IELTS Speaking test in the Philippines – March 2014

An IELTS test taker from the Philippines (thanks, H!) shared the speaking questions from a recent exam:

Speaking testIELTS test in the Philippines


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you like your town? Why?
– How long have you been living there?
– Did you like riding a bicycle as a kid?
– Do you still use a bicycle? Why?
– What are the benefits of riding a bicycle?
– Do you think cycling is becoming popular in your country? Why?

Cue Card

Describe a group activity that you successfully took part in (at school/university/work). Please say

– What was the activity?
– Who was there with you?
– Would you invite others to join this activity?


– How do people communicate nowadays?
– Did technology change the way we communicate? How?
– What is the good and bad sides of this?
– What is the importance of face to face interaction?

IELTS test in Egypt – March 2014 (General Training)

The questions below were shared by M who recently took the IELTS test in Egypt:

Writing testIELTS test in Egypt

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You are a foreign student and you received an invitation to participate in the international day. Reply that you agree and propose the activities to be done through out the day.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people think saving money is good, but others think that spending money is a better way to enjoy life. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Do you work or study?
– Where are you from?
– Where is your home town?
– What do you like or dislike about it?
– Do you play any musical instrument?
– What music do you like or dislike?

Cue Card

Talk about an elderly person that you know. Please say

– How often do you meet with him/her?
– When and where do you meet?
– What topics do you discuss?


– Do you have a lot of free time?
– Do you have more free time now compared to the past?
– What do you like to do in your free time?
– Do you spend more or less time with your family now compared to the past?



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