IELTS test in USA – June 2010 (Academic Module)

IELTS topics in Writing and Speaking were shared by F from USA (thank you!), who remembered the following:

Writing test

Writing Task 1 (a report)

There were 2 different bar charts. The charts showed the emissions of Carbon Dioxide in 5 countries – Australia, China, India, Japan, and UK.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Many schoolchildren and students are taught to try to push themselves to be competitive and to do better than other students, instead of teaming up. Do the disadvantages of making students competitive outweigh the advantages?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– What can I call you?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you like going to shopping malls?
– What is it that you like the most about going to shopping malls?

Cue Card

Talk about a film you saw recently, please say:
– Where did you see it?
– Who did you see it with?
– What didn’t you like about it?


– How do you think films affect children?
– Does violence in the movies have an effect on children?
– How can a culture be represented in a movie?

IELTS Speaking questions from Australia – June 2010

IELTS questions from Speaking test were shared by A from Australia. Here is what she remembered:

Speaking test


– Whats is your full name?
– What do you study or where do you work?
– Do you enjoy your studies or work? Why?

– What do you think of shopping?
– What do you think, are there many big shopping malls in a country nowadays?
– Is it good that the shops are getting bigger and bigger?

Cue card

Tell me from your experience about something that you bought but never used. Please say:
– What was it?
– Why did you buy it?
– Why didn’t you use it?


– How do you think people recycle things?
– Do you know how to recycle?

– What do you think of neighbors?
– Do you have a good relationship with your neighbors?
– Is it important to have a good relationship with neighbors? Why?



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