portion of their General exam: An annual event was recently held in your area.  Write a letter to the organizers of this event … Continue reading

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General Task 2 suggested response from the IELTS exam as seen in Brazil (May 2011)

(For more questions like this one, check out www.IELTS-blog.com.) Here is the question as it appeared on the IELTS exam in Brazil: Many old cities around the world are going through a major process of modernization.  What are the advantages … Continue reading

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IELTS Brazil General Task 1 suggested response (May 2011)

(This question taken from IELT-blog.) Here is a Task 1 question as seen on the General IELTS exam in Brazil this month: A friend of yours is applying for a job as a sports instructor for teenagers in a summer … Continue reading

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