Practice Test 3 – G

To help you learn how to improve your score, it is important that you complete the IELTS General Practice Test 3 below in no more than 60 minutes. Please use pencil if you plan to take the normal test or, type your response if you plan to take the computer-delivered test. Do not continue if your time is up and you’ve not yet finished. It is important we can see how much you are able to write within the time-period. If you write a plan, please make sure to show this too.


DO NOT read the tasks below until you are ready to start your Practice Test 3!

Task 1

You are going away on holiday and your friend has agreed to look after your pet and your house while you are away. Write an email to your friend. You should say:

  • what they need to do to look after your pet
  • what other jobs they should do in your house
  • how to contact you if there are any problems.

You should write 150 words.

Task 2

Some parents buy their children a large number of expensive toys these days. Why are they doing this? What effects is this having on children and society as a whole?

Give reasons for your answer and include relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.

You should write 250 words.

Send your completed Practice Test to: review@gettingahead.com.au