IELTS test in Turkey – June 2013 (Academic Module)

The IELTS exam update below was shared by B from Turkey (thank you!). B didn’t remember the Listening or the Reading topics.

Writing testIELTS test in Turkey

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a chart showing some figures for health care in Austria, France and Italy in 1990, 2000 and 2010 . We had to comment on the number of days people spent in a hospital each year, how many beds and doctors were available per 1000 people, etc.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people think that women should take part in the military or the police force, but others oppose to this idea. Discuss both views, give your own opinion and examples.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What kind of toys did you have in your childhood?
– Do you still have any of your old toys?
– Why do you keep them?
– Why do people use public transport in general?
– Do you think it is a matter of a social status for them?
– Do people in your country use cars a lot?
– Why do you think they use cars?
– Do you think it is a matter of social status for them as well?
– Do you use public transport or car? Why?

Cue Card

Talk about an interesting trip that you took by public transport. Please say

– Where did you go?
– What happened there?
– Did you like that trip?


– Do you think governments can and should limit car usage?
– What will people use more in the future: cars or public transport?

IELTS Speaking test in Mexico – June 2013

An IELTS test taker from Mexico (thank you L!) shared his Speaking questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in Mexico


– Are you working or studying now?
– What do you do at your job?
– Do you like boats?
– Would you buy a boat? Why?
– Have you traveled by boat?
– Do you think that people in your country like boat trips?

Cue Card

Describe a website that you have visited, that helped you in some way. Please say

– When did you visit it?
– What is it about?
– How did you find out about it?
– Why was it helpful?


– Do you think the Internet is good for people? Why?
– Do you shop online?
– Do you think that universities make good use of the Internet?
– What about private universities?



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