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IELTS Speaking test in the Philippines – March 2018

When C took the IELTS Speaking test in the Philippines he was asked the following questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in the Philippines


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– How long have you been working?
– Is attending training for your job beneficial?
– Do you like rain?
– Does rain change the mood of an individual?

Cue Card

Talk about a place in your country that is popular with locals but unknown to tourists. Please say

– What place is it?
– Where is it located?
– Why is it unique, and
– Why don’t tourists visit it?


– Why do some people love extreme sports?
– What makes your country unique, as compared to others?
– Why do international and local tourists need to pay when visiting certain places?

IELTS test in Cyprus – March 2018 (Academic Module)

Our friend R took the IELTS test in Cyprus and remembered the following topics and questions:

Listening testIELTS test in Cyprus

Section 1. A person enquired about a volunteering job.

Section 2. A map of whales’ routes and directions with description.
Questions: True/False/Not Given, match headings to paragraphs.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. A conversation about ships.
Questions: multiple choice.

Reading test

Passage 1. An article on patience, fairness and pleasure.

Passage 2. About Tolstoy’s art.

Passage 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given three maps of the city Krella in 1750, 1950 and 2000. We had to describe changes to the city.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

The trend of online shopping is increasing significantly. What effect does it have on the environment and society in general?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What subjects were you studying?
– What was the most interesting part of your study?
– What kind of advertisements do you like, funny or serious?
– What do you think about advertisements on buildings?
– Did you buy anything after seeing these advertisements?
– Do you use emails?
– Do you think emails will be used more in future?

Cue Card

Describe a book you read recently. Please say

– What book?
– What was it about?
– Did you like the book or not, and why?


– Do you remember a situation when a lot of people were smiling?
– Did you tell about this situation to your family?
– Who laughs more in your opinion, men or women?
– Do emotions change when people go to different places?
– Why do people smile in photographs?



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