When C took the IELTS Speaking test in Hong Kong, the following questions were asked:
– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Can you describe your home?
– What part of Hong Kong do you live in?
– Do you have dreams when you sleep?
– What dreams do you usually have?
– Do you like to listen to other people talking about their dreams?
– Why is it so?
Talk about a place where you go for a swim. Please say
– Why do you like to go there?
– What does the place look like?
– Who do you go there with?
– Why are some sports more popular than others?
– What do you think about sports facilities in your city?
– Can government policies affect sports facilities? How?
– What can the government do to improve sport facilities?
– Do you think the demand for leisure and cultural facilities varies for different age groups?
– Why do you think it is?
– Do you like buying shoes?
– Do prefer them fashionable or comfortable?
– Why is that?
Our kind friend B took the IELTS test in Hong Kong and remembered the following topics and questions:
Section 1. About sports photography and the itinerary of a weekend photography course.
Questions: diagram labeling.
Section 2. About a library renovation and extension.
Questions: multiple choice, match headings to paragraphs.
Section 3. Don’t remember.
Section 4. About sports utility vehicles (SUV).
Questions: filling in blanks.
Passage 1. Medical services hotline.
Questions: match paragraphs to information.
Passage 2. About a TV program.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 4 words).
Passage 3. Don’t remember.
Passage 4. A loan application for buying trip tickets.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 3 words).
Writing task 1 (a letter)
Write a letter to a friend to ask for his/her help to collect money for a charity organization. The letter needs to cover the following details:
– Why do you want to collect money for the charity organization?
– Ask your friend to help.
– Explain in detail how your friend can help.
Writing Task 2 (an essay)
Some people believe that children should listen to and obey their parents. Others believe that children should think and do things on their own. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.