IELTS test in Australia – February 2016 (Academic Module)

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a line graph showing the number of people using a fixed line telephone, mobile phone and Internet in China between 1994 and 2005. We had to summarise the information.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

In many countries prison is the most common solution to crime problems. However, some people believe that better education will be a more effective solution. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? Give your opinion.

Speaking test

- What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Where are you from?
- Do you work or study?
- Tell me about your hometown.
- Is it a big city or a small town?
- Would you like to live in the countryside?
- Do you like swimming?
- Do you prefer to swim in the pool or the ocean?
- How important is it to learn swimming in your country?

Cue Card

Describe a long car journey that you remember well. Please say

- When was it?
- Where did you go?
- Who did you go there with?

Discussion

- Why do you still remember that trip?
- How did you feel after finishing it?
- What do you think about the car industry now?
- What do you think about new technology development in the car industry?
- Are there environmental issues related to car industry in the world?
- How can these issues be resolved?


IELTS Speaking test in India – February 2016

Speaking test

Interview

- What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Where are you from?
- Do you work or study?
- Describe your job, please.
- What are the disadvantages of using computers?
- What do you like about your job? Why?
- Would you like to continue doing your job in the future?
- Do you aspire to learn something different in the future?

Cue Card

Talk about a piece of clothing that you received as a gift recently. Please say

- What and when was it?
- Who gave it to you?
- Why was it important to you?

Discussion

- Do you think the Internet influences the fashion industry today? Why?
- Who must wear trendy clothes, youth or older people? Why?
- What are the benefits of fashion industry to a country?
- Why do people wear different styles of clothing?
- Why do some companies have uniform for their employees?
- Who do you think purchases designer clothes usually?
- Does it depend on the age of people? Why?


IELTS test in India, Bangladesh and Iran – January 2016 (Academic Module)

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a table showing international visits to 8 countries in 2009 and 2010. We had to compare and summarise the information.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Many people believe that healthy eating and the importance of healthy food should be taught in schools. Others say that parents should teach their kids about healthy food and diet. Discuss both views, give your opinion and relevant examples.

Speaking test

- What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Where are you from?
- Do you work or study?
- What subject are you studying?

Cue Card 1

Describe a person who does an important job in your opinion. Please say

- Who is this person?
- What does he/she do?
- Why is it an important job?

Cue Card 2

Talk about a recent event that made you happy. Please say

- When and where was it?
- What was it?
- Why did it make you happy?

Discussion

- Do you use social network sites?
- Do you think you will be using them more in the future?
- Do you think motivation is important?


IELTS Speaking test in Brisbane, Australia – January 2016

Speaking test

Interview

- What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Where are you from?
- Do you work or study?
- What subject are you studying?
- Do you live in a house or an apartment?
- What is good or bad about your house?
- Which room is your favourite? Why?
- Do you want to change something in your house?
- Why do you want to do it?
- Do you like riding a bicycle?
- Do you have a bicycle?
- How often do you ride it?

Describe a book that you have recently read. Please say

- What book is it?
- What is it about?
- How long did it take you to read it?

Discussion

- Would you recommend this book to others?
- Why do you think people read books, especially novels?
- Is reading a book different from watching a movie based on it? Why?
- Why do you think many books are made into movies?
- Is there a difference between reading a printed book and its electronic version?


IELTS test in India – January 2016 (Academic Module)

Listening test

Section 1. Loan application form including details such as the loan amount, personal details, purpose of the loan.

Section 2. A lecture about a man-made Scottish canal.
Questions: multiple choice, map labelling.

Section 3, 4. Don’t remember.

Reading test

Passage 1. The history of wooden barrels: their origin, construction, current state and use.

Passage 2. About extinction of animals and mammals in particular in Australia.
Questions: match headings to paragraphs.

Passage 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a chart showing the number of teenagers who attended universities in four different countries in 2008.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays leisure industry products and modern gadgets are widely used by young people. The use of these products reduces the young generation’s creativity. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Give your own opinion.

Speaking test

Interview

- What is your full name?
- Can I see your ID?
- Where are you from?
- Do you work or study?
- Describe your house.
- Which room do you like the most?
- Is there anything you want to change in the house?
- What would it be?
- Why would you like to do it?

Cue Card

Describe an item you have recently bought that is useful to you. Please say

- What is it?
- Where and when did you buy it?
- Why did you buy it?

Discussion

- What do you think about marketing products?
- What do you think about brand value?
- Is there a direct correlation between brand and its quality?