IELTS test in India – November 2015 (Academic Module)

Our friend S took the IELTS test in India and remembered the following details:

Listening testIELTS test in India

Section 1. Two friends were talking about flight recruitment.
Section 2. Dolphins in New Zealand.
Section 3. Don’t remember.
Section 4. About an invasion and some findings.

Reading test

Passage 1. About an archaeologist who studied some excavations conducted in New Zealand.
Passage 2. About concentration and multi-tasking.
Passage 3. Entrepreneurship among Hong Kong children.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

There was a table showing the changes in number of people per household in Great Britain in 1961 and 2001.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Environmental problems such as pollution and climate change affect all the people in the world. Although global decision are made to reduce these problems, the solutions are not effective. Why are the solutions ineffective? How can these problems be solved?

Speaking test


– What is your name?
– Can you show me your identification?
– Where are you from?
– Are you working or studying?
– What type of work do you do?
– What is more important, the job or the people who work with you?
– What are the most popular sports in your country?
– Do you play any sports?
– When was the last time you watched a match on TV?
– What do you prefer, watching sports in TV or going to watch live at the stadium?
– What sports/game would you like to play in the future?

Cue Card

Describe a garden or park you enjoyed spending time in. Please say:

– How does it look?
– What did you do there?
– Why did you enjoy this time?


– What do you think about trees in the city?
– What are the benefits of trees in cities?
– Does expanding cities to villages have a negative impact on the villages?
– Are human beings making any efforts to maintain ecological balance?
– Is it effective?

IELTS Speaking test in Uzbekistan – November 2015

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

Speaking testIELTS test in Uzbekistan


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What subject are you studying?
– Do you like snacks?
– What snacks do you like to eat?
– Did you like these snacks as a child?
– Do you go to bed late?
– Did you go to bed late as a child?
– Why is that?

Cue Card

Describe a person from TV news that you would like to meet in the future. Please say

– Who is this person?
– Why was he/she in the news?
– Why do you want to meet him/her?


– Do you think the international or national news are more important?
– What kind of people are in the news in your country?
– Are there any changes between technology now and in the past?



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