General
Reading test
Speaking
Listening
Writing
100

You can't write on the question papers.

False

100

Is spelling crucial in the IELTS reading test?

Yes, if the answer contains a misspelling No points will awarded for that answer

100

How many people will be in the room for the speaking test?

2

100

How many times do you listen to the recording in the listening test

once

100

How many pieces of writing must be done for the writing test?

2

200

You shall write 200 words in Writing Task 1

False

200

Which is usually the most challenging passage in the reading test?

Passage three

200

Do you have any time to prepare what you want to say in Part 3 of the speaking test?

Answer: No only in Part 2, you are given time to prepare your answer.

200

How many questions are there in the listening test?

40

200

How many words should you write for writing task 2?

250 words

300

In the listening test, you are given extra time to transfer your answers to the answer sheet

True

300

How long does the reading test last?

An hour

300

How long do you have to prepare for Part 2 of the speaking test?

1 minute

300

How many parts( sections ) are there in the listening test?

4

300

How long does the writing test last?

1 hour

400

How many parts are the at the speaking test of IELTS?

Three

400

Do you have time after the reading test to transfer your answers to the answer sheet?

No, you should write your answers directly onto the answer sheet

400

How many parts 1(sections) are there in the speaking test?

3

400

What should you do if you find that you have written the answers for the listening test on the answer sheet reserved for the reading test answers?

Cross out Reading at the top of your answer sheet and replace it with Listening

400

what does writing task 1 consist of?

1. General -A letter (formal, friendly, or semi-formal)

2. Academic -Describing a graph or chart, a process, a table, a diagram or a map are the most common topics

500

Grammar is the most important factor when the writing test is assessed.

False( writing is assessed according to your grammar, content, vocabulary and organisation)

500

How long should you spend on each section of the reading test?

20 minutes -it is generally recommended that you spend on each section 

500

Can you ask to be given a different topic to speak about if you aren't familiar with or don't like the topic you have chosen?

No

500

Is it acceptable to use abbreviations in your answers?

Yes- But the abbreviation must be correct: Example -21rd dec -is incorrect

500

Which factors are taken into account when marking the writing tasks?

Writing is assessed  according to grammar, content, vocabulary and organisation

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