IELTS test in Australia – October 2015 (General Training)

Our friend S took the IELTS test in Australia and remembered the following Writing and Speaking questions:

Writing testIELTS test in Australia

Writing task 1 (a letter)

You have been living in an apartment for a year. Recently the landlord notified you about rent increase starting from next month. Write a complaint letter to him/her and say

– Introduce yourself and describe your situation.
– Explain why you cannot pay the increased rent.
– What will you do, if the landlord will insist on increasing the rent?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Nowadays communication technology is developing rapidly; people communicate in different ways. Is it a positive or negative development? Give your opinion and examples from your own experience.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Where do you live now?
– Do you work or study?
– What do you do?

Cue Card

Talk about loud noise in public places. Please say

– What and where is it?
– How does it affect you?
– Suggest a solution to this situation.


– Do people consider noise and air pollution to be of the same level of importance? Why?
– Do people really feel comfortable in absolutely silent places? Why?
– Why do you think friends meet at loud places such as pubs?
– Can they hear each other at all?
– What place would you choose to have a good conversation? Why?



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