Subscribe hereRSS of IELTS-Blog.com via RSS or via email Help

IELTS-Blog

Your best IELTS study partner

IELTS test in Australia and Iran – February 2016 (Academic Module)

Here are the Writing and Speaking questions that two test takers from Australia and Iran remembered (their exams were apparently identical):

Writing testIELTS test in Australia

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a vertical bar graph showing the amount of money spent on developing countries by four different organisations. We had to summarise and explain the graph.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some cities do not restrict how stylish and unique can be houses and offices that people construct. Do you think the advantages of this approach outweigh the disadvantages?

Speaking test

Interview

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you like to visit museums?
– Do you go out with your friends?
– When does it usually happen?
– How often do you go out?
– Do you like watching movies?
– What kind of movies do you like the most?
– How often do you go to the cinema?
– Do you think children nowadays watch different movies compared to the past?

Cue Card

Describe a hand craft that you made at school. Please say

– What was it?
– Why did you like it?
– Were you good at it?

Discussion

– What hand-made items do people give as gifts to each other?
– Are there advantages to giving a hand-made gift?
– Do many people give handmade gifts nowadays? Why?

IELTS test in India – February 2016 (General Training)

Below are the topics and questions from a recent IELTS exam in India, shared by T – thanks!

Listening testIELTS test in India

Section 1. A phone conversation regarding booking hotel banquet services to celebrate an event. The options that were discussed included accommodation and food.

Section 2. About a new online bicycle renting system, including information on how to use the booking system.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. A floor plan of bicycle parking centre. There was a gym, VIP bicycle parking spaces, towel room and so on.

Reading test

Passage 1. There were six advertisements with different lodging options.
Questions: match descriptions to paragraphs A to E.

Passage 2. About crocodiles during the Mesozoic Era and their survival.

Passage 3, 4. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Recently your employer offered some employees to do some work directly from home. Write a letter to your manger requesting the same arrangement. You should say

– Why do you want to work from home?
– Why would it be beneficial for the company and yourself?
– Suggest a suitable arrangement for you to work from home.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays the crime rate among young people is increasing. Why do you think this is happening? What can be done by parents and teachers to reduce it?

Speaking test

Interview

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

Cue Card

Describe a situation where you had to communicate in a foreign language for the first time. Please say

– When and where did it happen?
– What was the situation?
– How did it make you feel?

Discussion

– What is the right age to start teaching children a foreign language, in your opinion?
– Why do you think so?
– Are there any exceptions?
– What different ways are there to teach a new language to kids?

 

Awards

  • Top 25 IELTS Blogs Winner Award
  • Best Australian Blogs 2014 Competition - People's Choice Winner

Sponsors

Online course

Practice tests

Site Search

New Services

Latest Posts: