IELTS test in India – March 2015 (General Training)

Our friend V took the IELTS test in India and remembered the following Writing and Speaking questions:

Writing testIELTS test in India

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You are in a hospital with a broken leg. Your colleagues sent you get well cards and gifts. Write a letter to them and include the following:

– Thank them for everything.
– Explain how you spend time in the hospital.
– Inform them about your recovery process.

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people think that a car is the best way to travel in cities while others believe a bicycle is a better way. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do at your job?
– Which season do you like? Why?
– How many seasons are there in your country?
– What changes do you see between seasons?
– Do you like to live in a place with one season or different seasons?
– What do you do in different seasons?

Cue Card

Talk about a book that you read recently. Please say

– What is the name of the book?
– When did you read it?
– What did you like or dislike about it?


– What books do children like to read? Why?
– Do adults choose to read magazines instead of books? Why?
– How can parents inculcate their children with the reading habit?
– Can parents or teachers make a child read books? How?
– Do you see any change in reading habits now compared to the past?
– What do you prefer, e-books or print books?
– Do you think e-books will replace print books completely in the future? Why?

IELTS Speaking test in India – March 2015

An IELTS test taker from India (thanks, P!) remembered the following Speaking questions:

Speaking test

Interview IELTS test in India

– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you live in a house or an apartment?
– Which room at home is your favorite? Why?
– What facilities are there near your place?
– Do you like watching the sky?
– Do you prefer to do it during the day or at night?
– How do you usually watch it?
– What kind of clothes do you like to wear?
– Are there many clothing shops in your area?
– What clothes do you wear for different situations? Why?
– What color do you like the most in clothes?

Cue Card

Describe someone you know who is a good cook. Please say

– Who is this person?
– What kinds of food does he/she cook?
– Explain why he/she is good at cooking.


– Do you like cooking?
– Who is cooking in your family?
– When you were a child, who was cooking for you?
– What do you usually eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Why?
– What age do you think children should be taught to cook? Why?
– Do you think it’s important to know how to cook well?
– What nutrition is good for children in your opinion? Why?



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