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IELTS test in the UK – November 2017 (General Training)

Our friend P took the IELTS test in the UK, here is what he remembered:

IELTS test in the UKListening test

Section 1. A conversation about buying camping equipment such as a tent, air mattresses, torch, stove and so on.

Section 2. A research about nurses in 1840’s.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. An airport design description.

Reading test

Passage 1. About a zoo, aquarium and parks.

Passage 2. About different types of bottled water such as mineral, sparkling and still. Where it comes from and that it’s more expensive than fuel.

Passage 3. Tickets brochure.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to a friend asking for a recipe from his/her country for the party you are organizing. In your letter

– Tell your friend about the party
– Ask for the recipe
– Explain why you need the recipe from his/her country

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Many people think that important things in life are mostly free or can’t be bought. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Give your opinion and examples from your own experience.

Speaking test


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

Cue Card

Talk about a local organisation that employs a lot of people in your area. Please say

– what the organisation is
– what the organisation does
– what you think about the organisation


Don’t remember.

IELTS test in Iran and the Philippines – October 2017 (Academic Module)

Our friends D and S remembered the following topics and questions after taking their identical IELTS exams in Iran and the Philippines:

Listening testIELTS test in the Philippines

Section 1. About a summer educational course.

Section 2. About the Paradise Island.

Section 3. Don’t remember.

Section 4. About a certain variety of birds.

Reading test

Passage 1. About residential house construction.

Passage 2. Don’t remember.

Passage 3. About social media sites.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a map of a town 20 years ago and today. We had to compare and notice the changes between the two.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Many people complain about commercial advertisements and their influence on children. Should it be controlled by the government? What are the possible effects on children?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What course did you take?
– Why did you choose that course?
– Do you work now?
– What do you do?
– How far is it from your home?
– How long does it take to get to work?

Cue Card

Talk about your greatest achievement in life. Please say

– What did you do?
– How did you do it?
– Why are you so proud of this achievement?


– Is it important to have a job?
– Why is it important to have a job?
– Do you have other goals?
– What are important goals in life?



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