IELTS Speaking test in the USA – May 2016

Our friend K took the IELTS Speaking test in the USA and remembered the following questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in USA


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Describe your hometown.
– Do you love your city? Why?
– Would you like to live in the countryside?
– Are you going out with friends?
– How often do you do it?
– Where do you usually go?
– Do you prefer to go out in a big or small group? Why?

Cue Card

Talk about an instance when you decided to wait for something or somebody. Please say

– What did you wait for?
– What did you do while waiting?
– How did you feel about it?


– Do you have to wait often?
– On what occasions do people have to wait usually, in your country?
– What would you suggest to reduce the waiting time?
– Why do you think it would work?
– Some say that sometimes we need to wait to start valuing things more.
– Do you agree or disagree? Why?
– Do you think patience is crucial for everyone? Why?

IELTS test in Turkey – May 2016 (Academic Module)

Our friend G took the IELTS test in Turkey and remembered the following Reading, Writing and Speaking topics/questions:

Reading testIELTS test in Turkey

Passage 1. About broadcasting in England.

Passage 2. A text on how exercises affect our brain.
Questions: True/False/Not Given.

Passage 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given three bar charts showing three types of use of agricultural lands and a map showing four different regions in America. We had to compare between regions.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some think that buildings should be constructed with functionality in mind, as it is more important than design. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– What is your major?
– What is the best part of this subject?
– Describe your primary school years.
– Do you think your teachers were good? Why?
– Did you like to dance when you were a child?
– Do you still like to dance? Why?

Cue Card

Describe a toy that you liked as a child. Please say
– what it was
– who gave it to you
– why you still remember this toy


– Do you think parents should buy every toy that their children want?
– In your country, what kind of toys do children usually play with?



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