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IELTS Part 2 and Part 3 Topics and Questions

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546.  Another Culture   (Jan 18, 2014)  (Probably no longer used)

547.  An Activity with an Old Person (in Your Family) (Jan 18, 2014)  (Probably no longer used)

548.  A Comic Actor  (Jan 9, 2014) (Probably no longer used)

549.  A Magazine  (Jan. 9. 2014)  (Probably no longer used)

550.  Something You Did to Help  (Jan 25, 2014)  (Probably no longer used)

 

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* = my guess at a question

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546.  Another Culture   (Jan 18, 2014)  (Probably no longer used)

Describe a place where you enjoyed learning about another culture

You should say:

        what place it was

        why you went there

        what you learned

and explain why you enjoyed learning about this culture. *

    

 

Notes

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Possible follow-up questions:

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Part 3

Awareness of Other Cultures

International Relations

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547.  An Activity with an Old Person (in Your Family)  (Jan 18, 2014)  (Probably no longer used)

Describe an activity that you like to do with an older member of your family*

You should say:

        who this person is

        how often you are together

        what you do together (or, what you like doing together )

and explain why you like to do this activity together *

    

Notes

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Possible follow-up questions:

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Part 3

See also the Part 3 questions for Topic 576.

Doing Things Together as a Family

Parenting / Looking After Young Children

Old People

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548.  A Comic Actor  (Jan 9, 2014)  (Probably no longer used)

Describe a comic actor who is popular in your country.

You should say:

        who this person is

        how you know him/her

        what kind of person he/she is *  (or, how he/she is funny) *

and explain why he/she is popular in your country.

 

 

Notes

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Part 3

Actors (especially in films)

Entertainment

See notes about entertainment

Humour (Possible topic)

 

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549.  A Magazine  (Jan. 9. 2014)  (Probably no longer used)

Modified Copy of Topic 141

Describe a magazine that you like to read.

            You should say:

                          what magazine it is

                          how often you read it (or, when you read it)

                          what the magazine is about (or, what the articles in the magazine are about)

                         what kinds of people generally read this magazine or newspaper *

             and explain why you like to read it.

 

Notes

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Possible follow-up questions:

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Part 3

See also the Part 3 questions for Topics 14527288,  141, 158189,  203, 215, 229 & 337

Also see list of things to read.  Make sure you know the difference in meaning between "a magazine" and "a journal".

Magazines

The Reading Habits of People in Your Country

E-Books

Journalism / The Media

Newspapers

  • Do you think there are differences between local (or, national) newspapers and international ones?

  • What are the differences between traditional paper newspapers and electronic versions of those newspapers?

  • What are the advantages of reading (& seeing) the news on the internet compared to reading it in newspapers and magazines?

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550.  Something You Did to Help (Jan 25, 2014)  (Probably no longer used)

Describe something you did to help another person (or other people) *

                            or

Describe something you did to help a neighbour *

You should say:

        what you did

        when you did it

        who you helped      

and explain how you felt after (or, when) you gave this help. *

 

 

Notes

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Possible follow-up questions:

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Part 3

See also (for "You Helped Somebody") the Part 3 of Topics 78, 156 and 279.

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See also (for "Somebody Helped You") the Part 3 for Topics 279,  267, 156 and 28

and  the Part 3 for Topics 392, 210 and 104

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Helping in Everyday Life

Neighbours

See also the Part 3 of Topic 455 for this

Helping in the Workplace

Note that some questions here are about employees giving help (to other employees and even to the employer) and other questions are about employers giving help to employees.

Children Learning to Help

International Help

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