5月13日雅思考试真题回忆+答案

口语

Part 1

What’s your full name?

What should I call you?

Are you a student or are you working?

Do you like your job and why/why not?

Would you consider changing your job?

Have you met someone polite?

Which pop star do you like?
Do you want to become a celebrity?


Part 2

Describe a piece of art/painting that you have seen.

What it is

Where you saw it

part 3

why do people buy art?

what’s the difference between normal objects and art?

what kind of art do Chinese people like?

Part 2 Describe a free gift you received before(e.g, tickets, card)

What it was

Who gave it to you

How you received it

How you felt about the gift

part 3

where do people get free gifts?

why do you think some people offer free gifts?

Do you think it’s good or bad to receive free gifts

What free service do you want in the future from the government?

Is it good or bad when higher education is free?

Describe a couple you know who you think have a happy marriage (New)
You should say
Who they are
How you got to know them
How long they’ve been married
And explain why you think they have a happy marriage.

Part 3
1. In a typical Chinese family, who plays the leading role?
2. Do you think family relations are important?
3. What roles do men and women play in Chinese families?
4. What family activities are there in your country?
Describe a helpful person at work/school (New)
You should say:
Who he or she is
When and where he or she helped you
How he or she helped you
And explain how you felt about his or her help

Part 3
1. Do people in China being helpful these days?
2. How to teach children to be helpful to others?
3. How do you show helpfulness to others?
4. What kinds of behavior are helpful for you?

Describe a person who solved a problem in a clever way (New)
You should say:
Who the person is
When you meet the person
Where do you
And explain why do you think the person is clever

Part 3
1. How can schools do to nurture children’s problem solving ability?
2. How do you consider a person have problem solving ability?
3. What the biggest problem you’ve solved?
4. Do you think intelligent children are happier than those who are not?
5. Do countries need various talents?
6. Are children good at one subject while bad at another?
Describe the politest person you know
You should say:
Who this person is
What your relationship with this person is
What the person likes to do
And why you think this person is the politest

Part 3
1. How do Chinese people show politeness?
2. Is there any difference between etiquette in cities and in small towns?
3. How to teach children to be polite?
4. How do you deal with impolite people?
5. What kinds of behavior are not polite?
Describe a family member who has had important influence on you
You should say:
Who the person is
What kind of person he or she is
What this person has done to influence you
And explain why you think this person is important to you

Part 3
1. These days, people from different generations live together, do you think this is a problem?
2. Why do some children get spoiled at home?
3. Do young adults in your country like to communicate with old people?
4. How much do you think people should be responsible for (the welfare of) their own parents?
5. Do you think family relationships are important?
Describe an interesting neighbor
You should say:
Who this person is
How you know this person
What this person likes to do
And explain why you think this neighbor is interesting

Part 3
1. Do you think neighbors are important?
2. Do you think it’s important to have a good relationship with one’s neighbors?
3. Do you think people’s relationships with their neighbors today is the same as it was in the past?
4. What are the benefits of belonging to a community?

Describe a famous person in your country
You should say:
Who this person is
How you know this person
What this person is famous for
And explain why you like this person

Part3
1. In general, how do people become famous?
2. What kinds of people become famous?
3. Do you think to become famous, a person need to have some special talents?
4. What are some general qualities famous people have compared with ordinary people?
5. Compare the way people become famous today with in the past (30 or 50 years ago).
6. In your opinion, were the standards for judging who is famous before better than that are now?
Describe a person you have met before and you want to know more about
You should say:
Who this person is
When and where you met
What you did or talked about
And explain why you would like to know more about this person

Part 3
1. How do Chinese people make friends?
2. Who is more important to you, friends or family?
3. Do you like to be friends with someone who is different from you?
4. Do you have any foreign friends?
5. Why is it easier to make friends on the Internet than in reality?

Describe your favorite piece of clothing item (New)
You should say:
When you got it
Where you got it
How often you wear it
And explain why it is your favorite.

Part 3
1. Why do people want to go shopping with their friends?
2. What kind of clothes do people usually wear in formal time?
3. What do people often wear in wedding?
4. Do clothes change a lot in China nowadays?
5. Why do women like to wear bright clothes?
6. What are the benefits of shopping clothes online?
7. What influences you the most when you buy clothes?
8. Do men and women have different attitude on shopping clothes?
9. What is the attraction of shopping to people?
10. Do different clothes bring you different mood?
Describe one food you ate in foreign country (New)
You should say:
What it is
When you ate
Where you ate
And explain why you like it or dislike it.

Part 3
1. Which foreign food is common in China?
2. Why do Chinese people like Korean and Japanese food?
3. Why do people prefer food in their hometown?
4. Do you like to try new food?
5. Do you like to cook at home?
6. Is it expensive to eat out in your country?
7. What is the difference between Chinese food and western food?
Describe one thing you got for free (New)
You should say:
What it is
When and where you got it
Why you got it
And explain how you felt about it.

Part 3
1. What do people get for free?
2. Why do companies send people gifts for free?
3. Do people feel pleased when receiving free gifts?
4. What can the government offer to the society?
5. What do private companies usually donate?
Describe a plant or vegetable in your country (new)
You should say:
What it is
Where it grows
How you know it
And explain why it is important in your country.

Part 3
1. What kind of vegetable is common that grows in the garden of your country?
2. Do people like to plant vegetables in your country?
3. How do people feel when they eat vegetables they grow on their own?
4. Do people grow more or less in the future?
5. Comparing office work, do you think farm work is more tiring?
6. Do people enjoy doing farm work?
7. What are the main crops in China?
8. Do you think farmer a good job?
9. Do farmers have a good income?
10. What is the biggest problem for farmers?
Describe a new invention that is popular in all time/ has changed our life (new)
You should say:
What it is
How it changed our life
How popular it is among different age groups
And explain how you feel about it.

Part 3
1. Why do people invent new things?
2. Do new inventions make people lazy?
3. Is it good to use new technology in education?
4. Do you think it good to play movie in history class?
Describe TV series/ drama you like (New)
You should say:
What type it is
Who is the leading role
What are the plots
And explain why you like it.

Part 3
1. What type of series do you like?
2. What drama do people like to watch?
3. What TV series do your family members like?
4. Talk about a TV series about history.
5. What is your opinion about soap opera?
6. Do soap operas have positive influences on young adults?
7. What are the differences of the TV programs between the young and old?
8. Do you think soap opera can reflect the real society?
Describe a big company or organization that you know in your city (New)
You should say:
What the company is called
How did you know this company
What kind of business this company does
And explain why you are interested in the company

Part 3
1. What are the difference between big companies and small companies?
2. Are there many big companies in your country?
3. What are the good things about working for a big company?
4. How can a small company grow big?
5. Should big companies donate more to charities?
6. Should big companies be punished more seriously if they break the law?
7. What jobs are well paid? Why?
8. Why lawyers and finance related jobs earn high incomes?
9. Can engineers and programmers find a good job?
10. Do you think good jobs are well-paid jobs?
11. Is it easy to find a job in your country?
12. What the government do to solve the problem of unemployment?

Describe your favorite book you want to read again
You should say:
What it is
When you first read
What it is about
And explain why you want to read it again.

Part 3
1. What books do children read? Why?
2. What books do parents recommend to their kids?
3. Do people read as much as they did in the past?
4. What is the difference between computer, TV and books?
5. Do parents read for their children?
6. Do children will read books for their kids in the future if their parents often read for them?
Describe a website you often browse
You should say:
What it is
How you know it
How often you use it
And explain why you think it useful.

Part 3
1. What influence does the Internet have on kid?
2. Is it harmful?
3. Do you think the Internet can replace teacher?
4. Why the Internet is popular in the world?
5. Do you think paper media will disappear in the future?
6. Which one you think is better, studying online or with a group of people?
7. What can children learn from website?
8. Do you think students will study at home or school in the future?


听力

Section 1 events at Braton Festival

1-4 Matching

  1. D. newstarting time
  2. E. Cancel
  3. G. for free
  4. A. sold out

 

5-10 completion

  1. opera
  2. 30 pounds
  3. theater/theatre
  4. library
  5. 9.townhall
  6. studio

Section 2 buying a house

 

Section 3 Coursework

21.Classical History

  1. compulsory modules
  2. Object Matters

24.classification

25.coursework

26.Towns and Cities

27.origins

28.oral

29.location

30.seminars

 

Section 4 Extreme sports

31.lifestyle

  1. safer
  2.  Workers
  3.  Golf
  4. traditional
  5. regulations
  6.  training
  7. fear
  8. entertainment
  9. community

阅读

Passage 1:蝴蝶农场

A

THERE’S no animal that symbolises rainforest diversity quite as spectacularly as the tropical butterfly. Anyone lucky enough to see these creatures flitting between patches of sunlight cannot fail to be impressed by the variety of theirpatterns. But why do they display such colourful exuberance? Until recently, this was almost as pertinent a question as it had been when the 19th-century naturalists, armed only with butterfly nets and insatiable curiosity, battled through the rainforests. These early explorers soon realised that although some of the butterflies’ bright colours are there to attract a mate, others are warning signals. They send out a message to any predators: “Keep off, we’re poisonous.” And because wearing certain patterns affords protection, other species copy them. Biologists use the term “mimicry rings” for these clusters of impostors and their evolutionary idol.

B

But here’s the conundrum. “Classical mimicry theory says that only a single ring should be found in any one area,” explains George Beccaloni of the Natural History Museum, London. The idea is that in each locality there should be just the one pattern that best protects its wearers. Predators would quickly learn to avoid it and eventually all mimetic species in a region should converge upon it. “The fact that this is patently not the case has been one of the major problems in mimicry research,” says Beccaloni. In pursuit of a solution to the mystery of mimetic exuberance, Beccaloni set off for one of the megacentres for butterfly diversity, the point where the western edge of the Amazon basin meets the foothills of the Andes in Ecuador. “It’s exceptionally rich, but comparatively well collected, so I pretty much knew what was there, says Beccaloni.” The trick was to work out how all the butterflies were organised and how this related to mimicry.”

C

Working at the Jatun Sacha Biological Research Station on the banks of the Rio Napo, Beccaloni focused his attention on a group of butterflies

called ithomiines. These distant relatives of Britain’s Camberwell Beauty are abundant throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean.

They are famous for their bright colours, toxic bodies and complex mimetic relationships. “They can comprise up to 85 per cent of the individuals in a mimicry ring and their patterns are mimicked not just by butterflies, but by other insects as diverse as damselflies and true bugs,” says Philip DeVries of the Milwaukee Public Museum’s Center for Biodiversity Studies.

D

Even though all ithomiines are poisonous, it is in their interests to evolve to look like one another because predators that learn to avoid one species

will also avoid others that resemble it. This is known as Miillerian mimicry. Mimicry rings may also contain insects that are not toxic, but gain protection by looking likes a model species that is: an adaptation called Batesian mimicry. So strong is an experienced predator’s avoidance response that even quite inept resemblance gives some protection. “Often there will be a whole series of species that mimic, with varying degrees of verisimilitude, a focal or model species,” says John Turner from the University of Leeds. “The results of these deceptions are some of the most exquisite examples of evolution known to science.” In addition to colour, many mimics copy behaviours and even the flight pattern of their model species.

E

But why are there so many different mimicry rings? One idea is that species flying at the same height in the forest canopy evolve to look like one another. “It had been suggested since the 1970s that mimicry complexes were stratified by flight height,” says DeVries. The idea is that wing colour patterns are camouflaged against the different patterns of light and shadow at each level in the canopy, providing a first line of defence against predators.” But the light patterns and wing patterns don’t match very well,” he says. And observations show that the insects do not shift in height as the day progresses and the light patterns change. Worse still, according to DeVries, this theory doesn’t explain why the model species is flying at that particular height in the first place.

F

“When I first went out to Ecuador, I didn’t believe the flight height hypothesis and set out to test it,” says Beccaloni.”A few weeks with the collecting net convinced me otherwise. They really flew that way.” What he didn’t accept, however, was the explanation about light patterns. “I thought, if this idea really is true, and I can work out why, it could help explain why there are so many different warning patterns in any one place. Then we might finally understand how they could evolve in such a complex way.” The job was complicated by the sheer diversity of species involved at Jatun Sacha. Not only were there 56 ithomiine butterfly species divided among eight mimicry rings, there were also 69 other insect species, including 34 day-flying moths and a damselfly, all in a 200-hectare study area. Like many entomologists before him, Beccaloni used a large bag-like net to capture his prey. This allowed him to sample the 2.5 metres immediately above the forest floor. Unlike many previous workers, he kept very precise notes on exactly where he caught his specimens.

G

The attention to detail paid off. Beccaloni found that the mimicry rings were flying at two quite separate altitudes. “Their use of the forest was quite distinctive,” he recalls. “For example, most members of the clear-winged mimicry ring would fly close to the forest floor, while the majority of the 12 species in the tiger-winged ring fly high up.” Each mimicry ring had its own characteristic flight height.

H

However, this being practice rather than theory, things were a bit fuzzy. “They’d spend the majority of their time flying at a certain height. But they’d also spend a smaller proportion of their time flying at other heights,” Beccaloni admits. Species weren’t stacked rigidly like passenger jets waiting to land, but they did appear to have a preferred airspace in the forest. So far, so good, but he still hadn’t explained what causes the various groups of ithomiines and their chromatic consorts to fly in formations at these particular heights.

I

Then Beccaloni had a bright idea. “I started looking at the distribution of ithomiine larval food plants within the canopy,” he says. “For each one I’d record the height to which the host plant grew and the height above the ground at which the eggs or larvae were found. Once I got them back to the field station’s lab, it was just a matter of keeping them alive until they pupated and then hatched into adults which I could identify.”

参考答案:

  1. E
  2. B
  3. G
  4. F
  5. D
  6. FALSE
  7. TRUE
  8. NOT GIVEN
  9. FALSE
  10. NOT GIVEN
  11. TRUE
  12. D
  13. B

 

 

Passage 2:新西兰社区重建

  1. vi
  2. viii
  3. v
  4. iii
  5. ix
  6. vii
  7. ii
  8. D
  9. B
  10. C
  11. Density
  12. Architects
  13. Budget
  14. Garden

 

Passage 3:looking for inspiration

文章主要讲了人的什么会影响人的inspiration以及一些测试人inspiration的方法并且分析了几位专家对于人的那些方面会影响到人的inspiration


写作

首先我们先看一下今年目前位置流程/地图小作文的考试情况:

  •         1月7日流程图,考smoked fish的制作过程。
  •      2月18日地图,the diagram shows how an office building looks at present and the plan for its future development.
  •   3月4日流程图,考smoked fish的制作过程。
  •   4月20日地图,描述图书馆一楼的变化。
  •   4月29日地图, Bridge town change

这次小作文又是地图,一个博物馆及周边地区1990年和2010年的对比图。

The diagrams shows a museum and its surroundings in 1990 and 2010.Describe the difference and compare them if possible

大作文:In some countries ,people can get variety food transported from other countries. To what extent the benifits outweigh the drawbacks?

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