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IELTS Part 2 and Part 3 Topics and Questions

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251. A Person you Have Lived With (Jan. 9, 2010) (Probably no longer used)

252. A Childhood School (Jan. 9, 2010) (Probably no longer used)

253. A Walk with a Friend (Jan. 23, 2010) (Probably no longer used)

254. A TV Program that You Didn't Like (Jan. 9, 2010)  (Probably no longer used)

255. A Well-known Story from Your Country (Jan. 9, 2010) (Probably no longer used)

 

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FQ = frequent question = a question that has frequently been reported = a question that is probably in the examiner's question book

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251.  A Person you Have Lived With (Jan. 9, 2010)
(Probably no longer used)

Describe a person you have lived with. *

         You should say:

                    who this person was

                    what kind of person he or she was (= what his or personality was like) *

                    how long you lived with him or her

                    what the two of you did together

and explain how you felt about living with this person.              

    

 

See Notes

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Possible follow-up questions:

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Part 3

See also the Part 3 questions for Topic 70.

Living with Others

Young People Living Away From the Family

Living Alone

See Note

Living Overseas

Housing in Your Country

Friendships and Other Relationships

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252. A Childhood School (Jan. 9, 2010) (Probably no longer used)

Describe a school you enjoyed going to when you were a child.*

                                Or

Describe a school you went to (= attended) when you were a child.*

You should say:

                        where it was (or, what school it was)

                        what the classrooms were like

                        what the other students were like 

                        what the teachers were like 

and explain what you enjoyed during your time at this school. *

                         or

and explain why you enjoyed this school. *             

                         or

and explain how you felt about this school. *

 

Notes

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Possible follow-up questions:

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Part 3

See also the Part 3 questions for Topic 230

Big and Small Classes (or, Schools)

(For some questions, the word "class" might be used or the word "school" might be used.)

Social Education vrs. Academic Education

Note: There are possibly two different things under this sub-topic "social skills" and "social values".

Social Skills

Social Values

Teachers

The Education System in China

Other Places for Learning, Besides Schools

Educating Young Children (E.g., Kindergarten kids)

Academic Pressure on School Students  FQ

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253. A Walk with a Friend (Jan. 23, 2010) (Probably no longer used)

Describe a walk with a friend that you remember (or, enjoyed). *

You should say:

when it was

who you walked with

where you walked

[what you talked about *]

what happened during the walk

and explain why you remember  (or, enjoyed) it.

             

 

Note

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Possible follow-up questions:

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Part 3

See also the Part 3 questions for Topic 20

Walking

The Pace of Life

Car Ownership


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254. A TV Program that You Didn't Like (Jan. 9, 2010)  (Probably no longer used)

Describe a TV program that you watched but didn't like.

You should say:

what program it was

when you saw it

what it was about

and explain why you didn't like it.

             

See important Notes

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Possible follow-up questions:

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Part 3

See also the Part 3 questions for Topic 213, Topic 263 and Topic 178.

Television Tastes

Educational Television

The Effects and Influence of Television

TV Celebrities

See Note

Note the way "role model" is pronounced, with the first word (role) spoken stronger than the second word (model)


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255. A Well-known Story from Your Country (Jan. 9, 2010) (Probably no longer used)

Describe a well-known story from your country.

You should say:

who told you the story

when you (first) heard it

what it was about

and explain how you felt when you heard this story.  *

                            or

and explain why this story is so well-known. *                 

            

See Notes

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Possible follow-up questions:

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Part 3

Children's Stories

Traditional (Children's) Stories


Writing Stories


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