IELTS Speaking test in Indonesia – July 2012

The speaking questions below were sent by D, whose update from Indonesia was posted here yesterday.

Speaking testIELTS test in Indonesia


– What is your full name?
– Where are you from originally?
– Where do you live at the moment?
– Is it a house or an apartment?
– Why did you choose to live in a house?
– Which room do you like the most, in the house?
– Did you visit your school since you have graduated?
– Do you still in contact with your classmates? How?
– Do you like flowers? Why?
– Have you ever given flowers to anybody?
– When was it?
– Whom did you give them to?
– What was the occasion?

Cue Card

Talk about a program or a TV channel that you enjoy watching regularly. Please say
– What is it called?
– When do we usually watch it?
– Why do you prefer to watch this program and not the other ones?
– What is the program about?


– Do you prefer to watch a movie in a cinema or at home? Why?
– Do you think some television channel broadcasts can be considered good entertainment media? Why?
– Do you think a TV channel is useful for lonely people?

IELTS test in Indonesia – July 2012 (General Training)

The IELTS exam below was shared by D (thank you!)

Listening testIELTS test in Indonesia

Section 1. A man was calling an educational toys company to inquire about some toys for his children.
Questions: fill in blanks.

Section 2. A talk on the radio about Queensland travel festival.
Questions: multiple choice.

Section 3. Two students were conducting a survey about university facilities.
Questions: fill in blanks, diagram labeling, multiple choice.

Section 4. Donna Chan, a university researcher explains about her studies, why she loves her job and about some of her new findings.
Questions: fill in blanks and multiple choice.

Reading test

Passage 1. A public library notification that included how the staff should behave.
Questions: True/False/Not given.

Passage 2. Description of some restaurants in Sydney.
Questions: Matching features to the right restaurant.

Passage 3. About an employment agency’s code of conduct and also some restrictions they have to comply with.
Questions: fill in blanks.

Passage 4. A text about job clubs, some suggestions on how to improve the clubs.
Questions: rephrasing some sentences.

Passage 5: A text about an expedition of two best friends to the dunes somewhere in Mongolia, near the Gobi desert.
Questions: Matching some paragraphs with the main idea in every single paragraph, fill in blanks.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your manager and ask for his/her comments regarding the article which will be published in a famous magazine next month. In this letter, you should say

– What have you written the article about?
– Why did you write it?
– What makes it so special?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays in some countries, single young adults prefer to live outside of their parents homes, they usually leave to study or work in different places. Do you think this trend has more advantages or disadvantages?



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