IELTS Speaking test in India – May 2016

When U took the IELTS test in India he was asked the following Speaking questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in India


– What is your name?
– How may I call you?
– Where are you from?
– Do you often use public transport?
– Do you use taxis or buses?
– Have you ever taken a long distance trip by bus or taxi?
– What do you think about the public transport facilities in your city?

Cue Card

Talk about an article you read recently in a magazine or newspaper. Please say

– What magazine/newspaper it was
– When you read the article
– What it was about


– What did you do with that article? Did you cut it out and save it?
– Do people read magazines in your country?
– What type of magazines do people prefer?
– Is there any negative impact of magazines on young generation?
– Is there any difference between an article published in a newspaper and a television show about the same issue?
– What are the benefits of showing news on television?
– Are the journalists doing their job well?

IELTS test in Australia – May 2016 (General Training)

Our kind friend E 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 came to know that your company is looking for a translator for meetings, and you know a person who is good at translation. Write to your manager and say

– Describe this person.
– Explain why he/she is suitable for this role.
– Give his/her contact details to your manager.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

In some countries children start school at the age of four and in other countries at the age of seven. Some people believe that early school start is affecting parent-child relationships. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of starting school early and give your own opinion.

Speaking test


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

Cue Card

Talk about an instance when you had to get up very early in the morning. Please say

– Where and when did it happen?
– Why did you get up so early?
– How did you feel after that?


– How often do you get up that early in the morning?
– Do you like to wake up late in weekends?



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