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IELTS test in Sydney, Australia – January 2018 (General Training)

Our friend S took the IELTS test in Sydney, Australia and remembered the following topics and questions:

Reading testIELTS test in Australia

Passage 1. About a shared bicycle service.

Passage 2. About the kiwi birds and saving the species.

Passage 3, 4. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to the airport authority about the bag forgotten at the airport. In your letter

– describe the bag and where it was left
– give details of the bag’s contents
– suggest a way for the bag to be returned to you

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

We were asked to discuss cost consideration when purchasing a product, such a cell phone or a service, such as healthcare.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What is the meaning of your name?
– What are popular names in your country?
– Do you like to travel? Why?

Cue Card

Talk about a memorable journey that you had. Please say

– Where and when did you go?
– Who did you go with?
– Why did you go on that journey?


– What happened during the journey?
– What transport is available in your country?
– What is the most popular transport in your country?
– Compare public and private transport.
– What is the future of transport, in your opinion?

IELTS Speaking test in India – January 2018

Our friend V took the IELTS Speaking test recently in India and remembered the following questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in India


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What is your job profile?
– Did you require any training for this job?
– In the future would you like to get any training or courses from your company?
– What is the meaning of your name?
– Who is giving a name to a newborn in your community?
– Is there any function on the day when a baby get his/her name?
– In your culture are there any common names?
– Why do people give common names to their children?

Cue Card

Talk about activities that you are doing to keep yourself fit. Please say

– What are they?
– Why do you do them?
– How do you feel after doing them?


– Do you think younger or older people are doing more physical activities to keep themselves fit?
– Is it a government’s or individual’s responsibility to keep their body in a good shape?
– In your society do you think the government is responsible for educating people about healthy life style?
– Do you think people prefer meditation or Yoga activities nowadays?



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