IELTS Test in Namibia
The following questions were asked on an IELTS held in Namibia in August 2011.
The listening test has four sections.
Section 1 was about the telephone tariff at a rental accommodation.
Section 2 was about Barkly gardens.
Section 3 was about a piece of conversation between two students who were preparing for a presentation.
Section 4 was about the rail line stretching between Darwin and Adelaide in Australia.
Three passages were given for reading. The IELTS reading test takes about an hour. Passage 1 was about a kind of ants.
Passage 2 was the scientific method used to calculate the distance between the Sun and the Earth.
Passage 3 was related to the field of advertising.
Writing task 1
Task 1 was to write a report based on a table which showed the real and estimated number of workers in a particular area between the years 1985 and 2015.
Writing task 2 (an essay)
Test takers were asked to write an essay on the following topic:
In the last century, the first man walking on the moon said: “It is a giant leap for mankind”. However, some people think it makes little difference to our daily lives. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
- What is your name?
- What should I call you?
- Are you working or studying?
- Do you like your job?
- Would you like to change your jobs?
- Where do you stay?
- What types of foods are popular in your country?
- Do people eat in groups in your country?
- Do you think it is a good idea for people to eat in groups?
- What are your favorite colors?
Test takers were asked to talk about a character that inspired them in their childhood. They had to say:
- Who was that character?
Why that character inspired them
What does he / she look like