IELTS Speaking test in Abu Dhabi, the UAE – May 2012

Our kind friend S from Abu Dhabi shared the IELTS speaking questions below:

Speaking testIELTS test in the UAE


– What is your name?
– Are you working or studying?
– Why did you choose this type of work?
– Where are you from?
– Describe your country.
– Are you happy to live here? Why?

Cue Card

Describe what would you do if you had a lot of money. Please say

– Where would you spend it?
– What would it feel like?
– Why would you do it this way?


– Do you think being rich is enough? Why?
– What are the positive or negative sides of being rich?

IELTS test in Serbia – May 2012 (General Training)

This IELTS test was shared by G from Serbia, who remembered the writing and speaking parts:

Writing test IELTS test in Serbia

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your friend from an English speaking country, who wants to visit your country. In your letter

– Invite him and his parents.
– Tell him what places they should visit in your country.
– Give him some useful advice.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays, children play computer games for long hours and they do not play old traditional games. What do you think is the reason? Do you think this influences children in a good or a bad way?

Speaking test


– Can you tell me your full name?
– Can I see your ID, please?
– Do you like to draw?
– Are drawings important in people’s lives?
– Is it hard to draw?
– Can you tell me how you spend your birthdays?
– Please, describe your most interesting birthday.
– Do all your friends know when your birthday is?

Cue Card

Talk about the most interesting journey that you had when you were young. Please say

– Where have you been?
– Whom did you travel with?
– Why was that trip important for you?


– How can people travel around your country?
– Can you compare prices of different transportation types?
– What transportation type will be used the most in the future?
– What benefits do people get from traveling?



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