IELTS test in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – June 2016 (General Training)

Thanks to A who took the IELTS test in Saudi Arabia we can share the following topics and questions:

Listening testIELTS test in Saudi Arabia

Section 1. Someone called a travel agency to discuss the programs and benefits.

Section 2. About a photography competition and the rules it will be judged on.

Section 3. A dialogue between two business students discussing a famous coffee shop history.

Section 4. It was related to the railway and tunnel between France and England and their history starting from the 19th century.

Reading test

Passage 1. Advertisements of different programs available for diving.

Passage 2. About the system used by an organization to study and learn and the benefits of subscription.

Passage 3 About RFID (radio frequency identification details) and its use.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a letter)

Write a letter to your manager about a new colleague, who makes things difficult at work for all of your team.

– Describe why he/she makes it difficult.
– Describe your feelings regarding the situation.
– What do you want your manager to do about it?

Writing Task 2 (an essay)

Some people say that it’s better for children to grow up in a city, while others say growing up in the countryside is better. Do you agree or disagree? Give your 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 live in a house or a flat?
– Describe the place you live in.
– Do you plan to stay there for a long time? Why?
– Are there any transport facilities near your home?
– Do you have any entertainment places in your city?
– How do you spend weekends?
– Do you like arts?
– Do you like movies?
– How often do you go to the cinema?
– Did you visit an art gallery before?
– When was the last time?
– Do you have any special plans for the next weekend?

Cue Card

Talk about a person who is a leader and admired by you. Please say

– Who is this person?
– Where did you meet him/her?
– Why do you admire him/her?


– Are you a leader?
– What skills are necessary to be a leader? Why?
– Is a good leader important for a team?
– What are the effects of leadership on a person?

IELTS Speaking test in India – June 2016

The following Speaking questions were asked in a recent IELTS test in India:

Speaking testIELTS test in India


– What is your name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Do you work or study?
– What is your major?
– Do you like to study in the morning or afternoon? Why?
– What is the most interesting thing about your study?
– What do you usually do in the evenings?
– Do you spend weekdays’ evenings in the same way as weekend evenings?

Cue Card

Talk about a piece of clothing that you received as a gift from someone. Please say

– What was it?
– Who gave it to you?
– When do you wear it?


– Let’s talk about uniforms.
– Why do people wear a uniform in your opinion?
– What can you tell me about different types of uniforms?
– What type of clothes do people wear at home and when they go out?



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