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IELTS Part 2 and Part 3 Topics and Questions

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166.  Someone Who is Good at Cooking   (Sept. 6, 2008)  (Probably no longer used)

167.  A Work of Art (2)  (Sept. 6, 2008)  (Probably no longer used)

168.  A Stage in Your Life you Enjoyed (2) (Sept. 6, 2008)  (Probably no longer used)

169.  An Educational Trip  (Sept. 6, 2008)  (Probably no longer used)

170.  Something You Want to Buy  (Sept. 6, 2008)  (Probably no longer used)

 

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166.  Someone Who is Good at Cooking  (Sept. 6, 2008)  (Probably no longer used)


        Describe someone you know who is good at cooking.

            You should say:

                          who this person is

                          how you know him or her (= what is your relationship with this person)

                          what kinds of food they cook 

  and explain why you think (why you say) this person is so good at cooking. 

                                                                

                       

See Notes

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Part 3

Food and Eating Places

Food Preferences

Meals

Eating Places

Learning to Cook (at School)

School/University Food Frequent Topic

Nutrition & Food Safety

Food Safety

Nutrition

Information about Food Safety and Nutrition

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167.  A Work of Art (2) (Sept. 6, 2008)  (Probably no longer used)

        Describe a sculpture or other work of art that you have seen.

            You should say:

                          when you (first) saw this work of art   

                          where you saw it 

                          what it looked like           

 and explain your feelings about this work of art when you first saw it. 

    

           

 

Also Notes

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See also The Part 3 questions for Topic #11Topic #108 (on traditions & culture) and Topic #118 (on handicrafts) and see HERE for internet links to the topic of art.

Part 3

Art

Tastes for Art in China

Painting

Design and "What is Art?"

The Role of Art in Society

Art as a Job

Government Encouragement and Support of the Arts

Art Galleries (and Museums)

Exhibitions (Possibly all types of exhibitions, not just art or photography exhibitions. E.g., a vintage car exhibition)

Art and Children

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168.  A Stage in Your Life you Enjoyed (2) (Sept. 6, 2008)  (Probably no longer used)

Describe a stage of your life that you enjoyed. (Such as your childhood or your high school years)           

                You should say:

                                how old you were  (or, when this stage of your life took place)

                                how long it lasted

                                where you were living at the time / Who you were living with at the time

                                what you were doing during this stage  

                and explain why you think this was an enjoyable stage of your life. 

 

Notes

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Part 3

The Legal Age for Certain Activities

The Legal Age for Marriage Frequent Topic

Future Changes to Age Laws

Gaining Maturity

Reaching Certain Age 'Milestones' in Life

Preparing for the Next Stage in Life

Old People

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169.  An Educational Trip  (Sept. 6, 2008)  (Probably no longer used)

Describe an educational visit that you went on when you were in school.

            You should say:

                          who went with you

                          where you went

                          what you did there       

            and explain what you learned on this trip.

                   

    See Notes

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Part 3

School Excursions

Studying at Home 

[The words, "study at home" can have two meanings: a) Not attend school but instead stay at home and learn things there from books and from the parents acting as teachers (= "home schooling"), and b) Do school work at home = do homework in the evenings and on weekends but attend school during the day. Some of these questions seem to refer to meaning 'a' but some questions could refer to either or both a & b.]

The Value of School

Children Doing Schoolwork at Home

Home Schooling

Adults Studying at Home

Further Education


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170.  Something You Want to Buy  (Sept. 6, 2008)  (Probably no longer used)

Describe something special you want to buy in the future.

            You should say:

                          what it is

                          what it is like  (or, what you think it will be like or look like)

                          how long you have wanted to buy it

                          (when you intend to buy it)

                          (who you want to buy it for *)

             and explain why you want to buy it. 

 

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Part 3

Shopping

Credit Cards

Advertising

Positive and Negative Effects of Advertising

Consumerism

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