IELTS test in Penang, Malaysia – April 2015 (Academic Module)

Our kind friend T took the IELTS test in Malaysia and remembered the following writing and Speaking questions:

Writing testIELTS test in Malaysia

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a line graph and a bar chart showing the traffic levels in England and Wales in particular. The charts included vehicle types that contributed the most to CO2 emissions from 2001 and up to 2020 (projected).

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays more and more older people compete with younger people for the same jobs. What can be the reason for this? What would you suggest as a solution?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you think your English is good?
– What will you do after studying this language?
– Do you like weekends?
– What do you do usually at weekends?
– Do you plan your weekends?
– Do you like trees?
– Have you ever planted a tree?

Cue Card

Describe a documentary or a movie that you enjoyed and would like to watch again. Please say

– What movie is it?
– Why did you like it so much?
– Would you recommend it to others?


– Do you think featuring famous artists is important for a movie’s success?
– Do you think people in different stages of life will choose different types of movies? Why?
– Do you think that older people like to watch movies of their generation more than modern ones?

IELTS Speaking test in Uganda – April 2015

An IELTS test taker from Uganda (thanks C!) remembered the Speaking questions below:

Speaking testIELTS test in Uganda


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?
– Do you like your job?
– Is it related to your future career? Why?
– Tell me about a typical family in your country.
– How many hours do you sleep in a day?
– Do you perform better when you sleep for an hour during the day?
– Are you good at timekeeping?
– How do you manage your time?
– How did you learn to manage your time?

Cue Card

Describe an event in your childhood that you remember. Please say

– What was the event?
– How old were you then?
– What did you do during the event?


– What age a person becomes an adult in your country?
– What do you think is the age a person can become totally independent?
– Do you think roles of men and women are the same today as they were in the past?
– What do you think children should learn? Why?
– Should boys be treated the same way as girls?



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